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USB Skype Phone for Linux

08/12/2005, Click to enlarge via Slashphone The CyberPhone K by Turbolinux is a USB handset specially developed for Linux drivers. It is the first handset in the world of its kind that takes advantage of free peer-to-peer Internet Protocol (IP) voice calls using...

Honey, I shrunk the tablet PC

07/12/2005, Click to enlarge via News.Com Talk about miniaturization. Motion Computing has released its latest slate tablet PC that packs a punch that is heavy enough to unseat full-size laptops. The new LS800 tablet has an 8.4” display, measures less than an...

Ramdisk PCI card

06/01/2005, Click to enlarge Via MacBidouille Hard drives are probably the slowest component of a computer (actually, it’s the CD/DVD drives). That’s because they function with mechanical parts that just move very slowly compared to the speed of silicon...

WinBook C220 Review [Bottom-line: Cheap, useable but slow]

05/09/2005, Click to enlarge   Affordability and portability don’t normally go hand in hand with laptops, but the $799 WinBook C220 manages this balance better than most. Weighing 5.7 pounds, this typical-looking charcoal-and-silver-colored laptop is compact...

Samsung SPP-2040 Pocket Thermal Transfer Printer

04/27/2005,   I have never been interested by printer that could print directly from a memory card or a digital camera connected via USB. It’s just not how I use my digital pictures. However, I found this SPP-2040 printer from Samsung very interesting. It...

Antec Phantom 350, Fan less, silent power supply

04/21/2005, Most companies claim that their computing parts are ‘quiet’, ‘ultra-quiet’ or even ‘virtually silent.’ And they may well be. But the simple truth is, Antec’s Phantom 350 power supply is undeniably silent. Its...

Fujitsu FMV-Desktower TV/PC hybrid

04/20/2005, Co-Published with Ployer Fujitsu, Japan has announced the FMV-DESKPOWER TX90L/D PC featuring TV-like functionality with its integrated 32″widescreen LCD and inclusion of a digital tuner. Digital broadcast support is limited to the higher model...

PC Case Modding madness

04/19/2005,   This picture comes from a PC Case modding (customization) contest in Germany. While there were a lot of interesting cases, this one is by far the most remarkable/weird. It might not please everybody, but it will attract some attention –...

Skype Technologies Launches Premium VoIP Services, Adds Voicemail

04/19/2005, Skype, the leading VoIP-category product worldwide, has added to its product offering with a range of premium services. The most interesting new service, SkypeIn, allows you to purchase up to three phone numbers so they can be reached by non-Skype users...

Sony PIT-IN Mini Disc USB external drive

04/18/2005, Co-Published with Ployer Sony, Japan has announced the “PIT-IN,” a USB external drive that uses MD media for storage. The PIT-IN is set for release on May 21st and is expected to cost 15,000 yen. The PC drive supports Standard MD and Hi-MD...

AMD Releases Mobile Athlon 64 3700+, Speed Boost For Laptops

04/18/2005, AMD has bolstered its laptop offerings with a new high-end 64-bit processor. The 754-pin Mobile Athlon 64 3700+ is designed for powerful, desktop replacement laptops. The chip is clocked at 2.4GHz and shares the same 1MB of L2 cache as the rest of the...