The new verizon iphone dissected

If you’re considering getting the new Verizon iPhone, you may want to check out reliable teardown site iFixit. Although the exterior of the new phone may look the same as the old, the interior shows significant differences. A few notable distinctions (click through for the whole report): The SIM slot is gone: “According to Apple,Read More

iPhone 4 Newbies: 10 Essential Tips and Tricks There are plenty of pitfalls to avoid, tips and tricks that come in handy and important apps

You soon-to-be Verizon iPhone 4 customers can learn from the experiences of others. Take it from iPhone old-timers, you’re about to enter a magical world of awesome apps running on the most simplistic, addictive device on the planet. Sure, the possibilities are endless. You can leave your clunky laptop and digital camera atRead More

Toyota pedal design at fault in runaway car debacle Poor design rather than faulty software caused uncontrolled acceleration

After 10 months of study and the assistance of NASA engineers, the US Department of Transportation has concluded that the unintended acceleration that plagued some Toyota automobiles was not caused by faulty electronic components or software. Instead, the problems seemingly were caused either by sticky pedals or by a faulty design where theRead More

GoBiz i-Microphone

Short version: The GoBiz i-Microphone is not a complete cure for your smartphone’s mic, but it’s a pretty cheap way to get better recordings. Features: omnidirectional condenser mic fits any 3.5mm line-in jack records up to 12dB louder than built-in iPhone mic MSRP of $25.99 Pros: extremely small — easy to take anywhereRead More

Audi-Designed Carbon Skis

Looking good while skiing isn’t easy, and occasionally ends up in a yard sale on the slope. Function comes first when you’re hurtling down a double diamond with 15 feet of visibility. That said, these Audi-designed skis are so sexy they may cause other skiers to forget where they’re going. They’re a creation ofRead More