By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] One hot topic in the news the past few days: cellphones and dirty pictures. Police have investigated more than two dozen teens in at least six states this year for sending nude images of themselves in cellphone text messages, which can bring a charge of distributing child pornography. Authorities […]
By Brian Boyko Contributor, [GAS] For too long, network administrators, engineers, and architects have longed for a way to determine dominance within the IT pack. Unfortunately, those efforts have been stymied without a quick and convenient way to determine IT knowledge on a quantitative scale, leading to unsatisfying substitutes like Guitar Hero or Halo tournaments. […]
AskTheAdmin is back again with another “how to” for the GAS readers. Today’s tutorial will be covering a technique that will allow you to reset your lost 2003 Active Directory Administrator Password. Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us and you are not alone. I have never had this happen to me in […]
Isn’t this the coolest looking light bulb you’ve ever seen? Philips’ new Master LED light bulb gives as much light as a conventional 40-watt bulb, but with a 45,000-hour lifespan, four times as much as a CFL and a total power consumption of seven watts. However, with a price tag of $50 to $70 per […]
This demo — from Pattie Maes’ lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry — was the buzz of TED. It’s a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine “Minority Report” and then some.
Yesterday, Seagate unveiled the new SATA3 hard drive interface technology, which should offer transfer speeds of up to 6 Gb per second, about twice as fast as what SATA2 can currently achieve. The new technology will be retro-compatible with SATA and SATA2 interfaces and should be released before the end of the year. Unfortunately, SATA3 […]
This video, which shows what Microsoft thinks await us in the next decade, was presented a few days ago by Microsoft’s Business Division president Stephen Elop at the Wharton Business Conference. Now a lot of you will probably think that the presentation is nothing but eye candy, but in this case, I disagree. I really […]
Even though the famous physicist has been dead for over 50 years, it seems that Einstein, or at least a part of him, has recently been reincarnated in the form of a very life-like looking robotic head. The head, which was designed by Hanson Robotics, can interact with people in a relatively natural way, thanks […]
In the year leading up to this talk, the web tool Twitter exploded in size (up 10x during 2008 alone). Co-founder Evan Williams reveals that many of the ideas driving that growth came from unexpected uses invented by the users themselves.
In the following video demo, VMWare introduces their new virtual machine solution for smartphones. Just like their other virtualization products, this one will allow users to load multiple operating systems on a single mobile device. Unfortunately, for now, the product will only work on smartphones featuring processors of ARM Cortex-A8 or Cortex-A9 designs.
On display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., this 200 foot tunnel was designed by artist Leo Villareal and features 41,000 LEDs. Pretty, isn’t it? [Via [H]]
For those of you interested in learning more about the Oracle database system, we have a free 2-day course available for you in our IT resource center. In this course you will find detailed information on the tasks outlined in the chapters of the Oracle 2 Day DBA manual, including step-by-step instructions. List of Lessons […]