Facebook Trademarks The Word Face

Facebook has managed to trademark the word ‘Face’ in the US, and has persuaded the US Patent and Trademark office to grant them a trademark on the word.

The trademark hasn’t been finalized as yet, but Facebook only have a couple of small hurdles to overcome before they are awarded the full trademark for the word Face, so basically the agreement is in principle at the moment.

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Star Wars TomTom Now Available (video)

If you have been patiently waiting for the release of the TomTom Star Wars edition of SatNavs, you will be pleased to know that they are now available.

The new Star Wars themed navigation systems allow you to be directed to your destination by either Darth Vader, C-3PO, Yoda or Han Solo. Check out the video after the break to see Darth adding his voice to the software.

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Operation Flashpoint Red River Gameplay Trailer

Codemasters have just released a new gameplay trailer of their new Operation Flashpoint Red River game. The new release Red River is currently halfway through development and being prepped for release on the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 in 2011. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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Sony Nex-5 Camera Review

The Sony NEX-5 is one of two models in Sony’s new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera range, the NEX-5 is the more expensive of the two models and come with more features.

We have been testing out the Sony Nex-5 over the past week here at Geeky Gadgets, so we thought it was about time to let our readers know what we thought of the NEX-5, its features, and what it is like at taking photos in every day use.

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Amphibious Sealegs Speedboat Can Save Anyone, Anywhere

Except outer space. Oh, and people trapped in a burning zeppelin. This maritime wonder would need a couple of rotor blades to make it airborne.

It looks kinda ridiculous to be honest. There have been tons of designs for amphibious all-terrain seacraft before and this newfangled Sealegs–the brand name for an entire family of specialized speedboats–looks pretty kooky. But hey, if you’re enthusiastic about running on land and then water (or vise versa) pronto, then maybe this is the vehicle for you.

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Aviary Unveils Feather HTML5 Photo Editor

Today Aviary the creative apps development company has unveiled their latest creation in HTML 5 a photo and image editor, code named ‘Feather’.

As with other Aviary applications the new feather HTML 5 image editor is very easy to use yet very powerful and has been designed to be portable and embeddable.

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German Google Fanatics Pelt Homes Of Street View Exemptionists

If you’re wondering about the title, it is what it is. Google diehards attacked the peaceful homes of people who wanted their residences blurred on Google Street View in Germany (henceforth known as exemptionists). What makes this incident hilariously awful is the means by which the diehards exacted vengeance: eggs. Yes, eggs. They threw eggs at houses. Morons, we say.


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Activision Will Never Charge for CoD Multiplayer

Activision has today released a statement that quashes the rumours, they are readying a subscription plan and thinking of charging for users to play their multiplayer Call Of Duty games online.

Even though they have created the most popular shooters ever seen or played, Activison wanted to put an end to the rumours and has categorically confirmed they will never put a cost on the shooter’s online service.


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