Logitech Noise Canceling HeadphonesWhen I travel, which fortunately is not very often, I wear my earbuds all the time, except when going through security (I learned the hard way.) On the plane, blasting -- let's say, the new "Mika" -- helps keep me in the zone, but should I want to snooze, earbuds aren't going to save me
So theseLogitech Noise Canceling Headphones With SilentSound- high-parametric noise canceling technology and custom-fit ear cushions, are EXACTLY what I........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 6/17/2007 6:25:11 AM)
Computer guide may boost security testingProviding strong security for complex federal information systems is a challenging job. But now theres a new version of a draft guide* for assessing the effectiveness of security of controls in federal information systems from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that aims to make the job easier. The content of the new guide is expected to be incorporated into automated tools that support the information security programs........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 6/10/2007 8:04:36 PM)
Latest Olympus Digital CamerasSource:www.olympus.co
Olympus has just announced the upcoming release of a wide range of new digital cameras designed to fit the needs of amateur photographers
The "FE" series of cameras are basically advanced point and shoots with favorable price points and a myriad of features. These pocketable cameras seem outstanding, if they live up to the manufacturer's claims
The least expensive model, the FE 210, allows the use........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 5/23/2007 5:24:57 PM)
More Reason why Smartphones and PDAs Will Eventually Do it All(image source
If it isn't obvious that today's smartphones and PDAs pack in more features than their predecessors, it's time to pull your head out of the sand. Obviously, smartphonesource and PDAs like the O2 Xda Atom Life are definitely better than the 9300 Communicatsource. Aside from boasting deeper feature sets, these newer gadgets are better at traditional things, such as sending texts or handling calls
As manufacturers........Go to the Cell-phone-blog (Added on 5/21/2007 10:12:42 AM)
Mobile Phone Memory Card with Record Storage CapacitySeoul, Korea - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor technology solutions, yesterday announced that it has developed an 8Gigabyte (GB) microSD (Secure Digital) memory card, a size optimal for today's multimedia mobile phones. Featuring the highest capacity today for a microSD card, the new fingernail-sized card is capable of storing 2,000 MP3 music files, 4,000 digital photos, or approximately 5 DVD-quality........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 5/21/2007 10:06:32 AM)
Dell Sued for Unfair Sales PracticesDell, the second biggest PC maker has been dragged to court by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, accusing it of making false promises to customers to increase sales.
The lawsuit filed in Albany County Supreme Court accuses Dell and Dell Financial Services LP of fraud, false advertising and deceptive business practices including offering misleading financing terms, rebates and other benefits but ultimately sticking them with high........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 5/21/2007 9:20:00 AM)
See You in the Virtual WorldI love traveling through virtual worlds. The first one I remember online was a haunted house that you had to find your way through. Very cool! Now you can join a virtual world where you can connect and even chat with other people in the virtual world
They are a lot like the real world in that you can buy and sell things and meet people. You can go shopping and play dress up. Visit friends in their virtual homes and go do things together,........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 5/13/2007 3:16:20 PM)
Fridge Message MagnetIf you have a big family with older kids, the fridge becomes the unofficial hub of the house. After all, it does have all the food in it and artwork on it, not to mention messages.
The Fridge Message Magnet eliminates the need for pen and post-its as it uses voice recording to get your message across. The buttons are designed as picture frames so you can push a button and tell a family member or your whole family that you won't be home........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 5/13/2007 3:14:15 PM)
The Treo 680, 750, or 755pWe've already talked about OtterBoxes before. And these really tough, pocket-bulging cases follow military specifications, meaning they're designed to protect a smartphone or PDA even under very hostile conditions. Despite the strong layers of protection hOtterbox still allows access to most of the gadget's functions. Think of it as a locked vault that lets you spend the money inside. Something like that
Treo fans who want to........Go to the Cell-phone-blog (Added on 5/13/2007 3:12:12 PM)
Alcatel OT-E805aThe E805a has dedicated music keys and reasonably good looks in an inexpensive and compact package. This GSM handset is configured for the North American market, and as such supports the 850 and 1900MHz bands.........Go to the Cell-phone-blog (Added on 5/7/2007 8:30:48 PM)
If Clocky Doesn't Get You Up, Nothing WillSee Clocky. Clocky is an alarm clock. Give Clocky more than one snooze. See Clocky's wheels start turning. See Clocky run. Run after Clocky. Now you are awake.
