Category: Misc gadgets
Switch view

Apple updates iMac, Mac Pro and Cinema Display lineup, adds Magic Trackpad

by 14 comments

Surprise, surprise… Well, not really – as everyone knows when the Apple Store goes down it goes up again but with a shiny new product available. As rumored, the Apple desktop lineup just got updated, but Apple snick in a surprise – the Magic Trackpad. It’s basically the MacBook trackpad packaged to be used in desktop computers.

There are new iMacs, new Cinema Display and new Mac Pros… Read more »

Sharp launches a sexy looking Android-powered MID in Japan, say Hi to LYNX SH-10B

by 26 comments

I’ve always had a crush on the Japanese mobile phones. One would say they’re huge and ugly but, man, are they well equipped! And when I say “Japanese mobile phones” I mean devices like the new Sharp LYNX SH-10B. OK, it’s not exactly a phone but it can act like one too. And certainly looks hot.

Read more »

Xbox 360 Kinect comes on 4 November, a bargain bundle with the new Xbox 360 Slim Arcade also available

by 13 comments

Kinect’s price and launch day are now officially out the door. Microsoft will release the Xbox 360 motion controller on November 4 for a price of 150 US dollars (with a Kinect Adventure game pack). Ouch, that’s kinda steep! But no surprise there, we knew that all along.

The information on a new Xbox 360 Arcade that leaked a week ago, turned out to be true. There is a new Arcade version of the new slim Xbox 360, and it will be also available with a Kinect bundle “in time for the holidays”.

Read more »

Nokia’s Terminal Mode connects your car’s multimedia system with your smartphone

by 192 comments

Nokia’s engineers managed to fully connect your mobile phone to your car’s dash head unit. Thanks to the Terminal Mode you can control the most important phone features directly from the car controls (touchscreen, wheel shortcuts, BT audio).

Read more »

Sony announced NEX-VG10 interchangeable lens HD camcorder, charges 2 000 bucks for it

by 19 comments

Today Sony announced the pricing and expected availability of their interchangeable lens consumer-grade HD camcorder. Sporting the same E-mount as the Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 mirrorless cameras, the NEX-VG10 is capable of recording 1080i video at 30 fps with a bitrate of up to 24 Mbps.

Read more »

PlayStation 3 Slim gets a white dress, 320GB HDD

by 32 comments

Sony is preparing a white version of their PlayStation 3 console. It will be available with 160GB or 320GB hard drives starting from 29 July. And as most good things in this business will be available Japan only at launch.

Read more »

Microsoft Kinect specs revealed, only two players can play at once

by 995 comments

Geeks have a soft spot for technical specifications – and now revealed for the first time, the Microsoft Kinect tech specs are bound for some geeky attention. A quick fact, the Kinect controller will be able to track you when you’re between 1.2 and 3.5 meters away from it. How’s that for starters?

Read more »

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk is the World’s first 3TB external hard drive

by 26 comments

Looking for a place to store about 2000 movies or a few million photos? Well today Seagate gave it to you in the form of FreeAgent GoFlex Desk. The 3TB external flash drive will set you back 250 US dollars but will make sure you won’t run out of free space anytime soon.

Read more »

Kinect sensor for Xbox 360 now available on pre-order, costs some hefty 150 US dollars

by 427 comments

Microsoft launched the pre-order campaign of Xbox 360 motion-controller – Kinect. It’s currently available only within USA and costs 150 US dollars direct from Microsoft’s web store.

Read more »

Xbox 360 Slim is overheating-proof, a Red Dot replaces the Red Ring of Death

by 89 comments

As it was announced before, the Red Ring of Death lights are now gone in the new Xbox 360 Slim. Of course, the new console model still can overheat – naturally or forcibly.

The Red Dot (not necessary of Death) is the new way your console warns you for something really bad going inside the black box. Chances are this time around the Xbox Slim will be able to survive the heat attack.
Read more »

What makes the new Xbox 360 Slim so much better than the previous ones

by 53 comments

OK, the new Xbox 360 Slim is way thinner than the previous Xboxes. And features 250GB of storage and Wi-Fi support. But you already knew that. But it’s also less noisy, a lot more power efficient and doesn’t get as hot as the older ones. But what makes it a true must buy is the fact that this is the most powerful Xbox out there.

Read more »

Parrot AR.Drone helicopter for iPhone goes to the USA in September, priced at 299 US dollars

by 44 comments

The iPhone-controlled quadricopter Parrot AR.Drone is coming soon. To be more specific, the toy will start selling across the USA this September for 299 US dollars. Join me after the break to see a short AR.Drone video demo.

Read more »

Nintendo 3DS demoed at E3, is all about 3D – games, photos and movies

by 13 comments

Hollywood has the 3D fever and more and more of the new movies come out in 3D. A 3D craze is starting in the gaming industry too – the Nintendo 3DS brings 3D gaming to handhelds and it’s attracting a lot of attention over at the E3 gaming show…

Read more »

Xbox 360 Slim announced, 250GB hard disk and Wi-Fi adapter inside

by 36 comments

Yesterday evening Microsoft announced their new version of Xbox 360 – Slim. It will pack a 250GB hard drive and integrated Wi-Fi adapter.

Read more »

Microsoft Kinect is the new name of Project Natal, expected November 2010

by 25 comments

Microsoft finally revealed all the details on its Xbox 360 motion control system previously known as Project Natal and now rebranded as Kinect. Yeah, I know, the new name doesn’t really roll off the tongue, does it?

I’m not into games, I just don’t have the time for them. But I would definitely give that Microsoft Kinect a try. Who wouldn’t?! Apparently, we’ll have to wait until November – this is when the thing is expected to arrive in stores nearby. Meantime you can take a look at some Kinect live images.

Read more »