Monthly Archives: November 2005

Canon SD30 Review

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Dpresource has a review of the pretty small 5 megapixel Canon SD30. The SD30 is small, stylish and comes in 5 colors. Dpresource was impressed overall with the camera’s performance and aesthetic style. They did note that the SD30 was not suitable for all occasions, but given its relatively small...

TiVo to let you search for commercials

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TiVo, a device known for its ability to allow you to skip commercials, is soon going to give you the ability to watch commercials. Yeah, you read that right. TiVo announced that it will create a technology that will allow you to search for specific commercials by keyword or category....

HP Photosmart R817 Review

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CNET.com has a review of HP’s latest entry into the point-and-shoot compact digital camera market, the Photosmart R817. This 5.1 megapixel camera features a 5x optical zoom and some nice photo-enhancement features. Other than the lack of an optical viewfinder… what did CNET.com think of the HP Photosmart R817? Pros:...

PlayStation 3 to offer parental controls

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Sony has become the latest console maker to announced parental controls in its upcoming PlayStation 3. Microsoft XBox 360 shipped last week with parental controls. Nintendo Revolution announced parental controls earlier this month. Parental controls certainly aren’t new to Sony. The PSP already supports the controls and the PlayStation 2...

XBox 360: Second Impression

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Last week I gave you guys my first impressions of the XBox 360. Now I’ve had a week with the system, a chance to play more games, and even try my hand at XBox Live. Today, I’d like to share my second impression with the system. Last week I was...

Custom Computers for Serious Bank

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Sav Row makes some of the sickest laptops and desktops around. The London based company will mod or build out a laptop/desktop to your specs. Check out the site and some of the designs. Apparently, some of their units have sold for almost $40k. This one in particular, the Monza,...

Microwaved Hot Water Shower

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Cut your gas prices and heat all your hot water with a microwave. Apparently a company called Pulsar Advanced Technologies will soon release a product the size of a speaker (big or small who knows) that will heat your house’s water in seconds through the use of microwaves, and ultimately...

Microsoft loses $126 per XBox 360

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Microsoft lost a lot of money on the XBox. About 4 billion by some estimates. That’s a lot of money. Even for Microsoft. So did they learn their lesson this time around? Apparently not. According to an independent study done by businessweek.com on the XBox 360, each unit sold is...

Apple and the American Pie Way

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I love Apple, don’t get me wrong. But when I heard they were suing Thinksecret I was a little disappointed. Now to make matters worse they have obtained, through judicial proceedings, the URL iTunes.co.uk. Sure a group called Cyberbritain redirected the domain to Napster (not sure this happened before or...

Nokia N-Gage to be Phased Out

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In a no-surprise move Nokia will slowly phase out their N-Gage (aka The Taco) Game Phone. Why this didn’t happen sooner, who knows? Nokia probably didn’t want to admit defeat 2 years ago, so they continued to release newer versions of the device, hoping and praying that lack luster sales...

Nintendo Revolution: No High Definition

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Okay after my first XBox 360 impression, I decided I’m really angry Nintendo decided to not go with high definition for its upcoming console, codenamed the Revolution. Reggie Fils-Aime, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Nintendo of America, confirmed that the Nintendo Revolution would definitely not be high...