Archive for December, 2008

Tokyoflash Radio Active Watch Giveaway!

Tokyoflash Radio Active Watch Giveaway!

The Sleek Audio and Plantronics Giveaways may be closed to new entries - we'll be announcing the winners later on today - but that doesn't mean there are no more opportunities to win prizes.  Tokyoflash have given us a piece of history from their watch museum, in the shape of the classic Radio Active Active Reactor.  No longer available to buy, we're giving one reader the opportunity to win what's perhaps the most iconic timepiece Tokyoflash have produced.  In addition, a further two people will win their choice of watch from the current Tokyoflash collection.

Find out how to enter after the cut!

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TG Sambo LLUON B2 all-in-one PC

TG Sambo LLUON B2 all-in-one PC

TG Sambo have unveiled their latest all-in-one PC, and they've done a damned good job making it look just like a standalone TV or monitor.  The LLUON B2 is centered around a 26-inch windscreen display, behind which hides a 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 processor, 320GB hard-drive and dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS 256MB graphics, making it the interesting proposition of a fashionable PC that can actually back that up with honest grunt.

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Gigabyte M528 MID unboxed

Gigabyte M528 MID unboxed

Gigabyte's M528 MID has been flitting around the pages of SlashGear for so long now, it was hard to believe we'd never seen an unboxing for the touchscreen handheld.  Thankfully the guys at UMPCFever have sorted that, showing the mobile internet device taken from box, to SIM and battery slotting in, to boot and then even flirting with its aigo counterpart.

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Psion Netbook trademark holder target fan sites with C&D notices

Psion Netbook trademark holder target fan sites with C&D notices

Some netbook enthusiast sites have apparently received cease and desist (C&D) letters, demanding that they remove the term "netbook" from their pages before March 2009, else face legal action.  The letters, which until now have been sent to UK-based sites, claim that the netbook and netbook pro trademarks are owned by the company responsible for the Psion Netbook, a larger version of the company's PDAs that has not been in production for some years now.

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UltimateKeys OLED Keyboard reviewed: little glamor, but plenty of productivity

UltimateKeys OLED Keyboard reviewed: little glamor, but plenty of productivity

While it might not share the eye-catching splendor of the Optimus Maximus, UnitedKeys OLED Keyboard does at least avoid its full-color rival's jaw-dropping price tag.  OLED-Info have been test-driving the UnitedKeys offering, and while it's still early days - the accompanying software seems to be chief culprit for poor usability here, and there's a marked absence of pre-created icons - they're still positive about it.

Check out the video demo after the cut

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Samsung SDI takes second place in OLED shipments

Samsung SDI takes second place in OLED shipments

Samsung SDI has slipped into second place for worldwide OLED shipments, with rival RiTdisplay forging ahead with 36-percent of the Q3 2008 market share.  However, despite 10-percent less of the market, Samsung SDI still managed to make more money out of their business, thanks to the higher selling price of the AMOLED panels that make up much of its business.  Overall, Q3 2008 saw 1.7m OLED panels shipped in total, up 60-percent on the same period last year.

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