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  • Bluetooth Nav System From Samsung

    Here’s another one from Samsung, the STT-D370 which includes TPEG and T-DMB, two digital content transfer systems, but the best part is you can make/receive phone calls and SMS text messages through the microphone and speaker phone via bluetooth. Mapping seems to be ramped up by Read More

  • Samsung NAND On Steroids

    Looks like Samsung has been supplying some juiced up 16 GB NAND flash memory to mobile device manufacturers. The new chips are based on 50-nano technology and the company says it will be able to pump out some 32 GB memory cards that are capable of holding “8,000 songs, 30+ hours of DVD recordings and 200 years worth of newspaper archives.” The write rate is double and read rate is 1.5… Read More

  • The Shining…It's Real

    LG plans to launch the Shine, GSM, stateside at CES so I guess one of Korea’s cool phones will be making it here after all. As usual, we’ll still get the short end of the stick as the EU will get it first. The Shine will be showcased in Vegas with an all stainless steel booth designed to show off just how shiny it is! The Shining [Chosun Ilbo] Read More

  • Lets Go! Rider Kick!

    Straight outta Japan, where else…seriously, in commemoration of Kamen Rider’s 35th anniversary Zippo has released a very limited edition, 100 total sets, set of lighters to celebrate how much ass the Masked Riders kicked back in the day. A total of eight designs are featured with seven having each individual rider displayed. Each set will run you a whopping $3100!!! Kamen Rider [Zippo… Read More

  • LG's Latest And Greatest (well maybe not greatest)

    Another new mobile from LG launched under Cyon in Korea. The LG SB190 boasts DMB and GPS services via Nate Drive along with a 1.3 megapixel camera, mp3 playback and a few other goodies Cetizen didn’t feel like sharing. Feel free to hate me now that I’ve shown you yet another phone that probably won’t make it to the US. LG SB-190 [Cetizen] Read More

  • My Cool Friend The iHolic

    Korea’s Dacos has launched a new mp3 player with DMB support. I know I know, we can’t get it here so why even bother telling you about it. Because I like to irritate you all at work! That’s why, got a problem with that? :) The iHolic comes with, what seems to be a new standard in screen size, a 2.4-inch TFT LCD. It kicks some serious ass because it comes with its own docking… Read More

  • Magic For All You Gamers

    No not Magic the card game…nerds. In case you were wondering about that Samsung Magic Station that Biggs told you about way back when in October here are some stats that are sure to entice and make you cry. The Magic Station has Intel’s Core 2 Quad CPU so you can kick everyone’s butt on WOW, watch some Pron and bid on that blow up Paris Hilton doll you didn’t get for… Read More

  • Samsung Does It Again

    Samsung has just released the thinnest HSDPA slider ever! HSDPA?!? That’s right the Z720 or the Ultra Edition 13.8 is revved up by High-Speed Downlink Packet Access that allows for some wicked fast data transfers clocking in at 1.8 Mbps which is said to be 6 times faster than 3G UMTS. According Samsung the Z720 is set apart from the rest of the market because it will give users much greater… Read More

  • Got Milk?

    If I had this commercial growing up I probably would have drank more milk. Hell just watching this makes me want a glass. Milk Gooood [Tokyo Mango] Read More

  • Teclast Says Touch Me

    Teclast has introduced a new touch-screen MP3 player that’s a smidge smaller than a credit card. Of course, we won’t be seeing one in the States, but hey at least we can dream and drool in the meantime. The C260 features a plethora of goods but unfortunately nothing new or ground-breaking. So this sucka’ has a 260,000 color TFT 2.4-inch QVGA LCD touchscreen, does the amount of… Read More

 
  • Traffic On Your Samsung

    Just released from Samsung is their new terrestrial Digital Media Broadcasting mobile phone, SPH-B5800, which features traffic updates every 5 minutes via TPEG as well as tourist spots and restaurants along your selected route. Sure you can have a GPS system and listen to the radio for updates but the B5800 will show you current traffic conditions by telling you whether it’s… Read More

  • Hangul LG Shine

    Now this is what I’m talking about! I have most certainly found my Mom her last minute gift for Christmas. LG has released a new Hangul Edition of their hottest new phone, the Shine. With the help of fashion designer Lee Sang-bong and poet Yoon Dong-joo’s “Night of Counting Stars” perfectly engraved on the back, the Special Edition Hangul Shine is sure to be a hit not only… Read More

  • Skype Home For Free

    If you have any friends or relatives in Korea be sure to let them know they can call you for free over Skype starting December 23rd til January 3rd. This promotion extends to calls made to Japan from Korea as well and there are no restrictions on how many calls you can make or talk time during this 10 day promotion. Skype Promo [Chosunilbo] Read More

  • Yoto's MP4: I Want One!

    Yoto, not to be confused with Yoko, is launching it’s 1GB mp4 player, the V200, in China with a ginormous 2.4-inch QVGA display wrapped in metal with all buttons and ports placed along the side so you can enjoy all that Pr()n on the train to work. Why is it that we here in the States just get screwed when it comes to gadgets like this? Granted there may be better players we can get but for a… Read More

  • Snoopy iPod Nano Kit: From The Peanut Gallery

    Just released in Japan is the limited edition Snoopy iPod Nano set. It features a sweet looking laser-engraved shot of Snoopy and Woodstock on top of the doghouse with a nice leather case with the same etching and a few other goodies to sweeten the deal. Act fast because they’re only releasing 1,000 units in Japan. Shell out about 285 peanuts for these Special Limited Edition Nano’s. Read More