Monthly Archives: September 2005

Samsung Mobile (cell phone) Hand Warmer

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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, but a hand warmer as well (or...

Fox Entertainment to take MySpace

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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 raise the rest of the $300 million and it...

Microsoft and Intel to support HD-DVD

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In the waging battle between HD-DVD and Blu-ray, it looks like heavyweights Microsoft and Intel are joining the underdog — HD-DVD. The two formats have been competing in the vein of VHS and Betamax, but are still in the vendor and content provider level. Neither has reached the consumer luckily....

MySpace Out of Rupert Murdoch’s Reach

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You know that TV tyrant, Rupert Murdoch? Well, he recently made a bid to get his hands on Intermix Media, the proud owner and parent company to the music/social networking site MySpace.com. Interestingly enough, it looks like Intermix’s founder and former boss, Brad Greenspan, has made a rival bid for...

Madden 2006 Features 7″ Player

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A glitch in Madden 2006 causes New York Jets lineman Michael King to be 7″ in the game. According to a Madden producer the spreadsheet had King’s info wrong – no kidding. The glitch occurs if you had downloaded an online roster update. According to EA not many people downloaded...

Palm Treo running Windows

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Longtime competitors in the PDA market, Palm and Microsoft introduced a jointly developed cell phone — a Palm Treo running a modified Windows Mobile 5.0. This hybrid will debut exclusively for Verizon Wireless, the number 2 US mobile carrier. This announcement apparently was big enough to get the bigwigs of...

Nokia’s Rubics Cube Like Phone leaked – 3250

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Images of Nokia’s new ‘rubics cube’ like phone were leaked today, purportedley from a promo event in Berlin. The model is the 3250, and sports not only features like the Nokia’s N91 music phone, but its bottom quarter rotates 360 degrees to provide access to either photo, MP3, or phone...

I.C. Can: Instant cold beer and soda anytime

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Thanks to Tempra Technology and Crown Holdings you may never have to drink a warm beer again. The Instant Cool Can (I.C. Can) is a self-refridgerating that can cool its contents by 30 degrees in just three minutes. The cans are 100% safe and environmentally-friendly. The I.C. Can uses no...

Xbox 360 Controller Sold on eBay

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Someone sold an Xbox 360 controller on eBay recently. The most disappointing thing about this story is that they only got $91 (retails for $39.99) for it. I guess that ain’t too bad considering it comes out in just 2 months time....

Rock a Bye Baby

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All you parents who read Gadget Review, we’ve got the gadget for you. Using the new Lullabub, you can turn your baby’s existing crib into a rocker. You place the four Lullabub modules under each of the crib’s legs and rock on. The Lullbub’s harmonic rhythm is said to soothe...