Nokia's Plan to Conquer the U.S.: Product Spam

Nokia is the number one cellphone maker in the world, selling about 40 percent cellphones worldwide. But in the U.S., it barely cracks the top five. Their master plan to grab a slice of our red, white and blue shores? A hot new phone everyone will talk about? An iPhone-killer? Nope. Just lots and lots of phones,… » 5/05/08 1:00pm 5/05/08 1:00pm

Sony DSC-W170, DSC-W150, DSC-W120: Regular Point and Shoots

Sony's W series cameras are their midline point and shoots in feature and size. Best feature: Like the T300, it has a smile shutter mode which snaps the show when the subject grins. The W170 has a 10.1mp rating with 28-140mm 5x Carl Zeiss lens. They'll come in lots of colors, with a few minor variations between each… » 1/23/08 1:00pm 1/23/08 1:00pm

Product Spam Makes Tech Shopping Confusing, Painful

Canon sells seven different Digital Elphs, 9 different A-series cameras and 15 different all-in-one printers. Samsung's US website lists 31 LCD TVs—plus another nine plasmas. Garmin currently promotes 32 different models of in-car portable GPS navigator. I'm sick of writing up 14 products from one company that all… » 9/25/07 11:00am 9/25/07 11:00am