Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Lenovo IdeaPad Y550P Notebook With Intel Core i7 Processor

Lenovo today introduced the IdeaPad Y550P notebook, which is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor with the Turbo Boost technology. The 15.6-inch notebook provides a 1366×768 HD LCD display with up to 8GB of RAM, and a powerful nVidia GeForce 240M graphics. The Lenovo IdeaPad Y550P is ideal for gamers who need a powerful gaming laptop. Additional features include a Blu-ray drive, Windows 7 Home Premium, and a SlideNav that is designed to help users navigate programs, documents and shortcuts. Measuring 15.2-inch x 10.0-inch x 1.5-inch, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y550P will be available in mid-November for around $1399.

Bridgestone 10.7-inch Flexible e-paper

Bridgestone of Japan has recently introduced the world’s first flexible e-paper touch panel. Measuring 5.8mm thick, this flexible e-paper will be exhibited at FPD International 2009, which will run from October 28th to 30th, 2009, at Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama City, Japan.

NEC Releases The First Smallest WiMAX Router With Wireless LAN

NEC has proudly announced the world’s first smallest WiMAX router with wireless LAN support. Known as the Aterm WM3300R, the device measures at only 94mm x 67mm x 22mm and weights for 145grams. The WiMAX router comes with embedded Wireless LAN (BG), offering Multi SSID functions and basic Wireless LAN Security protocols like WEP and WPA(TKIP/AES). The WM3300R connects to the computer via USB port. The NEC Aterm WM3300R will be available in early November 2009 in Japan for 25,000 Yen or around $272. [Impress]

Acer T230H 23-Inch Multi-Touch LCD Monitor

The T230H is the latest addition to Acer’s LCD monitor range that boasts multi-touch capabilities. This new 23-inch widescreen monitor provides a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 80,000:1 contrast ratio, 300 cd/m2 brightness, 2ms response time and 160/160 degrees viewing angle. It also comes with two 1.5W speakers, D-Sub, DVI and HDMI connectors. The Acer T230H will hit Europe pretty soon for 349 Euro (about $516). [Acer]

JVC Cool Buz HA-FX15 In-Ear Headphones

JVC Japan will launch new in-ear headphones namely the JVC Cool Buz HA-FX15. Available in White, Red, Purple, Green, Black and Blue, these headphones provide an output of 106dB/1mW at 16-Ohms on a 10Hz to 23kHz frequency. The JVC Cool Buz HA-FX15 will be available in the US market very soon. Unfortunately, there is no word on pricing so far. [JVC]

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Dynex DX-WEB1C 1.3MP Webcam

Here’s another affordable webcam ‘Dynex DX-WEB1C’ for you to grab, in case your laptop or netbook doesn’t come with a webcam. Priced at $39.99, this compact webcam is perfect for making two-way real-time video calls or attaching photos and video to email. It features a 1.3MP image sensor, a snapshot button, a built-in microphone, Smart Face Tracking for keeping the focus on your face, a USB 2.0 interface and has the ability to capture both 1280 x 1024 video as well as 5-megapixel digital still images (interpolated mode).

Nokia Illuvia Series

Nokia has released a new series of special edition phones, which is known as the Nokia Illuvia. The new phone series consists of the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic Illuvia, Nokia 6700 Illuvia and Nokia 6303 Illuvia. These cell phones are made for The Phone House in the Netherlands. No word on when these handsets will be available in the US market. [PortableGear]

MSI Wind Top AE2220 Multi-Touch All-In-One PC Launched

MSI has introduced a new member to its Wind Top all-in-one PC line-up by launching the AE2220 Multi-Touch. The system boasts a 21.5-inch 1920 x 1080 touchscreen display, a choice of either a 2.1GHz Pentium dual-core T4300 or 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo T6600 CPU, an integrated NVIDIA GeForce 9300 graphics card, up to 4GB RAM, a 320/640GB hard drive, a 1.3MP webcam, a DVD writer, a 6-in-1 memory card reader, an optional hybrid TV tuner, WiFi and Windows 7 OS. In terms of connectivity ports, it offers Gigabit Ethernet, D-Sub and HDMI. The MSI Wind Top AE2220 is now available for pre-order in Europe for a price tag of 799 Euro (about $1,200).

