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Hands-On with the Nokia Evolve 3110 Eco-Friendly Phone

07/08/2008, The Nokia Evolve targets consumers who want an environmentally sensitive, easy-to-use phone, with an average feature set. Thanks to its focus on its (somewhat) eco-friendly materials, the Nokia Evolve 3110 might just fit the bill. Not surprisingly, it has...

SimpleTech Signature Mini Drive Review

06/22/2008, A few months ago, we tested the SimpleDrive from SimpleTech, this time we had the opportunity to lay our hands on the new SimpleTech series, the Signature Mini Drive. Our test unit is a Signature Mini Black Cherry 320GB. The packaging could be...

GeForce GTX 280 Review, and Why Everyone Should Care

06/16/2008, Click for live photos gallery, NVIDIA is releasing two new high-end graphics cards called GeForce GTX 280 and GTX 260 (official photo gallery), both are part of the GTX 200 Series. The timing is perfect: it will allow the NVIDIA to sweep contracts for the...

HP iPaq 910c Hands-On

06/12/2008, Click to see the iPaq 910c on all sides [HP – Berlin 2008] I got my hands on the HP iPaq 910c, that will ship on June 30th. This long awaited 3G smartphone packs some nice connectivity features: Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and UMTS/HSDPA 7.2Mbps, WiFi...

HP TouchSmart IQ506 – Hands-On

06/11/2008, The HP TouchSmart PCs (IQ504 and IQ506) are generating quite a buzz after they have been shown. We had the chance to play with one, and here are our first impressions. First of all, this is an evolution of the TouchSmart IQ7xx that was only available in...

iZ3D 22″ LCD Monitor Review

03/28/2008, We have reviewed the iZ3D LCD monitor in the past, but that was the 17″ version of yore. Fast forward in time and you get a larger screen real estate as the most notable of improvements. One thing you’ll notice about this monitor when you...

Mio launches the Moov product line – Mio Moov 310 Review

03/24/2008, Today, Mio unveiled four new GPS: Mio Moov 200, 210, 300 and 310, for a MRSP of $179.95, $199.95, $229.95 and $249.95 respectively. The 200 and 210 have a 3.5 TFT Anti-Glare Touch Screen (320 x 240) and the 300 and the 310 have a 4.3″ TFT Anti-Glare...

LucidTouch: the “reverse iPhone” concept

03/05/2008, [Microsoft TechFest 2008] Patrick Baudisch gave me a demo of the LucidTouch prototype that he is developing with his colleagues from Microsoft Research. Instead of the regular touch screen experience of the iPhone, the LucidTouch enables people to browse...

Sony MDR-NC500D Review

03/03/2008, Everyone has heard of noise-canceling headphones but surprisingly few people actually used noise-canceling headphones. It is understandable, shelling several hundred dollars to get something that “might provide more comfort” is not tempting,...

Vudu Review

03/03/2008, The vudu is an elegant black box that promises to keep you far away from any DVD rental store. It is a “movie on demand” box for which the prices range from $.99 to $3.99. There is also an option to buy movies, which can cost as much as...

Buffalo Turbo USB Is Faster

02/28/2008, You might have seen the claim by Buffalo that it’s “Turbo USB” could provide a performance boost that could be as high as 37%, we tested one of their unit and the verdict is: Turbo USB is faster. In our case, Turbo USB was about 20%...

Skype for the PSP Review: It Is Good!

01/30/2008, We’re staying on top of this hot PSP topic: now that Skype has landed on the PSP, many of you might like to know how well it works. We tested it and our verdict is that it works really well. To use it, you need to install the PSP 3.90 update and you...

Monster Cables Beats by Dre Headphones Hands-On

01/29/2008, These headphones have been shown by Monster during CES (take a peek at our coverage), but I had a little bit of private time with Monster Cables and the Beats by Dre headphones, in the Apple store on Stockton in an Francisco. The story behind the name is...

Aigopen: the reading pen for listening to books

01/10/2008, [CES 2008] Aigo, the leading brand for Mp3 players, PMP and portable storage devices in China, launched this unique gadget in December for the Chinese market. Looking for distributors in the US, they are exhibiting their Aigopen at CES. By pointing the...