Author Archives: Liaw Kim Poh

Kim Poh runs in the tunnel of news overload to assist the editorial team in finding scoops. He has been with SlashGear as an assignment editor since 2007. He graduated from the National University of Singapore.

Sansa e280 is World’s Largest Capacity Flash Memory MP3 Player

Sansa e280 is World’s Largest Capacity Flash Memory MP3 Player

SanDisk® Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today unveiled the world's largest capacity flash-based MP3 player, the 8-gigabyte (GB) 1 Sansa e280 that boasts award-winning audio, photo viewing and video clip playback capabilities. Priced at $249.99 (MSRP), the e280 is the latest evolution of SanDisk's flagship e200 series. The 8GB device sports a microSD expansion slot allowing expansion to 10GB of music—or 2,500 songs—with an optional SanDisk 2GB microSD card, making it the largest capacity  flash-based MP3 player on the market.

In conjunction with the rollout of the e280 and in preparation for the holiday season, SanDisk has lowered its prices on the entire Sansa e200 line of products, including the existing 2, 4 and 6GB models.

Current pricing on the Sansa e200 product line includes a 2GB flash-based player for under $140 MSRP.

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TomTom announced The One Navigation System in North America

TomTom announced The One Navigation System in North America

Those who live In USA and Canada will be able to purchase TomTom One later this month. TomTom One is a user-friendly navigation system that does not require user to install or download anything, just unpack it and you are good to go. The shipping unit for the North America releases will comes with the most up-to-date maps for US and Canada. TomTom one will cost $499 MSRP.

via [gadgetell]

Pantech Launches Its First Branded Handset in Canada via TELUS

SEOUL/TORONTO – August 16, 2006: Pantech Group, the number two mobile phone company in South Korea, and TELUS, Canada’s second largest CDMA service operator, today announced the Canadian launch of the Pantech PN-3200. The launch, in partnership with TELUS, marks the first time that Pantech has provided handsets under its own brand in Canada.

Targeted at young trend setters, the slim, modern PN-3200 handset combines a sophisticated design with practical and wide ranging functionality, including Bluetooth applications.


The Groovy Banana Rocking Couch

What a sweet design – mashing up a rocking chair, bookcase and couch. The odd looking Groovy Banana seems comfortable and yet very practical. The shape allows for smooth rocking while you enjoy your favorite book, and when you’re done reading simply stick it into the built-in space at the bottom. There’s enough room to store a light blanket in case it’s chilly. This convenient design should eliminate the need for a bookcase or having a stack of books around.

UMAMY Design Group [via BornRich]

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