Author Archives: Shawn Farner


OQO Model 2+ now available

OQO Model 2+ now available

According to the Dynamism web site, the OQO Model 2+ is now available for purchase.  The OQO, which sports some netbook-like specs but a very different form factor, touts itself as "the most advanced superlight PC on the market". 

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NVIDIA’s GeForce 3D Vision available soon

NVIDIA’s GeForce 3D Vision available soon

If you're looking to experience true 3D gaming, look no further than the NVIDIA GeForce 3D Vision.  You'll feel like you're really in the game, and the biggest plus - the glasses aren't hideous.  I'm willing to bet Kanye West would gladly sport those babies.

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Seagate’s FreeAgent|Theater plays your media files on HDTV

Seagate’s FreeAgent|Theater plays your media files on HDTV

If you're an HDTV owner who creates media, whether it's photos or videos, you might be unsure of how to display them on your set.  If that's the case, Seagate has unveiled a product that makes it super easy to share your content.

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jOG forces Wii gamers to move around even more

jOG forces Wii gamers to move around even more

If you think snapping your wrist to serve in Wii Tennis is laborious, you're certainly not going to like this newly announced product.  The jOG for Wii (as well as PS2) only allows gamers to use their joysticks if they're physically jogging.

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LaCinema Classic streams media to your TV

LaCinema Classic streams media to your TV

LaCie is rolling out a new external hard drive called the LaCinema Classic, offering media lovers a simple way to consume their movies, music and photos - through their TV.  All the user has to do is hook the device up to their computer via USB, copy files onto the Classic and then hook it up to their TV via composite or HDMI.

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Eye-Fi wireless memory card uploads video to YouTube

Eye-Fi wireless memory card uploads video to YouTube

The Eye-Fi folks are at it again, this time announcing a new technology they plan to integrate into their Wi-Fi enabled memory cards.  You were able to wirelessly upload photos before, and soon, you'll be able to upload video.

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Olympus STYLUS TOUGH cameras almost ready to rumble

Olympus STYLUS TOUGH cameras almost ready to rumble

Olympus is readying two more cameras for the gauntlet - the STYLUS TOUGH-8000 and STYLUS TOUGH-6000.  In case you haven't noticed, these cameras are supposed to be really tough.

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The WowWee Spyball: Just a regular ball, nothing to see here…

The WowWee Spyball: Just a regular ball, nothing to see here…

Here's a pretty cool device that has all sorts of mischievous potential.  The WowWee Spyball is a remote controlled webcam hidden inside a futuristic-looking plastic ball.  Note to WowWee: the ball's appearance might be kind of a giveaway.

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EMTEC unveils new Gdium netbook

EMTEC unveils new Gdium netbook

It appears that EMTEC's new Gdium netbook is ready for prime-time, or in this case, ready for display at CES.  We went hands-on with a non-functioning prototype of the Gdium last August at IFA 2008 and now have pictures and specs for what appears to be the final product.

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New Sony Walkman doesn’t look like a Walkman

New Sony Walkman doesn’t look like a Walkman

It seems that Sony adopted a few ideas from other music devices when creating the W-series Walkman.  The "all-in-one" concept likely came from those big, bulky FM radio headsets, and the "no display" idea probably came from the iPod Shuffle.

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Duck Hunt fans will love this toy

Duck Hunt fans will love this toy

Here's an interesting one coming out of CES - Duck Hunter, a game that aims to recreate the classic "Duck Hunt" video game you played with a light gun all those years ago, this time in real life.  We have some more info and a few more pics after the jump.

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Device helps you “translate” Sign Language

Device helps you “translate” Sign Language

If you have deaf friends or friends in deaf-education majors, you've probably felt as I have, at times - totally lost as a flurry of hands whip through the air, making shapes and gestures you just don't understand.  Luckily, a new device is coming to save the day.

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