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Listening In The Rain: Personal Speaker Umbrella

Oto-Shigure looks like a regular Japanese umbrella carved in bamboo and oil- paper. Looks can be deceiving, however, as this umbrella leads a double life as a personal speaker system with a built-in amp and four vibrating motor...

ViewSonic’s Wide-Screen Monitor: Entertaining And Expensive

Well, blow those trumpets and ring those bells! ViewSonic has announced its latest widescreen monitor, the VX2260wm. It delivers the 22-inch LCD as its name suggests, but the question is at what a cost? Read on for details. Vie...

Gadget Review: Altrio Series M5 Earbuds by Future Sonics

Do you have to know what you're talking about to be a snob? Wikipedia's definition didn't provide me with the answer, but I consider myself somewhat of an earbud snob. As with wine, or anything else, I feel as long you are happ...
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Cell Phones

AT&T HTC Fuze Now Officially Available Online

Looks like all those rumors and leaked documents were true.  AT&T Wireless now has the HTC Fuze product page up and running.  You can grab your own for $300 after a $50 mail-in-rebate and 2-year contract signing.  If you wa...

Gadgets At A Glance: Viewsonic DPG801BK and DPG807BK 8-inch LCD Photo Frames

What is it: Two 8-inch LCD photo frames with SwifTouch touch-screen technology that only displays the buttons when they're touched Features: 800x600 resolution, JPEG/BMP picture compatibility,  MPEG-1 (DPG807BK only), MPEG-4 (D...

Posture Perfect With The iPosture (video)

If all else fails - corrective shoes, in soles, etc - the iPosture has your back, zing! The handy little device is said to give you better posture in just two week, that is assuming you use it for the recommended four hours a d...

Home Theater

It’s Official: The Blockbuster Set-Top Media Streaming Box

Blockbuster announced their plans to release a set top box that will stream movies via the Movielink rental service.  I say it's about time but is it a case of too little, too late? It may not be enough to surmount Netflix's co...

Foldable Kitchen Faucet Is Space Savings & Aesthetically Pleasing

I can't tell you how many times I've tried to strain pasta or wash a large pan, only to be inhibited by my overbearing kitchen faucet. The foldable kitchen faucet from Ritmonio, called the Tac Tac, won't clean your dishes for y...

Toshiba Launches World’s First Upscaling TV, The Regza ZV Series

Upscaling Blu-ray and DVD players are nothing new, but until today no TV on the market performed this feat.  Using a technology Toshiba calls 'Resolution +', the sets can upscale standard definition images to what Toshiba is cl...


Batman Hoodie Will Get You Into A Losing Fight (video)

In the last 3 years the sweatshirt hoodie some how morphed into doubling as a halloween costume. Last month it was the Star Wars Storm Trooper hoodie. Okay, that was cool and a bit subdued. This month we've dug up a Batman hood...

Robot Dance Off (video)

I'm not sure why, but this video is so darn compelling I can't put words to it to explain the phenomenon I'm witnessing.  Just watch the video and you'll see what I'm talking about. [GR]-6g610buepo[/GR] [Make]

Heated Mouse

Yes, Winter is upon us and it sucks.  Even here in SoCal the temp has dropped, albeit just 10 or 15 degrees.   So after hours of sitting at your desk with little to no blood flow, your extremities are sure to get cold.  You can...