2007

  • Zune, Apple TV make Popular Mechanics' worst-of-the-year list

    What are some of the worst gadgets from this past year, according to Popular Mechanics? You’ll be delighted and/or outraged to know that the Zune and Apple TV made the list. The Pleo dinosaur thing also made the list even though it’s not out yet, along with the non-existent Palm Foleo, the creepy looking rabbit monster on the left there, and a myriad of home improvement tools… Read More

  • WWDC Banners Reveal Secrets

    Some crafty photographer over at Roughly Drafted managed to get some key shots inside the WWDC conference before it’s even started. Inside, there are some banners that say “Welcome to WWDC07 Expand your universe.” and “Mac OS X Leopard Rocket fuel for your apps.” Clearly this means that OS X Leopard will be the star of this year’s WWDC. In addition to… Read More

  • Panasonic Adds 42-inch 1080p Set to 2007 Plasma Line

    Like I mentioned, Panasonic visited Gotham yesterday to show off its plasma TV lineup for the year, including its first 42-inch 1080p model that’ll be available in June for $2,500. (Wow, run-on sentence alert.) Panasonic displayed many of these plasmas at CES earlier in the year, but it doesn’t hurt to get some one-on-one time with them without throngs of people pushing up against me. Read More

  • Fabrix 2007 Case Lineup

    In the exciting world of iPod accessories, Fabrix today announced its 2007 line of iPod cases. The cases are all hand-sewn together and have beautiful designs featuring an array of select fabrics. Designs range from funky patterns to simplistic, elegant designs. Each case is only $20 and is equipped with a loop so you can throw it on your belt or wherever you please. Definitely worth checking… Read More

  • HD DVD to Fail, PS3 Bites Back, and Big TVs For Cheap: CNET Predicts

    David Carnoy, fairly well-known guy who is aware of technology, dropped a list of seven predictions for 2007. He seems just about spot on about some of them — 60-inch plasma for $2,000, digital photo frames being the next smash consumer product — but it will be interesting to see how some of his more controversial opinions pan out. First, he believes that HD-DVD is dead and… Read More