Archive for September, 2014
 
 
 
Cell Phones
 

Cingular to Go AT&T Brand

In a piece of news that shocked the telecom world, Cingular will apparently reassume the AT&T brand (slightly different logo, see pic). Don't really make sense considering all the branding (spending) they did to reaffirm the Ci...
 
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Lacie Hard Drive Lego Bricks

Pretty damn neat. They apparently even stack like Legos. For some reason I can see Google assembling a small house out of these. The USB 2.0 hard drives were designed by Ora-Ito. Avaible directly at Lacie and start at $119 for ...

 
Cell Phones
 

Blackberry 7130e

Verizon released the Blackberry 7130e yesterday. This is their first phone to take advantage of their high speed EV-DO network (Verizon claims 400-700k download speeds, but results have been mixed). The phone can also be plugge...
 
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Control iTunes with Your PSP

Saw this originally on Gadgetsonthego.net. With Coverbuddy, not only is it easy to ad art to your iTunes portfolio, but you can control your computer's entire music library with your PSP via WiFi. Reminds me of Sailing Clicker ...

 
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Lazer Tags Back – or did it never leave?

Until I recently walked into Costco, I thought Lazer Tag had gone the way of the dodo bird. Last I remember, Lazer Tag was discontinued 15 years ago or so, when I was a kid. If you remember correctly it all started with the sle...
 
Gaming
 

XBox 360 Hard Drive Shortage

By the time I finally got to reserving my XBox 360, they were all out of premium systems. Desperate for the unit, I picked up the Core, figuring I could just buy a hard drive and HD cable. Sure I was overpaying, but at least I ...

 
Gaming
 

Smash my XBox 360

I'm sorry, this is just too damn funny. The shmucks over at smashmyxbox.com raised $430 in donations in order to purchase an XBox 360 at launch outside of a Best Buy last night at midnight. Right after buying the XBox 360 they ...
 
Gaming
 

Verena Vlajo: female gamer pictures

When we first reported on the World Cyber Games in Singapore last week, a lot of you seemed to be curious about Verena Vlajo. And who wouldn't be? This 24 year old from Austria was the only female out of the 700 contestants. Sh...

 
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Sanyo Xacti VPC-E6 Review

CNET.com has posted a review of Sanyo's hideous 6 megapixel camera, the Xacti VPC-E6. The camera featured 3x optical zoom and SD memory. Oh and it's ugly to boot. What did CNET.com think of the Sanyo Xacti VPC-E6? Pros: High-re...
 
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Samsung SPH-G1000 Photos

Mobileburn managed to snap some photos of the Korean only SPH-1000G gaming phone. The graphics do look pretty tight for a phone, and apparently it has a TV hookup as well. Picture courtesy of Mobileburn

 
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Sony DRM Session2 Defeated by Scotch

You know that damn DRM technology that is getting Sony sued for placing it on its discs? Well, apparently it can be defeated by the simple placement of an opaque piece of tape on the disc's edge. The computer then bypasses the ...
 
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Olympus SP-310 Review

Olympus released a 7 megapixel and an 8 megapixel version of its SP compact digital camera line. Today, thanks to dpreview.com, we have a review of the 7 megapixel version -- the Olympus SP-310. What did dpreview.com think of t...