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June 20, 2008

Mio Knight Rider GPS, with the voice of KITT

That’s one feature that other GPS will have a hard time to mimic: Mio has the license to use KITT’s voice. As you can see, the GPS body itself is designed with the Knight Rider theme, thanks to the...

Hacked Racing Wheel

So you're raring to go all out with a racing game on the Nintendo Wii, but have gone broke after purchasing Wii Fit and Mario Kart Wii. What are you to do with your Wii Wheel and Wii Balance...

Skype Mouse Phone

The Skype Mouse Phone proudly touts itself to be the first sliding cover USB VoIP mouse in the world, featuring an integrated microphone and speakers that won't be picking up accolades anytime soon. Sure, they might be adequate for...

MIT Students Builds Own Solar Dish

The sun is deadly hot, and a number of brilliant MIT students (are there non-brilliant ones around?) took time off the past few weeks to come up with a 12-foot mirrored dish which is able to concentrate sunlight 1,000...

Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater 7.1 Sound Card

Auzentech has rolled out its Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater 7.1 sound card which caters to serious PC enthusiasts, as ordinary folk who are fine with on-board audio can probably give this a miss. The Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater 7.1 is one...

Apple iTunes hits 5 Billion Songs Mark

Apple's iTunes marketplace has achieved its latest milestone, smashing the 5 billion songs mark - just four months after it surpassed the 4 billion songs in terms of sales. This is definitely a phenomenal achievement, adding more weight to...

Hitachi CP-WX625 Projector

Hitachi doesn't only make large screen TVs and air-conditioners, they're pretty deep in the world of projectors as well with the Hitachi CP-WX625 being its latest addition. Features include :- WXGA (1,366 x 768) resolution HDMI socket 4,000 ANSI...

Prezenter PSR Dual-Display Tablet PC

Salesmen making their pitch with the traditional pen-and-paper method are outdated - in this digital age, business deals are sealed over a satisfying computer presentation. The Prezenter PSR dual-display tablet PC brings the best of both worlds, with a...

QStarz GPS Nano Series

QStarz has a couple of new devices from their GPS nano series - the BT-Q1300 Travel Recorder nano and the BT-Q890 GPS Receiver nano. The former will retail for $99 while the latter is $30 cheaper, and they share...

Huawei E180 HSPA USB Modem

Huawei lays claim to the world's slimmest HSPA USB stick modem - the e180. This diminutive device measures a mere 10mm thin, and is capable of supporting both HSPA/UMTS and GSM/GPRS/EDGE network technologies. This translates to superior uplink speed...

Dell Studio Hybrid Leak

The unnamed mini-desktop from Dell has been given a name - the Studio Hybrid. Engadget has an exclusive leaked image, and we can tell that it comes with a color wrap-around Plexiglas shell. Other than that, since there is...

Asus Ares CG6155 Desktop PC

ASUS' new ARES CG6155 desktop PC is finally unveiled, and the exterior design is something worth drooling over. Of course, this is one machine where the external looks match the quality of the parts inside, including quad-core processors, 3-way...

Shadow Caddy

Golf nuts will definitely find the Shadow Caddy something worth considering for their next purchase. This is a remote controlled golf caddy, carrying your clubs with you as you traverse across all 18 holes. You will be able to...


BenQ E2200HDA LCD Monitor

BenQ has achieved yet another industry first with its new E2200HDA LCD monitor. This is the first known desktop LCD monitor that features 16:9 aspect ratio that is perfect for widescreen High Definition content minus the black bars that...

Sony Ericsson Maria Sharapova Design Collection

I suppose Maria Sharapova is one pin-up tennis star that the world loves - her bank account just swelled from the moment she became a hot commodity, and one thing she has over Anna Kournikova (other than the smoldering...

ETRI GPS System Knows Your Voice

ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) just introduced a new voice-recognizing navigation system which will be available at the end of this month in Korea. What makes this differernt from the rest of the GPS systems in the market...

3D Drawing Pad

Make your own 3D drawings with the 3D Drawing Pad - each purchase consists of 50 specially gridded sheets of 3D paper, and a black pencil that fleshes out the bowels of your imagination. With the special grid background,...

Metal Gear Solid 4 Watch

I'm sure the timepiece worn by Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid series does much more than just tell the time, and I'm proven right with this beauty of a watch - the Limited Edition Metal Gear Solid...

Pipe Lighting Warms Your Home

Now this is one lighting set up that will definitely warm the heart of a certain Italian plumber, Mario. They look like pipes that snake their way around your home - depending on how you want your humble abode...

Alienware m17x Arrives

Dell's Alienware m17x was shown to the world last November, but it has taken more than half a year before the initial batch of buyers received their system as of this week. Here's an impression of a proud, new...

Creative Updates MuVo T200 Color

Creative decides to take a stab at Apple with its new 4GB MuVo T200 digital audio player by releasing it in white. The price will remain the same as the black color version, along with the specifications, so the...

June 19, 2008

Amazon Kindle at $359

The Amazon Kindle has seen yet another price cut, and this time round it hits the $359 mark. Will this reduced price move your heart (and wallet) to pick one up if you haven't yet already, or are you...

Sony HDR-CX12 Camcorder

Sony's new camcorder, the HDR-CX12 will hit Japanese retail stores this July 20th, featuring the following :- Exmor CMOS sensor 8GB memory stick Full HD recording at 1,920 x 1,080i resolution in AVCHD (MPEG4 AVC/H.264, 16Mbps) format HDV support...

Samsung unveils P400 Pocket Projector

Samsung has taken the curtain off the P400 pocket projector for the US, bringing yet another lightweight and tiny device that targets mobile professionals. Available in a fingerprint-attracting glossy black finish, you get a resolution of 800 x 600...

Apple Patents Plastic Touch Screens

Apple has filed a patent application which sees a new process for creating plastic-based touch screen panels which does have certain beneficts over current plastic and glass touch screen panel technologies. Dubbed the "PET-based touch pad', it features two...

Dell UltraSharp 2709W LCD Monitor

Dell has expanded its UltraSharp LCD monitor family with the 2709W. This 27-incher is actually a reference to the 2707WFP, boasting the following specifications :- 1,920 x 1,200 resolution 9-in-2 memory card reader Response time of 6ms 3,000:1 contrast...

