Way back in the day, things were tricky for cash strapped musicians looking to lay down some basic tracks.
With the industry standard Revox A77 open reel tape recorder being the exclusive plaything of the well heeled, even the cheaper Akai GX-77 reel to reel was out of reach for musicians accustomed to their weekly Giros.
Continue reading Tascam DP-004 4-Track Portable Recorder
Dell has introduced the latest addition to the Inspiron Mini family of wee laptops, the Inspiron Mini 12.
Although the company have given this device ‘netbook’ status, with its 12.1-inch WXGA (1280×800) display it looks more like a regular ultraportable laptop to us,
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After having seen the highly impressive demonstration of Wikitude, we just had to find out more, so Digital-Lifestyles spoke to Philipp Breuss, who has lead the development of Wikitude.
Philipp previously worked for Sony but gave this up to make the development of the Wikitude software which he describes as “the most exciting things that we ever did.”
He’s been building the application for the last year, but as a mobile travel guide for Android that also uses Mobile Google Maps and Text from Wikipedia.
Continue reading Wikitude: Philipp Breuss And The Story Behind The Software
In the aftermath of the copious free beer and the sheer delight at seeing the Human League at the Palm Treo Pro launch earlier this week, we forgot to add that we crashed into the UK Palm rep at the end and attempted a Paxman-style merciless grilling in a quest for some hot insights into developments at Palm.
Continue reading Palm Foleo 2 On The Way? The Beer Asks The Questions
Freed from the shackles of being lumped in with its ever- expanding, cheapo Eee range, Asus has whipped out a sleek, slim netbook for those folks that like a dash of style when they’re tapping away on a wee lappie.
Continue reading Asus S101 Upmarket Netbook Launched
Vodafone has announced that the new Blackberry Storm will only be available on their network initially in a number of different countries including the UK and Netherlands.
Continue reading Blackberry Storm: Vodafone Get Exclusive
LG have today announced their entry in to the sub-notebook category, the Netbook X110.
Joining the trend which started getting attention when the Asus Eee was launched, LG says that theirs offers “the full PC experience,” and comes in three colours white, black and pink. It runs Windows XP Home and uses the Intel Atom processors
Continue reading LG Netbook X110 Launched: IFA 2008
Coming a little late to the netbook party but still hoping that its celebrity name will guarantee a good seat at the table is Lenovo, who have just announced their IdeaPad S10, a 10-inch mini-notebook running the 1.6GHz Intel Atom chipset.
Although it’s YARN (yet another ruddy netbook) that looks the same as the rest of them, Lenovo have an excellent reputation for the quality of their products, so this 2.4 pound 9.8″ x 7.2″ x .8-1.08″ little wonder might be worth taking a look at.
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It’s all well and good strutting around town with your snazzy slim’n’light ultraportable laptop but if there’s no optical recorder lurking inside you’re going to feel a bit of a chump when you need to back up content or access material on CD or DVD.
Continue reading LG GSA-E5ON Slim Portable CD/DVD Rewriter Review (76%)
Currently taking the cameras from the much lauded iPhone, the eagerly anticipated Blackberry Bold and a slew of other mobilecam wannabes around the back of the bike sheds for a good thrashing is the 8MP monster snapper fitted to the new Samsung i8510 smartphone.
Continue reading Samsung i8510 Slider packs 8MP Camera