Monthly Archives: December 2005

Hannspree Watch Inspired LCD TV

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Back in October we reported on the Hannspree children themed LCDs. Hannspree, as it turns out, is one of the largest manufactures of LCDs TV. Nonetheless, they continue to innovate in their field and recently released the HannsTime.Square LCD TV thingee mabobby. Thingee mabobby because it ain’t your regular LCD....

Creative Announces iPod Rip Off

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Creative, who recently sued Apple, has made a sad, sad attempt at rivaling the all too successful Apple iPod. There new Zen Vision:M looks like a carbon copy of the iPod minus the intuitive click wheel (it has a vertical scroll button – please), slender size (almost twice as thick...

Nintendo Revolution Technical Details

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With the launch of its Revolution fan site, IGN released some details about the upcoming Nintendo Revolution. What you’re about to read are not the official specs, but rather information gathered from developers who are playing with development kits. According to most studios, they are developing on “GameCube-based kits.” That’s...

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,...