Casio has new Pro-Series of Projectors

Casio's just unveiled a new range of Pro-Series projectors which looks slightly different from any projector on the market - they are the XJ-SC200 and XJ-S50 series. Casio claims that these are the industry's slimmest projectors, and they share...

NEC does 8x Blu-ray Burners

NEC has successfully developed a technology to develop 8x Blu-ray burners, bringing it up a notch compared to current NEC drives that hit a maximum burn speed of 5x where Blu-ray is concerned. Samples are already being set out...

FCC Reveals Sony Ericsson TM506

The folks at the FCC has graciously released images of the first T-Mobile branded Sony Ericsson handset since the T610, in the form of the TM506. This clamshell handset shares many same functions as the recently unveiled Z780a, with...

InFocus X10 Projector

Large screen TVs are phat and all, but ask any movie buff and they'll still tell you that nothing beats a good projector. The InFocus X10 aims to make a splash in helping you construct your own home cinema...

Panasonic PT-DZ12000U DLP Projector

Panasonic's new DLP projector, the PT-DZ12000U is meant for big occasions, featuring a new 12,000 lumen three-chip DLP projector that is capable of displaying HD content in large venues. The PT-DZ12000U does WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200 pixels) resolution, while...

Hyundai 3D LCD TV in Japan

Hyundai has exclusively released a 3D LCD TV in Japan, and this one requires you to wear a pair of dorky 3D glasses in order to get a headache 10 minutes into whatever show you're viewing at the moment....

Tascam TM-ST1 Stereo Microphone

I don't know much about microphones, but chances are the Tascam TM-ST1 is something special, being a stereo microphone and all complete with stereo pattern switching. This ability allows users to choose from 90 to 120 degree stereo pickup...

Wii Menu Update 3.3 Broken

Don't you just love hackers who have a passion for their work? The Wii Menu 3.3 update, released just three days ago, has already been circumvented in this game of cat-and-mouse. The update originally stopped the Twilight Hack in...

Mad Catz Rock Band Instruments Out

Mad Catz's Rock Band instruments which were announced back in the days where I have yet to experience puberty (I'm exaggerating here folks) will finally be available next week. The instruments consist of :- Wired bass guitar - $69.99...

Broadstar AeroCam Turbine

The Broadstar AeroCam has managed to shrink a powerful turbine into a tiny form factor, specially constructed to spin on a horizontal axis with, rotating according to the wind in order to take first spot when it comes to...

Yamaha Tenori-On On Sale Now

The Tenori-On music sequencer from Yamaha is now up for sale in the US, with an asking price of $1,200. Don't choke on your donuts just yet, as that price is pretty reasonable when you compare it against similar...

Samsung SP-A800B DLP Projector

Samsung has rolled out its SP-A800B DLP projector in the US at last, taking nearly a year to do so since it was released. This projector boasts the following specifications :- Contrast ratio of 10,000:1 95% aperture ratio 16-microsecond...

Freedom Meditech Eye Scanner

Diabetics now have yet another non-invasive method to check their blood glucose level, thanks to the efforts of Freedom Meditech to come up with an eye scanner, scanning the front portion of the eye to find out just how...

LapWorks Portable Gamers Desk

LapWorks has rolled out its new portable Gamers Desk that enables gamers to further evolve, losing their backbone in the process. After all, with the Gamers Desk, you can play FPS as well as other high precision titles on...

Mercedez Loves the iPhone

The iPhone has definitely injected new life into the world of consumer electronics since it was launched, and this ripple is even felt in the automotive industry with Mercedez unveiling a new cradle just for the iPhone in the...

CLEVER Concept Vehicle

The CLEVER concept design hails from the Technical University of Berlin, featuring a small fuel-efficient vehicle that is meant for city driving. It features a computer-countrolled hydraulic rolling system that allows you to enjoy an unparalleled driving experience of...

Nikon D700 Rumor

Don't you just love the Internet? After all, that's where all the juicy rumors are, and this time round we have the Nikon D700 to keep you transfixed over what Nikon has in store for the future. Apparently, the...

Rockridge iCooly for the 3G iPhone

Owners of the yet-to-be-released 3G iPhone will be able to pick up the Rockridge iCooly stand that comes with a 90-degree pivot joint and dock-connector cut-out. Being able to hold your iPhone in either horizontal or vertical formats, it...

Mitsubishi Flat Panel TV Concept

Mitsubishi Design Center Japan and Ashcraft Design have teamed up to develop the Mitsubishi Flat Panel TV concept that plays an exploratory role on the colors, materials and interior trends in the US. This 50" TV is meant to...

LG KS360 Introduced

LG unveiled its KS360 cell phone at CommunicAsia this week, and inside this funky handset you will find :- Sliding QWERTY keyboard 2 megapixel camera Stereo Bluetooth connectivity Integrated FM radio 2.4" QVGA displayThere ain't no 3G connection with...

Victor-JVC Headphones

Victor-JVC has busted out a quartet of new headphones that are meant to be used with a TV - and these hail from the HP-AV and HP-X Series. Both the HP-AV350 and HP-X73 offers a frequency response of 12Hz-24,000Hz...

Lenovo ThinkPad X200 Peek

Lenovo's ThinkPad X200 ultraportable notebook has experienced a leak today, and everyone is excited at how this 12" notebook looks like. Set to oust the X61, the X200 has a keyboard as generous as the X300, but it does...

Gear4 BlackBox 24/7

GEAR4 has launched the BlackBox 24/7, making it the fifth iPod docking system to be released within the past couple of months. The 24/7 shares many similarities with its predecessor, functioning as an iPod dock that plays tunes directly...

Prius Suffers an Explosion

Toyota Prius owners, don't freak out. Yet. Apparently, the hydrogen cell in a Toyota Prius caught fire, and that spread from the back seats all the way to the front. It was later found out that the petrol/hydrogen hybrid...

T-Mobile Doubles Charges

T-Mobile rolled out a new set of charges today, and these will come into effect on the 28th of next month. Take note that calls to 0870, 0871, 0844 and 0845 numbers will double in price, while certain plans...

