Archive for July 28th, 2014
 
 
 
Butterfly Photo Deals
 

Sony BRAVIA KDL-52XBR9 52-inch LCD TV – $2,048 Shipped

Butterfly Photo offers the Sony BRAVIA KDL-52XBR9 52-inch LCD TV for a Web low.  This TV features a 1920x1080 resolution, 3800:1 contrast ratio, 4x HDMI inputs and built-in HD tuner.  It's (more…)
 
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Gaming Rumor: PS2 Back Catalog Franchises To Be Re-Released On Blu-Ray For The PS3?

Think about it.  The PS2 had a lengthy lifespan that spawned several quality franchises such as:  Metal Gear Solid, Splinter Cell, GTA3, Silent Hill, Resident Evil, Brothers in Arms, and more.  All these titles are totally stil...

 
Cell Phones
 
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nokia-x6

Nokia Announces X6 ‘Comes With Music’ Handset

Nokia expanded their line of 'Comes With Music' handsets today by introducing the X6. Packed inside the 14mm device is 32GB of storage, a 3.2-inch touchscreen, a-GPS, 5 megapixel camera with dual LED flash, TV out, a full web b...
 
Microsoft
 
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zune-hd

Like You Care: Microsoft Discontinues All “Non” Touchscreen Zunes

I got some big chuckles from the Family Guy where Stewie tells Bill Gates that no one cares about the Zune.  I myself have never even touched one let alone know somebody that has one.  In recent news however, Microsoft has anno...

 
PMP
 
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Creative Announces ZEN XFi2, An Affordable 3-inch Touchscreen PMP

Creative announced the availability of their ZEN X-Fi2 today.  It's a 3-inch touchscreen PMP that is compatible with a variety of video and audio codecs including iTunes Plus and FLAC (lossless) files.  And for those that like ...
 
Household
 
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Handy Cooler Personal Air Conditioner

My skepticism meter is running a bit hot on this one, but considering the heat wave I've recently been stuck in, I'll try just about anything to stay cool.  The Handycooler Personal Air Conditioner promises to keep you cool any...

 
Cell Phones
 
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mini-n971
mini-n971

Official: Nokia Mini N97

Nokia officially announced the slimmed down version of their N97, the Mini N97. The cut backs aren't drastic as this version features a 3.2-inch versus a 3.5-inch touchscreen, lacks a d-pad and a slightly smaller footprint. Nok...
 
Blu-ray
 
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3-D Blu-Ray In The Works

My roommate just watched a 3-D version of Coraline in standard definition.  I can only imagine how nice it would have looked if it were in 3-D on Blu-Ray.  Soon enough perhaps as the Blu-Ray Disc Association (BDA) is working on...

 
Household
 
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vinalrecordbowl

Retro Tech Gets A New Job–As Even MORE Retro Tech

You might remember the old vinyl records, if you're a club DJ or know some elderly folks who never quite got the hang of cassette tapes, let alone CDs. A lot of people, of course, converted their vinyl collections to other medi...
 
Autos
 
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zap-alias

Zap Alias: An Electric Car For Under Thirty Grand

Now, one thing's hugely clear.  If you're looking to go electric for your ride, you've got one of basically two choices--shelling out ridiculous amounts of bank for a pure electric ride, or going with a golf cart.  It's not eas...

 
Green Energy
 
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volksgarden

Volksgarden Rotating Garden Lets You Grow Anything At Home

If you've got an extra two grand lying around and desperately want a space to grow some hydroponic tomatoes and such, then boy, do I have the solution for you! It's called the Volksgarden Rotating Garden, and it's a gigantic wh...
 
Bionic
 
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lens1-univ-of-washington

Wear a Computer Right Over Your Eye

So...how does the thought of computerized contact lenses strike you? You're a tougher soul than I am if that didn't make you blink, but if engineer Babak Parviz has his way, we'll all be wearing them soon enough, mostly because...