• DJ Hero track list: 100 songs, 93 mash-ups

      Here you go – the official list of mash-ups that’ll appear in DJ Hero when it becomes available on October 27th. These are apparently all original, not-available-anywhere-else mixes. Read More

  • Fukitorimushi: Panasonic's creepy cleaning robot (video)

    The so-called Fukitorimushi (“wipe-up bug” in Japanese), a cleaning robot of a very special kind, has been around for quite a while now. But what was showcased recently during a tech exhibition in Tokyo was the newest version. And the thing is still creepy as hell. Read More

  • Augmented Reality example at CEATEC

    Augmented reality is all the new buzz, I guess. I don’t know, because I only have an iPhone 3G — mine’s missing that important “S” indicating it’s the new model on which augmented reality can actually execute. But at CEATEC today I saw some Sekai Camera examples in the real world. My experience wasn’t entirely positive: find out why. Read More

  • Geo-Fashion Comes To The iPhone With StyleCaster's Clothing Recommendation App

    Interactive fashion community StyleCaster has launched an iPhone app that answers the age-old questions that many women (and men) ask themselves when they wake up in the morning: “What’s the weather outside?” and “What should I wear?” StyleCaster’s free iPhone app pulls in a weather feed and will give you the recommendations of styled “looks”… Read More

  • HTC HD2! United States! Q1 2010!

    Bam! There we were complaining that it would likely be a long time before the mind-blowingly gorgeous HTC HD2 showed its face stateside, and SlashGear managed to get a date out of them. According to HTC CEO Peter Chou, we should see this hit the shores sometime in Q1 of 2010. Sure, it’ll still be a few months before that vague 3-month window even begins — and the damn thing is… Read More

  • UberNES may be the greatest screen saver since Johnny Castaway

    Be still my beating heart. The UberNES Nintendo Screen Saver displays a grid of multiple working NES games when your computer is idle. Leave it be, and you’ll see all the various demos running at once. Hit the spacebar and you can actually start playing the games. Tears of joy, my friends. Tears of joy. Read More

  • HTC announces the HD2 (aka Leo)…for Europe

    You win some, you lose some. In this case, the European mobile market is the winner of HTC’s newest handset, the HD2 (previously known as Leo), while the US is s#^% out of luck…for the time being. Read More

  • Box.net Acquires Increo Solutions To Expand Document Collaboration And Sharing

    Silicon Valley based Box.net, a cloud storage and document sharing startup, has acquired Increo Solutions, the makers of Backboard and embedit.in products. Both startups share an investor, Draper Fisher Jurvetson. The deal was briefly announced today on the Increo blog and then deleted. But a Box.net page talking about the acquisition remains live. The acquisition was closed in August. I spoke… Read More

  • Oops! Verizon's two Android phones get caught on camera

    Duhwaaaah? Verizon was workin’ all hard this morning to ensure that no one slipped up and mentioned any names when it came to the devices that would emerge from the VZW/Google partnership. Then, not even an hour later, they put a picture of Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam holding two separate devices in their own press release. Bloops! Read More

  • Western Digital addes e-ink displays and excitment to external hard drives

    Have you ever wished your 1TB external hard drive would have a little screen on the outside, friend? Well, it’s your lucky day because Western Digital’s new line of My Book Elite and My Book Studio has just that: a 12-character e-ink screen. But act fast, everyone is going to want this! Read More

  • Karaoke startup PureSolo supercharges marketing with X Factor deal

    [UK] PureSolo, a UK startup which has developed an online music store which lets people record and share their own versions of well-known tracks, will this week launch a special service with hit UK TV show The X Factor, the American Idol-like show. The branded version for the official website will let fans record themselves singing to all those cheesy tracks the show’s contestants are… Read More

  • Robots add new arsenal in their war against humanity: singing!

    Way back in March I wrote about the HRP-4C robot that walks and talks. At CEATEC today I saw this thing in person. And now it sings! Watch the video! Read More

  • GSM Palm Pixi makes an early appearance

    Rumor has it that Palm’s second webOS-powered device, the Pixi, is dropping October 20 on Sprint. However, just cause we hear speculation about the CDMA version doesn’t mean its GSM cousin wants to be left out in the cold. Read More

  • Tweetmeme Adds Analytics To Make Sense Of Twitter Links

    As Twitter grows, with an estimated 50 million+ live accounts, it is increasingly becoming an important source of traffic for many Websites. But getting a handle on how much traffic it is actually delivering, where it is coming from, and the viral nature of that traffic is a real challenge. Today, “social media experts” everywhere can rejoice because Tweetmeme is launching… Read More

  • Toshiba makes those yet-to-be-commercialized mini fuel cells smaller

    Fuel cells, those electrochemical conversion devices, which are supposed to make the lives of gadget freaks easier, are still a hot topic in the alternative energy sector even though the technology hasn’t penetrated the mass market yet. Toshiba, for example, has been experimenting with fuel cells for quite some time now. And the company has now announced the development of a fuel-cell… Read More

  • Gateway EC18T 11.6-inch tablet photos trickle out for all to see

    Ah, mysterious Gateway tablet. Were you not leaked to Engadget by an anonymous tipster, we may not even be talking about you. But your lack of pricing and availability makes you an enigma wrapped in a riddle wrapped in a mystery. Read More

  • Sony Ericsson partners with Comverse for visual voicemail

    Earlier this morning Comverse announced a new partnership with Sony Ericsson to bring visual voicemail to future SE handsets. Ever since a certain mobile device (hint: starts with “i” and ends with “phone”) hit the mobilesphere, consumers have been clamoring for visual voicemail on other cell phones / carriers. Slowly, but surely, the incredibly convenient feature has… Read More

  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Review: It Still Sucks.

    Windows Mobile 6.5, we wanted to love you. We wanted you to come along and wash away the past, whisking away all signs of the antiquated 6.1 we’ve grown so tired of ragging on. We went into this review with the full hopes of emerging with a generally positive outlook. Sorry, Windows Mobile 6.5 – it’s just not going to happen. Read More

  • Xpenser Is The TripIt For Expense Tracking

    There’s no easy way of going around the tedious task of tracking your expenses and reimbursements. Especially if you are a freelancer or consultant, you end up investing an inordinate amount of time separating receipts and credit card statements for clients and then creating an expense report most often a week after the expenses took place. Startup Xpenser is hoping to help… Read More

  • Wow, Here's Something No One Will Ever Use

    I love my inbox in the morning. There’s always at least one zinger that makes me think, wow, that’s something no one will ever use! Today’s contestant is Phanfare and Hewlett Packard. In a move that reminds me of this painful memory, the two have paired to create an iPhone app that lets people print photos on their iPhone to networked HP printers via the Phanfare Photon app. Read More

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