All right, enough of this Dick and Jane talk. Yet Clocky is a real product that does everything that I have said. You might be the type that needs something to be running around the room before you will get out of bed. I know I am. Putting your alarm across the room may not help,........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 5/7/2007 8:19:33 PM)
Free Canon Digital Photo GuidebookSource:www.canon.co
You can never have enough photographic reference material at your disposal and when it's free that's an additional incentive........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 5/7/2007 7:51:58 PM)
Limited Edition Watch Honors 1970 Monte Carlo RallyeAs one who has driven thousands of miles, some in competition, on snow and ice and combinations of both, I can appreciate why the 1970 Monte Carlo Rallye became legendary. What made the notoriously tricky course even tougher was that while there was no snow, it was littered with icy patches that appeared at the most difficult moments. Bjorn Waldegaard drove and Lars Helmer navigated their Porsche 911 S to victory in this famous contest.........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 4/29/2007 8:44:41 AM)
New ways of fighting spamFighting spam in not a chore for the slow-thinkers. As spammers adapt swiftly, so must the fighters, and HexView says there could be a good statistical chance to significantly lower amount of spam.
I love it when people are being intelligent, and best of all, I love it when they use it to make something good anHexView recently published a paper explaining how good old statistics can help us 'dramatically reduce spam'. The technique........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 4/24/2007 8:50:18 PM)
MediaReady Bling PlayerThere are some ways to pretend you are a rich person (don't know why would you want to do that) and one of them is wearing fake bling bling jewelry or devices, with this in mind MediaReady has presented its Bling Bling Player that features lots of shiny things + faux jewels and crystals
I bet they are thinking something along the lines of - if you can't beat other devices of the same kind of the technical features, beat them on the........Go to the Cell-phone-blog (Added on 4/24/2007 8:46:46 PM)
Wi-Fi, mobile phones and honeyNext week may be challenging for British GPs.We are going to be asked if it is "safe" to have Wi-Fi installations in schools and at home. And, for good measure, there may be some questions about mobile phones and bees.The silly season is not yet upon us but Sunday is a difficult day for newspaper scoops, and so there is always a slight air of "silliness". Headline stories are run for one day, but then disappear without trace.Today, the........Go to the Cell-phone-blog (Added on 4/23/2007 11:20:44 PM)
Hyperdog Ball LauncherReHyperdog Tennisball Launcher we showed you nearly two years ago? Well, this slingshot-looking contraption is just like that, only four times more powerful and at least ten times wackier
The appropriaHyperdog Ball Launcher launches tennis balls up to 220 feet at speeds that I hope are safe for dogs and innocent passersby. Made of surgical tubing, it has a collapsible arm for easy storage and some sort of "hands-free pickup for a........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 4/18/2007 10:53:00 PM)
Will the New iPod Fuel a Vlog Revolution?I was a little bummed to see Apple's announcement of the new 30GiPod becaiPod Nano arrived on Monday! While the Nano is cool, I was a bit disappointed with the capacity. Mine only loaded 678 songs. I guess I've got too many long songs in my music library. That must mean I need one of the new iPods to add to my collection
The new iPods look great. However, I'm not sure one of the big benefits being touted, the ability to watch Desperate........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 4/17/2007 10:05:12 PM)
Astute Advances Waterfall Plasma TVIf I ever become a James Bond villain, and set up one of those giant lairs with the big screens, I want the Waterfall Plasma TV to display my plan for World Domination. Once I capture Bond, I'll proceed to tell him my diabolical scheme with my 42 to 60 inch screen. And then I guess I'll put him in a prison so he can bust out and stop me later.
This product by Astute Advances is a definite luxury item, and I'm certain it is quite........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 4/11/2007 10:04:16 PM)
Butterfly Cell PhoneNever underestimate what a 15-year-old can do. After all, a fifteen-year-old wrote the hit fantasy novel Eragon (and had nothing to do with the movie). Andrew Kim is that awkward where he comes up design concepts that are sheer genius.
The Butterfly Cell Phone has a weather indicator and Wi-Fi. Kim has done his homework and put in a AMOLED touchscreen that puts the iPhone to shame.
