Ian Bell

Ian Bell

I work with the best people in the world and get paid to play with gadgets. What's not to like?

ATI signs deal with Nintendo, Xbox 2 likely

Graphics chipset maker ATI has announced that it has signed a technology development deal with Nintendo, hinting at collaboration on future consoles.


Xbox Live reaches 350,000 subscribers

Microsoft Corp. today revealed that more than 350,000 subscribers worldwide have joined the Xbox Live online game service.


EA cleans Up at Video Game award show

EA took 13 of 30 honors, including Game of the Year for the PC game "Battlefield 1942," which allows players to relive classic World War II battles in various countries.


Casio introduces new 3.2 megapixel Exilim

Casio announced the new EX-S3 digital camera that packs 3.2 million effective pixels and a 2.0-inch LCD monitor screen into an 11.7mm thin configuration.


HP announces the PSC 1210 all-in-one

HP today announced new all-in-one printing and imaging devices for consumers at home or in the office.


HP introduces new 935 and 735 camera’s

HP today announced market trials for its retail and central labs photofinishing systems and two digital cameras that include enhancements to HP Instant Share technology.


Fujitsu introduces new LifeBook E2000

Fujitsu PC today introduced the company's newest addition to the LifeBook E Series product line with the LifeBook E2000 notebook.


Dell introduces new Inspiron 8500 notebook

Dell today announced the newest member of the next generation of its award-winning desktop-replacement notebook line, the Inspiron 8500.


ATI, Nvidia butt heads in desktop graphics

PC graphics chip makers ATI Technologies Inc. and Nvidia Corp. are going head to head with updates of their latest desktop graphics chips.


Apple bets With dual-format DVD drive

Apple has quietly switched to an internal SuperDrive on the 17-inch flat-panel iMac that adds the future potential of burning DVDs in the +R/RW format as well as -R/RW.


Panasonic Allure Review

The Allure may be small, but it is packed with features. The Allure comes with a built in speakerphone, voice commands for calling, and more.

  • Pros: Sleek and slim styling, personalized features
  • Cons: Speakerphone is useless, poor voice command

Radeon 9500 to 9700 Mod FAQ – A follow up

The intention of this FAQ is to answer some of the many questions we see being asked in our forums.


Motorola Timeport 270c Review

Not only can you talk hands free on your Timeport 270c, you can also conduct conference calls with other callers or people in the same room sharing your phone.

  • Pros: Good voice recognition, Bluetooth connectivity
  • Cons: Poor belt clip

MPIO DMK 128MB Review

Once in a while we get our hands on a product so innovative in design and function that everyone here in the office cannot wait to get their hands on it. The MPIO-DMK MP3 player is…

  • Pros: Polished design and great sound
  • Cons: Limited to 128mb size

Turn your Radeon 9500 into a 9700

This Mod will effectively turn your 9500 into a 9700. But you have to have the correct 9500. Read on