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  • Goodness Gracious, Another Palm Treo 755p Review: CNET Calls it "Very Good"

    The Palm Treo 755p “drops” this week and CNET already reviewed the damn thing (a nice complement to this video review), giving it the reviewer’s crutch of “very good,” which translates to a 7.3. Truth be told, nothing really stands out about the Sprint smartphone, which is set to replace the now ancient 700p, nor is it a “major overhaul” of the… Read More

  • Helio Ocean First Impressions

    Are you ready for some red hot unboxing action? I know you are. The Ocean from Helio hits the streets later this week but which girlish, excitable bloggers got it first? CG, that’s who. Here are some red hot photos after the jump and expect a video review tomorrow afternoon once we figure out what this monkey can do. Read More

  • Orignal Poker Chip Customizer: Liquor Up Front, Poker In The Rear

    If you play a lot of poker and want to turn your basement into a personal, private casino for your high-rollin’ friends, you’ll want to pick up the The Original Poker Chip Customizer. For $29.95, you get some software for designing your custom logo (with templates or from scratch), high-quality glossy labels and a label-placement jig (in case you’ve got yourself a case of… Read More

  • Mother's Day iPod Giveaway: OMG Wow!

    Well, I didn’t expect it but it looks like you guys pulled it together at the last minute. We’re closing the entries at 12:00PM EST and I’ll post the entrants then, just for kicks, and pick two entrants at random so I can be sure to have these in your hands by Sunday. Here are the rules, to recap. Read More

  • Omelette 1.0 – The First Apple TV Game

    Now that the Apple TV has been out for some time and people have, ah, had their way with it, games are now starting to pop up. Omelette 1.0 is one of the first games to hit the web and it looks pretty decent. Gameplay appears to be similar to a Columns where you move eggs around and match three of the same color. The game is a simple download, but to play it, you’ll need to mod/hack… Read More

  • Comcast CEO Shows Off Dreamy Looks, Insanely Fast Modem

    In my experiences with ISPs, I’ve always found Comcast to be significantly better than Verizon. Now Comcast’s CEO and Prez Brian Roberts is really sticking it to the big V. Yesterday, he showed off a new cable modem that’s capable of downloading at an astounding 150 megabits/sec and uploading at…well, the report doesn’t say, but it sure as hell better be faster… Read More

  • Game Boy XP PC

    The Nintendo Game Boy. The pinnacle of portable gaming. Now though the original Game Boy no longer lives on, some crafty Japanese DIYer cooked up this PC inside an original Nintendo Game Boy. The A and B buttons have been replaced with indicator-lights and the cartridge slot is now a CF reader. The CF card that it comes with has Windows XP pre-installed so you can log on right away. Most… Read More

  • Next King of Fighters Arcade Screens Leaked

    Mmmm I’m not sure how I feel about another 3D King of Fighters, but I’ll let SNK slide this time around. This new incarnation of the hit 2D-fighting game will be heading to arcades sometime this summer. Dubbed King of Fighters: Maximum Impact Regulation, the game uses Taito’s Type X2 PC-based machine, which greatly improves upon graphics and sound. Read More

  • Old Media Declares War on New Media, Doesn't Want You to Enjoy Tech on Your Terms

    Shock: several “old media” companies—the likes of Time Warner, Viacom and News Corp.—now view “new media” companies like Google as direct threats to their livelihoods. In essence, “old media” wants you to stop having fun using the Internet, streaming content on demand, time shifting with TiVo and place shifting with Sling because you’re… Read More

  • 1 Trillion Pixels In A Picture

    Just when you thought that 10-megapixel point-and-shoot you got was the hot stuff, in comes Aperio and its 1 trillion-pixel image. Aperio normally works with medical imaging, which requires extreme detail and precision in pictures to detect ailments in the body. The 4GB size limit on the TIFF file-format was too small for these gents, so they went ahead and created BigTIFF and cast it into… Read More

  • Treo 755p Officialized It’s official, Palm freaks, the Treo 755p has landed. A quick rundown on the specs are as follows: 320 x 320 display, 321MHz XScale processor, miniSD memory card slot (up to 4GB), 128MB of RAM, EV-DO Rev. 0 (umm…Rev. A is around), 1600mAh Li-Ion battery, Bluetooth 1.2 (WTF!!!), 1.3 megapixel camera, and runs Palm OS 5.4.9. Sprint users get… Read More

  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Extreme Audio Notebook

    Aside from having one of the longest product names I’ve seen in weeks, this new Creative card looks like a pretty useful little utility for your laptop. If you want some seriously good sound to come from your notebook, better slap this ExpressCard in it. It offers Creative’s X-Fi Crystallizer, which offers stunningly detailed sound that truly lives up beyond the hype of a name. Read More

  • Xbox Live Spring Update Now Available

    Listen up, you Halo musketeers. Xbox Live’s spring update has been rolled out and a lot of you will welcome most of the updates. To receive the update, log out of XBL completely, wait a few moments or an hour tops, and then log back in to start receiving the patch. One of the new features included is Live Messenger integration so you can talk with people on MSN Live or Windows… Read More

  • T-Mobile Loves Your Mom

    T-Mobile <3’s Mom so much we’ll be getting unlimited messaging all day on Mother’s Day, May 13. In case you’re feeling festive and/or creative T-Mo has also launched the ‘Stick Together’ site to help give you some ideas if you think SMS’s are lame. Print a sign or frame and spice up that picture message. Love you, Mom! Stick Together Read More

  • Daily Crunch: Ping-Pong with Monkeys Edition

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  • Google Reader for Your Wii

    Google has launched a Wii specific Google Reader for your favorite RSS feeds and the new UI makes use of all the Wii controller buttons. This makes me Wii Wii in my pants. Excuse me while I go and change. In the meantime check out the tips and tricks: * up/down: scroll up/down
    * right/left: next/previous item
    * 1 button: show subscriptions
    * 2 button: show links When… Read More

  • Microsoft, Apple Work Together…WTF?!

    Hell hath not frozen over, folks. Microsoft, with the help of Apple, released a patch today for Vista users who have been getting corrupted iPods upon ejection. I just about spewed my drank all over my screen when I read this quote from Vista product manager Nick White: “The long and short of it is this: Apple and Windows have partnered together to ensure a great experience in using… Read More

  • Pioneer 8th-gen HDTV Kicks Out 20,000:1 Ratio

    Pioneer has announced the ‘World’s best flat screen TV’ and I’m pretty sure they have some oomph to back that up. The Project Kuro TV line-up has black levels that are 80% deeper than before with a true contrast ratio of 20,000:1. OK? The blacker the background the brighter everything else is. Get it? Good. Why didn’t anyone think of that before?! The… Read More

  • Sony Ericsson Unveils the Complete Mobile Office, P1

    Sony Ericsson unveiled the P1 today in the hopes that it will bring the smartphone pioneer back to the top. SE is touting the P1 as a complete mobile office with features like push email, web browsing apps, GPRS, UMTS, and WiFi(802.11b). The P1 packs a one-two-punch with a Symbian OS and UIQ 3.0. Most of those features are great, but what makes it a complete mobile office? For starters, there is… Read More

  • MSN Live Messenger on XBox 360 Tomorrow

    Want to talk to everyone, all the time? Just turn on your 360 and start chatting away. As part of the XBox Spring Update, the 360 will be compatible with Live Messenger and will be able to chat with desktop and mobile Live users. You can use a USB keyboard or the 360 keypad add-on, which is hitting the streets “very soon.” When are you getting it? May 9, baby. Tomorrow. Product Page Read More