Daily Archives: October 19, 2005

Honda Now Offers Autopilot

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We picked this one up over at Coolest-Gadgets.com. Apparently, you can now order your Honda with autopilot. Well not quite, but close. Honda has developed a camera based technology that keeps your car on the road when you aren’t. The new safety system, called Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), takes...

Electronic Paper Arrives

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E Ink Corporation and LG Philips have drawn (no pun intended) closer to releasing its paper thin LCD screen. Otherwise known as electronic paper, the screen just built is about as thick (300 microns) and flexible as a piece of construction paper. The 10.1″ piece of electronic paper can display...

Gizmondo Pulling or Getting One Pulled

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You know that silly gaming device, The Gizmondo? Well apparently one was recently stolen from Gizmondo’s offices. The device was apparently returned because according to Gizmondo, who apparently claims it was not a PR stunt (you see how many press releases these guys did) tracked the device by its GPS...

Apple releases Power Mac G5 Quad and updates to lineup

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In addition to updating their Powerbooks, the busy guys at Apple have released new Power Mac G5’s today. The new Power Mac’s are getting an impressive new feature — the processors will now be dual core. And when you consider the high end Power Mac is dual processor, you effectively...

Xbox 360 Omega Bundle

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Looks like a lot of places are currently sold out of the Xbox 360 bundle. We took a look over at GameStop.com and found a bundle that will cost you a whopping $1999.69. The bundle does include 3 extra wireless controllers, a boat load of games, and a 1 year...

iRiver U10 Released In US

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iRiver released the US version of its U10 portable music player today. At first the player looks large in size, but is in fact 2.7″ by 1.8″ and sports a 2.2″ screen. It supports DRM (Windows Media Digital Rights Management) and PlayForSure-verified media, the technology featured on Napster, Rhapsody and...

Mircrosoft Announces Cross Platform Xbox 360 Controller

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Microsoft announced ‘retail availability’ of its new and first Xbox 360 cross platform controller today. Appropriately named Xbox 360 Controller for Windows, the controller works with the Xbox 360 and Windows XP based computers. Apparently this is a first in the gaming world, and simply allows gamers to simply unplug...

Apple announces new Powerbooks

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Apple released an update this week to its Powerbook line of notebooks. The new 15″ and 17″ version will feature a higher resolution screen than the previous models. The 15″ will feature 1440 x 960 and the 17″ will featue 1680 x 1050. For you non nerds out there, that...

Nokia announces three new phones: 7360, 7370, and 7380

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Nokia announced three new phones today for the “style-conscious”. These new phones, the 7360, 7370, and 7380, are parts of its “L’Amour Collection” and will be available in the first quarter of 2006. The 7380 is designed with enhanced voice commands, and includes a 2-megapixel camera and an MP3 player....

Google loses the Gmail name in UK

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Google has been forced to change the name of its free web mail service, Gmail, in the UK. Google has been battling Independent International Investment Research (IIIR) who runs a webmail service known as G-Mail. However, since Google failed to secure a trademark for Gmail and IIIR is asking for...

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z6 Review

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The Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z6 is a 6 megapixel, 12x optical zoom digital camera. If you’re in the market for a high optical zoom camera, you should head over to DigitalCameraReview.com to check out this review. Their findings? The camera has good autofocus, anti-shake, battery life, and of course, optical...