Posted by dnovak on October 2, 2012 ·
If you use multiple monitors for gaming or multi-tasking, the new DisplayPort-to-DVI Dual-Link Adapter by Accell is your ticket to simplicity. The USB-powered device plugs into your PC’s DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort, and then into either a Single or Dual-Link DVI, providing up to 2560×1600 WQXGA and HDTV resolution over multiple screens.
During testing, we experienced outstanding [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 14, 2012 ·
Following the enormous success of the Samsung Galaxy S2, the phone giant has outdone themselves with their third-generation Galaxy S3, which so far has received huge reviews not to mention sales. In fact, according to financials, the Galaxy S III alone has catapulted Samsung into the largest mobile phone manufacturer in the world. While analysts had doubts that Samsung would come out [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 17, 2012 ·
Rovio earlier this week confirmed that it bought the IP for the game Casey’s Contraptions. The company’s founder and CEO Mikael Hed revealed to Finnish TV channel Yle on Friday that the game will have an educational element and revolve around Alex, a curious young boy who loves to build things.
“The quality pressure is high. We want to maintain the high standard Angry Birds fans [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 16, 2012 ·
A company called Rock Out Apps has introduced Slippery Seal, a new App Store game for kids, which offers fun and eco-friendly education. The game follows the exploits of Slippery the Harbor Seal as he swims from San Francisco to Alaska in a side-scrolling adventure. Along the way, the seal finds clams to keep up his strength for the journey home, all the while, fighting off equally hungry [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 2, 2012 ·
When your k9 goes missing, it’s never a good feeling. Let me paint the picture: You run around the neighborhood with an enormous pit in your stomach, whaling his name, which echoes throughout your entire subdivison. Believe me, I’ve been there, and it ain’t no picnic. These are the times when that “teach your dog how to use a cell phone” class would [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 27, 2012 ·
New reports are suggesting that a new “Facebook phone” is being developed by HTC, reminiscent of the Chacha and the Salsa. The first reports of this phone were leaked back in 2010, but were retracted when Facebook denied that it was working on its own smartphone with hardware and software partner HTC. The handsets that were thought to be Facebook phones ended up being unveiled [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 26, 2012 ·
With water-resistance as its selling point, design firm Boombang’s latest creation, the G-Project $69 G-Go Bluetooth speaker has hit the market with a fury. It just became available in Target stores, and is available in three stunning colors. This little baby not only give your portable hi-fi set-up some flair, but it also sound like a speaker that could be significantly more costly.
Posted by dnovak on April 18, 2012 ·
Sprint just announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. The Android 4.0 handset can be pre-ordered today and will be available beginning Sunday, April 22nd for $199.99 with a new two-year agreement.
“Galaxy Nexus is a beautifully designed smartphone that combines the Pure Google experience with the speed of Sprint’s upcoming 4G LTE network,” said Fared Adib, Sprint’s [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 17, 2012 ·
First introduced as the Satarii Star, a movement-tracking dock concept, the product is now being introduced as the Swivl. This gadget can accommodate devices from iPhones and Androids to pocket camcorders, and also features a vertical tilt functionality on top of its 360-degrees of horizontal movement.
Where to Buy: Swivl
This $179 dock rotates and follows [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 16, 2012 ·
Toshiba just announced 3 new tablets in their Excite Android tablet family. The new Excite slates are equipped with thinner and lighter designs, high definition displays and a wide range of ports and features. Toshiba will release a 7.7-inch model, a 10.1-inch model and a 13.3-inch model, and all three slates feature scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass, quad-core NVIDIA Tegra [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 12, 2012 ·
Chrysler’s Mopar division is planning to be the first car manufacturer to eliminate power cords from cars. The company announced its new in-vehicle wireless charging technology, which will be available in the 2013 Dodge Dart.
“At Mopar, we look for every single opportunity to make our customers’ lives easier,”said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC’s [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 10, 2012 ·
You are probably aware of the increasing wireless trend. With all the advancements that have been made, it is not surprising that people want to be online more of the time. However, with all the people switching from wired landline connections to wireless internet, operators will have to do something to counterbalance the lost revenue. Listed below are the four most common ways of regaining [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 4, 2012 ·
The Motorola Droid 4 ($200 with a two-year contract on Verizon) is the latest keyboarded version of the Droid family. And while Droid hasn’t had a big push on the keyboard-style designs, this one takes the grand prize in terms of usability and function.
The Droid 4 reminds you of the Droid Razr, except significantly thicker, measuring in at 2.75 by 4.98 by 0.50-inches. It [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 3, 2012 ·
Microsoft had plans to announce their next-generation Xbox console at the E3 conference this year, but it now looks that it ain’t happenin’. Now, Microsoft is saying, “we can confirm that there will be no talk of new Xbox hardware at E3 or anytime soon.” It’s rumored, though, that Microsoft is currently working on not one but two Xbox consoles that will [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 2, 2012 ·
The joys of Spring. The season makes it so much more comfortable to workout outdoors. And runs on a cool Spring morning…well…there’s nothing better. However, sweaty feet are nothing nice on a hot Spring day run. Your shoes absorb a lot more than you think, and none of it to appealing in the odor category.
The new Adidas Climacool Seduction shoes further extend [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 30, 2012 ·
Rovio just released Angry Birds Space for iOS and Android devices, as well as OS X and Windows PCs. In the fourth major Birds release, gamers get to fling birds on zero-gravity planets while utilizing new gameplay features such as slow-motion and lightspeed destruction.
