Monthly Archives: May 2012

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The cookoo Watch Kickstarter Project (video)

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[GR]NqJFd4FrxAA[/GR] In today’s digital age, checking your phone for updates every couple of minutes has become a nasty habit for many. The cookoo watch that’s currently looking for funding money on Kickstarter cleverly helps you manage your phone, so that you don’t have to always be checking it for updates....

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One-Person Photography Studio via DIY Flash Backpack

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When New York-based photographer Ian Spanier was given a photography assignment with no extra cash for an assistant to help with the flash, he decided to turn himself into a one-person photography studio. He created his own backpack studio flash rig from a sturdy LowePro Scope Porter 200 AW birdwatching...

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iPad (2012) Review

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As far as tablets go, only the iPad stands above the crowd. The rest, with the possible exception of Amazon’s Kindle Fire, don’t provide the experience we all look for in a slate computing device. Apple’s success with the iPad stems from excellent hardware combined with conservative and simple software,...

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Tetra Shed Backyard Office (pics)

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Working from your kitchen, bedroom, living room – really any room in your home – is a bad idea.  Why?  You’ll soon associate the stress of your work with your abode, which is never good.  You won’t be able to relax, fall asleep as easily or enjoy the comforts of...

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Pentax K-30 Weather Resistant Digital SLR Camera

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DSLR cameras have long been associated with fragility. In other words, drop them in water, on concrete or into a sandbox and you can wave goodbye to your precious digital single reflex camera. That is until now. Pentax yesterday officially unveiled their new K-30 Digital SLR Camera. And as you’ve...

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Meta Watch: an iPhone Compatible Watch

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Needless to say the Pebble watch is a massive success, at least in terms of funding as the company has so far received over $10 million from the Kickstarter community.   However, they’re not the only player on the block. Say hello to the Meta Watch.  In fact, this watch...

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ViewSonic VP2765 AMVA 27-inch LED Review

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 Let’s start with what’s different about this monitor versus others in its 27-inch class: AVMA technology. What’s that, you say? It’s “advanced MVA panel” technology. But what does that mean, you ask? Brighter and more accurate colors and a higher contrast that stands out when viewing the monitor at more...

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HTC One X In-Depth Review

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When we compared the four HTC One-series phones, I listed the One X as the best of the bunch for a number of reasons. Yet when it went up against the iPhone 4S, it lost by a single point, the closest any phone has ever reached. If Google is fortunate,...

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Max Payne 3 Review (PS3)

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When Max Payne first came out, it was heavily praised for what it did.  It wasn’t that it was a third person shooter with an anti hero at the helm – that had been done before; no, Max Payne brought some new mechanics into a genre that was desperately in...

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Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet

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Volkswagen has decided to give its iconic Golf GTI an open top with the Golf GTI Cabriolet that was first seen at the Geneva Motor Show. The convertible that features an electric soft-top, air conditioning, electric windows, an audio system and a roll-over protection system, will begin arriving at dealers...