Portable
 
 
 
Apple
 
apple-patent-for-always-on
apple-patent-for-always-on
apple-patent-for-always-on

Apple Submits Patent For New iPhone Backlight

Are you one of those iPhone users that is consantly checking their iPhone for text messages? Weak battery life bringing you down? This week Apple published a 24-page document discussing the details of a new dual backlight syste...
 
Computers
 
wind21
wind21
wind21

The MSI Wind Neton: New PC Expected to Debut in Early 2009

Taiwanese Desktop and notebook computer maker MSI is expected to unveil a new small-footprint-all-in-one PC sometime during the first quarter of 2009. Be prepared for a touch screen and even Blu-ray options. The soon to be rele...

 
Concepts
 
214480
214480
214480

Line 6 Back Track + Mic Is An Ispiration Tool For Guitarists

There has been countless times when I have been "noodling" on my guitar, yah know, playing but not really paying attention, and I write a stellar riff. And many times that moment has come and gone, and I don't even remember how...
 
Music
 
black-bird-rider-nylon-guitar
black-bird-rider-nylon-guitar
black-bird-rider-nylon-guitar

Blackbird Guitars Release The Rider Nylon String

The San Francisco based luthiers at Blackbird Guitars have taken it upon themselves to craft the ultimate travel guitar they call the Rider. Perhaps in homage to the classic Doors song "Riders on the Storm?" Seemingly fitting I...

 
MP3
 
new-zune-family
new-zune-family
new-zune-family

Microsoft Zune Price Drop On 4GB, 8GB, 16GB Models

According to reports, Microsoft is dropping the price of their Zune portable media player just in time for the holidays: 4GB Zune $99 (reduced $30), 8GB $139 (reduced $10), and the 16GB $179 (reduced $20). These prices should g...
 
Displays
 
optoma-pico-projector
optoma-pico-projector
optoma-pico-projector

Optoma Finally Announces Pocket Sized Pico Projector Launch Date

After months of anticipation, Optoma has made the launch date of their Pico projector official. But as with all things 'wanted', there's a catch. The 'world's smallest projector' will be available for preorder December 1st in J...

 
Portable
 
pop-vending-machines2
pop-vending-machines2
pop-vending-machines2

London Receives Vending Machines With PS3 Games, Movies, Blu-rays & MP3s

Universals Pictures and Sony Entertainment have teamed up to bring Londoners their favorite movies, music, and games delivered via a vending machine called PoP.  Users will also be able to download media directly to their PMP o...
 
Microsoft
 
zune update
zune update
zune update

Zune 3.0 Update Allows Free McDonald’s Wi-Fi Access

Great news for all you Zune users: free wi-fi access at all participating McDonald's locations. Just think, now you can download music AND smear your shiny little Zune with your grubby, grease-laden fingers. Top it off with a k...

 
Computers
 
seagate-freeagent-xtreme1
seagate-freeagent-xtreme1
seagate-freeagent-xtreme1

Seagate 1.5TB FreeAgent XTreme Announced

By A. Smith Seagate announced in a press release it's flagship of the FreeAgent portable hard drives today. A 3.5-inch, 7200RPM, 1.5TB, stylish hard drive that Seagates boasts is 'the slimmest external drive available today. At...
 
Portable
 
toshiba-led-pico-projector
toshiba-led-pico-projector
toshiba-led-pico-projector

Toshiba Shows Off Its Handheld Pico Projector

By: Christen da Costa So the details are scarce, but Toshiba's LED based handheld Pico projector got some light of day at Europe's IFA 2008 this past week. What's known at this time is that it's 100 grams in weight (solid littl...

 
Portable
 
mpro_110_01
mpro_110_01
mpro_110_01

3M Reveals Pocket Projector MPro110

By: Daniel O 'Hey you! How come you've got Bambi playing on your back?' reply 'Isn't it obvious? I got myself a 3M pocket projector...and a friend.' 3M have announced their newest product, the MPro110 (pocket projector) and the...
 
Music
 
soundmatters foxl portable stereo speaker
soundmatters foxl portable stereo speaker
soundmatters foxl portable stereo speaker

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...