Monthly Archives: February 2012

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...

Mass Effect 3 iOS Infiltrator

Mass Effect 3 for the iPad

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Mass Effect 3 will be expanding its narrative and providing players some more combat via its new iPad iOS game, Mass Effect Infiltrator. While the Mass Effect series is a sci-fi role-playing game known for its over-the-shoulder shooter gameplay, its iOS version will be all about fighting. The backstory on...

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BMW i8 Concept Spied Driving (video)

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[GR]qMoDjF_Ef1k[/GR] It’s no secret that car manufactures road test their vehicles in the public domain.  To keep their worst kept secrets, well, slightly more secret they’ll generally finish the car in a vinyl covering or some sort of atrocious paint job.  Fortunately, that has never fooled anyone and good thing, because if...

WipeCoin

WipeCoin iPhone Case (video)

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[GR]h-exCm8bRs0[/GR] Safe to assume that we’ve seen just about every type of iPhone case that has managed to escape the confines of a Chinese sweat shop.  That is until we received an email today pointing to a case called the WipeCoin.   Honestly, we didn’t know what to expect, but...

Matrix Tablet Skin

Matrix Tablet Cover

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The “Matrix” will forever have a place in our scifi hearts.  While we won’t go as far as to say it’s on par with Star Wars, it most certainly runs a second to Lucas’ movies.    And that might explain why we find the Matrix Decal Skin Covers so darn attractive....

iCade Jr

iCade Jr.

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The iCade was a smash hit as soon as the vaporware piece of kit hit the webosphere.  Such a big hit in fact, that the product became reality thanks to Thinkgeek and ION Audio.  Well, as they say, all good things come in pairs.  The iCade Jr. is a miniaturized...

Tumu Tegris

Tumi TEGRA-LITE Body Armor Suitcases

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Fashionistas and hipster would argue that their clothing is as valuable as a life.  Tumi seems to agree as their latest line of luggage, the TEGRA-LITE, utilizes body armor. The material is called Tegris, a polypropylene thermoplastic composite material created by Milliken.  It’s long been used in body armor, NASCAR cars and protective...

Olympus SZ-31MR iHS Digital Camera

Olympus SZ-31MR iHS Digital Camera

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Understandably a DSLR ain’t your bag.  While they offer a myriad of options, controls and features, they often prove too daunting for the average photo enthusiast to tolerate.  Olympus’ newest digital camera, the SZ-31MR iHS, eschews just that. In the image capture department the SZ-31MR appears to be somewhat of...