Someone better hurry up and hire this guy before the........Go to the Cell-phone-blog (Added on 4/11/2007 10:01:57 PM)
Computers Emit As Much Carbon Dioxide As AviationDid you ever think how much do you contribute to the greenhouse gases emissions while using your personal computer? How much did the global emissions increase with every computer manufactured
Every single computer requires about 1.8 tonnes of chemicals, fossil fuels and water for its manufacture. And once in use, it emits about 0.1 tonne of carbon dioxide in a year
According to a research, computers generate an estimated 35 million........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 6/13/2007 3:04:36 PM)
Evacuation software finds best way to routeYi-Chang Chiu wants to move people efficiently lots of people, millions of people in response to a terrorist attack or natural disaster.
Suppose, for instance, that a disaster occurred in Southern California and suddenly 700,000 vehicles headed for the Arizona border" How would transportation officials generate the best traffic management strategy to cope with the traffic".
One very good option would be to use the computer simulation........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 6/13/2007 9:41:25 AM)
Easy to "Shuffle" and Travel!Want to hit the road without damaging the Ipod Shuffle? How about keeping the earbuds from tangling and strangling you? Manage both Shuffle and earbuds with a functional and cute plastic case that also doubles as a key fob and church-key. Now that's taking multi-tasking to a new level!
Mophie is something different since it's designed by creative doodling
Problem sol it's a protective case for the Shuffle, keychain, earbud........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 6/8/2007 5:21:09 PM)
Hands-free IWalkBroad wristwatches, Big sunglasses, Big necklaces, Big bags, etc. are making fashion statement these days.
Big bangs and unusual has become my choice too, like iWalk. Oh! I havent told you yet what is iWalk. Actually iWalk will set your hands free while holding your iPod smartly in a slot in headphones. Moreover you wont have to take out iPod as iWalk allows you to access the scroll wheel without taking the iPod from the slot.
The........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 5/23/2007 4:59:51 PM)
The Turbo.264 Accelerates Video Conversion for Apple TVWatch a lot of video via iPod or Apple TV? Apparently you're trapped in a world of slow conversioElgato Systems would have you believe. Elgato's newest prodturbo.264, a USB stick and some software that decreases the time of conversion of video files to the H.264 (hence the name) MP4 standard that you can play on iPods or Apple TV. The turbo.264 is Mac-only (bummer) and can decrease conversion time by a factor for four for Intel machines........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 5/21/2007 10:06:14 AM)
Google's spider goes universalGoogle Inc., online search leader, started showing videos on its main results page Wednesday along with photos, books and other content previously separated into different categories. In line with said universal approach, Google's search engine results will begin rolling out more than just a series of links and snippets pointing to other Web sites
In a press release, it was noted that the videos will be shown on Google's results........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 5/21/2007 9:11:25 AM)
The value of Social NetworksThere are so many social networks out there these days that it is getting impossible to use them all without having to quit your job or close your office, unleMichael Arrington, of course. Social networks can be divided in two main categories : the general ones and the ones with a specific purpose or topic. The general ones are myspace, hyves and such. The ones about a specific topic are everywhhelping out good causes, to religions, finding the........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 5/13/2007 3:16:25 PM)
Free Easy To Use Digital Image EditorSource:www.scanhelp.co
Are you intimidated by complex digital image editing programs?
If not my hat is off to you, but if you are, welcome to the club
As is the case with most things, you have to crawl before you can walk, and even if you have a sophisticated, or at least mid-level graphics program you may want to cut your teeth on something with fewer options
There's no need to sacrifice quality with a simple program, all........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 5/13/2007 3:16:17 PM)
Microsoft Reclusa Gaming KeyboardWell, you've got to like the name of this new Gaming Keyboard by Microsoft. It's called the Reclusa, which is Latin for: "to make oneself into a recluse".
