Monthly Archives: January 2006

The Coolest PDA

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Holy smallness Batman! What do you think these are? A pen with a hidden camera? Wrong – it’s much better! Although they look purely conceptual these pen’s could be the future of mobile computing as we know it. Not much explanation is needed, but in short the Pen Computer projects...

Creative Zen Vision:M Review

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Anything but iPod has posted their Creative Zen Vision:M review. The Creative Zen Vision:M is the blatant iPod video ripoff announced last month. I’m not saying all PMPs are iPod Video ripoffs… but come on… look at the thing! Anything but iPod concluded: I have one major problem with the...

Onkyo AV-Gate: TV Stand with Speakers

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Onkyo has announced the Onkyo AV-Gate, a TV stand with 3 built in speakers, a subwoofer, and a 5.1 receiver. The integrated speakers are three 40W CB-SP1200XT speakers. The subwoofer is the DHT-SW1. The speakers are all placed in the row below the TV and the subwoofer / receiver is...

Zero Footprint PC

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The Zero-Footprint-PC embodies some of the qualities of a NYC apartment: small and compact. Fortunately the ZPC9000 isn’t too expensive, and it’s able to go head to head spec wise with many other, larger PCs. The ZPC900 sports a 3.2Ghz P4 chip, 80GB hard drive, and if you’d like a...

Make Your Phone Into a Projector

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Were not sure where and when this little device would truly be handy, but the Project-a-Phone, by the company aptly name Project-a-Phone, has essentially developed an overhead projector for your phone’s screen. Guess this could be clutch for any PDA phone without a video out to display presentations – that...

Yamaha NX-A01: Bluetooth Speaker System

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Yamaha has announced a new speaker system — the Yamaha NX-A01. This tiny stereo speaker cube with 4 Watt output has a line in inputs to play music from your portable device. Nothing special. However, when hooked up to the optional Yamaha TRX-R01BT Bluetooth receiver attachment (pictured below), you can...

Hummer CD Player

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Yes, that’s correct, it’s another Hummer branded piece of kit. If you remember, we reported on a Hummer laptop way back in September, but it actually embodied some of the rugged qualities of the vehicle. File thing under oversized and overweight CD player and ‘so 1990’, cause I don’t think...

Xbox Car Pix – The Nissan Urge

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The URGE Xbox car by Nissan was on display at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. If you don’t remember, the URGE’s steering wheel and pedals – when in park – doubles as an Xbox controller. Players can view the action on a drop down LCD screen,...

Estari 2-VU ProPlus 1520M Dual Screen Tablet

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Although the Estari 2-VU has been floating around for sometime now, it still is the first dual screen mobile computer, and damn neat to boot. The ProPlus 1520M features two touchscreen (1024 x 768) active matrix displays. Enter in data via handwriting recognition…or turn one of the screens into a...

Cingular 2125 Smartphone Released

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Cingular has released the Cingular 2125 Smartphone today in retail stores across the U.S. The Cingular 2125 is Cingular’s first company-branded B2B cell phone. The Cingular 2125 runs the Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system and is manufactured by HTC. It will feature: Bluetooth, Infrared, and Mini-USB connectivity support for EDGE...

Pantech IM-U110: Ultimate Mobile Jukebox

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Pantech Group has announced its new IM-U110 mobile phone. It’s a mobile phone designed to be the “ultimate music jukebox.” It features a built-in flash memory card allowing for 1 GB of storage. The phone can play AAC / AAC+ / MP3 / MPEG4 / H.264. On the outside of...