Posts by: albert

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Vuzix AV310 Widescreen Video Goggles

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By: Albert S The Vuzix AV310 video goggles is the first to deliver a widescreen 16:9 viewing experience by simulating a 52′ (that’s FEET not inches!) screen from 9 feet away. They claim it’ll run for 5 hours on a single AA battery and is compatible with most video devices...

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iPhone 2.1 Firmware Update Fixes Many Problems


By: Albert S Apple’s iPhone 2.1 firmware update is definitely a keeper according to numerous user reports and website reviews. Fixes include better reception, reduced dropped calls, longer battery life, reduced crashing and hanging, faster application installation, improved email reliability, and more. Looks like the iPhone is finally out of...

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C-MACC Arcade Machine Plays Everything Under the Sun


By: Albert S That’s right, folks, play just about every game ever made with this self contained, all-in-one arcade cabinet. This utterly drool-worthy machine contains a Xbox/360, PS3, Wii, Dreamcast, DS, PSP, and a PC to emulate just about everything else including Atari, NES, SNES, all Sega systems, Commodore 64...

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Gamepro’s 21 Upcoming Must-Have Wii Titles


By: Albert S Gamepro has a great list of upcoming Wii titles. The one to note is ‘Wii Sports Resort’ which is an updated version of the original and includes the Wii MotionPlus addon. With this accessory the Wii will be able to capture your movements much more accurately. The...

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Soundmatters Foxl Portable Speakers: Tiny But Big On Sound


By: Albert S The Soundmatters Foxl portable speaker, designed by the legendary Dr. Godehard Guenther, is tiny but delivers amazing sound. Measuring a mere 5.6 inches in length, you would think this compact music delivery system (aka speakers) could only produce squeaks but it actually sounds like a much bigger...

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Microsoft Announces Price Drop For Xbox 360 120GB Hard Drive


By: Albert S Microsoft announced the new $149 price for their 120GB Xbox 360 hard drive. This is a welcome $30 drop right on the heels of their console reduction. Right on, Microsoft, keep those prices dropping and I’ll switch over to Mojave…err Vista. Promise. And here’s a tip for...

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 world. It also features a built in digital tuner to catch your...

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Creators of T9 Announce Swype Gesture Text Input

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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 Q, I, C, and K to create the word ‘QUICK’ as...

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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. [News Blaze]...

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]...

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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 Perspective. Intel’s claim of a 250MBps read rate have been...