Archive for Aug 27, 2007

Xbox 360 Core with HDMI – Best Buy blunders with incorrect listing

If you're thinking about getting a new Xbox 360 Core System, you might want to wait until after the first of September to do so. That is, if Best Buy's site is anything to go by.

DIY – Mod your own portable cellphone jammer

Don't you just hate it when you go to the movies and someone's phone goes off? Even if they don't answer it and chat away for fifteen minutes of your movie, it still just killed the atmosphere. If you've ever wanted to ensure your movie-going experience remains undisturbed, you might want to check this out.

Sony Vaio LT19U – It’s no iMac killer

When I think of an all-in-one computer, my mind immediately goes to the iMac. I honestly have never seen another company pull off the all-in-one quite as well as Apple does. If you're not a big fan of running OSX, you might just want to check out Sony's new AIO system that might just give the iMac a run for its money.

Guitar Hero III achievements revealed

If you're looking for something else to excite you about Guitar Hero III, the guys over at Xbox360Achievements have managed to discover the upcoming achievements for your favorite Axe grinding series.

ATRD M10 – Secure your car with a biometric scanner

Biometric scanners have slowly creeped their way into many new tech products like USB flash drives and laptops. It's not all that surprising to hear that someone has created a device that will protect your car with a fingerprint reader.

Buffalo’s Blu-ray and HD DVD combo drive – Cheap, but only for Japan

Still haven't figured out who's going to win the battle to be the official standard for HD discs? Don't worry, no one really knows. If you don't want to make a decision but still have the ability to watch your favorite movies in HD, check out this new drive from Buffalo.

Polaroid introduces new Portable Media Player

Polaroid introduces new Portable Media Player

When you hear the brand “Polaroid” the first thing come into mind is cameras, film, and other photography products. Well, apparently Polaroid is going into a consumer electronic market with its new PMP.

The new player will support movies, music playback, and pictures with format support such as MPEG4, MP3, and JPEG. It will come with built-in 512MB storage with expandable storage up to 4GB using MicroSD.

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Acer acquires Gateway for $710 million

Acer acquires Gateway for $710 million

Acer has agreed to acquire the computer maker Gateway and to pay around $710 million in cash for the acquisition. Both Gateway's and Acer's board of directors have approved the acquisition and the transaction is expected to be closed by December 2007.

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Nokia Announces BH-903 and BH-902 Bluetooth Headset

Nokia announces two new Bluetooth headsets today. The BH-902 and BH-903 both sports attractive OLED display. Nokia BH-903 compatible with Bluetooth device that uses A2DP, AVRCP, PBAP, HFP and HSP profiles, and can be use as a remote control for your digital music devices or phone that supports Bluetooth.

Apollo IM – iPhone Native Instant Messenger Application

Apollo IM – iPhone Native Instant Messenger Application

At this moment the Apollo IM only supports AIM chat protocols with limited features. You can see your buddy list, send, and receive messages. Not much options available yet at this moment such as notifications.

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Electric Carpet – Not powered by static electricity

It's still summer here in the US, so we're not exactly thinking of ways to keep warm. However, if you're one that likes to think ahead, this new carpet will certainly keep your toes warm.

Dell confirms shipping delays in Inspiron laptops

Remember that piece a couple of weeks ago about Dell's shipping problems with their new colored Inspiron laptops? It looks Dell has officially owned up to this in their Direct2Dell blog.