The Falk F12 is a new super slim GPS navigation system that provides maps of Europe. Measuring 115mm x 85mm x 17mm, the gadget features a 4.3-inch tou

LG Electronics of Korea today released the Flatron W30 series notebook monitors (LG W1930S and W2230S) in South Korea. Available in Apple Mint, Jelly Pink, Oreo, Hawaiian and Blueberry, these monitors are designed for netbook users who want to enjoy movies and games in a bigger display screen. The LG Flatron W30 Series features 30000:1 contrast ratio. The 18.5-inch model (LG W1930S) is priced at 270,000 Won($228), while the 21.5-inch model (LG W2230S) retails for 310,000 Won($262). [AVING]

Falk F12 GPS Navigation System

The Falk F12 is a new super slim GPS navigation system that provides maps of Europe. Measuring 115mm x 85mm x 17mm, the gadget features a 4.3-inch touchscreen display, a 1.330 mAh Lithium-Ion battery, a 4GB of storage capacity, and a USB 2.0 (Mini USB). The Falk F12 GPS navigation system retails for 370 Euros ($555).

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Apple Bluetooth Magic Mouse

Apple today announced the new Bluetooth Magic Mouse that allows users to navigate using intuitive finger gestures instead of mechanical buttons, scroll wheels or scroll balls. The entire top surface of the Magic Mouse is a multi-touch surface that can track independent fingers. It is perfect for both left and right handed users. The Bluetooth Magic Mouse will be available at the end of October 2009 for $69 each. [MacRumors]

Active Media Predator X7 SSDs

Active Media has announced a new series of Predator X7 SSDs. Available in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities, these 2.5-inch pocket-sized SSDs are based on MLC NAND flash memory chips and provide read and write speeds of up to 230MB/s and 180MB/s, respectively. They also feature an 8-channel JM612 controller, a SATA-II 3.0 Gbps interface, a128MB of cache memory and a mini USB 2.0 port. The Predator X7 will start shipping in November for $149 (32GB), $219 (64GB), $349 (128GB) and $699 (256GB), respectively. [Active]

Dell SX2210T 21.5-Inch Multi-Touch LCD Monitor

Dell has added a new multi-touch LCD monitor to its range by releasing the SX2210T. This 21.5-inch widescreen LCD supports a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and features 2ms response time, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 220 cd/m2 brightness and a 2-megapixel webcam. It also offers several connectivity ports including D-Sub, DVI and HDMI. The Dell SX2210T sells for $469. [Dell]

Barnes and Noble Nook Available For Pre-order

Barnes and Noble has officially confirmed their e-Book reader, the Barnes and Noble Nook. Measuring 7.7-inch x 4.9-inch x 0.5-inch and weighing at 11.2oz, this Android-based gadget comes jam packed with a 6-inch e-ink Vizplex display and a 3.5-inch color touchscreen, AT&T 3G WiFi access, and a 10 days of battery life. If you want one, you can pre-order the Barnes and Noble Nook for $259. The gadget will be released in November 2009. [Slashgear]

Yamaha PDX-60 Wireless iPod Dock

Yamaha comes back to the iPod dock market by releasing the PDX-60. This wireless iPod dock and speaker system connects to the iPod or iPhone via the yAired wireless technology instead of Bluetooth. Priced at $299.95, the PDX-60 allows you to stream uncompressed audio content to the included Yamaha digital amplifier from an iPhone or iPod by using a Dock Connector based accessory that attaches to the bottom of the device. The gadget also comes equipped with the yAired cradle, so you can recharge your device while listening to your favorite music. Available in black, blue, gray and pink, the Yamaha PDX-60 is compatible with all iPhone models, the iPod touch, iPod classic, and fourth and fifth-generation iPod nano. [iLounge]

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

KDDI’s First BRAVIA Phone

The Sony Ericsson UI is now available via KDDI network, which is actually the first BRAVIA handset from this network carrier. The handset adopts Sony Bravia Technology and Sony Blu-ray forwarding technology allowing you to enjoy Blu-ray movie on your phone by syncing it to a Blu-ray player. The Sony Ericsson U1 also has a 3-inch WVGA LCD display, a microSDHC card slot (up to 16GB), waterproof (IPX5/IPX7), a 5MP digital camera with Auto focus, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and 1Seg TV. No word on pricing at this time. [Akihabara]

