Daily Archives: January 13, 2009


Parajet Skycar: A Real Flying Car


I’ve really got no words to describe this. My brain keeps sending signals of skepticism (i.e. it’s not real), but from everything I’m seeing it appears to be legit.  British adventurer and pilot Neil Laughton plans to fly and drive the Parajet Skycar from London to Timbuktu, a 3,600 mile...


WiMax Portable Router From Clearwire Piques My Interest


WiMax isn’t exactly breaking world records when it comes to adoption rates.   A new product from the minds of Clearwire might change that soon.  The idea, which we’ve seen before (Novatel MiFi and Huawei D100), utilizes a portable WiFi router that can accept a WiMax USB dongle.  In other...


CES: Power Peg

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The Power Peg is a 'kinetic energy charger'. Place the device in your backpack or on your hip while you walk or run and up to 5 watts is generated, which is enough to power an iPhone or iPod....


CES: ICE Phone, A Triple Flip Phone

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The ICE Phone is old news these days, but that didn't stop the manufacturer from showing up at CES. They were one of the last booths that we hit up on Sunday and I snapped a boat load of pics of the dummy phone on display. Although I...


Shuttle Yells All For One With the X50 Touchscreen PC


Shuttle saw it fit to unleash their latest desktop PC at CES this past weekend. The X50 is an all-in-one desktop computer with a 15.6-inch 1366x768 touchscreen display. Specs include a 1.6Ghz Intel Atom processor, 1GB of RAM, 80GB hard drive, 1.3MP webcam and Intel GMA 950 graphics...


Gadget Rumor: Dell Smartphone


According to Shaw Wu at Kaufman Bros., the Dell smartphone could be on its way. Factor in Dell's hiring of a former Motorola executive and signs point to a Axim-like smartphone based on Windows Mobile (or maybe, hopefully, Android?)....


Apple Reveals 17-inch Macbook Pro Battery Replacement Plan


So when Apple announced the new 17-inch Macbook Pro, the reaction was a bit bitter sweet in light of the ‘fixed’ battery.  Fortunately, the battery lasts for 7 to 8 hours between charges and should survive 3 times longer than your average laptop battery.  Unfortunately, the battery can’t be replaced...