DamnGeeky http://www.damngeeky.com The geek's guide to awesomeness Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:39:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Race Formula-1 toy cars on this customisable wooden race trackhttp://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/29/34629/race-formula-1-toy-cars-on-this-customisable-wooden-race-track.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/29/34629/race-formula-1-toy-cars-on-this-customisable-wooden-race-track.html#comments Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:39:49 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34629 With all the technology around, the essence of real toys has diminished somewhere. We have RC cars, quadcopters, video games and other tech savvy products that make all the old school toys look lame and uninteresting. Ikonic Toys wants to bring that nostalgic era back with its cool Wooden Race Track which can be expanded, tinkered or modified for visual uniqueness depending on your kid’s creativity. This particular wooden track designed by Maurice Doorduyn is made for racing toy Formula-1 cars with the push of your hand which is kind of cool. The wooden race track has separate sections that...

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Evan Blass leaks Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL images and specs.http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/28/34622/evan-blass-leaks-microsoft-lumia-950-and-950-xl-images-and-specs.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/28/34622/evan-blass-leaks-microsoft-lumia-950-and-950-xl-images-and-specs.html#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:23:26 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34622 Microsoft is reading its flagship phones for the new generation, and Evan Blass (Eveleaks) as usual is one step ahead of everyone in leaking the images. Not only the images, but this time around Evan has full specifications of the two phones to be released by Microsoft. Codenamed as Cityman and Talkman, both these high-end smartphones will be targeted towards the urban users who demand great performance with excellent photo clicking capabilities. It is for sure that when released Talkman is eventually going to be Lumia 950 and Cityman will be 950XL. 64-bit Octa core Snapdragon 808 powered Cityman is...

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Dad makes life-size Bumblebee Transformer replica for his demanding sonhttp://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/28/34613/dad-makes-life-size-bumblebee-transformer-replica-for-his-demanding-son.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/28/34613/dad-makes-life-size-bumblebee-transformer-replica-for-his-demanding-son.html#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:54:04 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34613 After watching the latest Transformers: Age of Extinction movie, Wang Liansheng’s son wanted a big transformer toy of his own. Wang, who is a local shipyard welder in Suqian City of East China’s Jiangsu province bought a toy transformer replica for the kid, but he wanted a bigger one! That motivated the creative dad to start building a 5 meter tall Bumblebee Transformer from discarded automotive parts and it took him almost a year to achieve the desired result. And just for the records, he promised his son to make a cool life-sized transformer and fulfilled the promise with heart....

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Portable LG Rolly Keyboard with tactile feedback is the upcoming hot accessoryhttp://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/28/34606/portable-lg-rolly-keyboard-with-tactile-feedback-is-the-upcoming-hot-accessory.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/28/34606/portable-lg-rolly-keyboard-with-tactile-feedback-is-the-upcoming-hot-accessory.html#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:41:50 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34606 The demand for mobile accessories is already on the high and it will only grow further owing to the increasing demand of mobile devices. Seeing this as a chance to cash-in, LG has introduced the world’s first solid rollable wireless portable keyboard which will be shown-off at the upcoming IFA 2015 even in Berlin, Germany. The LG Rolly Keyboard (KBB-700) folds along the four rows and takes the shape of a rectangular stick which can be carried easily in your pocket or bag. Unlike other portable flexible silicone keyboards that sometimes lack tactile feedback, LG Rolly has physical feedback similar...

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Obi Worldphone SF1 is one feature rich and affordable smartphone by John Sculleyhttp://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/27/34600/obi-worldphone-sf1-is-one-feature-rich-and-affordable-smartphone-by-john-sculley.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/27/34600/obi-worldphone-sf1-is-one-feature-rich-and-affordable-smartphone-by-john-sculley.html#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:57:24 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34600 Not many of us know that three decades ago, John Sculley was Apple’s CEO, but under strange circumstances he was ousted from the company in 1993. And then the world forgot him. But after a series of founding successful companies and selling them off, John is back with his latest iteration for a world dominated by mobile devices. Obi Worldphone, his venture along with co-founder Robert Brunner is out with a new refreshing design for smartphone that comes with impressive hardware and is targeted towards young, mid-income section of the society. Obi Worldphone has launched two new models; SF1 and...

