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Dell Adamo official: $1,999 on March 26th

Dell Adamo official: $1,999 on March 26th

Dell have officially launched their Dell Adamo luxury ultraportable, happily bringing to an end the months of teaser campaigns and posturing videos.  Dell plan a whole range of Adamo products, which makes the specs of this first notebook a little easier to swallow: the MacBook Air rival has an Intel Core 2 Duo 1.2GHz U9300 processor with 2GB of DDR3 memory, a 128GB SSD and integrated Intel X4500 graphics, in a cleverly designed casing that, altogether, weighs four pounds.

 

Packaging and Overview videos after the cut

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Sony VAIO P in the house: SlashGear first impressions

Sony VAIO P in the house: SlashGear first impressions

When you can count the top gadgets of CES on the fingers of one hand, Sony's new VAIO P Digital Lifestyle PC certainly figures high on that list. SlashGear was invited to an exclusive Sony event this week and given one of eight pre-production units to test out over the next two weeks; I've been carrying the VAIO P instead of my second-gen Apple MacBook Air (reviewed here) and in advance of our full review have got some first impressions.

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CES 2009: Sony VAIO P announced

CES 2009: Sony VAIO P announced

Sony today officially announced the VAIO P Lifestyle PC, their answer to the popular netbook niche.  The $900 1.4lb ultraportable measures roughly as long as a business envelope, and has integrated WAN WiFi b/g/n, LAN and Bluetooth with Verizon 3G EV-DO.  It's around 10-percent smaller than the VAIO TT.

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BlackBerry Storm ClickThrough uses Synaptics ClearPad tech

BlackBerry Storm ClickThrough uses Synaptics ClearPad tech

While the dual CDMA and HSDPA of the Verizon Wireless BlackBerry Storm has caused a few double-takes, it's the unique ClickThrough touchscreen display that has prompted the most column-inches about the smartphone today.  ClickThrough takes advantage of the latest capacitive touchscreen technology and a layer of tactile sensors just beneath it; the top layer is used to gesture, scroll and highlight, while pressing down and through to the sensors gives true "click" feeling similar to that of the BlackBerry trackball.  The system uses Synaptics' ClearPad, a custom multitouch-capable module first seen on the Onyx concept

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Full-sized Mech Exoskeleton: flame-shooting video demo

Full-sized Mech Exoskeleton: flame-shooting video demo

Mech-enthusiast Carlos Owens is in the process of building another full-sized working exoskeleton, currently 16-foot tall without the head and capable of shooting flames out of its hands.  Eventually to be controlled with hydraulics salvaged from Carlos' previous mech, Big Red (shown below), the chassis is seemingly complete but at the moment it's immobile.

Video demo of the flame-shooting mech exoskeletons after the cut

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Sony BRAVIA XDV-W600 LCD TV is waterproof

Sony BRAVIA XDV-W600 LCD TV is waterproof

If you find yourself wishing your TV was smaller, you might find the answer to your dreams in the Sony BRAVIA XDV-W600 LCD TV. This 4-inch LCD screen was announced yesterday for the Japanese market and here's the kicker: it's waterproof.

This portable TV can be near water without incident. It has an IPX7 and IPX6 waterproof rating, which means it can be submerged for 30 minutes at a depth of 3.3 feet. A device that can last in the water for a second is a good deal to me!

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