Daily Archives: October 3, 2008


Gadgets At A Glance: Rocket Launcher Alarm Clock


What is it: An alarm clock Features: When the alarm goes off and the counter reaches 0, the rockets takes off. To stop the alarm you have to find the rocket and place it back on its launch dock. LCD display and time. Availability: Here Price: About $40 (£20) [Redferret]...

LG KC910 Launch Dates


We wrote about the LG KC910 (aka Renoir) 8MP camera phone with touchscreen at the beginning of September, and it’s now available in Europe, with Asia, and Latin America following in November.  Africa and the Mid East will see it in December and China in January.  So where does that...


Amazon Kindle 2 Leaked


If you recall, a few weeks back there was a rumor circulating that Amazon was set to launch a new Kindle, a college friendly Kindle at that.  Although there’s nothing in these ‘spy’ shots to confirm that particular rumor, it does solidify the notion that Amazon is refreshing its Kindle,...


Skype Emerges For The iPhone Via Fring

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I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve been dieing for some VoIP Skype on my iPhone.  Surprisingly, the company has yet to launch an iPhone app.  Fortunately, an app called Fring emerged today, which includes all the popular IM applications including Twitter, and you guessed it, Skype. I”ve downloaded...


T-Mobile’s HTC Shadow 2 Appears On FCC


Already riding a seriously huge ass publicity wave, HTC is at it again.  According to the Cellphone Signal forums this is the T-Mobile Shadow 2, and it just passed the FCC checkpoint.  Details are still vague, but launch date is rumored to be 10/15, although there is no way of...


Telson Multimedia PC Rocks 3D Screen and 3D Camera


Telson, which was just acquired by new ownership, is apparently bringing to market an ultra mobile Multimedia PC that will be able to display 3D images via its 4.3-inch touchscreen. Included is a camera dongle, which will purportedly be able to snap 3 dimensional photos. Other specs include a 1.2GHz...


Hitachi Shows Off Wireless Streaming HD Video Camera


This past week at CEATEC, Hitachi showed off its wireless streaming HD video camera.  To put it in layman’s terms, video can be shot or played back, streamed over WiFi (802.11g not N) and viewed over a compatible HDTV in hi-def.  Similar to some of today’s WiFi cameras or SD...


Mystery Solved: Rumored Nintendo Pedometer Is Just That


Remember that Nintendo Pedometer thingee majig that showed up online earlier this week? Looks like it’s just that, and it’s designed to be used in tandem with a yet to be released Nintendo DS fitness title (pictured). It’s ironic that a video game company might become the leading anti-obesity advocate...


Asus S101 Ultra Slim and Trim Laptop


Feather me timbers!  Asus has gone computer bonkers.  First they’ve had massive success with the Eee PC and now they’ve unveiled a Macbook Air killer, the S101, which sports an Intel Atom processor under the hood.  It’s .7-inches at its thickest point, weighs 2.2lbs, rocks a 10.2-inch LED backlit LCD...