Gadgets

The hardware that’s bringing computing everywhere

  • Get Vista, Get Free T-Mobile Hotspottage

    Microsoft and T-Mobile are teaming up to show the world the magic of hotspot-enabled Vista. For 90 days after a full Vista purchase customers will be able to use T-Mobile’s national hotspots for free, showing them that Vista and this new wireless technology called “WiFi” can work hand in hand to bring us to a better, brighter future. Free T-Mobile Hotspot for Vista Users… Read More

  • Fox Sues the Little Guy Over Simpsons and 24

    on YouTube and did what any self-respecting media company would do these days—it sued. But they’re not suing YouTube. They’re subpoenaing the company to release the name of the offending subscriber. The “24” episodes in question actually appeared on YouTube before their primetime Jan. 14 premiere on the Fox broadcast network, which spread four hour long episodes… Read More

  • The Futurist: The Beginning of Truly Seamless Live Concert Albums

    It wasn’t too long ago that officially sanctioned concert recordings were a rarity, with most fans being forced to trade shoddily recorded bootlegs pulled from hand held recorders or sub par soundboards. Of course, both the quality and accessibility of live records has come a long way in just a few short years, and when the Palms Casino in Las Vegas opens the doors of its new concert… Read More

  • Cooks Turn To The Nintendo DS For Recipes


    Looks like Nintendo is really putting its DS to work! After ending up in museums as a tour guide, the Nintendo DS will make its way into a kitchen near you. Nintendo is currently negotiating with the Imperial Hotels Limited chain to bring a Nintendo DS into Imperial kitchens. Using the Cooking Navigator software, chefs can use the DS to scroll through recipes via voice navigation. Due out in… Read More

  • Transformers Take To The Shoes

    We’ve seen the anticipation of the upcoming “Transformers” movie through an iPod dock, but what about taking it up one notch? If you’re really feeling bold, you can get a pair of sneakers with Transformers ready to pop out. They’re basically half-size, scaled-down Nike’s (nope, you can’t wear ’em) that each unfold into a menacing… Read More

  • Alltel Gets The Palm Treo 700p

    Yesterday, Alltel announced it would be carrying the Treo 700p beginning this week. However, Alltel is going one step further by customizing its version of the Treo by making all software and hardware features unlocked. This means you can use your PC to connect to the Internet via the Treo 700p’s built-in EVDO capabilities. However, keep in mind that this is the Palm-OS version and not… Read More

  • Gateway Wins Best Budget LCD


    Those shopping for a new LCD monitor, but don’t have a bottomless wallet of cash, should check out this budget LCD roundup at ComputerShopper.com. If you’re not picky about your monitor’s features, but are just looking to, you know, see what you’re doing on your computer, it looks like the Gateway FPD1975W is the answer, nabbing top honors amongst the five 19- to… Read More

  • Samsung X830 Hands On

    Samsung X830 has been making the rounds for quite a while now but here’s a hands on vid to drool over. X830 [via Youtube and HiMobile] Read More

  • Tianyu Lets You Keep Your Stuff Safe


    So some a-hole stole your mobile while you weren’t looking huh, maybe the invisible guy from ‘Heroes’. Have no fear Tianyu is here with the new B832 that does some snooping for you once the bastards decide to change out your old SIM card for a new one via a SMS text that gets sent to your new phone with your old number once it gets back on the network. Then, just to piss… Read More

  • Windows Crossbow LEAKED

    Ever wonder what a dripping faucet and Microsoft software have in common? They both leak. Thanks to some beta testers of Windows Mobile 6.0 (aka Crossbow), you too can now enjoy the power of a next-gen, unfinished operating system on your mobile phone. So if you’re feeling adventurous and want to give a try, you can download it by clicking here. Here are the complete leaked specs… Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Choose Shoes Edition

    Make Your Own Squid Vicious iPod Cosy
    Nike Considered: All Condition Gear
    Draq Queens Unite For The YOUniverse Funk Fone
    Ants Quite Literally In Your Pants
    Mark-My-Time: Bookmark of the Future! Read More

  • Win Reggie's Wii for Charity, Laughs

    . We love Reggie, we love helping, and we love long time that they’re together. It’s currently just over $1,000, but that’s a bargain when you realize some day this man’s signature alone will sell for millions, let alone the retro hardware. We’re hoping one of our readers wins it, though it’s unlikely. But if you do, we’ll dedicate the site to you for… Read More

  • Ants Quite Literally In Your Pants

    Dear Mom and Dad, I’m 12 years old now, and since it’s been two years since Blacky got hit by a car (god rest his soul in doggy heaven) I thought now might be a good time to start anew with pets. I’m not looking to start with anything expensive or messy. I don’t want another dog or even a cat. Not even a parrot. Read More

  • Dell Goes Open Source, Ships OS Free Desktops

    We agree with Dell: You don’t need a pre-installed OS. If you are looking to go bare bones with your desktop, Dell’s n Series is about as bare as it gets, shipping with FreeDOS instead of Windows, a first for the mail-order PC maker. This means that out of the box you can install the communist Linux variant of choice. Or, if you have one of those Windows disks laying about, you can… Read More

  • JBL Debuts ES Series Speakers

    Looks like JBL has decided to take a break from futuristic styling and is regressing to old-school, wood panel speakers with its new ES line. The speakers are slated to debut in late spring and come in multiple finishes to match any home entertainment system. The ES series will include the ES10 – a bookshelf speaker, the ES20 and ES30 are both compact bookshelf speakers, the ES80 and… Read More

  • Pioneer Makes The Best Plasmas (And Here's Some Video It Made To Prove It)

    http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/pio/pe/images/portal/cit_3430/398041514ces_plasma_video.swf?playerPath=http://www.pioneerelectronics.com&videoFilePath=/pio/pe/images/portal/cit_3430/39811323201_future.flv
    Seriously, if you’ve never seen Pioneer’s Elite series of plasma TVs in person, they really do have incredible pictures (though they come with some pretty incredible price… Read More

  • Cingular/AT&T's KRZR Gets Internal Cam, 3G

    on pushing later this year. That means this slim flip is most likely the real deal, and will probably drop at about the same pricepoint as the current KRZR when it hits later on in 2007. Motox.info [Via Mobile Mag] Read More

  • Nokia N800 Quick Look

    I take a gander at the Nokia N800, their latest N-Series Internet tablet. Much cooler than the 770 but I’m still not convinced it’s a total must-have. UPDATE – Improved the audio a bit. Product Page Read More

  • First iPhone Commercial Spoof, Courtesy Conan O'Brien

    Ok, it’s not news, but do you really think we’d go a whole day without some fanboy iPhone post? Please. If it really opens bottles, I am so getting one. Read More

  • Asus Vista Happy Mobos

    With the impending release of Vista, Asus is now offering four new motherboards designed especially for use with the new OS. The cornerstone feature of the new mobos is the ScreenDUO, a secondary display that allows users to view important system information without having to start the PC. It can synchronize from the PC or websites and display RSS, meeting schedules and various other… Read More