VIA OpenBook Innards Shown

Tim Brown from VIA’s marketing group will take you through the insides of their OpenBook in the video above, while dishing out an explanation on one of the OpenBook's most important features - the dual PCI-Express Mini slots. What's...

Sprint WiMAX Coming Soon

Sprint's long awaited WiMAX deployment will happen this September in Baltimore, with Washington DC and Chicago to follow before the year is over, according to Sprint CEO Dan Hesse. Better late than never, that's what I say. The back-end...

GPX MW3837 iPod Clone

The GPX MW3837 might resemble the second generation iPod nano at a glance, but upon a second look, it is very different since you won't get any of those fancy pants Touch Wheel, relying on traditional buttons instead to...

June 18, 2008

Weighted Companion Cube

Isn't this one of the cuter PC case mods you've ever come across? A fan of the game Portal did enquire of another fan to create a custom rig just for his beloved wife, dubbing it the Weighted Companion...

Panasonic Blu-ray Disc with 6x Writing Speed

Panasonic has scored another first with its new Blu-ray discs that boast 6x writing speed, and these new optical media will be released in Japan next month. There will be two versions available - the 25GB (LM-BR25MD) and 50...

Disney Innovention Dream Home

Disney has kept up with the times by catering to geeks as well with the new Disney Innoventions Dream Home, featuring a bunch of high-tech advancements inside that would elicit buckets of drool from any self-respecting geek. This home...

IO Data HDL2-G NAS

IO Data of Japan has a new NAS that doesn't rely on fans to keep the proceedings cool since it comes in a fanless, passive cooling system design. Dubbed the HDL2-G, it is able to hold up to 2TB...

Xerox 7600 Flatbed Scanner

You might be running short on space in your apartment, what more your already cramped desktop. Enter Xerox's 7600 flatbed scanner which is extremely slim, powered by USB to further save space by eliminating the need for another power...

Sellgino Dragon Security Biometric Drive

The Sellgino Dragon Security biometric drive is different from the rest on the market, since it could very well be the first biometric-enabled flash drive that features a fingerprint sensor to detect the live skin layer. This is radically...

Shocker ATM Bank

Here's a novel method for you to save money while keeping greedy siblings away from it - the Shocker ATM Bank. Each time you put some money inside, it will yell "Eeeeee!" (no, it ain't advertising for Asus if...

Light N Go Umbrella

Umbrella's aren't just good for shielding you against rain and the sun, but an improvisation would result in the Light ‘N Go Auto Open Auto Close Folding Umbrella with Flashlight Handle, providing you with some much needed light at...

GH-UCM130VU Webcam

The GH-UCM130VU is a multi-angle webcam that shows more than just your face whenever you hold a video chat with one of your (girl)friends online. I suppose the only thing that makes this different from other webcams is the...

Asus Eee PC 1000H Quick Review

Trust our friends at Laptopmag to come up with a review of the Asus Eee PC 1000H. Here's what they think about it. We concluded our review of the Eee PC 901 by saying “with the promise of the...

Santech X46 Laptop

Santech has wasted no time in coming out with the Intel Centrino 2-based X46 laptop. This model will feature :- 15.4" WXGA+ display Choice of Intel Core 2 Duo processors Up to 4GB RAM 2GB Intel Turbo Memory 512MB...

Keromin Stuffed Frog is Musically-Inclined

Keromin might come across as a cute stuffed frog at first glance, but there is more than meets the eye. He also doubles up as an electronic instrument. The "Kero" part of his name is the sound a frog...

CompUSA Carries HTC Touch Diamond

If you've been hankering after the HTC Touch Diamond, then make a bee-line to the CompUSA website. The company is already putting up this desirable smartphone for sale, although it won't be 3G capable since the bands were not...

Nextar T30 Portable Media Player

Nextar's T30 portable media player is strangely familiar, as it doesn't do anything out of the ordinary and apparently functions as it ought to be, carrying a $99 price tag in the process. You get 4GB of internal memory,...

Samsung S2 Pebble now Out

The Samsung S2 Pebble MP3 player is finally available, offering yet another alternative to the iPod Shuffle. If you were the consumer, which would you choose? The $40 S2 Pebble is available in 1GB and 2GB capacities, boasting a...

Sandisk and Toshiba Team Up

Re-writeable 3D memory could be a reality in the future thanks to the partnership struck up between Sandisk and Toshiba. Apparently, both companies will contribute to and cross license technology for 3D memory chip development and production. It will...

Samsung Mass Produces Spinpoint M6

The Samsung Spinpoint M6 has gone into mass production, and you will soon be able to get your hands around the 250GB and 500GB models which retail for $199 and $299, respectively, at a retail store near you. In...

Aztech WL850MS Wireless Multimedia Streamer

The Aztech WL850MS Wireless Multimedia Streamer will definitely come in handy if your living room has been specially configured to handle 1080p video footage streaming over a network. What makes the WL850MS different from the rest would be :-...

CherryPal Cloud Computer

The CherryPal is billed as a cloud computer - basically, a PC that is powered by a low-power Freescale processor, helping keep costs low and the overall size small. Of course, you do get the other computing staples such...

Clockwork Desk

Dale Mathis has conjured this gorgeous executive desk that features clockwork gears that will definitely be a conversation starter no matter how you look at it. It does make the worker ants wonder though - bosses who hide behind...

Unicycle Transport Machine

So you don't have $5,000 to drop for a new Segway. Necessity being the mother of all inventions, has come up with a manually-powered unicycle to get you around. The benefits are many - you not only get a...

CJ7 Dog Doll MP3 Player

Now if you don't call this dog-ugly, then it is time to get a thesaurus for Christmas. I've already caught Stephen Chow's CJ7 earlier this year, but the movie failed to impress me as much as Shaolin Soccer. The...

Nooka Zub Watches

Nooka's Zub watches glow-in-the-dark, making them perfect gifts for those who have yet to experience the joys of puberty. I'm kidding (although it could be applied in that manner) - they were actually manufactured for Kanye West's "Glow in...

Sanyo PLC-XL51 Projector

Sanyo has a new ultra-short throw projector for those who operate within cramped confines - the PCL-XL51. It is able to throw a 1,024 x 768 resolution of up to 80" in size from a mere 3" away -...

