portables

  • Haier Theatre portable media player

    Haier Theatre portable media player

    Ooh, shiny. This is the Haier “Theatre” – a portable media player with a 3-inch touchscreen, available in 4GB and 8GB capacities for $90 and $100, respectively. Read More

  • Gift Guide 2009: Portable Media Players

    Gift Guide 2009: Portable Media Players

    [tab:Intro][flagallery gid=1 name="CrunchGear Gift Guide 2009"] The common portable media player has a tough existence. It’s expected to handle many tasks well, while being rugged enough to withstand daily (ab)use. It’s expected to look nice, it’s expected to provide more-than-decent battery life, and it’s expected to provide a simple enough interface that it can be… Read More

  • Portable HDTV and DVD player costs $300

    Portable HDTV and DVD player costs $300

    If you long for the ability to watch high definition TV on a seven-inch screen that's resolution is a mere 480x234 but you also want to have the option to watch standard definition DVD's as well, then here’s your next purchase. According to Hammacher Schlemmer, this is “The First Portable HDTV And DVD Player.” Read More

  • 'Hybrid Dual Portable Computer' does XP and Linux

    'Hybrid Dual Portable Computer' does XP and Linux

    Coming to Korea in July is the MIU HDPC, which stand for Hybrid Dual Portable Computer. The “dual” part comes from the fact that it can run Linux Qplus or Windows XP/Windows CE 5.0 — which I’m going to read as Windows XP Embedded, but don’t quote me on that. She’s a brick-like beast but that just means there’s more to love. Read More

  • Fujitsu's probably-Penryn laptop has huge battery life

    Fujitsu's probably-Penryn laptop has huge battery life

    The line between portability and battery life is about to get a whole lot blurrier, like your vision if you were to walk into a doorknob eye-first and then fall down and hit your other eye squarely on an orange that you left on the floor in the middle of your kitchen for some reason. This laptop will be under three pounds, have a 12.1-inch LED-backlit display at 1280×800 resolution, DVD… Read More

  • Nintendo's Harrison Says Game Boy On Its Way Out

    Nintendo's Harrison Says Game Boy On Its Way Out

    Portable gaming would straight up not exist if it weren’t for Nintendo’s Game Boy. I remember receiving an ORIGINAL model back in 1989 as a gift and I fell in love with it instantly. Tetris, Super Mario Land. Almost every game became an instant classic to me. Now there’s word that Nintendo may retire the Game Boy for good. With increasing popularity surrounding the Nintendo DS… Read More

  • Nicole Kidman Hawking A DS

    Spotted on Perez earlier today, Nicole Kidman is indeed doing a Nintendo DS commercial. Not only is she a terrible actress in this commercial, but the whole thing doesn’t even have an ounce of humor in it. It’s very plain. Shame she went from being such a great actress to this. Acts of De$paration [Perez Hilton] Read More