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Nexus S Coming To AT&T July 24th

Posted in Mobile Phones by Reuben Drake on July 21st, 2011

Google has announced that their Nexus S Android smartphone will be arriving on the AT&T network later this week. July 24th to be exact. The Nexus S smartphone has Android 2.3, a 4” Super AMOLED screen, a 1 GHz processor for 3D graphics, front and rear facing cameras and support for NFC. Basically everything you want.

The Nexus S also has the latest Google mobile apps, like Google Earth, Google Maps with Navigation, Google Talk with video chat, Google Voice and Voice Actions, and access to over 250,000 apps in the Android Market.

I-O Data ALIMO IAT-PSR701 Android Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Reuben Drake on July 21st, 2011

I-O Data has unveiled the new ALIMO IAT-PSR701 Android tablet. This tablet has Google Android 2.2 Froyo and a 7-inch (800×480) display screen.

Other features include Bluetooth 2.0 (HSPA/A2DP), Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Wi-Fi, a 3.2MP rear camera and a front-facing 2MP camera. The I-O Data ALIMO IAT-PSR701 will be launched in August of this year for 34,800 Yen which is $442.

Sanwa 400-MA029 Wireless Mouse

Posted in Mouse by Reuben Drake on July 21st, 2011

Sanwa has released their latest wireless mouse, the different looking 400-MA029 in Japan. This mouse is powered by 2 AAA batteries and comes in a 5-button design.

The mouse also features a 2.4GHz radio frequency, a blue LED ‘Blue-Tech’ sensor, a 1000/500dpi resolution that is switchable and a tiny USB receiver. It comes in both red and black color options for about $22.

Notion Ink Adam 2 Tablet

Posted in Tablet PC by Reuben Drake on July 21st, 2011

If you were hoping for a new Adam tablet from Notion Ink, here’s some good news. Notion Ink CEO Rohan Shravan has confirmed that the Notion Ink Adam 2 tablet will be released in December of this year.

We don’t have any details on the hardware of the Adam 2, but it looks like it will feature the Tegra 3 Kal-El chip and a new generation of Pixel Qi display. We will let you know more when we know it.

Doctor Who Tardis USB Hub

Posted in USB by Reuben Drake on July 21st, 2011

Doctor Who fans will love this USB hub. It features a flashing lantern on top and Tardis sound effects. You may not find the Doctor and his companion inside, but it will prove very useful sitting on your desk.

It will cost you about £23. Hopefully it won’t suddenly de-materialize and go on it’s own adventure, but if it does I’m sure it will be back soon. After all, Earth seems to be home base for the Doctor these days.

Titanium straw is the strongest straw ever

Posted in Kitchen Gadgets by Reuben Drake on July 21st, 2011

This straw is the strongest straw ever made. No bending, no ripping, no tearing. It’s made of titanium so it can even be used for hot drinks without getting hot itself.

Juice box giving you problems? This baby sticks right in. Stab an orange for an instant juice drink. Stab it through an aluminum can and you have yourself a metal juicebox. This space age marvel is just $15. Drink anything anywhere at anytime.

WaterField Smart Case for your MacBook Air

Posted in MacBook by Reuben Drake on July 20th, 2011

The updated MacBook Air was unveiled today and case manufacturers are already on the case, so to speak. WaterField Designs is launching a new lineup of cases for your new MacBook Air. The Smart Case will protect your MacBook Air and keep it looking great.

It comes in two sizes, 11.6 or 13.1 inches. The case features a nylon exterior that is water-resistant, with a padded interior, an Ultrasuede scratch-free liner and eco-friendly distressed brown leather. You paid quite a bit for your new toy, so you may as well protect it.

Western Digital ships slim 1TB Scorpio Blue drive

Posted in Western Digital by Reuben Drake on July 20th, 2011

Need a high capacity hard drive? Well, lucky you, Western Digital has shipped its first 1TB notebook drive thin enough to fit most portable notebooks. The upgraded Scorpio Blue measures 9.5mm tall and is thin enough that a MacBook Pro or most other thinner notebooks can take it with ease.

