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A $30 Alternative To An iPod

These days, one can find a number of ways to enjoy his music. He can listen on his trendy new iPod nano or stream from his smartphone, for example. Even though iPod nano’s are a bit costly for what you get, there might be a solution to your woes. How would you like a device which is of iPod nano’s size but it is a music player, an e-reader and a watch, all-in-one?

This cool watch-o-music player is called Timesnap. The gadget can be tied on your wrist. It’s basic feature is playing MP3 and MP4 music. The Timesnap has a large storage of 4GB which can be extended by an SD memory card up to 8GB. And to your amazement, it is also an e-reader (you might need a magnifying lens to read from such a tiny display). And of course, it’s also a watch.

Say Hello To New Samsung Memory Cards

Samsung is launching a new series of high performance Memory Cards. All cards can support up to 24 MB/s transfer rate and are made especially for fast data transfers between mobile devices, smartphones, cameras and all other supporting devices.

The Memory Cards have been divided in 2 categories according to users’ needs and affordability i.e. ‘Essential’ and ‘Premier Plus’.

The SDHC/SD and micro SDHC/SD Essential Memory Cards have a varying performance rating of Class 4 and Class 5. They have a warranty of 5 years. These cards’ capacity varies from 2GB to 16GB with write speed up to 13MB/s.

Samsung’s Sliding PC 7 Coming Soon!

Samsung announced its new Sliding PC 7 tablet at the Consumer Electronics Show 2011 in January. Consumers can now pre-order the device for $649. The Samsung TX100 has a 10.1″ capacitive touchscreen that operates on a 1366 x 768 resolution display, carries a 1.5GHz Intel Atom Z670 Oak Trail processor and comes with 2GB of DDR2 RAM, along with a 32GB SSD.

It seems that we are seeing a trend with tablets going for the solid-state drive option when it comes to storage. This is a smart move because solid-state technology was specifically designed for users on the go who wanted to compute without having their data susceptible to corruption (from normal wear and tear).

Toshiba Regza Tablet AT300 Coming Soon

Toshiba has a new tablet on the rise, although we don’t have a confirmed name yet, we do know it might be named “Thrive” or “Antares” in the U.S. The device is called the Regza Tablet AT300 in Japan, after a popular consumer brand. It will go on sale in June for 60,000 yen or $723, but will be around $500 in the United States. Newegg.com displayed the tablet on its website as arriving soon but have removed it since then.

The device carries 16GB of your most important documents, runs on a 1Ghz Nvidia Tegra 2 chip, and comes polished with Android 3.0 Honeycomb. The tablet rocks a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 display and runs your applications over a gigabyte of RAM.

Apple Store Shootout Over Laptops, iPhones and iPads

Three individuals attempted a robbery this morning at one of San Diego’s Apple Stores. The attempted crime took place at 7AM in the Otay Ranch Town Center in Chula Vista today. Even though the store had not yet opened, the three robbers smashed through the glass front door. Thankfully, the armed guard that was hired by Apple showed up on time that morning and was ready to protect the store from these bandits. A shoot out emerged once the guard saw the armed suspects.

The three robbers finally decided to take off with the Acura they showed up in and hit two sign posts before coming to a complete stop. Although there were original three suspects, only two fled the car as one of them was dead from the guard’s bullets. Thanks to a thorough police search,

Dropbox Beta Users Enjoy Update

Dropbox was founded by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi in 2007, and enjoyed seed funding from Y Combinator. Today, the “then-startup” is funded by Sequioa Capital, Accel partners, and Amidzad. Since the company went public in Q3 of 2008, Dropbox has attracted millions of users and are still growing. Their passion is “making a product that rocks and putting it in millions of people’s hands.”