Monthly Archives: February 2011

HP Pre 3

HP Pre 3 Unveiled With Specs To Boot

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In addition to launching the Touchpad, HP also unveiled an all new Pre, the Pre3 to be exact.  It’s form factor is virtually identical, at least at a glance, to the previous Pres, but it’s what doesn’t meet the eye that has changed. Under the hood is a 1.4Ghz Qualcomm...

HP Touchpad

HP Touchpad Officially Announced (video)

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Last October HP surprised everyone and officially announced the Slate, an 8.9-inch tablet device.  But looking back – 20/20 hindsight, right – something just didn’t add up.  The device didn’t have a wow form factor and it ran Windows 7, which seems out of place since the company had acquired Palm many...

Olympus SZ-10 Camera

Olympus SZ-10 Boasts 18x Optical Zoom, Crazy For Point And Shoot

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Yesterday, Olympus launched the SZ-10, which they’re dubbing as a lightweight, super-slim camera “that reinvents the ultra-zoom category”.  It can capture 720p HD video and 14 megapixel photos.  Other features include a 3-inch LCD with 460k dots of resolution, a massive 18x optical zoom, 3D photo mode (shoots two photos...

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Joby Gorilla SwitchBack Review (video)

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[rating:3/5] Pros: Multiple light options, including red LEDs for night vision Converts from headlamp to lantern in minutes 2 AA batteries = 72 hours Cons: A bit cheap feeling, especially the lantern portion No padding on battery compartment Joby’s Gorilla Switchback isn’t exactly what anyone would call a must have...

Gear Ring

Gear Ring Is A Huge Cog In Our Cool Book (video)

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This is the Gear Ring.  It doesn’t open beer bottles, contain a secret message – heck it has no utilitarian value.  But one thing it does sport is a “wow factor”. It’s made from high quality matte stainless steel and features micro-precision gears that turn in unison when the outer...

Shaving Helmet

Shaving Helmet, Real or Fake? (video)

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We’re not sure what to make of the Shaving Helmet.  It incorporates 4 blades that travel on rails inside the helmet.  Two servos, or motors, power the process while a built-in shaving cream dispenser distributes lube over your dome to protect from nicks and scratches.  There is a video that...