Sansa Express fits any budget, $60 for a gig!

If you haven’t already bought an iPod or any other MP3 player, you are pretty far behind the times, but don’t fret, all is not lost. Sansa has released its Express MP3 player that is designed specifically for those who don’t want to spend a large amount of money. It comes with 1GB of built-in flash storage, but if a ...

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Powercut does not prevent my house from lighting up during earthquakes

The scary thing about earthquakes is not so much about falling ceilings anymore, at least in Japan. More injuries are incurred due to the fact that the power is off and people can’t see (along with gas explosions, fire and falling shelf objects). Most commercial office buildings are equipped with emergency lighting, but what if you want them at home? ...

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Harman Kardon jumps on navigation bandwagon

Harman Kardon is known for its excellent audio equipment, so when they came out with the Guide + Play GPS-500 navigation system, some people were surprised. They were not trying to go all out with this player; itís about equal with many other GPS systems out on the market. It can play audio and video, has a 4GB SD card, ...

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Share a pedometer with your dog

The Japanese love dogs. They decided that it is a good idea to put pedometers on them and estimate how fit they are (no it doesn’t count the proximity between your kids and Michael Jackson). Supposedly dogs tend to move less when they’re sick. Anyway, if your dog has been running around in your house all day, you might not ...

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A total of 4 working iPhones on Macworld showfloor?

So there’re 2 iPhones spinning around in the glassboxes like snow-white, there’s probably one being held by Steve Jobs. Is that it? We rarely see hands-on pictures with the iPhone, we know that there was a preview a few weeks ago but no pictures were taken (for obvious reasons), and even when reporters requested to have the babies brought out ...

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Upgraded Xbox 360 is confirmed by Microsoft, rumors abound

An upgraded Xbox 360? Could it be true? Not right now says Microsoft. They have come out in the public stating that while this picture does confirm that there are upgraded Xbox 360s out there, Microsoft knows all about them. They will not be released to the public, Microsoft has said. Among the upgrades that these systems have are a ...

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Universal battery gives you hours of extra play time on laptop

Everyone who travels with a laptop knows that gut-wrenching feeling when youíre far away from an outlet and your battery is at 4%, and to top it off youíre halfway through writing a report for your boss. This is not a feeling anyone wants ever, and so American Power Conversion came out with 3 Universal Notebook Batteries at CES. The ...

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Macworld: Creative Xdock for iPod emphasizes simple X-Fi audio tech

For all of you who haven’t heard of the Creative X-Fi and its wild claims of repairing your audio output to better than CD quality, here’s your intro. As stated, Creative’s claims for their X-Fi audio technology have taken people by surprise, but equally surprising is the improvement that the X-Fi really does make on compresses audio. Their new Xdock ...

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Nyko PS3 & Wii charging stations simplify the recharging problem

OK, so maybe recharging controllers isn’t the biggest problem in the world, but it is definitely a little pet peeve of many gamers. Another problem is that the Wii only accepts AA batteries, and if you aren’t using rechargeables yet, then stop complaining because you aren’t using your brain. Luckly, the recharging station forces you to use the NiMH batteries. ...

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Surf all season long with uSurf

Out here in sunny Southern California, surfing is a way of life. Too bad that right now its winter, and the water is really cold for us (itís probably between 50 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit), so many of us have to go withdrawals and not get in the water until April. Lucky for us, Brookstone heard our cries and so ...

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