Accelerometer

So the iPod Touch and the iPhone have an accelerometer in it. They use it to detect when you tilt the device sideways and it will auto rotate your photos or whatever with it. What a waste!...
In Canada, Rogers is the only wireless provider that will be offering the iPhone.  They are the only ones with a GPRS network capable of 3G, so the monopoly is technological, not just contractual.  When they released their pricing,...

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...
The long anticipated MacWorld keynote was today, and Steve Jobs confirmed the worst kept secret in technology circles, that Apple is about to release the phone of all phones, the iPhone. Yes it looks really cool. Yes,...

Pass it on

"Today at 6pm, Genova Street, to find out the truth. Pass it on." And they did. This simple text message exploded through the streets of Spain, spreading across the city, then the country through mobile phones, email...
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...

Halo 2 on the way

Seen driving around downtown Toronto today....

Sign of the Times

You know when you are in 2003 when... .. at the Japanese MTV Music Video awards, fans stick up their camera-phones to capture a shot of their idols.
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...

5MP in a tiny package

Sony has released the new Sony DSC-T1 digital camera. What's the big deal? It's a 5 megapixel camera that is just 91mm x 60mm and only 21mm thick. Despite the small size, they still manage to fit in...
What happens when you combine Microsoft marketing with Apple... hillarious! Thanks Jeff for passing this one on! EUXnJraKM3k
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...

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