Daily Archives: January 5, 2011

Lenovo U1 Tablet

Lenovo U1 Vastly Different, Hopeless US Product?

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The expectation at any trade show is for company representatives to evangelize their products. As far as they’re concerned, they are promoting world peace, an end to world hunger, a cure for cancer, the second coming of Jesus…all wrapped in one tiny package. So it’s worth noting when one of...

Galaxy Player

Early Galaxy Player Fat, But Bright

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As we’ve seen, the Samsung Galaxy S phones are darned impressive, definitely some of the best phones out on the market today. Then the company announced to do something very similar to Apple and make a strictly media playing device, without telephony. Meet the Galaxy Player....

Nike Ready

Nike SportWatch GPS Keeps Government Eye On You

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I’ve never been one for Nike+, the previously iPod-specific application that tracks running and exercise statistics. That may be because I’m not a runner, never have been, and probably will never be. It could also be because I don’t really want to know how long or how far I actually...

Entune

Toyota Embraces Apps, Entrances Phones With Entune

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At CES last year, there was a lot of talk about integrating phones and cars, getting apps, and most of it never materialized. As expected, this year is no different, but in Toyota’s case, we’ll be seeing their working tech later this year, with some of the first 2012 model...

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Archos 70 Internet Tablet for $350 With 250GB HDD

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Archos doesn’t like shooting single bullets, so their launch of Android devices couldn’t include just small media players. An Android tablet seemed very much called for, and that’s what the $350 7-inch Archos 70 Internet Tablet is. With 8GB of flash memory, a 250GB hard-drive and an 800 x 480...

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UwaterG2 World’s Smallest Waterproof MP3 Player

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At just 0.4 x 1.25 x 1.75 inches, and weighing a mere ounce, the UwaterG2 is the smallest waterpoof MP3 player. And not just the smallest in the world, but also extremely cheap, as it’s making the discount rounds at around $20, down from a list price of $79.95. Waterproof...

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HTC Evo Shift Gets Android 2.2 And Slew Of Downgrades

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The HTC Evo Shift 4G makes a showing on Walmart site’s, and with the occasion we find out for sure that it will be running Android 2.2, while its screen is smaller than the Evo 4G’s, with 3.7 inches instead of 4.3, and a five megapixel camera that stacks poorly...

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MiLi HD iOS Dock With 1080i HDMI Output

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Aimed at iOS devices, the MiLi HD docking station is set to debut at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show – that is, somewhere between the 6th and 9th of January. Charging iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches, the MiLi HD justifies its name with 1080i video HDMI output for HDTVs and...

iPhone OLED

My Name Is LG And I Put OLED On iPhone

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LG, in a press conference about 3DTV, bored me. 3D is boring. What’s interesting is LG’s work on PPI (Pixels Per Inch), and how they view different display technologies, like IPS and OLED. So, for the sake of science, why not throw an OLED display…in an iPhone?...

Virtualization

Parallels Rips VMWare A New One In Virtualization

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Do you see that chart? That’s the blood, sweat and tears of thousands of slaves running a battery of 4,000+ tests to determine just one, almost insignificant fact: which is faster, Parallels or VMWare? Well, Mac owners, you are in luck. After running through at least 50 interns (with a...

Pirfirmer

PirFirmer Is One Odd Piece Of Workout Kit (video)

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The Perfirmer might be best described as Perfect Push-up meets Perfect Sit-up.  Effectively, they’re a set of handles.   On one side is a flat surface with a non-slip base that grips the floor and allows for push-ups in a fixed position.  The other side features a set of wheels...