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AT&T Pantech Duo Review

12/06/2007, A common complaint that QWERTY phone users have is that it is hard to dial a simple number with a qwerty keyboard (vs. searching a contact by name), especially while driving (well, is one supposed to do that?). Pantech believes that customers don’t...

Amazon Kindle Hands-On

11/28/2007, Yesterday, I had a chance to play with the Amazon Kindle, a connected eBook that is generating a lot of buzz. Here are my impressions: Form factor The general form factor is OK. It’s a little thick, but all in all, it’s usable and most importantly, it...

V-Moda Vibe Duo Review

11/21/2007, Apple doesn’t make it easy to replace the headset that comes with the iPhone: The phone’s headset jack is infamously recessed so deeply into the casing that most standard plugs are too short to connect. That’s a shame considering the Apple...

3-Way SLI photo gallery

11/17/2007, It’s hardly a secret, but NVIDIA has not announced anything yet so if you need a solid proof that 3-way SLI is real, here it is. Take a closer look to see what the guts of a 3-way SLI system look like (photo gallery). The GeForce 8800 ultra...

Actiontec MegaPlug AV 200 Mbps Review

11/12/2007, The Actiontec MegaPlug AV 200 Mbps (model HPE200AV ) is designed to use your home’s electrical wiring as a giant network cable to transfer data from one room to the next at higher speed than common wireless devices (54Mbps WiFi). It is particularly...

Oakley Split Thump Review

11/06/2007, Oakley has improved the Thump Pro (read review) MP3 sunglasses design: the Split Thump has removable earphones that turn them into “normal” sunglasses when the music player function is not needed. The MP3 control buttons have also been hidden...

i-mate 9502 Hands-On

10/24/2007, The device is bigger than a Blackjack (review), even with the extended battery, but not to the point that I would dismiss it as my everyday phone. It is more attractive than any sliding-keyboard smartphones out there. The 9502 feels solid, especially...

LG Voyager Hands-On

10/24/2007, We have published before about the LG Voyager, but there’s nothing like having some time with the device. The voyager is an interesting device that combines an external touch screen display with a second internal screen and a full-qwerty keyboard....

HTC Advantage Hands-On: Disappointing

10/24/2007, When HTC announced the Advantage, it created a lot of excitement around the idea of having a portable email device with a bigger keyboard. Unfortunately, I have to say that the reality doesn’t live up to the hype. After using it, my...

Exclusive Dash Express GPS Hands-On

09/17/2007, We got our hands on the new Dash Express GPS Navigation system that was shown yesterday on Dash’s official blog. Look at our Dash Express photo gallery too see it from every angle. A few details can still change, but this is very representative of...

Simple Drive PS Review

09/11/2007, By guest editor Michael Nguyen I showed off the device around at work and most of the feedback I got for it was; “Wow, is that an external drive?” quickly followed by; “Oh wow, designed by Pininfarina”. For the record, I...

Hands-on with the PSP Slim

08/14/2007, Hands-on With The PSP Slim – The best video clips are here Sony’s John Koller describing the new features After Sony announced its PSP Slim in Tokyo, we were anxious to get our hands on a real one, since “on paper”, the changes...

DJ for Dummies: MixVibes

07/23/2007, By Guest Editor Guillaume de Degroisse We all had this experience, you go to one of your friends’ party; people are nice, the food and wine too, but what about the music? Poor… Why? No DJ of course, only an iTunes playlist in the best case....

iPhone: real user feedback

06/30/2007, We bumped into an iPhone early adopter named Ron at University Coffee (Palo Alto) and discussed about his experience. Unsurprisingly, he thought that the display was just beautiful. He was watching a video in landscape mode, and we could witness how...