Hong Kong Tech Phooey

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First Look – Sony Vaio UX91


Photo from Akihabaranews

The Sony Vaio UX91 started surfacing in local computer magazines last week and it’s going for a hefty $24,980 at some local sites. It runs on Intel Core Solo ULV at 1330MHz, 1G Ram on board and 32G SSD. Screen size is 4.5″ with a resolution of 1024 x 600. Other features includes support of HSDPA, 1.3M and 0.33M Pixels Motion Eyes and Finger-print Sensor. Weights 498gram with standard battery runtime of 3.5 hours. OS on board is based on Vista Home Premium.For unboxing pics and video glimpse of the UX91, click here for the article from Akihabaranews. Included here also is the Japanese Sony site on the UX91 specs and intro.

April 10, 2007 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, SONY, UMPC | , | Leave a comment

Mark St. John Died @ 51


Former Kiss guitarist Mark St. John died Thursday from an apparent brain hemorrhage. He was 51. Born Mark Norton in Hollywood, St. John was Kiss’ third official guitarist, having replaced Vinnie Vincent — the substitute for Ace Frehley — in 1984.

Full article here.


[Updated 4:25pm, 10 April] Had a chance to chat with a family member of Mark’s via Meebo today. For those who want to know, public visitation would be from 4-8pm on Thursday, 12 April @ Hilgenfeld Mortuary Fellowship Room, Hilgenfeld Mortuary, 120 East Broadway, Anaheim, CA 92805, (714) 535-4105. Graveside service would be on Friday, 13 April at 11:00am @ Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier.

April 10, 2007 Posted by | Music, News Related | Leave a comment