Wearable computing’s next step – gestures only, no handheld device

Imagine walking around with a mobile computing device embedded in your clothes or hanging around your neck that lets you compute, take photos and more without needing to actually handle a device. Instead you use gestures and your fingers to ‘perform’ the computer commands. SixthSense is a project run out of the MIT Media Lab… Continue reading Wearable computing’s next step – gestures only, no handheld device

Novelquest Emperor Workspace

Perhaps the ultimate in workspace technology for gamers is the Novelquest Emperor Workspace. Turning you into some sort of mechanical dinosaur, this workspace provides excellent comfort levels and increases productivity of the user with its uber comfy leather chair and suspended tri-screen. The screen resolution produced by this monster with 3 19-inch screens is worthy… Continue reading Novelquest Emperor Workspace

Wolfram Alpha promises computing that answers questions

Computer scientist, Stephen Wolfram, feels that he has put together at least the initial version of a computer that actually answers factual questions, a la Star Trek’s ship computers. His version will be found on their Web-based application, Wolfram Alpha. What does this mean? Well instead of returning links to pages that may (or may… Continue reading Wolfram Alpha promises computing that answers questions

Microsoft’s Ballmer says new ‘cloud’ Windows OS coming

Why do I get the impression that this is just going to be Windows with some ‘cloud computing’ window dressing (pardon the pun)? Steve Ballmer says they’ll show it off at their developer conference this month. Yup, it sounds like an attempt to cash in on the buzzword du jour. I’m not slighting ‘the cloud’.… Continue reading Microsoft’s Ballmer says new ‘cloud’ Windows OS coming