surfboard

  • First BBX-Powered BlackBerry To Be Called The Surfboard?

    First BBX-Powered BlackBerry To Be Called The Surfboard?

    We've gotten a few discrete glances as what could be RIM's first next-generation BlackBerry in the past, and now we may have a name to go with it. Originally code-named "London," BlackBerryOS reports that the BBX-powered device will henceforth be known as the "Surfboard." Erm, yeah. I"m not thrilled either. As odd as the name may be, it doesn't come completely out of the blue. RIM filed for… Read More

  • I don't need anymore gadgets for Christmas, thank you very much

    I don't need anymore gadgets for Christmas, thank you very much

    To be perfectly honest I haven’t thought about what I’d want for Christmas until now. Like most of us at the Gear, I’m content with the arsenal of gadgets I own. My MacBook (despite my issues with Leopard, which is probably a hardware issue, anyways) is rock solid and perfect for what I do, doesn’t need to be upgraded. My Pentax K100D Super has been my longest running… Read More

  • Surfboard With Two Way Radio and GPS = Vaporware

    Surfboard With Two Way Radio and GPS = Vaporware

    Surfers are a strange bunch and don’t take to gadgets very well. I feel awkward when testing out cameras that strap to my wrist and MP3 players that just get in the way. So the concept of this surfboard makes me apprehensive if I were looking at it from a shaper’s perspective. The radio and GPS units are going to have some girth and that does not bode well for shapers because of the… Read More