Gizmondo

  • Why Is This Man Selling A Gizmondo In Bay Ridge, Brooklyn?

    Why Is This Man Selling A Gizmondo In Bay Ridge, Brooklyn?

    When you find a rare and beautiful unicorn, you see them mostly on the glens of Nellseven or the Seven Hills of Valpinore - not down in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. However, our buddy BrklynSurfer brought this new-in-box Gizmondo to my attention including the spam-gasmic extra text and a blurry-cam photo so blurry it could be mistaken for modern art. But friends, if this is a real Gizmondo it's definitely… Read More

  • No Gizmondo in ‘08, but redesigned and open-sourced for WinMo and Android in ‘09

    No Gizmondo in ‘08, but redesigned and open-sourced for WinMo and Android in ‘09

    Gizmondo fans may be disappointed, although not entirely surprised, to hear that the next generation of their favorite handheld gaming device will miss its end-of-year target launch date (after missing its May 2008 launch already). Read More

  • Cargo cult excited about Gizmondo on Android

    Cargo cult excited about Gizmondo on Android

    A group of benighted acolytes dedicated to the dead god, Gizmondo, are talking now of porting the GPS/game device/flash in the pan to Android, thereby fulfilling the prophecy (In dark days a madman vanquished will make the Gizmondo dead/but hear me, followers, do not weep for on the eve of Gizmas the sun will rise and bring with it a compact mobile platform based on Linux/and the Gizmondo will… Read More

  • New Gizmondo attempting to hit late 2008 relaunch

    New Gizmondo attempting to hit late 2008 relaunch

    After missing their original May planned release date, the much-ridiculed Gizmondo portable gaming system is aiming for a late 2008 launch. Among the improvements touted: a separate graphics card from Nvidia and Windows CE 6. Sounds like a powerhouse. And why should the gaming community pay any attention at all to this ridiculous device? Why should they not focus their interest on other, more… Read More

  • Gizmondo still alive, planning a comeback

    Gizmondo still alive, planning a comeback

    Really? We’ve heard this before. Carl Freer says there will be a new graphics chip but other than that it’s unchanged. Also, they’re going open-source, or at least they say so, and will be talking to universities to provide content. Kind of a weird announcement. New Gizmondo Development Has Already Started [Kotaku] Read More

  • Nordic Link interviews Carl Freer of Gizmondo (Yes, that Gizmondo)

    [photopress:Carl_Freer_och_Mikael_Ljungman_002med.jpg.jpg,full,center] Some of you might remember Gizmondo as the almost-vaporware-like handheld gaming device that was the brainchildfart of some Swedes, notably Stefan Eriksson, who later totaled a rare Ferarri Enzo almost exactly two years ago today. Now more details are emerging about Gizmondo’s rumored comeback, sans Eriksson, and it looks… Read More

  • Gizmondo making a comeback?

    Gizmondo making a comeback?

    You guys remember Gizmondo, right? Well, it appears the fabled handheld is making a comeback thanks to Plextek who rescued it from the hands of liquidators. Don’t worry, Stefan Eriksson is not involved, but Carl Freer is, even though his actions were somewhat questionable. No word on when Gizmondo will make its market debut, but it is, in fact, coming back. Gizmondo is coming back –… Read More

  • Gizmondo Exec Sentenced, Playtime Over

    Just an update on the tragic endbits of the handheld gaming vaporware platform, Gizmondo. BBC is reporting that Gizmondo’s former European operation head, Bo Stefan Eriksson will be going away for some quiet time. An LA court sentenced him to 3 1/2 years in jail after entering a guilty plea to charges of embezzlement and drunk driving, which was sparked by his spectacular crash of a Ferrari… Read More

  • The Gizmondo Story, In Words

    The Gizmondo Story, In Words

    Wired is running a beautiful feature about the Gizmondo head Bo Stefan Eriksson and his constant and consistent scam-a-palooza that ended in the fiery explosion of a Ferrari Enzo. The Enzo has less than 6 inches of ground clearance, and at that speed, it took only a slight scrape under the front bumper to launch the vehicle. The airborne Ferrari landed in a skid that in a blink became a sidelong… Read More