Archive for Jun 28, 2010

Foxconn hands control of worker dorms to property management group

Foxconn hands control of worker dorms to property management group

Foxconn has been having a very difficult year despite all of its success. The difficulty comes in the rash of suicides that has seen ten workers die this year alone. Because of the suicides, Foxconn gave significant pay raises to workers.

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Kill Time coffee Mug has its own trigger

Kill Time coffee Mug has its own trigger

I have known more than a few people who had a hair trigger until they had a few cups of coffee in them. If you are the sort that needs that coffee in the mornings before you are fully functional and need to warn people not to talk to you until you have your coffee, the Kill Time Gun Mug might help get your point across.

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Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime was “mistaken” on 3DS launch date spouted on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime was “mistaken” on 3DS launch date spouted on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

I'm not a watcher of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon with any regularity. I have always thought it was cool that his show is more geared towards geeks and he features lots of gadgets and tech on the show. Friday night Reggie Fils-Aime was on the show and stated that the Nintendo 3DS would be released next year.

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Crazy Spider bike concept made with aircraft building tech

Crazy Spider bike concept made with aircraft building tech

The Spider bike concept is designed by Zviad Tsikolia for Tsikolia Design R&D Ltd. The concept bike would be built using techniques form the aircraft manufacturing industry. Mostly that tech appears to be in the form of lots of square aluminum tubes.

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HP Envy 14 notebook now available to purchase

HP Envy 14 notebook now available to purchase

Back in early May, we posted up a hands-on video of the new HP Envy 14 and Envy 17 notebooks. We noted at the time that the Envy 14 was set to ship on June 27. With yesterday being the 27th, the HP Envy 14 is now up for order on the HP website.

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Acer Aspire Predator AG7750 gaming desktop blows up

Acer Aspire Predator AG7750 gaming desktop blows up

Acer has announced its new Aspire Predator AG7750 gaming desktop. The PC has a cool design with a case in orange and black colors. The case has a flip up cover that hides the optical drives and Acer packs the case with high-end hardware.

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Dell Streak available unlocked in UK

Dell Streak available unlocked in UK

We reviewed the Dell Streak MID not long ago and liked the device well enough. If you want your own Streak and live in the UK you can now buy one unlocked directly from Dell.

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Samsung Fascinate heads to Verizon Wireless

Samsung Fascinate heads to Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless has landed a new Android smartphone from Samsung called the Fascinate. The new device is the Galaxy S that has turned up with a few other names for various carriers. The Fascinate runs Android 2.1.

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Mimio unveils 10-inch IMO Mini-Monster touch screen

Mimio unveils 10-inch IMO Mini-Monster touch screen

I have talked about the cool Mimi USB connecting displays before. Typically, the displays are smallish little units that you can use to show information from your computer on a separate screen without taking up too much space on your desk.

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Novatel Expedite LTE embedded modules unveiled

Novatel Expedite LTE embedded modules unveiled

Novatel has announced its new embedded module portfolio for LTE. The new models fall into the Expedite line and are PCIe mini cards to add LTE functionality into new mobile broadband solutions. The modules include the E351, E362, and the E371.

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Epson IU-01 interactive model makes any projector interactive

Epson IU-01 interactive model makes any projector interactive

Epson is big in the projector market and makes lots of its models specifically for education use in schools of all types. Most of these school focused projectors lack high-end tech favoring lower price rather than tons of features.

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Samsung Vibrant for T-Mobile Officially Announced

Samsung Vibrant for T-Mobile Officially Announced

Tonight is the night for Samsung announcements, apparently. The Samsung Epic 4G was just announced for Sprint, and now here we are officially unveiling the Samsung Vibrant for T-Mobile USA. It's missing the physical keyboard that the Epic 4G has, but other than that, we're basically looking at the same thing. Taking the best features of the Samsung Galaxy S, and tagging on a new name for a different market, T-Mobile's getting ready to launch their next superphone.

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