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Aerobic Mouse: Another Ergonomic Mouse

Aerobic Mouse: Another Ergonomic Mouse

If your hands are a little shaky or for that matter as quick and nimble as they used to be, it’s no more an issue to be considered because while working on the computer. Designer Appliances’ AirO2bic (pronounced aerobic) grip-less mouse may both prevent and remediate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), claims the company. If its really hard for you to use a regular mouse because of a physical disability, an injury, or a disease like Parkinson’s or arthritis, this mouse may be the answer. It’s called the Aerobic Mouse. It’s made of sturdy black plastic molded into a shape that allows you to rest your hand vertically into the base. With your hand in this ‘hand-shake’ position, your fingers rest on the large mound in the mouse allowing your fingers to easily reach the two buttons and mouse wheel. As you move your hand the mouse moves with it. In the initial phase there may be some problems as it may feel a little awkward as the mouse is a little big, yet the mouse glides very easily on the desktop and you feel adapted to it after few uses. An optical sensor ensures the mouse’s accuracy. Its priced at around $100. 

New Samsung Digicam L60

New Samsung Digicam L60

Samsung has introduced a 6 Megapixel digital camera with a 3x optical SHD lens to reinforce its digital success in the crowded 6 Megapixel digital camera sector. Samsung L60, introduced by Samsung, is a portable compact digital camera (94 x 52 x 20 mm) that delivers an image resolution of 2816 x 2112 pixels. The Samsung Digimax L60's SHD optical lens has a focal length of 39-117 mm, f/2.8-4.9. Even though the Samsung Digimax L60 is small, the engineers have manages to ensure it has a 2.4-inch color TFT LCD display with a resolution of 112K pixels.

NEC launches Versa E3100

NEC launches Versa E3100

NEC has launched their Versa E3100 laptop which, at 2.2 kilograms (or 4.84lbs), is it seems that the lightest 14-inch widescreen unit in its class. The 14" widescreen LCD display has a high resolution of 1280 x 768 (WXGA) which is both perfect for watching DVD movies as well as surfing the internet. It is powered by the latest Intel Pentium M Processor and features DDR II Dual Channel Memory Support for optimum power and performance and a great mobile digital lifestyle experience. The NEC Versa E3100 is housed in a blue casing, complemented with a silver keyboard. It has a 256MB RAM standard (upgradeable to 2GB), a 40, 60, or 80 GB hard drive spinning at 5400rpm, and a battery that NEC says will last up to four hours.

FX510 Media Center PC by Gateway

FX510 Media Center PC by Gateway

Gateway has formally announced the release of its new media center PC - FX510. Giving you overclocking software as part of the package, it provides new high end desktop which saves you from cracking open the case. Coming in three different configurations, all with XP MCE, it runs Pentium D at speeds from 2.8 GHz to 3.2 GHz. Also the FX510XL comes with 2GB RAM, 1TB of storage, a dual-layer burner, Nvidia GeForce 7800 GTX, and a 21-inch widescreen LCD, BTX high-airflow form factor, and ATI CrossFire graphics for a price of about $3,000.

Did you say Video iPod?

Did you say Video iPod?

Just when you thought how better can it get when the world’s best music player took it to the next level. In 30GB and 60GB models that hold up to 15,000 songs, full-color album art and up to 25,000 photos, the new iPod makes the most of your music and more. Yeah, you’ve heard that tune before. Only now, you can watch it, too. Plus, you get a bigger display and one more iPod color — sleek black. At under half an inch thin, the new 30GB iPod takes up about 45 percent less room than the original iPod. Even the new 60GB model is 10 percent thinner than the fourth-generation 20GB iPod. More features in less space? With support for up to 150 hours of video and a 2.5-inch color display, the new iPod lets you take music videos and TV shows on the road.

