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How to save up Super AMOLED Screens?

How to save up Super AMOLED Screens?

Posted February 3rd, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

For Samsung the number one concern at the moment will be if they have enough of their amazing Super AMOLED screens, ready for use in the production of the Samsung Galaxy S 2. There then arises the issue of what they will do with the current Galaxy S phones being created. Since they do not want to discontinue the production of the Galaxy S, they have decided to take a similar route to the Nexus S and use a Super Clear LCD Screen in place of the Super AMOLED screen. Continue reading

Kin Studio Dead

Kin Studio Dead

Posted February 3rd, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

Although Kin was one of Microsoft’s bigger failures in the mobile phone industry, Kin Studio was by far not the worst of those products. Kin Studio was actually a very intuitive way of organizing media and all of the files saved onto your Kin. Personally I did enjoy the idea behind the Kin One and Kin Two, however Microsoft really did not put too much effort into making two good phones as good or as great as they could have been. Continue reading

Strange House

Strange House

Posted February 3rd, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

Nowadays we complain that there is not enough space where we currently live, but would you be able to live in the house shown above? A family in Kyoto has been living there for about a year now. This house not only lacks space, but unless you pull down the massive curtain it also lacks a sense of privacy. Continue reading

Orb Speakers

Orb Speakers

Posted February 3rd, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

Can you never find speakers which simply fit into the style or shape you want them to be? The Elipson Planet L speakers may be a nice change of pace for you then. These speakers are not only uniquely shaped, but they are also the product of 2 years of development. Elipson Planet L speakers much like the name suggests look like planets and they would make your room seem a bit more “out of this world.” Continue reading

Lego for all Occasions

Lego for all Occasions

Posted February 3rd, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

Some of us have never gotten to the point where we have grown out of Legos. Legos are a very classic toy which allows you imagination to flow freely with whatever you decide to create with the blocks which are available to you. For many reasons this is a toy which is appropriate to play with even when you are older, however we can no take the love and enjoyment even further with Lego character cuff links. Continue reading

HTC Thunderbolt Release

HTC Thunderbolt Release

Posted February 3rd, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

All signs seem to show that the HTC Thunderbolt will be headed for a February 14, 2011 release date. Although for the most part many of these rumors of when the HTC Thunderbolt will be released have been speculative we now have evidence from the image of a Best Buy add which shows you can pre-order the Thunderbolt at Verizon kiosks within Best Buy with a deposit of $50. Continue reading

Gold Standard

Gold Standard

Posted January 31st, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

If the regular black, red, or white Blackberry Torchs where not good enough for you and you have a few thousand dollars to spend then it may be time to pick up an 18 karat gold Blackberry Torch. This seems to be a bit overboard since the Torch 2 will be coming soon and the Torch is much weaker than the Torch 2. Continue reading