With the release of Facebook for iPhone version 3.1 things were supposed to get better, others were to get fixed, but in all reality, most of it is broken for many users.
Author: Fabrizio Pilato
Our friends at Speck have busted out a cornucopia of colorful cases destined for the iPhone 3G and 3GS at CES this year. The lineup includes the CandyShell, Fitted and SeeThru. These three new models will bring us over 30 different case colors and combinations to choose from.
Dell’s upgrading us with all their latest laptops today. They have put out a new line of standard Inspiron notebooks at 14, 15 and 17-inch sizes.
Nokia has announced a recall on millions of faulty cellphone chargers that could possibly shock users. The recall is for Nokia-branded chargers manufactured by BYD Electronic Company of China. The plastic housing surrounding the chargers can separate, thus exposing the internals potentially creating a shock hazard.
Asus hits us with another, the EeeBox PC Eb1501 lightweight entertainment PC. In fact it’s so light that it can balance itself on a single corner.
We all dream of the day we can step out of the house, unplug our car and drive for 500 miles on a single charge. If IBM has anything to say about it, we will be doing just that in no time at all.
What’s worse than having your precious new shiny smooth MacBook Pro scuffed up? Probably having an old scratched up MacBook Pro listed on eBay. Speck, the “Best case scenario” has a new line of hardshell cases for your MacBooks. Whether it may be a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or a MacBook 13”, there is a […]
The iPhone just got “Pwned” by the DevTeam. PwnageTool was released to let iPhone users access the full capability of their device. The application is simple and straight forward, it automates the “Pwnage” of the iPhone from any Mac OSX operating system, by almost any skill-level. The tool that unlocks the iPhone bootloader allowing you […]
It’s getting pretty exciting seeing all these memory chips explode in capacity, while almost vanishing in size. If you have an actual Micro SD card now then you will be just as impressed as I am while reading this; SanDisk at CES 2008 just released the 12GB microSDHC Card for mobile phones. The 12GB card […]
SanDisk unleashed a massive 32GB version of the Sansa View, and a 4GB of the Sansa Clip, in their efforts to interest the Apple Fanboy’s out there from converting. The SanDisk Sansa Clip competing with the iPod Shuffle, is priced at $79.99 for a 4GB model, it’s due in February and will last 15 hours […]
Last month Trascend first unveiled their 16GB high-capacity SDHC memory card. Today we have received reports from the manufacturer that the street price will be set at 139€ (about $200 USD). Thats about $100 less than the 16GB Transcend USB Flash devices out on the market right now. “Transcend’s 16GB SDHC card is based on […]
The Sun and its rays are a laptop user’s greatest enemy. Direct sunlight can overheat a laptop causing it to explode (we know how they really explode). It can also make that pretty LCD almost invisible. There’s not a whole lot more annoying on a sunny day in the park or at the beach than […]
Yes, it is here, the rumors have ended by Canon’s release of the new flagship professional D-SLR, the EOS-1D Mark III. This beast is touting fame as the world’s fastest camera, with a 10 frames per second burst rate, it can capture 100 megapixels of data in just one second. The 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor […]
Is your MP3 player like all the rest? A conventional looking interface, jog wheel perhaps, an anodized aluminum casing or piano black plastic? Poor you, but there’s still hope. Gresso from Russia is pawning an “elite” design for those in need of luxury. The African Blackwood and Gold is just one of the options, you […]
Telecom Italia and Polymer Vision have reached an agreement to manufacture a rollable display device for the mobile market in 2007. The device is based on the Readius concept designed by Polymer Vision, they will show the “Cellular-Book” at 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona on February 12th. Its main purpose is to read newspapers, books […]
The Peugeot Design Contest from last year is near its end. Ten designs have been selected as the finalists, some fancy, most futuristic, and definitely all are very creative. What’s interesting is that Peugeot actually plans to build one of these top 10 designs later this year, and that winner will be selected at the […]
