Gadget News and Reviews

Gadget News and Reviews


Ergo Tabula Duo Dual-boot Tablet

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:32 AM PDT

Ergo Tabula Duo Dual-boot Tablet
The Ergo Tabula Duo is a new dual-boot tablet that features both Android 2.3 and Windows 7 operating systems. The gadget has a fast 1.5GHz Intel Atom Z670 dual-core processor, which is combined with a 2GB of RAM, up to 64GB of storage space, a 10-inch (1024×600) multitouch display, an Intel GMA 600 graphics, a microSD card slot and a GPS navigation. The tablet offers several connectivity options such as 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth. Ergo will release the Tabula Duo in Italy in June 2012 for approx. $533. [PCLaunches]


Epson EH-TW9000W 3D Home Theater Projector Hits Australia

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:32 AM PDT

Epson-EH-TW9000W-3D-Home-Theater-Projector
Epson has announced the availability of their new 3D home theater projector 'EH-TW9000W' in Australia. Adopting the 3LCD display technology, this 3D projector delivers 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 2400 ANSI lumens brightness, 200,000:1 contrast ratio and up to 5,000 hours of lamp life (Eco Mode). Connectivity-wise, it has 2x HDMI ports, 1x Composite, 1x Component, 1x D-Sub port and 2x RCA ports, and is bundled with a WirelessHD transmitter for cable-free installation and two sets of 3D glasses. Pricing info is still unknown at the moment. [Epson]


MSI B75MA-P45 Motherboard

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:31 AM PDT

MSI-B75MA-P45-Motherboard
MSI has showed off their latest motherboard, the B75MA-P45. Based on Intel B75 chipset, the board supports for LGA1155 processors and has four DDR3 DIMM slots, one PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slot, one PCI-Express 2.0 slot and one legacy PCI slot. In terms of connectivity ports, it comes with one SATA 6.0 Gbps, five SATA 3.0 Gbps, four USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, DVI and D-Sub. The B75MA-P45 is said to retail under $100. [eTeknix]


EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Superclocked Graphics Card

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:30 AM PDT

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Here's the newest member to EVGA's graphics card line-up, the GeForce GTX 680 Superclocked. Based on the NVIDIA's reference design, the card sports 1536 CUDA Cores, a 256-bit memory interface, a GPU clock of 1058MHz (1113MHz Boost Clock) and a 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM set @ 6208MHz. In terms of connectivity ports, it offers dual-DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort outputs. The GeForce GTX 680 Superclocked is priced at $519.99 MSRP. [EVGA]


Digital Storm Aventum Gaming Desktop

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:30 AM PDT

Digital Storm Aventum Gaming Desktop
Digital Storm has unveiled the new Aventum gaming desktop. The computer features the Cryo-TEC liquid cooling system, a patented thermal exhaust chamber, an intelligent 5 thermal zone regulation and an exclusive Aventum software that controls 13 customizable fans to effectively dissipate performance inhibiting heat. The Aventum is available in four different Level configurations. The Level 1 offers a basic configuration that consists of an Intel Core i7 2700K, a 16GB of DDR3 RAM, an EVGA GTX 680 2GB graphics card, a 120GB SSD, a 1TB HDD and a 1050W PSU. If you are unsatisfied with Level 1 specifications, then you can choose the Level 4 that packs a pair of Intel Xeon E5-2630 processors (a total of twelve cores), a 32GB of RAM, three GTX 680's in SLI, a 180GB SSD and a superb 1500W PSU. The Level 1 retails for $3,859, while the Level 4 is priced at $7,856.


