Wi-Fi in everything

You've got your wireless router to share your broadband internet connection with your wireless laptop and your iPaq. That in itself is pretty cool. But when you add a cheap 802.11b chip to home electronics, it opens...
One CD holds 650Mb. A DVD holds 4.7Gb. The new Blu-ray discs hold 25Gb (50Gb dual sided)... Six companies, including Fuji and CMC have formed the Holographic Video Disc (HVD) Consortium working on technology to put a Terabyte...
Microsoft will be releasing PocketPC 2003 on June 23. The new version will have better support for wireless networking and improved performance. It will also ship with Windows Media Player 9! According to PDA Avenue, a page appeared...

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!...

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Thanks Chris and Wajih for passing this on.

Halo 2 on the way

Seen driving around downtown Toronto today....

Analog to Digital

It's official. According to the International Photo Marketing Association, sales of digital cameras will outpace sales of film cameras in 2003. It's the latest product to turn the corner from analog to digital, as music did 15...

Moore Marches On

Intel has achieved what few thought was possible, as it has produced a chip with an average feature size of 65 nanometres, about half the size of today's chips. This new process, which they hope to be in...

Umm what did he say?

I'm usually pretty good at deciphering technobabble, but this is just too much! I started laughing 30 seconds in! Towards the end, I'm not even sure what language he's talking!
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...
A private company based out of Cambridge Massachusetts has a working prototype of a paperlike display that is only 0.3mm thick, which can be rolled into a half-inch wide scroll. They are working with Royal Phillips Electronics to...

Amazon vs. Apple

Amazon is trying to take on Apple by releasing its own music player and download service. Everyone seems to want a slice of Apple's pie.

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