Category: Gadgets

W950i Walkman

W950i Walkman

The W950i Walkman from Sony Ericsson is a slim and stylish 3G phone with an advanced digital music player and large touchscreen for optimal ease of use. Using the W950i is easy. A touchscreen and stylus are a comfortable way to choose and open menu items. The keypad of the slim W950i is smooth and
TUMI Travel Adaptor

TUMI Travel Adaptor

The TUMI Electric Adapter makes going international  easier now with this innovative design: it has 4 adaptor configurations in one unit. The adaptor works for laptops, cell phones and small appliances in 150 countries and features a replaceable electric fuse and convenient case. The product is priced at £45.
Dior Homme Classic iPod Travel Case

Dior Homme Classic iPod Travel Case

In perfect coordination with the Dior Vintage collection, this fine Dior Homme Classic iPod Travel Case protects and neatly stores your iPod during your  travels. The tonal Dior logo exterior unzips to secure compartments for your iPod, headphones, and other accessories. Made in Italy and available for $295 through eLuxury.
Robotic shark

Robotic shark

Having to share your hotel swimming pool with someone?   Not with the remote-controlled robotic shark, you don’t.   I’m curious as to what the actual purpose of this 2-foot offering from Hammacher Schlemmer truly is, but I guess you could up to quite a bit of mischief with it. The beast moves in all
T+L Design Awards 2006

T+L Design Awards 2006

The second Travel+Leisure Design Awards recognise architecture and design from every facet of the traveller’s world – everything from hotels to travel accessories.   In fact, there’s 15 categories and the winner of each is as follows: Best Public Space: Terminal T4, Madrid Barajas International Airport Best Small Hotel: Básico, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Best
Sony Ericsson P990

Sony Ericsson P990

The launch of the Sony Ericsson P990 has been further delayed until the second quarter of 2006 to allow for more features such as ActiveSync support and RIM’s BlackBerry Connect support. This great-looking gadget will also come with WiFi, 2 megapixel camera, 2.8-inch touch-sensitive screen and  QWERTY keypad.
Lingo Pacifica Talk 10 language translator

Lingo Pacifica Talk 10 language translator

The Lingo Pacifica Talk 10 language translator is the newest member of the Lingo Language Translator family. It contains over 60,000 words, and 1,200 useful and popular phrases.  It has clear sound quality, a backlit LCD display and has been voted best talking translator by the Wall Street Journal. It retails at just under $200,
Motorized Pool Lounger

Motorized Pool Lounger

Excalibur Electronics have come up with the luxury leisure traveller’s ultimate gadget: a motorized pool lounger. Afterall, why float when you can drive? It has two powerful motors, and two easy-to-use joysticks, each controlling independent propellors. A built in cup holder is of course standard. Price is $149.95.
Disposable video cameras

Disposable video cameras

If you thought digital cameras were a bit of an extravagance for those last-minute moments, then think again.   Pure Digital – the company behind a number of budget single-use cameras, has come up with a line of disposable video cameras retailing through the CVS pharmacy chain for $29.95 (plus $12.95 for burning the video
New Smartphone from HTC

New Smartphone from HTC

HTC  – the global leader in Windows Mobile-based devices  –  has unveiled the world’s first DAB-IP enabled Smartphone, the Trilogy.  It runs on Windows Mobile version 5.0 and has all the features you’d expect: Pocket Media player, Push Email, Office suite, etc. What is special about this Smartphone, though, is that it can receive Digital
Nokia 3250 musicphone

Nokia 3250 musicphone

The Nokia 3250 musicphone is  a tri-band GSM/EDGE 900/1800/1900 XpressMusic phone with microSD slot, dedicated music keys, FM radio, Bluetooth, 10-hours of audio playback, 3.5-milimeter (standard) headphone jack, and 2 megapixel camera activated by a twist of the keypad. An exact date for the phone’s launch has not yet been announced but Nokia’s website states
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1

Panasonic yesterday launched the world’s smallest 10x optical zoom digital  compact camera. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 has a high-speed autofocus response time, and has a retractable lens system with folded optics technology, realized by the inclusion of a prism.  The zoom ratio can be extended up to 12.5x in 3 megapixel resolution mode with minimal
Sony Cybershot DSC-M2

Sony Cybershot DSC-M2

This is  Sony’s second-generation M-series hybrid camera, serving as a cross between  a camcorder and digicam.   Its 5.1-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for photo-quality 13 x 17-inch prints.   It has a 2.5-inch LCD display, 3x optical zoom and is capable of compressing around 45 minutes of video onto a 1 GB memory stick.
Nikon D200 camera

Nikon D200 camera

The Nikon D200 is Nikon’s latest DSLR. It has a compact design, robust build quality  and 10.2MP CCD sensor. It also has a beautiful 2.5-inch LCD with approximately 230,000-pixel resolution and superwide viewing angle; it  can support CF type I and II cards, and Microdrives. Photographers interested in this camera should also take a look
Samsung Digimax L85

Samsung Digimax L85

You really have to wonder whether an 8.1 megapixel camera with 5x optical zoom is necessary for just a point-and-shoot camera, but that’s exactly what you get with the Samsung Digimax L85. It also has the ability to shoot in a 16:9 aspect ratio and to save files in uncompressed TIFF format, again features you
NEC Versa E3100 laptop

NEC Versa E3100 laptop

The new  NEC Versa E3100 is a very sleek laptop. In fact, it’s apparently the lightest 14″ widescreen unit in its class. It comes with a variety of specifications: your choice of Pentium M processor, 256MB RAM standard (upgradeable to 2GB), and a 40, 60 or 80 GB hard drive. Some models also include an