A rash of Mazda 3 owners have fell victim to a sneaky method of forced entry to their zoom zooms. When returning to their vehicles the passenger side door has a dent, and all of the items once in their cars, are now gone. No glass smashed, no door locks jimmied, just a side blow […]
We’ve got pics, specs and now we’ve got the videos. Audi has sent over some exclusive videos of the mouth-watering Audi R8 Supercar. This thing can clock in 301KM/h, do 0-100 in 4.6 seconds with a horsepower of 420. Definitely one of the sexiest cars put out by Germany’s oldest automobile manufacturer. Audi R8 Driving […]
T-Mobile isn’t the only one having pearlescent fun, word is that Rogers Wireless in Canada will be offering the BlackBerry Pearl White qwerty smartphone beginning on February 1st. This opens up the choices to a “pearl white” or “piano black” for you to ho-humm about while signing up at the Rogers store. “The BlackBerry Pearl […]
This week was like Christmas, the Super Bowl, Thanksgiving and your birthday all packed into one mind-blowing weekend. MacWorld delivers the goods for drooling Apple fanatics. CES is full of all the non-Apple technological madness you could possibly want. And if you need a break in Vegas then you can head over to the AVN […]
Powered by your laptop’s USB port is the Belkin Cooling Stand. With a fan in the center to help circulate hot air, the clever design pushes air upward through the channel and away from your system, allowing it to stay calm and cool. Exploding jokes aside, Belkin say’s its gentle smooth curve improves typing comfort […]
Belkin today at CES 2007 in Las Vegas, and jointly at MacWorld, has revealed their iPod 5g four-channel audio mixer. This rack of knobs is for anyone to create high quality digital recordings directly onto their iPods. A four-track mixer will allow, yes, four audio sources, whether it may be instruments or inputs from other […]
This projector concept by designer Sunman Kwon uses similar technology to that of the Virtual Keyboard that we loved so many years ago. Each of your finger segments on the inside of your hand are turned into keys, representing three letters for each segment or joint. What you end up with, is a keyboard literally […]
Kingston is out to save your lost and stolen data, their latest product – the Kingston DataTraveler Secure Privacy Edition claims to protect your valuable data from all sorts of attacks. Whether it may be hackers, pick pockets or the Holiday Inn Express swimming pool at 4am, rest assured that it will be safe. The […]
$199 isn’t quite free, but it sure beats the $399 that the Palm Treo 680 is selling for directly on the manufacturers website. Cingular today said the smart device will be available to customers beginning Friday, November 24. What’s so great about this new Treo anyhow? – A new internal antenna enables a sleeker design; […]
Hot off the latest Sprint Motorola campaign is the Red MotoRazr V3m. This thing is red-hot, if you purchase one, a share of the proceeds will go to support The Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. As we all know Aids is getting out of control, 2.9 million people are expected to die […]
When does the line between a portable video player (PVP) and personal digital assistant (PDA) become blurred? When the Archos 604 WiFi shipped today. The 30GB device with a 4.3-inch touch screen display sells for $449.99, Archos claims this is the first Wi-Fi enabled touch screen portable video player. You can surf the web with […]
There isn’t a whole lot you can do to tech-out your two-wheeler these days, sure there are computers to tell you how fast and how long you have traveled, even GPS systems to guide you down city streets, but what about entertainment? Hammacher Schlemmer is selling a handlebar mounted MP3 player which sits in an […]
Now that more people want to get laptops actually off their freakin laps, companies are looking at alternative uses for their mobile counterparts. Here we have something so simple yet clever, we wonder where it has been all this time: the Logitech Alto. Sure, you could use some textbooks to pop it up, along with […]
Rogers Wireless has begun their deployment of a High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) wireless network in Canada. First up is Toronto, more cities to follow next year. T dot is the first testbed for the Rogers 3.5G wireless technology boasting speeds of up to 3 .6MB/s down. Rogers customers will have access to quick […]
YouTube, the newly acquired video giant of Google has plans to take things a bit more mobile. The service to be launched next year will allow viewers to watch those strip teases, gadget unboxings and borat clips while on the go. Currently YouTube allows for mobile video uploads, this is where the new mobile download […]
