Archive for Sep 30, 2009

Motorola Tao (aka Sholes) caught in wild: “super slim” and all metal

You probably can’t tell from this photo, but you’re supposedly looking at a pre-release Motorola Tao – aka the Motorola Sholes – that’s fallen into the hands of someone over at HowardForums.  They’ve been posting various shots, though nothing that shows the full hardware at present, but certainly enough to keep us interested.

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Sony VAIO X ultraportable pre-reg page goes online

Sony Japan have put up a pre-registration page for those rich and weak-armed enough to consider buying their upcoming VAIO X series ultraportable.  The notebook, announced at the beginning of September, is only listed as “coming soon”, and we’re still yet to see final specifications, but Sony have previously confirmed that it will retail “under $2,000”.

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Sprint slashing Touch Pro2 to $200; matching Verizon

Sprint slashing Touch Pro2 to $200; matching Verizon

Considering the Sprint HTC Touch Pro2?  We'd find something else to do today besides head down to your local Sprint store, given that the latest leaks from the carrier tip an imminent price cut for the Windows Mobile smartphone.  As of October 1st, the Pro2 will apparently be $199.99 with a new two-year agreement and following a mail-in rebate.

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O2 catalog lists upcoming HTC HD2

O2 catalog lists upcoming HTC HD2

The tricky thing about printed catalogs is that they require some preparation, and that generally puts them into plenty of peoples' hands.  One such leaky person has handed over an upcoming O2 catalog to Engadget, with the first official listing of the HTC HD2 (aka the HTC Leo) we've seen so far.

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Borders and Verizon team up for free Wi-Fi

Borders and Verizon team up for free Wi-Fi

Everyone knows that the way to lure avid readers into your bookstore is to offer overpriced coffee and free Wi-Fi. This is the tact that Barnes & Noble took with AT&T to get customers into its stores to buy digital books. Borders has now teamed with Verizon to offer a similar Wi-Fi service.

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Texas Insturments shows off new OMAP3530 multimedia processor

Texas Insturments shows off new OMAP3530 multimedia processor

As manufactures add more and more features to mobile devices like MIDs and smartphones we need more and more powerful processors to handle the extra workload. Texas Instruments has unveiled a new processor called the OMAP3530 that is targeted at multimedia applications.

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DIY Batcave-themed hidden entrance

DIY Batcave-themed hidden entrance

The original TV series of Batman may have over-err'd on the side of tights, but it had a few fantastic gimmicks.  This Batman-themed hidden entrance was actually for a school homecoming dance, and was the work of Low Voltage's Jimmy; he rigged up a reproduction Shakespeare bust (complete with hidden button), disguised door and even a motorized opening mechanism.

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Cables To Go boosts wireless USB range to 150 feet

Cables To Go boosts wireless USB range to 150 feet

Wireless USB is a great bit of technology that not only allows us to shed some of the cables running between computers and peripherals, but allows us to move gear further from your computers and still get connectivity. Cables To Go has announced that it now has a Wireless USB Superbooster Extender that allows connectivity for up to 150 feet.

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Live Luggage unveils powered 2012 sports bag

Live Luggage unveils powered 2012 sports bag

Most of us can relate to the literal and figurative pain that comes from schlepping massive suit cases through the airport and around hotels when we travel. If you are a big sports fan, moving all that heavy sports gear around the field is no fun either. Live Luggage has offered a powered suitcase for the traveler for a while and the company has now announced a new powered sports bag called the 2012.

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Hercules XPS Ultra Slim speakers coming soon

Hercules XPS Ultra Slim speakers coming soon

Many computer users out there would prefer to listen to music on their PCs or watch movies using a good set of external speakers rather than headphones. The problem with many sets of computer speakers is that they are too large and bulky for small spaces. Hercules has announced a new XPS Slim speaker line that should fit anywhere.

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Logitech offers early access to new Queen album

Logitech offers early access to new Queen album

Fans of the rock band queen who are also looking for a new streaming music player will want to check out the new Logitehc Squeezebox Radio that we talked about early this month. Logitech has announced that buyers of the device will get early access to the new Queen Absolute Greatest Hits album before it can be purchased in stores.

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Sony announces DRX-S70U-W CD/DVD burner

Sony announces DRX-S70U-W CD/DVD burner

Many netbook users will agree that one of the biggest shortcomings of the small and portable computer systems is that they lack optical drives. The lack of an optical drive is most noticeable for many business users who still get data on CD or DVD frequently. Sony has announced a new slim external USB CD burner called the DRX-S70U-W that is specifically for notebook and netbook users.

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