• Dragon's Lair for HD DVD Now Available

    Dragon’s Lair was a frustrating game that was far ahead of its time. Now you can play it on a frustrating disk format that is far ahead of its time. That’s right: everyone’s favorite laserdisc game is coming out on HD DVD and will let you send drink spiraling into the ether or get him smashed by rolling balls all from the comfort of your couch. The game is completely… Read More

  • NetVibes for iPhone


    I like Netvibes. It’s a great idea and generally a little more user friendly than Google Homepage and they even made us a cool universe that offers a glimpse into the twisted mind of a certain CG editor. It’s like reading my diary! Read More

  • HarperCollins Offering iPhone Books

    News Corp. continues its quest to dominate the mainstream media. One of the publishers it owns, HarperCollins, is now planning to offer selections from 14 books available for iPhone viewing. The move comes as HarperCollins tries to dive into the digital world and hype surrounding Apple’s successful phone. You’ll be able to use your iPhone, come August and September, to view… Read More

  • Complete NeXT Computer Set Shows Up On eBay

    Hardcore Apple fans will surely remember NeXT, Steve Jobs’ horrible 1980s venture. Not many of the systems still exist, let alone a complete system. This auction on eBay includes everything from the crazy cube computer, to the branded power cables, to every accessory and piece of software available for NeXTStep. Yeah, it’s about as complete as you can get. It can even connect to… Read More

  • Free Wireless Roaming Around the World

    One of the stresses when I go on a business trip, especially overseas, is that I will be out of touch. I like being able to call the office and checking in with my family. Vacations are no different, and in a recent trip to Europe earlier this summer we bought cheap mobile phones just because we’re the kind of people who need that mobile handset tucked away in our pockets. But we also… Read More

  • Call Of Duty 4 Runs At 60FPS On PS3

    Never mess with a game’s devteam. The dorks on the Call of Duty 4 message boards kept blabbing nonsensically about how the game would run at 30FPS with no anti-aliasing and would suck, etc. Now a developer is fighting back and says: “Same level of AA between 360/PS3, both @ 60fps. Hate on the PS3 all you want guys, but we’ve done did it up right for the Sony lovers. Nothing… Read More

  • iPhone Couture

    If the glow of your iPhone is starting to wear off, it’s time to accessorize. “Project Runway” season two winner Chloe Dao teamed up with Pacific Design to create designer cases for the iPhone, a few Motorola handsets like the RAZR, and some generic bags. The designs are basic, but the fabrics are bold and eye-catching. The line also includes iPod cases, laptop bags, and… Read More

  • Time Warner Cable To Expand VOD Service

    Since we got Time Warner Cable in our new apartment, I haven’t been the hugest fan of the service. I do enjoy the quick video-on-demand features that let me watch “Flight of the Conchords” anytime I want however and it looks like TWC will be improving the on-demand service. A new feature called “Start Over” could be available by years end and will allow the user… Read More

  • DirecTV To Offer Internet Over Power Lines

    Not a lot of info here, but the WSJ is reporting that DirecTV will FINALLY start offering broadband Internet access via power line distribution. The service is possible through a deal with Current Group, who provides broadband communications over power lines. How much would you pay for broadband ‘net from DirecTV? With $20 satellite TV available, this could make up part of a wicked… Read More

  • Energizer Gets With The Program, Releases iPod Charger

    Having to buy batteries stinks, but at least Energizer is starting to cater to gadget-lovers. After a positive response with its cellphone chargers, Energizer has released the Energi To Go Portable Power For iPod. The device runs off of two Energizer e2 Lithium AA batteries, which provides up to 32 additional hours of music. Energizer will sell tons of these to people with dead iPods… Read More

  • Helio Officializes the Fin, Thinnest Flip in North America

    We’ve been hearing rumors, and today we find they’re true: Helio‘s got a new phone, it’s called the Fin. Which rhymes with thin, as in what the phone is. Read More

  • Click-to-Video Mobile Advertising

    Advertisers looking to deliver the mobile video ad campaigns can now use the Click-to-Video landing page service from Nexage, a mobile video solution provider. This service will make ad campaigns accessible to 550 million mobile phones, including 450 phone models operating on more than 350 wireless networks worldwide. This self service tool enables advertisers to create mobile Web pages… Read More

  • Irish Law Bans Mobile Use by Prisoners

    According to breaking news from the Belfast Telegraph, three prisoners have been sentenced to one month for unlawful use of a mobile phone while in custody. On May 1st of this year, the Irish passed legislation that makes the possession or use of a mobile phone by inmates a criminal offense. Six men are currently under incitement under this law. Other countries should consider following… Read More

  • iPhone Usage Warrants 300-page Bill

    Well, isn’t this a kick in the pants? I haven’t seen a physical phone bill in years since I switched to e-billing, but the video above was too funny not to mention here at the Gear and Justine is, how you say, hot. Most of you aren’t making 30k texts a month, but if you are one to take advantage of that unlimited plan then take heed and think twice about sending out your… Read More

  • HTC Iris Clears The FCC

    The good ole FCC has confirmed that HTC’s next mobile phone juggernaut will be launching in the US this fall. Say hello to the Iris aka S640. It isn’t much to look at now, but those of you on Sprint or Verizon should listen up. Let’s be honest for a minute. This is like, the red headed stepchild among the HTC family, but it does have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WinMo 6, 2-megapixel… Read More

  • Sony Alpha DLSR, Myth Or Reality?

    A little competition is healthy, right? Well, let’s hope Nikon sees it that way when Sony releases the next Alpha series later this fall. If you didn’t already know, Sony makes the sensors for Nikon’s DLSRs. With that aside, all the major DSLR folk should be on their collective toes right about now. Canon is on the verge of releasing of the 40D, which a lot of photogs are… Read More

  • Eight Ball in the Side Pocket

    The combo I-play and IPA World Pool Championship have knocked in a crisp bank shot with, World Pool Championship 2007. Big name pool sharks like Phil Harrison, Neil Raybone and Chris Melling are featured in this latest mobile phone game. Developed by, Blade Interactive, this game will have you practicing your ball-racking skills while remaining on the go. David Gosen, CEO, I-play commented… Read More

  • Mobile Phone Sales Increase 14 Percent

    Mobile phone sales to consumers in the United States reached 33 million units in the second quarter of this year, a decline of nearly 17 percent compared to the unit sales during the previous quarter according to The NPD Group, a consumer and retail information company. However, reports NPD Group, the second quarter is typically a slow sales quarter for mobile phone retailers… and there was… Read More

  • 2shop4 Mobile Shopping Service

    Who needs a personal shopper when you can save the trip to the mall, and browse on your mobile handset instead? Dialogue Communications has just announced the launch of 2shop4, the U.K.’s first mobile shopping mall, where users can buy products through the mobile Web using simple text codes. Send a keyword or code to 84777 and you can receive a Buy-Now WAP advert, which will allow you… Read More

  • iPhone Now a Book Reader for HarperCollins Titles

    Apple’s iPhone is now an iBook-reader, as HarperCollins Publishers announced that it will make digital book content available for the iPhone platform. There will be an initial 14 new titles, which will debut throughout August and September, and will be made available online in an iPhone-compatible format. “Reaching consumers on mobile devices and the Internet is increasingly… Read More

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