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Category: Technology

Floppy Drive Protects Itself From Its Natural Enemy

Floppy Drive Protects Itself From Its Natural Enemy
What happens when you spill a full cup of coffee under your old Apple 5-1/4″ floppy drive? I’d expect it to either damage the mechanism, or at least make a mess you had to wipe off…

Flud: Best iPad News Reader Yet

Flud: Best iPad News Reader Yet
I’ve played with a bunch of different news readers for my iPad, and while most of them seem to get the job done, I’ve only come across a couple which really take advantage of the iPad’s…
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Iron Baby: Kid’s Walker Exoskeleton

Iron Baby: Kid’s Walker Exoskeleton
Want your child to have the best costume come Halloween? Ask Japanese company Sakakibara Kikai to sell you their miniature exoskeleton, which is meant to be driven by kids. It’s not as high-tech as Raytheon’s XOS…

Kin Mobile Phone Failure Takes $670k Out of Steve Ballmer’S Pocket

Kin Mobile Phone Failure Takes $670k Out of Steve Ballmer’S Pocket
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is a character for sure. The guy is one of those CEOs that is very animated and at times says things that make you wonder what he was thinking. If ever there…

Nvidia Settles Faulty Gpu Class Action, Admits No Wrong

Nvidia Settles Faulty Gpu Class Action, Admits No Wrong
I always get a kick out of companies that realize they can’t defend themselves in court and end up settling without admitting guilt. If they weren’t guilty, I hardly think most companies would offer to pay…

Chromium Os Hacked to Run on iPad

Chromium Os Hacked to Run on iPad
Chrome OS hasn’t officially been released yet, but Chromium OS, its open-source sibling has been going places, thanks in part to people like Hexxeh. Hexxeh is the one who makes Flow, which is based on Chromium…

Toshiba Unveils New 3d Notebook No One Really Wants

Toshiba Unveils New 3d Notebook No One Really Wants
I like the idea of 3D in my home and on my computer, but I refuse to pay a premium for the feature, and then have to wear those stupid glasses. We all know that the…

Visual Memory Nano: iPod Nano Stuffed Inside Dreamcast VMU

Visual Memory Nano: iPod Nano Stuffed Inside Dreamcast VMU
The Dreamcast’s VMU was a failed experiment. It was a great idea – a storage device that also played games – but in reality it didn’t get enough support from developers. Goteking’s hack on the other…

Rim Blackberry Playbook Tablet Takes Aim at iPad – Price, Release Date Not Set

Rim Blackberry Playbook Tablet Takes Aim at iPad – Price, Release Date Not Set
The success that Apple has had with the iPad means that just about every maker of gadgets out there that can build a tablet wants one on the market. The latest iPad competitor to land is…

Chevy Camaro Computer’S Atom Chip Not as Fast as a V8

Chevy Camaro Computer’S Atom Chip Not as Fast as a V8
I have to say that I’m actually a big fan of the recent trend of automakers bringing back the classic muscle cars of my childhood. One of the better looking retro-modern muscle cars is the Chevy…

World’s Largest HD Video Wall Speeds Into Charlotte Motor Speedway

World’s Largest HD Video Wall Speeds Into Charlotte Motor Speedway
The new stadium that the Dallas Cowboys plays in here in Texas has a gigantic video screen hanging from the ceiling and the thing is awesomely huge. There are other massive video walls in use around…

Survey Claims Kids Under Ten Are Better With Tech Than Reading or Writing

Survey Claims Kids Under Ten Are Better With Tech Than Reading or Writing
A survey has been conducted in the UK that was done on behalf of a company called Protect Your Bubble. The survey looked at what kids age three to ten were best at and compared tech…

Robot Archer Hits Bulls Eye by 8th Try: Can You Learn to Dodge Perfectly in 7?

Robot Archer Hits Bulls Eye by 8th Try: Can You Learn to Dodge Perfectly in 7?
Dr. Petar Kormushev and his colleagues at the Italian Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Advanced Robotics Dept. love to teach human skills to robots. At first they were satisfied with harmless activities, like flipping pancakes, but now…

SNES Emulator Now on PS3, Psp Says Meh

SNES Emulator Now on PS3, Psp Says Meh
Ah, SNES emulation. It’s like a rite of passage for any jailbroken system powerful enough to run it. I’m sure that when the PS6 is hacked in 2040, people will still install an SNES emulator on…

Splinter Cell Ring: Sam Fisher on Your Finger

Splinter Cell Ring: Sam Fisher on Your Finger
Like the Splinter Cell series? Here’s a clever design for some Sam Fisher-inspired jewelry to feed you fan-boy or fan-girls out there. Designed to look like Fisher’s iconic 3-sensor nightvision headgear, the ring is still just…

IPod Nano 6g Sprouts Legs and Walks

IPod Nano 6g Sprouts Legs and Walks
Remember the guy who created those goofy walking iPad and iPhone robots? Well, Terasaki-san is back with a new addition to his i-Family, the iPod nanobot 6G. By building one of his walking contraptions onto the…
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