Karen Nelson

New Competition For iPad 2 – The HP TouchPad

HP has created a new competitor for the iPad 2, the TouchPad.  The TouchPad comes in 16GB and 32 GB for internal storage space and is priced similarly to the iPad2, $499.99 and $599.99, respectively.  It features webOS 3, has Adobe Flash-enabled web browsing, 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon, WiFi, and features BeatsAudio.  With webOS, TouchPad …

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Next Generation Portable Gaming – PlayStation Vita

Sony announced on June 7, 2011, their next portable gaming system, PlayStation Vita.  Vita means “life” in Latin.  The Wi-Fi model will be available for $249 or $299 for the 3G/Wi-Fi version.  AT & T will be Vita’s exclusive 3G partner. The Vita has a 5″ multi-touch organic light emitting diode (OLED) (960×544 pixels) as …

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Space Saving BBQ and Herb Garden

Black + Blum (http://www.black-blum.com) have recently designed a terra cotta pot with a wealth of features.  Not only can you grow herbs in this pot to season your food,  you can grill with it too!   The Hot-Pot BBQ  has a grilling surface made from stainless steel 430, includes stainless steel tongues that discreetly store …

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Gone Are the Days of Remote Start From a Key Ring

Viper has created technology that allows you to start your car from virtually anywhere with your smartphone.  Viper SmartStart works with iPhones, Blackberrys, and Android.  SmartStart allows you to heat/cool your car, lock/unlock doors, control multiple cars, personalize settings, and start remotely from practically anywhere.  There are three configurations:  VSM200, VSS3000, and VSS5000.  The configurations …

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