Surrounded by the hastily expelled contents of the cardboard box it came in is Ricoh’s brand spanking new CX1 digital compact camera, which has just arrived at Digi-Towers for review.
Our tree was rattled when we tried to bag a new T-Mobile G1 on contract, confident that our ten years – count ’em! – as a loyal paying customer with T-Mobile would surely be rewarded with handsome discounts all round. Sadly, we swiftly learned that in T Mobile’s world, a punter coming off the street is worth a whole load more than a loyal customer – to the tune of a hefty £305 penalty coming our way.
Sony has hoisted a vast box of its new X Series Walkmans into the air and given them a hefty kick towards the general direction of consumers at a UK launch today.
Looking to take on the mighty iPod Touch, the new Walkmans look pretty good to our eyes, sporting a 3in touch-screen and coming in 16GB or 32GB flavours, capable of ferreting away up to 7,000 songs or 40 hours of video.
Proof indeed that Britain’s gone tech-crazy comes in the form of a department store’s breakdown of what’s on new couples’ wedding list.
UK store John Lewis has released a list of top 20 items to appear on couples’ wedding lists, with the Nintendo Wii figuring prominently, as well as high def TVs and speaker docks also being requested.
Championship Manager, one of the most hideously addictive games ever created by humans has been released for the iPhone.
Simultaneously wonderfully playable and hideously anti-social, we had to force ourselves to give up playing the game way back when it was an Amiga title.
Growing up in an age where hoverboots, weekend breaks to Mars and swooshing automatic doors seemed an absolute certainty, we’ve found ourselves a little disappointed by the subsequent lack of the promised lunar thrills.
However, while we may be in the gutter, we can still look at the stars, and that’s a job that’s going to be a lot more interactive and fun thanks to Google’s fantastic new mobile phone application called ‘Star Droid’.
Currently oozing through the pores of the Internet is a new video of Samsung’s first Android device in action, the i7500.
The quad-band GSM, tri-band 7.2Mbps HSDPA handset serves up a full suite of current smartphone specs, offering a 3.2-inch, 320 x 480 pixel AMOLED touchscreen with WiFi and GPS.
Call us cynical old rascals if you will, but we can’t help suspecting that there’s been a few palms greased along the way to make this happen.
The University of Missouri journalism students are now being ‘required’ to purchase an iPhone or an iTouch for their next college term.
Simply begging, nay demanding, that it be introduced with some half-cocked pun like ‘Asus to start shifting super sleek Seashells with a C Drive’, we can announce that their quirkily named netbook will indeed be shimmying their way on to UK shop shelves this month.
The 1008HA Eee PC is one smooth looking slab of soapy-smooth loveliness, looking a mere slither of a thing at just one-inch thick.
Speculation-o-meters are being cranked up to max on the web, as rumours of a new Kindle book reader for newspapers continue to circulate.
Amazon have invited members of the press to an event tomorrow which the The New York Times has suggested is to mark the launch of a Kindle-like reader sporting a much bigger screen.