Daily Archives: September 4, 2008

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Sony Recalls 73,000 Vaio TZ Laptops

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Don’t get your willy burned off!  Ok, that’s a little extreme, but Sony has recalled 73,000 Vaio TZ laptops due to a malfunction in the computer’s wiring located at the hinge of the device.  So far 15 people have reported an overheating computer, while one person has already suffered burns. ...

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Honda’s Newest Hybrid Looks Awfully Prius

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Honda unleashed some pics of their newest hybrid today, the Honday Insight.  Does anyone else think this thing looks like a carbon copy of the Toyota Prius?  Expect the usual hybrid setup with a gas engine as the main power source and batteries serving as backup for what is generally...

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Sony Announces $2,000 Blu-ray Player: BDP-S5000ES

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Seriously, Sony needs to get into politics, because they spun the crap out of this Blu-ray player to try and justify its $2,000 price tag.  The press release contains so many superlatives it’s making my head spin.  Perhaps I’m exaggerating (you can read after the ‘leap’), but with terms like...

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Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Launch Date and Pricing Unveiled

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Today, Dell quietly unveiled, via their website, the long speculated and leaked, Inspiron Mini 9’s specs, price and ship date.  As previously stated, the Mini 9 with Windows, includes 1GB of DDR2 RAM, an 8GB SSD, Bluetooth 2.1, Webcam, WiFi G (no ‘n’) and an Intel Atom Processor N270 (1.6GHz/533Mhz...

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Gamepad With Built-in Removable Racing Wheel

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Although the gamepad itself looks pretty tame – a throw back to the original NES if anything – the removable mini steering wheel should excite even the infrequent gamer. Unfortunately, it’s designed for a PC only, but since it’s USB it would be interesting to see how it fairs with...