Archive for February, 2008

Creative Zen Price Drops

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

The SD memory card slot and FM radio endowed portable media playing beauty that is the Creative Zen has just recieved a price slash on its 4gb and 8gb models to make room for the 32gb addition to the family. This is good news for anyone considering one of these players. New prices are as […]

New Creative Zen Stone And Zen Stone Plus With Built In Speaker

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Available in a range of colours and a couple of sizes the new Zen Stone (isn’t it technically a pebble) and Zen Stone Plus come with a built-in speaker and a free skin case with a clip. I’ve always been somewhat skeptical of players with built-in speakers, they don’t quite compare to delivering sound directly […]

Run, Red RAM, Run

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

If you’ve ever stared, misty-eyed through your computer case window at your plain boring old RAM and concluded “Wouldn’t it be awesome if that RAM were red and adorned with flashing lights” then this is your lucky day. Crucial have the answer to your prayers in the form of candy-apple red Ballistix Tracer RAM, not […]

New BRAVIA Theatre systems from Sony

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Dubbed the “DAV-DZ BRAVIA” range of home cinema systems these new one-box systems are designed to compliment the latest BRAVIA televisions and, as a Bravia ownr telling from the pictures alone, they appear to do the job. The DAV-DZ260, DZ560, DZ660 and DZ860w all replicate the black and silver trimmed design aesthetic of my Bravia […]

Beautiful, Titanium Coated Sony Cyber-shot W300

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

As much as I object to the use of the word “cyber” outside of early 80s-90s science fiction movies Sony are really on to someting with the Titanium coated Cyber-shot W300. Not only is it, theoretically, scratch resistant in the places coated by titanium but it’s also absolutely beautiful. Sony have gone for an exceptionally […]

Archos TV+ Review

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Note: This article, whilst brutally truthful at the time of launch, related to a product which is firmware upgradable and additionally tied to an online content delivery service which is potentially constantly changing. As such the following review may no longer paint an accurate picture of the Archos TV+. Because the Archos TV+ currently has […]

Roland Juno-D Limited Edition

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Just when I thought the Roland Juno-D couldn’t possibly get any better Roland have thrown a curve ball and crammed more awesome sounds into their already incredibly good value for money package. This might be somewhat dissapointing for anyone who has just bought a vanilla Juno-D, but remember you’ve still bought into the best budget […]

Numark Computer DJ In A Box

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

For the aspiring, mobile and professional computer DJs Numark have got three potential solutions for you. Total, Mobile and Professional. These are all, if the “in a box” didn’t give you a clue, one box DJ solutions that eliminate the need to choose software, a controller, an audio interface and headphones.

Akai MPK49 USB/MIDI Controller With Drum Pads

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Akai have released another high end entry into the MIDI controller fray in the form of the MPK49 which boasts 12 MPC Drum Pads and a 49-key semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch in addition to the usual combination of knobs and faders totaling up to 76 assignable controls. It’s in the same ballpark as the Novation […]

Kingdom under Fire: Circle of Doom – Xbox 360

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Review by Johnus Maximus In a world where the forces of light and darkness have exchanged ownership of the world in a pact that has existed for eons, a war began when Nibel the Lord of Light decided that no more will the forces of darkness consume and distort his creations. Reneging on his deal, […]