Navy "Batman Boat" Has Drug Runners Thinking They're Being Chased By…

The Navy's 80-foot $6 million "Stiletto" with its Batman-esque twin m-shaped hull has been floating around as a prototype project for several years now, but it has suffered from budget cuts in the Defense Department. However, it appears that the Stiletto is starting to see some action in the war against drugs.… » 9/19/08 5:40pm 9/19/08 5:40pm

Sirius's Extremely Budget-y $40 InV2 Receiver and Other Bits From The…

Did you know Sirius makes a $40 receiver called the InV2? Unfortunately, it won't work with docks, but you can't argue with that price. On top of that bit, you saw a lot of major gear today from Sirius's show—the new Stiletto 2, the Altec Lansing dock, the Polk dock, the Sportster 5 with color screen and the Backseat… » 8/15/07 7:11pm 8/15/07 7:11pm

Sirius Stiletto 2 vs Original Sirius Stiletto

How much smaller is the new Stiletto 2 from Sirius? See for yourself, because I just shot it alongside its predecessor. Notice that the older unit has the chunky extended battery. That's because it takes the extended battery on the old Stiletto to get the same battery life that the new one gets right out of the box: 4… » 8/15/07 2:06pm 8/15/07 2:06pm

Sirius Stiletto 2 is Officially Official

Hinted not so long ago, the Sirius Stiletto 2 is the official sequel to Sirius' first portable player, the Stiletto. As with the new Sportster, the Stiletto's feature set has remained basically unchanged, keeping the Wi-Fi and SD MP3 playback of the original, while now supporting up to 100 hours of program recording.… » 8/15/07 11:00am 8/15/07 11:00am

Sirius Stiletto 10 Now Available, Likely Sucks

The Sirius Stiletto 100 has been out for a couple months now, and we have confirmed that it sucks mightily so we can easily assume that the 100's little brother, the Stiletto 10 will suck just as much. This little player is about $100 cheaper (making it $250) than its bigger, sucky brother and excludes MP3/WMA… » 12/05/06 12:30pm 12/05/06 12:30pm

Sirius Stiletto 100 Reviewed (Verdict: I am One Disappointed Fanboy)

Yep, folks. That is right. I have been talking up the Sirius Stiletto for months now and I am unfortunate to report that this device is not what it was cracked up to be. It is considerably less. The Stiletto is Sirius' answer to true, portable satellite radio. XM has had a similar device for the better part of this… » 11/06/06 5:15pm 11/06/06 5:15pm

Exclusive Zing WiFi Music Player Photos, Smaller than Stiletto

DEMO is a bust for hardware geeks, but we did catch a live Zing music player—you know that one that uses WiFi to download internet radio and Sirius. The nice lady showing it off told me that they weren't announcing anything right now, but gave us a little tour of the player, as well as a chance to see how it stacks up… » 9/26/06 6:19pm 9/26/06 6:19pm

SIRIUS Stiletto Gets Officialized ... Finally

We've been gabbing about this thing for what seems like years, and it is finally here, kind of. SIRIUS has officially announced the Stiletto 100. It is still all of the same info we have heard before about this player—satellite listening, Wi-Fi, up to 100 hours of recording on the 2GB hard drive, scheduled recording,… » 9/26/06 10:37am 9/26/06 10:37am

SIRIUS Stiletto Preorders Suspended, Smells like Trouble

The SIRIUS Stiletto has been available for pre-order on many sites for a while now, but today in a shocking turn of events, SIRIUS has asked retailers to suspend pre-orders. At first thought you would think it is a supply issue, correct? Nope, not according to the initial sources checked. The folks over at Orbitcast… » 9/08/06 7:13pm 9/08/06 7:13pm

High-Res SIRIUS Stiletto Pictures, Other Details

Check it out, folks. Hot off the virtual blogging presses is finally a high-resolution image of the SIRIUS Stiletto. This was found by the folks at the SSG. Also found via the GSI guys was an official reseller sheet with information about the two Stiletto models, the Starmate4 and Stratus receivers. To see that pretty… » 8/28/06 1:54pm 8/28/06 1:54pm