T-Mobile fan site – Tmonews is speculating that the BlackBerry 8900 (refreshed Curve) is slated to debut at your neighborhood T-Mobile on or about February 18. There seems to be some confusion on the exact date. One thing seems certain, this refreshed BlackBerry Curve will have Wi-Fi and a better camera but won’t sport 3G speeds. For now my moneyRead more
With the holiday season in full swing and work productivity waning, one of the fun things to do is decorating your cubicle with festive items. After all, your coworkers are floating from desk to desk offering up candy, and generally killing time since appointments are hard to come by with Christmas break on everybody’s mind.
USBFever has a selection of
Wi-Gear has upgraded the iMuffs for compatibility and optimization with the iPhone. Previously reviewed October 2007 here at GearDiary, the wireless headphone consistently delivers good performance and comfort for extended wearing periods whether sitting on your duff, driving, walking or exercising. Last year’s model had some initial compatibility issues with the 1st edition of the iPhone, but has been resolvedRead more
If you’re thinking of buying a Nextel BlackBerry 8350i (Curve) – you should know that chatter in discussion forums says accessories such as cases and drop in chargers from other BlackBerry 83xx Curve models probably won’t fit the 8350i. According to purchasers the device is slightly taller and thicker making it incompatible with the standard BlackBerry charging dock, cases andRead more
Hopefully this multi-player chess game for the iPhone will be just the tip of the iceberg with respect to future games that allow you to challenge other users via Wi-Fi or 3G. Dan (whatsoniphone) and Patrick (justanotheriphoneblog) have a dual review of Chess With Friends that highlights the application and their thoughts. To date I’ve onlyRead more
Ever since I have heard about Bug Labs I thought: Why hasn’t anyone thought of this before? What on earth am I talking about? Bug Labs is the maker of a device that is as flexible as you want it to be. You want a Camera? You can make a camera. You want to add a GPS to that Camera?Read more
I’ve been using the Samsung Epix for a while now, actually ever since I sold my iPhone 3G just a short while ago. The Epix is an awesome device. Look for a review of it in the days to come.
One of the biggest problems I’ve had with the device since getting it, has been the lack of event notifications
Here’s another quirky eCard generator for the holidays. We spotlighted the elfyourself service from Office Max last year and they’ve made a few improvements for 2008. To start upload pictures of you and four of your friends. The site creates a fun little disco dance featuring all of you – which you in turn send to your friends or postRead more
Did you put off sending Christmas Cards this year so long that your only reasonable alternative is an eCard? If so, head over to Sony’s singwiththeking site and put your vocal chords into the game in a duet with the King. You’ll rock out to Blue Christmas for few verses (both solo and along with Elvis). When you’re done sendRead more
I’ve been looking for a battery powered light I can use in my hallway. I’m constantly forgetting to flip the light switch at the bottom of my stairs when I make a quick trip upstairs (usually to get the kids their seventh drink of water at night when they should be sleeping). My few requirements were that it have aRead more
Well, here we are. The last week before the holidays. Channukah starts Sunday and Christmas will follow just a few short days later. And to be honest, I have no idea what day is supposed to be Festivus. Many of us are ready. The presents are hidden and waiting to be wrapped, purchases have been finalized, and it will beRead more
Back in its heyday Saturday Night Live was a powerhouse and, thankfully, it regained a certain portion of that goodness during this past fall’s season. One of the best parts of the program then and now were the commercials. They tend to be funny, timely, and, once in a while, memorable. There’s one such commertial that stands out in particular
If the FAA doesn’t already have a rule against texting while parachuting – I bet they consider it after this. The Samsung Mobile XTREME TEXTING event attempted to set a Guiness World Record for texting while parachuting (who knew there was a category for such a thing). Ten skydivers jumped from 12,000 feet in airspace just outside of Los AngelesRead more
The i2i Stream is a nifty concept that lets two people wirelessly share audio from one device. Plug one of the pair of devices into an MP3 player. The other device receives the audio stream and has a headphone jack and volume control. Because they i2i is wireless both users don’t get tangled in a shared headphone cord frenzy. TheRead more
While shopping for holiday gifts on Amazon, I came across something I didn’t know existed: kits which include logs that have been impregnated with mushroom spores, and that will produce fruit for years with the proper care. Huh!
I like the idea of being able to grow my own cooking mushrooms, so I picked out a shiitake kit and
Reseach in Motion have released a special preview of their Media Sync software for Mac. This software program will sync playlists out of your iTunes library with zero setup on your part. In testing I was able to create a playlist in iTunes, add songs to it and the next time I cabled my BlackBerry the tunes automatically transferred. SpeedRead more
The holidays are about to be in full swing, and after enjoying the good meals and time spent catching up, one of our favorite family activities is to watch a holiday movie…or three! I polled the team to ask what their top favorite holiday movies were, and these were the results.
Some are classics and immediately recognizable favorites. Some? Not
Been running VLC version 0.9.4 since I installed Kubuntu 8.10, and today I discovered a cool treat. The developers included an Easter egg based on the date; as of December 19th, your VLC icon will now be adorned with a Santa Hat! Check it out!
For those who don’t know what VLC is, it’s a awesome media player that started
Joe Born has posted the first bounties for the Neuros Link.
The first bounty is $2500 for getting Netflix working directly on the Neuros Link, or $500 when working through a intermediary PC. This bounty has some stipulations: The programmer must beat Boxee, Ubuntu or Netflix themselves with the functionality. All of these people are working on getting Netflix streaming
I love my iPhone.
I love Evernote.
I love using the camera on the iPhone to snap pictures and send them to Evernote.
I love the fact that when I send pictures taken on my iPhone to Evernote they are automatically scanned and completely searchable.
I hate the fact that the iPhone’s camera take lousy close-ups of text.
Toshiba has developed a 512 GB SSD (solid state drive). These tiny drives are typically used in notebooks, gaming computers and home entertainment systems. Specs on this drive: 3GB/s SATA with maximum read speed of 240 Mb/s. Expect to see production ramped up in the second quarter of 2009. No word on pricing or which devices may first incorporate thisRead more
ThinkGeek have this Phantom Keystroker which does nothing but makes random mouse movements and type out odd garbage text and phrases for your unsuspecting victim. Switches on the side of this gizmo allow you to chose between keyboard garbage typing, caps lock-toggle and annoying mouse movements or all three. There’s even an adjustment dial that sets a duration between annoyingRead more
I’ve been looking for a Bluetooth speakerphone that is easy to use and sounds great for a long time. A few have come close to doing the job for me but nothing really stood out… until now. An impulse buy while in CostCo last week led me to pick up the Jabra SP700. I’m really impressed by it and in