Tag Archives: portable

Portable Train Set

Any boy looking to relive his days of playing with model train sets will be excited to know there’s now an option for us working adults. This working train set is set inside an elegant briefcase, ensuring portability and anonymity no matter the location. Little figures adorn the landscape as the train keeps a’ rollin’, all night long. The only ...

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The Game Boy Timeline

Game Boy turned 20 this week! Isn’t that amazing? I remember, specifically, receiving the very first model when I was 3 years old. It came with Tetris and I soon purchased Metroid II and Super Mario Land. The batteries died in minutes, the screen was hard to look at but more importantly, it was a portable gaming monster that kept ...

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USB Spring Speaker

Either we can sit around cracking jokes about how this speaker looks like a certain phallic object or we can get on to the specs like professional adults. You’d rather crack dick jokes? OK, I’ll wait. Good. Now that you’re done, let me give you the 411 on this speaker. It’s called the Spring Speaker and it has a whopping ...

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Hacked: Sony PSP 3000

Sony has gone on the record saying that the piracy is affecting PSP game sales. That’s a givein; if it’s free, take it. This time around, a peripheral manufacturer called Datel has cracked the PSP 3000 by forcing it into service mode. Datel did some silicon hacking on a chip level to find out how it could force the PSP ...

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Samsung P3 Sneak Peek!

Samsung is updating its portable media player with the successor to the Samsung YP-P2, the Samsung P3. The device will be formerly announced in January, joining the media player race alongside the iPod, Toshiba U103 and the non-existant MySpace PMP. Subtle changes include its rectangular aluminum body and three inch 480 x 272 touchscreen. You can expect it to have ...

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Myspace Drinks The DAP Kool-Aid

Who does Chris DeWolfe, CEO of MySpace.com, think he is? Michael Arrington of TechCrunch? Because he certainly doesn’t think he’s the CEO of MySpace. If he did, he wouldn’t have come up with the crazy notion that MySpace could compete in what is essentially Apple’s market of portable media players. Seriously, a MySpace-branded portable media player? Are you nuts? According ...

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Mintpad: The Digital Post-It

The Mintpass Mintpad is a neat concept, had Nintendo not thought of its conception four years ago with the Nintendo DS. What seems like a glorified stand-alone version of the Nintendo DS’s Pictochat is also a portable media player, camera and web browser. With this lil’ tablet, you can send full color notes to any other Mintpad users with its ...

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Nintendo DSi Sells Out In Japan

As if you expected any less, Nintendo’s new DSi portable gaming console flew off shelves as Japanese consumers braved both Godzilla and a bad economy to get their hands on one. It supposedly took only two days for Nintendo to move 170,000 units of the 200,000 available. If you’re worried about importing one, have no fear; Nintendo is prepping another ...

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Boxing Cartoon Made On A Game Boy

The Game Boy might appear like a useless piece of hardware with no good games for it, but check out what the folks of Sidabitball.com managed to do using their Bricovision technology. By synchronizing animations with a Game Boy in real time with the help from a hardware interface and some software, the team put together this impressive boxing video ...

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Ice Hockey On A Portable DVD Player

This portable entertainment center is the only one in existence advertised with the Ice Hockey game for the NES playing on it. Despite all the expected features of a portable DVD player like a 14-inch crystal clear TFT LCD screen, multi-format disc play (including MP3 and DivX) and a high quality TV tuner for use all over the world; this ...

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