Newman M968A Portable Media Player

Newman has a new portable media player - the M968A which is the successor to the stainless steel-clad M950A. It does have some pretty decent features, including :- 2.4" 320 x 240-pixel 260k-color TFT display 1.3 megapixel camera 1GB...

Edimax Incorporates WiFi Technology

Edimax of Taiwan has decided to incorporate 802.11n technology into its line of printer servers, MFP servers and wireless projector servers, which could see more and more offices in the near future take the wireless route. This is great,...

Dell Charges for Windows XP Downgrade

With Windows Vista being out for quite some time already, there are still folks who prefer Windows XP instead. Dell has decided to charge consumers up to £60 when it comes to installation of Windows XP on new PCs...

CPR Pad Concept

The CPR Pad could potentially save the lives of many, if and only if it moves beyond the concept stage. This design is meant to be applied to the patient's chest during an emergency, where the monitor/aid will show...

HTC Advantage X7510 on Sale

Qualcomm's legal tussle is currently hampering all efforts for the HTC Advantage X7510 to be sold in the US officially, but thankfully there are always solutions to any problem. You can still get your paws around the 16GB Windows...

Nintendo Wii Gets More Memory?

One of the main gripes with the Nintendo Wii is the lack of storage space to store all your downloaded Virtual Console titles, as the 'hoarding' mentality that we have goes against what Nintendo thought that it should be...

NEC EA261WM LCD Monitor

NEC's EA261WM LCD monitor is a 26" monster (relatively speaking since standard monitors aren't that large...yet) that has some pretty impressive specifications :- WUXGA resolution 1,000:1 contrast ratio 400 cd/m2 brightness 5ms response time 92% color gamut 4-port USB...

Sanyo 4LCD Projector

Sanyo Electric is an old hand at projectors by know, and here they are with yet another model for the masses - the LP-XP200L. Features include :- 4LCD optical engine (claimed to be the first in the world) 7,000...

Jabra M5390 Multiuse Bluetooth Headset

Jabra has unleashed its M5390 Multiuse Bluetooth headset in Korea, capable of supporting a maximum operating distance of 70 meters away - of course, I believe that strongly depends on the type of cell phone you're using, and it...

Floating Waterproof Wireless Speaker

Needless to say, any speaker that floats ought to be wireless unless you want to end up electrocuted in your brand new swimsuit. Still, this speaker is different from the rest since it has done away with wires -...

Western Digital My Book Mirror Dual-Drive

The Western Digital My Book Mirror Dual-Drive storage system is huge, but that's also because it packs in up to 2TB of storage space. Inside, you will find GreenPower drives which consume around 33% less power than most of...

Rubin on Android

Andy Rubin, Google’s Senior Director of Mobile Platforms, has recently demonstrated the non-touchscreen version of the Android platform by showing off a browser specially designed for pure button-based navigation, in addition to parading Android's ability to multitask by using...

A.M.P. Robot

Tiger Electronics' newest toy robot is known as A.M.P. (Automated Musical Personality), and this one ain't too tiny to be useless, measuring 2.5 feet in height. Targeting a much more mature audience, kiddies are out of the equation as...

Heavy Duty Electric Truck

Electric-powered vehicles aren't famous for their power (once in a while an exception like the Tesla comes along), but here's a heavy duty electric truck that is capable of pulling up to 27 tons of cargo at up to...

Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 Tablet PC

Fujitsu's LifeBook T5010 tablet PC holds the distinction of being the first available tablet PC which is powered by Intel’s Centrino 2 “Montevina” mobile platform. Other specifications and features include :- 13.3" LED Backlit Active Digitizer display Resolution of...

Firefox Breaks Records

Web browser Firefox is officially a record breaker, with version 3.0 clocking over 6 million downloads worldwide and cementing its place in the Guinness Book of World Records for most downloads in a 24-hour period. What makes this news...

Asus to work on Garmin Nuviphone

Industry sources have narrowed down Asus as the company that will manufacture the Garmin Nuvifone, with breaking news that both of them have already been working together for the past two years just on the Nuviphone alone. This news...

Samsung Instinct Gets Cheaper

Sprint has just introduced yet another price cut for its Samsung Instinct handset, seeing a $130 price tag when June 20th rolls around. I guess this is Samsung and Sprint's way of sending a pre-emptive warning to Apple, considering...

Sanyo CE52SR1 LCD is Waterproof

Electronics and water tend to be mortal enemies, and you might end up as the collateral damage if the two ever meet up. Enter the Sanyo CE52SR1 LCD waterproof monitor - no worries about getting electrocuted with this even...

Kaleidoscope Full HD Movie Players

Kaleidescape rolled out a couple of 1080p upscaling movie players recently, known as the 1080p Player and the 1080p Mini Player (man, talk about really ordinary sounding devices!). The former was specially designed to be rack mounted, while the...

Prank Navigation System a Hoot

GPS navigation systems are hot sellers these days, so why not ride the tide by letting the inner prankster in you out with the Prank Navigation System? The Sat Nag is the greatest in-car invention since the Sat Nav....

Optoma Announces Pico Projector

Optoma has just announced the first Pico projector that is powered by the DLP Pico chipset, with a device so small it is able to fit right into the palm of your hand with no problems whatsoever. Being smaller...

3G iPhone in China Rumor

Word has it that China Unicom could potentially be selected to carry Apple's long awaited 3G iPhone in China when August rolls around, but there is no solid proof as at press time. It will be interesting to see...

Smart Car Vending Machine

The Smart Car is one adorable vehicle, although I do question the value-for-money ratio of it sometimes. Still, it ain't too hard to fall in love with it - even more so now with the Smart Car "vending machine"...

Asus Eee PC gets Backlight for Keyboard

The Asus Eee PC seems to be on the receiving end of mods and hacks these days, with Popular Science showing a cheap method to get a keyboard backlight up and running on your Eee PC without breaking the...

Most Japanese Say No to iPHone

A survey by iSHARE showed that 91% of Japanese cell phone users do not plan to pick up the 3G iPhone when it arrives at the Land of the Rising Sun. Ever wonder why? I believe the fact that...

Samsung i788 to hit AT&T?

