Wow. This thing is tiny. The Cube Speaker is made by Landport, a Japanese company, and apparently the tiny audio output device can fit within the palm of your hand. So for those that want audio on the go, but want to limit the bulk by as much as possible, this may very well be the way to go.
If you're like me, you're always running out of battery life on your various gadgets during the day. Whether it's your cell phone, MP3 player or laptop, we all could use more battery life at some point. That's why the Powergorilla Battery Charger is nifty to have around.
This unit is portable and resembles a brick of sorts. It can be used to charge up your portable media devices or your laptop, if you wish. Specs for this battery charger include the ability to amp up your laptop for an extra 2-5 hours and other portable devices up to 20 hours.
There are adjustable voltage options as well, letting you specify just how much power you want. And LCD screen always keeps you in the know when it comes to how much power is left and its status. The Powergorilla Battery Charger works with devices charged by means of USB. You can expect to pay $299 for this gizmo. The added battery life is certainly worth it, almost $300 is a lot of money for some people.
If you are genuinely concerned about the security of your computer's hard drive, then you might be interested in the Mobile Vault, which was introduced by Lenovo. This USB Portable Secure Hard Drive, comes with a keypad and lets you safeguard your drive with a super secret password.
It might seem excessive, but amping up security with a passcode is a great way to keep your information protected. Plus, up to ten users and one administrator can use the drive with their own user IDs.
With 128-bit advanced encryption and a small form factor, you can rest assured this device will be unobtrusive and very safe. Available in 160GB and 320GB versions, this hard drive will be available soon and is expected to cost $179 and $219, respectively.
High-fidelity is all well and good, but there are times when you care less about quality and more about portability. The XPod Active Sound speakers definitely cater to the latter scenario: measuring 3.07 x 1.34 x 0.33 inches they're stuffed full of two piezoelectric speakers and a stereo 770mW amplifier.
With prices of basic standalone PNDs (Personal Navigation Devices) racing to the bottom, and increasing threats from navigation apps on mobile devices, what's a company to do when they want to make a premium GPS device? If you're Navigon, and the PND is the 7200T, you stuff it full of real-time updates, 3D visualizations and incredibly detailed mapping, together with a vast touchscreen and slick design. Does the Navigon 7200T stand out or get lost in the crowd? SlashGear decided to find out.