By Clive Thompson Dustin Smith loved DJing at his friends’ parties, but his MP3-filled computer just wasn’t rugged or portable enough to haul across town. When Smith found a vintage OshKosh makeup case, a light went off. After buying a bunch of electronics components and making a zillion trips to the hardware store, he was… Continue reading How industrial design became a weekend hobby
from New York Times News Service Now that computers are a staple in schools around the country, perhaps the machines should come with a warning label for teachers: “Beware: Students may no longer hear a word you say.” Today 80 percent of public schools have high-speed Internet access in at least one classroom, according to… Continue reading How teachers complete with phones, laptops for kids’ attention
By Duncan Martell SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The consumer electronics gizmo that offers many functions in a small package is what’s compelling back-to-school shoppers to open their wallets.
Have you ever dreamt of 100 terabyte of data per 3.5-inch disk? New patented innovation nanotechnology from Michael E. Thomas, president of Colossal Storage Corporation, makes it real. Michael invented and patented the world’s first and only concept for non-contact UV photon induced electric field poling of ferroelectric non-linear photonic bandgap crystals, which offers the… Continue reading Breakthrough Nanotechnology Will Bring 100 Terabyte 3.5-inch Digital Data Storage Disks
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Is it that important for a guy to have a stylish vacuum cleaner? It is apparently if you are a techno-sexual.
BEIJING, July 25 (Xinhuanet) — Even if you didn’t make the cut for this year’s Olympic Games in Greece, you can train like a world-class athlete with pocket-sized electronics that deliver a pumping music beat while you work out.
Reuters Scientists at General Electric Corporation unveiled one of the smallest functioning devices ever made on Wednesday, a carbon tube about 10 atoms wide that could one day shrink computer chip technology. Researchers at GE’s central lab in Niskayuna, New York, hope that their new device, which is a rolled-up sheet of carbon atoms resembling… Continue reading GE Unveils Nanotech Device, May Shrink Future Chips
By Yuri Kageyama of Associated Press TOKYO – The text on Sony’s new Librie electronic book reader doesn’t quite equal ink on a page in clarity, but it comes remarkably close. It’s easier on the eyes than any electronic display yet.
Sigmund Freud might have explained how to interpret dreams, but now a Japanese Toy making company has come up with a device that can actually control them.