This is one of several gaming keyboards that are coming out. Considering that World of Warcraft is at the six million mark and counting, there is definitely a demand. I'm not really sure what makes the Reclusa or other gaming keyboards any different from your average........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 5/13/2007 3:14:12 PM)
Sony Ericsson T250 - Leader of mobile gadgetsLondon, UK - 'Simple sophistication' sums up the Sony Ericsson T250, announced yesterday. The stylish metal finish of this compact phone gives it a premium feel that up until now has been the preserve of high end models. Add to this a feature set that makes it easy to stay connected, either with friends or the latest news, and you have the perfect partner for keeping in-touch with style.........Go to the Cell-phone-blog (Added on 5/13/2007 3:12:05 PM)
Kingston Launches AMBER Alert USB DriveAn interestingAMBER Alert, which is the community watch equivalent for abducted children: a USB drive, made by Kingston, where you can store a whole mess of information about your child (biographical data, vital stats, relatives, places where they hang out, where they go online, etc.) in one location. AMBER Alert Child ID Kit, it's $29.95, but only works for one child at a time (of course). One thing that the drive's promo page........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 5/7/2007 7:52:04 PM)
Nokia 5700: The Nokia 3250 and 5300's ChildIt becomes obvious that smartphones and PDAs have been around a bit when we see new models bearing resemblance to their parents. In the case of the Nokia 5700 XpressMusic, it's obvious that with its twisting form factor and styling, we're looking at the chNokia 3250 and 5300
This kid is musically oriented, similar to its parents. Like the 3250, the 5700 has a keypad that twists to reveal dedicated playback controls. And Nrecently........Go to the Cell-phone-blog (Added on 4/29/2007 8:44:57 PM)
Length of Latest Carbon Nanotube ArraysUC engineering researchers have developed a novel composite catalyst and optimal synthesis conditions for oriented growth of multi-wall CNT arrays. And right now they lead the world in synthesis of extremely long aligned carbon nanotube arrays.
UC's carbon nanotube arrays stack up.
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are of great interest because of their outstanding mechanical, electrical and optical properties. Intense research has been undertaken........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 4/25/2007 9:25:29 PM)
Nintendo Wii On ChromeIf you are a serious Nintendo Wii fan and would like to make your favorite gaming device look better than normal, check out the new Wii Chrome CI-Case
As the name suggests and as you can see on the image, the Wii will have a total different look with this replacement case, besides chrome there will also be crystal black and blue colors available. If you are really interested in buying I-Case take note that it costs $38 and don't forget........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 4/24/2007 8:49:07 PM)
Video Memory Card RecorderTired of missing your favorite TV shows
Tired of never having enough time to watch TV recordings or movies at home
Are you always on the goSanDisk V-Mate is the answer! Really easy to use, the SanDisk V-Mate is a video memory card recorder; which captures video content from an analog source directly onto a flash memory card. The source can be any composite video source, such as a
- Cable/Satellite/Terrestrial Set-Top Box
- DVD........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 4/24/2007 8:49:03 PM)
Emporia delivers simple cellphonesOne complaint that I hear from many of my friends is that cellphones are too complicated. Those users who don't need fancy animations and extra applications will be thrEmporia is rolling out a couple of handsets that strip out all of the unnecessary fluff from the modern cellphone. These simplified phones are marketed towards senior citizens, but they will appeal to anyone who just wants "a phone and nothing else.
The emporiaLife is a........Go to the Cell-phone-blog (Added on 4/24/2007 8:46:36 PM)
Theory predicts aging process in DVDsPolymer glasses are versatile plastics widely used in applications ranging from aircraft windshields to DVDs. Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed a theory that predicts how these materials age. The theory also explains why motions at the molecular level can have macroscopic consequences.
"Glasses, including polymer glasses, are essentially frozen liquids," said Kenneth S. Schweizer, the G. Ronald and Margaret H. Morris........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 4/23/2007 10:20:24 PM)
AppleTV: Now available and hackableLooks like the lonAppleTV came out while I was away last month. From what my friends have said, it's as good or better than advertised, with one small problem: only a 40 GB hard drive comes with this beautiful little machine. Oh how I wish I could easily upgrade to a larger hard drive...
Wish no longer, as thWeaknees have come up with a deliciou160GB drop-in hard drive. VERY cool! It even includes some simple to follow instructions.........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 4/15/2007 11:35:49 AM)
Virus-size 'Nanolamps'To help light up the nanoworld, a Cornell interdisciplinary team of researchers has produced microscopic "nanolamps" -- light-emitting nanofibers about the size of a virus or the tiniest of bacteria.
In a collaboration of experts in organic materials and nanofabrication, researchers have created one of the smallest organic light-emitting devices to date, made up of synthetic fibers just 200 nanometers wide (1 nanometer is one-billionth of a........Go to the Computer-blog (Added on 4/11/2007 10:25:37 PM)
The Nokia N95 Jumps the Pond(image from NokiaFlasthe launch of the Nokia N95 in Europe, the Finnish manufacturer's latest do-it-all gadget is now available in America for $750
The jaw-dropping sticker price is due in part of American service operators' unwillingness to subsidize the Symbian S60 smartphone. The apparent lack of models supported by a two-year contract continues to be Nokia's weakness in the North American market, despite its clear........Go to the Gadget-blog (Added on 4/11/2007 10:04:13 PM)