What is it: The iRiver Wave is home media device with a built-in phone running Linux.  They plan to partner with a telecom company to sell the device.

Features: 7-inch LCD, VoIP with video, radio, flash games, phonebook sync, text messaging,1.3MP camera, photo viewer, media player, web browser, server side storage and 1GB of on board storage, remote doubles as a phone.

Availability: Late 2009, available in Korea next month

Price: Sub $400

Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."