Author Archives: James Allan Brady


Buffalo’s latest LinkStation fits in the palm of your hand – called the LinkStation Mini

Buffalo has done it again expanding their LinkStation NAS line with a new smaller model. The LinkStation mini uses a pair of those 500GB 2.5” notebook drives that everyone’s been cranking out to make an NAS that you can carry around with you.

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Toshiba X205 line expanded by two new SLI-packing models

The two new models are the X205-SLi5 and the X205-SLi6. They both come packing SLI graphics from NVIDIA, 45nm dual core processors from Intel, and HDMI outs for connecting the notebooks to your home theater system/HDTV.

The SLi5 is packing a Core 2 Duo T8300 processor running at 2.4GHz and two NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT’s with 512MB GDDR3 VRAM. It also has 3GB of RAM and 2 160GB 7200RPM HDDs, if those are running in RAID 0 Striped, this could be a really, really fast notebook.

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Microsoft Wireless Mouse 3000 gets new special edition colors for the Spring

These mice are a classic, but a fan favorite. They might even be, dare I say, the best mobile mice you can get, and they almost never change. But, they recently received a Special Edition color upgrade including two fruits, a plant, and two creams.

Those colors are Pomegranate, which is red; Dragon Fruit, which is dark pink; Aloe, which is green; Milk Chocolate, which is brown; and Crème Brule, which is khaki colored. Also, regardless of my own personal opinion of how great this mouse is, it was the number on best selling notebook mouse in the U.S.

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Areaware Magno wooden radio – even the cables have wooden plugs!

They went to a whole new level of detail with this wooden radio. The end of the telescopic antenna is wooden, the knobs are wooden, the speaker grill is wooden, the external antenna has both a wooden connector and a wooden circle at the other end and the auxiliary input cable has wooden jacks on both ends.

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Verizon performing preventative maintenance on video networks

With the Digital TV switch coming relatively soon Verizon has already started making moves in their customers favor to make the transition almost transparent to them. First off, they are phasing out the analog versions of all channels they already offer up digital versions of to customers with their set top boxes.

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Sharp Mebius Notebook – PC-FW70X and PC-FW50X featuring AMD processors

These notebooks have a broad processor range, but all of them are AMD processors, ranging from a Mobile Sempron 3600+ all the way up to an AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-58. They come in your choice of black or white, and have a UV coated case on them.

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Lenovo IdeaPad U8 – more details and a video of the interface

We have some more details regarding this amazing gadget. First off it will in fact offer up 3G via China’s TD-SCDMA network and it will have SSD storage in 4, 6, and 10 gigabyte capacities.

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Stealthy USB CapsLocker – randomly turns on Caps Lock

This little device is designed to do one thing, and one thing only. Annoy the hell out of whoever’s computer you stick it in. Sadly it probably wouldn’t go unnoticed on say a laptop, but on the back of a desktop, priceless.

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Wacom Cintiq 12WX high-end tablet released – commands respect

It has a 12.1” LCD panel and can be used as a second monitor and a tablet at the same time. You can set it on the desk and use it, or you can hold it in your arms to work if you prefer since it weighs a mere 1.8kg.

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Sony BDU-X10S internal BD-ROM drive for your PC – not too pricey

This may be the cheapest way to get your Blu-Ray on. It comes with the necessary player software and should work with XP SP2 but definitely works with Vista. The drive plays Blu-Ray discs, VCD’s, and DVDs.

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RedPost SignBeta – makes us harder, better, faster, stronger

RedPost released its first product not too long ago, the RedPost/Kit, which we got for review and loved. Now they are back on the scene with the same design, but with some upgrades.

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Klegg Electronics Genesis V1803 Camcorder reviewed – not so great

This digital camcorder from Klegg is like the Swiss Army knife of digital camcorders. However much like the knife, it can do a lot of things, but isn’t particularly well versed at any one of them. This particular digital camcorder can record video, capture still images, play video games, read ebooks, play music, take voice notes, and can’t manage to do any of them spectacularly.

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