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IOData Mini Keyboard (Hands-On)

09/30/2008, [CEATEC 2008] We’ve talked about the IOData mini (Bluetooth) keyboard back in May as it seemed to be a cool companion for your cellphone. However, there’s nothing like a good hands-on… In the real-world, the keyboard looks much...

Monster Beats by Dr. Dre, the definitive review

09/22/2008, It’s not hard to design headphones that win raves from bloggers and customers. Just give people a big, fat bass line and you can expect to be showered with praise for “phenomenal” beats, “exceptional sound quality”, and...

Logitech Z5 Omnidirectional Speakers for PC and Mac

09/16/2008, It’s not like you don’t have enough choices on your desktop but these speakers are interesting for two reasons: Firstly, there is a single USB cable for sound and power (no power brick!) and that leaves your desk clean (there’s a second...

Hands-on with the HTC Touch Pro

09/12/2008, There’s nothing like a hands-on to get a good feel for a device. You might have seen the HTC touch pro in product photos and I’ll tell you what, it looks nice there and in the real world, but our photo gallery shows you what it will likely...

Google Chrome, first impressions

09/02/2008, Google’s browser called Chrome is out of the box and of course, we had to take a look. So after a quick download and a quick install, we started to browse the web just to see how it feels. And right now, it doesn’t feel very different from...

HP Mini-note 2133 Review

09/01/2008, The HP Mininote 2133 is the nettop that has the best construction quality among those that we tried. The keyboard keys are about as large as those found on a “normal” laptop keyboard, although their spacing is tighter. The keyboard finish is...

Compal JAX10 / Aigo P8880 Quick Review

08/21/2008, [IDF] with the Atom blitz going on at IDF, it was a good opportunity to do some interesting hands-on with upcoming sexy gadgets. The Compal JAX10 (also sold by Aigo in white under the P8880 product name) was one that caught my eye. It has a full keyboard,...

Nokia E71 Review

07/21/2008, One week has passed since I received my Nokia E71. Yes, I actually got a new phone that isn’t an iPhone. And yes, I am sane. As many of you know from my past posts I am a fan of Nokia’s, but I can also say that I am critical of some of their...

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 confused...

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...