Word has it that the Samsung i788 might actually be available via AT&T sometime down the road. If the i788 looks familiar to you, that's because this handset is by all means and purposes a Blackjack III, boasting the...

Acer G24 LCD Monitor for Gamers

Acer jumps onto the gaming bandwagon with its G24 gaming LCD monitor, touted to boast the first 50,000:1 contrast ratio in the world where a gaming LCD monitor is concerned. Of course, the good news doesn't stop there as...

June 17, 2008

NEC NP905 Projector

NEC has unveiled a couple more network projectors for the corporate boardroom - the NP905 and the NP901W. The former will feature 1,024 x 768 (XGA) native resolution while the latter has 1,280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution, although both...

SATA/CF/IDE to USB 2.0 Bridge Adapter

The SATA/CF/IDE to USB 2.0 Bridge Adapter allows ever greater flexibility to your computing needs, letting you connect an IDE or SATA hard drive to your computer via USB. This is definitely extremely convenient since there are no pesky...

Audiovox ACA250 Wireless Camera System

Audiovox has unveiled its ACA250 Wireless Camera System that targets a DIY installation, although it would be pretty prudent to get a professional install this stuff considering the potential harm and danger that might occur should the system malfunction...

Cell Phone Microscope

Good thing cell phone cameras have progressed beyond the VGA quality models back in the early days, as multi-megapixel monsters comparable to older dedicated digital cameras are now a norm, making this accessory - the cell phone microscope, a...

Frets on Fire

If you love the Guitar Hero franchise, then you will definitely fall in love with Frets on Fire - this open source version of the game is not limited to a mere three tracks, but allows you to have...

Giant Plasma TVs Not a Suitable Replacement for the Outdoors

A recent study suggests that watching outdoor scene on a big TV isn’t by any means equivalent to watching the same scene in the outdoors. In fact measurements made on heart rates in mildly stressed people shows that watching...

Philips Eco TV 7000 Series

We talked about the Eco-line while we were at CES 2008 and it looks like Philips will produce only eco-TVs from now on. The 7003 Series is the new high-end model. It features 120Hz LCD panels controlled by an...

3G iPhone Costs Only $100 to Manufacture?

We suspected that the iPhone 3G did cost a lot less to make, hence the lower price point (along with subsidies), but analysts at Portelligent are estimating that it could cost as little as $100 to manufacture, and if...

Toshiba Qosmio F50 and G50, Toshiba Quad-Core HD Processor Debuts

Toshiba's Qosmio F50 and G50 have just been announced, and both of them will be powered by an Intel Quad Core processor, but it will also have a Toshiba Quad-Core HD processor derivated fro the PS3’s Cell CPU. The idea is...

AlienBees CyberSync

AlienBees has just made available its new product - the CyberSync. What the CyberSync does is to hook up the dedicated transmitter to your camera's hot shoe, along with a wireless receiver for the flash. You can then choose...

Long Nails and iPhones Do Not Mix

Just like oil and water don't mix, so do long nails and iPhones. It seems that the iPhone screen will only react to an electrical charge in our fingers, which means poking the display with well-manicured nails just won't...

Nokia 5800 in the Pipeline?

The advertisement you see on the right appears to come from a German phone shop that has a wide range of new handsets for the discerning consumer to choose from, and among them wouuld be the upcoming Nokia 5800...

Temuzatsuku Female Robot Police

Temuzatsuku is a female robot police as 'she' dons a female cop's hat, and goes about in a non-threatening manner without carrying a gun. She is apparently very popular with the little ones, and local police authorities have found...

Toshiba Qosmio X300

Toshiba has just confirmed the availability of the Qosmio X300 gaming laptop that is built around the similar Quad Core processor found on the Qosmio G50 and X50 (which incidentally were also unveiled at the same day), supposedly delivering...

3G iPhone Price Point Differs

It seems that the new 3G iPhone won't have the same $199/$299 price points all over the world, so those living in the UK can forget about a deliciously cheap 99 GBP handset. Apparently only current iPhone customers, new...

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Out Soon

Boy Genius Report are certainly adept at getting their hands on the latest handsets, even before they're released on the market. The new and upcoming Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 is one of them, and here's a screenshot to prove...

Firefox 3 Site Crashes, Might Not Break the World Record After All

Yes, that’s right, after months of hype build-up, it looks like the web infrastructure of Mozilla.com did crack under the pressure. While is this a tribute to their success, we think that it would have been wise to use...

Locking Gas Cap

With fuel prices hitting new highs every few days, it is little wonder that soon people might actually siphon fuel out from your tank if you park in a less than desirable spot. The Locking Gas Cap could act...

Reigncom iRiver Domino USB Flash Drive

Reigncom has a new range of USB flash drives - the iRiver Domino. Available in half a dozen different colors, these USB flash drives do not come with any cap or cover, instead they opt for a sliding USB...

Mobile Phone Payment at McDonalds Japan

McDonald’s has announced that they will accept mobile phone payments via Felica. That’s not only about payments: customers can also choose the desired combo, however, he or she still needs to choose the drink verbally. Right now, the system...

Zero Emission House

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has lifted the veil on more details concerning the “Zero Emission House.” This project is a state-of-the-art green home that is currently being built at the site of the upcoming Hokkaido...

Solar iPods from Apple?

Could we actually see the introduction of a solar-powered iPod by Apple in the future? Apparently, that day is still possible as Apple has just filed a patent for an in-screen/device-covering solar film for its gadgets. After all, iPods...

Sony Ericsson has new Phones

Sony Ericsson does not only cater to the high end cell phone market but the entry level segment as well, and today they have rolled out two handsets for the latter category in the form of the Sony Ericsson...

Sony Ericsson has new USB Modems

Sony Ericsson doesn't just manufacture cell phones and Bluetooth headsets, they apparently do USB modems as well. This time round, the MD400 and MD400g cater for frequent travelers, with the latter being GPS-capable and both support 3G cellular data...

Sony Bravia JE1 Series

Sony unveiled its new BRAVIA JE1 series (KDL-32JE1) that has the distinction of featuring the industry’s highest level of energy efficiency for 32" digital LCD TVs. That's a pretty narrowed down category to win plaudits of any sort, but...

