Rihanna's kitchen scale not only lets you know just how much ingredients to put in, it will even keep you entertained thanks to a built-in iPod docking station, making this a world's first. There is a 42.5mm x 20mm LCD display located below the iPod dock, where audio will come out from a 2-watt speaker that is placed under the safety glass surface of the weighing area, keeping your forays in the kitchen an entertaining one. Expect the Rihanna to be out in due time, retailing for approximately €70.
Hitachi has introduced its latest 2TB storage device known as the SimpleDrive. Coming in a sleek anodized aluminum desktop enclosure, it will sit vertically to take up as little desk space as possible. Of course, if $249.99 2TB is not your cup of tea, you can always settle for 500GB and 1TB capacities which retail for $99.99 and $129.99, respectively. Each purchase will be accompanied by Hitachi's Auto Backup software.
Sleek Audio has released its SA1 earphones which can be used in a wired or wireless manner, thanks to screw-in porting options that enables one to customize audio quality. Dubbed the SA1 Tunable and Wireless Compatible Earphones, it will come with detachable cables, letting you replace those cables without having to fork out more money to get a new pair of headphones. Custom color cables will roll out sometime next year, but you can get a standard pair now for $79.99.
Mad Catz also joins Microsoft by rolling out their own version of the Wireless N Networking Adapter. Basically an Ethernet bridge, it plays nice with the PS3 works, retailing for a mere $79.99 which is a good $20 cheaper compared to the Microsoft version. Shipments have already started to North American and European retailers.
Samsung will be rolling out a new 3G Ubicell Personal CDMA Base Station sometime next year, where it will be offered via carriers for use in home or small office environments. This device is able to boost indoor cellular service as long as you plug it into an existing broadband connection, allowing carriers to offload increasing 3G traffic from the macro network while giving cellular quality within a boost, paving the way for new bundled service packages simultaneously. This could be the nail in the coffin for landlines, as this 1-pound box is capable of supportting up to eight simultaneous users.
The Stair Climber is a device specially designed to goods up-and-down stairs with but minimal physical effort. This allows even a frail person to tote around loads of up to 140kg without breaking a sweat, doing so in a safe manner upstairs and downstairs. Guess home moving companies would want to look into this...
Microsoft has introduced its Windows Marketplace app for older Windows Mobile handsets that are powered by versions 6.0 and 6.1 of the operating system. This is due to the fact that Windows Mobile 6.5 devices already come with Windows Marketplace pre=loaded. This free download application will work for both touchscreen and traditional handsets, where users can browse and download relevant appls from the store.
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The O2 Joggler can now support Internet radio, where it will be able to benefit from more than 100 radio stations without having to fork out a single penny more. Delivered by PURE, this service has now been switched on over-the-air. Apart from that, O2 decided to lower the price of the O2 Joggler to £99.99 in order to make it more affordable to the working class. Any takers now with the new service and price point?
Guess you can't keep a good thing hidden - the AMD ATI HD 5970 graphics card that boasts dual GPUs alongside 2GB RAM has had its pricing leaked, purportedly going for a wallet bustin' $599.99 - for a video card, at least. The launch date is tipped to be tomorrow, so hopefully the wait won't be too long. You might want to reinvest in a newer computer chassis to fit this puppy inside.