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You've got your LCDs, you've got your OLEDs, and you've got your E Ink, but Qualcomm's gearing up to push a new kind of display your way: the technology's called reflective interferometric modulation (IMOD), which is something of a mouthful, so Qualcomm intends to market it as Mirasol. These IMOD d...

May 21st 2008 at 9:01pm 0 Comments
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Oh goodie, a world's first. This time it's courtesy of Lubix's UBHS-PH2 Bluetooth headset sporting Qualcomm's Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) display. The reflective display sports Interferometric Modulation (IMOD) technology to avoid battery-draining backlighting. Otherwise, we're just loo...

June 26th 2007 at 7:11am 0 Comments
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Audiophiles are a picky bunch and willing to pay out the nose for the privilege of (perceived) improvements in audio quality. Audio Junkies has the story that Red Wine, a purveyor of "battery powered purist hi-fi," is planning to offer their iMod modification for 5th generation iPods (they previousl...

May 17th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Granted, the untouched iPod doesn't sound half bad to the average ear, but for the audiophiles in the house, you all somehow know better. Enter Red Wine Audio, which took its discerning ways and channeled them into a nifty iPod hack that "reduces the analog signal path by taking the signal directly...

May 16th 2007 at 9:54am 0 Comments
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We hesitate to bring up anything to do with the ongoing debacle that is SPOT, but the guys over at Microsoft's most left-of-center division helped popularize the concept of "glanceable" information -- ubiquitous, high-demand data (weather reports, for instance) that can be gleaned quickl...

June 9th 2006 at 6:51pm 0 Comments
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If you've been dreaming of "A tighter, more articulately defined bass" and "A firmer and more expansive image" for your 4G iPod, look no further than the Red Wine iMod service. For $199.00 plus $15.00 return shipping, your 4G iPod will be modded as follows: New SMT Coupling...

January 23rd 2006 at 1:00pm 0 Comments