Wayback Machine: It’s all about the Pentium!

A parody of “It’s All About The Benjamins” by Puff Daddy – from “Weird Al” Yankovic’s 1999 album “Running With Scissors”. Enjoy! Even with all the outdated technology references, It’s hard to believe that this song came out 11 years ago. Weird Al, you rule!

$35 Tablet PC Prototype Video

Remember that $35 tablet computer we told you about a few weeks back? Well, it turns out that this thing isn’t only hot air: Here’s a video showing a fully operational prototype. Now let’s see if they can keep their promise and put it on the market for under $35.

Keyboard Throwing Contest FAIL

The whole video only lasts 19 seconds, so be sure to watch until the end. [Via [H]]

A $35 Tablet PC?

And we thought the iPad was cheap(ish) at $499! Well, the Guardian and the Associated Press are both reporting that India has produced a prototype of a $35 tablet laptop which, the country hopes, could eventually go as low as $10. They plan to get the device on the market by 2011. Of course, it […]

Apple Evolution: 30 Years in 2 Minutes

I personally am ambivalent about Macintosh as a brand, so I’ll skip the PC vs Mac part and focus on the amazing evolution of computer technology and the impact of design awareness that has become part of Mac’s identity. Here is an awesome video that shows Mac computers and laptops morphing through their various incarnations. […]

Up Close and Personal with One of Google’s Street View Cars

My pal Korben (who runs the most awesome French blog on the web, seriously) recently got his hands on a few close-up shots of a Google Street View vehicle, and when he sent me his link to the shots, I knew some of you guys would be interested in seeing them. Unfortunately, the 360° objective […]

Farewell to the Floppy

If you’re a geek of a certain age, the chances are you’ve at some point sniggered at the mention of a 3.5″ floppy. Those days are over with Sony effectively announcing the death of the floppy disk drive. Created in the early 1980s as a smaller, higher-capacity successor to larger formats, the 3.5″ initially had […]

Butterfly Rampage- Qualcomm Marketing

It has been revealed that that a number of videos that popped up recently of Butterfly attacks are the responsibility of Qualcomm and their new IMOD display that uses biomimetrics to bend light like in butterfly wings. This shocking revelation of responsibility came from  an “Emergency Press Conference”. During the conference, it was revealed that […]

World’s First Inflatable Laptop

Introducing the world’s first inflatable laptop — the Toshiba TubeTop. Want to experience true mobility? Answer your emails while relaxing in the bath, share photos and videos while taking a dip in the hotel pool, or update your status on your favorite social media sites while in the jacuzzi? Now you can thanks to the […]

Gaming Goes to the Clouds

I would use the phrase the BBC did, but I’m sick of hearing of ___ killers in general. ( I’ll believe it when I see it, y’know?) But regardless of terminology, BBC News had a very interesting little piece in their technology section this morning about OnLive, an internet-based gaming company that essentially kicks the […]

Forget Linux for Dummies: now it’s Linux for Grannies

Two separate projects in the United Kingdom aim to use Linux to make computing simpler for older users who are skeptical about technology. But in both cases the benefits come at a price. The first machine, known as SimplicITy, comes with a welcome screen with just six buttons: Email, Web, Profile, Chat, Files, and Video […]

Sony working on a universal console controller

Sony has applied for a patent on a games console controller which could work on any console, including older machines and those produced by rival firms. The patent was filed in August 2008 but has only just been published by the US Patent Office. The design appears to be based on the housing of existing […]