Post Thumbnail

Panasonic's released its 2012 quarterly report (its financial year runs from summer to summer) and concedes it's been as bad for them as it was for Sony and Sharp. It's blaming the Japanese Earthquake for damaging its supply chain, a strong yen for keeping prices high, plus having to write-down the...

February 3rd 2012 at 5:54am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

What was a Japanese-only device has finally made it to the US shores. Sanyo's Eneloop Mobile Booster (aka, KBC-L2) battery supplies 5V 500mA of juice to a pair of simultaneously connected USB devices or 1,000mA to a single, more power-hungry tablet. The 5,000mAH Lithium-ion pack is baked right into...

April 6th 2011 at 8:02am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We've seen a few Zoybar-based behemoths since we were hepped to the modular guitar platform way back in '08, but few have caught our fancy like Kevin Rupp's KR1. Featuring a Korg Kaossilator synth, both the Pocket Pod and a wireless transmitter from Line 6, and the beloved Sanyo Pedal Juice battery...

April 5th 2011 at 11:25am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We've been tipped with a document today that seems to suggest that the age of Android 2.2 is nigh for owners of Sprint's Samsung Epic 4G and Sanyo Zio. The Epic's looking like a four-day phased rollout to build EB13, while the Zio push spans five days (strangely, it says you'll end up on Eclair bui...

February 18th 2011 at 12:39pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Okay, armchair sleuths, this one's for you -- we've got two very legit-looking logos here, but not a lot of proof. Our tipster tells us that both of these high-quality vector graphics are the names of upcoming devices for Sprint, with the HTC Arrive (née Ruby) allegedly an upcoming Windows P...

January 23rd 2011 at 10:10pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's Christmas Day, which probably means that at least one toy that you received (or gave) won't be fully functional until Monday. Why? Batteries. It's an age-old problem, that "batteries not included" thing, and it's one of the reasons we've fell so in love with Sanyo's Eneloop line. Without quest...

December 25th 2010 at 10:33pm 0 Comments