Monthly Archives: August 2008

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Apple Gets Hit With First iPhone 3G Lawsuit

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As you’ve probably heard by now, many folks are complaining about the iPhone 3G’s lack of 3Geeness.  One iPhone customer is so pissed that she’s filed a suit against Apple for misrepresenting the phone’s abilities.  Her name: Jessica Alena Smith.  She’s hoping the suit will get approved for class action...

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Deus Ex Exoskeleton Motorcycle In Action (video)

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Remember that crazy looking 3 wheeled motorcycle that what more exoskeleton than vehicle? Looks like someone did a video mockup and through in some off beat noises like a dog barking. The video is a little ‘dark’ mood wise, but the idea of getting around on something like this looks...

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Intel Officially Announces Solid State Hard Drives

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Intel made their SSDs, or solid state drives official at the Developer’s Forum in SF today. They’ll come in two form factors, 1.8 and 2.5-inches, and they’ll depend on Multi Level Cell NAND memory. The addition of the SSDs is said to improve system performance since it can access information...

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Nike Plus Screenshot Leakage

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Nike and Apple are super brands – no doubt about that.  Hence why they partnered up a few years ago, well, plus the iPod is synonymous with working out.  Here’s a screen shot of the upcoming Nike Plus app for the iPhone and Touch. I wonder if it will work...

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Lunocet High-Speed Swimming Device

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By: Albert S The Lunocet is a high speed swimming “fin” that turns you into a honest to goodness man-dolphin. Strap on the revolutionary device and torpedo through the waters at speeds in excess of 7mph, generating bursts powerful enough to catapult you into the open air. Flipper has nothing...

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Kensington Wireless USB Docking Station Review

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By: Albert S Wired.com has a review of the Kensington docking station. It’s a nifty device that connects all your USB devices, including monitor, wirelessly to your WUSB-enabled laptop. So instead of plugging in your laptop to a docking station (which can be a pain if not aligned correctly) and...

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Google’s Android OS Video Tour

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By: Albert S Android OS has been a hot topic as of late. So what is it and what’s all the hoopla surrounding it, you ask? Basically, it’s an operating system for mobile phones based on Linux and developed by Google. The thing that makes it so special is that...

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Lenovo Shows Off Newest Ideapad At 2008 Olympics

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Lenovo launched their latest mobile computer (aka large handset) to what I’d call little fanfare at this year’s Beijing Olympics.  The Ideapad U8 hasn’t hit US shores yet and no release date is known, but it rocks an 800MHz Intel Atom Z500 processor, 1GB of RAM (up to 2GB supported),...

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Western Digital Concocting 20,000 RPM Hard Drive

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I don’t know what the performance implications of a 20,000 rpm hard drive are, but I’m assuming quicker read/write times assuming buffering, cache and all that techie stuff is up to snuff.  Bi-tech didn’t have a ton of details and no release date as of yet, but the 20,000 spinner...