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Review: One Month With the Kindle 3


The Kindle 3 is Amazon’s $139+ eBook reading device that offers Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity to Amazon’s digital eBook store. The new display and constrast is remarkable, its lightweight frame and crisp text will keep you reading treeless for hours on end.

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Apple’s New G5


Keeping the Mac fans in new goodie euphoria, Apple has put out the new G5. Like the iMac of yesteryear, this is an all-in-one machine. Taking it a step further, the computer is now built right into the flat panel display itself. This version comes in 1.6 or 1.8GHz, and ...

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EL Displays heading for wearable


10 times thinner than LCDs, new EL (Electro Luminescent) displays are promising to make future wristwatches something of a second skin. This low power consumption prototype from Pelikon is flexible enough to do it but not without some drawbacks. So far, these displays have a shorter lifespan, are not particularly ...

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The Jawbone Headset


Since I have yet to find a cell phone headset that doesn’t disappoint me in noisy areas (like my car), I really hope that Aliph manages to deliver on the Jawbone headset. In addition to a mic, it also has a rubber node that listens to the vibrations in your ...

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iBoom Boombox System for the Apple iPod


I’m surprised that no one has come up with this earlier, Digital Lifestyle Outfitters will soon be putting out the 4 speaker, 20 watt per channel iBoom. Designed for the iPod and iPod Mini, the boombox has an auxiliary port and adds an FM tuner and built in charger to ...

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Garmin Unveils New Pocket-Sized Street Navigator, The Quest


Garmin today announced the Quest GPS navigator, an ultra-portable, easy-to-use, versatile mobile device. “The Quest combines features from several of our most popular Garmin GPS navigators into one compact unit,” said Gary Kelley, Garmin’s director of marketing. “The Quest is extremely easy to operate – anyone with a home computer ...

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3G May Come Soon on Cingular


Cingular Wireless has issued a comprehensive request for proposal (RFP) to telecommunications equipment vendors to develop and deliver the infrastructure for operating UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) network technology. Making the announcement today at the Yankee Group’s Wireless Leadership Summit, Cingular’s Chief Operating Officer Ralph de la Vega also said ...

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SenseCam Digital Image Diary


Taken from the Gizmo.com.au website: The SenseCam is a badge-sized wearable visual diary that captures up to 2000 VGA images per day into FLASH memory, offering a continually building repository of information on what you have done during the day in visual form. In addition, sensor data such as movement, ...

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Delkin USB Bridge Connects Devices


A new product from Delkin Devices called the USB Bridge was released the other day. It will connect two USB devices together without a computer allowing you to transfer files between them or a digital camera and an iPod or mini flash drive to backup your image files. The combinations ...

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Zupera Smartpad Mini PC


Zupera Technology from Hong Kong has designed the Smartpad, a wireless mini computer running on Windows CE .NET with an Intel PXA255 400MHz processor. The Smartpad has a nice chunk of memory, 64MB and 128MB SDRam with additional SD/MMC expansion capabilities. The 7-inch TFT LCD can display 16 bits at ...

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Lilipod floatable shell for your iPod


The Lilipod is a floatable, hard shell case that fits snugly around your iPod and keeps it safe, whether you’re into skiing, rock climbing, angling or just running through your neighbor’s sprinkler on a hot summer day. Now you can use your iPod with abandon – free from worrying about ...

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