Gamulator Workstation: An all in one Experience

Gamulator Workstation: An all in one Experience

Slow and separate gaming is no more fun. It is indeed a real convenience to have all what you need at one place in a compact form. One answer to this is indeed the Gamulator workstation. You can chase all your gaming skills and do your computer related work on it, as it doubles in as a gaming and a PC workstation. It does have a little 70’s look but it occupies all that you need and require or have in your home office and computer/gaming space. It’s all about having a very good working experience along with fit in recreational facilities.
 It comes with a front storage unit, CD storage shelf, monitor shelf, front and back side panels, flooring, retractable driving arm, arm rests, printer shelf, a cable management system. It has a muscular driving seat to keep the game loving crowd amused. 

                                               

Linksys will Launch VoIP Handsets by next week

Linksys will Launch VoIP Handsets by next week

Its time again for a smart phone for smarter people! By next week Linksys WIP300 VoIP Handset will be there in the market. Using any 802.11b/g Wi-Fi network, the phone has an advantage of an added style in it, thereby giving it a better look. The phone includes a POP email facility and has 1.8” color display and is going to be a bit heavy on your pocket. The company Linksys has priced it to be around a tag of $ 250, which they claim to be reduced from the original of $ 300. The same (it can be said) can be justified by it being able to support the SIP 2 VoIP standard while being able to link up with your SMTP and POP 3 servers for email access and delivery.

Elecom’s Ball Shaped Speakers for iPod in new colors

Elecom’s Ball Shaped Speakers for iPod in new colors

Elecom Products that won Japans best deign awards in 2005, had come out with eye catching compact speakers in the shape of a ball. They were launched in the blue and pink colour especially but failed to catch the market attention as it did not look matching and cool with the iPod. However, at the beginning of this month, the same products have been launched in more attractive colors, but they are going to be on the market in black and white. It has a radius of about 1 inch, and attached with a stereo mini plug for your portable audio player.

Calypso C1250 GSM/GPRS/Wi-Fi/VoIP Mobile Phone

Calypso C1250 GSM/GPRS/Wi-Fi/VoIP Mobile Phone

Talk about speed and you remember a Ferrari car or perhaps a Boeing Airplane, but never cellphones! Yes, now speed will also be another synonym for the new Calypso C1250 mobiles. Offering a speed of 11Mb per sec, Calypso is hooked up to the Internet faster than any other cell phone or even video conferencing under certain circumstances. Apart from offering every other normal cell phone features, the phone also boasts a Wifi, bluetooth and Open Source Seamless Mobility, conferring upon it an almost unlimited network coverage options – from cellular towers to Wifi. Date of release and price are not announced as yet.

Bluethooth Headsets Gone Rectangular

Bluethooth Headsets Gone Rectangular

Weighing a third of an ounce, the latest Nokia BH-800 is all set to revolutionize the concept of Bluetooth headsets. The style savvy can look forward to its rectangular shape. It has been made compatible to all kinds of Nokia cell phones. It gives the user an extraordinary 160 hours of stand by time. The hands free talk can be continued for a 2 hour time. To do away with the inconvenience of hanging appendages out of a conventional set the BH-800 gives the option of an optional earloop. The gadget would hit the market in black and white colors and at a competitive price of $140.

Now a Swiss Army Watch!!

Now a Swiss Army Watch!!

This is a watch to use in the dark. Everyone has heard about the benefits of a Swiss army knife, but for the first a versatile watch that specializes in ways to see in the dark is about to hit the markets. It helps people at a distance to locate the one wearing it. This makes it apt for adventure sport and excursion. It may also come handy as a distress signal.  The white LD can light up the path while the less energy consuming red one can blink every 10 seconds to signal the distant people. The watch comes in chic colors and straps. A very useful buy, for those who move with times.

New Corum Watch

New Corum Watch

As usual, Corum has again come out with some mindblowing watch in the shape of skull motif. The new masterpiece from Corum “Classical Vanitas” watch uses marquetry of precious stones and marble to scrupulously produce the intricate skull and flower design. This watch is set in 18K rose, white or yellow gold and the case measures 42mm. Also available with double sapphire crystals and a diamond with 109 carats (2.89 carats).  This watch is launched with only five (each limited to 50) versions.

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