• MPJ-101 = Mini projector plus portable media player

    Japanese gadget company Lancerlink today unveiled the MPJ-101 [JP], a mini projector that doubles as a portable media player. People living outside Nippon can order the device here for around $1,000. Read More

  • Man's trebuchet launches 16-pound fireballs through the air with the greatest of ease

    I don’t have the time, patience, carpentry skills, open space, or wherewithal to build my own trebuchet but after seeing Mark Winkler’s “Mongo the Trebuchet” launch a flaming ball of fire across an open field under the cover of darkness, I suddenly have the urge to go to Home Depot with a quick stop at the local Fireball Emporium (or wherever they sell fireballs). Read More

  • CEO Stringer trying to trim Sony's "fat"

    Sony brought in Sir Howard Stringer, a peer of the realm, a few years ago to help turn Sony around. The results, as you’ll note, have been less than staggering. Now, however, Stringer is really going to get the job done and will trim 16,000 jobs and restructure the company in order to bring Sony back to the great heights from which it has fallen. The past decade has been hard on Sony. Read More

  • How to make an iPhone stand out of pencils and rubber bands

    Have you always wanted a desktop stand for your iPhone but you don’t want to pay those outrageous department store prices? If you said – nay, shouted – YES! then let me ask you two additional follow-up questions. Read More

  • OneSeason Raises $3.5 Million For Its Sports Stock Market

    OneSeason, the stock market for sports that lets users invest real money into their favorite athletes, has closed a $3.5 million Series A funding round led by Charles River Ventures. To coincide with the funding, OneSeason has also announced that CRV’s George Zachary will join the company’s Board of Directors. Hot or Not founder James Hong and 49er superstar Ronnie Lott will also… Read More

  • Sanyo announces first round of refreshes to the Xacti camcorder line [Update]

    Sanyo’s compact line of Xacti Dual camcorders was refreshed this morning with five new models. The high-end DMX-HD2000 and DMX-FH11 are the only two that shoot 1080p resolution video. Like Xactis before it, these two also take still photos that are approximately 8 megapixels even when recording video. They can be interpolated up to 12 megapixels as well when not shooting video. Both have… Read More

  • The Dell Adamo not coming until second half of 2009?

    The Internet was abuzz about the Dell Adamo notebook a few days ago. The Apple Macbook Air-killer was finally announced and would hopefully start shipping sometime in a couple of months. That’s not going to happen according to DigiTimes though. Read More

  • Yup, Sirius XM price hike confirmed

    So yeah, that rumored Sirius XM price hike is totally going to happen. Go ahead and call Sirius XM and you’ll get the customer service guy trying to get you to “lock in” your current rates by buying a lifetime subscription. Time to break out the pitchforks. Read More

  • Vertu opens uber-awesome flagship store in Tokyo

    In November 2008, Nokia gave up Japan (where its market share hovered around a mere one percent for years) but now comes back with Vertu Japan [JP], its luxury brand. Vertu today opened a flagship store in Ginza, Tokyo’s upmarket area. Read More

  • T-Mobile rehashes the Sony Ericsson TM506 in Scarlet Red

    Back in September when T-Mobile launched the Sony Ericcson TM506 as their first ever 3G handset, it was a mighty fine lookin’ flip phone – except for that horrible green color. It wasn’t a bad color initially, really. It was kind of like that tattoo you got when you were drunk. At the time, you were like “Green phone?! No one has those! That will be friggin’ awesome! Read More

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