Archive for Mar 28, 2008

Vivitar DVR565HD – shiny, but not quite a Xacti

This new digital camcorder from Vivitar isn’t giving up the goods, so we don’t have much information. However we do know that it’s an SD card recorder working with up to 4GB SD cards and it can record in H.264 at up to 720p.

New AMD Quad-Core is as energy efficient as walking

AMD’s new Phenom X4 9100e is a power sipper operating at a low 65 watts. That might sound like a lot, but for a quad-core processor that’s actually considerably low and is more on par with dual core processors of today.

Samsung NV 24HD digital camera – packed full of everything you’d expect from a high end camera

For starters, it has HD video capabilities as well as a 10.2MP image sensor. All that is recorded through a 24mm wide Schneider lens with a 3.6x optical zoom, so far this camera seems pretty mediocre, but I assure you its not.

Humax TV – coming straight from London’s ChauhanStudio

This beautiful and elegant TV coming from Humax is a thing of retro art. It even manages to pack in multiple functions including the ability to just play the radio when you need it.

DIY Sega Arcade Cabinet – Lindberg is making a comeback

In a world where arcade games have seemingly gone to the wayside, knocked out of the way by their console and cell phone based brethren there is still hope. It can be found in the new Sega Lindberg arcade cabinets, and I hope they aren’t making fun of my buddy Charles.

Control4 HC-500 Controller – Affordable Linux-Based Home Automation

Nowadays, Linux has been used for so many gadgets and computing appliances - some of those who use them does not even know Linux powers it. While Linux is not the bona-fide desktop OS in term of market share, it is a very powerful operating system that many average Joe still afraid of giving it a try. Control4 is one of the companies that take advantage of Linux for its flexibility and low cost. Recently Control4 introduced a new home automation controller, the Linux based HC-500.

Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop sports Blu-ray drive with price tag under $900

Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop sports Blu-ray drive with price tag under $900

As the war between two HD format has ended, concern arise about competitive pricing. I myself included have thought Blu-ray equipments will not take anymore freefall on its price. Well, I was wrong – Dell actually added Blu-ray to its Inspiron 1525 laptops and still put the machine’s pricing under $900 ($879 to be exact).

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iPod held for ransom – teen ends up in jail

Now kids, it's time to play good idea, bad idea. Good idea, playfully attempt to get your girlfriend to do a slightly dirty task by holding her iPod for ransom then giving it back as soon as she gives you, the look. Bad idea, stealing an iPod from a female classmate and holding it for actual ransom until she makes a dirty video for you.

Noon Solar gives a sneak peak of their Spring Collection

Back in November I wrote up an article on Noon Solar's stylish bags and now they have come out with a few more goodies to add to your wishlist. The bags as always feature the solar panels to charge all those gadgets that are concealed within it.

Best Buy holds event for female gamers – chance for a free Wii

For any female gamers who feel like they aren't getting nearly enough attention, Best Buy is holding an event just for the girls. Not only do you get to hang out and play some games and prove once and for all female gamers do exist, but you also get the chance to win some prizes as well.

Rumor – Three from Def Leppard to appear in Guitar Hero IV

Have you grown tired of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock yet? Perhaps the thought of playing GH: Aerosmith and On Tour just isn't enough to keep you satisfied. If that's the case, we might just have some information on Guitar Hero IV for you.

Rockstar set to launch online stat tracking site

Do you enjoy keeping track of your gaming stats online, rather than logging into your console just to see how you're fairing against other players? I always find it much easier (and usually productive) to navigate my way around a website, rather than wander through various screens on a console title. Well if you're like me, you'll love the Rockstar Games Social Club.

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