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Best of 2008 Technologies

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Checking PC Magazine, I find an article that lists the best 100 products of 2008. Right now that Pizza Hut in this town has wireless, here I leave the summary.

Now they are sorted by category, although it must be admitted that it is now very difficult to distinguish between what is a PDA and a mobile that brings that and more, and between a monitor and a television, that isn’t for entertainment … what to say about what is software, netware and freeware…


It is interesting that Apple leads the category with its iPhone mobile, desktop PCs with the iMac, Laptops with the MacBook Pro and the entertainment with iPod. There are undoubtedly better technologies, although slightly more expensive and the popular impression that are for weirs.

Mobile phones and PDA’s Digital Cameras and Video
Apple iPhone 3G
Nokia N96
BlackBerry Curve
Sonny Ericsson K850
HP iPack 910
Motorola RAZR V8
Palm Centro
BlackBerry Bold
Nokia N95 8GB
LG KF510
Nikon D300
Canon Powershot SD790is
Panasonic SD-9 (Video)
Sony HDR-UX20 (video)
Olympus SP570Uz
Sony Handycam HDR-SR12 (Video)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500
Canon EOS 40D
Canon EOS Rebel XSI
Fugifilm Finepix Z20fd
Casio EX-F1
Laptops Ultra Portable
MacBook Pro 15″
Alienware Area 51 M15X
Dell XPS One
HP Pavillion dv4
Alienware Area 51 ALX
Dell Vostro 1511
Acer Aspire One
Toshiba Quosmio X305
MacBppl Air
Asus EeePC
Lenovo X300
Dell XPX M1330
Toshiba Portegé R500
HP 2133 Mini-Note
Vodoo Envy 133
Monitors and TV Software / Free, netware
Samsung LN52A750
Sharp Aquos LC-46SE94U
LG Flatron M198WA
Sonny OLED XEL-1
Panasonic TH-42PZ700U
LG Scarlet 42LG60
Lenovo Thinkvision
Firefox 3
Mac OS X Leopard
Adobe CS4
iTunes 8.1
Windows Media Player 11
Norton Internet Security 2009
Windows Server 2008
Kaspersky Internet Security 2009
Ubuntu 8.04
Google Chrome
Windows Vista SP1
Accesories Storage
Eye-Fi Card
Logitech MX Air
Scandisk Sansa Express
Samsung YP-U3
Linksys Dual Band Wireless
MS Wireless asser Deskctop 700
Plantronics Voyager 510
Canon Realis X700
Amazon Kindle
Wacom Bamboo Fun
Garmin Núvi 760 GPS
Hitachi CP-A100
Western Digital My Book Pro
Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini (250 GB)
Scandisk Cruzer Contour
Pinacle Video Transfer
Iomega eGo Portable HD
Technologies Desktop Computers
Intel Atom
NVidia Geoforce GTX260
Intel Penryn
Sennheiser VMX 100
HTC Dream
iMac 24″
HP Pavillion Elite M904DN
HP Touchsmart PC
HP Blackbird
Enterteinment and audio Printers
iPod nano (4g)
Microsoft Zune 120GB
iPod Classic
Logitech Pure-Fi Anywhere
Ultimate Ears UE 11 Pro
Logitech Harmony One
LG BD3000
Canon Pixma iP4500
Kodak ESP 5
Brother QL-570
Epson Stylus C110
HP Officejet Pro K5400
Epson Picturemate Dash
Lexmark X6570
HP Color Lasser Jet CM1312nfi
Polaroid Pogo

When checking if in the year I talked about some of these products, I realized that indeed I did with the GPS Núvi, NVidia card with which Manifold won the GeoTec, the Nokia N96 from our friend, Firefox who stopped giving us money and Chrome which arrives here to stay.

Also, the hype made me buy a Linksys router but not dual, and a Wacom Bamboo tablet.

Dreams for the next year, clear, could an Asus I use, renew my Olympus camera that has failed (*).


(*) pegar la patada: Literally translated as ‘hit the kick’, this jargon is used when you want to say that something has failed.

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