Daily Archives: November 11, 2008


The Intel Classmate Netvertible: Getting Kids Online


Similar to the One Laptop Per Child Program of a little while ago, Intel’s Classmate Program is offering a super-cheap Classmate ‘Netbook’ designed to provide educators with an inexpensive platform that will get kids online and hopefully studying hard. But will it? According to Laptop Magazine, which seems to be...


Listening In The Rain: Personal Speaker Umbrella


Oto-Shigure looks like a regular Japanese umbrella carved in bamboo and oil- paper. Looks can be deceiving, however, as this umbrella leads a double life as a personal speaker system with a built-in amp and four vibrating motors integrated on its edges. Read on whether it is raining or no....


ViewSonic’s Wide-Screen Monitor: Entertaining And Expensive


Well, blow those trumpets and ring those bells! ViewSonic has announced its latest widescreen monitor, the VX2260wm. It delivers the 22-inch LCD as its name suggests, but the question is at what a cost? Read on for details. ViewSonic’s Wide-Screen Monitor does deliver its promise of a wide screen, but...


Gadget Review: Altrio Series M5 Earbuds by Future Sonics


Do you have to know what you’re talking about to be a snob? Wikipedia’s definition didn’t provide me with the answer, but I consider myself somewhat of an earbud snob. As with wine, or anything else, I feel as long you are happy with the product, that’s all you “need”...