Archive for Jul 26, 2007

Pantech IM-U200 Shooting Star

Pantech IM-U200 Shooting Star

Pantech announces the new IM-U200 for SKY Telco featuring a streamlined design with its space ship like body, offers 1.3 megapixel camera, music player, document viewer and Bluetooth. Downside is this handset has a premium-selling price and only available in Korea. It is available for purchase this week in Korea with a price of around $545 USD.

The Sexy Pantech IM-U200 Shooting Star Phone [via slashphone]

IFO 3000 Levitating Objects

IFO 3000 Levitating Objects

You do not need Harry Houdini to make an object float on the mid-air. All you need is the IFO 3000, a magnetic field powered device controlled by microprocessor that makes it to levitates objects (IFO 3000 accessories).

Toshiba Transmemory Gets ReadyBoost Upgrade

Toshiba Transmemory Gets ReadyBoost Upgrade

For those using Windows Vista, you probably know that if you really push it, it can get pretty resource intensive, thankfully Microsoft was kind enough to implement a great technology into the OS known as ReadyBoost. These upgraded Transmemory drives, I assume, have a higher transfer speed allowing them to be used quite effectively as ReadyBoost drives.

The U2K line consists of 1, 2, 4, and 8 gigabyte sizes. There will also be a limited edition 32GB version.

Sony and Apple sued by Japanese couple over laptop battery

Sony and Apple sued by Japanese couple over laptop battery

We know that thousands of Sony batteries have been recalled, but unfortunately, like all recalls, not all of the affected batteries have been replaced. Anyone that even thinks that they might have one should really contact their notebook's manufacturer. If not, you could end up with a horribly burned laptop just like the one below.

Seagate to halt production of IDE drives at the end of 2007

Seagate to halt production of IDE drives at the end of 2007

Are you still quite fond of your IDE drives? If you're not wanting to switch over to SATA drives, you'll not have much of a choice when purchasing new drives in the future. We already knew it was going to happen eventually, however, I really didn't expect it to happen so soon. The first major hard drive manufacturer has decided to cease production of IDE drives by the end of the year.