Monthly Archives: April 2006

Brain Port Allows ‘See What You Taste’

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Who would have thought, but the tongue has proved to be a superior transmitter to some exterior appendages. Known as the Brain Port, the device can link cameras, sensors, sonar and other equipment through the tongue. Pioneered more than 30 years ago by Paul Bach-y-Rita, a University of Wisconsin neuroscientist,...

Game Boy Advanced DVD Player

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The Visteon Dockable Entertainment at first glance appears to be your standard portable DVD player. Further inspection reveals a Game Boy Advance game slot on the device’s lid. Also included is multiplayer port to hook up an additional 3 GBA together, a DVD/CD drive, MP3 player, 10.2� flip screen, wireless...

China’s New Blackberry: Redberry

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Unicom, one of China’s cell phone providers, has plans to launch a push email service called Redberry. Apparently, the service takes full advantage of the Blackberry branding and push email-like technology, but because the service resides in China there is little RIM can do. According to a Register source, Peter...

Anti-Motion Sickness Wrist Watch

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We’d imagine that this anti-motion sickness device is gonna take a small leap of faith, but if it stops you from vomiting over board, then why not. Apparently cleared by the FDA, although we don’t see any food or drugs insight, the currently sold out Relief Band prevents motion sickness...

Sony Ericsson W810 Review

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MobileBurn has a review of the Sony Ericsson W810 Walkman phone, Sony Ericsson’s follow up to the White and Orange W800. MobileBurn loves this phone and the many incremental changes to the phone, including the UI tweaks and EDGE support. MobileBurn concludes that the Sony Ericsson W810 is simply one...

HP Recalls 15,700 Notebook Batteries

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HP has recalled 15,700 batteries from its HP and Compaq line of Notebook computers. The recalls stem from over 20 reports of batteries over heating, with one report of a minor burn injury. Batteries recalled are lithium ion, were manufactured in January 2005, and have a bar code label that...

MobiBlu Cube 2 Preview

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MobiBlu has unoficially released some information on their follow-up to the MobiBlu Cube.  The Cube 2 will feature a color OLED screen this time around as well as a new set of buttons.  The Cube 2 looks to be the same size as the original (DAH-1500i). No announcement on price...

MacBook Pro Impressions

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Since I just got my 2.0 Ghz MacBook Pro, I plan on giving you all my impressions over the next few weeks.  As a business user who plans on replacing his Dell to run Windows applications I should be able to give a pretty unique perspective.  I will be running...

Samsung Announces 2GB Micro Memory Cards

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Samsung announced today their new high capacity 2GB MMC memory cards . The cards, about the size of a key on a standard keyboard but only .04″ thick, should also arrive in a 1GB format, write data at 7MB/s, and should be available later this year. As noted by Mobility...