Cingular Wireless has just launched music services for cell phone subscribers, they are calling it Cingular Music. With Cingular Music are several avenues to get music from, here they are; The Napster service will run you about $14.95 a month for unlimited music to your handset, if you would like to buy that same track […]
The latest projector creation to come out of the BenQ labs is the MP510, just shy of 6 pounds with a 10.9″ x 8.2″ footprint , 1500 ANSI lumens and a 2000:1 contrast ratio to boot. BenQ has managed to keep this one quiet, literally, with a -22dB operation sound level, not even the fans […]
Hornblower Yachts plans to purchase two 600-passenger trimarans from Solar Sailor of Australia, these hybridized ferries will cost between $6 and $8 million, and will cut emissions in half compared to similar sized conventional ferries. Power will be supplied in the form of wind, solar and diesel fuel, with a retractable 45-foot high wing covered […]
Not wanting to cannibalize their combustion engines market share, Nissan has finally choked up enough tar to debut their first gasoline-electric hybrid. The Nissan Altima Hybrid, with 198 horespower and a less-then earth-cleansing 36 mpg city and 39 mpg highway will be sold early in 2007. They have licensed the powertrain from Toyota, dropped in […]
Cingular will be the first U.S. carrier to offer the HP iPAQ hw6920 Mobile Messenger, bursting with five wireless technologies: GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS, infrared and Bluetooth. You can pretty much stay connected anywhere you choose, and any way you like it. The hw6920 will be powered by Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 with the Messaging and […]
We saw the Nav-U NV-U50 and the NV-U70 come out early last December. Now Sony is dropping the NV-U71T and giving buyers a bit of a head-start on Christmas to make their unguided navigational decisions. The NV-U71T includes an RDS-TMC real-time traffic receiver, this option was built in to the cradle and notifies you of […]
While Sony keeps running through the excuse list for their e-book Reader release delay, others are competing to create a more “flexible” solution. This flexible display prototype from Plastic Logic has been able to reach 150ppi resolution. Their last design was 100ppi, and you can sure see the difference those 50 extra ppi can make. […]
Not that we expected it to happen overnight, but Apple has gotten around to dropping that oh so fast Core 2 Duo chip in the big brother; MacBook Pro lineup. Apple is touting the merom-based MBPs at “up to 39% faster than its predecessor”, however MacWorld ran some tests last month on the iMac Core […]
Toshiba today has introduced their super compact DLP TDP-FF1AU mobile projector. The energy-efficient system uses an LED light source rated for 10,000 hours of use, 400 Lux of brightness, native SVGA 800 x 600 resolution, and an impressive contrast ratio of 1500:1. “The projector can be used for small meeting presentations, family functions, or gaming […]
Mobile Magazine would like to thank all of our readers for making this milestone possible. Our 10,000th article is coming very, very zune. Since 2000, we have been providing our readers with the latest in technology news: that is 6 years of gadgets, cell phones, e-book prototypes/release dates, mythical fuel cell developments, and iPod revisions. […]
Sony has upped the ante on the amount of memory you can carry around with your PlayStation Portable. The 4GB Memory stick PRO duo (MSX-M4GS) for PSP will be available this August in Japan, and will follow in North American shortly thereafter. The 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo sells right now for $119, we can […]
Toshiba Japan pushed back the release date for the V30T, their new plan is to ship the pocket-sized wonder begining July 15th. The little 30 gigger rocks a 3.5-inch QVGA TFT display while getting your PVR on with WMA PlayForSure formats. Audio encodes with WMA, WMA 9 lossless, WAV (PCM) and MP3. It will even […]
Oakley teamed up with Motorola for the latest version of their wearable electronics shades, the Bluetooth enabled, Gascan-based O ROKR. Although very similar in design to the Thump 2’s I looked at back in April, the O ROKR loses the frame rim that would block downward viewing – also allowing you to swap out the […]
When Oakley first released the Thump line of digital audio eyewear back in December of 2004 they had one thing in mind, to make on-the-go music listening a seamless integration with your daily lifestyle. Now almost 1.5 years later, the Thump has evolved into a new style with a serious hardcore look, dubbed the Oakley […]