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DMB affordable now

It was just a while ago since we thought that Digital TV was something out of this world: amazing quality (not really), amazing coverage (nope) and premium price (not anymore). What we really care more is that we won’t miss any programs that we want, and we want them recordable, cheap, anytime and anywhere. Well, recently USB digital TV tuners ...

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Can this be SE’s first DVB-H Bravia phone?

We all love rumors, and Esato is one of our favorite sites because usually the rumors there are well challenged before the critical crowd will buy. Anyway, here is the first picture (ever, to our knowledge) that may possibly be the real SonyEricsson DVB-H phone in works, with the Bravia brand name. Right now it smells a bit M600-ish and ...

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Samsung’s “World’s First” Optical Joystick: really NEC’s 3.9-year-old Neuropointer renamed and remarketed

Here’s a really Samsung thing to do, they tend to “borrow” ideas and remarket them. Just when we thought that we should give a “new company” another chance, they ripped off LG- their domestic enemy- with the Chololate-wannabee E900. Now it’s a different level, because they are ripping off other people’s technology instead, it’s the “world’s first Optical Joystick” on ...

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SonyEricsson’s single-hinge-dual-flip W44S received positive review

Most of the phone lovers must have seen this before. SonyEricsson’s W44S, the biggest breakthrough in terms of form factor after they came out with swivels. The question is, is this a branding gimmick or is the design any practical? One thing for sure is that it does look funny, and not everybody would like it. Some hardcore Sony fans ...

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Microsoft releases Zune firmware update 1.2

The new trend in mobile devices is the ability to update firmware. While firmware updates aren’t exactly a new concept, more and more companies are taking the responsibility of fixing bugs and adding features as users request them. The Microsoft Zune is one of these devices capable of updates, and the new version of its firmware was just released. Users ...

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Asus Z801: It’s black, it’s leather and it shines

There are a couple of companies with great potentials that never made it to become the big players in the mobile phone industry. Asus is one of them. Just take a look at the Z801, their newest triband GSM phone. Real leather, stainless steel, industrially-strengthened glossy surface are all used to construct this baby. I am sure it will sell, ...

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NEO 808i compact mobile phone: Add it to your charm bracelet

When they say compact….they mean it. The 808i (as displayed after the jump as a pendant for a necklace) is the mini-me of mobiles. While its not the thinnest thing you’ve ever seen, it’s definitely a compact little thing. It’s actually a breath of fresh air to see a phone that doesn’t look like it will break from the power ...

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Sony Mylo’s got the looks

There are some places where lugging your laptop around with you isn’t appropriate. Church for example. Funerals are another no no. So what are we to use when we are in these situations, but don’t want to sacrifice our wireless communication? Ding, ding, ding…you guessed right…the Mylo. This Sony gadget bring’s along some cool features, and looks pretty cool as ...

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Netgear Skype Phone = stocking stuffer

If your still busting your head over what to get that special someone for their stocking or just as a general Christmas gift, a Skype cellphone is a pretty neat idea for Skype users. The phone allows you to call any other Skype user for free when you’re within a WiFi enabled area. For a minimal cost, you can buy ...

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Wireless Wii sensor bar available

Tired of all the wires uglifying your sweet console setup, but unwilling (or unable) to mod it, build one from scratch, or make do with cheap alternatives? You’re in luck, as someone has built wireless Wii sensor bars, and is selling them for $24.99 (plus $5.99 shipping and handling). They claim it will run for 48 hours on one 9V ...

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