Category: Gizmo

Ugly, ugly, ugly. And Sony is financially responsible. Dell is recalling 4.1 million notebook computer batteries because they could erupt in flames, the company said yesterday. It will be the largest safety recall in the history of the consumer electronics …

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CNet UK does a comparison between a new Samsung Q1 UMPC (a.k.a. Microsoft’s vaunted “Origami” project) and a 10 year old Apple Newton Messagepad. Guess who wins? Apple Newton vs Samsung Q1 UMPC , Special Features at CNET.co.uk Once you …

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Here’s another trainwreck about to hit Sony. A Sony customer at ATRACLife colloquium (a fan site for ATRAC) purchased a Sony Network Walkman NW-A3000 which came with the Sony Connect 1.0 Player software. He shares his review of the software …

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CNet does a special report on Japan’s electronics industry. The main themes are “Cool Japan” (yet again) and how new alliances are breaking down the “keiretsu” factor (i.e. Samsung supplying Sony with TV panels.) There’s also random photos of Tokyo …

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When you merge remote-controlled model airplanes and digital cameras, you get incredible perspectives like these: RC Groups Discussion – General Aircraft Topics – Aerial Photography – 2005 Calendar Entries