Daily Archives: October 22, 2008

OWC Blu-Ray Drive

OWC Unveils Blu-Ray Burner

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OWC (Other World Computing) have announced their latest product, the OWC Mecury Pro Blu-Ray Drive. You can connect it to your computer via FireWire 400/800, USB 2.0 and eSATA. Not only will it read Blu-Ray but write it as well, along with DVD, DVD-RAM, CD-R and CD-RW. This Blu-Ray drive...

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Wacky Looking iPod Speaker System By Jean-Michel Jarre

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Sharper Image has gone the way of bankruptcy, but fear not, for their design team’s spirit shall live on in the AeroSystem (the names are all too familiar).  No, it doesn’t Ionize the air, but it does feature 2x 20W speakers and an integrated 45W RMS subwoofer.  Even though the...

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Contactless Payment Shows Up In A BMW Key

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Apparently, BMW dreams of a world where cold hard cash is no longer, and their keys are the currency of choice.  Afterall, BMWs have long been the choice of those trying to obtain social currency.  What the hell am I talking about?  BMW is set to introduce a car key...

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Nokia BH-804 Bluetooth Headset Is Pinky Small

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Great, another peripheral for me to lose.  Nokia’s latest Bluetooth headset, which is their smallest to date, is just 1.7-inches in length and is encased in an entirely aluminum shell.  Rocking a 4 hour talk time (150 hour standby), the BH-804 includes DSP-noise canceling, a tricolor LED and charges via...

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Portugal’s Wave Farm Goes Live

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Green energy is all well and good, it’s just finding enough of it to make it viable.  The Pelamis Wave Power project is the real deal and has the potential to power hundreds of thousands of homes.  The snake like tubes float in the ocean, fastened to the sea floor...

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Atomic D2 Vario Skis Are Like No Other

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Skiing has been around for ages and for the most part the core technology has remained the same; skis, ski boots and 2 polls.  Atomic’s D2 Vario skis bring a new and unusual approach to the sport.  Embedded in the center tip of the ski is a flexible rubber.  As...

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iSkoot Brings Skype To T-Mobile’s G1

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Wow, that didn’t take long.  Shit, it took over a year for someone to bring Skype to the iPhone and it’s far from flawless. iSkoot for Skype will be available in the Android store starting today. Official release after the ‘leap’...

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Nokia E63 Leaked

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I’m having a hard time discerning the difference between this purported leaked E63 and the fully released E71.  Does anyone know whats really being leaked here? The form factor is essentially the same, so what else?  From what I can gather, the E63 is red and the E71 isn’t. In...