• Rumor: Taiwan's Wintek to Supply iPod Touchscreens

    Although declining to comment, Taiwanese electonics manufacturer Wintek has allegedly been chosen to supply the touchscreens for the still-rumored new video iPods shipping this fall. This information comes from sources along Wintek’s supply chain and the fact that Wintek cited customer confidentiality as the reason for not commenting on the matter might be a good sign that it’s… Read More

  • Philadelphia Reader Meetup & Blogging Conference

    Tomorrow is Thursday, which marks the start of the two-day BlogPhiladelphia conference in Philadelphia, PA. I’ll be speaking tomorrow at 9:30am on a panel and it should be a lot of good, clean fun. Afterwards, anyone in NJ, DE, or PA who wants to meet up is more than welcome to. I figured we could all meet at a bar and have some drinks, talk tech, etc. If you’re interested, shoot me… Read More

  • New Face-Recognizing Cameras in August

    Samsung has just announced two upcoming digital cameras dubbed the L730 and L830. The cameras will be 7-megapixels and 8-megapixels, respectively, and will feature Samsung’s Intelligent Face Recognition — a new type of technology that automagically identifies and focuses in on people’s faces. Video capture mode will operate in four different quality settings ranging from 320… Read More

  • The Tastiest Video Game You'll See All Day

    Meet Mario. He’s a plumber who picks up random coins he finds and sits around all day taking mushrooms and picking fights with some dude named Bowser. That Mario can be sort of a deadbeat. This Mario can be very delicious. You see, he’s a Mario made out of individual cupcake squares with flavored frosting. He is delicious (and certainly not nutritious), just the way we like… Read More

  • Kenwood Introduces Two Standalone SACD Players

    Though SACD isn’t the most popular format, it certainly has its fans. And that’s pretty much all you need to sell a product. The product and people who want to buy your product – it’s all quite simple. Kenwood’s X-Z7 and X-Z9 SACD players pack updated features and a lot of power. Both players feature WMA and MP3 compatibility, meaning you can just burn a CD full… Read More

  • Google Mashing Up Maps Mashups

    You can use the GasBuddy.com mapplet to find local gas prices Let’s face it. Google Maps is really good. It’s so good, that over 50,000 people have created their own personal versions of Google’s mapping service. You can check gas prices, find a Starbucks and even find cheap beer all by using Google Maps. mashed up with user data. Now Google is taking advantages of what… Read More

  • BitLord Interviews Brokep From TPB

    http://www.viddler.com/player/fb74cdfd/ Just came across this fantastic interview that BitLord conducted with Brokep from The Pirate Bay. In the interview, the head of the world’s most popular Bit Torrent tracker discusses spreading piracy, profits and piracy, and lots more. Brokep discusses how over 50% of all torrents originate from The Pirate Bay and how free use of files and… Read More

  • LG VX8550: The Chocolate Strikes Again, Does Better This Time

    Verizon Wireless have no reason for iPhone envy now that the new version of the LG Chocolate is here, the LG VX8550. LG listened to our numerous complaints regarding the original Chocolate’s lame touch-sensitive buttons and has replaced the navigation “buttons” with a click wheel-like interface. So no more swearing up and down to get the phone to cooperate. Other… Read More

  • Spykee Spy Robot – The Best Peeping Tom Ever

    That robot in Rocky IV sucks. You know the one I’m talking about. It just cracked crappy jokes and brought people beer – kind of like Peter. Now that it’s 2007, the Spykee Spy Robot is the new hotshot robot in town. This bad boy comes with tank treads, WiFi, a camera, and microphone so you can conduct your own Barbara Walters interviews without risk of botox juice squirting… Read More

  • iPhoneDrive Makes iPhone A Hard Drive

    Your iPhone is sweet! It takes pictures! It surfs the net! Wow! If only you could get your data off it with ease and throw music, pictures and other files on it with the same program. Lucky you, there’s iPhoneDrive. This small $9.95 application for OS X has a simple, easy-to-use UI that lets you copy files to and from the iPhone. Yes, it’s simple and looks like it took 10 minutes… Read More

