Apple OS X Beta Seed Program Now Open To The Public

In the past only Apple developers have been able to gain access to the OS X Beta Seed program, but this week Apple has announced they are now opening up the program to all interested parties without the need to pay the $99 developer enrolment fee.

The new OS X Beta Seed program is now available to anyone over the age of 18 with an Apple ID, simply sign in at Apple’s beta registration website and agree to the terms and conditions.

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COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey hits Blu-ray on June 10

If you are a fan of COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey, we have some good news for you. It will arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on June 10, a couple of days after the follow-up’s conclusion. COSMOS builds upon the popular Carl Sagan series and is hosted by Dr. Neil deGrasses Tyson. It will be coming to disc with bonus materials as well.

The DVD and Blu-ray release will have a bunch of bonus material and the Blu-ray release will give you access to an exclusive interactive Cosmic Calendar, delivering a way to explore the galaxy “past, present and future.” That sounds pretty entertaining and worth the price alone.

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Star Trek Voyager Bridge, Virtual Reality Demo Now Available For Oculus Rift (video)

Star Treks fans might be interested to know that a new virtual reality demonstration has been released this week that allows you to explore the Star Trek Voyager spacecraft bridge using the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.

Using the Oculus Rift VR headset users are able to interact with the bridge to trigger story events, including a torpedo launch, check it out in the video after the jump.

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Oculus Rift Animated Teardown Video Reveals Its Inner Workings

YouTube channel Vsauce has this week published a new video which shows an animated teardown of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, that was recently purchased by Facebook for a cool $2 billion.

It’s still not clear what Facebook is preparing to do with their new virtual reality acquisition, but if you would like to see the internal workings of the Oculus Rift headset then watch the video after the jump to learn more.

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Raspberry Eye Is The Hackers Version Of Google Glass

If the styling of Google’s new Google Glass eyewear is not to your liking and you prefer something a little more hardware inspired that you can build yourself.

You might be interested in the Raspberry Eye which is being built using a see-through display using printed components and cheap off-the-shelf parts and is the brain child of Roman Rolinsky.

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The Making Of Skywind Revealed In New Developer Diary Video

The development team of the highly anticipated Skywind mod that brings together two classic Elder Scrolls games Morrowind and Skyrim, has this week released a new 12 minute development trailer showing the making of the Skywind mod.

The new developer diary video reveals more of the hard work that has been already put into the Skywind mod and delves deeper in to the ambitious plan to move the Morrowind game into the Skyrim games engine.

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Limited Edition Kisai Quasar Silicone Watch (Video)

The guys over at Tokyoflash have just launched their latest geeky watch, a limited edition Kisai Quasar Silicone watch, the previous version of the watch was available in stainless steel.

This new limited edition Kisai Quasar Silicone watch comes with a silicone watch case and strap, the video below explains how you tell the time on this geeky timepiece.

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Amazing Cardboard Iron Man Suit (Video)

We have featured a number of cool things made from cardboard on Geeky Gadgets over the years, although we suspect this may be the coolest cardboard creation to date, a cardboard Iron Man suit.

This amazing cardboard Iron man costume is the work of Kai-Xiang Xhong , a 20 year old artist from Taiwan, the costume took him around a year to make, have a look at the photos and video below.

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QLite Cusomisable DIY Handheld Controller Lets You Control Any Project (video)

Makers or developers that are looking for a handheld controller to be part of their latest project or something they may be building in the future, might be interested in a new DIY handheld controller kit called the QLite.

The QLite DIY handheld controller has been created by Quantum Robotics and has been designed to provide hobbyists, makers and developers with a customisable platform for controlling their creations.

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DreamScience Electric Thrusters Offer Extra Power For Extreme Sports

If you enjoyed extreme sports or even just snowboarding and surfing you might be interested in a new handheld propulsion system that has been designed and developed by Dreamscience Propulsion.

The Dreamscience thrusters use fans that are rotating at around 30,000 rpm two add extra power to the speed at which you can travel on a variety of different modes of transport from snowboard to paraglider. Check out the video after the jump to see them in action.

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Add Voice Control To Your Raspberry Pi Mini PC Projects Using Jasper

If you enjoyed building projects using the Raspberry Pi mini PC you might be interested in a new project which has been unveiled this week called Jasper, that allows you to add voice control to your Raspberry Pi.

Jasper is an open source platform for developing always-on, voice-controlled applications and has been created by Princeton students Charles Mash and Shubhro Saha. Watch the video after the jump to hear them explain their new project and how it can be used to transform your Raspberry Pi mini PC.

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Awesome Portable N64 Controller Style Mod Created (video)

If you enjoy playing Nintendo N64 games but would prefer a more portable handheld games console that allows you to play your favourite games whilst on the move, you might be interested in this very unique and innovative modification.

The Portable N64 is fitted with a 4400mAh at 7.4v battery and a 3.5 inch screen an is capable of being played for upto 4 hours 15 minutes on a single charge. Check out the video after the jump to learn more about the Portable N64 construction.

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