HTC Not to Make Android Version of HD2? [HTC to Focus on Windows Mobile Phones Instead]

October 30, 2009

Whether you like Windows Mobile or not, you simply can’t overlook that HTC HD2 smartphone! It’s basically a work of art and it’s definitely the best HTC phone launched so far. Unfortunately for the HD2, people would rather see it wearing Android clothes, especially now that Motorola has launched a killer phone like the Droid.

See: HTC Not to Make Android Version of HD2? [HTC to Focus on Windows Mobile Phones Instead]

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Kiss the QOOQ: A New PC for the Kitchen

October 30, 2009

If you’ve ever had dreams of embracing your inner Julia Child a la “Julie & Julia”, here’s your chance. Thanks to a nifty new gadget from France, you can throw away all those tattered recipes and cookbooks.

The QOOQ (pronounced “cook”), is a kitchen computer that might be able to make cooking a pleasurable experience for those of us that are a little gun shy around the oven. QOOQ comes with video recipes as well as 500 preloaded dishes. And if that’s not enough, users can sign up for Source: popgadget RSS Feed

It’s official: 64bit is the future for Premiere Pro and After Effects

October 29, 2009

64…bits…ONLY… Are you psyched or nervous?

I don’t think many people are shocked by this and hopefully many people are excited about this as we slowly get closer to CS ‘Next’. And to answer your next thought, no, it’s not anytime soon!

I’ve added a couple of graphics and reviewed the text. Originally published 10/20/2009

64-bit is logical on many levels. The benefits are numerous and can be summed up by one word: performance.

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Gadget Lab Contest: Show Us Your Apple Tablet Mock-Up

October 29, 2009

Apple recently told the media that its “holiday lineup is set,” meaning there will be no new Apple products for the rest of the year. That means for the next few months, Apple fanatics have nothing better to do but speculate, trade rumors and argue among themselves while they wait for the Cupertino, California, company to deliver a touchscreen tablet, rumored for an early 2010 release.

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Census Bureau Launches New Website For 2010

October 27, 2009

The U.S. Census Bureau has launched a new website as part of its effort to communicate with Americans about the 2010 census.
The website called 2010CENSUS.GOV features an animated marquee that allows users to click on images representative of the population and view video clips aimed at easing fears about the census and encourage participation.
“2010CENSUS.GOV puts the census in the hands of the public,” said U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert M. Groves.
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Roku Launches the HD-XR and an SD Entry-Level Box

October 27, 2009

Though the world got an unauthorized sneak peek at it last week via Engadget, Roku officially unveiled its new HD-XR player today, along with a new entry-level set-top box at a lower cost.

The new Roku HD-XR adds 80211.n wireless support (the regular HD Roku supports 802.11b and g). The new HD-XR also has a USB port “for future use,” according to a Roku rep. The Roku HD-XR will run you $129.99, with the existing HD player remaining at $99.99.

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Porsche Panamera Shaped USB Flash Drive

October 26, 2009

Aesthetically Porsche’s newest vehicle, the Panamera, is a nightmare and if any thing just reaffirms Jeremy Clarkson’s opinion of brand’s design team – it’s not a positive one.  But for those of you that purchased the 4 door sedan you might receive a little thank you gift that is far cooler and more recognizable than the car itself: a Porsche Panamera USB stick that looks like a key fob (I stress the looks, since it doesn’t do double duty, which would be cool, nonetheless).

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