Vending Bling Bling Grillz

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BLTEB-bling-teeth-bulk-vending[1]Oh man.. I love this! It is a bling bling grillz that you can get from a vending machine. So.. what’s a “grillz” exactly? According to the Urban Dictionary, Grillz is the term used to describe caps or fitting worn over ones teeth, either on top, bottom, or both. To be mostly made out of gold, silver, diamond, or platinum.

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You can see most rappers will wear diamond or gold grillz. Now, you can have it and become a rapper.

 

They cost for 75 cents a pop in vending machines.

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Source: BoingBoing and A&A Global Industries

Apple Tablet

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Apple has been focusing so much on touch-screen devices and it is a time for Apple to step up the game. Rumors about Apple Table has been spread out for a few months now. Lately, analyst has predicted what apple tablet would look like. Here are some predictions:

 

• Be similar to an iPod touch, only larger, capable of running most of the 70,000 applications on the iPhone App Store plus a new category of apps designed for the bigger screen.

• Will be used primarily for Web surfing, e-mail, and digital media, competing with netbooks without being a netbook.

• Will be priced between an iPhone and a MacBook — between $500 and $700.

• Is likely to include a 3G cellular modem and could be subsidized by a carrier — either AT&T (T) or Verizon (VZ).

• Will sell better than Apple TV did its first year (1.2 million units).

• Could in fact sell 2 million units at $600 each to generate $1.2 billion and add about 3% to Apple’s revenue stream in calendar 2010.

 

Source:  http://brainstormtech.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/08/07/apples-1-2-billion-tablet-computer/

Sony New Netbook

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Sony has just announced that they are going to release a new line of Netbook, called Vaio W.

 

 

The Sony Vaio W is a 10.1-inch Netbook, with an Intel Atom N280 CPU, 1GB of RAM, Windows XP, and a 160GB hard drive–all fairly common specs for the category. But many laptops with similar specs run $299-$399, while Sony says the Vaio W “will retail for about $500.”

 

 

You know.. Sony always sells stuff higher price than others because they believed that their product quality is higher than others. the Vaio W packs in a higher-resolution screen at 1,366×768. There’s also 802.11n Wi-Fi, a separate Memory Stick slot (on top of the standard SD card slot), Bluetooth, and Sony’s typical fit and finish, which usually includes excellent keyboards and touchpads. The Vaio W is 1.3 inches thick, weighs 2.6 pounds, and will come in three colors–berry pink, sugar white, and cocoa brown.

 

 

The system is available for pre-order from Sony starting Tuesday, and should be arriving in retail stores sometime next month.

Source: CNet

My New Gadget – Nikon D5000

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แบบว่าไม่เคยใช้กล้อง (D)SRL มาก่อนเลยในชีวิต แต่หลังๆได้มีโอกาสเห็นภาพของเพื่อนๆที่ถ่ายรูปกัน ดูแล้วมันมีมิติกว่า กล้อง compact ที่ใช้อยู่เยอะ แล้วกอล์ฟก็เป็นคนชอบกล้อง ชอบถ่ายโน่นถ่ายนี้ ก็เลยคิดว่าคงถึวเวลาที่อัพเกรดกล้องของเราได้แล้ว กอล์ฟลองถามเพื่อนๆที่เป็นตากล้องมือโปร เขาก็บอกว่าให้ใช้ Nikon ดู แต่ตอนนี้ รุ่นที่พึ่งออกล่าสุดก็คือ D5000 เห็นทีแรกก็ชอบเลย รู้สึกว่าไม่ใหญ่มาก เหมือนรุ่นก่อนอย่าง D90, D300 ของ Nikon

 

 

มีคนบอกว่าหน้าจอกล้อง LCD ที่ไว้ดูรูปจะออกเหลือง กอล์ฟดูแล้วก็ไม่เห็นเหลือง หรือว่าเราดูไม่เป็นก็ไม่รู้ แต่สรุปแล้วชอบกล้องตัวนี้มาก ตอนนี้แค่ยังไม่รู้สึกชินเท่านั้นเอง กำลังศึกษาคู่มือไปเรื่อยๆ รูปข้างล่างคือตัวอย่างที่ลองถ่ายเล่นๆดู

 

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Happy 30th Birthday to Walkman

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Sony Walkman is the biggest hit gadget in 80s and today is its birthday! According to the InfoWorld

The first Walkman, the TPS-L2, cost ¥33,000 in Japan and US$200 in the U.S., but despite the relatively high price tag the reception was enthusiastic. In 1980 The Wall Street Journal called the Walkman “one of the hottest new status symbols around” and noted that prospective U.S. owners faced a month-long wait because of a backlog in orders.

