Archive for Jun 25, 2007

Samsung starts 64GB 1.8-inch SSD productions

Samsung starts 64GB 1.8-inch SSD productions

Samsung has starts production of 64GB memory-based SSD drive for mobile computing. The drive will be in 1.8-inch form and to be used in sub-notebook, ultra-mobile PCs and portable devices such as media players. SSD market will increase by 270 percent over the next four years due to demands. Samsung did not disclose any pricing information at this moment, the drive produced would be sold to manufacturers and not end-users.

Samsung begins producing 64GB 1.8-inch flash disk [via macworld]

Fujitsu T8140 – Tablet PC with SSD

Fujitsu T8140 – Tablet PC with SSD

Okay, here comes the “Japanese gets all the fun with cool gadgets” post. Fujitsu just announced a sleek 12.1-inch tablet for the Japanese market featuring 32GB or 64GB SSD drive options and over 11 hours of battery life. A member at GBM forum name Antimatter posted the specs of Fujitsu T8140 tablet PC.

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Nokia announces E61i and E65 in U.S

Nokia announces E61i and E65 in U.S

Nokia introduced the E61i and E65 earlier this year at 3GSM. As of today, both phones are available in the United States. Nokia is selling the phone without carrier at this moment, so you will be able to get the unlock version on Nokia’s website. Both phones is powered by Symbian OS 9.1 and sports 2-MP cameras, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. E65 is a slider phone and the E61i features full QWERTY keyboard.

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Hydra Games Console Kit – 8-bit DIY game console

Hydra Games Console Kit – 8-bit DIY game console

Tired of arguing which console you should get? Xbox360, PS3 or Wii? Why not build your own console? If you are DIY kind a guy with some programming skills, the Hydra Games Console Kit will be a nice toy to play around with. Okay, it’s not exactly your modern days console, but the fun is where the word "DIY" comes in. For £199.99, you can get the 8-bit game console kit and start cracking on your home brew game.

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ForkChops – chopsticks for newbies

ForkChops – chopsticks for newbies

Using chopsticks is a challenge to me, and I’m sure many feel the same way. ForkChops, the $4.99 chopsticks that combined the tip of its end with fork and spoon will definitely help you getting your noodles down your stomach. It is available on Amazon.com with variety of colors. It is also available in a set of 6 for $31.99.

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It’s safe to touch: fingerprint scanners reviewed

It’s safe to touch: fingerprint scanners reviewed

If, like me, you dread deleting the cookies in your browser because you've forgotten most of the usernames and passwords to regularly-visited sites, then a simple fingerprint scanner might be a good option.  Yes, a mixture of Hollywood scaremongering and honest security concerns have seen us nervous of people either cutting off our digits or copying them with Jell-O, but for general avoidance of login screens there's little denying the convenience of biometrics.  Todd Haselton over at Ars Technica gathered up four and tried to fool them with Vista, Firefox and Silly Putty.

 

Rumor: Nokia 7900 fashion phone

Rumor: Nokia 7900 fashion phone

Nokia is a strong performer in fashion phone market, the 7900 confirmed Nokia’s stand that phones should be a fashion statement. The rumored Nokia 7900 has very unusual buttons design with its triangle pattern. The back of the phone has similar pattern as the buttons. Detail specs are not very clear yet at this moment, but according to some words on the web, it will features UMTS, 1GB internal memory, 230 hours standby time and 3 hours talk time. The screen will sports resolution of 240 x 320.

Nokia 7900 peeks out from behind the curtain [via boygeniusreport, nokiaport.de]