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Sanyo Xacti VPC-TH1 Review

05/26/2009, When U.S. television switched to broadcasting in high-definition, many shows were forced to change their production design: HD images are so crisp and clear that any blemish on the set – paint jobs, cracks in the wall, the old sofa in the corner –...

Amazon Kindle 2 In-Depth Review

05/26/2009, By Simon Barber* I have just spent a week with a Kindle 2 Amazon lent me to review. Tomorrow I have to send it back and will be sorry to see it go. I am fairly certain that I will not be able to resist the temptation to buy one of my own although I do...

Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1 Review

05/07/2009, In-depth review by Karsten Lemm Click photo to see gallery. For hi-res photo sample, go here What’s so special? Making your camera go “click!” at just the right moment is crucial: Blink and you’ll miss it when your child scores a...

Acer AspireRevo Hands-On

04/21/2009, We got our hands on the AspireRevo and we can answer a couple of questions that might pop when you first look at it: Is it as good as Acer/Nvidia say at Playing HD content? Yes, it is. The Aspire Revo plays HD video content without any problems. It is...

Vuzix Augmented Reality Kit Hands-On

03/25/2009, [GDC09] Just as it was announced, we got our hands on the Vuzix Augmented Reality Kit. Our conclusion: it is still rough and requires higher resolution cameras in the future. Clearly the demo works and depending on your application, the current setup...

Xperia X1 Review

03/12/2009, The Xperia X1 was one of the most anticipated smart phone of 2008. It came to the market very late, but it’s never too late to play with it and publish our findings. Let’s provide some context: The Xperia X1 is Sony Ericsson’s first...

Dell Studio One 19, First Impressions + Live Photo Gallery

03/12/2009, Dell just launched the Studio One 19, an affordable all in one computer with a multi-touch tactile display. We played with it and the few things that we came away with are: it’s reactive, well priced and… the sound is surprisingly good. First,...

MediaSmart Server EX-487 Review

03/09/2009, The HP MediaSmart Server EX-487 is the second generation MediaSmart Server. It runs on Windows Home Server, a flavor of Windows dedicated to network attached storage. The Ex-487 is in fact a small PC, however, HP made it quite easy to setup and manage and...

Windows Mobile 6.5 Mini Review

02/20/2009, Windows Mobile users were excited by the upcoming Windows Mobile 6.5, and while we have published an article that outlines the details of Microsoft’s new mobile OS and services just as they were announced, we had yet to test it for ourselves. We had...

Acer DX900, F900, M900 and X960 Hands-On, Photos

02/18/2009, [Mobile World Congress] Acer is a newcomer in the smartphone world. The company believes that laptops (or Netbooks) and mobile phones will eventually “merge” in some ways and that is the reason why it makes sense for them to go into that...

HTC Touch Diamond 2 (Hands-On)

02/18/2009, [Mobile World Congress] The HTC Touch Diamond 2 was on display at WMC for all to try. The phone’s physical design is excellent and our opinion, this is the best Windows Mobile “body” right now – if you don’t need a physical...

Sony Ericsson C903 CyberShot Hands-On

02/18/2009, [Mobile World Congress] Despite the recent “merge” between CyberShot and Walkman into the Sony Ericsson IDOU phone, the company is still making interesting one-trick pony phones (meaning they one strong point, like “photos” or...

Samsung OMNIA HD Hands-On

02/18/2009, Here’s the Samsung OMNIA HD. Some people think that the display is HD, but no, it’s the video recording that happens in HD, in 720p to be exact (1280×720 at 24 frames per second). As you can imagine, Samsung used one of the best optic...