HTC Vigor Photos Leaked

A couple of weeks ago the HTC Vigor appeared online briefly, and we got to see some of the specifications of this new Android device from HTC, and now the guys over at Droid Life have got their hands on some actual photos of the HTC Vigor.

As we heard previously the HTC Vigor is expected to features a 4.3 inch HD display, with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which would mean it would be one of the first HD smartphones available.

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Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Receive 1 Million Apple Shares Worth $383 Million

Apple has filed a new report with the SEC with regards to the recent changes at Apple and the appointment of their new CEO Tim Cook, after Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple’s CEO last week.

It looks like Apple’s new CEO Tim Cook, has been given some share options, and assuming he stays at the company until 2021, he will receive 1 million Apple shares worth a massive $383 million at Apple’s current share prices.

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Razer Blade 17 Inch Ultra Thin Gaming Laptop Announced

Razer is well know for its wide range of gaming accessories, and now the company has announced a new ultra thin gaming laptop, the Razer Blade, which will come with a 17 inch LED backlit display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, which means it will be able to handle Full HD video in 1080p.

Processing on the Razer Blade is provided by an Intel Core i7 2640M 2.8GHz processor and it comes with 8GB of 1333MHz DDR3 RAM and NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M graphics, with 2GB of dedicated GDDR5 video memory.

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Toshiba Smarbo Robot Vacuum Cleaner Announced

Toshiba has announced the launch of a new robot vacuum cleaner, called the Smarbo, and the company is obviously looking to compete with popular devices like the Roomba and other robot vacuum cleaners, although it looks like this one may be a little more expensive than other offerings.

The Toshiba Smarbo is capable of cleaning a 100sqm room in just 90 minutes, and it comes with 38 individual sensors and two CPU’s, and it will also come with a remote control.

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Google TV Coming To The UK In 2012

On Friday we heard a rumor that Google TV would be launching in the UK some time within the next six months, and now Google’s Eric Schmidt has confirmed that Google TV will launch in the UK in early 2012.

Google has said that the UK version of Google TV will feature content from popular on demand services like the BBC’s iPlayer and the ITV player, with more services being added before the launch.

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Amazon’s Android Tablets To Be Much Cheaper Than iPad?

We know that Amazon are working on their first tablets which will run Google’s Android OS, and it looks like Amazon will have a similar pricing strategy to that of their Kindle eBook reader, which is sold at a low price in order to get people to purchase the device and content for it.

According to a report from the New York Post, Amazon’s Android tablets will be priced at ‘hundreds less’ than Apple’s iPad, which would be a smart move for Amazon and could see their tablets becoming popular.

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Motorola Droid Bionic Launch Date Confirmed, 8th September

We have been hearing rumors that the Motorola Droid Bionic would launch on the 8th of September, and now it looks like this will be the official launch date, as a Motorola twitter account has confirmed the 8th of September as the launch date.

Motorola has now also listed the Droid Bionic on their homepage, although it looks like the full official specifications are missing for now.

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iPhone 5 (N94) Prototype Casing Leaked?

According to the guys over at Macpost, the photo below is of a white back cover for the iPhone 5, the casing is marked with the codename N94, this is something that has been found inside the iOS 5.0 SDK before.

It looks like this may actually be a prototype version of the back casing of the iPhone 5, so it may or may not look like this when it finally goes on sale later this year.

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British Schoolgirl Gets Cyborg Hand (Video)

Chloe Holmes lost several fingers after a nasty bout of chicken pox in her infancy. We’re not sure which hand was affected (apparently both, but judging by the pic it’s the left that’s in worse shape). Until the age of 15, she had to make do with dull prosthetic replacements. Thanks to a sizable financial investment, Chloe has a new fully functional hand. After spending 38,000 quid on a bionic hand, Chloe can now consider herself a cyborg. In fact, she might want to start calling herself Chloe Ironfist.

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Hi-Tech Lab Hard At Work On Next Generation NASA Space Suits

The space shuttle might be consigned to museums, but NASA is still earnest in its bid to provide the best equipment around. This explains why Draper Labs, one of the top research facilities around, is hard at work on a new spacesuit concept. The goal is to allow astronauts to work better in zero gravity conditions. So far there are no available images of what a protype would look, but a test arm will be unveiled in the coming months, next year at the latest.

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DIY Rubber Band Sling Shot Siege Weapon Rains Destruction (Video)

When the oil runs out and economies collapse, mankind will have no other recourse but to step down the industrial ladder. In such a dark age, Joerg Sprave shall rule as a mighty warlord in a shattered landscape equal parts Mad Max and Fist of the North Star. He can even christen himself ‘The Weaponmaster': builder of weapons and conqueror of tribes. If you’ve never read about Sprave before, he’s the bald guy who makes all these deadly slingshot weapons. This isn’t the first time Sprave has been featured here in Geeky Gadgets either.

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Klingon Themed Monopoly Out Soon (Video)

‘Soon’ as in pre-orders go live come November. In retrospect, it was inevitable. The intergalactic warrior race have now been given their own Monopoly game. Not sure if you have to speak Klingon when playing Monopoly Klingon, but the promotional literature is awesome. Detailed replicas and an ‘authentic’ chancellors cane are just a few of the juicy items locked within each set. Not sure if players of Monopoly Klingon will come to blows, but every game will surely be intense.


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