Archive for December, 2007

Wii Gamer Glove lets you keep hold of your remote

Wii Gamer Glove  lets you keep hold of your remote

We’ve all heard the stories about people losing their grip on their Wii remotes and destroying their TV’s or other objects. Yes, it’s a terrible, horrible thing to happen to someone but that’s why you use the strap, to ensure your property remains intact.

Gen-X Dual Station let’s you play both NES and Sega Genesis games

Gen-X Dual Station let’s you play both NES and Sega Genesis games

Recently, my little sister and I were talking about the progression of gaming systems. This year I got an Atari, from my little sister, it’s not a full system, just a mini version of the game that comes with breakout and pong, but I was very excited to have it and she thought I was nuts. She had no idea what it was, nor did she remember ever playing the original Nintendo or Sega. This made me feel both sad and old. Today, however, I saw the Gen-X Dual Station and I feel there is hope.

LG, you suck at making washers!

LG, you suck at making washers!

Spending nearly $2,500 for a set of washer and dryer is serious business. While I love LG mobiles, the consumer electronic department is leaving an extremely nasty taste in my mouth.

We bought their top of the line washer WM2487WHM and dryer at Best Buy right before Christmas and they were delivered and setup yesterday. On the day of delivery, the washer would just spin and spin and spin some more without dispensing any water. So I called Best Buy in Tempe, AZ and the manager was kind enough to rush out another unit today. So I thought, way cool - BIG kudos to Best Buy for going above and beyond the call of duty.

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Sony is preparing to launch laptops with Penryn processor

Sony is preparing to launch laptops with Penryn processor

Not wanting to get left behind by Acer and Fujitsu-Siemens, Sony is preparing to launch its Penryn based laptops. The VAIO AR7, FZ4, and SZ7 will feature Intel’s new Core 2 Duo mobile that uses 45nm-manufacturing process. The Santa Rosa Refresh platform combined with Penryn based CPU will give laptop users longer battery life. Now all I need is to get one of these Penryn chip on my MacBook Pro!

CES 2008: We Will Rock You!

CES 2008: We Will Rock You!

Well, I don’t know if we’ll rock the show, but I’ve been playing Rock Band for a few hours now so that’s all that was in my head. But we will be at the show, the lot of us are arriving on the 4th, that’s more or less going to be a set up and acclimation day, and then the coverage will begin promptly on the 5th of January with CES 08 pre-show.

iPhone 1.1.3 firmware for real or fake?

iPhone 1.1.3 firmware for real or fake?

Mac Rumors suspect claims from GearLive may not be real since the alleged features shown do not correlate with some earlier rumors of the upcoming 1.1.3 firmware. However, upon casually inspection, the 1.1.3 screenshots do look convincing.

The iPhone 1.1.3 firmware includes new features such as Edit Home Screen where you can rearrange icons on the home screen. You simply drag icons around with your finger. The Locate Me integration with Google Map is definitely a welcome feature.

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Smart Subwoofers from Thiel Audio

Smart Subwoofers from Thiel Audio

Thiel Audio, one of the few finest and world-renowned high-end loudspeaker makers in U.S, rolled out a new series of SmartSub subwoofers designed for ultimate bass reproduction in home theater and music sound systems. The 4 new lines of subwoofers, namely SS1, SS2, SS3 and SS4 is capable to generate a deep, dynamic and low distortion bass down to 10HZ. They are active-sub and powered by 500 watts (SS1) to 1000 (SS2-4) watts high efficiency mode amplifier with thermal overload protection.

Windows Home Server has issues

Windows Home Server has issues

Other than it being a Microsoft project, it screws with the files you save on the server if you modify and then save them while they are on the server. They are, however, working on a bug fix and apparently whole home server team is working through the holidays to fix it.

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