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Minolta announces new CompactFlash adapter for SD memory cards

Minolta announces new CompactFlash adapter for SD memory cards

Ed Steele May 20, 2003 Comments Off on Minolta announces new CompactFlash adapter for SD memory cards

Minolta has released a SD to CompactFlash adapter that will allow you to use SD memory cards in cameras, PDAs, and laptops that only have a CF slot. According to Minolta, their adapter increases

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Weekend inspiration worse than hackers

Weekend inspiration worse than hackers

Ed Steele May 20, 2003 Comments Off on Weekend inspiration worse than hackers

A UK study reports that developers’ “weekend inspiration” is more likely to cause website downtime than malicious hackers. Monday is apparently the worst day for crashes since that is the day developers implement their

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RIP: Bandai Wonderswan

RIP: Bandai Wonderswan

Ed Steele May 19, 2003 Comments Off on RIP: Bandai Wonderswan

The Bandai WonderSwan handheld gaming console was designed by Gumpei Yokoi, who also designed the original Game Boy for Nintendo. Lik-Sang is reporting that Bandai is in the process of phasing out the little handheld,

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Turn your Clie NR70V into a Camcorder

Turn your Clie NR70V into a Camcorder

Ed Steele May 19, 2003 Comments Off on Turn your Clie NR70V into a Camcorder

Using Clievideo’s Vivid software, you can turn your Sony Clie NR70V into a camcorder and record video clips. Vivid can export clips with a playback rate of 90 FPS and supports 20 different PC formats.

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I’m working “from home” today… yeah, that’s it

I’m working “from home” today… yeah, that’s it

Ed Steele May 19, 2003 Comments Off on I’m working “from home” today… yeah, that’s it

The Register reports that 1,000 pubs around the UK will soon be getting high-speed wireless access provided by The Cloud. Starbucks had the same idea a while back. I have some ideas about who

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Matrix: Explained

Matrix: Explained

Ed Steele May 18, 2003 Comments Off on Matrix: Explained

Corporate Mofo has published a very interesting essay that explains the historical, literary and religious relevance of the story and characters of the new Matrix movie. While this may not be a gadget per

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$50 Trade in Rebate on New Palm Handhelds

$50 Trade in Rebate on New Palm Handhelds

Ed Steele May 18, 2003 Comments Off on $50 Trade in Rebate on New Palm Handhelds

While this isn’t a deal-finding site, none of the deal sites I frequent have this one up yet, so I might as well be the first to tell you. You can trade in your

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Wristomo

Wristomo

Ed Steele May 18, 2003 Comments Off on Wristomo

I bet you have already read about the Wristomo, the latest phone offered by NTT DoCOMo in Japan. When I first saw it I thought “great, a phone you wear on your wrist, big deal.”

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Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48 on your Palm

Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48 on your Palm

Ed Steele May 18, 2003 Comments Off on Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48 on your Palm

 Here’s a blast from the past. Now you can emulate your old Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48 on your Palm handheld. It is free to download from PalmGear.com

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Can’t wait for the new F-Troop movie

Can’t wait for the new F-Troop movie

Ed Steele May 17, 2003 Comments Off on Can’t wait for the new F-Troop movie

Surely there’s an original script somewhere around Hollywood, right? Apparently not. Charlie’s Angels has opened the door for Starsky & Hutch, Magnum P.I., Hawaii Five-O, and… God help us… The A-Team

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Son of DIVX

Son of DIVX

Ed Steele May 17, 2003 Comments Off on Son of DIVX

Do you remember DIVX? I’m not talking about DivX, the avi codec, I’m talking about the brilliant idea that Circuit City had back in 1999 to make DVDs that you could only watch a

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MenuetOS – OS on a Single Floppy Disk

MenuetOS – OS on a Single Floppy Disk

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off on MenuetOS – OS on a Single Floppy Disk

MenuetOS is a 32-bit, assembly written, graphical RTOS that supports pre-emptive multitasking, multithreading, and skinnable application windows. It even has its own http/mp3 server built in. Did I mention it fits on a single

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The Original Sony PSP – September 6th, 2001

The Original Sony PSP – September 6th, 2001

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off on The Original Sony PSP – September 6th, 2001

Every other gaming and gadget site out there is posting stories about Sony’s recent announcement of a handheld gaming system called the PSP. Curious as to what it might look like? See it here

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Virtual Pet Detects Your Bad Breath

Virtual Pet Detects Your Bad Breath

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off on Virtual Pet Detects Your Bad Breath

Looks like I may have spoken too soon about toys that can check if your breath smells. Konami Toy & Hobby of Japan DOES have a Tamagotchi-like virtual pet called “Teddy” that can detect various

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GBA Boktai: Harness Solar Power to Defeat Your Enemies!

GBA Boktai: Harness Solar Power to Defeat Your Enemies!

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off on GBA Boktai: Harness Solar Power to Defeat Your Enemies!

Konami is releasing a game for the Game Boy Advance called “Boktai”. In this game you are a vampire hunter who utilizes the power of the sun to defeat your enemies. The game cartridge actually has

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