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Gorgeous – and just gorgeous

December 8th, 2007

  Apparently the Best New Phone Honour at CES 2008 is nothing but a beauty pageant. And SKY’s IM-U200 is the beauty queen. But looks are shallow, because IM-U200 is a gorgeous phone, but it’s nothing but a gorgeous phone. Everything else is average at best. It has a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, and a …

JetBlue joining the in-flight WiFi team

December 7th, 2007

Hot on the heels of American Airlines’ announcement to offer limited-scope WiFi on some flights, JetBlue Airways has joined the fight, or should we say flight? Starting next week, with a test run of a few months, certain flights and planes will offer a limited-bandwidth version of WiFi. It’s a partnership with Yahoo and RIM, …

Headset up like S.W.A.T.

December 7th, 2007

We’ve all been there, when we were kids. Seeing those people touch their left ear, and secretly saying something into a headset was so cool. Then when we grew up, and had the money to buy a headset for our phones, it just didn’t feel the same. Maybe there is a chance to regain some …

Belkin makes pulling photos off your phone easier than ever

December 6th, 2007

It’s pretty tough to shop for accessories for your computer or cell phone and not come across Belkin’s name. With one shot, they’ve come up with a new accessory that helps you with both. It’s basically a Bluetooth dongle, but, when it’s combined with some swanky new software from photo-guru Kodak, it will effortlessly pull …

You Say Gibi and I Say Giga

December 6th, 2007

  You say Gibi, and I say Giga, you say Tebi and I say Tera. Let’s call the whole thing off…. Say someone goes around telling you that a certain part of them is a certain size. Then what is going to happen when they finally show it off, and it turns out to be …

CompUSA: The end of an era?

December 5th, 2007

Since 1984, consumers and businesses alike have benefited from CompUSA’s technology-centric lineup of products. But could the chain be closing its doors? According to leaked e-mail communications from Best Buy, CompUSA’s holiday revenue was less than half of what it was in the previous year. Additionally, shipments have been delayed past February, and it is …

Dick Tracy, your watch has arrived

December 5th, 2007

If you’re the type of person that, as a kid, longed for a wrist-based communication device, your savior may have arrived. A new touchscreen-cell-phone-wristwatch is now available via Think Geek, and in spite of its geekiness, is actually pretty slick. Its tiny touchscreen is operated by a tiny stylus, and can be used for the …

Mobile Secretary keeps you organized

December 5th, 2007

When told about an avatar that helps you out and keeps your organized, we cringed. At first, we think of that dreaded Paper Clip thingy from MS Office. Clippy? Mobile Secretary, though, is a different bite of the same apple, but resides on your cell phone. It’s available in China currently, but InterGrafx is looking …

Finally "talk" with all of your long lost AIM friends in Gmail

December 5th, 2007

Google has finally updated the Gmail version of its Google Talk messenger by adding support for AIM. Now, just login to your Gmail account, select options under the chat box, and then log into your AIM account. All your friends from AIM will be automatically imported into your messenger contacts. No word yet on if …