Toshiba unveils new Portege R500

Toshiba has updated their Portégé R500 with a new model, and this time round it will hold the distinction of being the world’s lightest laptop with a 128GB SSD and DVD SuperMulti drive. Features include :- Weighs 2.4 pounds...

Asus Eee Runs Crysis, Almost

Man, and I thought the Asus Eee PC was just meant for casual Internet surfing and word processing. Apparently, with some help from StreamMyGame, the humble Eee PC is even capable of "streaming" Crysis at a high frame rate....

Lazy Geek Cushion

Geeks are lazy - or aren't they? Well, if you fall in the former category, then the Lazy Geek's Cushion ought to be right up your alley. After all, this nifty piece of seating apparatus allows you to sit...

Flybook V5 Hits the US

The Flybook V5 mini-notebook has finally made its way to the US a few months after hitting Europe, but one major obstacle stands in its way in the quest for market domination - the insanely high price tag of...

Garmin Nuviphone to come in White?

The image you see here could be the result of a very clever Photoshop job, but then again it could also be a future release of the Garmin Nuviphone. After all, with the 3G iPhone coming in white as...

Sony Ericsson C905 Cyber-Short 8.1 Megapixel Camera Phone

Last week-end, I went to a museum in San Francisco and it’s incredible to see the number of people who snap photos with their cellphones. That’s no surprise if Sony Ericsson is launching a high-end camera-phone like the C905....

June 16, 2008

Modality updates Flash Cards

Modality from North Carolina has moved on to the 21st century by introducing digital flashcards in a large suite of software titles that were specially designed to be viewed on the iPhone. Using outstanding anatomical illustrations from Netter's hugely...

H2O Audio iSH2

H2O Audio has a new product out - the $80 iSH2 Waterproof Headset which brings together a waterproof headset and waterproof case. Specially designed to be used in harmony with one another, it can be used in one of...

Twitter Teddy Bear

Twitter fans with some semblance of DIY knowledge and skill, here's a chance for you to power up your teddy bear with this tutorial. It will definitely appeal to the tech-inclined, allowing your animatronic teddy bear to speak to...

HP launches MediaSmart Connect in July

July will be when HP's MediaSmart Connect will be made available, giving an option for those who don't already own an HP TV. This little black box won't clutter up your living room, but will bring a wide range...

Toshiba Qosmio G55 has Gesture Control

Toshiba's upcoming notebook, the Qosmio G55, is tipped to be released sometime this July with the following specifications without breaking the $1,550 mark. 18.4" display at 1,680 x 945 resolution Intel Centrino 2 processor GeForce 9600M GT video card...

Das Keyboard gets Update

The original Das Keyboard will be receiving a long-awaited update soon, featuring markings on the keys for those who want to know exactly which key they're hitting since they didn't do to well with "Arthur teaches Typing" software back...

Opus WCU600 Keypad

Gain full control of your home's gadget array with the Opus WCU600 keypad. This touch screen wall panel does not only offer access to a whole host of compatible home devices and appliances, it can even double up as...

AnyWear Pedometer from Oregon Scientific

Oregon Scientific has upped the ante when it comes to pedometers with the AnyWear model. This one works in 3D space, allowing it to function as long as it is being carried along. In addition to racking up data...

WASP Knife Carries A Lot of Pain

The WASP Knife certainly lives up to its namesake as the moment it stabs something, 24 grams of compressed gas at 800 PSI will enter the wound, regardless of whether you're on land or underwater - opening up a...

Modern Label Printer

Label makers have not yet gone the way of the dodo since there is still a market for this device, but how many label makers you know out there are actually worth purchasing because of their aesthetics? Well, this...

Modified Wii Fit Board

The more creative folk out there have managed to find a way to use the Nintendo Wii Fit board for different purposes, including navigating through Google Earth as well as World of Warcraft 3 simply by wriggling your body...

Aquavision Makes Bath Times Fun

TV addicts will definitely be pleased to know that Aquavision has a new range of waterproof HD Ready TVs up for purchase, although you had best have a fair bit of spare coin before you even consider their offerings...

BluePOINTER 3-in-1 Bluetooth Headset

So your Bluetooth headset can just handle incoming and outgoing calls, but the BluePOINTER 3-in-1 Bluetooth headset does much more than that. It features a built in laser pointer to help you out with important presentations, while an LED...

Speaqualizer for Parties

Summer is all about having fun and partying the days away, and music is essential to any party. The Speaqualizer will definitely get heads turning as it features colored lights that dance to the current tune being dished out...

Fat Shark FPS RC Car

The Fat Shark is an all-in-one RC vision system that brings the thrills and spills of viewing where the RC car goes through a pair of glasses, thanks to the on-board camera that delivers a driver's eye view of...

I Sport W18 MP3 Player

Exercise freaks will definitely place a MP3 player as an essential item to have on their list, and many of them have already gone ahead with the iPod Shuffle. If you want to go against the norm, there are...

Alphascan 22-inch Bling Monitor

Alphascan takes the bling route with its 22" elegance LCD monitor known as 'Prestige Haute', featuring Swarovski crystals that dot the bottom segment of the screen's bezel. Features include :- 12,000:1 contrast ratio 5ms response time Built-in HDCP (High-Bandwidth...

Transcend T.photo 710C

Transcend Information has a new digital photo frame for the masses - the T.photo 710C. This model comes with a transparent outer frame as opposed to the original T.photo 710's black and gold color scheme, offering a simplified look...

Pet Plant Digital Pot

You know how some folks talk to their plants? Well, the Pet Plant is a USB device concept by designer Junyi Heo that offers a greater degree of interaction with it compared to a standard house plant. You can...

Tomy Hi-Kara Portable Karaoke Box

Seems that karaoke won't die off a natural death (definitely not a quiet one if its fans have anything to sing about), and it will always be part of life in different sections around the world. Tomy will be...

Battery-operated Mascara Brush

Fashionistas will definitely be able to associate themselves with Estee Lauder, and this time the fashion label has introduced what it touts to be the first tube of vibrating mascara in the world. According to Estee Lauder, there is...

