Chinese Scientists Want to Lasso an Asteroid

Everybody knows the best method of dealing with dangerous asteroids—it's called Bruce Willis. But what if said asteroid wasn't on a collision course with us and we wanted to study, rather than explode, it? A team of Chinese researchers may have the solution. » 8/31/11 9:00pm 8/31/11 9:00pm

Video: Sony Ericsson Neo's Interface and Camera Functions Explored

That weird blog dedicated to busting open the Sony Ericsson Neo is still delivering the goods, with a new series of videos showing the unannounced Android phone's camera abilities. There's a handful of clips recorded with the phone, some still picture samples and a quick look at Sony Ericsson's reworked user interface. » 2/09/11 4:20am 2/09/11 4:20am

Super Cheap, Super Small Lenovo X100E Leaks

Lenovo's new X100E ultrathin laptop just leaked out, and it's looking pretty sweet: 11.6-inch screen, redesigned chiclet keyboard, a supposed starting price of less than $500, and colors. Colors, you guys. On a ThinkPad. » 11/18/09 8:45pm 11/18/09 8:45pm

Next Intel Atom's Biggest Upgrade Is Its Price

Some details have emerged about Intel's Atom N280 processor, the successor to the wildly popular N270 that drove last year's netbook craze. In short, it's not looking like much of an update. » 1/15/09 4:50am 1/15/09 4:50am

Intel Also Designing Processor for Low-Cost, Ultrathin Laptops

Just days after we heard about AMD's oddly-positioned processor for ultrathin laptops, the Neo, Intel is reported to be working on something almost identical. Are these bridge laptops the secret next big thing? » 1/12/09 7:53am 1/12/09 7:53am

The New World's Thinnest Plasma: Panasonic NeoPDP

By Panasonic, this plasma just inches millimeters out Pioneer's 9mm previous best. It's 1/3 of an inch thick on the dot and it uses 33% power than veteran Panasonic plasma tech. Bonus shot: » 1/07/09 6:53pm 1/07/09 6:53pm

AMD's Neo Processor Ignores the Atom, Gives Netbooks the Tiny Cold…

AMD's anticipated answer to the Atom is coming soon, but there's a catch: It's not an answer to the Atom. It's more expensive, faster, sucks more power, and isn't intended for netbooks. Oops! » 1/06/09 6:25am 1/06/09 6:25am

OpenMoko Smartphone Doing the Full Open Monty, Releasing Chip…

They've already released the CAD files » 8/06/08 11:15am 8/06/08 11:15am for modding the case into a lobster phone (please, someone?), and now the OpenMoko folks are going all the way with their Neo Freerunner Linux smartphone, opening up the schematics for all to see and use under a Creative Commons license. This includes not only the full schematics…

OpenMoko Neo Freerunner Finally Available on July 4th

The OpenMoko Neo Freerunner we caught back in January will be available to order on July 4th. That makes the Linux-based cellphone a perfect birthday gift for Uncle Sam, assuming he's into shell commands. It'll run $400, press release after the jump. [OpenMoko] » 7/02/08 9:30am 7/02/08 9:30am

OpenMoko Neo Freerunner Pricing Details Surface

The OpenMoko Neo Freerunner has been in the making since before the Jurassic period, but it looks like official word has now been released regarding the final pricing details. The Linux based cellphone will retail at $399 for a single unit and $3690 for a pack containing ten handsets. » 4/12/08 4:00pm 4/12/08 4:00pm

Kyocera Neo E1100 Brings OLED, Designer Sensibility to Low End Phone

The Kyocera Neo E1100 is a forgettable CDMA handset save for the fact that it has a glowing blue "lightpipe" and a hidden OLED display on its minimal exterior. Other than that, it has Bluetooth 2.0 and a 1.3 MP camera. But hey, it's nice to look at and it's coming soon to a North American carrier near you.
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Best Hotels Around the World for Geeks, Neo Wannabes

If you are the kind who follows white rabbits, has weird deja vus, pops red pills, and you are planning to go to Sydney, Australia, anytime soon (not necessarily in that order,) the 31-story, 416-room Westin is the best hotel for you. After all, it was the place where the Deja Vu scene from Matrix was filmed and… » 3/04/08 11:40am 3/04/08 11:40am

Neo Tries Funky Design with 808i Cellphone

All of the rage lately with simple, minimalist phones was completely thrown out the window by Neo. They have entered the competitive cellphone market with the 808i. This is a tri-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE phone that has one hell of a strange form-factor and includes "3D graphics," Bluetooth, 1.3-megapixel camera, FM radio,… » 12/14/06 2:18pm 12/14/06 2:18pm