Author: Rob Stevens
Nicholas Negroponte, Chairman and co-founder of the MIT Media Lab announced to the World Economic Forum the most recent plans of the lab: a research initiative to develop a $100 laptop computer, with a 12” one megapixel screen, 1GB hard drive, and 500Mhz processor. Other features include some sort of innovative power (possibly wind-up), a plethora of USB ports, and a ruggedized exterior …
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Ever since MiniDV camcorders were released, I’ve wondered to myself how long it would be before someone like Sony released a camcorder that recorded to an internal hard drive, instead of old-school tape. You can make the tape as small as you want, but it’s still tape.
Surprisingly, JVC is the one making the leap into the 21st Century, with their Everio line of camcorders …
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Despite being pilloried in both the press and gaming communities, the Nokia N-Gage QD is a great (and most importantly, cheap) smartphone. At E3, Nokia unveiled some accessories that look to improve the platform, including the problem of having a smartphone platform where the expandable storage and game cards use the same slot. These new add-ons are all due in the second half …
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Toshiba has released their Tecra M4 series Tablet PC, a close sibling of the Satellite R10/15 line, but featuring a 14” SXGA+ screen, Intel Sonoma chipset, and the option for a 128MB Nvidia GeForce 6600 TE (Toshiba Edition) PCI Express video solution. Tablet PC Review Spot has this machine on the bench, and it’s looking like it’s finally the first Tablet PC that …
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