Archive for Mar 21, 2008

The slightly unpractical Rolleiflex Digital Camera

For any camera lovers that appreciate the classic and slightly more antique cameras might enjoy this new gadget. The best of both worlds, designed to look like the Rolleriflex 2.8F, but comes packed full of modern technology.

With the Porta-Jump who needs jumper cables?

Not everyone has a vehicle that is always reliable and actually starts every single time. Even those that do, it's nice to have a backup plan, this Porta-Jump is small enough to easily conceal in your glove box to keep with you at all times.

Guitar Hero: On Tour information revealed

We've known for some time that the Guitar Hero franchise was going to be making its way to the Nintendo DS, unfortunately we haven't really known much more than that. Activision has recently revealed new details about the game, including a look at the Guitar Grip peripheral that will be included.

Play iBoxer – hawt

These boxers are available for men and women and their biggest feature is that they have a pouch for your iPod. My only question is when will you be wondering around in your boxers wondering where you are going to put your iPod.

Automotive X Prize – is it worth 10 million big ones to make a car that gets more than 100MPG?

So far we know that Tesla, Aptera, and Illuminati Motor Works are all in, but there is reported to be over 60 teams from 9 countries participating. There are two categories, Mainstream vehicles and Alternative Vehicles, they each have their own set of rules, but think of the mainstream category as the vehicles that might actually be bought and sold in massive quantities in the future.

USB LCD Screen thing wishes it could be a SideShow device

This weird little USB LCD device can display multiple different metrics from your computer, it just so happens that almost all of those metrics have to look like clocks in one way or another. So, I suppose you could start with its ability to tell time using your computer’s clock.

ASUS NOVA LITE Mini 2L PC – thin, light, and really, really small

It measures in at 9.09x7.24x2 inches and weighs a mere 3.3 pounds. We have all the details for this beautiful PC except price, release date, and processor (what?), normally processor is one of the few details we do get, oh well.

Spectrum ZX Laptop – blast from the past

I am no computer historian but when the two computers that made up this beast are referred to as old and older, its pretty obvious this stuff is old. So some guy took a Spectrum ZX and a Toshiba Libretto 110 and smacked the two together.

Alienware updates their Area51 line – now more NVIDIA-ish

Its not quite their best desktop, I think the ALX still holds that marker, but its their flagship desktop for sure. They are adding the two new products that were announced from NVIDIA the other day, the 790i SLI Ultra motherboard and the GeForce 9800 GX2.

Intel Classmate PC coming to Europe – destined for failure

Intel is going to try and bring their Classmate PC over to Europe to compete with the Asus Eee, and they might be able to, on one front, price. The Classmate is supposed to be going on sale for $250-350.

PS3 Firmware 2.20 – it’ll be here by the end of the month

With it you will see a major update that will net you Blu-Ray spec 2.0 with all the BD-Live functionality you’ve always wanted. That means you’ll be able to download video content, ringtones, and interactive movie based games.

You’ll also get the ability to copy photos, music, and playlists from your PS3 to your PSP via USB. Other features of the new firmware include Resume Play, which means if you start a movie, Blu-Ray or DVD, and then remove it to game for a while, you’ll be able to re-insert it and start from where you left off.

CloudBook Vs. Zonbu Zonbook – the battle of the Everex notebooks

So Henry Kingman got his hands on both an Everex CloudBook and a Zonbu Zonbook and pitted them against each other. First, let’s give a quick run down of their similarities, they are both made by Everex, they both run Linux, and they both run it on Via C7-M processors, that’s pretty much where it ends.