MakerBot’s Replicator 2 3D Printer Looks Pretty Sexy

Check out MakerBot’s 4th generation 3D printer, called the Replicator 2. It’s not quite a commercial-ready 3D printer that’s being marketed to the average geek, but it still looks pretty awesome. The machine is actually aimed towards engineers and industrial designers who want a smaller, and so-called more ‘affordable’ way of printing professional quality 3D models. […]


Who’s suing who: September 2012

With court rulings as hard to predict as a substitute NFL referee’s penalty calls, it can be hard to keep track of who’s suing who in the tech world and how everyone’s getting on. Here’s a quick update on recent developments. Samsung has failed to overturn a temporary sales ban on the Galaxy Tab 10.1. […]

Holding Together a Quantum Computer with Scotch Tape

Have you sometimes found that when you’re facing a really tough problem, an old kindergarten trick can sometimes work quite perfectly? Well apparently that can extend to quantum computers as well. At the University of Toronto, researchers have combined superconducting materials and semiconducting materials using good, wholesome two-sided Scotch tape. Quantum computing is a highly […]

Tablets make computer users happy

American consumers have never been so happy with their computers according to the latest in a series of annual surveys. The trend appears to be the result of including tablets alongside traditional desktop and portable computers. The figures come from the American Customer Satisfaction Index, an organization that runs regular surveys of how happy people […]

CruxSKUNK iPad Keyboard-Case vs. Logitech Ultrathin

Awhile ago I was looking to get a keyboard for my iPad, and I was pointed in the direction of the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard. Case and keyboard all in one, plus it’s really thin. I was a bit dubious about dishing out on such a keyboard, and I’m glad I didn’t get it because I’m actually […]

Valve hardware recruitment could mean Steam console

The evergreen rumors of Valve moving from software to hardware are looking more credible than ever with the company outright saying it’s “jumping in” to the hardware market. Valve has just listed a vacancy for an industrial designer who is required to have at least six years experience in producing “world-class, high-tech hardware products.” It […]

Logitech Washable Keyboard

Ever spilt your Red Bull on your keyboard and curse at having to dish out for a new one…or worse, settle for one of the old crappy ones you’ve got in the shed? Well Logitech has a solution. Well, a solution for Windows PC users anyway. This keyboard is fully washable under a tap – […]

This Guy Wants to Get Chipped?!

I chanced upon this article where the author is spouting the benefits of getting ‘chipped’. And that’s exactly as Skynet-like as it sounds. He says that to avoid a Wall-E existence for the human race, we must all get chipped and start monitoring our health using accurate data from within our bodies themselves. He himself admits […]