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Navisurfer Ii: a Complete Pc in Your Car’s Dashboard

Navisurfer Ii: a Complete Pc in Your Car’s Dashboard
This isn’t the first time I’ve seen a computer designed to fit inside your car, but it’s definitely the first one I’ve seen which can fit entirely in the space of your old car stereo. The Navisurfer II occupies a single DIN slot in your car’s dashboard, and manages to cram in an entire PC with a flip-out touchscreen 7-inch color display.

Maxian E900t Pmp Slices, Dices, Makes Julienne Fries

Maxian E900t Pmp Slices, Dices, Makes Julienne Fries
It seems that every few weeks, the Korean tech market reveals some new all-in-one gadget that makes me drool. The latest and greatest PMP (personal media player) to come out of the East Asian nation features just about everything you’d ever want in a portable electronic device.
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Nintendo NES Windows Pc Spotted on Ebay

Nintendo NES Windows Pc Spotted on Ebay
This wouldn’t be the first time that I’ve seen a Nintendo NES console turned into a Windows PC, but it is the first time you can buy one for yourself. The maker of this beautifully crafted NES PC casemod has put it up for sale to the highest bidder.

Windows Vista DVD Burn: Got 130 Years to Kill?

Windows Vista DVD Burn: Got 130 Years to Kill?
Ah, the power of Windows Vista. Check out this recent screen capture of the progress dialog that appeared when an unsuspecting Vista user tried to burn 15 megabytes of files to a DVD RW drive. So if I’m doing my math right, the disk will be completed in 2138, a little over 130 years from now.

Error Message of the Day

Error Message of the Day
My previous all-time favorite error message was “Transaction Cannot Start in Firehose Mode,” but I think I have a new one to top the list. Apparently this error occurs when there isn’t anything wrong. The head-scratcher of an error message simply reads “Error: No error occurred.”

Photo of the Day: iPhone, Meet Windows

Photo of the Day: iPhone, Meet Windows
Apparently, those iPhone demo kiosks in AT&T stores are wolves in sheep’s clothing… Here’s an interesting thought: When you turn a Windows XP machine on it’s side, does it become an Apple? Apparently, these kiosks are really running on Dell machines and Samsung displays.

Ironic Image of the Day: Airport Security

Ironic Image of the Day: Airport Security
I’m sure this is no indication of the level of security in airport computer systems… …but it sure doesn’t make me feel all warm and fuzzy about flying. Keep up the good work! [via flickr via DevicePedia]

Wii Style Cursors for Windows

Wii Style Cursors for Windows
If you happen to like the design of those pointy-fingered Wii cursors, you can now enjoy them on your PC, thanks to this set of downloadable cursors for your Windows computer. Designed by Deviantart member allewund, the cursor set contains reproductions of every Wii cursor I can think of.

Never Put Your Money in This Bank

Never Put Your Money in This Bank
I’m always wondering about those suspicious looking automatic teller machines you see in every little bodega and convenience store these days. You know… Will my ATM card get eaten? Will they steal my PIN number? Will it wipe all the money out of my bank account?

Via Nanobook: the $600 Ultra Mobile Windows Pc

Via Nanobook: the $600 Ultra Mobile Windows Pc
VIA Technologies has announced a new reference design for a extremely portable notebook PC, dubbed the NanoBook. The standard build of the system may weigh in at less than 2 pounds, but boasts a pretty solid feature set for its size. The platform is based on a low-power 1.2GHz

Tokyoflash Eleeno LCD Watch has Me Scratching My Head

Tokyoflash Eleeno LCD Watch has Me Scratching My Head
Leave it to the high-tech watch guys over at Tokyoflash to create another totally baffling digital watch design. Their new Eleeno EG3 features a colored grid of LCDs, masked by a layer of raised glass “windows”.

Hp Pavilion Hdx: the World’s Largest Laptop?

Hp Pavilion Hdx: the World’s Largest Laptop?
While most of the world is interested in making computers more and more portable, HP has taken the opposite approach with their high end gaming notebook. The centerpiece of the new HP Pavilion HDX is its whopping 20-inch widescreen display, capable of displaying high definition content at up to 1680 x 1050 pixel resolution (plans for a full 1080p display are reportedly in the works.)

Pc Gets Crammed Into Gameboy Case

Pc Gets Crammed Into Gameboy Case
While it’s certainly not the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen, you’ve got to hand it to this casemodder for his gumption. This supremely modified Nintendo Gameboy has become host to an entire Windows XP computer.

Blackberry Features Coming to Windows Mobile Devices

Blackberry Features Coming to Windows Mobile Devices
In a surprising move, Research In Motion today announced that they will start to produce software that will let you run BlackBerry applications on select Windows Mobile 6 devices. The BlackBerry software will run side-by-side with Windows Mobile applications as a dedicated icon on the programs list.

Saitek Obsidian Mouse has Touch Scroll Wheel

Saitek Obsidian Mouse has Touch Scroll Wheel
Saitek recently released their latest mouse, offering a clean modern design and a unique scrolling sensor that uses touch instead of a traditional wheel input. The Obsidian mouse features a high-precision 1000DPI optical sensor, and operates wirelessly over RF.

Windows Vista Easter Egg Discovered

Windows Vista Easter Egg Discovered
[NOTE : This post originally appeared on April 1, 2007, and was an April Fools Day joke. Vista does not include a copy of BOB, but if you scroll down to the comments, one of my readers has posted a link to a download of the original BOB installer if you really want to run it.]
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