You’ve probably got a bunch of peripherals that need to be plugged into USB ports. There are plenty of hubs out there, but until now, none of those hubs had enough ports for me. That’s until the 24-port USB hub came out.
This new OLPC looks quite amazing. It’s an ultra-thin tablet PC that’s supposed to be released in a few years. Is it pure vaporware?
Even though the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project had a bunch of setbacks and price hikes, it doesn’t stop getting more ambitious.
There is an exhibition coming to the Exploratorium in San Francisco showcasing some neat modded computers.
It’s called Rods & Mods: The Kustom Kulture of Radical Computer Modification and it’s happening next February. Are PCs this generation’s muscle cars?
Earlier this year, Luís Moniz Pereira of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in Portugal and Ari Saptawijaya of the Universitas Indonesia published a paper describing what they think is a stepping stone to having artificial intelligence that can analyze moral dilemmas and evaluate the consequences of the resolutions to the dilemma.
The word “nano” got thrown around yet again as InnoDisk gave the world a glimpse of the future at the recently concluded Computex exhibit. This time it’s a solid state drive we’re talking about. So is it worthy of being called a nano SSD?
Our What the –? product of the week comes from China-based Everbright Technology. 7 Gadgets‘ write-up about the device is as follows: “You can protect your data by plugging in this USB silicon rubber.” If you’re scratching your head now, wait ’til you see what it looks like:
The mystery does not unfold as we look at its specs on its product page: made of plastic vomit Silicon rubber, it’s supposedly a flash drive with data capacity ranging from 32 Mb to 8 Gb, yet the only price listed is $2.49 USD a piece.
Ah, good old Ctrl+Alt+Del: it’s the Heimlich Maneuver of PCs. It’s a key combination used so often one wonders why there’s no single CtrlAltDel button yet for quick resets. And then one realizes that such a button already exists and that it is called the power switch.
I’ve seen a lot of programs that scam/trick people or just plain suck, and usually they’re the ones with crappy or generic names. So when I saw IObit’s Game Booster I was really skeptical, but a quick trip to its website assuaged my fears.
Laptop owning cheapskates rejoice! Like all other laptop owners, I know that you’re concerned about the heat that your laptop generates, as well as the stress on your back from countless hours of being hunched down while using your laptop.