  • Harvard Really Hates The RIAA

    Recently, an article was published in a monthly newsletter at Harvard Law called “Universities to RIAA: Take a Hike.” If the title isn’t a complete giveaway, the article details how the RIAA is bullying students in college into lawsuits for file-sharing. Harvard feels that a university’s duty is to follow its own mission, not to cater as messenger for the messenger to… Read More

  • Wireless Industry In For A Shake Up

    FCC Chairman Kevin Martin has a dream. He envisions an America where the 700MHz spectrum that’s being auctioned off soon goes to the people, not a company full of rules and restrictions. Gone are the days of locked phones and lengthy contracts. Instead we all live in a place where any device can be used to tap into a mobile broadband network. Rock and Roll Fantasy aside, it would be great… Read More

  • Top 10 Most Beautiful Cellphones

    Some say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Although that may be true to some extent, there’s no denying that some cellphones out there look a lot better than others. Fosfor Gadgets has composed a list of the top 10 most beautiful cellphones and the results are more than suitable. The list begins with the Nokia 8800 Sirocco and moves into the Helio Ocean. As you move past a… Read More

  • XBox Chatpad Outed, Will Cost $30, Available Sept. 4

    XBox360Fanboy found the product page for the mini XBox360 Chatpad, the little device that will fit under your gamepad and let you type messages to your friends and neighbors. It will cost $30, will be available on September 4, and that’s all we know right now. Product Page Read More

  • Sorry, Sony: Girls May Suck But PS2 Probably Sucks More At This Point

    Nick at TC found some weird Sony PS2 ads that came out in India which essentially say that your girlfriend sucks and that you should play your PS2. While the concept is clever and edgy, I think the message isn’t quite as clear as it could be. Perhaps they should have a young man with his girlfriend tied up in a box while he plays God of War. Why stop at low-level misogyny when you… Read More

  • Don't Worry, Kids, the Sidekick 4 is Coming

    The Sidekick 4 AKA the Shuriken looks like it might beat down that ugly Zante and make it lick its jet-black boots. The guys at Hiptop3 have found mention of a 3-inch widescreen Sharp device with 1.3-megapixel camera and MicroSD slot. Looks like it’s going to hit the US next Christmas, although it could drop earlier as there is some mention of Germany in there. Sidekick 4 aka the… Read More

  • Could Microsoft Knock Off Yahoo To Become Google's Biggest Competitor?

    As much as I would have thought such a post title would have been absurd a week ago, it could happen. According to the latest search market share figures released by Compete, MSN/ Live increased its market share by 67% from May to June 2007, putting Microsoft’s share of search at 13.2% behind Yahoo at 19.6% and Google on 62.7%. Over the year, Microsoft’s search traffic is up… Read More

  • When JP Morgan Talks, People Shouldn't Listen: No iPhone Nano

    JP Morgan has retracted Kevin Chang’s, statement about an iPhone Nano coming like in five days and it will have like so many cool things like maybe a phone that makes free phone calls to like your friends and that it will run on T-Mobile and have a cool file browser and let you put your own ringtones on it and it will have three screens, one on the top so you can see who’s calling… Read More

  • Teh.Be$T.Kommenter.Evar

    Now it’s time for three comments from today that stood ever so slightly above all the rest. Congratulations mroach, Leo, and David! Your nimble fingers and keen attention to updated RSS feeds have earned each of you a brief blip in the limelight. mroach doesn’t say much but when he does speak, the world listens. It’s spelled ‘Vodafone’ Read More

  • CrunchArcade From E3: Microsoft Gets the Game, No Price Cut Announced for Xbox 360

    It’s that time of year again… well, actually it should have been that time of year two months ago, but at any rate E3 has arrived. The Electronic Entertainment Expo is the Mecca for all things video game related. This year the show has moved from the hustle and bustle of downtown Los Angels for the more serene setting of sea-side Santa Monica. The show is smaller and more intimate but… Read More

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