MSI Launches GT780R Gaming Notebook

MSI has announced the launch of a new gaming notebook called the GT780R-012US. This very well equipped gaming notebook has some great hardware under its black case. The machine uses an Intel Core i7-2630QM processor and it runs Windows 7 Home Premium. The video card in the machine is a GeForce GTX 560M with 1.5GB of VRAM.

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USB Cooking Pot Charges Your Smartphone Using Excess Heat

If you spend a lot of time camping out in the wild, or cooking your meals on open fires, a new USB cooking pot might be an excellent way for you to charge your smartphone while away from the grid.

The new USB cooking pot or Hatsuden-Nabe uses excess heat to charge your smartphone keeping it topped up while you prepare a brew. Developed by TES NewEnergy Corp., the Hatsuden-Nabe transforms waste heat into electric current.

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WD Nomad Rugged Passport External Hard Drive Case

If you are looking for a way to transport your Western Digital external Passport drives and protect them from knock and bumps along the way. The new WD Nomad case specifically designed for Passport external hard drives might be the perfect thing for you.

The Nomad case conforms to strict military standards (MIL-STD-810G) for ruggedness and has been designed to protect My Passport portable hard drives from drops as high as seven feet, and also offers protection from moisture and spills. Its been constructed with a polycarbonate exterior and shock-absorbing elastomer cushion inside.

 

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Google Updates Mobile Search

Google has updated its Google Search for mobile devices, and the latest version comes with a range of new features which now makes it easier to search using your mobile device.

Google Mobile Search now features a number of shortcut icons on the mobile homepage which allow you to automatically search for a range of things based on your location, like restaurants, petrol stations and lots more.

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Bowers & Wilkins PM1 Loudspeakers Announced

Bowers & Wilkins has added a new pair of loudspeakers to their range with the launch of the Bowers & Wilkins PM1, which are a pair of high end bookshelf speakers designed to be used with your HiFi.

The B&W PM1 bookshelf speakers stand just 25 inches tall, and each one weighs in at 20lbs, and they feature a Mocha Gloss finish and a new tweeter design plus a new cabinet design.

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Linux Live LiLi, The Bootable Linux Thumb Drive Creation Software

Linux Live have created a neat little software package that can help you create Bootable Linux OS thumb drives that can be opened under Windows. LiLi allows you to create live USB stick with any distro you would like enabling you to save files and setting between reboots.

Each drive you create using LiLi comes with is own VirtualBox allowing you to boot it from directly from within Windows.  No knowledge of VirtualBox is required as it automatically creates an .exe file on your new Linux drive that will take you directly into a virtualised session of your desired mobile distro.

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Iceland Writing Its New Constitution On Facebook

Politicians reacting to technological advancement with something other than knee-jerk legislating and purblind confusion? Colour us stunned, but apparently Iceland’s elected 25-member council has moved the Constitution-writing process online, where any of the two thirds of Icelanders currently on Facebook can have their say.

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HTC Desire Android 2.3 Update Cancelled By HTC

Updated 15th June 2011.

It looks like HTC has changed their mind and the update is back on, full details here.

Bad news for owners of the original HTC Desire, as HTC has announced that they wont be releasing an official Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the original HTC Desire.

According to HTC the reason that the update has been cancelled is because the HTC Desire doesn’t have enough memory to run Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the HTC Sense UI.

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Wooden Retro TV iPad Dock

We have featured quite a few different iPad cases, stands and docks here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is designed to make your iPad look like a retro TV, the wooden retro TV iPad dock.

This fun wooden retro TV iPad dock will work with the original iPad and the new iPad 2, and it has been handmade from wood, and each one is made to order.

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Skype Enabling Video Calls Via Comcast Cable Boxes

A new partnership between Comcast and Skype that has today been announced by both companies will shortly allow users to be able to make Skype video calls via Comcasts TV cable boxes.

The new service will start in 720p resolution but is planned to be upgraded to 1080p alter on, Comcast customers will also be able to send instant messages via Skype on a television while watching their favorite TV show at the same time. Comcast customers will also be able to access mobile features conveniently through Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile app.

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