All the stories tagged with: General
11/11/2004, I wanted to get a gaming laptop for some time, and the arrival of upgradeable PCIe graphics might precipitate things. The Voodoo Envy 790 will easily play any game you can throw at it. There’s one issue: the price. Price: [...]
11/10/2004, TechJapan is reporting about Gran Turismo 4 “Completion Announcement Meeting”. HighlightsÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ 700+ carsÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ 50 coursesÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ Photo modeÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ BMW’s Next-Gen 3-seriesÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ Upcoming GT game for PSP Gran Turismo 4 is a PlayStation 2 game.
11/09/2004, The Buffalo Terastation 1TB is a Network Attached Storage device (NAS). Fortunately, it also connects to USB 2.0 for those who have a “slow” ethernet (non-Gigabit). The Terastation has four 250GB drives (a total of 1024GB = 1TB), and to [...]
11/06/2004, Venexx has created this perfume-sprayer watch for the ladies and the gentlemen. It’s unisex. The watch contains a tank of perfume (of you choice) that can be refilled. One refill lasts for about 60 sprays.
11/06/2004, “A shock treatment is in store for those who try to molest women on streets. Two students of the garment manufacturing technology programme of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) have designed a unique anti-molestation jacket, which comes with [...]
11/05/2004, I keep receiving questions about the GMail Drive Shell Extension since I mentionned it in this Blog. Here’s a short FAQ Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ This allows you to use GMail as a Network DriveÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ A new drive icon will show up in [...]
11/03/2004, Epson wants to revolutionize the way chips are being manufactured. By using its Inkjet technology and 2 types of inks (conductive and insulator), Epson can “print” circuits that would have been otherwise created using a silicon “wafer”. This won’t replace [...]
11/03/2004, In the 80s The MSX was a really advanced computer. It was hugely popular in Japan and Europe. This computer might be re-introduced under the form of the MSX1 chip. It will not serve any entertainment purposes like its ancestor. [...]
10/28/2004, The Japanese Government has given permission to Mazda to test a Hydrogen-Powered version of their RX-8 sports car. The three months of testing will be used to gather data for further development. Hydrogen is seen by many as the only [...]
10/27/2004, It took Dell more than a year to offer a 17″ Laptop. This is the right size for looking at the (optional) 1600 x 1200 screen. It can be configured in a pretty standard way. The Inspiron 9200 is powered [...]
10/26/2004, Are fingerprints better than password to protect your data? It’s a pretty controversial subject, but what we know for sure is that fingerprint technology just got cheaper. Fujitsu just reduced the cost of its fingerprint reader by using a 1-dimensional [...]
10/25/2004, For a decade, the PC cases were manufactured using the ATX format. The format basically dictates were components such as power supply and connectors go. BTX is the new evolution of PC-Cases. What’s better? The thermal design is better, and [...]
10/23/2004, I found this funny looking gizmo while browsing on the Toshiba Japanese website. I did a quick search but did not find it in the products. So if you have a clue, let me know. [toshiba website]
10/22/2004, The Sharp Muramasa CV-50F is in fact an ultra-small sub-notebook. It’s only twice the size of a Sharp Zaurus PDA. For a full featured PC, it’s just fantastic. It is powered by a Transmetta Efficeon TM8600 1Ghz Processor and runs [...]