Monthly Archives: June 2010


Android 2.2 Now Out On The Nexus One


Welp, it’s official. Android 2.2, codenamed ‘Froyo’, is finally hitting smartphones starting with the Nexus One. Android 2.2’s official arrival was last week, if you recall, which let carriers then decide when they were going to unleash the update. If you own a Nexus One, just make sure the thing...


Seagate Debuts First 3TB External Desktop Drive


Well, a barrier has been broken today. Seagate has unveiled the first 3TB External Desktop Drive, part of their GoFlex Desk line. Its the first 3.5-inch drive to hold that much storage capacity. There will be versions with USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and FireWire adapters, but only the USB 2.0...

T.25 Minicar

T.25 Minicar Is Smaller Than A Smart Car, Gets 74MPG


The T.25 minicar can reach a top speed of 80mph and gets 74 miles per gallon. When it becomes available for purchase it should cost about $9,000, while its electric cousin, which achieve 80-100 miles per charge will cost twice that, $18,000. The car is designed by Gordon Murray, who...


Yoda Is Totally Metal…Literally


Star Wars products and mods will never, ever end. As long as there are creative geeks, there will be things like this Metal Yoda statue. Constructed by Bangkok artist Yumi Modal, this Yoda is life-size (for a puppet, anyway) and is constructed out of metal scraps and parts. Now, where’s...


Kin One & Two Get System Updates This July


So the Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two have been out for a few weeks now, and I still see ads for the devices all the time on TV, so Microsoft is putting a lot of money into promoting their social network phones. Users should be happy to hear, then,...


A 3D Camera Deserves A Digital 3D Frame


Aiptek’s 3D Frame, or “Portable 3D Photo and Video Display”, is an idea that sounds great in concept, and hopefully delivers. It packs a 7-inch parallax screen that displays 3D photos and videos captured by the Aiptek i2 camera or other 3D device. No glasses are required, utilizing the same...

Xperia X10 Mini Pro

Xperia X10 Mini Pro Now Available (video)


Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X10 Mini Pro is now officially available.  Where we don’t know, but some where in Europe.  They say it’s the world’s smallest Android handset with a full QWERTY keyboard.  Other features include a 240×320 touchscreen, microSD card slot, 3G connectivity and Android 2.1. Hit the video after...

Rechargeable USB Cigarette Lighter

Brando Rechargeable USB Cigarette Lighter

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This is a cigarette lighter that can be recharged simply by plugging it into a USB port.  What’s that mean?  Never again will you have to buy or fiddle with those highly flammable bottles of butane or lighter fluid.  It’s kind of like a portable car cigarette lighter.  It also...

iPhone iOS 4 Update

Tutorial: Enable Multitasking On Your iPhone 3G & iPod Touch 2G


Sure, the iPhone 3G and second-gen iPod Touch support iOS 4, but they don’t have enable multitasking, one of the OS’s biggest new features. But before you start crying into your pillow, enterprising hackers have found a way to enable the multitasking on these devices (as is the usual case...