Star Wars R2-D2 Xbox 360 Mod (Video)

We have featured quite a few different mods here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one will appeal to all the Star Wars fans out there, the Star Wars R2-D2 Xbox 360 mod.

This fun Star Wars R2-D2 Xbox 360 mode was created by Mark Bongo from Major League mods, and as well as having an Xbox inside R2-D2 there is also a built in projector and some aux inputs.

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Epic Says Hardcore Portable Gaming Is Alive & Well, NGP To Die For

Epic have their finger in many pies, but they’re not calling all of them a “ridiculously compelling experience,” that’s for sure. So all of you organizing candlelight vigils for the PSP, DS and good old traditional Gameboy-style portable gaming in general can hold firm for a while yet. Epic’s Mark Rein says there’s definitely gold at the end of Sony’s rainbow.

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Twist360 holds your iPad in Lots of Ways

The iPad 2 is on the way with it hitting stores this week, but there are still loads of original iPads on the market that people want cool accessories for. For this crowd Bracketron has a new offering for you. The new case is called the Twist360 and it has a handle on the back that is articulated called the TwistGrip.


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Google VoIP Discovered In Google Voice Service

No official announcement has been made by Google about the new VoIP that has been discovered in their Google Voice service by Disruptive Telephony, which could be a sure sign indication that Google is looking to roll out the new VoIP service soon.

Disruptive Telephony report that by taking your Google voice number and append “ to get a perfectly working SIP URI that you could use with any SIP phone. The suffix was not previously known to work in any capacity.

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Nokia X1-00 Music Phone

Nokia has announced a new mobile phone designed for music fans, the Nokia X1-00 Music Phone, it is designed to be a budget mobile phone which will retail for around 35 Euros excluding taxes.

As you can see from the photos, the Nokia X1-00 features a large speaker built in to the back of the device, plus there is also a 3.5mm audio jack so you can plug in headphones or another speaker.

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Veho Mimi PC Gaming Controller With QWERTY

If you are a console gamer moving more towards PC gaming then this gaming controller from Veho Mini might well be worth a look if you are missing the handheld controllers console gaming brings with it.

As well as the gamepads and full QWERTY keyboard, a great feature of the the Mimi is that it has a built in accelerometer that allows it to be used as a WiiMote style air mouse. It also comes with a rechargeable battery capable of providing up to 20 hours of continuous use before it needs a re-charge.

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Microsoft Looking To Eradicate Internet Explorer 6 Completely

Microsofts Internet Explorer 6 browser now ten years old has been the bain of many web developers over the past years and has hung around far beyond its shelf life and expiry date.

Microsoft is now making a final push to eradicate the aged browser from the web and PC systems worldwide asking “Friends don’t let friends use Internet Explorer 6.” and has even setup a website IE6 Countdown to help eradicate the browser.


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Tomb Raider Reboot Movie Planned

Even before the new Tomb Raider Reborn games has been released GK Films have now purchased the rights to the Tomb Raider movie franchise and is hoping to create a new Tomb Raider movie for release sometime in 2013.

The new Tomb Raider rebooted game takes Lara back to her younger years before the original Tomb Raider games. The new Tomb Raider game will see a young Lara Croft washed up on a mysterious island, after a storm sinks the boat she was travelling on, and she will have to fight to survive the island.

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PadPivot iPad Stand Raises Over $100,000

Some of our readers will remember the PadPivot iPad stand that we featured on Geeky Gadgets back in January, it was placed on the website Kickstater with the creators attempting to raise $10,000 to put it into production.

It looks like the inventors of the PadPivot stand have raised a lot more than they needed too, as the pledges for this cool iPad and eReader stand have now reached close to $120,000.

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