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Last week RIM announced its latest BlackBerry smartphones, one of those was the new BlackBerry Bold 9900, and Vodafone just dropped us an email to let us know that they now have the BlackBerry Bold 9900 up for pre-order.

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 features a 2.8 inch touchscreen display and a QWERTY keyboard, processing is provided by a 1.2GHz processor and it also features a 5 megapixel camera.

Other specifications on the BlackBerry Bold 9900 include WiFi, Bluetooth and voice activated dialing. Vodafone haven’t given an exact launch date, although the representative we spoke to said it should be available later this month some time between the 15th and 20th of August.

Source Vodafone

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 614 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

Corridor Digital have created another awesome video, this time showing an awesome live action Team Fortress 2, Sentry Sabotage! attempt. If you are a Team Fortress 2 fan its well worth a look, watch the video after the jump.

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Category: Gaming News | Views: 792 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

Valve has released details over the weekend for Left 4 Dead fans, detailing they can now unlock the next new Left 4 Dead map early by playing Dead Air. So if you are a fan and would like to unlock the new map a little earlier, finish a complete game of Versus in "Dead Air” and you will receive an achievement.

Once 60,000 players have completed the achievement the beta version of "Blood Harvest,” the next map to be released, will be unlocked the following weekday.

Valve explains that once you have completely the achievement, hep others to do the same and post feedback on the Steam Forums and on the game’s Facebook page.

"60,000 is going to be hard,” L4D2′s team writes on the official blog. "You can’t rage quit and you need to work together.”

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Category: Gaming News | Views: 736 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

If you are looking forward to the launch of  The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim but haven’t quite decided on which edition of the game to purchase. Another one has added to your dilemma with the announcement of the new Skyrim Collectors Edition.

The Skyrim Collectors Edition will be available for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC and is available to pre-order now and with a release date of the 11th November 2011.

But you will need deep pockets as the The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Collectors Edition will be retailing for $149 or £129, but will include the following:

Alduin Statue created in conjunction with the IP Factory, this collector’s only statue stands 12” tall and is made of high quality PVC. Modelled from actual in-game 3D digital files, it showcases Alduin, the World Eater. He stands pe ... Read more »

Category: Gaming News | Views: 685 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

If you are a fan of the Halo series of games, or others games the Bungie Studio has created since it started back in May 1991. A new documentary has been created which shows an in-depth look behind-the-scenes at Bungie and the teams behind the creation and design of some of its greatest games.

The 55 min documentary called "O Brave New World” also includes insight from the team, including their ever illusive Creative Director, Jason Jones, and interviews from key industry veterans and luminaries. Watch the documentary after the jump.

Even though the documentary is mainly about the history of Bungie it also explores where the company hopes to go in the future in the last few minutes of the video. Together with details on Project Tiger if you can’t wait.

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Category: Gaming News | Views: 675 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

Some of our readers will remember the new Samsung Conquer 4G that Samsung and Sprint announced back in June, we now have some more details and it will go on sale from the 21st of August in the US for $100.

To get the Conquer 4G for $100 you will have to sign up for a new two year contract with Sprint, and the device comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features a 3.5 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels.

Sprint Samsung Conquer 4G

Other specifications on the Samsung Conquer 4G include a single core Qualcomm MSM8655 processor, a 1.3 megapixel camera up front and a 3.2 megapixel camera on the back with an LED flash.

Sprint has added another Android smartphone tot its line up with the laun ... Read more »

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 910 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

If you are the Ghostbusters movie fan you might be pleased to know that Mattel will be launching an official Ghostbusters ghost trap, that will be arriving in stores during October for $135.

The highly detailed Ghostbusters trap features two different modes ‘prop’ and ‘movie’, that use lighting and special sound effects to provide ghosts catching routines. Even after the imaginary ghost is caught the trap will continue to vibrating and light up.

Watch the video after the jump for a run through the special modes and features of the Ghostbusters trap.

