Archive for Jun 28, 2010

iBox is $25 Worth of Wood to Hold Your iPad

iBox is $25 Worth of Wood to Hold Your iPad

We understand that there's all sorts of different cases for the iPad. In a lot of ways, we can tell that the tablet from Apple has inspired quite a few folks out there to turn to Do It Yourself projects, and that's never a bad thing. And, truth be told, there's never anything bad about wanting to make a quick buck. And, that's exactly what this designer is after -- you can be the judge if it's going to work or not.

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Samsung N230 Netbook Boasts Battery Life of Almost 14 Hours

Samsung N230 Netbook Boasts Battery Life of Almost 14 Hours

When it comes to using something like a laptop or netbook, you can't always have your gadget plugged in. That, kind of, defeats the purpose of having a laptop or netbook. And, because you can't always have it plugged in, making sure that your battery life is actually worthy of the effort is essential. And while many netbooks and laptops out there have the more traditional 3-cell battery, which usually gets you out the front door, the industry is starting to change the way they think. Take the Samsung N230, for example.

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3D or not 3D, that is the question

3D or not 3D, that is the question

I like 3D movies. Actually, I should say I like some 3D movies. But if I had to make the choice between making all movies 3D or doing away with the technology altogether, I would gladly kick 3D to the curb and declare it no great loss for art and entertainment.

I remember the first 3D movie I saw in a theater. It was "Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone." It was a cheesy, throw-away sci-fi movie, the biggest claim to fame of which is that it was the movie Molly Ringwald did before "Sixteen Candles." I loved it. I was 8.

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Thermaltake BlacX 5GB is a USB 3.0 Docking Station for Cheap

Thermaltake BlacX 5GB is a USB 3.0 Docking Station for Cheap

Transferring files from one computer to another can be a hassle, especially if you're not a fan of the cloud (cloud-based computing, we mean). But, thanks to docking stations, and the fact that data transfers are getting faster and faster every day, it's becoming not so much of an issue anymore. And let's face it: USB 3.0 is going to make that so much easier, just as the Thermaltake BlacX proves.

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iPad Used in a Real Working Arcade Unit

iPad Used in a Real Working Arcade Unit

The iPad is a tablet. And while Apple would have you convinced that it's a magical and revolutionary piece of technology, we're more convinced of its magical aspects when we see dangerously clever people like this create wonderfully amazing items such as this working arcade unit. Unlike others before it, this version is completely functional, and you're able to use the physical controls to manipulate what's on the screen.

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Samsung Galaxy S Review

Samsung Galaxy S Review

The Android smartphone segment keeps getting stronger, and the Samsung Galaxy S looks set to be a key player in 2010. Not only does it get the company's coveted Super AMOLED display, but a 1GHz processor, 720p HD video recording and plenty of wireless connectivity. Now freshly announced as incoming to Verizon as the Fascinate, T-Mobile USA as the Vibrant and of course AT&T as the Captivate, the Galaxy S is certainly spreading itself around. Is this Android's answer to the iPhone 4? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Aiptek 3D Photo Frame Launches August 15th for $200

Aiptek 3D Photo Frame Launches August 15th for $200

Aiptek is on the move with their 3D-enabled devices, that's for sure. It hasn't even been a month since we reported that their i2 3D camcorder would be on sale later this year, and the company is right on track with their own 3D photo frame, too. Just like they said they would. So, if you're planning on picking up the 3D camcorder, now you'll have something specifically designed to show off all your fantastic 3D images.

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