• NoPoPo Batteries Run Off Liquids

    Aqua Power System, from Japan, has unveiled the NoPoPo batteries that are rechargeable via liquid that’s injected into the battery chamber. Yes, it will run off your urine if that’s where you thought this was going to lead. But let’s try and be mature about this. The rechargeable batteries come in AA and AAA and the basic principle behind the pee-powered NoPoPo’s is that… Read More

  • Acoustic Research Announces Wi-Fi Wonder Remote

    if you look to your left you’ll see what appears to be a normal remote control with an LCD. But that assumption is incorrect. The Acoustic Research Wi-Fi universal remote syncs with your DVR, DVD player, receivers and any other component you have in your entertainment center. That’s not that big of a deal, right? How about news, weather and sports headlines being beamed to the… Read More

  • Exclusive: Screen Shots And Feature Overview of Delicious 2.0 Preview

    Social bookmarking site Delicious launched a limited, invite-only preview of version 2.0 of the service this afternoon. The new site can be accessed at preview.delicious.com, although only invited users can actually get in. The Delicious service (no longer “del.icio.us” and now residing at delicious.com) boasts 3 million registered users and 100 million unique URLs bookmarked. If… Read More

  • Microsoft: Everybody On The Bus? Good, Great, Grand!

    Ask anyone who lives in the Seattle area (like Matt Hickey) or who used to live in the Seattle area (like me) how traffic is and you’ll be treated to the sight of a bulging forehead vein. It’s bad. Many of the cars on the road could very well belong to Microsoft employees and, starting September 24th, Microsoft’s new regional bus service will “take 240,000 cars… Read More

  • HP Blackbird 002 Gaming PC Details

    You’ll have to forgive John and his meanderings about last night’s HP announcement. He was busy ordering his iPhone. The Ipaq line was already old news by the time the CG crew hit the event. However, the Blackbird 002 was quite special. I think. I was too busy chasing Shaun White and crew from Orange County Choppers and making fun of the dude dressed up as Master Chief. Who… Read More

  • Sony Announces Home Entertainment Server

    Sony announced a home entertainment server yesterday, so forgive me for getting this news to you a day late. Some other company by the name of Apple decided to release some touch, widescreen, music/video playing device. I’m not sure what all the fuss is about, but all the cool kids are high on it. Read More

  • Facebook: Opening Up, But on Its Own Terms

    Last week we began talking with a independent programmer who ran into a bit of trouble with Facebook over a snippet of code he developed and published that allowed users to update their Facebook status without visiting the site. Christian Flickinger, who runs the blog Technologist for Hire, posted some PHP code here last April that took advantage of Facebook’s mobile service to perform… Read More

  • Virgin Mobile Unleashes The Super Slice

    Finally, Virgin Mobile has a Bluetooth handset in its lineup of phones. The Super Slice is actually produced by UTStarcom and has all the basic features – VGA camera, Bluetooth, MMS, etc. Know what else is nice about the Super Slice? It’s cheap. $59.99 and you’re good to go with that dope Penny Messaging that Virgin is always advertising. Look for it in stores sometime in… Read More

  • Internet People!

    http://www.channelfrederator.com/embed/player As a lighthearted aside from all the iPod news banging about today, I thought you Internet people might appreciate a little animated tribute to the the Internet phenomenons that get us all out of bed in the morning. It’s called “Internet People!” Enjoy. Read More

  • Disc Maker Medley: Pirating Content Made Easy


    Disc Makers, the nation’s leading independent CD and DVD manufacturer, recently released the Medley. Its an all-in-one CD/DVD duplicator and printer that also comes with CD ripping software that allows you to transfer songs in bulk (up to 50 CDs at a time) to your music library. The Medley supposedly has powerful graphics software and is designed to be really easy to use. The Medley… Read More

  • Justice Department Says ISPs Are Like The Post Office

    The U.S. Justice Department has taken a step toward you getting more charges from your ISP. In comments to the FCC today, the Department said imposing Net neutrality regulations could “could deter broadband Internet providers from upgrading and expanding their networks to reach more Americans.” Chief amongst their examples was that the one of the oldest data delivery systems, the U.S. Read More

  • Star Trek Goes HD


    Trekkie fans now have a reason to switch to HD DVD. Toshiba and CBS have announced that season 1 of the original series will launch November 20. This is your chance to own the first season in HD, but in the event that you don’t own an HD DVD player it’s ok because the discs are dual format with standard DVD format on the other side of the disc. But chances are you’ll want… Read More

  • Wacom Introduces New Intuos3 Tablets


    Old-skool: Wacom has yet to release images of the SE version Nothing too major here, but looks like Wacom is giving its line of Intuos tablets an update. The new Special Edition Intuos3 Tablet celebrates Wacom’s 25th year in business and pays homage to the product that helped ease animation to the PC. You’ll be able to pick out a tablet in 6×8, 6×11, and 9×12 sizes… Read More

  • HP's iPAQ 610 Video: Booring Sidney, Booring

    http://www.brightcove.com/playerswf HP’s Raj Bhavani shows off the iPAQ 610, which I’m posting here because I like the guys at notebooks.com and I am still stunned that HP thinks that any self-respecting road warrior would purchase a hunky iPAQ, even if it does come unlocked. I GUESS if your IT team passes these out you’d use them, but it has a 3-megapixel camera and no… Read More

  • Belkin Condoms For Your New iPods

    Belkin, wouldn’t you know it, has announced a new line of accessories for the iPods that you may or may not have heard of. The Sport Armband Plus does some stuff so you can listen to your iPod while you’re working out. That stuff includes a cable pod to store and manage your…cables. There’s also a pocket where you can put a key or your earbuds. The neoprene sleeve is… Read More

  • Lulu Suing Hulu and We're Going Kuku!

    NBC and News Corp launched Hulu a few weeks ago and they’re already getting all kinds of static. First, their name translates to “cease and desist” in Swahili and how they get a C&D from Lulu, some other company that does some kind of digital stuff. Man! Can’t a rich media conglomerate get a break in this world? Read More

  • Amazon's Kindle and Google's Book Thing: More eBook Readers

    Please, companies, make a good, cheap eBook reader. I really don’t mind having it by my bedside if it cost maybe $100 and books cost about $25 or so, like books cost in “paper form” right now. However, by selling them for too much and then charging a premium for books AND assuming that we’re all trying to steal your eBooks and share them on the Interwebs, you’re… Read More

  • Vudu Video Serving Box Reviewed, Perhaps It Serves Up the Video?


    Vudu made quite a splash a little while ago when the announced a video device that hooks straight up to your TV and lets you buy video. While this device could be called a Media Center PC, a TiVo, or an Apple TV, it is in fact simply called the Vudu and is apparently easy to use and really glossy. Read More

  • Sony's Latest Alpha DSLR Officially Unveiled

    As expected Sony finally pulled the sheet back on the Alpha DSLR that’s been buzzing around the Web. The A700, after perusing the specs, doesn’t seem to be anything spectacular, but it does have a few redeeming qualities. I think. Read More

  • The Beat Goes On Keynote Now Available

    Many of you obviously stopped in to the Gear yesterday to check out what was happening at the Apple event and for good reason. The elusive widescreen touch iPod was finally released, the Fat Nano, as predicted, waddled in and the price drop on the iPhone that probably caused many of you to break something. While our coverage was top notch some of you may want to watch the keynote for… Read More

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