Netgear WGR-101 802.11g Travel Router Review

I took the new Netgear WGR-101 802.11g Travel Router on a 2 week business trip/stress test to San Francisco, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen (China). Conclusions This is a simple to use router that is perfect for roadtrips to hotels with high-speed internet connections. The router itself is tiny, smaller even than a Pocket PC, and…

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Creative Zen Touch Update

The Creative Zen Touch 20gb MP3/WMA player with the cute scrollpad and claimed 32 hour battery life seems to be shipping soon from Amazon.com (currently showing as shipping in 1-2 weeks, which is better than iPod mini availability). In related news, a press release on the Asian Creative site mentions that a 40gb Zen Touch…

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$8.99 Batteries for Canon Cameras

The Canon NB-1LH battery fits most Powershot Digital Elph Cameras: S100, S110, S200, S230, S300, S330, S400, S410, and S500. If, like me, you take a lot of photos you will have realized that after a few recharges the battery starts lasting for less and less time. Mine got so bad I looked around for…

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Free Gmail Giveaway: Ends 8/15

Gmail, the 1gb free email service from Google, has been updated with some new features: you can now import contacts from Outlook and other programs, you can have a signature on all your emails, and the Safari browser is now supported. We also have one more Gmail invite to giveaway: All you have to do…

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Dell Axim X30: New Coupon: $269

Dell has a new $30 off $300 coupon for today only: coupon code XS8$J1?XDFH94G (expires after 1500 uses). This combined with an automatic 15% discount brings the price of the 624mhz Dell X30 Pocket PC down to an all-time low of $269. Be careful entering the code, it doesn’t work if you go though the…

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Tissot High-T Smartwatch

Swiss watch company Tissot and Microsoft have announced the launch of a new Smartwatch: the Tissot High-T. The High-T joins the existing Smartwatches by Fossil, Suunto, and Abacus and is, in my opinion, the most stylish of the Smartwatches: more solid metal and less plastic than the others. Smartwatches use the FM radio band and…

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Turn your iPod into a remote control

Engadget’s weekly how-to article this week is about how to turn your iPod (any flavor will do) into a universal infrared remote control. While this seems like a great idea here’s what I don’t get… you need an iPod, a Pocket PC, a PC or Mac with sound recording software, and a hardware IR device……

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Dell 2001fp 20″ LCD: $709 (or $659)

I originally recommended this LCD at $800, then at $750, saying it may go as low as $700 this summer, well that time is now here. It is a great monitor, comparable to a 23″ CRT monitor but only a few inches thick. It has both analog and DVI (digital) connectors for your computer and…

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