Microsoft released the Zune Player this week. This is simply the latest in the conquests for the MS Technology Life Cycle. Will the success rate halt with the Zune, or should Apple be worried?Most developers...
A British company has found a way to turn a computer screen into speakers without interfering with the picture quality. NXT claims its system produces sound that is high quality, better than most computer speakers. The system places an...
Toshiba has released a nickel-sized hard drive for mobile phones, PDA's or MP3 players. The disk is just 0.85" in diameter and can hold 2 or 3 Gb of information. Imagine one of these in your Digital Camera....
Scientists in Manchester have assembled technology that enables cameras to see through fog. It filters out light that is reflected by water droplets in the air that obscures vision in fog. They are envisioning this technology for use in...
The ACCESS project uses a camera to track people in a hallway, then controls an intellibeam and a targetted speaker to freak out unsuspecting targets. Fun to watch, and also a great use of technology!
The first big shoe has dropped. Warner brothers has announced that they will no longer support HD-DVD and focus its efforts on promoting Sony's Blu-ray standard as a high definition medium. As much as I would prefer HD-DVD to...

New PSX Adds Power

Speaking of game consoles, Sony has revealed a hybrid game/tv system based on it's PlayStation2 technology. The PSX combines the guts of the PS2 with an analogue TV reciever, a DVD recorder, and a 120Gb Hard Drive. The PSX...
Researchers at IBM have found a way to use a hybrid transistor to control the flow of current through circuits. By using a technique normally used to make CMOS circuits more efficient, they have increased speeds three times,...

HDMI Standard on the way

In the next year you'll be hearing about HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) which aims to cut down on the clutter of wires behind your television set. The cable standard transmits uncompressed digital audio and video between your DVD...

ATI Powers next Xbox

Toronto-based ATI Technologies has beaten out rival Nvidia to build the graphics chip for the next-generation Xbox. The Xbox contract accounted for 15-20 percent of Nvidia's sales over the past two years yet they have been trying to...
What happens when you combine Microsoft marketing with Apple... hillarious! Thanks Jeff for passing this one on! EUXnJraKM3k
Now this is cool. Take a look at Microsoft Surface. When I first saw this site, I thought it was another cool concept like the iPod Packaging or, more recently, the oFone. This isn't a concept (well, not...

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