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Archive for January, 2007

Sleek VoIP Phone Stored in PCMCIA Slot While Charging

Store you’re VoIP phone in the PCMCIA slot, recharge your VoIP phone from the PCMCIA slot – the Vo200 Bluetooth Internet Phone is right on target. If you’re into VoIP phones this is one sexy looking unit.
vo200 kensington
The sleek design is designed for simplicity with auto detecting Bluetooth signal upon power up, what is now standard echo cancellation technology and compatible with virtually any VoIP service (Skype, MSN, Yahoo, Google Talk) 3 hours of continuous talk time, 30 hours standby time and a blinking light when only 10% of the charge is remaining. Nice built-in stand too. For one wireless, cable free Continue Reading

Movies From USB to TV – Thanks SanDisk

Sometimes you want to give USB a big huge. Case in point, the new USBTV from SanDisk is something anyone could apprecate. It’s a device to simply copy video from your PC and play on your TV. The flash drive is loaded with a media player and video codecs so the device will play a video file directly off the USB drive to the TV.
sandisk usbtv
So your TV doesn’t have a USB slot, well neither does mine, but that’s OK Continue Reading

USB Drive Remotely Controls House Security, Temp and more

The good folks over at GizmosForGeeks tipped us about Snap-Link from the 2007 CES show, a USB flash drive that controls home security, house temperature, lights, view through house webcam and even waters your lawn.
snap link
Snap-Link from Home Automation Inc. (HAI) uses a secure Ethernet port on a pre-loaded USB flash drive to access your house system via the Snap-Link software. It’s a great solution because access can only be made with Continue Reading

Kodak EASYSHARE Digital Picture Frames – A Long Journey from 1878

What other household name can we think of other then Kodak who consistently brings new and convenient technology to the masses. Well, since 1878 Kodak has been doing just that. Earlier this week Kodak took another step forward by introducing their EASYSHARE Digital Picture Frames. Here’s the EASYSHARE picture frame, but lets take a look back at the top 12 milestones the average consumer would care about (not industrial advancements) THEN we’ll get to the picture frame:
easyshare digital picture frame
  • 1878 – George Eastman developed a method for dry gelatin photo plates and a year later invented an emulsion coating machine to mass produce these dry photo plates.
  • 1881 – Built the business big enough to move into a four story building at 343 State Street, Rochester NY where even today remains to be the world headquarters.
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Flash Drive Tracks Your Weight via U3

Little on the heavy side and looking to track those extra pounds? CalorieKing introduces a diet log for the U3 flash drive platform to record everything you eat and the exercise you do against the world’s largest food and exercise database. But then again, if you are disciplined enough to download CalorieKing software, activate it in your U3 flash drive and enter daily food intake and exercise routines then chances are…
calorieking
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Cardo VoIP Wireless Headset w/ Control Wheel & Locator Buzzer

Cardo Wireless is a premiere Bluetooth and VoIP headset manufacturer with well established lines of Scala-500 and Scala-600 wireless headsets. Cardo has just announced their Scala-700 series – although an announcement made back in August, they’ve now been able to pull off a shipping product.
scala 700
So what came of the long Cardo Wireless wait – well the drawing board produced a rotating wheel for Cardo’s SWAP technology (switch between two devices such as Skype VoIP and mobile cell phone), headset locator buzzer, battery life indicator (nice) voice dial, mute, redial, call reject, conference calling blah blah Continue Reading

Colorful Transcend USB Flash Drives

Tired of grey and black colored Flash drives? USB flash drives are now candy colored thanks to Transcend’s Jetflash V60. The drives are available in four colors, with each color corresponding to a different storage capacity: orange is 512MB, blue is 1GB, red is 2GB and green is 4GB. All the Transcend drives come with basic security software including a program capable of locking your PC from prying eyes and wayward fingers alike.
A Transcend press release for the Jetflash V60 claims that “Now everyone can transfer to a paperless society.” Yes, Western civilization was just waiting for the V60 to appear in order to be convinced that a paperless society was viable. Technical Details Continue Reading

Is that a Switch Blade or New Lexar 360 JumpDrive?

Lexar announced their new Lexar JumpDrive 360 USB Flash Drive at the 2007 CES show. The new style is a capless design and encased in a rotating metal jacket you flip out before use – kinda like a switch blade.
JumpDrive 360
All Lexar drives will now ship with BitLocker Drive encryption software and Windows PE 2.0 for Vista. Of course Lexar is claiming the JumpDrive 360 is compatible with ReadyBoost, but who isn’t making that claim these days. Finally, Lexar will include their PowerToGo software on the JumpDrive 360 and all other devices, which BTW is a spit image of U3. Continue Reading

World’s Fastest Flash Drive

Patriot Memory is claiming the world’s fastest flash drive at the CES 2007 show this year. The X-Porter XT Version 2 can achieve 39MB transfer rates. Now besides the fact of anyone reproducing a manufacturers test specs, lets take it at face value – WOW that’s fast.
Patriot X-Porter XT
With flash drive capacity getting larger and larger this type of news is well received. Now, if iPods and PDAs could get this transfer rate then we could do much better things on Friday night then sync our portables.  Available capacities are 1GB to 16GB…what, no 32MB version? – I’d like to transfer all my data in 1 second. Continue Reading

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