Archive for Sep 25, 2009

eviGroup’s Wallet MID gets first hands-on play [Video]

eviGroup’s Wallet MID gets first hands-on play [Video]

We've been watching the development of eviGroup's Wallet MID with no small amount of interest; after all, while Android-based touchscreen handhelds seem ten a penny lately, it's still quite rare for them to have a release date attached.  Nowhere Else's Stagueve is conveniently in France to stop by the eviGroup offices and have a play with the prototype; check out his hands-on video and some first-impressions after the cut.

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NVIDIA disables PhysX support when ATI GPU is installed

NVIDIA disables PhysX support when ATI GPU is installed

I would bet good money that there will be few this little tidbit will affect, but NVIDIA has apparently disabled support for PhysX processing on its GPUs when an ATI GPU is present. This would only affect users who have an NVIDIA card installed for PhysX and an ATI card for graphics.

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Swiss Military Watch is tougher than you are

Swiss Military Watch is tougher than you are

You know, if you are going to call something the Swiss Army Watch I expect the thing to have a screwdriver, a spoon, and a fork built-in. At least throw a toothpick in or something. Still the Swiss Army Watch is pretty cool and much tougher than you are.

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No striaght ripping UMD games to PSPGo

No striaght ripping UMD games to PSPGo

We all know that the PSPGo is coming soon and that the big feature about the portable console is the lack of a feature. Namely, the PSPGo has no UMD drive for video games. That means that all those UMD games players have collected for older PSP versions are no good.

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Nintendo tosses two MotionPlus accessories in special Sports Resort pack

Nintendo tosses two MotionPlus accessories in special Sports Resort pack

Nintendo has been making big news this week with the first ever price cut for the Wii. The company has also announced that it will be offering a new limited edition bundle for Wii sports Resort to go along with that price cut hitting this weekend.

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Small custom PC builders to ship Windows 7 early on custom PCs

Small custom PC builders to ship Windows 7 early on custom PCs

If you are desperate for a new computer, but you want Windows 7 and you don’t want to have to upgrade after the purchase you may be thinking you have to wait until October 22. Apparently, small custom PC makers are being allowed to ship full machines with Windows 7 a bit early.

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Geek Squad offers windows 7 upgrade service at discount

Geek Squad offers windows 7 upgrade service at discount

October 22 will be here before we know it and anyone who is tired of Windows XP and loathes Windows Vista knows that day is the launch of Windows 7. There are probably lots of people out there who don’t have the time or the inclination to put the new OS on their own computer and need someone to do it for them.

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HTC HD2 (aka Leo) launch details leak; no multitouch in browser

HTC HD2 (aka Leo) launch details leak; no multitouch in browser

What looks set to be HTC's new flagship, the HTC HD2 - aka the HTC Leo - seems even closer to release, at least according to a slide dropped into Pocketnow's inbox.  The slide, in Dutch, suggests that the Leo will indeed be branded the HTC HD2, while their tipster confirms that it will arrive in the Netherlands at the end of October.

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IntelliScanner creates your own database of films and books

IntelliScanner creates your own database of films and books

I like to watch movies and read books, at least I used to before I had kids and didn’t have time to do anything but clean up messes and fetch snacks. I still have gobs of movies and books stuffed in boxes and under the bed, in fact, I don’t really even know what I have anymore. If you are the same way and want to organize your collection of books and movies the IntelliScanner Classic may help.

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Callpod Fueltank Uno coming to Best Buy

Callpod Fueltank Uno coming to Best Buy

Most of us have been out doing the things we like to do and ran out of power for our mobile phones, MP3 players and other gadgets. This can be a big problem f you need to make a call of someone needs to get in touch with you. Callpod has announced a new battery backup solution that is called the Fueltank Uno and will be sold at Best Buy.

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Vertu launches expensive Constellation Ayxta flip phone

Vertu launches expensive Constellation Ayxta flip phone

I have never really understood the need to spend lots of money on a mobile phone just because it was a "luxury" device. I prefer to have phones that are cool and function well without being overly expensive. Perhaps if I were loaded I might feel differently.

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Intel announces 45nm CE4100 SoC for Internet TV

Intel announces 45nm CE4100 SoC for Internet TV

Intel pulled the wraps off a new SoC at IDF designed to support Internet TV. The new SoC is built on a 45nm process and is called the Intel Atom CE4100. The part is the newest in the Intel line of SoC media processors and is designed to offer Internet content and services on devices like Digital TVs, DVD players and set-top boxes.

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