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Pulsar clocks spin closer to reality

Contrary to popular legend, Pulsar wristwatches don’t use the light of dying stars to keep time.


Onkyo netbook gets covered inside and out with Miffy

Miffy (or Nijntje) is a small, Dutch, female rabbit who appears in picture books. How exactly she became a cultural hit in Japan we don’t know, but we do have a good idea how she found herself plastered all over this netbook: some combination of Onkyo having a bunch of extra C4 units lying around and Namco-Bandai having a Miffy license it wasn’t fully utilizing


ASUS Eee PC 1215N to ship in the US at the end of August

With the NVIDIA Ion 2-powered Acer Aspire One 532g falling by the wayside and the ASUS Eee PC 1201PN hitting the market sans NVIDIA Optimus , all eyes are on the ASUS Eee PC 1215N to be the true Ion 2 machine.


Netgear’s ReadyNAS Ultra 4 and Ultra 6 stream to TiVo, mobile, and DLNA-certified devices

The “Death of Local Media Storage,” eh Netgear? The company is certainly proud of its latest unveiling, the ReadyNAS Ultra series, as the aforementioned press release headline exemplifies. In addition to the usual network storage capabilities, the gang can stream media to any TiVo device, DLNA -certified machine (via Skifta), and mobile devices using Orb technologies.


ASUS Eee PC 1015, 1016 and 1018 to finally ship in August

Well, it’s about time! We’ve been following ASUS’s next generation Eee PC 1015 , 1016 and 1018 since their CeBIT debut in early March, and all three are finally primed and prepped to arrive by the end of July / beginning of August. ASUS claims, the aluminum-clad 1016 and 1018 will be hitting the US market in three to four weeks, while the 1015 will trail a few weeks behind. According to Excaliberpc.com — where the first two are already up for pre-order — the 1018P will ring up at $429.99 and boasts a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N455 processor, 1GB of RAM, a 250GB hard drive and three USB 3.0 ports.


ASUS Eee PC 1215N with NVIDIA Ion and dual-core Atom D525 is a netbook powerhouse

The phrase “netbook powerhouse” would typically be considered an oxymoron. That was before ASUS announced its Eee PC 1215N bumpin’ a 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Atom D525 processor with NVIDIA Optimus to intelligently switch between its NVIDIA Ion discrete and integrated graphics. That means it’ll cut through 1080p video without any problem when displayed on the 12-inch 1,366 x 768 pixel display or out to an HDTV via the included HDMI jack.