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It holds 20 gigs, it comes in different colors, and they dubbed it the new Sony Walkman for added measure. Sounds like a plan to me. The battery on Sony's latest model, the NW-HD3, is also said to last 2.5 times longer than the iPod's 12-hour capacity, though prices are a little higher, at least in Britain where it will be available before Christmas. It's still compatible with the less popular Atrac music format as well.
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An organization of 15 European research centers, have introduced the first road-ready vehicles that require no driver. While there are already airport carts that do this, they require embedded road tracers, while the CyberCar has a pre-programmed route. Coupled with a laser-sweeping the device on it's front end, it can also avoid or stop in front of obstacles. We wonder how you feel about cruising around without a human navigator at the wheel, but this could certainly be the future we're all destined for. Already the town of Antibes on the French Riviera, and other nearby areas are considering buying fleets to taxi tourists around their crowded streets. I'd like to see them pull some of the manuevers I've witnessed with the cabs in Manhattan.
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There's a lot of anti-iPod sentiment out there, as evidenced by some of the comments I've seen lately on the internet. Are these people just "haters" or do they have a valid point? Surely the iPod features some great usability and customer support, but some argue that for the same price you can get players with better features. Gear Live wants to hear your thoughts. Is the iPod the end-all be-all? The debate continues on our message boards.
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Our good friends here at I4U got a chance to look at Sony's latest digital wonder, billed as the World's Thinnest 5MP Digital Camera. You can import one from Dynamism for about $599. The latest model features some subtle but valuable improvements, including better picture quality and warmer colors. You even get an English user's manual with it, plus the black model is exclusive only to Japan.
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My wife always says that I’m obsessed with wrapping up my earbud phone cords when I’m done with them. What can I say? I like things tidy and neat, at least when it comes to gear, considering how expensive things can get. Imagine my curiosity when I discovered that ZipKord offers a pair of in-ear buds that, get this, auto-retracts the cord for easy storage. We here at Gear Live had to check it out.
Hey, it turns out that Target is looking to reach out to the younger crowd within the next 4-8 weeks. That's right, no more trying to search for what you want on street corners or dark alleys - just go to Target.com! I guess this is just one of the many ways the retail chain is going to try and take down the almighty WalMart. Now, let's see how long these links remain active: