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Jan 22, 2009

Social Media mentalism – the gadgets you need to rock the social media world

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Social media

Gadget lust is great, but buying a shiny new gizmo is only part of the deal – other than drool over it, what can you actually do with it? In a new series of posts, I’ll show you how to make the most of the latest gadgets on the market. For this series, I’ll look […]


Jan 16, 2009

Sony X-Series Walkman video preview

Posted by in CES 2009, Events, Manufacturer, MP3 Players, Portable Gadgets, Sony
Sony Walkman X-Series media player

Sony have launched the Sony X-Series Walkman, the first Walkman designed to take on the iPod Touch. Not only can this beast play music and videos, it’ll also let you browse the Web, and comes with Wi-Fi and a user interface that’s at least as good as Apple’s legendary multi-touch interface. In other words, it’s […]


Jan 15, 2009

How HDTVs will look in 2010 and beyond

Posted by in Articles, CES 2009, Events, HDTV, Opinion, Video and TV
new HDTV technology

Now that CES 2009 has finished, we have more of an idea of what’s in store for HDTV in 2009. Better still, several distinct new trends were on display, which point to the future of HDTV. We round up those trends in this article to give a revealing glimpse of what you can expect from […]


Jan 13, 2009

Sony Giga Juke NAS-EH35HD Hard Disk Hi-Fi review

Posted by in Audio, Gadgets, Sony
Sony Giga Juke NAS-EH35HD Hi-Fi review

I thought it was about time I did a Sony Giga-Juke NAS-EH35HD review, as I’m considering buying one, and reviewing this thing might help me make up my mind! The Sony Giga-Juke NAS-EH35HD looks it could be the perfect mini Hi-Fi for those of you with thousands of MP3 tunes locked away on your PC, […]


Jan 9, 2009

Pioneer confuses Engadget, fans set 'em straight

Posted by in CES 2009, DVD player, Events, Pioneer, Video and TV
Pioneer DV-420V DVD player

Pioneer has announced the Pioneer DV-420V at CES 2009, an upscaling DVD player that has two tricks up its sleeve: the ability to rip tunes from a CD and store them as MP3 files onto a USB device (including an MP3 player or external hard-drive); and the ability to confuse the hell out of Engadget!


Jan 9, 2009

Panasonic TX32LZD80 price drop reflects shift in HDTV market

Posted by in HDTV, Panasonic, Video and TV
Panasonic TX32LZD80 HDTV review

If you wanted proof that the price of HDTVs is dropping like a stone, look no further than the Panasonic TX32LZD80. Part of the Panasonic LZD80 series, the TX32 is, as it’s obscure name suggests, a 32″ LCD TV with full HD 1080p, integrated freeview receiver, 3 HDMI inputs, and, most impressively, a PC input […]


Jan 9, 2009

55 of the Web's hottest gadget girls

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Gadgets

Damn it, why didn’t I think of this?! BuzzNewsRoom have rounded up no less than 55 of the Web’s hottest tech girls and put them all together in one glorious photo gallery. If you’re feeling a bit overloaded by all the news coming out of CES 2009 at the moment (and we’ve only just started […]


Jan 9, 2009

CES 2009: JVC launch cat-controlled Hi-Fi with iPod dock

Posted by in Audio, CES 2009, Events, JVC
JVC Micro Audio Systems

JVC have been showing off a range of new Micro Audio Systems that integrate nicely with an iPod. I say nicely – the iPod simply slots into a slot at the top, and just sits there looking gormless against the giant black behemoth beneath it! The JVC system might be micro in Hi-Fi terms, but […]


Jan 9, 2009

CES 2009: Samsung P3 – a touchscreen haptic MP4 player

Posted by in CES 2009, Events, MP4 Players, Portable Gadgets, Samsung
Samsung P3 MP4 player

Samsung have announced the Samsung P3 at CES 2009, a brand new MP4 player that features a new touchscreen haptic user interface that’s designed to take on the iPod Touch at its own game. The iPod Touch made existing MP3 players look as outdated as mobile phones when the iPhone came out, but this may […]


Jan 8, 2009

Samsung MBP200, the world's first pico projector PMP

Posted by in CES 2009, Events, MP4 Players, Portable Gadgets, Samsung
Samsung MBP200 Pico projector PMP

CES 2009 wasn’t only about HDTVs – a number of stunning new PMPs have also been shown off the by electronic giants. Take, for instance, the Samsung MBP200 Pico Projector. At first glance, it’s a rather boxy-looking Personal Media Player with a 2.2″ screen, but it comes with one rather special feature…