Adam Scinto

Complete and utter gadget freak; I've always been unable to resist a nice shinny object with blinkin' lights and buttons. If it has switches and dials too, even better. Professionally I'm a systems engineer, specializing in the Macintosh platform. I spent 5 years at Apple and then a couple years at a cross-platform remote engineering company. I'm currently looking for my next opportunity.

BlueAnt Embrace Stereo Headphones Review

BlueAnt’s recently introduced the Embrace headphones, and they’ve graciously sent a pair for the Gadgeteer to review this week. These are BlueAnt’s first non-Bluetooth headphones, using a standard 1/8″ connector, and designed with a focus on sound quality and comfort. They also come with two cables, one regular cable and another with an iPod/iPhone/iPad controller …

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Windows 8 Developer Preview Available at 8PM PST

I saw over on Engadget that the Windows 8 Developer Preview will be available for download tonight, at 8PM PST. There’s no activation and it’ll be available for 32bit and 64bit x86 processors. Of course, don’t go installing this on a computer you rely on – It’s a developer preview and bound to have unknown …

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Mivizu Sleek Leather Case in Black Stone for iPhone 4 Review

I’m reviewing an iPhone 4 case from Mivizu called the Sleek Leather Case in Black Stone. It is part of a collection of cases from Mivizu with 11 different finishes, including carbon fiber, that center on a flip cover case design. I spent a week with this as my only case to get a proper …

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Dell’s Tablet Roadmap Released

Android Central‘s got a scoop on Dell’s roadmap for tablets in 2011, and they’re using Android and Windows 7. Three devices are shown, starting with a 10″ Android tablet based on nVidia’s Tegra T25 and sporting Honeycomb with Dell’s Stage 1.5 user interface. Windows 7 is the OS of choice on the other two devices: …

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BearExtender PC USB Wireless Adapter Review

All too rarely we get to see a product that does exactly what it promises for a fair price, with good support and a solid design. The BearExtender N3 is that kind of product but only for folks running Mac OS X. They’ve now released the PC version, called the BearExtender PC, and we’re going …

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G2 Finally Gets Permanently Rooted

The T-Mobile G2 was finally rooted permanently, and the folks on Engadget pointed to the XDA-Developers forum with the instructions. The big warning about bricking your phone should be understood throughly before even thinking about trying this out on your own G2: WARNING: THIS COULD PERMENANTLY BRICK YOUR PHONE, INSTEAD OF ROOT IT IF YOU …

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Sony Ericsson LiveView

Sony Ericsson has announced a really cool product called LiveView that hooks a second small 128×128 screen up to your Android phone to display Email, RSS feeds, and more. It’s compatible with the Android 2.0, and supports plugins to expand it’s features beyond the already impressive list : Facebook is included, it controls the MP3 …

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