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Kinect Connected To Garry’s Mod (video)

Kinect hacks are still coming thick and fast and another uncovered today by John Boiles shows how he has modified Microsofts Kinect motion controller to now work with Garry’s Mod.

Garry’s Mod is a physics sandbox without any predefined aims or goals. Thats provides tools that allows you to manipulate objects and experiment with physics using the Source engine. Its available to download for around $9 on Steam

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IE8 And Safari Fall At Pwn2Own As Chrome Stands Strong

In the run up to this years Pwn2Own event Google offered a $20,000 prize for anyone that could take control of their Chrome browser on the opening day.  Well it now looks as though Google’s cash prize in now safe as no-one has even stepped up to the plate to even attempt to hack the Chrome browser.

If by the end of the event no-one has hacked Chrome it will be three events in a row that the browser has managed to stay secure from attack and will set a new record.

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UN01 iPhone Case Makes Your iPhone 4 Look Like A Compact Camera

We have already featured a number of fun decals for the iPhone 4 that will give it the look of a compact camera, and now a case is being released that will make your iPhone 4 look like a compact camera, the UN01 iPhone 4 case.

It also comes with a strap so you can hand it around your neck, and use it like a camera, and it will be available in a range of different colors.

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Facebook Powered Browser RockMelt Enters Public Beta (video)

Rockmelt is a new type of browser that integrates with Facebook and allows you to keep up to date with your social network via a browser style interface. Rockmelt still currently under development but released a private beta last november and has now released a public beta version which you can now download and put through its paces.

It includes a number of great features to help you keep on top of your social network and allows you to quickly login to your Facebook account as soon as the browser starts.Watch the video after the break to see a quick advert about its features.

 

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Microsoft Kinect Hacked For Home Automation (Video)

We have featured quite a few different Microsoft Kinect hacks here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one use the Kinect to control a home automation system.

As you will see in the video below, the home automation Kinect Hack, lets the user control his lights around his home, and it has been setup in a pretty clever way controlling various light depending on where people are in the room.

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Dragon Age 2 Released For Mac OS X

A few years ago playing new graphic hungry games on a Mac was hard work if not near impossible. But times have now changed and now Dragon Age 2 has been released on the same date as other consoles and the PC version, marking a first for Bioware.

New great quality games now finally look to be taking a foothold on Mac machines thanks to the help of Steam arriving on Mac OS X last year and the adoption of Mac’s by previously PC based users.

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