Dane-Elec USB 3.0 External Hard Drives And SSDs

Dane-Elec has unveiled a series of external hard drives, the So SuperSpeed HDDs and SSDs, that will support the upcoming USB 3.0 standard. These storage devices will provide data transfer speeds of up to 250MBps, which is roughly ten times the rate available in current USB 2.0 devices. The So SuperSpeed drives consist of USB 3.0 HDDs which range in capacity of 500GB to 2TB and come in 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch formats, along with 80GB and 160GB SSDs that have been re-branded as Intel M-25 drives. If your computer doesn’t have an integrated USB 3.0 port, then you can use the Dane-Elec USB 3.0 adapters for PCIe or ExpressCard slots. The So SuperSpeed drives will be released on December 11th, coinciding with the launch of USB 3.0-compatible laptops and PCs. The 500GB HDD is priced at $180. Meanwhile, the 80GB and 160GB SSDs retail for $400 and $800, respectively. [Geeky Gadgets]

Sanyo LP-XF1000 Dual-lamp Projector

Sanyo has launched a new dual-lamp projector in the form of the LP-XF1000. This projector features Sanyo’s very own QuaDrive Engine technology, which produces the highest level of brightness in the industry at 12,000 lumens in an AC 100V. The Sanyo LP-XF1000 dual-lamp projector also provides a high contrast ratio of 4000:1. The Sanyo LP-XF1000 will be displayed at the GITEX Technology Week 2009 in Dubai. No word on pricing at this time. [FarEastGizmos]

QNAP’s Latest Entry Level Turbo NAS Server

QNAP Systems has recently released the TS-110 entry level NAS server for home and SOHO users. The TS-110 supports a single 3.5-inch SATA hard drive with up to 2TB of total capacity and features a Marvell 800MHz CPU and a 256MB DDRII RAM, which provides high performance with low power consumption. The NAS can be configured with QNAP’s exclusive Q-RAID 1 for high data redundancy. The TS-110 also features three USB ports for expanding the storage capacity, printer sharing, DLNA support, and an e-SATA port. The QNAP TS-110 will be available in October 2009.

Transcend MP330 Digital Audio Player

Transcend has announced the availability of its MP330 digital audio player for the mass market. Available in black or white, the gadget supports a wide variety of file formats including FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) alongside MP3, WMA, WAV, and WMA-DRM10 protected music files. What makes this music player more interesting is that it has a high signal-to-noise ratio of over 90dB, delivering superior audio output quality. Additional features include seven advanced equalizer effects, an integrated FM radio, lyrics support and a built-in USB connector. The Transcend MP330 is currently available in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB models. [VR-Zone]

Sunday, October 18, 2009

NEC LaVie M Ultra-Thin CULV Notebook

NEC comes back with its new ultra-thin CULV-based notebook called the LaVie M. This energy efficient notebook is powered by a 1.2GHz Intel Celeron ULV SU2300 processor and equipped with a 13.3-inch 1366 x 768 display, up to 4GB RAM, a 320GB hard drive, WiFi, Bluetooth, an HDMI port, a 4.1-hour battery and Windows 7 Home Premium OS. The NEC LaVie M will go on sale in early November 2009.[nec]

Technocel PowerPak Portable Battery And Home Charger

Technocel has recently announced their latest innovation, the Technocel PowerPak, which is actually an all-in-one portable battery and home charger. The gadget will replace all your gadget’s chargers with a single universal solution that will safely recharge and power your USB devices at home, in the car, at the airport, or anywhere else. The PowerPak will be available starting November 1st, 2009 for $49.99 via Sprint stores.

SplitFish Dual SFX Frag Pro Controller

SplitFish today announced that the SFX Frag Pro controller will be shipped on November 10th, 2009. In case you didn’t know, the controller has a mouse section with 2000dpi sensitivity and a FREVO “Fragchuck” section that functions as a gaming controller for the PC and the Sony PlayStation 3. The SplitFish Dual SFX Frag Pro Controller is priced at $90 each. [SplitFish]

FPS Pearl M3 Pocket Projector

FPS is out with its new pocket projector called the Pearl M3. This LCoS-based projector can produce images between 5-inch to 66-inch with a native resolution of 640 x 360. It also features a 2GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot, a built-in 2500mAh battery (up to 3 hours of use), RCA video input, a USB port and supports most multimedia formats including MP3, WMA, WAV, APE, FLAC AAC/AAC+, MPEG1/2/2.5, AVI, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4 3G, WMV9/VC1, ASF, M/RMVB and FLV. The FPS Pearl M3 sells for $219. [FPS]

