Archive for June, 2008
Why Targus hired a marketing firm who places their speakers in a pile of rocks with weeds sticking out is a complet mystery.Â If these folks are trying to send the message of a lovely afternoon at the park, then grass, picnic basket and a couple glasses of wine should have been the props here. Maybe they are trying to convey the portable iPod speaker system will get you to “rock out.”Â Doubt that. In either event, the Targus speakers will run you about $45 bucks plus a plane ticket to Korea. Source: AvingUSA. Continue Reading
Mimoco is on the verge of announcing another set of Star Wars Mimobot USB drives.Â This next line is their Series 3 and Mimoco will be announcing new drives between now and July 23rd.Â Mimoco is having a Star Wars Mimobot contest – you can enter here – so enter to win a free drive!Â I did.Â It’s a fun little guessing game. The Series 2 Mimobots are still available.Â Maybe they aren’t as hot as we are led to believe (announcement of 2,000 available back in Nov ’07). Continue Reading
BootIt is a Lexar based utility to flip the Removable Media Bit setting of a USB drive. What this means, is you can take a Lexar drive (and many other brands) and make it appear as a Local Drive on your PC rather than Removable Storage.
This is absolutely necessary if you are looking to partition your USB drive or try some trick hack like run your iTunes from a USB stick.
The RMB or Removable Media Bit is present on all flash drives, but whether the Lexar utility can flip it is something of trial and error. Although it goes without saying…and I’ll say it anyway…the utility works with Lexar drives, everything else, use at your own risk.
Flip your bit BootIt is a freeware program. Download it here.Continue Reading
Chances are that if youâ€™re reading this blog, youâ€™ve probably got multiple computers in your household, but on the other hand, youâ€™ve probably decided against cluttering your home with multiple printers, external hard drives and the like. But it can be such a pain to keep swapping those devices amongst your various computers. Enter the Kensington ShareCentral USB sharing device.If this bit of news peaked your interested you can check out the latest price on the Kensington ShareCentral at Amazon. Continue Reading
Designed for any on-spot location the ProTrack will run solid for five hours with just four trip-A batteries.Â The little guy is also threaded for tripod mounting to set it & forget it.
ProTrack is ideal for capturing sound effects, recitals, jam sessions, speeches, interviews, rehearsals, performances, meetings, lectures, notes-to-self, or any other audio material directly to iPod. It will be available from pro audio dealers Q3-2008.The ProTrack is due out in 30-45 days (although Alesis is notories for pushing back release dates) with an undisclosed price tag [damn]. Source:Â Engadget via Brad Linder’s Blog. Continue Reading
Brando gives you light blue, white, green, yellow and orange as your collection options along with a $12 price tag for those on a budget.
USB Cube Hub product page from Brando. Continue Reading
In the last few months, Loopt has published several BlackBerry versions of its software for all major American cellphone carriers including T-Mobile, AT&T, Alltel and Sprint. Loopt also demonstrated an Alpha version of their software for the 3G iPhone at the 2008 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). You can sign up to be notified when the full iPhone version of Loopt is released here.
If you have a Jailbroken iPhone, then the function and features of Loopt might sound similar to Twinkle. Twinkle is a native Twitter client for the iPhone that pairs your GPS location with your Twitter posts. Twinkle also gives you the ability to add images to your Twitter Tweets. But whether or not you use Loopt, Twinkle or Twitter.. it’s not any fun unless all your friends are also using the service. methodshop Continue Reading