Category Archives: gadgets

CES announces HP Slate

HPs new Slate advertisement: There are a few more images over at Engadget. There seem to be a lot of tablet announcements coming out this year at CES 2010, hopefully this doesn’t steal any thunder from the announcement Apple is bound to make at the end of this month.
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Toshiba TG01 – another one bites the dust…

Toshiba just announced it’s upcoming mobile phone, the TG01.  It looks promising aesthetically, and the hardware sounds pretty good (minus the touchscreen), but the OS on the phone (Windows Mobile 6) sort of ruins the whole experience.  The user interaction is TERRIBLE.  Little quirks about the phone’s interface ultimately gave this phone a bad review. […]
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WWDC 2009 | Highlights | new iPhone release: iPhone 3GS date and information

Highlights from WWDC 2009 Keynote: iPhone OS 3.0 available worldwide June 17th My weapon of choice this year for the Keynote stream was http://www.macrumorslive.com.  They have a good stream text feed, and an even better streaming pictures feed.  The pictures updated more often than the text, and I wouldn’t be surprised if they caught every […]
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Mimobots: awesome gift idea

If you’re looking for a techie gift for a friend look no further than MIMOBOTS.  These little USB drives are perfect for adding a little of that more personal flavor to a technology oriented gift.  Available in 1, 2, 4, and 8 GB versions.
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Camera thieves compromised by WiFi enabled SD card

Some idiots stole a camera from a friend of mine. “Idiots?  They can’t be that dumb, they got his camera didn’t they?” Yes, idiots, because apparently they didn’t check out the SD memory inside the camera, which happened to be an Eye-Fi card.  If they had been in the know, they would have known that […]
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Z2K9: Zune freeze issue due to leap year

The issue that made 30GB Zunes freeze on the last day of 2008 was apparently due to the code in the firmware for controlling leap year.  On the last day of a leap year the code hit an infinite loop because it got to day 366.
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iPhone 3G: extra battery pack

Last week I wrote a post about the Richard Solo 1800, stating that you should “look no further” if you’re in need of extra battery life.  Well, I’m wrong.  I went against my own advice and looked further to find a much nicer (in my opinion) extra battery option, and a great review that compares […]
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