• Apple Sapphire Supplier GT Advanced Technologies Files For Bankruptcy

    Apple Sapphire Supplier GT Advanced Technologies Files For Bankruptcy

    GT Advanced Technologies, which has a supply relationship with Apple after an agreement struck late last year, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company will continue to operate as normal despite the filing, which is designed to protect its assets and operating budget from debt while it restructures and re-finances its obligations. Apple’s relationship with GT… Read More

  • Maurice de Mauriac Chronograph Modern Tactical Vision Watch Review

    Get ready for something cool. There are two watches in this article. For the most part they are the same. A pair of Maurice de Mauriac Chronograph Modern watches in 45mm wide steel cases. One is in a DLC black case with a carbon fiber dial, and the other is in a PVD black case with a black dial with white text. Doesn’t look like a white on black dial? That is because of its special crystal. Read More

  • The Myvu Crystal now works with your iPhone 3G

    Ever use the Myvu Crystal? It’s a pair of glasses that has a built-in VGA-quality display. The idea here is that you connect the Crystal to your portable media player or cellphone and you can take immersive audio/video with you wherever you go. That’s the idea, but like I said I haven’t used them so I can’t speak to how well they work. Doug seemed to like it, though. In… Read More

  • Sonoro crystal radio (Har har!)

    Why would Germans bling up a clock radio? We don’t know, but this $2,500 monstrosity can be yours provided you suffer from brain damage. Sonoro Audio, a German designer of high-end audio products, announced Tuesday that it is releasing a clock radio that’s decorated with about 4,000 black and white Swarovski crystallized stones. Yeah, guys. Sorry. There’s a global economic… Read More

  • Dell 'Crystal' display reviewed, save your money

    Maximum PC took a look at Dell’s new 22-inch “Crystal” display and found it to be a bit lacking. It carries a $1,200 price tag, which is apparently “more marketing hype than functionality” and there’s some pretty serious glare, like the reviewers being able to see their reflections during any dark movie scenes, which was pretty distracting. Finally, the… Read More

  • MSI Crystal 945 is a PC in an iMac's Body

    If you’ve been enamored with the iMac’s shape and size, but can’t bring yourself to use OS X, now there’s the MSI Crystal 945. It has the same general shape and style as an iMac – screen, base, speakers enclosed – but you can run Windows. Oh wait, so can an iMac. Nevertheless, the 945 has a Pentium 4 Prescott CPU, integrated graphics, PCI Express… Read More