Archive for September, 2014
 
 
 
Robots
 

Sony’s AIBO ERS-7M3 Se Habla Espanol

Sony's infamous robot dog companion, the AIBO, recently got a software update that will allow the dog to understand Spanish, in addition to many other new features. The new software, AIBO MIND 3, helps the metal puppy say more ...
 
Cell Phones
 

Toshiba Cell Phone – 803

Toshiba has launched a mobile phone? I am still dumbfounded by this because I simply didn’t know they were in the biz. Yes, I know they are involved with ‘mobile’ devices, but this has totally thrown me a curve ball. Toshiba’s ...

 
Cell Phones
 

Sony Ericsson W800i Review

Gearlive.com has a review of the much sought after Sony Ericsson W800i. Currently only available in Europe and so much so, there is apparently a shortage. The W800i sports a heavy feature set with a high rez 2.0 megapixel camer...
 
Google
 

Google Getting More Tight Lipped?

Google has stopped displaying its number of indexed pages. One theory is because Yahoo recently announced they index 20 million pages, and another being is that people want more relevant results with less clutter. More indexed ...

 
Computers
 

$100 Laptop by MIT

The $100 laptop may just be around the corner. MIT's Media Lab (co-founded by Nicholas Negroponte), otherwise known as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has developed plans for a $100 windup laptop. MIT hopes to distri...
 
Cell Phones
 

Review: Nokia 6820 Qwerty Phone

Here is a review I intended to post sometime ago, but hopefully some folks who are considering a QWERTY phone will find it useful. Text to your heart’s delights – well that should be the advertisement adorning the Nokia 6820. F...

 
Storage
 

Sony Memory Stick Entertainment Pack

Sony announced today it would be making a Sony Memory Stick Entertainment Pack which would bundle a 512MB Memory Stick PRO Duo and a CD full of content geared towards the PlayStation Portable. The CD will be bunbled with music ...
 
DVD
 

Toshiba delays US launch of HD DVD player

Toshiba announced on Wednesday that it is delaying the launch of its next-generation HD DVD players from a year end start date to February or March. Toshiba and supporters decided they would rather launch a large scale invasion...

 
MP3
 

Apple: iPod Nano Has Flaw

Apple has finally provided a response to the numerous complaints about the iPod Nano’s screen breaking and/or scratching easily. First a quote from Macworld made by Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing, ...
 
Mods
 

Video Car Alarm

Don't you wish you could see who dinged your car door, or roughed up your front end while shopping at Bloomingdales for your girlfriend? Or even see whose cat or dog climbed on your car (sorry had to use the picture). Well now ...

 
Cell Phones
 

Samsung Mobile (cell phone) Hand Warmer

Where it is bitterly cold any source of heat is welcome, even if it is to just the hands, feet or wherever. Samsung recently unveiled a phone that was developed at Russia's Ural State Academy that acts not only as a cell phone,...
 
Business
 

Fox Entertainment to take MySpace

In a unanimous vote Intermix’s board of directors have decided to stick with Rupert Murdoch offer of $12 a share. It turns out that the $13.50 a share that Greenspan offered was for half the stock. Greenspan would have had to r...