Archive for June, 2011

Eatensil Multitool

Posted in Tools by Conner Flynn on June 12th, 2011

Here’s a tool for people who seriously like to eat. It’s called the Eatensil. It’s like a Swiss Army Knife, but with several utensils instead of tools. This gadget comes from fast food company Just Eat and it will handle everything from Chinese take out to pepperoni pizza.

Just Eat is an online delivery service where customers can place orders for their favorite restaurants. This device is aimed at those who are always eating on the go. Should come in handy if you are rarely home.

T-Mobile G-Slate Now Just $399.99 With Contract

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on June 12th, 2011

T-Mobile has lowered the price of the G-Slate Android tablet to $399.99 with a 2-year contract and after a $200 mail-in rebate. Not bad right? If you were thinking about getting one, now is the time.

You might remember that the G-Slate features an 8.9-inch 1280 x 768 3D-capable touchscreen display, a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor, a front-facing 2.0-megapixel camera, two 3D rear cameras, 32GB of internal storage, a gyroscope sensor, 1080p Full HD video playback support, GPS, WiFi, an HDMI port, a 6400mAh battery and Android 3.0 Honeycomb is running the show.

Century External HDD Enclosure With Cooling Fan And LCD Display

Posted in External Hard Drives by Conner Flynn on June 12th, 2011

Century has unveiled a new external HDD enclosure that features a cooling fan and an LCD display. It goes by the name of Century CLS35EU3BF. This 3.5-inch SATA HDD enclosure has an 8cm fan that is powered by a USB 3.0 cable.

The LCD display gives you important information about the drive, like temperature and the fan speed to make sure all is as it should be. The Century CLS35EU3BF USB 3.0 external HDD enclosure will cost you about $62.21.

World’s most expensive iPad is $1.2 million

Posted in iPad by Conner Flynn on June 12th, 2011

Are you the type who likes flashy toys like million dollar sports cars? How about the most expensive iPad ever? Camael Diamonds has unveiled a new diamond encrusted iPad. This gadget is valued at £750,000 ($1.2 million) and is world’s most expensive iPad.

It features 1kg 18 carat gold and 300 carat flawless diamonds. The home button and backside features black diamonds. You can also get a customized iPhone, Blackberry, iPod and more. If you have the money anyway.

Acer Cromia Chromebook 3G Priced at $449.99

Posted in Acer by Conner Flynn on June 12th, 2011

When Google officially announced prices for Chromebooks, they were mum about one of them. We have some news about the price for the 3G version. The Wi-Fi only version of the Acer Cromia Chromebook was priced $379.99.

The Acer Cromia Chromebook 3G is $449.99, which is almost $50 less than Samsung Series 5 with 3G. Pretty good news if you have been waiting for this one.

Hello Kitty GPS and TV

Posted in Hello Kitty by Conner Flynn on June 12th, 2011

We’ve seen our share of Hello Kitty gadgets, but I think this is the first GPS we’ve seen. Seiwa Japan has announced today that it will be selling a Hello Kitty Portable Navigation System as well as a Digital Portable TV. People do love Hello Kitty after all.

They are both the same basic design, the TV is just without GPS and a touchscreen. Other features include a 7″ WVGA display, Digital TV Tuner, 1Seg TV Tuner, SDHC Card reader, and support for DIVX, XVID, WMV, AC3, AAC, MP3, MP3, WMA formats. The Portable Navigation System will be about $809 and the TV will be $373. Who wants one?

Walmart selling the HTC Sensation 4G early

Posted in HTC by Conner Flynn on June 12th, 2011

Looks like Walmart has already started selling the HTC Sensation 4G. Not a big deal except this is before the official release date of the phone. We aren’t sure if all Walmarts have the device for sale, but they’ve sold many of them already. People have been buying it from Walmart for $148.88 bundled with an 8GB microSD card.

To refresh your memory, the HTC Sensation features a 4.3″ qHD display, 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Android 2.3, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a front facing camera, DLNA, HSPA+ support, and comes preloaded with HTC Listen, T-Mobile TV, T-Mobile video chat, and Slacker Radio. It was first announced for $199.99 after a $50 rebate with a 2-year contract, so that $148.88 is pretty good.

Silicon Power Diamond D10 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drives

Posted in Storage by Reuben Drake on June 10th, 2011

Silicon Power has a new line of USB 3.0 portable hard drives called the Diamond D10. The ones above look pretty shiny. They are available in 500GB, 640GB, 750GB and 1TB sizes.

