Archive for Jan 28, 2008

Circuit City reveals Cobalt Blue Nintendo DS Lite

I wouldn't be surprised if Nintendo changed their motto for the DS to “Gotta Catch 'Em All.” While it's always cool to see some of my favorite gadgets in a multitude of colors, I'm beginning to wonder how long Nintendo is going to stretch out the release of all of these colors. The latest rumor is that we'll be seeing a Cobalt Blue/Black DS Lite sometime in the near future.

Gothic computer accessories from Evergreen for geeks with a dark side

If your moods float around in the realm of damp, dour and demonic then you probably would love these new computer accessories. These items will give you that extra bit of evilness in your work area to scare off any nosey co-workers or relatives.

SurfaceSound Compact Car Speaker Phone

If you’re one of those people who talk on their phones while driving you really need to get with the program and hang up or get something handsfree. You’re a road hazard and no matter how skillful you think you are, you’re not. The SurfaceSound Compact is a product you should look in to.

i-XPS 120 Outdoor is the first gadget under the Made for iPod License

Well they had me fooled, all those other gadgets out there that claimed to be for the iPod, I really thought that was there purpose. Luckily there is an official Made for iPod license to weed out all those other inferior gadgets and this speaker dock is the first to get the official seal/stamp of approval.

ZaNa Design Flash Drives Made of Wood, Flint and Amber

We’ve come across some pretty odd flash drives haven’t we? There’s one for every lifestyle, desire or need. I think they’ve just about tapped the creativity of flash drives however ZaNa Design is not giving up and they have some hand-made ones they’re pushing.

Baby Quasar – Age Reducing Technology?

People will do anything to look younger, especially women. It’s kind of ridiculous but people will be buy snake oil in any form. Baby Quasar claims to be the best all around skin care tool.

JCB Toughphone is tough to look at

I usually try not to make snap decisions. I like to give things a chance to be horrible before I deem them so, however I can’t not call this phone ugly. There is not a feature in the world that would talk me into carrying the JCB Toughphone around.

nVidia Quadro FX 5500 is badass

This card isn’t for gamers, well, it could be, but not really, and its not for the faint of heart either as most Quadro cards cost a small fortune, but for those working in industries that work with models and graphics that have hard core requirements the Quadro line holds what you need, this card is no different starting with a full gigabyte of video RAM.

Brando SIM-unlock card for iPhone

Apparently the deal with this card is that you slide it into your iPhone and it somehow magically hardware unlocks your iPhone. I am not an electrical engineer, so I can’t tell you how well this thing will work, but if I had to guess, it won’t.

Honey, Sony shrunk the Blu-Ray laser

Check out this 3mm thick Blu-Ray laser that Sony and Nichia came up with. Not only will it allow for smaller, more compact drives, but its also expected to help in the effort to drive Blu-Ray players and burner prices down. Maybe they’ll even get down to HD-DVD player prices so we can all find out which one really is more popular.

Rock Band instruments to be sold separately

I got a copy of Rock Band with all the instruments for Christmas, and other than one weekend where I played for nearly 30 hours straight, I haven’t played much (its hard to get my band mates back together). But one issue we had was the 4th guitar, there were only 3 of us, but if a 4th came along to play, we would have had some issues, and having a duel was out of the question.

Sony Joins HP’s DVD manufactured-on-demand Service

I got bored reading the overwhelming video-on-demand news these days, not to mention writing one, but may be this MOD from HP is something interesting because I didn’t know its existence till now! Pity me. The DVD manufactured-on-demand service from HP allows retailers to custom order niche and older DVD titles online that’s not available on the video market. Call me old timer, I never heard of DVD manufactured-on-demand service before. The latest news on the street is HP has reached a licensing agreement from Sony, the first Major Studio to support the MOD.