After a long-standing opposition against the OLPC foundation, Intel has finally decided that they would start supporting MIT’s “$100 laptop” project. But originally, Intel didn’t want to participate in the program mainly because chief CPU-rival AMD’s processors were chosen to run inside the OLPC systems. The reasons why they now want to start involving themselves […]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] (Follow-up to Save Internet Radio: Contact your representative today!) Well, it appears that Internet radio broadcasters get a bit of time to renegotiate royalties paid out to artists, which is great news, since Internet radio is the only venue for many where the widest sampling of new and underground […]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] New royalties imposed in the States by the “nearly broke” Recording Industry Association will go into effect on Sunday, July 15th, unless Congress does something about it. At this point, it seems doubtful that they can react quickly enough. Great, back to the old days of listening to Payola […]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Google Calendar is really catching on – as is every other “Web 2.0” application… The newest trend is to be able to easily view our online calendar entries on our mobile phones. GCalSync is a mobile application that purports to do just this. “Carry your Google Calendar in your […]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Troy Hurtubise, eccentric inventor, has developed the ‘Trojan’ suit. Aside from the unfortunate name, the suit is actually a lightweight, state-of-the-art, exoskeleton body armor which could be utilized by military personnel deployed in dangerous environments. Described by Hurtubise himself as the “first ballistic, full exoskeleton body suit of armor”, […]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] This is already becoming a reality in Japan and Korea. The projection technology can be used to show a photo slideshow, a presentation, or a captured video from the phone. The current incarnation of the micro projection tech will allow a 20″ display on a wall or other flat […]
Imagine a gasoline-free morning commute. Wouldn’t that be great? It would certainly benefit your wallet, and support the environment. Last year, the engineers at Chevrolet introduced the Volt, a new concept car. The Volt is a new kind of electric vehicle that can be configured to run on regular gas, electricity, bio-diesel and E85 (ethanol). […]
The folks at Apple have just released this very interesting guided tour presenting the iPhone in all its splendor. The video runs for about 20 minutes and shows how to use the device from A to Z. Enjoy the show!