Samsung Lapfit LD190N And LD220G LCD Monitors

Samsung has rolled out two new LCD monitors for the US market in the form of Lapfit LD190N and LD220G. Designed specifically for use as a secondary display for notebook PCs, the 19-inch LD190N offers a native resolution of 1360 x 768 pixels, while the 22-inch LD220G provides a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Both monitors also features 20,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 250 cd/m2 brightness, 5ms response time, a VGA output (LD190N) and a USB port (LD220G). The Samsung Lapfit LD190N and LD220G are now available for purchase in US for $149.99 and $249.99, respectively.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Apple’s iMac Blu-ray and Core i7 Rumors

AppleInsider has received unconfirmed information from several sources about Apple’s next iMac revision, which is expected to be available next year. According to the new information, Apple will use Intel Core i7 “Clarksfield” mobile processors and Blu-ray drives in the next-generation iMac. Sadly, there is no official confirmation from Apple so far. We will keep you posted. [AppleInsider]

Corsair Flash Survivor 64GB USB Drive

Corsair has launched the new Flash Survivor USB drive with a 64GB of storage space. The drive is encased in extremely strong CNC-milled, anodized aircraft-grade aluminum to provide protection to your important data. The Corsair Flash Survivor 64GB USB Drive is also water resistant up to 200m, thanks to the EPDM waterproof seal. No info on pricing or availability so far.

Shure SRH750DJ Professional DJ Headphones

Shure will rolled out a new pair of headphones in the form of the Shure SRH750DJ Professional DJ Headphones. These headphones come jam packed with a closed back design, padded ear cups that swivel 90 degrees, 50mm drivers, and a 10-ft. coiled cable. The Shure SRH750DJ Professional DJ Headphones will be launched in November 2009 for $149.99. [Shure]

Fujitsu DeskPower F All-In-One Desktop PCs

Fujitsu has announced a new series of all-in-one desktop PC, the DeskPower F. The system is available in two different versions, either with a 23-inch, 1920 x 1080 or 20-inch, 1600 x 900 multi-touch display. Both systems are equipped with an Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 2.53GHz processor, a 4GB RAM, up to 1TB hard drive, a Blu-ray drive, Windows 7 OS and a choice of either a digital or analog TV tuner. The Fujitsu DeskPower F series will go on sale in the second half of this month for unannounced price yet.

Vodafone 360 Samsung H1 Available For Pre-order

The Samsung H1 is now available for pre-order via Vodafone network. The phone is actually Vodafone’s first mobile phone that uses Vodafone 360 Platform. The Vodafone 360 Samsung H1 will be shipped to customers on October the 30th, 2009. The handset is available for free with a 24-month contract, which costs £30 per month. For your info, the Samsung H1 comes equipped with a 3.5-inch OLED display, a 5-megapixel shooter, a built-in GPS, WiFi, HSDPA/3G connectivity and a 16GB of storage space. [Vodafone]

Thecus N7700PRO 7-Bay NAS Server

Taiwanese storage solution provider Thecus has unveiled its latest Network Attached Storage (NAS) device called the N7700PRO. The device is equipped with seven 3.5-inch SATA drive bays, an LCD screen, a Core 2 Duo processor, a 4GB RAM and a 300W power supply. In addition, it also supports multiple RAID setups (0, 1, 5, 6, 10) and comes with several connectivity ports including four USB 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet and eSATA. Pricing and release date are still unknown at the moment. [TCMagazine]

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Epson PictureMate Charm Photo Printer

Epson has recently introduced the portable Epson PictureMate Charm photo printer that is perfect for photographers who want to have and send out copies of their captured photos. This printer is able to print superior 4-inch x 6-inch photos with true-to-life skin tones, amazing detail and sharpness in as fast as 37 seconds. Priced at $149.99, the Epson PictureMate Charm features a 2.5-inch LCD, a multicard reader, optional Bluetooth support (via a separate adapter) and room for either 150 glossy sheets or 100 matte sheets of 4-inch x 6-inch paper. It will be available on October 20th, 2009 via a variety of online retail stores and Epson’s retail site. [dpreview]

Adesso WKB-4000BB SlimTouch Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard

Adesso comes back with its new Bluetooth-enabled wireless keyboard in the form of the WKB-4000BB SlimTouch. This sleek and compact keyboard features low profile scissor-switch keys for quiet typing experience, an ON/Off switch and a built-in touchpad. The keyboard is compatible with Windows 7, Vista and XP operating systems with Bluetooth connectivity. The Adesso WKB-4000BB is priced at $129.99.

