From the monthly archives:

April 2009

Century Netbook Stand With DVD Super Multi-Drive

A Tokyo-based company, Century has rolled out a netbook stand that doubles as a DVD super multi-drive, so you can watch DVD’s and burn files on your netbook. This portable device supports DVD±R/+RW (8x), DVD±R DL/-RW (6x), DVD-RAM (5x) and CD-R/-RW (24x), and it measures 260mm x 190mm x 19mm and weighs in at 524g. Sadly, it’s only available in Japan at the moment, for around $100. [Product Page]

Softbank’s Lacquered Cases for iPhone 3G

by Johan on April 30, 2009

Softbank's Lacquered Cases for iPhone 3G

Softbank has recently launched a hi-resolution picture of their cool series of lacquered cases. The picture above shows six iPhone cases that are 100% hand-made. There are only 50 units for each design. Each cases retails for around 39,800 Yen ($407) in Japan. [Softbank via Akihabara via Upcoming Cell Phones]

Sexy MID Concept By Jan Rytir

by Isaiah on April 30, 2009

Sexy MID Concept By Jan Rytir

Designer Jan Rytir has come out with this awesome looking piece of Mobile Internet Device (MID) concept. Measuring 180 x 80 x 20mm, this compact size MID integrates an ultra wide LCD touchscreen that boasts of OLED technology, a 47 buttons QWERTY keyboard, a trackball and powered by an Intel Atom processor. In addition, this sexy slider also comes with two USB slots, a microphone, an audio input, an SD card reader, stereo speakers and a docking connector. Unfortunately, it’s just a concept at this stage, but who knows it might come into production someday, hope so! Read more

Color Changing Luxeed U5 LED Keyboard

by Johan on April 30, 2009

Color Changing Luxeed U5 LED Keyboard

The Luxeed U5 LED multicolor keyboard now support for Windows, Linux and Mac (previous versions were Windows only). The keyboard also makes changes to the LED system to reduce ghosting. Plus they’ve added a firmware updater utility and improved the responsiveness of the keys. The Luxeed U5 LED keyboard is now available for pre-order in Korea for KRW 99,000 ($77). Video after the jump. Read more

Oppo Digital BDP-83 Blu-ray Player

by Johan on April 30, 2009

Oppo Digital BDP-83 Blu-ray Player

Oppo Digital has unveiled the release date and pricing info of its latest Blu-ray player, the BDP-83. The player features BonusView and BD-Live support, VRS de-interlacing and scaling capabilities, a 7.1-channel analog output, a dedicated stereo output, USB connectivity and Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD audio codecs support. Each purchase of the BDP-83 comes with a backlit remote control. You can purchase the BDP-83 for $599. [Electronista]