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Furoshiki Shoes wrap around your feet for snugly comforthttp://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34586/furoshiki-shoes-wrap-around-your-feet-for-snugly-comfort.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34586/furoshiki-shoes-wrap-around-your-feet-for-snugly-comfort.html#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:24:22 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34586 Some people always rue the fact that no shoe fits them at all. Even if it fits them, after some time either the sole cracks from a particular point or the shoe cloth tears-apart due to the odd make of their feet. To get over this problem you need a wrapping shoe which encapsulates your feet; and rather than your feet fitting the shoe form-factor, it is the shoe that takes shape of your feet. These shoes do exactly that and use the age old technique called Furoshiki (cloth wrapping for transporting goods) to give the traditional shoe design a...

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Guy drives Tesla Model S for record-breaking 452.8 miles on a single charge!http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34578/guy-drives-tesla-model-s-for-record-breaking-452-8-miles-on-a-single-charge.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34578/guy-drives-tesla-model-s-for-record-breaking-452-8-miles-on-a-single-charge.html#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:02:49 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34578 Elon Musk’s Tesla Model S P85D sedan has an EPA-certified rating of 253 miles per charge (407.164 km per charge) which is impressive in its own right for EV’s. Definitely you can surpass that number by employing fuel-efficient driving a.k.a hypermiling, but two blokes extended that figure by almost double and forced the Tesla Motors CEO to retweet their achievement. Bjørn Nyland, a programmer at the University of Oslo and his friend Morgan drove Tesla Model S P85D 452.8 miles (728.7 km) on a single charge which is a record of sorts. Using hypermiling fuel-efficiency technique Tesla Model S drove...

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Apple offers free replacement of blurry iSight Camera in iPhone 6 Plushttp://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34575/apple-offers-free-replacement-of-blurry-isight-camera-in-iphone-6-plus.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34575/apple-offers-free-replacement-of-blurry-isight-camera-in-iphone-6-plus.html#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:32:12 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34575 Apple iPhone 6 Plus hasn’t had many issues as such; yes, we did get to hear of the bending issue. Recently, there was news that people had reported iPhone 6 Plus to be shooting bad photos – not an issue with just a handful of people, but far too many – a reason the Cupertino-based company has offered free replacement of the iSight Camera used in the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple’s website notes, iPhone 6 Plus handsets sold between September 2014 and January 2015 have some defective components in the iSight camera and the phones will take blur photos. Apple...

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First look at Sony’s Aerosense drone in flight (w/Video)http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34566/first-look-at-sonys-aerosense-drone-in-flight-wvideo.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34566/first-look-at-sonys-aerosense-drone-in-flight-wvideo.html#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:10:17 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34566 Last month in July Sony announced that it was working on a commercial drone called Aerosense AS-DTo1-E in association with Japanese company ZMP which would change the way we use UAVs. Now, they have released a footage of the prototype vertical take-off and landing drone which looks like a miniature RC toy modelled on Concorde plane or NASA space shuttle. Sony Aerosense is unique when compare to other drones in the market and it has a purpose too. Aerosense VTOL drone can fly for more than 2 hours non-stop More than just an average drone that can click your weekend...

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Youtube Gaming is what all the gamers wantedhttp://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34560/youtube-gaming-is-what-all-the-gamers-wanted.html http://www.damngeeky.com/2015/08/26/34560/youtube-gaming-is-what-all-the-gamers-wanted.html#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:41 +0000 http://www.damngeeky.com/?p=34560 To compete with Amazon’s Twitch.tv which concentrates on dedicated gamers community, Youtube will launch its own version later today. Pitched as the “go-to destination for anything and everything gaming” this new service dubbed Youtube Gaming will serve as a one stop destination for gamers. Keeping in mind the likes of gamers who want to learn A-Z of their favorite games, this new service will organize videos the way you want them. Youtube Gaming will work for all users across the globe and this comes as a welcome news for gamers who like to archive everything and anything about games. For...

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