Daily Archives: February 10, 2012

Red Bull Stratos

Red Bull Stratos (video)

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[GR]lB1PTOp1aKk[/GR] What?!  Turns out that the Red Bull Stratos mission has yet to transpire.  It was years ago, or so it seemed, that we first heard about the Stratos.  A pilot, named Felix Baumgartner will float to 120,000 feet and return to the Earth’s surface without any mechanical dohickeys, just...

iPod Touch vs Son Z Walkman

iPod Touch vs. Sony Walkman Z (comparison)

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Android phones aren’t wiping the floor with Apple, but they’re doing damn well. While the same can’t be said for tablets, what about media players? Well, Android PMPs are sparse. Today the only real contender in the Android court is the Samsung Galaxy Players, which share the same specifications as...

Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X Plug-in Electric Crossover Revealed

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Tesla Motors ahs released info on its Model X, which his its new crossover the electric-only automaker will put into production by 2014. The plug-in electric crossover is based on the same platform as the Model S sedan (which Tesla says it will go into full production this summer), but...

Sigma DP1 Makeover

Sigma Updates Its DP1 and DP2 Cameras

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Sigma has given its DP1 and DP2 large-sensor compact cameras a nice little makeover, providing them with 46-megapixel sensors, taking out Nikon’s 26-megapixel D800 as the top dog of resolutions (only on paper since it’s three 15.3 megapixel layers, the effective resolution). The DP1 and DP2 now feature the high-resolution...

ScreenCastAV4

Belkin ScreenCast AV 4 Review

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I’ll cut through the hype and say at the outset that a wireless video transmitter isn’t something everybody needs — if your set-top box or Blu-ray player is on a shelf next to the HDTV, running a short HDMI cable takes care of it. But there are specific situations when...