Here's the new iPod nano. It's shaped like a shuffle, but navigates like an iPod touch. The 6th generation nano is 46 percent smaller and 42 percent lighter than its predecessor. The clickwheel, meanwhile, has been ditched for a tiny, multi-touch touch screen.
There are still some physical buttons on the thing--including Volume and Power on the sides. There's also a shuffle-like clip attached
It was no iPod left behind at today's Apple music event. Even the lowly shuffle got an upgrade. The redesigned music player picked up a clickwheel again, keeping Apple's iconic design alive, after being dumped by the new nano.
The diminutive player comes in one size--2GB--which will run you $49. The device also boasts improved battery life, offering an estimated 15 hours of music playback on
A couple of weeks ago an over-enthusiastic German retailer leaked some images of an upcoming touch-sensitive mouse by Microsoft. Today, the company made it official and announced that the Microsoft Touch Mouse will be shipping this December and retailing for $69.95. The mouse looks as it did when leaked, and has the same features, which includes a touch-sensitive strip in between the mouse
A steering-wheel-and-pedal setup for your PS3 starts at around $50, but you'll spend at least double that to get into the good stuff. HKS has teamed with InterWorks on a game controller solution that stays at the $50 mark but could work just as well as a wheel while being a little less intrusive.
The hot-coal red Hipermax III replaces the analog joysticks with a thumb wheel on the left side
Most DJs today, whether they're spinning in their basements, house parties, or massive club venues with thousands of people, use more than just turntables or CD decks and a mixer to get the job done. Don't be surprised to see laptops, effects generators, and other gear all over the booth before your favorite DJ's set begins. Hercules, makers of gear for DJs who make heavy use of MP3 players and
We heard a mention of the PlayStation Move shooting attachment in Sony's Move E3 press release, but now that we've seen photos of the thing we think we're in love. The trigger of the attachment locks in with the analog "T" trigger button of the slotted-in Move controller for some sweet, shoot-tastic shooting, while the face buttons of the controller remain accessible thanks to a window cutout up
High-end gaming peripheral-maker Razer has joined forces with game creator Blizzard Entertainment to create a suite of peripherals just for Bizzard's latest real-time strategy game, Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty. The line offers a look and feel inspired by the StarCraft universe.
Gamers can pick up the Razer Spectre StarCraft II Gaming Mouse (above), the Razer Marauder StarCraft II Gaming
Home 3D is moving forward: Xpand is now shipping its second-generation X102 DLP-link 3D glasses. They work with all 3D-ready DLP projectors with a range of 140 feet, which is more than double the current industry standard.
Xpand has partnered with Texas Instruments to use its DLP Micro-Mirror Device technology, which syncs active 3D glasses with DLP projectors with no additional technology
Microsoft apparently held a media roundtable last night after its Xbox press event, confirming that it will eventually phase out its existing models in favor of the new "slim" model.
My colleague Dean Takahashi at VentureBeat reported:
"The new Xbox 360 with a 250-gigabyte hard drive and the smaller black design will sell for $299," Takahashi wrote. "The older Xbox 360 Elite console with a
Our good friends at Webroot found this: A Trojan that only runs on Windows Vista or Win7.
Andrew Brandt blogged that when Webroot researchers analyzed a sample of Trojan-Downloader-Tacticlol they found it ran on Windows Vista, but wouldn’t run on a Windows XP machine at any patch level. He said it’s one of those utility Trojans that runs after a machine is rebooted and can download a variety