Hardware Reviews

Reviews of hardware I've had my grubby hands on :)
Hardware Review - AT&T Tilt
Pros: Dual 400MHz processor Integrated GPS Sliding Keyboard with 40 degree tilt Integrated still/video camera Accepts high capacity microSDHC cards Windows Mobile 6 Office Mobile 6.1 (so you can view Office 2007 files) Cons: Speakerphone isn’t the best No zoom on still camera at the highest resolution Picture quality could be better Lack of integrated 3.5mm audio jack Now that I’ve had my Tilt for a little bit, I figured I’d give a more in depth review for others who might be considering a new Windows ......

Posted On Friday, December 21, 2007 10:19 PM | Comments (1)

Hardware Review: Epson Stylus Photo RX580
Epson Stylus Photo RX580 Pros: Easy Setup/PC Free Operation All in one – Photo Printer, Copier, Scanner Mini On Screen memory card viewer Quiet and fast photo printing Cons: Horrible photo output with non-Epson photo paper No sheet feeder for copy/scan No USB cable included No sample Epson paper included Review: My wife gave me a task last weekend – she wanted a new photo printer, one that wasn’t so darn hard to operate (she’s not a geek). We currently have Easy Share Series 3 printer dock which ......

Posted On Thursday, March 1, 2007 9:08 PM | Comments (1)

Hardware Review: Buffalo LinkStation Pro 250
Buffalo LinkStation Pro 250 Pros Easy Setup Gigabit Port onboard 2 USB ports for expansion Quiet/Cool running Cons No HTTPS for web based configuration I recently started looking for additional external storage on my home network because I was running low on space for the existing solution which is 1 (one) 400GB External USB connected Drive and 1 (one) 250GB USB connected Drive. I have a single USB Drive Enclosure which I swap the two drives in and out of…not pretty but it works. One of my main gripes ......

Posted On Thursday, March 1, 2007 8:22 PM | Comments (4)

Hardware Review - ViewSonic PocketPC v37
ViewSonic PocketPC v37 Pros: The lightest Pocket PC I’ve ever had! Good battery life Vibrant Display Did I mention how light it is? Cons: No built in wireless/Bluetooth Smaller on-board storage than others Review: Well the ViewSonic v37 is not a *new* Pocket PC as far as the market is concerned but I did just recently win mine at the Greater Charleston .NET User Group meeting, so it’s new to me :) My previous Pocket PC experience has been with iPAQs. I have an old, old one, that I’m sure my daughter ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 7, 2006 10:45 PM | Comments (0)