They might look the same, but word on the street says the iPhone is the real deal, while the iPod Touch is...an in-house phony.
The latest gadgets and gear -- because even busy business professionals need their playtime.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
Gloria Sin is a freelance journalist based in New York City.
Have you bought a shiny new flatscreen HDTV to replace the old boxy clunker, get it all set up, and notice that the picture is, well, worse?The colors are wonky.
It's NAB 2008 time, and RED has revealed its Scarlet "pocket professional" camera."Why should I care?
It's tempting to choose a cell phone plan by the shiny toy that comes with it, but we all know that it's too easy to get roped into the two-year terror of a contract you don't like (or worse, can't pay for) when distracted by, say, that shiny new Samsung Instinct.Enter Billshrink.
While the mini-laptop wars heat up in another department, the world's gadget producers are fighting it out over another device: the compact hi-def camcorder.In today's New York Times, David Pogue explains how Sony, Sanyo and Panasonic keep trying to beat each other to the punch in making their handheld cams harder, better, faster, stronger.
I'm always a sucker for the versatile USB port -- apparently so are you, readers, who made the USB Hygro-thermometer one of the most highly rated posts on this blog -- and I came across two more to keep your mouth watering.First up, the product that should be marketed with "every kiss begins with USB": a sterling silver necklace that is actually a 2GB memory stick.
...and it will be a veritable boxing match to see which one comes out on top.
As many fellow technophiles know, searching for the absolute lowest price for a gadget is in our blood. We Google and we price compare and we check shipping prices -- all to save an extra couple of bucks in the end.
It's high noon in the world of digital cameras, and Canon and Nikon are back at it all over again. And I can't wait.
In what may be the most important "gadget" on your desktop, Firefox 3 Beta 5 was released yesterday, promising performance-boosting improved connection parallelism and a fixed memory leak that means the browser now uses less memory than other browsers, according to Mozilla developers, CyberNet, The Browser World and Slashdot. The new release also adds one-click site info, Vista parental controls (not that you're using Vista!