PlaE Games features a rather large selection of mobile phone games for download and purchase. You can also pay by SMS which could be useful.Read More
Monthly Archives: June 2004
RateItAll – The Opinion Network. Kind of like Epinions but without all the flim-flam. Interesting. ‘With more than a million ratings across thousands of topics, RateItAll is one of the most extensive and diverse online databases of opinions, ratings, and reviews in the world. RateItAll is a pioneer in the area of consumer-generated content. The site was launched in 1999 to enable the free and unfettered exchange of ideas and opinions. You can use this Web site to find and…Read More
Mr Media takes a trip.
The BT Voyager Digital Media Player is trés cool. And so much better thought out than those boring old PC media centers that have been dying a death on retail shelves around the world. £159.99. ‘The BT Voyager Digital Media Player is the first portable internet radio that connects wirelessly to your computer from anywhere in the house or garden (within a range of 100 metres)…The unit is a wireless portable audio player, allowing access to the thousands of internet…Read More
Whither the watch?
The single most interesting thing about the Tchibo Compass Watch is the price. £12.99. Which is a rather affordable figure, is it not?Read More
What do you get when you give a rechargeable digital radio a white coat of paint and a mini jack plug to accept a certain portable music player? Why the Tivoli iPal of course. £139.99. [via Tech Digest]Read More
The ClassiCade Cocktail Arcade System. Amazing what you can do with a Windows XP box, 40GB hard drive, 19″monitor and a bit of wood veneer, eh? $4,995.00. ‘The ClassiCade’s retrogaming software is capable of playing over 4,500 original arcade games and 350 Pinball machines from the 1980s and ’90s. This system comes with 14 awesome games to get you started and adding more games is as easy as 1-2-3!’Read More
Now here’s cool. Take one 256MB SD card with a country’s route maps on it, throw in a Bluetooth GPS device and some clever software and you get Mobile Britain 2005 – a complete standalone navigation system for Series 60 smartphones like the Nokia 6600 and SE P900. No external maps to download, no monthly payments, no PC connection needed etc etc. Clever indeed. ‘Mobile Britain 2005 transforms your Symbian mobile phone all at a sudden [sic] into a wireless…Read More
AventureMail – ‘the worlds only 2GB free email service’. Let battle commence! Of course these guys are completely missing the point, which is that most people will sign up to Gmail simply for the cool Google powered message search facility. ‘The free email service is advertisement free, and does not include the scanning of email for advertisement or data collection purposes, the service is also backed up by extensive spam protection software and the real-time checking of incoming and outgoing…Read More
VIP Fibers. ‘Spinning Dog Hair and Cat Hair Into Yarn…We spin the beautiful fur from your pets into yarn and keepsakes for you…’ Er…sometimes you can love your pet a *little* too much, don’t you think?Read More
Real Player 10 woes?
Hmmm, is there something dodgy afoot with Real Player? It kept crashing my Internet Explorer browser with monotonous regularity recently until I uninstalled all things Real. And I’ve just heard from a reader that his XP photo wizard feature also kept crashing because of same. Poor old Real. Just can’t seem to get it right can they?Read More
Ewwyeuch, Toontown has opened. It’s being billed as Disney’s own massively multiplayer online adventure game, set in a cutesy fun filled cartoon land with pretty bunny wabbits an all. Aimed at 7 year olds upwards and priced at £60.00 a month. We give it 18 months. Hey, maybe Disneyworld Paris and Toontown can sink gracefully into the sludge together? That would be interestingly cinematic, doncha think?Read More
You know your problem? You’ve been working too hard. You need a break. So don’t dally, cough up the necessary £28,450.00 and book yerself a once in a lifetime trip to view the Titanic as she rests on the sea bed. Frankly we think it’s a tad nasty and not a little disrespectful, but what do we know? ‘Operation Titanic is an epic 12 day adventure to the ocean floor. From a research vessel in the North Atlantic (with, one…Read More
Is she asleep yet? Really? OK, then I’ll just continue with Ferreting, shall I? Thank you, dear! …….Read More