Ghostbusters Ghost Trap

The $135 price tag seems fairly reasonable  considering what you get, as Mattel seemed to have pushed ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 799 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

A new innovative concept, for DSLR cameras called the Hoodcap Flower has been designed to provide a solution for 2 problems that DLSR camera owners experience. Where to put the lens cap once you’ve removed it from your camera,  and also the problem of fitting your camera hood  every time you need to take a  photo.

Hood Flower

The Hoodcap Flower has been designed by Rhie Hyi Joong & Lee Sang Hwa and combines both a lens cap and lens hood into one convenient device. By simply twisting the Hoodcap Flower either clockwise or anticlockwise the lens cap will either open or close. Removing the problem of storing your lens cap once removed from your camera a ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 741 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

We know that Google is working on a tablet version of their Chrome OS , which we got to see a few months ago, and now a new video has been released by developer Francois Beaufort which shows the latest version of Google’s Chrome OS.

The video below shows how Chrome OS will look when it is available on tablets, of course this is based on the current version of Chrome OS and it may look different when Google actually releases it for tablets.

Chrome OS

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Category: Google techno | Views: 728 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

Apple recently announced its pricing plans for its new iCloud service, which will replace Apple’s MobileMe service, and new users of the iCloud service will get 5GB of storage for free.

If you want to purchase additional storage for iCloud, an extra 20GB of storage will cost you $40 per year, good news for existing MobileMe users, as they will get the extra 20GB of storage for free if they migrate their MobileMe account to iCloud.

Apple iCloud MobileMe

Of course they wont get the storage for ever, and they will get the free storage until June 2012, after this previous MobileMe users will have to pay Apple the $40 per year like everyone else.

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Category: Future Mobile | Views: 604 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

Prices for Apple’s entry level model iMac start at $1,199, for this you get a 21.5 inch display and a quad core Intel i5 processor plus 4GB of RAM, now according to a recent report Apple will be launching a sub $1,000 iMac aimed at the education market.

The new lower priced iMac is reported to come with the same 21.5 inch display as the existing model and will probably come with a dual core processor and 2GB of RAM plus a 250GB hard drive plus AMD Radeon HD 6570M graphics with 256MB of RAM.

Apple iMac

The sub $1,000 iMac would also appeal to consumers as well as the education market, although education customers would pay less that the $1,000 price tag as they get a discount of the retail price, according to 9 to 5 Mac the new cheaper iMac will go on sal ... Read more »

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 660 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

The Samsung Galaxy S II has been a massive success for Samsung, we recently heard that Samsung had sold over 5 million Samsung Galaxy S II smartphones in under three months, and the device is about to go on sale in the US shortly.

The Samsung Galaxy S II will be available with a range of mobile operators in the US, and now it looks like it is headed to T-Mobile as the Samsung Hercules.

Samsung Galaxy S II

According to a recent report, the Samsung Hercules is rumored to be T-Mobile’s first HSPA+ 42Mbps smartphone, and it looks like the T-Mobile version will feature a 4.5 inch multi-touch touchscreen display as opposed to a 4.3 inch version on the original G ... Read more »

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 722 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

Apple has released the latest beta version of iOS 5 to developers, iOS 5 Beta 5, along with iTunes Beta 5, and it looks like iOS Beta 5 includes a number of bug fixes rather than any major new features.

The update is available to iOS developers for their iOS devices as an OTA update, so we guess Apple is testing out the OTA update feature which will deliver our iOS updates to us in the future.

iPhone 4

We are still expecting Apple to release iOS 5 in September and we will probably see the new iPhone 5 at the same time as well as the new iPod Touch with 3G.

Source Mac Rumors

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 685 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)

We have featured lots of different iPhone and smartphone stands here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is called the Orbit, and it is the work of Jon Norton and Joe Molinari, who are hoping to put the stand into production, through Kickstarter.

The Orbit feature two suction mounts, one to connect to your smartphone and one to connect to a desk or other flat surface, the stand can also be used in a variety of different ways.

Orbit iPhone Stand

The Orbit can also be used with a standard camera tripod, as it features a built in tripod mount, allowing you to take photos and video with your iPhone or smartphone.

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Category: Future Mobile | Views: 862 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-08-08 | Comments (0)