Buffalo RMSD-C6SA Class 6 microSDHC Cards

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:29 AM PDT

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Buffalo is set to unleash a new line of Class 6 microSDHC cards called the RMSD-C6SA. Coming in capacities ranging from 4GB to 32GB, these tiny cards come with Class 6 speed specification and promise to deliver a minimum data transfer rate of at least 6MB/s. The 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB models will start shipping from mid-April for 2,800 Yen (about $34), 3,800 Yen (about $46), 8,800 Yen (about $106) and 17,800 Yen (about $215), respectively, and each card will come bundled with an SD adapter. [Buffalo]


Scythe Grand Kama Cross Rev. B CPU Cooler

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:28 AM PDT

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Scythe is bringing you their latest CPU cooler, the Grand Kama Cross Rev. B. Supporting both Intel (LGA775, LGA1155, LGA1156, LGA1366, LGA2011) and AMD (754, 939, 940, AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1) processors, the cooler is packed with a nickel-plated copper base, four copper heatpipes, two separate heat sinks that leave a gap in between for better airflow and a Slip Stream 140mm PWM fan that operates at 500 to 1300 RPM. The Grand Kama Cross Rev. B is available now for 30.50 Euro (about $41). [Scythe]


The Bose Bluetooth Headset Series 2

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:27 AM PDT

The Bose Bluetooth Headset Series 2
Bose has just announced the new Bose Bluetooth Series 2 headset. This wearable gadget is compatible with devices using the Bluetooth 2.1 (or earlier) specifications that support the Bluetooth hands-free or A2DP profiles. The Bluetooth headset features a noise-rejecting microphone, allowing callers to hear more of your voice in noisy and windy environments. If you are interested, the Bose Bluetooth Headset Series 2 is currently available for $149.95 a pop. Each purchase comes equipped with a portable zipper case, a one-foot USB cable, a power adapter with fold-flat prongs, and additional StayHear tips (small, medium, large). [Press Release]


Genius GX-Gaming SP-i250G Portable Stereo Speaker

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:27 AM PDT

Genius GX-Gaming SP-i250G Portable Stereo Speaker
Genius today introduced its latest portable stereo speaker, the GX-Gaming SP-i250G. The portable stereo speaker features a pair of 40mm omnidirectional neodymium speakers that offer a total of 6 Watts of rich and dynamic 360° surround sound. It has a unique LED ring in the middle that shows different color, a gold-plated plug for a smooth signal transmission and a Lithium battery that provides up to 8-hour of operating time. No word on pricing or availability so far. [Genius]


Nextbook P8SE Android Tablet

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:22 AM PDT

Nextbook-P8SE-Android-Tablet
If you're in the market for a new Android tablet, I recommend you to check out this Nextbook P8SE from Yi Fang. Powered by a 1GHz RK2918 ARM Cortex-A8 processor, the device is equipped with an 8.0-inch 1024 x 768 capacitive multi-touch display, a GC800 GPU, a 1GB DDR3 RAM, an 8GB of storage, a microSD card slot, a front-facing camera, 1080p Full HD video playback support, WiFi, 3G module support, OTG function, an HDMI port and runs on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. The Nextbook P8SE is currently on sale for just 799 Yuan (about $127). [Product Page]


LG E2742V-BN 27-Inch Full HD Monitor

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:20 AM PDT

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Another Full HD monitor is about to enter the Japanese market, this time from LG called the E2742V-BN. Adopting the TN panel, this new 27-inch LED-backlight monitor provides 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 250 cd/m2 brightness, 5ms response time and 160/170 degree viewing angles, and features mini D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI connectors. The E2742V-BN will become available from April 2nd for around 24,000 Yen (about $289). [LG]


Lexar Media Crucial Adrenaline Solid-State Cache Drive To Hit Japan

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:20 AM PDT

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Lexar Media is preparing to release their latest solid-state cache drive 'Crucial Adrenaline' in Japan. Coming in 50GB capacity, this 2.5-inch solid-state cache drive is equipped with MLC NAND Flash memory chips, a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface and capable of delivering read and write speeds of up to 500MB/s and 95MB/s, respectively. The Crucial Adrenaline will become available in Japan from early April for around 10,000 Yen (about $120). [Lexar Media]


Sony VPL-VW95ES 3D Home Cinema Projector Shipped

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:19 AM PDT

Sony-VPL-VW95ES-3D-Home-Cinema-Projector
Sony has begun shipping their newest 3D home cinema projector 'VPL-VW95ES' into the market. Adopting the SXRD display technology, this 3D projector delivers 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 1000 ANSI lumens brightness and 150,000:1 contrast ratio, and has a number of connectivity ports including 2x HDMI, 1x Component, 1x D-Sub and 1x Stereo Mini Jack. The VPL-VW95ES retails for $6,300 and comes bundled with two pairs of glasses. [Sony]


Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom Graphics Card

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:19 AM PDT

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Gainward hits back with their latest graphics card, the GeForce GTX 680 Phantom. Based on the NVIDIA's reference design, the card sports 1536 CUDA Cores, a 256-bit memory interface, a GPU clock of 1084MHz (1150 Boost Clock) and a 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM set @ 6300MHz. Connectivity-wise, it offers dual-DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort outputs. Pricing info is still unknown at the moment. [Gainward]


Nikon Laser Rangefinder COOLSHOT

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:18 AM PDT

Nikon Laser Rangefinder COOLSHOT
Nikon Vision today unveiled the Laser Rangefinder COOLSHOT. The new golf rangefinder provides easy and immediate subject acquisition with the 6x multicoated lenses, large ocular lens and wider field of view. It supports a high-speed ranging system out to 550 m/600 yd. with 0.5-m/yd. distance display step. The Nikon Laser Rangefinder COOLSHOT is waterproof (up to 1 meter for 10 minutes), but not for underwater usage. The gadget has a wide temperature tolerance of between -10 °C to +50 °C. No word on pricing at this time. [Press Release]


Hipstreet Bluetooth Keyboard Case For iPad

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:18 AM PDT

Hipstreet Bluetooth Keyboard Case For iPad
Made out of durable aluminum, the Hipstreet Bluetooth keyboard case enables you to use your iPad in either landscape or portrait positions. The case comes with a built-in LED indicator to show the charging and connectivity status of the keyboard. It is powered by a long lasting Lithium rechargeable battery. If you are interested, you can buy the Hipstreet Bluetooth keyboard case for $129.99. [Hipstreet]


A-Tech Fabrication HeatSync 1200 Ultra-slim Mini PC

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:18 AM PDT

A-Tech Fabrication HeatSync 1200 Ultra-slim Mini PC
The A-Tech Fabrication HeatSync 1200 is not an ordinary ultra-slim mini PC, because it is equipped with a docking station for Apple's iPhone or iPod. The computer features a 2.5GHz Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge processor, up to 8GB of RAM, up to 80GB of SSD, WiFi adapter, HDMI, USB ports, etc. The A-Tech Fabrication HeatSync 1200 ultra-slim mini PC is priced at $1,449. [Product Page]


FireDock Speaker Dock For Kindle Fire

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:17 AM PDT

FireDock Speaker Dock For Kindle Fire
The Grace Digital Audio FireDock is a stereo speaker dock designed exclusively for the Amazon Kindle Fire. Measuring 13-inch x 4.3-inch x 3.75-inch, the dock features a USB port, a headphone jack and a power button, which are located at the bottom of the tablet. The FireDock is equipped with a rotating cradle that allows you to view the tablet in both horizontal and vertical viewing angles. The FireDock for Kindle Fire will be launched in July 2012 for $129.99. [Grace]


ILA Sport Pedometer And Personal Safety Alarm

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:17 AM PDT

ILA Sport Pedometer And Personal Safety Alarm
The ILA Sport Pedometer and Personal Safety Alarm will help you to stay safe when you are jogging alone or walking at night. If you need to let people know that you are in danger, simply press the button at the top of the device and it will produce an ear-splitting 130Db alarm. What's more, the gadget will also track your steps, distance travelled and the calories you have burnt off. It can be clipped to a belt or clothing, or simply carried in your hand. If you are interested, you can purchase the ILA Sport Pedometer and Personal Safety Alarm for £14.99 ($23). [Product Page]


Jabra WAVE Bluetooth Headset With A2DP Support

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 05:16 AM PDT

Jabra WAVE Bluetooth Headset With A2DP Support
The new Jabra WAVE Bluetooth headset supports A2DP functionality, allowing you to stream music from your smartphone or Bluetooth-enabled MP3 player. Available in a jazzy red color, this wearable gadget provides greater comfort than other behind-the-ear products, which makes it perfect for wearing all-day long. The Jabra WAVE also provides up to 6-hour of talk time or up to 8-day of standby time. The Jabra WAVE Bluetooth headset is priced at $76. [Jabra]