They are functional and stylish. The 2.5-inch hard drives come with a classic checkered design, a USB 3.0/2.0 interface and come bundled with a carrying bag. We don’t have any info on pricing or a release date yet though. When we know, we will let you know.

SteelSeries Diablo III Headset and Mouse

Posted in gaming accessories by Reuben Drake on June 10th, 2011

SteelSeries has just unveiled the Diablo III mouse, headset and mousepads. The Diablo III headset features the same retractable microphone, overhead suspension design and 50mm drivers as the Siberia V2, but it has a few design tweaks thrown in.

The Diablo III headset is priced up at $119.99 and comes with a matte-black finish, in-line volume and mute controls, a braided cord and some neat ‘demon red’ illuminations thanks to 18 LED lights. The Diablo III mouse features 7 ergonomically positioned buttons, a laser sensor with up to 5,000 CPI and also has the ‘demon red’ illuminations. If you want you can also remap the seven buttons. Just $69.99.

Spider Holsters Let You Carry Multiple Cameras

Posted in Cameras by Reuben Drake on June 10th, 2011

Spider Holsters allow you to carry your SLR somewhere other than your neck. Now they’ve expanded their line into a new dual camera system, so you can strap two cameras around yourself. The DualCam system will cost $235 for a complete kit to attach two SLRs.

Great for those who prefer to carry a few cameras instead of multiple lenses. If you’re only carrying one camera, you can remove one of the pads, and travel a bit lighter. Spider also sells a conversion kit, for those who already have the single-camera edition. For $120, you get what you need to add a second pad to your existing holster.

Samsung and Acer Chromebooks available for pre-order at Best Buy and Amazon

Posted in Notebooks by Reuben Drake on June 9th, 2011

If you want a Samsung Series 5 Chromebook you are in luck. You can get your order in at Best Buy and Amazon. Samsung’s Chromebook is available in white and silver starting at $430. They also have Acer’s Chrome OS-based notebook, the Acer Cromia, which starts at $380 for the WiFi-only model.

There is no ship date revealed by either retailer yet, but Google previously stated that they will be arriving on June 15th.

Asus UX21 Ultrabook May Be Coming In September for $899

Posted in ASUS by Conner Flynn on June 9th, 2011

We knew that the new Asus UX 21 Ultrabook would retail for under $1,000 and now DigiTimes is saying that Asus will release the UX21 Ultrabook in September for $899. That would make it $100 cheaper than the 11 inch MacBook Air which retails for $999, and Asus certainly wants to compete with the MacBook Air.

The Asus UX21 features an 11.6 inch display and an Intel Core i7 processor. Will they take some sales from Apple with this one? We are eager to find out.

Panasonic Prices New HD Mobile Cameras Arriving In July

Posted in Panasonic by Conner Flynn on June 9th, 2011

Panasonic has revealed the prices of its new digital camcorder and cameras. All five will be available in July for around $199.99 for the HMT-TA20, $169.99 for the HM-TA2, $349.99 for the HX-WA10, $279.99 for the HX-DC10; and $199.99 for the HX-DC1.

At the low end of the range, the Panasonic HM-TA20 is a full-HD mobile camera with a rugged casing that is waterproof to 10 feet, shockproof and dustproof. It also sports a new Night View Mode.

Razer Star Wars: The Old Republic Gaming Keyboard

Posted in Star Wars by Conner Flynn on June 9th, 2011

The Star Wars: The Old Republic gaming keyboard by Razer has some stylish looks as well as a Star Wars theme. It features a full-color highly sensitive multitouch LCD panel and ten adaptive tactile keys, giving you more room for easily accessible skills, hotkeys, and macros.

It also has an adjustable multi-color LED, 1000Hz Ultrapolling/1ms response time, a USB cable and gold backlit keys with slim key caps for faster actuation and shorter travel distance. Expect to drop $199.99 on it.

JVC DT-3D24G1 3D WUXGA Monitor With 3D RealD Glasses

Posted in JVC by Conner Flynn on June 9th, 2011

The latest excuse to sell you on wearing dorky 3D glasses is the JVC DT-3D24G1 3D WUXGA Monitor which comes with said glasses. JVC’s new DT-3D24G1 24-inch 3D WUXGA monitor is said to offer excellent image quality and a robust design.

The monitor produces a 1920 x 1200 resolution, a 1,000:1 contrast ratio and a 16:10 aspect ratio. The JVC DT-3D24G1 will hit Japan next month. Each purchase comes with a free 3D RealD glasses. Do you want one or are you tired of 3D?