July 30, 2010

Pioneer's Alternative ePad


Pioneer is offering alternatives to the iPad, the 7″ 7/10 and B1, 10″ A10 and 11.6″ DreamBook ePad L11 HD. The A10, in particular, has a 10" LED multi-touch panel with 1024 x 600p resolution, built in SSD and sim card capability, Windows 7 and a G sensor for orientation. With a battery life of 5 hours, prices start at $199.00 and cap at $899.00.

Via Pioneer

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July 26, 2010

Coby Portable Media Player


Planning an extended road trip? Coby's Portable Media Player features a 10.2" LCD swivel screen TFT with 180º rotation, anti-skip circuitry and headphone jack. The TFDVD1023 supports DVDs and CDs, and can read JPEG and MP3 files. Analog and digital outputs mean that it can be hooked up to home theaters or other media systems and an A/V input can be used for video game consoles. The device can handle multiple languages and has parental lock control.

Via Coby

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July 20, 2010

Apple to Distribute Free iPhone Bumpers


So Apple is not perfect. Steve Jobs is not perfect. The iPhone 4 is not perfect. Still with all the hoopla surrounding its imperfections, we hope the company goes beyond the quick fix of the free bumper offered to the 3 million purchasers. Get yours at the link below when they become available this week.

Via Apple Store

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July 19, 2010

Squeeze Uses iPad as Keyboard

Talk about great advertising. When the band 'Squeeze' appeared on Jimmy Fallon last week, the keyboard player was wielding an iPad as part of his performance. We don't know if the keyboard he was using could simulate a piano, but the fusing of technology was pretty cool nonetheless.

Via Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

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July 16, 2010

GPH to Release Portable Gaming Caanoo


GamePark will soon launch a Linux portable game system that can also support photos, images and videos. The Caanoo has a 128MB memory and 3D GPU to power up the 3.5" touchscreen. The company promises a future app store and in the meantime you can download open source games (with the aid of a WiFi dongle.) The Caanoo will debut next month at a price of ~$150.00. Check out GPH's Facebook page for more details.


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July 13, 2010

MS Instaload Battery Technology


Microsoft's latest technology is one of those "why did this take so long?" Instaload allows you to put in cell batteries while ignoring the '+' and '-'positions. Available for AA, AAA, C and D batteries. The company claims that they "offer fair and reasonable licensing terms."

Via Microsoft

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July 12, 2010

Cell Phone Users Increase Gaming


The Pew Research Center reports that while 42% Americans now own videogame consoles, 34% of cell phone users now play games on them. Sixty percent of younger gamers also play on their cellies. We expect those numbers will increase as more iPhone users become addicted to Doodle Jump (Qbert in disguise.)

Via Pew

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June 14, 2010

Toshiba Dynabook Plays 3D Movies/Games


This looks to be the first notebook that can play Blu-ray 3D movies and games. Toshiba's Dynabook has a 15.6" LCD display with LED backlighting, a 120Hz scan rate, WinDVD BD and NVIDIA 3D Vision software. Active shutter glasses and remote are included in the $2,750 price. Japan will get first dibs at this one when it is released in July.

Via Toshiba (translated)

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Nintendo Midnight Blue DSi XL


If you have been meaning to join the Nintendo DSi XL revolution but don't lean towards bronze or burgundy, as of July 11, the portable game system will become available in a manly midnight blue. The DSi comes loaded with Photo Clock, Flipnote Studio and a couple of Brain Age Express apps to keep your mental state intact.

Via Nintendo DSi XL

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June 9, 2010

Plextor Bundle Provides Portable Blu-ray


Plextor combines style with functionality with their combination PlexMedia Player and USB powered Blu-ray Drive. The PX-MMC-BMW1 player lets you watch hi-def Blu-ray while the PX-B120U makes it possible to carry your videos when you travel with its portability. The pair made their debut at the recent Computex 2010 in Taipei.

Via CDR Labs

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