Flip Cam Gets a Hi-Def Upgrade With 720p Shooting MinoHD

Flip, the grandaddy of cheap camcorders, is the latest to join the hi-def video club with the release of the Flip MinoHD. The MinoHD joins the Zi6 » 11/11/08 11:01pm 11/11/08 11:01pm and in capturing 720p widescreen video, and it will save up to 60 minutes of footage on 4GB of built-in storage. Its the same size as the , and it has a 2-hour Li-ion…

Comcast Offering New 22Mbps and 50Mbps Speed Tiers, Upgrading Existing…

Comcast has announced that they have upgraded their DOCSIS 3.0 service to offer new high-speed 22Mbps/5Mbps and 50Mbps/10Mbps options. They have also increased the speed along standard tiers: 6Mbps/1Mbps will be upgraded to 12Mbps/2Mbps and 8Mbps/2Mbps will be increased to 16Mbps/2Mbps—both at no cost to subscribers.… » 10/22/08 4:58pm 10/22/08 4:58pm

Crysis Warhead Ultra Optimized PC Comes with Face-Melting Specs... for…

The guys at GameCyte » 9/10/08 8:30pm 9/10/08 8:30pm are keyed up to try out on the Optimized PC, a Core 2 Duo E7300, GeForce 9800GT system built by Ultra and vetted by game developer Crytek to bring the game fully to life (and death). The clincher: It only costs $700. Since the GameCyte guys thought this was too good to be true, they started…

Dr. Ashen Reviews The Flip Ultra and Creative Vado

Benny may have reviewed a bunch of cheap camcorders for our cheap camcorder Battlemodo, but he's much less British than we'd like. Good thing for us Dr. Ashen of Vii, PolyStation 3 and various other shitty gadget fame has decided to put two of them head-to-head. Spoiler alert: The Creative Vado sucks, even in the… » 7/28/08 1:30pm 7/28/08 1:30pm

The Ultimate Cheap Camcorder Battlemodo

Ever since the world caught wind of the Pure Digital Flip cam's success, super-cheap digital pocket camcorders have sprouted up everywhere. With everyone and their mother trying to become the next Lil Show Stoppa or Soulja Girl, people need a cheap and easy way to capture those magic moments. I tested six of these… » 6/05/08 11:15am 6/05/08 11:15am

Flip Mino: A Smaller, Better Flip Camcorder for $180



The Flip Mino, a pint-sized but more powerful companion to the so-easy-your-grandma-will-be-a-YouTube-star Ultra, is now official. We already saw the $180 mini-cam in a fuzzy picture, but now we know that although it carries 2GB of on-board flash for 60 minutes of VGA-quality recording like the Ultra, it's 40%… » 6/03/08 8:59pm 6/03/08 8:59pm

Transformers Watch Ads from 1980s are the Pinnacle of Advertising

Three things I like very much are watches, Transformers, and 80s toy ads. This video embodies all three of those things at once, and it blows my mind. Not to mention that a pop up, Ultra Magnus action figure watch watch is the coolest thing since the pet rock. Seriously, where do I get one of these? [Gadget Lab] » 3/18/08 10:00pm 3/18/08 10:00pm

Samsung Soul Has Mighty Morphing Touchpad Display

Samsung's Ultra Edition range will get a revamp with their new Soul, a 7.2Mbps HSDPA cellphone which, at only 12.9mm thick, it comes with auto focus 5MP camera, 2.2" 320 x 240 pixel full-color display, SD slot and a touchpad display system that will morph the user interface, changing icons according to the application… » 2/08/08 3:55am 2/08/08 3:55am

Concept Samsung 82-Inch LCD World's Largest Ultra High-Definition

Samsung has just popped out a ridiculously large 82" LCD TV, boasting ultra high-definition resolution of 3840 x 2160. That is a four-times increase on conventional LCD standards, and word on the street is Japan has already begun testing video broadcast in ultra high-definition. We are sure that'll eat bandwidth… » 1/09/08 6:00pm 1/09/08 6:00pm

Samsung Ultra Music Phone: Colors Revealed, Probably Match Beyoncé's…

We all knew Beyoncé was fronting Samsung's Ultra Phone, and we all guessed that the dual-screen cell would probably come in red, white, and black (we were so thankful they nixed it in pink), but did we have a clue that it would come in juicy orange and fabulous electric blue? Nope, we'll freely admit that we didn't… » 3/19/07 9:15am 3/19/07 9:15am

Samsung Q1 Vista-based UMPC Launching at CeBIT

Attention those of you who care about UMPCs. Samsung's Taiwan site "accidentally" put up a shot of what they're going to reveal at CeBIT, and among the devices is a Samsung Q1 Ultra UMPC. The insides will have an Intel CPU, 1GB RAM, 60GB hard drive, a 1024x600 display, 1.3 and 0.3-megapixel cameras, QWERTY, Bluetooth,… » 3/13/07 9:40pm 3/13/07 9:40pm