Leica M Monochrom Only Shoots in Black and White and That's Awesome

Leica's Latest addition to the M series of cameras is a bit different from the ones which came before it: the M Monochrom only shoots pictures in black and white. The $8000 full-frame camera is fully intended for enthusiasts and/or those with a bottomless bank account, and aims to explore the benefits of having a… » 5/10/12 3:49pm 5/10/12 3:49pm

NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2 Reviewed (Verdict: Pwns Radeon HD 3870 X2,…

Nvidia's headlining GeForce 9 series card, the monstrous 9800 GX2, officially launched today. It pulls an old trick out of Nvidia's hat—melding two GPUs onto a single board—so you can actually go quad-SLI for a mere $1200. It completely crushes ATI's top-of-the-line dual-GPU Radeon HD 3870 X2. But is two times the GPU… » 3/18/08 11:10am 3/18/08 11:10am

Sikorsky X2 Sleek Triple Blade Helicopter

Here's the Sikorsky X2, a prototype helicopter with three blades that is set to fly at the end of the year at 287mph. That's 240 knots versus the usual 170kt of conventional choppers. We saw the idea a while ago and, after some cancellations of the program by the military, Sikorsky is now building it on their own. To… » 6/18/07 8:43am 6/18/07 8:43am

Segway Officially Announces i2 and x2 Models

Given FCC approval just a few days ago, Segway Inc. officially announced two additions to the Segway family of personal transportation devices, the i2 and the x2. Both models include technology that supposedly make them easier to ride: LeanSteer tilts the Segway toward the direction in which you're leaning and InfoKey… » 8/14/06 9:49am 8/14/06 9:49am