 

The Hero Has Come

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The HTC Hero Android phone was officially announced At a press event in London on Wednesday as the latest Google Android device. 

The HTC Hero will be available in Europe starting in July and in Asia later this summer, while a “distinct” North American version will ship later in 2009. However, pricing was not announced at this time.

 

 

According to the CNET, The new Sense UI allows users to customize the device to their needs and give them more access to the information they want at a glance through widgets, customized profiles, and consolidated views of all communication with a contact, whether it be e-mail, text or multimedia message, Facebook status updates, or photos. In addition, HTC said that all of its future devices will use Sense UI.

 

Below is the Hero’s spec I got from Boy Genius Report website:

 

  • Android with HTC Sense
  • 112mm x 56.2mm x 14.35mm, 135g
  • Qualcomm MSM7200A 528MHz processor
  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, dual-band 7.2Mbps HSPA/WCDMA
  • 512 ROM / 288 RAM
  • 3.2″ HVGA capacitive touchscreen
  • 5.0 megapixel camera with auto-focus
  • Gravity sensor
  • Digital compass
  • WiFi 802.11b/g
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR + A2DP
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • microSD
  • 1350 mAh battery
  • 420 minutes talktime / 750 hours standby (WCDMA)
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    RIM BlackBerry Rules the Market

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    This morning I just had discussed with Tar (a friend of mine in Bangkok) about iPhone versus BlackBerry. Which one is better or is the winner? Tar admitted that he is now rooting for the iPhone resort. So do I declare that I am taking on BlackBerry side… hahaha. We kept debating to each other. I admitted that I did not like any other BB’s models except the Curve. I do like the fact that iPhone offers more applications. But, for personal purpose of use, I still want to pick BlackBerry over the iPhone. I think there are a few things that I cannot live if I have to use an iPhone. But for Curve, it suits me well at this point.

     

    Anyhow, to backup my vision and thoughts, I decide to blog  about how well BlackBerry is doing in the market now. The news has confirmed that Research in Motion (RIM)’s BlackBerry is the one to beat.  Yeahh…!

     

     

    International Data Corp’s Mobile Phone Tracker data puts Research In Motion at more than half of the smartphone marketshare for the first quarter of 2009: that 55.3 percent share compared to a 19.5 percent share for Apple’s iPhones. That’s a dramatic surge from two quarters earlier, when BlackBerry devices hung on to 40.4 percent and Apple had 30.1 percent, according to IDC.

     

    A recent survey by Yankee Group revealed that of 41 percent of Americans who planned to buy a smartphone for their next phone, half were planning on a BlackBerry — is versatility. Sure, BlackBerry phones have reliable features and an entire app store, BlackBerry App World. But where iPhones and other flashy smartphones are often tethered to one wireless carrier in the United States — iPhone is exclusively AT&T, for example — all of the major carriers support at least one BlackBerry.

     

    Source: ChannelWeb

    MacBook Pro Price Reduced

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    I just noticed that the price of MacBook Pro has been reduced. The new MacBook Pro comes with more options to choose with lower prices and better battery life. This is awesome!! I always dream to get one of MacBook Pro, but the price is always ridiculously expensive. Now, it looks like more affordable. The 13″ MacBook Pro looks nice!! 7-hours battery life sounds so GREAT!

     

    For college students, Apple offers a free iPod Touch if you get a Mac too. What a deal!

     

    Netbook with AA Batteries

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    I’m so excited to see some company thinks forward and goes with AA batteries as power supply for a Netbook. This is so awesome!!

     

     

    Engadgetreported that this Netbook is even available to purchase from NorhTec ‘s Gecko EduBook for only $199. It runs Windows XP too.

     

    Chocolator

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    It’s the combination of chocolate looking and a calculator. I found this post from boingboing.net.

    This solar-powered functioning calculator looks and smells so much like a real chocolate bar, you’ll be tempted to break off one of the keypad squares and pop it in your mouth!

     

    Source: The Lighter Side Co