Monthly Archives: February 2011

HP Pre 3

HP Pre 3 Unveiled With Specs To Boot


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)


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


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...


Joby Gorilla SwitchBack Review (video)


[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)


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)


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...