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New Zealander Reinvents the Mouse

MouseAlthough it hasn’t changed much since its inception in 1964, Grant Odgers in New Zealand built what he believes to be a better mouse. He will be meeting with Microsoft and perhaps Logitech to show off his Swiftpoint. While sketchy on details, apparently the device is held between the thumb and index finger, and can be used with or without a flat surface. This sounds to us pretty close to the description of a pen, and in fact MS may be considering if it can replace those now used with its tablets. The Swiftpoint will make its debut March 4 at the CeBit in Hanover, Germany.

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Toshiba Offers Touchscreen Tablets

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Corporate News, PC / Laptop

Toshiba M700-S7002XToshiba has a duo of Portege M700 Tablets PCs that include touchscreen LED backlit displays. The M700s have the company’s 3rd gen EasyGuard Technology, 12-inch diagonal widescreens with anti-glare, Intel Centrino Pro processors, digital pen capability, and wireless and Ethernet support. They also have a DVD SuperMulti drives and a Webcam. The M700-S7001X carries a price of $1,699.00 with 1024MB memory and features Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005, while the M700-S7002X goes for $1,799.00 with 2048MB of memory and Windows Vista Business (32-bit.)

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Unboxing the HP Pavilion TX1000

We recently got our hands on the HP Pavilion TX1000 Entertainment Notebook, which in and of itself is a mouthful, and decided we would hook you guys up with another Unboxing gallery. This is one of the biggest galleries we have done, as we have forty-six images of the TX1000 for your vicarious viewing enjoyment. Unboxing the HP Pavilion TX1000 took us quite a while to complete, but when all was said and done, we walked away impressed.

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Gallery: Unboxing the HP Pavilion TX1000 Entertainment Notebook

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features, Galleries, PC

We recently got our hands on the HP Pavilion TX1000 Entertainment Notebook (try saying that three times fast), and decided we would hook you guys up with another Unboxing gallery. This is one of the biggest galleries we have done, as we have forty-six images of the TX1000 for your vicarious viewing enjoyment. Unboxing the HP Pavilion TX1000 took us quite a while to complete, but when all was said and done, we walked away impressed.

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PDP and Konami Celebrate Frogger’s Anniversary

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Handhelds, Toys, Video Games

TabletWhile we’re on the subject of all things froggish, can it really be 25 years since the hatching of Frogger? In honor of the event, PDP (Performance Designed Products) and Konami have teamed up to create the “Tablet”, a portable gaming system that will be available to North American retailers in September. Housed in a round shell, the Tablet contains 25 8-bit classic games at a SRP of $29.99. Available in four colors, the system features a 2.0” backlit TFT LCD display screen.
Paul Chen, VP of Licensing and Content at PDP claims, “Additional 8-bit games on the ‘Tablet’ offer even more retro fun for older gamers who played these games decades ago, along with new gamers who will be introduced to them for the first time.”

For an additional $9.99, you can purchase an A/V cable for plug ‘n play capabilities on your TV. This kit also includes a protective case so that our favorite amphibian remains dust free and ready dodge cars and gators when you are. For a sneakpeak at other games included, check out the interactive website: http://www.vgpocket.com/.

Read More | PR Newswire via VG Pocket Tablet Interactive


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