HP Elite 7000 Desktop PC

Here’s the latest addition to HP’s desktop PC line-up, the Elite 7000. Targeted towards business users, the machine is powered by either an Intel Core i5 750, i7 860 or i7 870 processor and equipped with a P55 motherboard, an optional NVIDIA GeForce G210 512MB, Radeon HD 4550 512MB or Radeon HD 4650 1GB graphics card, up to 1TB of storage space (HDD), an optional 64GB SSD, an optional DVD or Blu-ray writer, a 22-in-1 card reader and a choice of either Windows 7, Windows XP or Windows Vista Business OS. The HP Elite 7000 will start shipping on October 22nd for a starting price of $789. [TCMagazine]

First Pictures Of Barnes And Noble e-Book Reader

Here are several pictures of the upcoming Barnes and Noble e-Book reader. From these leaked pictures, we can see that the gadget will feature an e-ink screen as expected, but it will be monochrome only. This Amazon Kindle competitor will feature a multitouch display similar to the iPhone. Unfortunately, there is no further info about this gadget. Find out more pictures after the jump.

Clickfree C2 Portable Hard Drive

Clickfree has recently launched the Clickfree C2 portable hard drive, which comes with a range of file sharing, backup and storage features. The device also comes with migration, encryption and backup software as well as an iPod Music and Playlist Import feature which makes it easy to import music and videos into iTunes. The 250GB, 320GB and 500GB models are priced at $139.99, $159.99, and $189.99, respectively.[marketwire]

Monday, October 12, 2009

The Red Light Camera Detector

Here’s another useful device that can save you from red light cameras and speed cameras, the Red Light Camera Detector. The gadget sports a 1.6-inch OLED display and a built-in GPS that comes pre-loaded with approximately 6,000 red light and speed camera locations in the U.S. and Canada. So here’s how it works, whenever you’re approaching a camera or passing over the speed limit, this smart device will automatically warn you using its voice or visual alerts. What’s more, the database can also be updated every month via the manufacturer’s website for free for a year and then $19.95 per month thereafter. The Red Light Camera Detector will set you back $199.95.

Celltronix VR1 Bluetooth Headset

Celltronix has rolled out a Bluetooth headset that can record phone calls. The gadget is able to record up to 8-minutes of incoming or outgoing calls. You can also use this headset to record voice memos. Each Celltronix VR1 Bluetooth headset is priced at around $100 each. [TechnologyToday]

Lisse Q10 PMP With a Retro Design

Here is a portable media player that comes in a unique retro design. Known as the Lisse Q10, the gadget features a 3-inch WQVGA display with a resolution of 400 x 240, a memory cards support up to 32GB, an FM radio, TV out and a voice recorder. The Lisse Q10 PMP is compatible with the majority of file formats including WMV, AVI, ASF, RM, RMVB, MPEG, VOB, MP4, WMA, AAC, WAV, OGG, FLAC and MP3. The player also has a built-in battery that provides up to 20-hours of audio playback and up to 8-hours of video playback. No info on pricing at this time.[myracer]

Clothes Pin USB Drive

Brando’s Clothes Pin USB Drive is not only function as a flash drive, but also features as a book/paper clip. Measuring 83mm x 20mm x 19mm and weighing 21grams, the USB 2.0 flash drive is compatible with Microsoft Window XP/Vista, Linux 2.4, Mac OSX or above. The 2GB, 4GB, and 8GB models are priced at $20, $21, and $34, respectively. [Brando]

TRENDnet Mini Wireless N Speed USB Adapter Released Stateside

TRENDnet has released its latest Mini Wireless N Speed USB Adapter, the TEW-649UB, in the US market. Dubbed as the smallest Wireless N USB adapter in the world, the device uses advanced wireless encryption to protect a users data and Wi-Fi Multimedia Quality of Service, which prioritizes video, audio and gaming traffic data. The TEW-649UB Mini Wireless N SpeedUSB Adapter is now available at the TRENDnet online store and selected retailers for $30 a pop. [TRENDnet]

