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Nintendo Switch Sales Pass 10 Million In Just 9 Months

Worldwide Nintendo Switch sales for the latest games console from Nintendo, that launched worldwide back in March 2017 have racked up more than 10 million unit sales worldwide, and that's even before this year's holiday season has been fully taken into account. To put that into comparison the ...

Oculus Rift TPCast VR Wireless Adapter Start Shipping Next Week

Oculus Rift virtual reality headset owners, patiently waiting to be able to go wirelessly and ditch the cable connection from their headset to their PC. Will be pleased to know that preorders for the Oculus Rift TPCast VR wireless adapter will start shipping out to consumers next week in North ...

Three Ditches Roaming Charges In Another 11 Destinations

Roaming charges are being abolished in Europe but if you travel outside of Europe you may have to pay these charges with your mobile carrier. Three has announced that it is ditching these roaming charges in another 11 destinations. That now makes a total of 71 one destinations around the world where ...

Apple Is Buying Shazam For An Undisclosed Sum

Yesterday we heard a rumor that Apple was buying Shazam, both companies have now confirmed the acquisition. Neither company has mentioned any details about how much Apple paid for the acquisition, although rumors suggest it is around the $400 million mark. Both companies released a statement ...

NVIDIA Titan V Benchmarks Are Impressive

Last week NVIDIA unveiled their new $3,000 graphics card which takes the form of the NVIDIA Titan V building on the technology previous used in the hugely powerful Titan X graphics card. This week benchmarks for the NVIDIA Titan V have been revealed providing a glimpse of what you can expect in ...

Xbox Backwards Compatibility Explained

Xbox Backwards Compatibility support for games has been around for quite some time now and provides the ability to play hundreds of Xbox 360 games and classic Original Xbox titles on the latest range of Xbox One consoles. If you are interested in learning more about how the Xbox Backwards ...

BBC Launches Amazon Alexa Skill For Echo Devices

The BBC has announced that it has launched its first Amazon Alexa skill for Echo devices. This new skill brings all of the BBC radio stations to Echo and Alexa devices. This include all national and local radio stations. In order to listen to one of the BBC radio stations on Alexa devices all you (

Cryptocurrency Blockchain Explained

If you are interested in learning more about the technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, you're sure to be interested in this video featuring blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg. Who explains the cryptocurrency Blockchain in five different levels of difficulty, allowing you to fully ...

Apple Rumored To Acquire Shazam

Apple is looking to enhance its Apple Music with a new acquisition, according to a recent report the company is looking to acquire music recognition service Shazam. The news comes in a report from TechCrunch who have revealed that Apple is apparently close to the acquisition. The report says that ...

Google Maps wants to wake you up when it is time to get off the bus

Sleeping on the bus is great, unless you miss your stop. Google Maps wants to make taking the train or the bus a lot less stressful. Apparently the app will soon guide you through every step of a mass transit ride, including telling you when it's time to get off. When the feature rolls out, (

Bitcoin Wallet Helps Keep Your Bitcoin Mining Rewards Safe From Hackers

With the price of bitcoin surging to historic highs this week, it's never been more important to make sure that you keep your bitcoin mining horde safe, an off-line cold bitcoin wallet is one way to do this. Launched just a few weeks ago the HooFoo bitcoin wallet has now past its required pledge ...

HTC Vive Focus Standalone VR Headset Pre-Orders Open December 12th In China

If you are patiently waiting to get your hands on the new HTC Vive Focus stand-alone VR headset, you will be pleased to know that preorders will open in China on December 12th, 2017. Hopefully indicating that a worldwide release is edging a little bit closer. Priced at ¥4,299 for the Electric Blue ...

Windows 10 Bitcoin Mining Rig

With no end in sight for the highs of the latest bitcoin price surge, with some world markets reaching over $19,000, those of you interested in Windows 10 bitcoin mining might find the videos embedded below useful, and provide a good overview of the setup and what you require to start the ...

NVIDIA TITAN V Volta Graphics Card Unveiled For $2,999

NVIDIA today introduced their new NVIDIA TITAN V Volta graphics card which is now available to purchase from today priced at $2,999, although NVIDIA have limited purchases to two per customer. The “Volta” GV100 graphics processor, the same one which drives the company's Tesla V100 ...

Ultimate Bitcoin Mining Rigs

Even though bitcoin has blasted passed a value of $15,000 today up from $12,000 yesterday, it's never too late to start bitcoin mining for your very own crypto currency. If you fancy investing money and time into mining your very own small fortune, it's worth checking out some of the ...

Direct Is A New Standalone Messaging App From Instagram

Instagram is testing out a new stand alone direct messaging app called Direct. The new app is apparently coming to Android and iOS today in a number of countries. The list of countries includes Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay. If you install this new Direct app then your ...

Qualcomm To Support Android Oreo Go Edition

As well as announcing their new Snapdragon 845 processor, Qualcomm also announced that they would be supporting the new Android Oreo Go Edition that was released earlier this week. The Android Oreo Go Edition is designed to run on lower specification devices and it includes Android 8.1. We are ...

ZeroPhone Raspberry Pi Phone

The Raspberry Pi mini PC is an awesome piece of kit to create a wide variety of different projects but one project with featured before here on Geeky Gadgets is the Raspberry Pi phone, which is an ambitious project to build a working mobile phone costing just $50. The ZeroPhone is still ...

Bitcoin Exchange NiceHash Hacked And $64 Million Stolen

With the massive rising in Bitcoin price recently it is no surprise there has been another hack, NiceHash a Bitcoin exchange has been hacked and around $64 million worth of Bitcoin has been stolen. The company has confirmed that hackers have managed to steal some Bitcoins, although they have not ...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor Is Designed For AI

The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor was made official yesterday and now Qualcomm has released some more details about their new flagship processor. The Snapdragon 845 s Qualcomm's most powerful mobile processor to date and it is designed to help capture high end videos and also designed with ...

Steam Stops Taking Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin has been increasing in value a lot over the last month at the time of writing it is siting at at $14,824, it was $12,000 yesterday. Gaming platform Steam has announced that they will no longer be accepting Bitcoin payments. The reason that Steam has decided to stop taking bitcoin ...