Paranmanjang or Night Fishing, "is a fantastical tale about a man who, while out fishing one afternoon/evening, catches the body of a woman dressed in white. While trying to untangle the line he faints and wakes up wearing the clothes that the woman was wearing. This tale of death only gets stranger from there."
A bicycle can perk you up on the way to work, burn calories, alleviate congestion on roads, and help reduce Co2 emissions, but not everyone wants to arrive to work strapped head to toe in sweat-soaked spandex. On a visit to Kalkhoff eBikes in Portland, OR, we found out more about the niche for electric bicycles, which help commuters get around town on two wheels without breaking a sweat.
Apple’s iPad makes a killer Web browser, gaming platform and virtual map, but it is really a superior way to read a book compared to e-readers like Amazon’s Kindle and Barnes & Noble’s Nook? We stack the two types of book alternatives side by side to see what each offers the digital bookworm.
Apple announced their next operating system for the iPhone today, iPhone OS 4.0. The new OS will bring the long awaited ability to multitask (run multiple apps at once) to the phone. It will however leave iPhone 2G and 3G owners out in the cold as multitasking will only be supported on iPhone 3GS models. Other features of the new OS include an improved Mail application, home screen folders, iBooks
Today Infinity Ward released the official trailer for the Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package. The video includes a preview of the new map pack which will contain 5 maps. The maps include Bailout, Storm, Salvage, Crash, and Overgrown. The Stimulus Package will sell for $15.
If you're not already married to an iPhone 3G S, or happen to be a Verizon Wireless customer desperately seeking a fresh relationship with the cellie of your dreams, Motorola's Droid is the smartphone world's hottest new date. The Droid is the first Android 2.0 device, features a gorgeous WVGA 3.7-inch display and is equipped with a quality 5 mega pixel camera. For more information, read Digital T
The Kanto SYD 5 iPod speaker dock is capable of offering fantastic sound from a variety of sources. It excellent build quality, great connectivity and thoughtful controls make it a very versatile piece of equipment. At $359 the SYD 5 is spendy for an iPod dock, but we think its excellent sound capability make it worth looking at for those who want true audiophile-grade sound quality.
The Nokia E72 is an extremely attractive phone with excellent build quality. It features a full QWERTY keypad, a quality 5 megapixel camera with flash, and solid call quality. The E72’s biggest drawback is the S60 operating system which makes us compare this phone to a Porsche 911 Turbo with the interior of a 1995 Chevy Lumina. For more information, read Digital Trends' Nokia E72 Review
If you’re not already married to an iPhone 3G S, or happen to be a Verizon Wireless customer desperately seeking a fresh relationship with the cellie of your dreams, Motorola’s Droid is the smartphone world’s hottest new date. The Droid is the first Android 2.0 device, features a gorgeous WVGA 3.7-inch display and is equipped with a quality 5 mega pixel camera. For more information, read Digital T
Lenovo’s IdeaPad U150 attempts to bridge the gap between notebooks and netbooks. It offers a high-resolution 11.6-inch LCD display, multi-touch touchpad, and five-hours of battery life all for a reasonable starting price of $649. For more information, read Digital Trends' Lenovo IdeaPad U150 Review.
Palm has added some needed upgrades to its Pre smartphone for its migration to Verizon from Sprint. The Pre Plus features more memory, double the storage, better build quality than the original Pre and comes in at a reasonable $150 with a service plan through Verizon. For more information, read Digital Trends'
The Pixi Plus which is available for Verizon customers features minor changes from the original Pixi. The biggest addition has to be the built-in Wi-Fi, something the original lacked and was heavily criticized for. At $80 the Pixi Plus is one of the more affordable smartphones out there, but it does lack the processing power of the Pre Plus which comes in at a reasonable price of $150. For more in
Retail bookselling giant Barnes & Noble finally throws it hat in the ring with the Nook eReader, a direct competitor to Amazon’s bestselling Kindle. The Nook will have a hard time besting the Kindle, but it does offer some features that the Kindle lacks such as a color LCD touchscreen and compatibility with the ePub format. For more information, read Digital Trends'
At $300 the Edifier Luna 5 Encore iF500 comes at a premium price for an iPod dock, but its performance may justify its price. Its design on the other hand will likely be hit or miss based on your personal tastes. In the end we think the Edifier Luna 5 Encore iF500 handily outperforms most of the competition in its price bracket. For more information, read Digital Trends' Edifier Luna 5 Encore iF50
At only a half inch thick and weighing in at only 1.5 pounds Sony’s Vaio X Series really sets itself apart from the crowd. But the real question is whether its performance can match its style? We go hands-on with this sexy laptop to find out. For more information, read Digital Trends'.
Asus announced their advanced project for this year called Waveface. The Waveface project focuses on mobility and cloud computing. There are three Waveface concept products the Casa, Light, and Ultra. The Waveface Casa is an entertainment center and Internet portal. The Casa features a large widescreen display that is covered up when not in use exposing only small areas that display contextually-r
Creative’s third-generation Vado HD can’t necessarily compete with the picture quality of rivals, but an affordable $180 price tag and small size definitely work in its favor. Aliph’s Jawbone Icon Bluetooth headset offers onboard apps, excellent noise reduction, and a tiny, stylish form factor.