Daily Archives: December 6, 2005

Tao’s New WiFi MP3 Player

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Tao introduced a new 20GB MP3 player today that supports WiFi, and numerous other features, but will probably collect dust like many of its brethren. Why you ask? Well quite simply: it ain’t an iPod, plus it lacks the necessary follow through for true market adoptability. The Tao wireless MP3...

Cingular launches BroadbandConnect 3G network

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Cingular announces it has launched its 3G network in the US where it will be known as BroadbandConnect. Cingular BroadbandConnect delivers 400-700Kbps download speeds using HSDPA technology. HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) is the high-speed replacement of GSM/EDGE. BroadbandConnect will be the first use of HSDPA. You will be...

Download NBC television shows on iPod Video

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NBC has begun selling television shows on the iTunes store today. NBC has made shows from NBC, USA Network, and the Sci-Fi channel available for download to your iPod Video. Just some of the shows include: Law & Order The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Late Night With Conan O’Brien...

Flying Alarm Clock

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Snooze no more thanks to the Blowfly alarm clock. It works by launching itself at the preset time, hovers in the air and emits an annoying buzzing noise much like that of a Nat or mosquito. To get the Blowfly alarm clock to shut up, you have to peel back...

Fly to Space on Virgin Atlantic

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Is there anything Richard Branson of Virgin won’t do? He recently formed a company to build 5 rockets that are based off the design of Burt Rutan’s SpaceShipOne aircraft, that one the $10 million ‘x prize’. Each rocket will carry 7 people. To promote the launch of Branson’s ‘beyond the...

Lost Dog? Then to the Doggy Phone!

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If you are like me, you know how heart wrenching it is to lose a dog. When I was a child our puppy great Dane, with puppy cataracts, went missing in a thunderstorm after he lost our other dog’s scent. He was never seen again, and let me tell you,...

ION ITTUSB: USB Turntable

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Still have your entire music collection on vinyl? Then the ION ITTUSB may be the solution for you. This USB turntable allows you to instantly convert your records to CD or MP3 with the included Audacity software. The turntable supports 33 1/3 and 45 rpm, has an adjustable anti-skating control...

Microsoft sued over XBox 360 overheating

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Robert Byers, a man from Chicago, is suing Microsoft for his XBox 360 overheating and locking up. His proposed class action law suit claims that Microsoft was so intent on releasing the XBox 360 before Sony and Nintendo that it sold a “defectively designed” product. According to Byers, the power...

Lumber Jack to Werewolf Toy

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Not sure how this justifies in the gadget world, but it does something pretty cool, it’s PG fun, and it does involve some sort of technology, albeit a stuffed animal one. The Lumber Jack turns into a Werewolf. The Werewolf is stuffed insides the body of the lumberjack, and vice...