The TRENDnet TEW-690AP is claimed to be the world’s first 450Mbps Wireless N Access Point. The device supports Access Point, Wireless Distribution System (WDS), and Repeater mode functionality. The TRENDnet TEW-690AP comes equipped with the Advanced Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna technology with three spatial streams per antenna, which generates a maximum theoretical wireless throughput of 450Mbps and an exceptional wireless coverage. If you don’t want to go wireless, a Gigabit Ethernet port will maintain high performance wired connections. The Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) integrates other WPS supported devices at the touch of a button. Advanced features include 4 SSIDs per wireless band, different encryption for each SSID, WMM Quality of Service data prioritization, WPA2-RADIUS encryption, and a convenient on/off power switch. [TRENDnet]

Apple iPad Is Now Available In The Philippines

by Johan on December 20, 2010

The Apple iPad is finally available for purchase in the Philippines. The company is selling all six models of iPad on its online store, with prices ranging from PHP 23,990 (around $541) for the 16GB Wi-Fi model to PHP 40,990 (around $924) for the 64GB 3G model. For your info, the iPad’s Filipino rollout was delayed quite a bit longer from the device’s U.S. launch. Folks in the Philippines are able to purchase the iPad via Apple Store Philippines. [Product Page]

Tao 84000 Digital Photo Table Lamp

by Johan on December 20, 2010

Tao 84000 Digital Photo Table Lamp

The Tao 84000 table lamp might be the best Xmas gift for your best friends. The Tao 84000 is not an ordinary table lamp because it has a high-resolution 3.5-inch LED display and a capacity of storing up to 1500 photos downloadable from either the PC or Mac. It also applies the latest touchscreen technology in controlling the digital photo display. What’s more, the Tao 84000 digital photo table lamp features an alarm clock, a digital clock and a USB 1.1 port to transfer picture files from your MacBook or Windows PC. Amazon sells the Tao 84000 digital photo table lamp for $149.99 each. [Amazon via 7Gadgets]

Nikon Laser 1000A S Laser Rangefinder

by Johan on December 20, 2010

Nikon Laser 1000A S Laser Rangefinder

The Nikon Laser 1000A S laser rangefinder is a device which uses a laser beam to determine the distance to an object. Measuring 118mm x 73mm x 41mm and weighing 195 grams (without battery), this laser rangefinder features Active Brightness Control Viewfinder for easy and clear viewing, an orange LED display that will turn on automatically when it is used in darker situations and an automatically adjustable LED brightness setting. With the power button held down, the Nikon Laser 1000A S is capable of distancing different targets in succession. The gadget also provides four display modes such as actual distance and height mode, horizontal distance and height mode, golf mode, and actual distance mode. The newly featured golf mode provides slope-adjusted distance (horizontal distance ± height), enabling the user to confidently determine how to approach a hilly course. The High-eyepoint design allows easy viewing, even for eyeglass wearers. [FarEastGizmos]

Upcoming Small Form Factor PC Case From Gigabyte

by Isaiah on December 20, 2010

Gigabyte has unveiled another one of its upcoming small form factor PC case called the GZ-MK01. Measuring 180mm x 360mm x 435mm and weighing 3.9kg, this steel case supports for microATX motherboards, and features a front I/O panel with two USB 2.0 and audio ports, two 5.25-inch external drive bays, one 3.5-inch external drive bay, four 3.5-inch internal drive bays, a meshed side panel, four expansion slots and has one 80mm rear exhaust fan. Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing and release date yet. [Gigabyte]