Author Archives: Stephanie Scala


HTC Surround Invades Best Buy, Omnia 7 goes T-Mobile Europe

HTC Surround Invades Best Buy, Omnia 7 goes T-Mobile Europe

If micro surround speakers sound like your idea of an enjoyable (and well worth your money) kind of phone, the HTC Surround is the device for you-and Best Buy is taking pre-orders right now, with an expected shipment date of November 8. This device, as we've shown before, is well worth the $549.99 price tag (that's of course without a contract), or $199.99 with a 2-year contract on AT&T.

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Medal of Honor Crushes PSJailbreak

Medal of Honor Crushes PSJailbreak

Medal of Honor has taken great steps in protecting its beloved intellectual property from being pirated with PSJailbreak. For those of you wanting to play the newly released game, you'll have to update your PS3 to the latest 3.50 firmware. Along with a purchase price of $59.99 (new, $49.99 used) EA happily provided the latest firmware version on the disc for you. According to Digital Foundry, anyone unwilling or simply not wanting to update their PS3 will not be able to play the game. Now that would just be a waste of $60 (plus tax), wouldn't it?

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72LEX9 LG’s Largest Commercial 3D LCD TV

72LEX9 LG’s Largest Commercial 3D LCD TV

Are you ready for Monday Night Football? You may not be if you don't have LG's 72LEX9, its newest and largest commercial 3D LCD TV. It's a king-sized masterpiece (72 representing the TV's size in inches). Don't worry if you're wondering why you don't know where to get your hands on this TV, it's not out in the U.S. yet. But the 72LEX9 would definitely be a crowd pleaser for Sunday or Monday night games.

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Boom Case, Speakers Trapped in Suitcase

Boom Case, Speakers Trapped in Suitcase

No, you don't have to rub your eyes and make sure you're not imagining that you're actually seeing a boom box inside a briefcase-it's real! The Boom Case has been invented. It's your portable (and classy looking) set of speakers built into a suitcase. It'll definitely be a buzz-worthy conversation piece at parties this holiday season.

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Buffalo Gets New Look with V-series LinkStation Pro, Duo and Pro Quad

Buffalo Gets New Look with V-series LinkStation Pro, Duo and Pro Quad

Buffalo revealed a trio of new LinkStation drives (Pro, Pro Duo and Pro Quad). The V-series ranges from 1TB to 8TB in size. These new babies are going to be able to hold as many pictures as you could possibly imagine. This new look is quite a change from their older body style, but it was much needed and now looks very sophisticated.

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“There’s an App for that” gets official Trademark

“There’s an App for that” gets official Trademark

Apple can now claim that they own the phrase, "There's an App for that." After filing for the trademark in December 2009, Apple has finally (and legally) been given the rights to their commonly used phrase to promote the App store and iOS devices.

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Windows Phone 7 Wrap-Up

Windows Phone 7 Wrap-Up

Wow! What an exciting day for Microsoft with their launch of Windows Phone 7! Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft stressed the importance of, "Always delightful, wonderfully mine," today in their live webcast. We were all excited about those words as the cast continued and we found out that 9 different phones (including LG, Samsung, HTC, and Dell) will launch soon, using 60 mobile operators, offered in 30 different countries. Outstanding!

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Cricket Crosswave Jumps Into The Market

Cricket Crosswave Jumps Into The Market

Cricket Crosswave MiFi from Huawei technologies, is available today for pre-order, and it looks like it's time to give Verizon a little run for their money. This device looks pretty slick and offers wireless 3G internet for up to four devices, 3-hour usable battery life, and up to 32 GB removable memory slot.

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Apple Lounge to hit St. Louis

Apple Lounge to hit St. Louis

Move over New York City because St. Louis' new Apple store might just be Apple's most innovative store yet! With a never before seen "lounge" area with free Wi-Fi, this new Apple store structure will be sure to blow all of us away (or at least the residents in St. Louis).

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BlackBerry 6 Invite for October 14: Will you attend?

BlackBerry 6 Invite for October 14: Will you attend?

Who doesn't like to party (even if it's virtual), especially when BlackBerry's the host. As recent reports have leaked the BlackBerry 6 OS wasn't supposed to available until 2011, but looks like they decided to throw an interactive launch party a lot earlier than that!

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Apple’s (rumored) 11.6″ MacBook Air creates more buzz

Apple’s (rumored) 11.6″ MacBook Air creates more buzz

Apple's MacBook Air seems to be disappearing right before retailers' (and consumers') eyes, thanks to on-going rumors of a new 11.6-inch MacBook Air. Both current configurations of the MacBook Air (the low-end 1.83 GHz and the high-end 2.13 GHz) appear to be out-of-stock everywhere. This "disapperance" has not popped up over night. Online retailers have been subtly hinting to buyers that inventory of the MacBook Air is running low, and that the time to buy is now!

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