“This is Rovio at its finest, and we are more than excited to bring Angry Birds Space to all our fans worldwide,” [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 25, 2012 ·
Let me start by saying that this is my new favorite phone. In short, the Maxx is the Droid Razr with an extended battery, and despite that it’s doubled its battery life, the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx still maintains a very slim, attractive, and durable design with the same gorgeous display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and fast Verizon 4G/LTE data speeds like its predecessor. It [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 16, 2012 ·
Speculation is pointing to a Nokia launch of a Windows 8-based tabletin the 4th quarter of this year. The new tablet is believed to have a 10-inch screen and run a dual-core Qualcomm ARM processor. The chip inside is expected to be the Snapdragon S4 Krait.
The Windows 8 device by Nokia is expected to be built by Compal who will be making around 200,000 of them for launch.
Nokia has commented [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 14, 2012 ·
The ancient Anasazi civilization provide the inspiration for Sazzi Toe Motion Footwear, which extends the individual-toed footwear trend seen on the likes of the Vibram Five Fingers to sandals.
“The Anasazi, ancestors to the Hopi people, were truly ahead of their time …” Sazi explains on its website. “Their sandals utilized two toe posts to stabilize their feet [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 9, 2012 ·
If you have a few boxes in your closet full of 3×5 photos, and want to scan them into digital versions, you’ve got a long job staring you in the face. Add the process of also converting the pics into negatives or slides, and you’ll need a whole lot of equipment to accomplish that. That is, unless you have ION Audio’s new iPICS to Go.
The iPics 2 Go from ION Audio uses your [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 7, 2012 ·
The new iPad is here. This is the next generation of Apple’s iOS tablet, and it’s pretty cool. As was rumored, it’s sporting a Retina display, potentially making this the most pixel-packed tablet around. The 9.7-inch screen houses 3.1 million pixels in a 2048 x 1536 arrangement , or about 264 pixels per inch. That’s high-definition at its peak. It’s [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 4, 2012 ·
Not sure I’ve reviewed a tennis racquet with more marketing hype and popularity in the short time it’s been out on the market than the Wilson Juice 108 BLX Tennis Racquet and the Juice BLX family.
The most powerful frame of the new Juice family, the Wilson Juice 108 BLX offers a pretty nice-size sweet spot and is uber-comfortable. It’s larger head equals very good forgiveness, [...]
Posted by dnovak on February 27, 2012 ·
Samsung Nexus Galaxy is the debut smartphone for Android 4.0, designed to show us what Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) is all about, and it gives us a glimpse of this version of the Google operating system, which will serve as a benchmark for future models of phones built around Android.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is dominated by a 4.65 inch diagonal screen, and is great for those that frequently [...]
Posted by dnovak on February 24, 2012 ·
In anticipation of the upcoming Mobile World Congress, LG has already taken the wraps off their newest smartphone, the Optimus 3D Max. The Optimus 3D Max is a true follow-up to the Optimus 3D the company released last year, but with several improvements to 3D technology and multimedia consumption and a slightly redesigned body (for the better).
The LG Optimus 3D Max will sports a 1.2Ghz Dual-Core [...]
Posted by dnovak on February 21, 2012 ·
AT&T has launched the LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Note on its network. The device runs $299.99 with a two-year contract. It sports a huge 5.3-inch screen that displays 1280 x 800 pixels. One of the key features of the Galaxy Note is the included stylus. The stylus is Wacom-based and allows users to interact with the device and scribble notes on the screen on any part of [...]
Posted by dnovak on February 17, 2012 ·
Even though Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has launched and making its way to premium handsets, new rumors suggest that Google is preparing to launch the next major build of its mobile platform as early as next quarter. DigiTimes is saying that Google is likely to launch Android 5.0 (Jelly Bean) in the second quarter. While details are still limited, the report claims Android 5.0 [...]
Posted by dnovak on February 16, 2012 ·
Head adds to its successful YouTek IG line with the Prestige S. It’s tour-level performance will appeal to a wide range of players. Featuring a lighter weight at 10.8 ounces unstrung, this frame features all of the technology of its classic relatives.
The Innegra fibers are integrated into the frame to increase the strength as well as reduce vibration for improved comfort. Combining [...]
Posted by David on February 15, 2012 ·
As well as launching an iPad 3 and a next generation Apple TV, Apple is also believed to be launching a new range of MacBooks. The new models are believed to fall in to the 15 and 17-inch category of the MacBook Pro, but will each be a lot slimmer, just like the smaller MacBook Airs.
Apple’s notebook lineup has received a significant revamp over the past two years, and the introduction [...]
Posted by David on February 14, 2012 ·
Samsung has added a new tablet to its lineup, right before the 2012 Mobile World Congress. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is a new 7-inch tablet similar in size to the original Galaxy Tab. It runs Google’s latest version of Android, however, and features a lot of improvements compared to Samsung’s first tablet.
Highlights include a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 3-megapixel [...]
Posted by David on February 13, 2012 ·
Acer has had the CloudMobile smartphone in the works for sometime, and until now, we didn’t know much about it. The previously unknown CloudMobile smartphone has received the 2012 iF design award, which recognizes an outstanding achievement in design, according to Pocket-lint. The device is the latest flagship handset to come from Taiwanese manufacturer Acer, and it is expected [...]