You could be forgiven for passing over the extra RAM in Palm’s recently announced Pre Plus as pretty dry news, but apparently a few extra megabytes here and there can make a pretty huge real-world difference. More specifically, the Verizon-bound Palm Pre Plus can run 50 applications simultaneously. While the original 256MB Pre could run up to 13 applications simultaneously via the card-based W
Plastic Logic’s Que proReader is a sleek 8.5 by 11-inch electronic reader geared towards business professionals and featuring on-demand content access. The device is now considered the largest eReader on market even though it measures only about one-third of an inch thick, but features a 10.7-inch shatterproof plastic display. This device is shipping in mid-April in two versions: The $649, 4GB mod
Think you’ll need to shell out for a luxury sedan to get high-end features like an in-dash computer that pairs with Bluetooth cell phones, plays MP3s, and responds to voice commands? Not anymore. Kia’s latest Sorrento, shown here are CES 2010, features the company’s new Uvo system for accomplishing all of those tasks and more.
Using a combination of 64 rotating lasers, panoramic and high-resolution cameras, and GPS and IMU positioning, Navteq’s newest mapping trucks are able to create ultra-detailed street-level representations at highway speeds.
Canon’s new PowerShot A-Series digital cameras offer some noteworthy specs, great photo-taking capabilities at a reasonable price, and new rechargeable lithium-ion battery in two of the A-Series models. The A-Series lineup, comprised of the PowerShot A3100 IS, A3000 IS, A495 and A490, is available in new metallic colors. .
This is not your parent’s camcorder that they filmed a few of your birthday parties with—this is a new generation of camcorder, with full HD recording and a large 3.5 inch touch screen display. The VIXIA HF S20 is one of Canon’s flagship VIXIA HF S-series camcorders from its 2010 high-definition lineup. Like we said in the video, this camera may cost you a pretty penny but we think it’s worth it.
We went over to Sharp’s CES booth to check out their line of connected televisions. Connected TVs are now content portals for all kinds of online media content and allow you to download apps and other media straight to your TV. We definitely expect the trend of interactive TVs to continue to grow.
Despite the rough economy and cut backs by some of the major manufacturers, lines at CES remain as long as ever. In this video we followed just a fraction of the serpentine line to get into Toshiba's press conference on Tuesday before CES even opened.
We spotted the Parrot AR.Drone quadricopter at CES. It uses an iPhone app to control its motion and includes augmented reality games that work with the iPhone. The AR. Drone is the first helicopter with automatic flight stabilization and includes a protective hull for inside flying.
The Asus offers a 13.3-inch screen, attractive aluminum cladding on the lid, and a full-size keyboard and touchpad. At only $800 the UL30A is a great option for those looking for the features that a netbook can’t offer but still want an affordable ultra-portable notebook.
If you’re looking to get rid of all the desktop clutter and impress your guests with eye catching touch-screen technology then Gateway’s One ZX Series is worth a look. It features Windows 7’s new touch-screen capabilities along with a large mulit-touch screen.
The HD800s are large in every way, with earcups that can surround even the biggest ears and drivers that you can snuggly fit in a car door speaker enclosure. You’ll be glad to know that even at their massive size they remain incredibly comfortable. The HD800’s performance is as impressive as its size with no distortion as well as an open and balanced sound that lead us to believe that their perfor
The second-generation MinoHD camcorder from Flip Video has a larger screen, double the memory capacity, and a sturdier flip out USB plug. These are all welcome upgrades, but they don’t quite justify the $230 price tag that Flip Video has attached to the MinoHD. However, with the feature packed Kodak Zi8 going for $180, it’s hard for us to recommend the MinoHD over the Zi8 for anything. but its mor
After years of struggle and hardship, a newer, brighter chapter is beginning to dawn for video game journalism. But what does this mean for both reporters and readers being forced to adapt to the modern publishing era’s harsh reality? In season two’s final episode, we examine the field’s evolution, ongoing battle to gain widespread acceptance and the media’s reputed death, including how the lines
The first Touch Pro was a bit of a flop, but HTC’s new Touch Pro2 fixes many of the original’s shortcomings and improves upon the features we already liked. With a faster interface, bigger screen and the same top notch build quality we think the Touch Pro2 is one of the finest Windows Mobile phone around.
Two years after Apple launched its iPod Touch line, Microsoft has answered with the Zune HD. The Zune HD does offer some nice upgrades over the Touch such as an OLED display, high-definition video output, and a lighter design. However the biggest hurdle Microsoft must overcome is Apple’s highly-acclaimed open App Store.
Critics and fans alike agree: Digital distribution – the ability to download games right to your PC, console or mobile handset – and connected devices are quickly reshaping the way we play. But what do online services like Steam, Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network really mean to the industry, and where do alternative platforms like the iPhone and social networks such as Facebook and Bebo fit in
Even though the PlayStation 3 has been the most powerful console on the market since its introduction its sales have been equally as weak. Sony strikes back at Microsoft and Nintendo with the PlayStation 3 Slim. At only $299.99 and sacrificing only minor features from the original PS3, the Slim will undoubtedly give Sony a boast in the ongoing console wars.
The Sansa Clip line is the main competition for the iPod Shuffle and SanDisk has added some quality new features to the new Clip+ that set it apart. With the addition of a microSD slot SanDisk has given the Clip+ the capability of accepting an extra 16GB of external memory. A bright vibrant OLED screen is another new feature that should help the Clip+ continue the original Clip’s legacy.