Monday morning links serving: The June 29th edition

Who moved my ‘Delete’ key? Lenovo did. Here’s why.
Lenovo put nearly a year of research into two design changes that debuted on an updated ThinkPad laptop this week. No, not the thinner, lighter form or the textured touchpad — rather, the extra-large “Delete” and “Escape” keys.

2 Augmented Technologies That Will Change The World
Augmented reality is a technology futurists and scifi authors like Vernor Vinge have been talking about for decades. Now the tech has matured and is entering the market. Two videos of new products show you the near future.

Pirate Bay’s YouTube Competitor is “Coming Soon”
The Pirate Bay team has continued developing its video streaming site – which will open up to the public within 5 years. On The Video Bay users can share video clips without having to worry about getting them taken offline due to copyright violations, true Pirate Bay-style.

3 Beginner Computer Tips That Are Often Neglected
Being a better computer user just takes a willingness to learn and to try. Here are a few computer tips for the beginner that should help you immediately.

This HAS To Be The Coolest Way To Play Music… EVER!
The record player uses a carrier and dock outfitted with a magnetic and auto-calibrating control system which carries the LP into thin air as it is playing music.

Bill Nye Explains: The iPhone 3GS’s Oleophobic Screen
The new 3G S iPhone has a coating that helps you leave no, well hardly any, fingerprints. The glass screen is coated with a polymer, a plastic that human skin oil doesn’t adhere to very well. People in the chemical bonding business like to call the finished surface “oleophobic.”


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