Limited Edition HP Envy 15 Beats

HP has collaborated with rapper Dr Dre to release a limited edition HP Envy 15 Beats. The laptop will feature a Beats sound system and a piano black high gloss finish, and a signature Beats design. Additional features include several DJ software including Native Instrument’s Traktor LE software and Audio 2 DJ Traktor LE software with Audio 2 DJ multichannel splitter. The HP Envy 15 Beats limited edition retails for around $2,299. [HP]

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Minox DC 1211 Digital Camera

Minox has recently released a new compact 12-megapixel digital camera in the form of the Minox DC 1211. The camera comes jam packed with a 5x optical zoom, a 3.0-inch LCD display, an electronic face recognition, a smile detection, an optical image stabilization, and a panorama and continuous shooting function. The Minox DC 1211 is also able to capture video. You can save all recorded videos and captured pictures on SD cards of up to 8GB (SDHC), or in the internal 32MB memory. The DC 1211 supports the PictBridge interface that makes it possible to connect the camera directly to the PictBridge-enabled printer without requiring a computer. Sadly, there is no info on pricing so far.

Samsung Giorgio Armani Windows Mobile 6.5 Smartphone Introduced

Samsung in collaboration with Giorgio Armani have come out with their new Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphone. The handset was presented today in Milan by Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer himself, saying that it’s “the most fashionable phone he’s ever had a chance to talk about.” Specs-wise, this new smartphone offers a 3.5-inch AMOLED touchscreen display, a 5MP camera, a full QWERTY keyboard, an 8GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot, GPS and runs on Microsoft’s latest 6.5 OS iteration. The Samsung Armani Windows phone will be sold for €700 (about $1,032), however, there’s no word on release date yet. Check out a couple of videos from the launch after the jump.

iBike Rider iPhone Case

The iBike Rider Case is a useful accessory for iPhone owner who are always on the go using their motorcycle. It is a wrist-mounted iPhone case that comes equipped with an optional headset microphone for your helmet, so that you can make phone calls while riding. Sadly, the optional headset microphone is not wireless. You can purchase the case for $42, while the optional helmet-mounted headset retails for $85. [LikeCool]

iRiver N20 PMOLED MP3 Player

iRiver today announced the availability of N20 PMOLED MP3 player. The gadget comes equipped with a 120 x 56 PMOLED (passive matrix OLED) screen with four lines of data, which is enough to display text and simple icons. The iRiver N20 alo supports most of popular music file formats including MP3, WMA, APE, FLAC, OGG, and WAV. The 2GB and 4GB versions are priced at $95 and $110, respectively.

Century’s Latest Ikkoichi 2.5-inch HDD Enclosure

Century has finally released the latest version of Ikkoichi 2.5-inch HDD enclosure. FYI, the first generation of this hard drive enclosure comes with two FireWire 400 ports but only supports IDE HDDs. The new model features one USB 2.0 port and two FireWire 400 ports and support of SATA 2.5-inch HDDs. If you are interested, you can purchase the Ikkoichi HDD Enclosure for 5,600 Yen ($62).

Craigton Berman’s Coil Lamp

Designer Craigton Berman has creatively created the Coil Lamp, which is a table lamp made from a 100-foot orange extension cord, wrapped around an acrylic frame. This lamp is a cool decoration in your living room. If you want one, you can order it via Craighton Berman’s website. The D.I.Y. version (B.Y.O. extension cord) retails for $75, while a hand-coiled edition, which is signed and serial numbered by the artist, is priced at $150.

CoolIT PC Case Mod

Here is a custom CoolIT PC case mod that was designed by 19-year-old Dominic Heise. The computer case looks like a frosty block of snow and ice. The CoolIT PC features a heavy duty Boreas liquid cooling rig with 15 cooling fans in the back of the case. It is also illuminated by cool blue LEDs to complete the icy cold look. Check out more pictures after the jump.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Sony Vaio CW 14-Inch Laptop

Sony has expanded its 14-inch laptop range by announcing the Sony Vaio CW. The machine is powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo P7450 2.13GHz processor and boasts a 14-inch 1366 x 768 LED-backlit display, a NVIDIA GeForce GT230M GPU, up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, a 320GB hard drive, a Blu-ray drive, WiFi, Bluetooth, an HDMI port, a 4-hour battery and Windows 7 OS. The Sony Vaio CW will start shipping at the end of the month for a starting price of $799.99.