Lightning Review: Sony Ericsson W890i Walkman Phone (Great, No Nonsense…

The Gadget: The Sony Ericsson W890i is a slim, Walkman-branded follow-up to the W880i. It offers up Walkman Player 3.0, a 3.2 megapixel camera and Sony's great UI, all in a candybar form factor that doesn't dominate the pocket. While this is currently a Europe-only product, Sony Ericsson phones tend to wash up in the… » 5/20/08 6:10pm 5/20/08 6:10pm

Lightning Review: Sony Ericsson K850i CyberShot Phone (Verdict: Almost…

The Gadget: Sony Ericsson's K850i is part of Sony's CyberShot line of phones which boast high quality cameras in a cellphone package. In addition to its 5 MP camera and unusual design, the phone has three touch sensitive buttons just below the screen. Is this powerful enough to throw your point and shoot aside?

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Lightning Review: Timbuk2 Messenger with Specialty Fabrics

The Product: Timbuk 2 is famous for their trendy, customizable messenger bags with rock solid construction. You can pick different colors for each of the three panels of your bag to create a personalized product. Now Timbuk2 has added specialty (premium) fabrics to their designs.

The Price:
A custom medium sized… » 3/08/08 12:00pm 3/08/08 12:00pm

Lightning Review: iPod touch January Software Upgrade

The Software: The "January Software Upgrade" for the iPod touch, including Mail, Google Maps, Weather, Stocks and Notes. Mind you, this is not to be confused with the totally free 1.1.3 system upgrade, which brings the player up to date on iTunes 7.6 for rentals, etc., but has no apps of its own.

The Price: $19.99… » 1/18/08 5:37pm 1/18/08 5:37pm

Lightning Round: Zoombak GPS Tracking Device

The Gadget: Startup Zoombak is offering two new GPS-enabled trackers that use GSM cellular networks to report their whereabouts. One is for pets, intended to be worn in a nylon pouch on the collar of your dog (or large cat?). The other is for cars, so you can keep tabs on your teenager, at least until they wonder what… » 12/21/07 8:00pm 12/21/07 8:00pm

Lightning Round: Kingston's 19-in-1 Card Reader

The Gadget: Kingston's 19-in-1 card reader that not only handles the standard SD, CF, MS and MMC cards, there's a native slot for microSD and MMCmicro as well. What this means is you won't need a separate adapter to fit your microSD cards into before docking—fantastic, since lots of phones now use these tiny ass cards… » 12/12/07 1:30pm 12/12/07 1:30pm