Archive for October, 2007

Going to buy a PS3? This simple Venn diagram will help you with your selection

Going to buy a PS3? This simple Venn diagram will help you with your selection

Some people will say that having a choice is a beautiful thing. I won't deny the truth behind that statement, as life would be pretty bland without choices. However, sometimes there are so many choices that one has no idea which one to choose. Take game consoles, between the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3, there are nearly a dozen choices. If you're looking at a PS3, here's a good Venn diagram that should help you in your decision.

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Toyota Prius Limo

Toyota Prius Limo

Yep, you read that right, just when I though I’d seen it all, someone goes and makes a limo out of a Toyota Prius. If his reasoning behind it wasn’t so sound, I’d think he was crazy.

Basically here’s what it came down to, the guy needed a vehicle that could haul his family of 6, do it for cheap, and save some gas. The salvaged Prius’ and about 200 hours later there was the Prius limo. The two vehicles reportedly cost him $10 grand and had non-rebuildable junk titles to go with them.

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Samsung Quad Pen

Samsung Quad Pen

Do you frequently get inspired with an idea or something of that nature but never have a pen or paper to write it down on and know you’ll never remember it? Well this probably won’t help, but it’s a pen (that you’ll probably lose) that you can use to write on any surface, and it will record the motions and convert them into handwriting on your computer.

There is an electronic sensor in the tip that records all the movements to some sort of storage, probably flash, in the barrel of the pen. So basically it sounds like a slightly more adult/advanced version of the kids version that recently came out to help you with your homework and all that jazz.

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Wal-Mart to sell Toshiba HD-DVD players cheap

Wal-Mart to sell Toshiba HD-DVD players cheap

In fact they are going to be selling them for about $198 each. That would make them the cheapest standalone HD format player available.

They aren’t some cheap knockoff’s either, they are the real deal Toshiba A2 HD-DVD players. So if you have an HDTV and don’t have an Xbox 360 that you could just buy and HD-DVD drive for, I’d highly recommend getting one of these.

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