They achieved the slimness through fitting 500GB per platter and cutting out the third platter. You can buy the drive for $139 at resellers. We aren’t sure when it will come from PC builders.

USB Pixel Mouse

Posted in USB by Reuben Drake on July 20th, 2011

Here’s a mouse that is not your average boring variety. It is made to look like a pixelized image of a right hand mouse pointer that you’ve seen many times on the monitor. The scroll wheel that is located between the index finger and middle finger.

It works like any other mouse, just looks cooler on your desk. If you like it, this one will cost you $19.99. Though you might get sick of it pointing all of the time.

Mad Catz Gears of War 3 audio peripherals for Xbox 360

Posted in gaming accessories by Reuben Drake on July 20th, 2011

Mad Catz, makers of all kinds of third party gaming peripherals and accessories, has just announced some new Gears of War 3 gear with some licensed GoW3 audio devices for the Microsoft Xbox 360. They intend to ship them in time for the game’s launch later this year.

They are available for pre-order now. There is the Throat Communicator, the Performance Stereo Gaming Headset and the Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound Headset for $29.99, $99.99 and $179.99. You gotta have the gear for Gears Of War.

Samsung distances itself from Anymode Smart Case

Posted in Samsung by Reuben Drake on July 19th, 2011

Samsung has issued an unusual statement in response to the launch of a third-party iPad Smart Cover made for its Galaxy Tab 10.1. In the statement Samsung has denied any involvement with Anymode stating that the company used its branding without its permission, and they want to make sure that everyone knows that they distance themselves from the imitation of what is a patented Apple design.

Samsung doesn’t need to be fighting a war on another front since they are currently in the middle of a serious ITC patent infringement dispute with Apple already.

FireTI Titanium iPhone 4 Case

Posted in iPhone Accessories by Reuben Drake on July 19th, 2011

If you’re in the market for a new iPhone 4 case, you might want to check out the fireTI iPhone 4 case. It certainly looks stylish and it is made from 6AL-4V aerospace grade titanium as well. It also features a set of titanium pins that are designed to hold the case together once on your iPhone.

It sure looks sleek and is definitely drool-worthy. The fireTi Titanium iPhone case will go on sale in August for about $225. You can preorder one now.

Tokyoflash Right Angle LCD Watch Concept

Posted in Watches by Reuben Drake on July 19th, 2011

Tokyoflash has yet another neat concept watch in the Right Angle LCD watch. It takes some outside of the box thinking to tell the time with this one as usual. Just flick your wrist to change the angle and reading the numbers will become clear.

The time is shown digitally with Hours-Minutes-Seconds-Milliseconds, but the layout of the numbers on the display is stretched so it distorts the image. Pretty neat and we are sure this one will go into production at some point.

T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide available for pre-order now

Posted in T-Mobile by Reuben Drake on July 19th, 2011

If you’ve been drooling over the myTouch 4G, then we know that you’ve had a hard time waiting for it. Well, wipe that drool off of your chin, because the time has finally come. You can now order the myTouch 4G Slide from T-Mobile for $199.99 with the normal requirements, or $499.99 outright.

It comes in your choice of khaki and black and you might even get it before it’s officially available in stores on the 27th. So, who is ordering one?

Turtle Beach limited edition Modern Warfare 3 headsets

Posted in Games by Reuben Drake on July 19th, 2011

The headset above is one of four limited edition offerings from Turtle Beach and Activision. The headsets all have the same design style, but offer different specialties. There is the $300 Ear Force Delta which is based on the XP500 programmable virtual 7.1 headset and comes with a custom travel-case and MW3 sound presets.

Then there is the $150 Ear Force Bravo, which is a version of the PX3. It has the same presets as the Delta in wireless stereo. Next is the $130 Ear Force Charlie with discrete 5.1 and eight drivers. Lastly is the $100 Ear Force Foxtrot; a PX21 universal stereo headset. So you have your choice soldiers.