Archive for May, 2009

Philips GoGear Opus reviewed: solid audio, but painfully boring

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When we had the downright magnificent opportunity to toy with Philips latest PMP line here in the States, we immediately noticed that the GoGear Opus stood out among the rest. The crew over at TrustedReviews recently spent some quality time with the 8GB version of that very unit, and while they found the audio quality [...]

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Microsofts Zune HD shipping on September 5th?

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Look, we fully understand that September 5th is a long ways out, but dont think for a second that Microsoft isnt inking every last detail of its Zune HD launch in stone. That said, Windows expert and all-around good guy Paul Thurrott has been told that this very player will ship exactly on the fifth [...]

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Ultra-powerful laser could make incandescent light bulbs more efficient

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Look, LED light bulbs are fanciful, great for Ma Earth and a fine addition to any home, barber shop or underground fight club. But lets be honest even the guy that bikes through blizzards to get to work and wears garb that he grew in his basement isnt apt to shell out $120 a [...]

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Microsoft showing off Windows 7-powered Viliv S5 MID at Computex

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Being that Release Candidate 1 just hit the tubes, we werent really expecting a big Windows 7 presence at Computex this year. Much to our surprise, Viliv has announced that it will be showcasing the first official Win7-powered MID at the Taiwan-based show later this week. The heralded S5 will be the lucky device, with [...]

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HPs Mini 1101 up for order, customizations nowhere to be found

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We know the Mini 1101 is the more business-centric of the new HP netbooks, but unless the company has a sudden change of heart, it looks like youll be getting the base configuration or nothing at all. Starting today, HP is enabling eager consumers to purchase one of the $329 machines, but the only customization [...]

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Sony PSP: Details of new Go console leak ahead of E3

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Sonys new handheld gaming device the PSP go will feature a smaller screen and slideout control pad.

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Nokias N97 unboxed on video somehow, someway

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We always heard that where there is a will, there is a way. Said mantra has never been more exemplified than in the video past the break, as someone halfway across this great planet has seemingly procured what could be the very first shipping N97. Still, wed like to point out a few things here: [...]

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Olidata Conte ultraportable finally shows itself, looks mighty good

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My, my Olidata why on Earth have you been depriving our wandering eyes from this beauty for so long? After being originally introduced at CES, weve heard precisely nothing since until now, obviously. At long last, the striking Conte ultraportable has found its way outside of the lab over in Italy, sporting an ultrathin [...]

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IDT to swap solar cells into LCDs, but not for energy reasons

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Solar-powered LCDs? Oh, yeah weve got those. Sadly, thats not at all what Integrated Digital Technologies is aiming to improve upon next week at Computex, though we still find its approach to trimming LCD weight and manufacturing costs an interesting one. If were digesting this correctly, were hearing that the outfit plans to create [...]

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JMicron NAND flash controller could lead to significantly lower SSD prices

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Truth be told, SSD prices have been declining at a noticeable tick since way back in 2007, but the reality is that the average consumer still cant afford one or, at least they arent willing to pay the lofty premium for the decent increase in speed. If a bold claim from JMicron is to [...]

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