Posts by: luca

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Vertu Ascent Ferrari GT Branded Phone

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Red and black hand sewn leather? Is it a car? Is it a Ferrari? No, it’s a phone, but it is inspired by Ferrari, and carries its brand, alongside the Vertu logo. The Ascent Ferrari GT is Vertu’s latest Ferrari branded phone, and all leather aside, it’s made out of...

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Audi R8 e-Tron Electric Supercar Dazzles Batman-Style

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There’s eye-candy for car fanatics, and then there’s the Audi R8 e-Tron electric supercar, which is so sweet qualifying it as a type of sugar would be criminal. All matte black aluminum and carbon fiber body, it has few yellow highlights and even these manage to come out looking good....

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Valkee Bright Light Headset Spotlights Your Brain

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I don’t know if the thought of flashing light onto my brain is strangely attractive, just confusing, or downright scary. The Valkee Bright Light Headset proposes just that – it’s a treatment device which beams light through your ears, based on the idea that tickling the brain surface with bright...

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Mattel Gets Greedy With Angry Birds Real Life Game

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Mattel is throwing its weight around with a totally unnecessary and hopefully ill-fated Angry Birds plastic play-set that follows the playing model of the computer game – launching birds at a makeshift pig fortress. But what’s a fun, addictive and terribly repetitive virtual endeavor will get tiring fast. Why pick...

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Quirky’s Perch Smartphone Dock And Speaker

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What’s not to love about Quirky? An online community that designs objects and then manufactures them once a certain number of orders has been reached. 1600, in the case of the Perch, an all-in-one speaker and charger for your smartphone. Made up of two parts – a dock and a...

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Motorola Xoom 10.1 Inch Tablet Running Android 3.0

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Honeycomb tablets are dropping from the skies like honey from heaven, what with CES 2011 and all wrapping up over the weekend. Actually, like honey from a broken bees nest being ravaged by a berserker bear. Sweet bears aside, Motorola’s new Xoom will run the Android Honeycomb 3.0 on a...

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Casio Tryx Camcorder With 360-Degree Swivel Frame

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Available starting April, for $250, the Casio Tryx is a 1080p cam that has the looks of a transformer phone but more than those of a mid-tier camcorder. In fact, the design is innovative even by phone standards, with a full 360-degree swiveling frame that surrounds the 3 inch 460k...

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CarTrip ODB-II To iOS Dongle

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The CarTrip, recently shown at CES, is part technical advisor and part green meter. Communicating with your iOS device by way of Bluetooth, the CarTrip dongle plug into the ODB-II port in your car, and it seems like its primary function is clearing the “check engine” light that is the...

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Sony Bloggie 3D Camcorder Leads The 3D Assault

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Sony has seen the future, and it is 3D, or at least so they would have us believe, with their Bloggie 3D camcorder. Sporting two lenses and two Exmor image sensors, it can capture both 2D and 3D, so if you have pet piranhas and a neighbor you don’t like,...

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Beautiful Switchblade Gaming PC From Razer

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Just when we though Razer had reached the limit of complexity for peripherals, and they would outdo their latest keyboard, which had 139 gaming specific buttons, give or take, here they are making a move into the gaming PC market. And it’s awesome. The Razer Switchblade is a small laptop...

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Samson’s Mighty Aluminum ‘Meteor Mic’

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For a microphone that’s called the Meteor Mic, Samson’s shiny new aluminum device isn’t nearly big enough. Though I suppose once they enter the Earth’s atmosphere, meteors lose size real fast. Then there’s the question of the Meteor Mic looking more like a Lunar Lander than a piece of rock....