Tech News for the Day, Friday, February 12, 2010

Want to dial a number without using too much finger motion? Try the Camera Dialer iPhone app.

Here is something that you can use on an iPhone, a sausage! Yeah, I’m serious.

Here’s a new Music Search Engine: Radio Tuna.

There was a rumor saying that Palm Pre and Palm Pre Plus were being suspended. It ain’t true.

Check out this Gyre Floating City, for when we have to live out on the oceans.

The Wearable Telecommunicator is for when you want to have a robot friend on your shoulder.

The Rubik’s Cube get another variation with the Slide.

Here are some more colors for the Panasonic GF-1.

Check out the TRAKR, Wild Planet’s mobile spy camera toy.

This is the Toshiba HDR5010 set-top box, a new PVR.

Lastly, it would appear that TiVo is saying that “inventing the DVR is just a warmup”.

Tech News for the Day, Thursday, February 11, 2010

Doodle Blitz is an iPhone app that you can normally purchase for $0.99, but you can get it free.

Your Valentine might appreciate this iPod dock.

Check out this clone phone of the T-Mobile G1, the SciPhoneWG3.

This one app lets you play pinball remote-contolled on the iPhone.

Pocket God wins Best App Ever Award!

There is a docking station for the Motorola USBw 200 WiMAX adapter.

Here is the cheapest Mini USB Pico-projector that I know.

Emerge Technologies has a Universal Netbook Car and Wall Charger.
Intuitive’s smartphone concept livens up your wallpaper and your life.

This AigoPad tablet is designed to run Android.

Sony’s new Digital Picture Frames have Swarovski Crystals.

Here is the StorE home media server from Toshiba.

Sony PS3 is planning on going 3D in the summertime.

If you want a Porsche 2010 911 Turbo S, then I’ve got a price. You might not like it, though.

A Honda Odyssey concept is being shown off in Chicago.

Check out this Ultraslide, as seen on The Biggest Loser.

Observe this game of checkers, with trapdoors. Suitably called Trapdoor Checkers.

Lastly, it’s Rocco, a rocking hose that can generate power.

Tech News for the Day, Wednesday, February 10, 2010

I’ll start with this one: some guy got a Virgin Mobile phone that wasn’t a virgin. Yes, it came pre-loaded with lots of sext messages. To make matters worse, his girlfriend found them and assumed the worst. Oh, this is bad.

AT&T is getting their own 4G network in 2011.

Check out the Samsung TicToc, an MP3 player that you can shake.

Here’s the Algiz 7 Tablet from Handheld US.

There has been over 7 million requests for an Adobe Flash Player for the iPhone, and that’s just for the month of December.

If you want to do some mobile work on the computer, use a new Droid hack.

I believe I’ve mentioned the Notion Ink Adam, but this was before the iPad.

Asus has five new laptops with the Nvidia Optimus feature.

Here’s a new app known as Tales2Go, which will bring several children’s books to the iPhone.

This is the Panasonic Toughbook H1 Field, which looks like a stronger version of the iPad.

This is the McCurdy’s Armor, an easily assemble-able armor shield.

Panasonic has made some of the first 1080/60p camcorders with the HDC-HS700 and HDC-TM700.

Here’s the JVC CU-VS100, a player that can take SD cards.

Sony BDP-S470 is the company’s first 3D-ready Blu-ray player.

This is the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300, a cool portable scanner.

Playseat has a great lineup for racing games.

For those who missed the “Green Police” ad during the SuperBowl for the Audi A3 TDI should check it out here.

Tech News for the Day, Tuesday, February 9, 2010

I’ll start with two iPhone games. First is ZombieHunter, and the next is the Sky Siege augmented reality game.

Here’s a good shot of the HTC Legend, kinda.

Remember how no one could find a Nook at Christmastime? Well, the Nooks are going out on Valentines Day, and perhaps the shortage is over.

The Samsung Monte S5620 gets a peek, right before Mobile World Congress (MWC).

Speaking of MWC, there is a rumor that a phone with both AMOLED and Bada will be revealed there.

For those who want a SD card for the iPhone should look no further than the ZoomIt SD card reader from ZoomMediaPlus.

A phone known as the ZTE F350 was approved by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group.

Nothing like a light for the Kindle. Here’s the Octovo.

Speaking of the Kindle, there has been all sorts of rumors about Kindles with color screens, again.

Hey, it’s the Heineken robot. It serves you beer!

Fisher Price plans on releasing a toy version of the Bigfoot.

Check out this Lian L1 T1 Spider. It’s not what you think.

Apple is has released Aperture 3, the latest version of their photo editing software.

Take pictures easier with Brando’s camera belt.

Panasonic is releasing two 3-D enabled TV sets, as well as three Blu-Ray recorders and one player.

TomTom has a Valentine version of the TomTom Ease.

Navigon has updated the MobileNavigator iPhone GPS app.

Irreverent Reverence, Day 40: The Procedure of Dice

There’s an old saying that “God does not play at dice”. Of course, that is fine with humans. In fact, Judas’ replacement was chosen by casting lots.

So God’s people can play at dice, is that what we’re saying? Personally, I’ve almost lost track of what I’m saying, but the reading in Exodus 29-30 and Acts 1 is interesting enough to carry a conversation.

Read the entry here.

Tech News for the Day, Monday, February 8, 2010

Here’s two games that were free on a certain day, but I was too late to report on them: Lion’s Pride and Valet Hero.

Here is the Ubuntu Netbook Remix. Check it out.

Here is the Asus EeeTop ET1610PT all-in-one computer.

Here’s the Motkey USB drive from LaCie.

The Openmoko Wikireader gets a Spring 2010 software update.

Lego Mindstorms creations can be controlled by an HTC Hero. Check it out here.

You want to hear what I feel about the Megan Fox SuperBowl ad for the Motorola Devour? Give you a hint: I don’t think she’s “hot”. In fact, I don’t think she’s “all that” either. Okay, I’ve said too much.

Samsung has an S2 Portable HDD with the Michael Jackson biography on it. Yeah, I don’t know why it does either.

The Motorola Droid is updating to Android 2.1.

Sportpong puts the pong on the floor. You’ve got to see it to believe it.

Check out the Nubrella, an umbrella like you have never seen.

GM and NASA have created a robot named R2. Seriously, they have.

Canon has four new PowerShots out now as well as the EOS Rebel T2i.

Check out the Superbowl 2010 ads from companies like FloTV and Vizio.