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Sprint Sanyo Katana Review

10/27/2006, With ultra-thin phones, wireless carriers have learned that good design sells. Virtually every manufacturer produce thin models and carriers want more because they sell. The Sprint Sanyo Katana is a potentially popular phone: it’s simple, elegant...

Miuro, the killer robot-loudspeaker for iPod®

10/23/2006, We were invited on Friday at the Miuro press conference held in a very nice French restaurant in the Silicon Valley. The cheese was awesome and God knows how we miss it (we lived in Paris for a while), but the real surprise was this amazing Network Music...

Apple Hi-Fi: Good Handles, Bad Sound

10/23/2006, Last week, I was looking for a speaker system for my iPod, so I walked to the Apple Store on University Avenue and got an Apple Hi-Fi. I was looking for something with a clean design and sound quality. The Apple Hi-Fi seemed like the perfect candidate. I...

Sandisk Sansa e280 Review

10/10/2006, The Sandisk Sansa e280 offers music-savvy consumers an alternative to buying music: renting it! For 6 to 10 dollars a month, you can have (real) access to more music than iTunes users could ever dream of buying. The Sansa e280 is compatible with...

Mio H610: The Sexiest GPS Alive

09/27/2006, We’ve unpacked the Mio H610 on Sept 9th and it is now time to publish our full review. In a nutshell, the Mio H610 is not only an excellent GPS device it is also an object of desire for most people who came in contact with it. Beyond the GPS...

Oakley O ROKR Review by Ubergizmo

09/13/2006, I’ve been testing the O ROKR for a couple of months now and it’s time for the review. It’s is a pair of sunglasses with integrated Bluetooth 2.0 (BT) stereo headphones. This fruit of the collaboration between Oakley and Motorola exists...

Mio H610 GPS Episode II – Unpacking

09/09/2006, It’s time to unpack the Mio H610: the device itself is uber-looking with its ipod-esque clean look. (Check out the photo gallery). I couldn’t resist turning it on right away and the first impression was “wow, that display is really...

Tasty Mio H610 personal GPS

09/08/2006, We just got back from San Francisco where we attended the official U.S launch of the Mio H610. After a first wave hype in March of this year, customers will finally be able to get their hands on the H610 in October. The product is designed to be...

High-Tech Trash Talk

08/28/2006, As much as we love gadgets, a lot of us don’t know nearly enough about how to dispose of them properly (in an environment-friendly manner). When we heard about Elizabeth Grossman’s “High Tech Trash” book, we did seek a meeting with...

Uber SunRocket VOIP Review

08/21/2006, One day, one of my co-workers, Bryan, came up to me and asked me what I think about VoIP. I told him that I had Lingo for about 10 months, from 2004 to 2005, but it didn’t work out for me. We talked about various issues with the VoIP service,...

Motorola Q Review by Ubergizmo

07/25/2006, With its design, the Motorla Q has earned it the “BlackBerry Killer” nickname. It has the three “S” of the perfect gadget: Slim, Sexy, and Smart. Text can be entered at full speed, thanks to the QWERTY keyboard, and displayed on a...

Mio C310 GPS Review by Ubergizmo

07/05/2006, Stand alone GPS units are much easier to use than a PDA/GPS combo, that’s a fact. The Mio C310 is a perfect example of a well designed in-car GPS that can also be transported in your (big) pocket or backpack. Even the novice user (my grand mother)...

A few months with the Nokia N70

06/01/2006, The N70 is one of many phones of the elite Nseries, a line of Nokia phones based on the S60 platform. The Nokia N70 has pretty much anything that a modern phone should possess: very good imaging capabilities (for a phone), 3G connectivity, smart phone...

Sprint Samsung A920 Review by Ubergizmo

05/30/2006, Sprint is trying hard to push new services using the third generation (3G) wireless networks like data access, music or video. Many are saying that 2006 will be the year of cellular TV just as 2005 was the year of MP3 phones. Feature-wise, it...