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
How teachers complete with phones, laptops for kids’ attention
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
PluggedIn: Multifunction Devices Draw Back-To-School Crowd
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.
Breakthrough Nanotechnology Will Bring 100 Terabyte 3.5-inch Digital Data Storage Disks
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
HUMMER CD Stereo with AM/FM and Alarm Clock
Can’t afford a real HUMMERÂ® ? Pick up this considerably more affordable replica HUMMERÂ® that also does double-duty as a CD-player and an alarm clock.
Gadget Geeks Unite In Techno-Sexual Movement
Is it that important for a guy to have a stylish vacuum cleaner? It is apparently if you are a techno-sexual.
Train body and brain with hi-tech gadget
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.
GE Unveils Nanotech Device, May Shrink Future Chips
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
Sony e-book a lightweight revolution for the eyes
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.
Now, a gadget to help you choose your dreams!
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.