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GPS
 
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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
 
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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 ...
 
 
 
Bluetooth
 
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BlueAnt Z9i Bluetooth Headset Review

In the case of Bluetooth headsets, too small is never a bad thing. The BlueAnt Z9i Blueooth headset is the perfect mix of size, weight and comfort. But those attributes are nothing without sound quality, volume and connectivity...
 

 
Displays
 
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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...
 
 
 
Wacky
 
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James Bond Hiding License Plate

I blew through a couple of red lights with cameras when I first moved to LA, and I sure as hell could of used this guys playbook. It cost me over $700 in fines. A Queens New York truck driver jimmy rigged his license plate such...
 
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Cell Phones
 
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iPhone Best Buy Availability Date

Nothing too exciting, but everyone always likes the raggity circular images, not sure why. Anyway, Best Buy will start selling the iPhone 3G September 7th, as previously stated here. They're the first independent retailer to ca...
 

 
 
Laptops
 
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HP Selling Pavilion dv692 Laptop In Messenger Bag And No Box

Brill, just brill as the English would say. In one felt swoop, HP has eliminated 97% of the packing material and increased the the over all value of this laptop by packaging it in its very own messenger bag made from recycled m...
 
 
Cell Phones
 
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Sony Ericsson Releases SDK For Xperia Cell Phone

If you clocked the Xperia ad I posted a few days ago, then you know that the 'Panels' are a far cry from the iPhone's GUI - they just look cumbersome. Nonetheless, Sony Ericsson released a free software developers kit, or SDK, ...
 
 
 
LCD
 
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Philips Brings Light Therapy To The Computer Monitor

If you've lived in So Cal, Florida, or some southern region of the world, than you've probably never experienced seasonal depression.  Yup, it exists, and when I lived in Boston the days grew rapidly short from September on, an...
 

 
Sports
 
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Surf Board Meet The Gas Engine: Powerski

Got a little 'extreme' in you?   I'd think so if you're gonna ride the Powerski.  The surf board like device features an integrated 45hp engine at its rear, which apparently puts out almost 300lbs of thrust and has a top speed ...
 
 
 
Computers
 
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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...
 
 
Laptops
 

Hands On With Dell Inspiron Mini 9

Cnet, the behemoth review site that they are, got their mitts on the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 (the notebook that hasn't shipped yet and was officially announced yesterday). They likey, but noted the lack of function keys which is o...