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WowWee demonstrated for us their new Roboreptile, a “quicker, more cunning” version of their Roboraptor. We must have missed the memo explaining that “quicker” and “more cunning” were now euphemisms for “spastic” and “utterly stupid.” Suffice to say, this interview was a brilliant exercise in professional courtesy, as we had to try our best not to break down and laugh as the pathetic, over-priced, and bizarre robotic toy (which we wouldn’t pay $20 for at Radio Shack) nearly flailed itself right off the table in a fit of white, melodramatic, plasticy rage.

This all makes for a very stark contrast to the Ugobe Pleo, a dinosaur-based artificial life form that features three times the sensors, intelligence to keep it from walking off a table, and the ability to communicate with other Pleo’s, along with a ton of other innovative features.

When asked about a successor to the sorry, largely pointless Roboreptile, we receive a “no, not really anything planned” which made the interview all the more special.

We can’t quite grasp what would encourage someone to throw away $120 at a crappy plastic dinosaur that doesn’t really do much but seize and fall over, but perhaps there’s a market in people who don’t really know any better. Stay away from this novelty at all costs.


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Okay, so a little over a month or so ago, we asked Bleeding Edge viewers to get out there and create fan sites for the show. The person who we thought had the best site was promised an Xbox 360. Well, the results are in, and in this episode we announce the winner. Scilynt created Livin On Da Edge, and we liked it so much, we figured we would give him an Xbox 360 for his troubles. Hey, no crying because you didn’t win! In fact, we still have one more Xbox 360 to give away. If you want it, check out how to win.

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In this episode, we catch up with Ken Castle of SanDisk, and he gives us a rundown of all of the features of the new Sansa e260. If you are looking for something that will provide you a lot more features than the iPod nano - at a cheaper price - the Sansa e260 looks to be it. Ken tells us why you should own one. Look for our review in a future episode.


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Ponzi Archetype

We had our girl Ponzi take the new Tom Bihn Archetype bag (in Leopard print!) for a spin since we knew she would look a lot better carrying around a bag like this than we would. She tested the bag with her 12” ThinkPad, and reports back with her thoughts on the new bag. You can check out the Archetype Gallery for more images, and the full review after the jump.

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iVod Video Review

In case you missed our video review of the Vaja iVod Video, we figured we would flesh out our thoughts in print as well. The Vaja iVod Video cases for the 5th generation iPod with video are impressive, and this one was made using the Vaja Choice service. First impressions count, and as you can see, the product was custom-made with Gear Live orange and gray taking center stage. We took tons of images which you can find in our iVod Video Gallery, and give our full impressions, after the jump.

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On the heels of our Samsung MM-A920 review, we have just put up a dedicated photo gallery of the A920. This one is for those who asked for more images of the phone. Go ahead and check out the gallery, where you can comment on the images while viewing. Nifty, no?

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In this special episode of The Bleeding Edge, we take a look at Gear Live’s latest Mind Camp event. Held semi-annually in Seattle, Mind Camp is a gathering featuring some of the smartest tech geeks around. Here is what we have for you:

Best part for me? The massage. Hurt so good, and had me feeling like a new man. One note - the Xbox 360 contest that we mention in this episode is now over, and the winner will be announced shortly.

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Samsung MM-A920 Multimedia Phone

We just put a bunch of time into playing with the Samsing MM-A920, and are reporting back with our thoughts. This is Sprint’s dedicated multimedia phone, offering easy access and navigation of music, games, and video clips on the go. With external navigation, stereo speakers, BlueTooth, camera, and a host of other features, how does the phone stack up? Read on for our full review.

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In this show we show off Verizon Song Identity, get an inside look at Windows Desktop Search, and stream DivX to the Xbox 360:

THE WIRE
PSP Firmware Upgrade
Net Neutrality Bill Voted Down

GIZMATIC
ZVUE 200a

UNWIRED
Verizon Song Identity Service

WEB GEMS
Interview with Brandon Paddock, Windows Desktop Search

HACK ATTACK
How To Stream DivX To Your Xbox 360


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The Gear Live Forums have just undergone a nice upgrade, adding quite a few requested features. Here are the improvements that were added over the weekend:

  • “Next/Previous thread” links in thread view page.
  • RSS Support. Individual threads can be subscribed to, or the entire forum globally.
  • Show/hide capability to forum man page, enabling specific forum clusters you are interested to be shown.
  • “View today’s active topics” link to main forum page.
  • “New topic” button in the thread view.
  • Added database storage of “read topic” IDs so that you can use different browsers with different computers and retain your read topic info.
  • Changed the behavior of the input filter such that tabs are converted to four spaces so that code examples posted in the forums will retain indenting.

Go ahead and check out the forums and let us know what you think.


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