Archive for April, 2007

HTC Herald gets go-ahead nod from FCC

HTC Herald gets go-ahead nod from FCC

Kevin over at jkontherun is beside himself with endearing, childish glee over the FCC approval for HTC's Herald, seemingly to be hitting T-Mobile shelves near you in the not too distant future.  It looks like an incremental rather than groundbreaking update over existing models; 2-megapixel camera instead of 1.3, slimmer chassis, improved keyboard... but still no HSDPA.

 

Optimus Maximus finds new hardware supplier with better screens

Optimus Maximus finds new hardware supplier with better screens

What's that, good news coming from the guys and gals over at Art Lebedev Studios?  Sometimes it feels like you're tempting fate just mentioning the Optimus keyboard; much like in Peter Pan where just saying "I don't believe in fairies" kills one of the little flutterers, any positive mention of the keyboard-of-screens results in a dead OLED supplier. 

Dell begins offering SSD drives on select notebooks

Dell begins offering SSD drives on select notebooks

Looks like Dell is ready to jump on board with the whole SSD trend, and not without good reason. They have announced that they will be adding a 32GB SSD drive as an option to two of their laptops.

The first is their ultramobile Latitude D420 and the other is the semi-rugged D620 ATG. These are the perfect laptops to put SSD drives in. We all know that the drives are lighter and more resilient than regular platter-based hard drives. So it would only make sense to put them in light and rugged notebooks.

Kryptonite discovered!

Kryptonite discovered!

Bad news Superman! A mining group in Serbia have unearthed the first known deposit of kryptonite. You can bet that Lex Luthor will spare no expense in an attempt to obtain a sample.

Slashgear makes top 100 blogs list

Slashgear makes top 100 blogs list

As it turns out, there are people that do in fact read Slashgear. I've sometimes wondered if I'm just typing up articles for my own enjoyment, and that the people commenting on my posts are really just the voices in my head. It turns out that you are in fact real people, and there are quite a few of you that read us on a regular basis.

Rock out with your X-plorer on a Mac

Rock out with your X-plorer on a Mac

When the Xbox 360 version of Guitar Hero II made its debut people were excited to find out that they could just hook it up to their PC running Vista or XP and have a fully-functional guitar to use on their PC. This instantly made the game Frets on Fire an even bigger hit than it was.

Benchmarks appear for the upcoming ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT

Benchmarks appear for the upcoming ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT

ATI's new DirectX 10 lineup will be making its debut before long, but the guys over at DailyTech already managed to get their hands on the Radeon HD 2900 XT for some early benchmarks. If the first benchmarks are anything to go off of, things are looking good for ATI's new cards.