GoldKey USB Security Token

If you're a paranoid android, then the GoldKey USB Security Token should be a mandatory purchase. After all, anything that helps prevent sensitive data from landing in the wrong hands is always welcome. The GoldKey allows you to encrypt...

High Gas Prices fuel Segway Sales

It seems that the insanely high gas prices has driven ordinary folk like you and I to think of alternative methods to cope with life, and most people would have already ditched their fuel guzzlers for a smaller car,...

miBook PDA

Check out the miBook PDA device that seems like a pretty interesting gadget to have in the first place, until you realize that the titles available for it tend to lean more towards the home than the outside world....

LaCie Little Big Disk Quadra

LaCie has updated its Little Big Disk Quadra by offering a new 1TB version that will accompany the 400GB and 500GB versions. It will retain the following specifications :- 1 x eSATA 3Gbits port 2 x FireWire 800 ports...

Fujitsu T5010 Tablet PC on Sale Now

Fujitsu's T5010 tablet PC is finally on sale, at least at the Virginia Tech University bookstore. This will be the T4220's successor and is more than decently equipped with a 13.3" WXGA LED backlit display and an integrated webcam....

SIX Chair Glows

What do you think of the SIX chair? This piece of modern furniture boasts an architecturally inspired design that is manufactured from specially produced honeycomb composite and 4mm steel wire. It features a detachable light that lights up the...

Trioxide Rumor

This rumor, IMHO, will remain just that, although I don't mind such pie-in-the-sky thinking to come true. After all, who would mind having the capability to play PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 games on the good ol' PC itself?...

PSP Firmware 4.00 gets Google Search

Sony PSP owners, listen up! The PSP firmware 4.00 will see the portable version of Google search get the ability to store the last 20 searches, along with the ability to speed up or slow down a video played...

Kensington Portable Power Outlet

Don't you just hate it when you run out of power outlets in hotels? Most of the time the paltry amount of power outlets the provide you with ain't enough, considering the average amount of gadgets a person carries...

Samsung OMNIA Live Video

Videos of the all-dispay Samsung OMNIA mobile phone are showing up on the web. Shot during the OMNIA launch in Singapore, the first video shows someone from MobiFrance playing with the device at the event. The second video (in the...

UV Monitor Warns Before You Roast

If you’re not already on the beach, you might get there soon and most likely you will sunbathe happily under a roasting sun. To enjoy a sunny day without harming yourself, the UV Monitor can remind you when it’s...

HP BlackBird 002 Exhilaration Edition with GeForce GTX 280

HP is among the first PC makers to announce a high-end gaming system that will include Dual GeForce GTX 280 cards: the HP BlackBird 002 Exhilaration Edition. That’s about $1200 in graphics cards, which is the price to get...

Make Sense Concept Phone for the Blind

Today’s interest is on screen-only phones, which is a good reminder of how much our vision is a critical part of our daily life. For those who have lost their sight, something like the Make Sense concept (by Takumi Yoshida)...

3G iPhone going for 1 Euro

Just when you thought $199 was dirt cheap for the 3G iPhone (before taking all the monthly costs into consideration), along comes an announcement that T-Mobile Germany will be offering this messianic handset for a low, low price of...

Kensington ShareCentral

Here're three more Kensington products - the ShareCentral 5, the ShareCentral 2 and the ShareCentral 1. These allow you to share various USB peripherals between any two computers at the touch of a button, helping you get your SoHo setup...

Kensington unveils new Mice

Kensington isn't too great when it comes to mice, but you certainly must give them points for effort. They have just released a couple more of such peripherals for the masses - the SlimBlade Bluetooth Presenter Mouse and the...

Rogers get Palm Centro

Those living in Canada can smile as Rogers is now offering the hugely popular Palm Centro smartphone which has already sold over a million units worldwide. For our dear readers living in the Great White North, will you be...

Recharge Pod Tent at Glastonbury

For those making an effort to attend this year's Glastonbury, you won't have to panic when you realize that you have left your cell phone charger back home. Orange will ensure you can get your devices juiced up by...

HP Handheld All-in-One SP400 Scanner

No, pointing this at your boss won't make him disintegrate into thin air (depending on what your working environment is like, that could either be a good or a bad thing). The HP Handheld All-in-One SP400 Scanner is one...

BlackBerry Javelin Spotted

Don't get all too hot and bothered under the collar just yet - BlackBerry has yet another smartphone coming out sometime in the middle of next year - nicknamed the Javelin. Unfortunately, you won't find any 3G connectivity with...

Portable UV Monitor

Other than slapping a generous amount of sunblock on yourself this summer, why not tote around this Portable UV Monitor? At least you get more accurate readings while spending time under the sun, knowing just when to get into...

Sens Phone Concept

The blind don't really have it good where cell phone technology is concerned, and hopefully something like the Sens concept you see here will materialize sometime in the future. Designed by Takumi Yoshida, this handset features lighted sides that...

Inno B0 MP3 Player

Now is the Inno B0 MP3 player weird or what in terms of design - it is meant to be worn around the neck like a necklace, styled with the Taegeuk pattern found in Korea. Guess this is for...

60GB Xbox 360 Rumor

There are whispers of a 60GB Xbox 360 that will be introduced come E3 next month, and that would certainly be a (pleasant) surprise. Should it be real, word has it that Microsoft will release it this August, but...

Nokia CK-600 Car Kit

There's a new car kit in town courtesy of Nokia - the CK-600. This model aims to bring convenient handling, simplified installation and software updatability in a single device by featuring Nokia Talk voice guidance and a remote control...

T-Mobile gets Samsung T229

T-Mobile in the US has finally done away with the entry level T219 cell phone from Samsung by introducing the T229 as a replacement. Some of the improvements include a VGA camera, an "audio postcard" feature that allows you...

JVC Victor has new HDD Camcorders

JVC Victor are forging ahead with a couple of new HDD-based high definition camcorders - the GZ-HD30 and the GZ-HD40. The former will feature an 80GB hard drive, while the latter has an extra 50% capacity in comparison. Among...

Sprint introduces QChat

Sprint has just announced that they will be making available its new push-to-talk service, QChat, in 40 new markets. Some of these new cities include Austin, TX, Boston, MA, and Chicago, IL among others. The good news doesn't end...

