Daily Archives: August 10, 2010


Amazon Developing iPhone/iPad Competitors?


The blogospheres are abuzz today with news that Amazon has more gadgets in development besides new Kindles, thanks to a NY Times report that went insider their Lab 126 where the Kindle was developed. People with ‘direct knowledge’ of Amazon’s inner workings say that the new hardware would allow easy...


The LEGO Tower Of London Is Massive


LEGO’s new Tower Of London set is one of the biggest sets they’ve ever created. Just look at the specs: It’s composed of 4,287 pieces and is 40 inches long (102cm), 17 inches high (45cm) and 10 inches wide (26cm) high. Wow. It also features 80 windows, four British vehicles and...


Dell Streak Officially Priced


Though we basically confirmed it a couple weeks ago, Dell has now officially announced pricing and availability for their Streak tablet. It’ll set you back $299.99 with a contract, or $549.99 otherwise, and should have Android 1.6 preinstalled, with 2.1 coming hopefully soon. Those who pre-ordered the Streak get to...


Keep Warm This Winter With Your Very Own Wookie Coat

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Get ready to relive all your favorite Hoth moments from The Empire Strikes Back with this awesome ‘Wookie’ winter coat, complete with Wookie belt. It’s coming to you from Adidas, as part of a collaboration with Lucasfilm that started with that awesome World Cup commercial. Be warned that, while the...


Rumor: PalmPad To Be Released Q1 2011?


Last we heard about HP’s webOS tablet, or the ‘Palmpad,’ was that it might feature a stylus along with the now-standard multi-touch display. We don’t have a confirmation about that yet, but there are rumblings of a pretty soon release for the thing — Q1 2011, to be exact. An...


Rumor: New iPad To Have 7-Inch Screen, Retina Display

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Hot rumors about Apple’s next version of the iPad are out today, and they include news about it’s screen size and new CPU. According to Digitimes Research, Apple is replacing the Apple-built A4 processor with a faster Cortex-A9 (the A4 would continue to be used in the iPhone 4, presumably) and...


The Motorola Droid 2 Is Official, Has R2-D2 Edition (updated)


Updated. Well, the Droid 2 is now officially official, and we’ve got all the details for you on Motorola’s latest offering. The Droid 2 features a 3.7-inch multitouch display, 5MP camera, the Android 2.2 OS, a new QWERTY keyboard, Flash 10.1, Swype support, a mobile hotspot feature, DLNA streaming, 8GB...


This Waterproof HD Camcorder Is Only $150


Waterproof camera housing are cool, but they’re not cheap, and people are usually wary of putting their expensive camcorders in them for fear of an accident. Which is why this new waterproof camcorder from EXEMODE sounds so exciting. The DV5000UW shoots in 720p with 10MP still images, does 2 1/2 hours of...


Netflix To Stream EPIX HD Films Starting September 1st


Netflix is on a roll. After yesterday’s news of a forthcoming Android App, the company announced today that titles from EPIX will be available starting September 1st. If you’re unaware, EPIX is a streaming network run by Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM that includes titles like last year’s Star Trek and...