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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...

Nokia E75 Hands-On

02/17/2009, We wanted to see if the physical design of the E75 was as good as it looked in the pictures. The short answer is “yes”. Nokia doesn’t disappoint on that front and the phone feels solid. We found the keyboard to be a bit large and the...

Motorola Krave ZN4 Hands-On

01/27/2009, We’ve had some play time with the Motorola Krave and we were pleasantly surprised. Given the number of poorly designed touch phones out there, it was with anxiety that we charged the phone. Externally, the Moto Krave ZN4 is cute and reminds us...

Samsung OMNIA Review

01/22/2009, OMNIA means “everything” in Latin, and given its feature list, it’s fair to assume that this means that it can do everything that one could expect from a modern smartphone. The question is: how good is it at what it does. In this review,...

LG Renoir – Hands On

01/16/2009, [CES 2009] The LG Renoir was launched in December in Europe and when asked, the LG representatives at the booth told us that they have information about this phone coming to the US. The most interesting feature of this Smartphone is the 8 Megapixel Touch...