All the latest on the iPad

The rush for the iPad appears to have slowed down slightly after some fairly insane first day orders. It comes as Apple reveals more details including how it will treat battery failures, an audio option for iBooks, and a “breakthrough” mobile contract. In our link roundup this morning, we linked to an article reporting that […]

Deal of the Day: 50% Off Canon PIXMA MP490 Inkjet Photo All-In-One Printer – $49.95

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon.com has the 4/5 stars consumer-rated Canon PIXMA MP490 Inkjet Photo All-In-One Printer for only $49.95. If you’re on a tight budget and need a printer/scanner combo, I don’t think you’ll find anything that cheap anywhere. Even the printer’s consumables are relatively affordable. Do you need a […]

Fun with Gravity

Neil Fraser wondered if a lava lamp would still work in the higher gravity environment of Jupiter. How such a question ever occurs to anyone is a matter of wonder in itself, but Fraser went ahead and built a ten-foot centrifuge in his living room to conduct an experiment to answer the question. The centrifuge […]