Monthly Archives: February 2006

NVIDIA GoForce 5500 Announced

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NVIDIA has announced a powerful mobile GPU, the NVIDIA GoForce 5500. The GoForce 5500 is design to bring powerful video processing to mobile devices while saving on battery life by offloading processing from the core processor. The GoForce 5500 promises: Digital TV – Support for popular standards like DVB-H, ISDB-T...

Oven Thermometer with Timer

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I’m about as lazy as the come when it comes to grilling and cooking. I’m not even willing to stand by the grill or the oven. I need to veg out the couch. Enter the Oven Thermometer with removable pager. This oven / grill thermometer will page its wireless pager...

Seagate to make 12GB cell phone drive

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Seagate plans on shipping a larger capacity version of its 1″ hard drive later this year. The new drive will store 12GB, 50% larger than its current maximum. These 1″ drives are commonly used in cell phones and small MP3 players. Sure beats the 4GB drives that have found their...

Coffin PC

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This is just flat out strange, but I guess anything can be modded into a PC case. Includes a few front side ports and jacks, an LCD embedded in the coffin door, slide out keyboard, and a glowing cross at the foot. We’re assuming it can wirelessly connect to Heaven...

Nokia 6131 Cell Phone Announced

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Nokia announced yet another phone at the 3GSM, the Nokia 6131. The Nokia 6131 sports a clamshell design with a 1.3 MP digital camera, MP3 and FM radio, Bluetooth, microSD expansion slot, and push to talk connectivity. The Nokia 6131 should be available in Q2 of 2006 for $330 USD....

MP3 Player VoIP Telephone

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I am sorry, is there anything that won’t have WiFi or VoIP integration? This little ditty, the BELCO ‘BCIP-1000′ MP3P, is both a MP3 player and a VOIP telephone. Just plug the device into a USB port and chit chat away (not sure if the included headphones sports a mic)....

iPillow MP3 Speaker

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Not too long ago we featured a pillow with a built in speaker – it all appeared sort of ‘ad hoc’. The iPillow (how original) features 3? stereo speakers neatly embedded into its core, a pouch for an MP3 player, and a large rotary knob to control volume. Requires 6...

iPods for Sale in 7-11 Convenient Stores

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According to ifoApplestore, Apple is now selling Nanos and iPods in 7-11 stores in Japan. Unfortunate for us, the pic has no identying 7-11 marks, but it is obvious that the store is more candy and convenient centric then electronic. The display reminds me of the condom aisle (pretty colors...

RFID Shopping Assist Robot

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RFID Shopping Assist robots went live in Japan this past week. Looking very much like an automated floor cleaner, the RFID Shopping robot guides its shopper from store to store via RFID tags embedded in the floor, or at the product level. The robot provides product and store information via...

Nokia 6136 UMA Cell Phone Announced

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Nokia’s third cell phone announced at 3GSM, the Nokia 6136, is the most featured packed of the trio. The Nokia 6136 suppots UMA (Unlicensed Mobile Access), which allows for seamless transition between GSM and WLAN networks. What this means is you can easily switch from your cell phone network to...

Kids FireFly Cell Now Available at Cingular

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Remember that GPS trackign kids’ cell phone? Minus the GPS, you can now pick up the Firefly, a 5 button kids phone with up to 20 programmable numbers, with incoming and outgoing call restrictions, and of course the pertinent 911 button. Other features include a Mom and Dad button, cool...