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HDTV
 
slingbox pro hd
slingbox pro hd
slingbox pro hd

Slingbox Pro-HD Available For Pre-Order

By: Albert S The Slingbox Pro-HD, in all its HD-slinging glory, is available for pre-order. Now you can stream HD quality media across your local network and, of course, access your video sources from anywhere in the connected ...
 
Keyboard
 
swype text input
swype text input
swype text input

Creators of T9 Announce Swype Gesture Text Input

By: Albert S The creators of T9 announced Swype, a very cool, potentially thumb-saving method of text entry. Simply trace the word and Swype figures it out. For instance, in the above image, the finger traced the lines between ...
 
Storage
 
toshiba 240gb
toshiba 240gb
toshiba 240gb

Toshiba Announces 240GB 1.8inch Hard Drive

By: Albert S Toshiba announced a 240GB 1.8" hard drive for portable devices. Don't know about you but a 240 gig ipod would be pretty palatable.  I'd have a heck of a time filling it up but the option would be great nonetheless....

 
Apple
 
ipod nano 4g
ipod nano 4g
ipod nano 4g

Apple Officially Announces IPod Nano 4G

By: Albert S It's official, this is the new iPod Nano 4G: sleeker, longer, bigger screen, 8/16GB capacity, and accelerometer for automatic portrait/landscape video modes (confirming the leaked nano post). Snazzy. [Engadget]
 
Storage
 
intel ssd
intel ssd
intel ssd

Intel Announces X18-M and X25-M Solid State Drives

By: Albert S Intel announced the X18-M and X25-m consumer SSD drives. So what's the big deal, there's a bunch of them already? The big hoohah is that these drives are blaaazing fast, as tested by Laptop Magazine and PC Perspect...
 
Gaming
 
nintendo wii
nintendo wii
nintendo wii

Nintendo Coming Out With Wii Storage Solution

By: Albert S According to Miyamoto and Reggie (the big Nintendo honchos), the Wii is to have some sort of storage solution--it's not a hard disk but it's supposed to be better. So what in the heck is it? Solid state, SDHC, tupp...

 
GPS
 
garmin ad
garmin ad
garmin ad

Garmin’s “Free” Lifetime Traffic Reports Are Ad Supported

By: Albert S It seems Garmin's free lifetime traffic reports on their new nuvi 7x5 and 2x5 series come with a gotcha: Ads! As they say, nothing in life is truly free so don't expect it here, folks. And I don't blame Garmin; the...
 
Displays
 
chilin lamp free 1080p projector
chilin lamp free 1080p projector
chilin lamp free 1080p projector

Chilin Technology Announces First Lamp-Free LED Projector

By: Albert S Chilin Technology announced the world's first lamp-free, liquid-cooled LED projector. Say no more! they already had me at "lamp free". It's easy to understand my excitement considering typical projector lamps burn ...
 
Displays
 
CablesToGo
CablesToGo
CablesToGo

Cables To Go to Offer Wireless USB to VGA kit

By: Albert S Cables To Go announced a wireless USB to VGA kit that allows a PC to connect to a remote display up to 30 feet away. Couple this with a wireless mouse/keyboard and you have many possibilities. A remote desktop? A p...

 
Computers
 
godson-3
godson-3
godson-3

China Develops Intel Compatible Chip: The Godson-3

By: Albert S The Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) developed the Godson-3, a x86 "simulating" chip that is scalable (4 core version in 2009) and largely compatible with Intel-based applications...
 
Gaming
 
xbox 360 versions
xbox 360 versions
xbox 360 versions

It’s Official: Microsoft Announces Xbox 360 Price Drop

By: Albert S It's official, folks. Microsoft drops the prices of their console packages, effective September 5th. The Xbox 360 Arcade drops by a whopping $80 to $199.99 while the standard and elite drop by $50 to $299.99 and $3...
 
Laptops
 
hivision laptop
hivision laptop
hivision laptop

The $98 HiVision miniNote Laptop

By: Albert S HiVision offers a $98 laptop that runs on Linux and features the Dragon MIPS processor, Wi-Fi, 1GB storage, 7" screen, 3 USB ports, SDHC card reader, audio in/out, ethernet, and VOIP functionality. Not too shabby f...