Monthly Archives: October 2005

Canon Shows of Fuel Cell Technology

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Canon released its first fuel cell hydrogen powered camera at a Japanese expo last week. Canon plans to release fuel cells for portable devices, and perhaps larger devices, such as printers. Currently the fuel cells offer the same power as a lithium ion battery, but Canon says it will continue...

Sprint Announces Music Service

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For a fee of $2.50, Sprint customers can download a singular song directly to their phone. The Sprint Music Store provides two copies: 1 for your phone and 1 for your computer. The Sprint Music store’s catalog is derived from such labels as EMI Music, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Warner...

MS550 – Motorola Announces 3 Megapixel Phone

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Motorola announced plans to release a 3 megapixel camera phone, the MS550. The MS550 is designed for CDMA networks, and will show up in Korea sometime this November (no word on when we’ll see it in the US). It is supporsedly a slider phone (pictures don’t indicated) and provides not...

Bacteria Fighting Phone – Motorola i870

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Motorola announced the i870 today, a phone that’s casing fights bacteria. Run a bacteria check on your phone, or watch one of those 20/20 investigates and you’ll see what drove this project. The new Motorola the i870 is the first of its kind and purportedly combines all the necessary and...

Samsung MM-A940 Arrives on Sprint

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Sprint introduced the Samsung MM-A940 multimedia handset today. We have seen commercial and previews for this device floating around for sometime, but now it’s actually available. The MM-A940 is probably by far Sprints most feature heavy clam shell phone. Its bevy of features includes a 2 megapixel photo option –...

Apple announces 1 million video downloads

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It looks like the Apple iPod Video is going to make it. Despite a lot of doubt that consumers would purchase video content for Apple’s new video-based iPod player, it turns about people do. In fact, people bought a lot. One million videos. Remember that Apple just launched the iPod...

Archos Gmini 402 Camcorder Review

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(Found this one originally at DAPReview.net) What do you get when you put a PVP and a camcorder together? The Archos Gmini 402 Camcorder of course. The French guys at GenerationMP3 have a review of the device. They note that the camcorder quality is decent, but still photo quality is...

Sex.com Thief Captured

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That scum bag, Stephen Michael Cohen, who stole Sex.com from Gary Kremen (founder of Match.com) was finally apprehended by US authorities. He had been on the lam for 6 years, living just across the boarder in Tijuana, and on and off in Monte Carlo for the past 5 years. Through...

Xbox 360 Selling Short on Wallstreet

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According to Business Week, Microsoft has reported a $300 million loss for its first quarter fiscal results. Analysts are attributing this loss to Microsoft’s short selling of its much anticipated Xbox 360. They apparently were expecting Microsoft to sell about 2.5 million Xbox 360 units this holiday season, but after...

iSkin Releases Duo Protective Case for the iPod Nano

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iSkin, maker of protective cases for iPods, released the iSkin Duo for the iPod Nano today. The Duo is designed to protect the Nano not just from cosmetic scratches, but from sudden jolt and shock. iSkin said that “The Duo is made of shock resistant silicone skin that is scratch...

DAP Visualizer for the Home TV

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The idea of a ‘Visualizer’ for your favorite DAP (most likely iPod for many) seems a little silly to me right now, but I am sure where there’s an iPod, there’s a market. The device, called the Music Player Television (MPTV) connects to your TV via RCA (aka composite in)....