Tiny Imovio iKit Handtop Computer is a Decade Too Late

At first glance, the iMe » 10/21/08 6:57am 10/21/08 6:57am (sorry!) iKit handtop computer sounds pretty fandabbydozy: it's a tiny, folding, 2.8-inch screen, QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi-enabled, webcam and Bluetooth-packing, multimedia-playing computer. But then you learn that it's got just a 3-hour battery life in operation, doesn't have 3G connectivity…

Improv Everywhere Creates Epic Balloon Battles Using MP3 Players

Improv Everywhere » 10/20/08 2:15pm 10/20/08 2:15pm, the pranksters behind such internet classics as the and the , recently did a tour of four North American cities to hold their MP3 experiments. These consisted of thousands of people getting together, each with a special MP3 loaded up on their portable audio players, and then following the…

Sony's Thinnest Walkman Player Ever Has Active Noise Cancellation, Song Suggestion Software

Sony's S-series Walkman is their new high-end digital audio player that is not only their slimmest player to date, but has active noise cancellation and the SensMe music suggestion engine. Sony bundled 13.5mm EX headphones with the S-series players, as well as a pass through cable that connects to an in-flight… » 8/28/08 7:00am 8/28/08 7:00am

Holeder Earphones Concept Avoids Bacteria By Hanging in Your Ear

These unlikely-looking earphones have been dreamed up by designer Yoonsang Kim to combat the bacteria build-up that normal in-ear 'phones apparently have. They also hang together behind your neck when not in use, as a neat solution to that "oops my earphones are dangling" issue. There's just one flaw I can spot: just… » 8/22/08 8:50am 8/22/08 8:50am

Creative Zen X-Fi Gets Launch Timing, Price

We brought you some leaked info on Creative's upcoming PMP not long ago, and now it's official. The credit-card-sized player will come in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB versions, and the larger two will support 802.11 b/g wi-fi for wireless syncing of music, video and photos and an IM chat function. It's got a 2.5-inch, 320 × 240… » 7/10/08 4:56am 7/10/08 4:56am

Gear4 BlackBox Micro is Micro Black Box Speaker For MP3 Gear

Last time we talked about Blackbox gizmos from Gear4 it was a largeish Bluetooth speaker, but this new one is different. It's wired, USB-powered and designed to be a portable companion for an MP3 player. You may think size sacrifices bass power, but apparently it's got an "SFX gel" base, meaning it uses any flat… » 7/02/08 10:15am 7/02/08 10:15am