Tech Talk: Dr. Dre's Monster Beats! Thin Is In; Crystal Clear DVD

Tech Talk is back with a couple new looks at some old tech!

You ever get tired of that dude sitting

next to you looking over your shoulder to see what you’re watching on the DVD

player on your lap?

Now you can personalize the experience

with the Myvu Crystal ($299.95). It comes in a standard and iPod editions

(different video connectors)

Here’s a list of features:


VGA quality — our highest resolution available -Our

widest field of view — over 33 percent wider -Features

Kopin’s CyberDisplay® technology, offering the highest pixel density and

sharpest resolution for any video eyewear of its size-Earbuds

from Ultimate Ears® for enhanced comfort, extended bass and sound

isolation -Up to

four hours of battery life

When it comes to cameras, you want to put big pictures in a

little package. The BenQ T850 is the

thinnest 8 Mega Pixel camera available.

Here’s a list of a few of its features, but to even get a

glimpse of what this camera can do, check out the video below.


CCD Image 8 Mega Pixels Zoom

Optical: 3X, Digital:5X (Preview) / 12X (Playback) Display

Size 3.0" TFT-LCD Display Movie

Mode MPEG4 / 30fps/ 15fps, 640 x 480 / 320 x 240/16:9Continuous

recording with sound Storage

8G SD card compatible, SDHC 16G supported Interface

Digital output: USB 2.0 (High Speed)

Audio / Video output ( NTSC/PAL)

PictBridge compatible / DPOF Dimensions

91.0 x 59 x 16.9 (14.9 slimmest) mm Weight 120 g (without battery & SD



though we can’t seem to pin down that ever elusive Detox album, Dre is still blessing us. He partnered up with Monster and Jimmy Iovine

to create his new line of headphones, “Beats

by Dr. Dre” ($400), which will be available in coming months.


will come with the standard a mini-stereo to ¼

-inch stereo cable adapter, as well as iSonitalk, Monster’s headphone adapter

for iPhones. According to Dre, when you

wear these headphones people ”are finally going to hear it the way they should:

the way I do.”

Make sure you come back next week, I've got more goodies in


Troy Gayle is the

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