Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dash Pro

Sony Dash Review

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[Rating: 3.5/5] Pros: Available apps are often tremendous and ridiculous, like Hulu+ and Netflix Build quality is superb, should stand the test of time against raging wakers App customization and installation through Sony’s Dash website is excellent Cons: Expensive, even at the discounted $150 Touchscreen lacks sensitivity, isn’t nearly responsive...

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Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 Review

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[Rating: 3/5] Pros: The original Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, in all it’s glory 5-button control scheme is brilliantly done, but… Cons: …controls are still ridiculous for a fighting game on a touchscreen Load screens come up too often and take too long Rewards occur randomly Fighting games and touchpads don’t...

Zap Cane

Grandpa Walking Cane With Built-in 1,000,000 Volt Taser

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Perps, you might wanna think twice before you accost your next elderly victim, especially with the ZAP Cane on the market.  Not only does it have a built-in LED flash light, support a weight up to 250lbs and is adjustable between 32-inches to 36-inch, but it sports a 1-million volt...

HTC Thunderbolt on Verizon

HTC Verizon Thunderbolt Leaked

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Update: Checkout our HTC Thunderbolt first look. We’re set to attend Verizon’s CES press conference on January 6th, but it looks one of their cats is already out of the bag. Called the Thunderbolt, it’s form factor is analogous to that of Sprint’s HTC EVO and will supposedly sports a LTE modem, HD...

LG LZ9700

LG Announces The LZ9700, A 72-inch LED Monster

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LG is blowing up the CES spot this year by introducing what will soon be the largest 3D enabled LED TV, the LZ9700.  It measures a ridiculous 72-inches and produces images in both 3D and 2D. LG is mum on all the specs, but we do know that it will...

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Samsung Announces New NX11 DSLR, WB700 Sub-Compact Superzoom

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Samsung’s a big name when it comes to point-and-shoot cameras, but these days consumer-grade DSLRs come from either Nikon or Canon. Sure, other companies have their own offerings, but the best stuff for a reasonable price comes from these two. Normally, that would make a new camera from another company...

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Zipbuds Ear Bud Headphone Review

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[rating:3.5/5] Pros: Zipper prevents cord from tangling Reasonably priced Solid sound quality with decent dynamic range Cons: Heavy weight causes the headphones to be pulled from ears Slightly larger form factor than normal ear buds Included ear hooks are ineffective for exercise Zipbuds aren’t exactly a new idea, but when...

Personal Genome Machine

Personal Genome Machine Advances The DNA Revolution

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Life Technolgies goes to work on applying the recent tech capabilities it acquired with its purchase of sequencing firm Ion Torrent. A benchtop printer-sized DNA sequencing machine based on PostLight semiconductor technology takes a full step off the sequencing procedure, making it possible to go directly from chemical base to...

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Maptor Handheld Map Projector

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In Japanese Maptor means ominous robot bent on world domination, which isn’t a perfectly accurate translation but gets most of the meaning across. The Maptor device, on the other hand, has less of an overpowering feel about it, though if you’re an archeologist used to poring over paper maps, getting...

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BrainAthlete TechnoHuman Golf Hat

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The road to human machine unity has got to start somewhere, and while nobody will be able to really pinpoint the actual start of mind-reading devices – as there have been a bunch of under-marketed and under-performing devices over the past 10 years – part of the humble beginnings of...