What a letdown. When we first heard the name of Wacom's new digital tablet, the "Bamboo," we were hoping for something like the wooden laptops and DVD players we've lusted after. Alas, it appears to be made of standard manufactured materials, attractive enough but nothing like a bamboo TV. But enough about our sylvan fetish.
The touch tablet, which Technabob says is designed for consumer use, appears to be the successor to Wacom's "Graphire" line with some updates such as four "express" keys and a familiar-looking scroll ring. It's supposed … Read more
Just a few hours ago we were convinced that wood was taking over the gadget world, but we may have to refine that a bit--perhaps it's just bamboo. Gizmodo notes that it's been a banner day for the sylvan species: Not only did we point to Crave UK's sneak peek at Asus' bamboo laptops, but the eco-friendly wood has been used to make a 19-inch LCD TV as well from Playengine, which is based in the U.K. (hence the soccer--sorry, futbol--players on screen). It may not have the hottest specs but, hey, you can tell people … Read more