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Ok, it's only a temporary gig but check out the "Sens e-train" offered to Seoul's subway jockeys over the next few days. The kids at Samsung and Korea Telecoms have fitted two cars from Seoul's number 2 line train with a dozen WiBro-enabled Samsung Q45 laptops and Q1 Ultra UMPCs. The hippest trip i...

August 13th 2007 at 4:08am 0 Comments
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Yukyung's got a new Viliv PMP navigator set for launch in S.Korea: the X2. Looking every bit like the P2 found bouncing around the US, the X2 replaces its predecessor's hard disk with either 4GB or 8GB of solid state flash while introducing SiRFstar III navigation and SD/SDHC expansion. Of course,...

July 9th 2007 at 6:31am 0 Comments
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Meet Kobie, the cuddly Koala on what appears to be life-support. We think Babelfish translation says is best, "it is a fondling elder brother robot of the nose Allah form which gives an emotional stability." Indeed. By which we assume they mean the latest in elderly care robots. This one, developed...

June 28th 2007 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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LG looks set to loose a new 19-inch XNOTE upon Korea. The S900 series slab pictured is spec'd to go budget with a WXGA+ resolution, 2.0GHz Core 2 Duo, 256MB GeForce 8600M GS graphics, 1GB memory, 802.11 a/b/g WiFi and a total of 320GB of disk. You do get a dedicated keypad, however. Uh, hoozah!? We...

June 22nd 2007 at 7:32am 0 Comments
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Damn if iriver can't build'em some sexy. Meet the D5, the Brad to the NV's Angelina. As we heard last week, the D5 is an electronic dictionary... but also so much more. At just 14.9-mm thick closed, the D5 Dicple packs a 3.0-inch, 480 x 272 pixel TFT display for all your flash and MPEG-4 video whil...

June 19th 2007 at 1:16am 0 Comments
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The iriver NV -- as in NaVigation, initially outed as the M10 -- is now up and official. Chances are, if you're in the market for a PMP, the NV's got your needs covered. The 7-inch, 840 x 480 LED backlit LCD packs T-DMB television; SiRF III GPS; 2 SD slots (1 reserved for navigation maps presumably...

June 18th 2007 at 9:48am 0 Comments
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Just two months after Hitachi sued LG for PDP patent infringement in the litigious-playgrounds of Texas, LG has countersued Hitachi of course. LG's suit seeks monetary compensation and an injunction prohibiting Hitachi from violating its seven plasma display panel patents. Exactly the same claim Hi...

June 18th 2007 at 4:14am 0 Comments
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Just two months after Hitachi sued LG for PDP patent infringement in the litigious-playgrounds of Texas, LG has countersued Hitachi of course. LG's suit seeks monetary compensation and an injunction prohibiting Hitachi from violating its seven plasma display panel patents. Exactly the same claim Hi...

June 18th 2007 at 4:14am 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of their PAVV plasmas come three new PAVV LCDs. The 40-, 46-, and 52-inch models all bring a 1080p resolution to the game with 3x HDMIs and a sweet 17,000:1 contrast -- barely nudging out the trio of Bordeaux LCDs unveiled back in March. These sets also feature ACAP, as in Advanced...

June 13th 2007 at 8:14am 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of their PAVV plasmas come three new PAVV LCDs. The 40-, 46-, and 52-inch models all bring a 1080p resolution to the game with 3x HDMIs and a sweet 17,000:1 contrast -- barely nudging out the trio of Bordeaux LCDs unveiled back in March. These sets also feature ACAP, as in Advanced...

June 13th 2007 at 8:14am 0 Comments