New Dell Inspiron Studio Beefed Up

Word has it that the upcoming Dell Inspiron Studio line of notebooks will be beefed up where specifications are concerned, placing it within touching distance of the higher-end XPS line while making it a cut above the entry level...

OCZ Diesel USB 2.0 Flash Drive

OCZ has unveiled its new Diesel USB 2.0 flash drive that was paraded at the recently concluded Computex '08 event in Taiwan. Despite the small form factor, you won't find yourself running short on space as it comes in...

Samsung i100 Digital Camera

Here's yet another digital camera form Samsung - this time round, the i100 is a 10.2 megapixel point-and-shoot model that boasts the following :- 3" TFT LCD display 3x optical zoom MP3 playback with SRS sound effects Text Viewer World...

Samsung i80 Digital Camera

Samsung has rolled out yet another digital camera - the i80. This 8.2 megapixel shooter features :- 3" wide intelligent LCD display 3x optical zoom MP3 playback capability SRS sound effects World Tour Guide 40MB internal memoryGotta love how...

Microsoft Windows Embedded NavReady 2009

Microsoft will be venturing into the world of portable navigation devices by introducing a new operating system that targets GPS units, known as the Microsoft Windows Embedded NavReady 2009. This software will be based on Windows Embedded CE, bringing...

GeForce GTX 280 Review, and Why Everyone Should Care

The GeForce GTX 200 Series is technically impressive. Today, it simply has the best single-GPU performance and the best architectural efficiency.

June 15, 2008

Samsung W510 is a Green Phone

Samsung will be rolling out what it calls a "green phone", the W510. The reason why it is green is because it is made out of bio-plastic, a natural material extracted from corn that won't pollute the enviroment as...

Intelligent First Aid Kit

I must admit that I'm at a loss when it comes to first aid kits, but thankfully we have the Intelligent First Aid Kit that aims to make the standard box less of a mystery. This product will feature...

Pulllight Dynamo

The Pullight Dynamo concept is but a flashlight powered device that relies on stored kinetic energy built up from pulling a string. Sounds like those old children's toys, eh? What powers this would be a dynamo consisting of a...

Brass Lion Tadpole Tricycle

Go steampunk with the Brass Lion tadpole tricycle, a mode a transport that won't get those Greenpeace acitivists up in arms while helping you save on the insanely high gas prices these days. I wonder what the feeling is...

Homestar Spa Planetarium

Sega Toys has breathed new life into its home planetarium toy by introducing a new version that is meant to function in the bathroom while packing in a smaller size. Dubbed the Homestar Spa, this tiny planetarium is shaped...

Cube Alarm Clock

Man, I'd certainly hate waking up to the Cube Alarm Clock since it reminds me of the dreaded Rubik's Cube that I still can't solve until today (I shun FAQs from the Internet, mind you, and have only managed...

ATI announces Mac and PC Editions of Card

ATI hasn't forgotten about Mac Pro users as they have just rolled out the new Radeon HD 3870 Mac & PC Editions, bringing the following to your desktop regardless of which camp you're on. 256-bit 512MB GDDR4 frame buffer...

Palm Treo 700wx Update

There will be a free update for the Treo 700wx coming this summer, where update 1.24 will see the Verizon Treo 700wx being updated to Windows Mobile 6 Professional. Just make sure that you make a backup of all...

Plantronics Discovery 925

The Plantronics Discovery 925 looks as though it could take an eye out if you're not careful - the design just isn't my type but then again fashion is extremely subjective so I'll leave the purchase decision up to...

Tristar Massage Chair

The Tristar Massage Chair seems like something out of outer space, but this is a special piece of furniture that will help you unwind after a long, stressful day at work. I suppose you'll need this after taking a...

Denon Ethernet Cables costs a Bomb

High-end audio company Denon will be offering an Ethernet cable that will break the bank as it costs a whopping $499. What makes this 1.5 meter ultra-premium link cable so special? It was apparently designed for the audio enthusiast,...

Genepax Water-run Car?

Could the Genepax be the Holy Grail where water-powered vehicles are concerned? Well, chances are not yet, despite the vehicle being ableo to run simply by consuming water and breaking it down to hydrogen and oxygen which is then...

Sony Ericsson has new Headsets

Sony Ericsson will be bringing three new Bluetooth headsets to the market on the 17th this month, and they are the HBH-PV-715, HBH-PV-720, and HBH-PV-720. All of them share the following features :- 900 hours of battery life in...

Kazuharu Sakura Handmade Keyboard

Japanese artist Kazuharu Sakura has come up with a new handmade keyboard, constructed from leather - something which we often associate with shoes and luxurious seats in cars. I don't think this can be used when connected to a...

BoltBus brings WiFi and Free Power

BoltBus will definitely appeal to the tech-savvy as this new service which struts between Boston’s South Station and New York’s Penn Station will feature free Wi-Fi connectivity and 110V sockets behind each seat, letting you get work done during...

Plustek OpticPro A360 Scanner

The Plustek OpticPro A360 scanner aims to bring together the benefits of a large-format scanner in addition to advanced networking and the ability to take a mere 2.4 seconds to scan a full A3 page in color at 300...

KMX-DPF08 Digital Photo Frame

The KMX-DPF08 digital photo from from KSG brings yet another choice to an already convoluted market. 8" LCD display with 800 x 600 resolution Two speakers with 0.5W output power USB 2.0 port SD/MMC/Memory Stick/CF memory card reader Brightness...

DeLUX DLA-812A PMP

The DeLUX DLA-812A portable media player supposedly comes wiht “gold-plated technology”, although I'm not too sure what the manufacturer tries to sell by mentioning that. Guess it is meant for those who prefer something more upmarket, as the DeLUX...

Sony Ericsson F305 Leaked

While the Sony Ericsson F705 is a concept, the F305 is an official handset from the cell phone manufacturer by being the first motion gaming enabled handset from the stable. Of course, it won't be the first to have...

Sony Ericsson F705 Concept

The F705 concept targets the Sony Ericsson line, breathing new life into a slider form factor. It apparently comes with a 2.2" QVGA display (no touch screen here, bummer), a 3.2 megapixel camera (presumably with all the other bells...

 
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