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Why I Am Waiting To Buy a Sony PS Vita

Why I Am Waiting To Buy a Sony PS Vita

Ed Steele March 22, 2012 0

Were you one of the first 1.2 million people to purchase a Playstation Vita? While I’m glad to see another successful handheld enter the market I am holding off on purchasing the Vita for

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Kingston USB Wi-Drive Wirelessly Shares Files With 3 Apple Devices

Kingston USB Wi-Drive Wirelessly Shares Files With 3 Apple Devices

Ed Steele July 28, 2011 0

Ever find yourself wishing you had more storage on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad? Kingston feels your pain and has released their new Wi-Drive USb 2.0 portable hard drives with 802.11g/n wi-fi allowing up

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NoteSlate Writing Tablet

NoteSlate Writing Tablet

Ed Steele February 20, 2011 0

Last year when I reviewed the Boogie Board I mentioned specific enhancements that would make a portable writing tablet better: replaceable battery, carrying strap, stylus holder, and the ability to transfer drawings via USB

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How to Snag a Samsung Galaxy Tab On or Before Black Friday, and Which Carrier?

How to Snag a Samsung Galaxy Tab On or Before Black Friday, and Which Carrier?

Ed Steele November 20, 2010 0

Editor’s note: This is my story of how I purchased my new Galaxy Tab without signing up for a data contract. Your mileage may vary. Interested in scoring a new Samsung Galaxy Tab before

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Review: Boogie Board Paperless Writing LCD Tablet

Review: Boogie Board Paperless Writing LCD Tablet

Ed Steele October 14, 2010 0

Video Review What’s In The Box Boogie Board LCD writing tablet Writing stylus Cleaning cloth Instructions Pros: Thin, light, and durable. Unlimited possible uses. Sensitve display allows for detailed texturing, strokes, etc. Cons: No

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Review: iPod Touch 4th Gen (4G) & Comparison

Review: iPod Touch 4th Gen (4G) & Comparison

Ed Steele September 15, 2010 0

Video Review What’s In The Box iPod Touch 4G Instruction Booklet iPod USB Sync Cable Apple Headphones Pros: Retina Display, 960-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 pixels per inch. Two cameras! Video recording, HD (720p) up

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Mimo Mini USB Monitor

Mimo Mini USB Monitor

Ed Steele August 20, 2009 2

At first we considered making sarcastic comments about paying the same for a miniature 7″ monitor that you would for a monitor three times the size. Then we took a closer look at the

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How To Use Portable Firefox, ThunderBird, FileZilla, and Pidgin Over SSH On Unprotected Networks Using Any USB Drive

How To Use Portable Firefox, ThunderBird, FileZilla, and Pidgin Over SSH On Unprotected Networks Using Any USB Drive

Ed Steele March 21, 2008 1

A few years ago I started using PortableFirefox on my USB drive to browse with. It was easier to always have my stored form data, bookmarks, and other browser settings with me regardless of

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Deal On Apple Certified Refurbished iPhone 8GB For $349

Deal On Apple Certified Refurbished iPhone 8GB For $349

Ed Steele September 18, 2007 1

If you’re like me, you’re on the fence between getting either the new iPod Touch or the iPhone. Which one is better? Ars Technica and iLounge have reviewed both and their consensus is almost

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Otterbox 1933 for Blackberry 8800 Protects From Dust & Mustard Gas

Otterbox 1933 for Blackberry 8800 Protects From Dust & Mustard Gas

Ed Steele September 15, 2007 1

Okay, we come clean. The oddly retro-ish named “1933″ case for the Blackberry 8800 may not protect your handheld from mustard gas but it’s one of the more stylish and sexy cases for the

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USB Podcast Recoding Studio In A Box

USB Podcast Recoding Studio In A Box

Ed Steele September 14, 2007 0

Fancy yourself a podcaster? This awesome aluminum case packs a USB microphone with a 19mm internal shock mounted diaphragm, mic clip and stand with shockmount and Cakewalk’s Sonar LE software. We can see this

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LeapFrog FLY Fusion Pentop Computer

LeapFrog FLY Fusion Pentop Computer

Ed Steele August 16, 2007 0

The FLY Fusion pentop computer can play MP3′s, help you with your homework, and digitize all your handwritten notes for import to your PC. We like the idea of a pen computer, here’s hoping

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iPod Drumsticks

iPod Drumsticks

Ed Steele April 16, 2007 1

Most of you reading this don’t know me personally. See, the first time I saw someone on a handsfree handset on their cell phone (which was a few years ago) I thought: “What a

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Mimobot 1GB USB Figure

Mimobot 1GB USB Figure

Ed Steele April 12, 2007 0

Ripple and One Love are 1GB limited edition USB Mimobots designed by Aiko and Sket One. Sket One is a visual artist who has designed for Universal Records, EMI, Graffiti TV, Sedgwick & Cedar,

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PDA, iPod, Laptop Accessory Cases

PDA, iPod, Laptop Accessory Cases

Ed Steele April 11, 2007 0

I’ve reviewed RhinoSkin cases before, and they make the best PDA & iPod armor in this sector. A tipster sent me an email today about MFGDirect, which has free shipping on all products, and

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