This Machine Melts Diamonds For Fun

Pressure that can melt diamond, an electromagnetic pulse that can kill, and enough current to light 100 million light bulbs. Such are the extremes within the Z machine at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this image, artificial lightning spread like a wave through Z's 33-metre-wide interior. » 8/06/12 3:46am 8/06/12 3:46am

Verizon Training Doc Shows BlackBerry Storm, Touch Diamond Release…

A friendly tipster sent us this training to-do list for Verizon employees, which yields a couple of tidbits. First, training on the BlackBerry Storm has to be finished by Nov. 2, which our tipster says "guarantees" it'll be launched by early November, as we've heard » 9/26/08 12:15pm 9/26/08 12:15pm. can be expected by late December, based on its…

New HTC Touch Diamond Is White Like the Color White

We know, there are other, more exciting HTC touchscreen phones » 9/16/08 11:20am 9/16/08 11:20am on their way. But you shouldn't forget about the good old just yet. Why? Because, it's coming to stores (somewhere) in white this October. Though in a similar fashion to the iPhone 3G, the back may have a new coat, but the front panel still comes in black…

Pokemon DS Lite Hits US, Only Slightly Embarrassing to Own

The limited-edition Pokemon DS Lite was actually released in Japan back in 2006, but is just now showing up in a Gamestop ad in the US. The flashy, surprisingly mature paintjob features Dialga and Palkia, the two Pokemon—Poke mons » 8/08/08 3:30pm 8/08/08 3:30pm? Poke?—from the Diamond and Pearl covers. It looks to come with a nice bundle, including…

HTC Touch Diamond Shows Up on FCC With US 3G Specs

Like the sun rising or your prostate swelling to grapefruit sizes, the HTC Touch Diamond showing up on the FCC site was an inevitability. It's not like we didn't know it was coming, but seeing for ourselves that it exists and has the proper US-based 3G HSDPA capabilities is always good. Now all that's left is to wait… » 7/29/08 12:19pm 7/29/08 12:19pm

HTC Touch Diamond ROM Gives Faster TouchFLO and 850MHz Support

A ROM update from Hong Kong for the HTC Touch Diamond released yesterday adds some fantastic functionality such as the use of the 850MHz GSM band (used by AT&T here in the US) and the improved TouchFLO 3D performance. (For the record, the performance update is great.) There are also a few bug fixes like the "no signal… » 7/24/08 1:20pm 7/24/08 1:20pm