Daily Archives: August 13, 2008


3G iPhones Might Not Be So 3G


According to Swedish weekly mag, the Ny Teknik, the newest iPhones, which sport 3G chips might have a flaw.   Apparently, some handsets sensitivity to 3rd generation network signals are way below 3G standards.  Ultimately, this means crappy 3G connectivity (aka dropped calls and poor reception).  Forum users have claimed to...

Minium AD Caliber 120 Readyset Helicopter

Kyosho Announces Minium AD Caliber 120 Readyset Micro Helicopter


By: Albert S Kyosho announced a new Minium AD Caliber 120 Readyset remote control helicopter. The makers claim it’s a micro-helicopter done better due to it having a proper cyclic control. According to Kyosho, the control scheme is similar to steering a real helicopter, allowing it to “ascend, descend, stop...

Popcorn Hour A-110

Popcorn Hour A-110 Media Player Available For Pre-order


By: Albert S The Popcorn Hour A-110 networked media tank is not your average media player. Following on the heels of the highly regarded A-100, the updated version adds several enhancements including SATA hard drive support, USB slave functionality, HDMI 1.3a, optical S/PDIF, and a built-in popcorn machine…well, maybe it...


Chrysler Plans EV-DO Car Integration: Uconnect


Remember car phones?  You know, those corded things that sat in the car’s center console, or at the passenger’s feet and used a cord to a box to another box in the trunk with an ugly antenna on the roof?   Looks like Chrysler is planning a 2008 version, only it’s...


Sprint 2008-2009 Handset Roadmap Leaked


Woops on Sprint’s part.  BGR got the carriers handset roadmap from Q3 2008 to Q2 2009.  The big news you ask?  A new Blackberry, the 8350i to be exact, will be launched Q4 of this year.  Next to that, there’s a phone called the Monolith due out Q1 2009 that’s...


Best Buy To Start Selling iPhones September 7th

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It was only a matter of time that Best Buy would concede and began selling the World’s most popular cell phone (most popular in the last few months is what I’m going with here).  They’ll start selling the 3G iPhone 9/7/08, just in time for the holidays – lucky them....


iPig For The iPod Hogs All The Sound


If your scratching your head, don’t worry, I am too.  The iPig is one odd product, but surprisingly it boasts some pretty good specs considering its small footprint.  It’s rockin’ 4 speakers and 1 subwoofer – I assume the Sub shoots down.  Total output is 25 watts and they’ve also...


BlueAnt Supertooth 3 Speaker Phone Review


I gotta be honest, prior to receiving the Supertooth 3, I had never used a Bluetooth speaker phone. Fortunately, the Supertooth 3’s setup was straight forward and super easy to use, intuitive in fact. With in 5 minutes (including time walking to my car) I had the Blueant Supertooth 3...