Monday, June 21, 2010

Lenovo uses Freescale tech in a design reminiscent of the Skylight

We found out late last month that Lenovo had killed off the interesting sounding Skylight smartbook in favor of devices running Android. Lenovo is showing off a new design for a smartbook that looks very interesting. The new device is being shown off by Freescale, who provides the hardware platform.[slash]

Friday, June 18, 2010

Acme Made Slick Case & Skinny Sleeve for iPad Review

If there’s one thing there’s no shortage of, it’s cases for Apple products: accessory manufacturers know a good market when they see one, and protecting your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad is an excellent example. Acme Made sent over two of their latest cases for the iPad, the Slick Case and the Skinny Sleeve; check out our review after the cut.[slash]

Second-Gen Sony VAIO P up for sale

Sony’s second-generation VAIO P has now gone on sale through the company’s Sony Style online store, a week ahead of its expected debut. The VAIO P – which refits the original ultraportable with bright new casing choices, a new navigation system and some mildly fettled specs – had originally been tipped for a June 25th release, with preorders kicking off earlier this month.[slash]

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Sony VAIO Z and Y notebooks get “Share My Connection” WiFi router functionality

Sharing a single data connection across multiple WiFi devices seems to be a growing trend these days, popularised by the MiFi mobile hotspots and then spreading to cellphones and now laptops. Sony has announced that their VAIO Z and Y series notebooks will have a “Share My Connection” (SMC) option, that when turned on allows up to five nearby devices to connect via WiFi.[slash]

ColorWare Moves on to HDTVs

We’ve brought you plenty of gadgets that ColorWare has splattered with their paints before, ranging from Nexus Ones to Macs, there’s nothing that they won’t color for you. And, after today, that statement has never been more true. They’ve finally added a whole new addition to their coloring options, going for something a bit more stationary, and in your home. Want to paint up that brand new HDTV you just bought? Good, because now you can.[slash]

Verizon Motorola DROID X shows up on “coming soon” teaser

Verizon has officially acknowledged the Motorola DROID X, with a new teaser page that suggests the touchscreen smartphone is “coming soon”. Accompanying the image – which suggests the DROID X will slot in-between the original DROID and DROID Incredible – are a few basic specifications: a 4.3-inch, 720p capable display and an HDMI output.[slashgear]

Monday, May 24, 2010

HTC EVO 4G Review

Long anticipated, hugely specified and just plain huge: there’s a lot to like about the HTC EVO 4G. The first WiMAX phone in the US brings with it the promise of DSL-like mobile data access along with the flexibility of Google’s Android OS, complete with HTC’s now-legendary hardware quality and flexible Sense UI. On the flip side it’s nowhere near cheap and WiMAX coverage is marginal. Is this new superphone faster than a speeding bullet, or is that just how quickly it drains its battery? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.[slash]