Kotaku: Nintendo 3DS Gets Sudden, Massive Price...
According to Kotaku, Nintendo has just discounted the 3DS to $170. That’s a huge price cut by any standards, especially if you keep in mind this is a new system with the latest auto-stereoscopic 3D display tech. Furthermore, it seems Nintendo only sold about 710K units worldwide since launch, well-under the millions the company was expecting. The situation is the polar opposite of the DS...
Android Phones Help Poor Farmers in Uganda... →
Android to the rescue!
Not all Sega Genesis were made equal
(originally posted on Google+) Three different models were made: the original Model 1, a redesigned unit (smaller) Model 2 and an even smaller unit, Model 3. Most regard the first-gen Genesis as the best-of-breed. Best sound, OK image quality. Model 1 had stereo output from the front-facing headphone jack, mono from RF & RCA output Model 2 had no headphone jack, but stereo output from RF...
Chromebooks: Not Flops! via Technologizer →
As soon as they fix the little annoyances (i.e. support for ZIP files) & prices go way down, these things will be unbeatable. Think $149 retail + $20/mo for “unlimited” 3G Internet.
Let's hear it for Laserdiscs!
The first video format to feature: widescreen (letterbox) releases bonus material (pictures, articles, behind-the-scenes footage) non-linear (no rewinding required) digital sound (44.1 kHz sample rate, uncompressed) Dolby Digital 5.1 surround soundtracks director cuts, special editions, deluxe editions high-quality analog video (480i) s-video outputs perfect freeze frames...
Monday Note: HP’s Tortured WebOS Positioning →
Great post from Jean-Louis Gassée. I think the true Palm is dead for all intents and purposes.
IDC: Nook Color Leading E-Reader Sales For First... →
Whoa. I didn’t see this one coming.