TS&G Hardbound Arrives • Part One

…took a heckofalot o’ time, almost a month. I’m more than happy to report that the hardbound version of  To Serve & Groove: A Comprehensive Compendium of Numerically Disposed Mellifluous Servitude is out and in the wild. About 200 pages, a perfectbound A5 (148 x 210 mm or 5.8 x 8.3″). Color cover, black and […]

Share

Product Review: Soundmatters foxLv2 Hi-Fi Bluetooth Speaker

An edited version of this article was first published as Product Review: Soundmatters foxLv2 Hi-Fi Bluetooth Speaker on Blogcritics. Soundmatters foxLv2 Bluetooth You may well be shopping this week, attempting to get a head start on your holidaze. A popular item are iPod docks which, while being a great idea, have a major problem; They’re […]

Share

RedMere to Announce Single Cable HDMI Solution for Apple Products

This article was first published as  RedMere to Announce Single Cable HDMI Solution for Apple Products on Blogcritics… RedMere, a pioneer in smart active cable technology for HDMI, will announce Monday a new, single–cable solution for mirroring the iPad 2 and iPhone 4’s display to an HDTV. The new connection products will be available to […]

Share

Product Review: Dane-Elec my-Ditto NAS

This article was first published as, strangely enough,  Product Review: Dane-Elec myDitto NAS on Blogcritics… There’s a lot of noise these days around “cloud computing.” It seems like every company even vaguely related to computers has a cloud–something so, how about having your own personal cloud? Dane-Elec’s my-Ditto is a Network–Attached Storage product, a NAS, […]

Share

Product Review: Tetrax Handheld Electronics Mounting System

This article was first published as Hardware Review: Tetrax Handheld Electronics Mounting System on Blogcritics… When you think of industrial design, Italy and a sleek modern aesthetic often comes to mind. Walmec S.p.A., in the Sarano suburb of Conegliano, is better known for their spray gun technology than mobile platform widgets. That hasn’t stopped then […]

Share

MacWorld Expo 2011

New product discoveries at MacWorld Expo 2011 in San Francisco

Share

Microphone Review: Blue’s Mikey 2G

Less than half the size of my iPod Touch, the Mikey 2G is an external coincident stereo microphone for most iPods. Mikey 2G is designed for musicians, cub reporters, students and anyone who needs to capture high quality audio on the spot.

Share

Earphone Review: Sennheiser’s IE7 & Klipsch’s X10i

For this review, I’ve chosen as earphone examples two moderately priced but very hi–fi products from companies with very differing views of what’s “right.” In the German corner, we have Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of audio gear since 1946. In the American corner, we have Klipsch Group, a loudspeaker manufacturer also since 1946. Each firm is quintessentially true to their home country and their products reflect that background.

Share

To Tune or Not to Tune

Just when we thought it was safe to surf our new digital televisions (DTVs), another, more subtle wave is washing over the shores of consumer electronics (CE). That wave is the new ATSC M/H mobile/handheld standard, dubbed A/153 by propellor heads…

Share

eReaders…An Overview

You see, your average MID, netbook or iPhone may be portable but they aren’t designed to do one thing well. They’re general purpose, all singing, all dancing designs able to handle smooth video playback, read your e–mail, and throw up seventeen suggestions for restaurants within two blocks of your location, all in glorious color. Can most traditional books do that? No but, what a book can provide is a highly legible, usually black and white “display” that requires no power to maintain…

Share

IDF09, A New Day

Hallo hoppy readers, Yesterday, I attended a HP session on changes to data center design and management. There have been some interesting changes since I last looked at the problem at the Uptime Institute. This morning, IDF started the first keynote with Deborah Conrad. She debuted a new 15 sec. TV spot, part of the […]

Share

IDF2009 Pt. II

Hello again happy reader, This is your afternoon installment from IDF09. Specifically, the keynote from Sean Maloney and friends. The topic: Intel Architecture Innovates And Integrates

Share