Daily Archives: November 10, 2005

XBox 360 bundles being stripped down now

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Looks like giant expensive Xbox bundles aren’t selling as well as greedy retailers were hoping. EBgames.com broke down their overpriced bundles into two much more affordable bundles: Xbox 360 Ultimate Bundle – $699.92 gets you the XBox premium, 4 games, an extra wireless controller, and an extra battery / charger...

Region Free Video Games

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With the advent of HD it may mean no more region coding on DVDs. Before it was NTSC (USA) versus PAL (EU), but now there is HD is, a universal transmission standard. This will trickle into the next generation of video game consoles, but the question posed is if importers...

Yahoo! and SBC to go Mobile Phone

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In a move that apparently wasn’t anticipated by any analyst, Yahoo! will leverage its relationship with SBC to put out a cell phone on the Cingular network. SBC, which owns a significant chunk of Cingular, has partnered in the past with Yahoo! to sell DSL and email services together. Nokia...

iRobot Scooba Vacuum: Sucks, Mops and Dries

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First it was a robot that could vacuum your floor while you were at work. Next people started adding mods to it, such as web cams to watch their house. Now iRobot, the makers of the Roomba vacuum, have designed a robot vacuum that not only sucks up the dirt,...

eMagin Z800 3DVisor virtual reality headset available

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Want to watch a 105″ television from 12 feet away? Cool, then put on the eMagin Z800 3DVisor and that’s the effect you’ll get from from the two high-contrast microdisplays. Each 0.59 inch display is capable of displaying more than 16.7 million colors at 800×600. What’s the idea behind the...

Sony XPlod CDX-GT100 and CDX-GT200 announced

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Sony announced two new car stereo receivers today designed to hook up your mp3 players to. While the new XPlod CDX-GT100 and CDX-GT200 won’t be mp3 players themselves like the recently announced Giga Panel, they will both feature 1/8″ minijack headphone connectors on the front of the head for easy...

Motorola Pebl Review

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PCMag has a review of T-Mobile’s Motorola Pebl phone. The Pebl’s smooth open-hinge is the phone’s main feature and perhaps selling point. Until recently, we didn’t know exactly how it would work. According to PCmag you “open it by placing your thumb on the Motorola logo and moving it slightly...

Apple to Run Windows, OS X, Linux

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Say it ain’t so? There are rumors floating around that Apple’s new OS may soon run OS X and Windows. This all started when Apple announced its planned move to Intel chips. One thing is for sure, Apple would be able to attract a hell of alot more people, especially...

Samsung SCH-i830 Unveiled

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Samsung unveiled the updated version of its SCH-i730 phone today. Apparently the new version, the SCH-i830, offers quad band CDMA compatibility with EV-DO high speed wireless internet. If you didn’t know, the device is a slider phone, and supports Widows Mobile 2003 second edition. Other highlights include a 2.8? LCD,...