What is Origami?

A new website has appeared for the Origami Project, with alot of hype, and not alot of information. The site is registered to Microsoft corporation. It promises more details on Thursday, but it looks like basically a large PDA,...
At just 138g, the new Gigabeat G20 is the thinnest, lightest and smallest hard drive based portable music player on the market. It measures a mere 8.95 x 7.65 x 1.27cm, compared to Apple's iPod (10.25 x 6...
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....

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Thanks Chris and Wajih for passing this on.

Optimus Ships!

The Optimus Mini Keyboard, long dismissed as "vapourware" has finally shipped! Gizmodo has theirs in, and I am anxiously checking my mailbox, as I pre-ordered one almost a year ago. In the meantime, here is the Gizmodo review. ...

First Running Robot

Sony has demonstrated the first "running" robot. Well, it's more of a jog, but still pretty cool. It is the first robot to be able to manoever with both feet off the ground. It's brain knows enough about...
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...
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,...

Toys with Toys

Most people are still using those old tube-based TV's in their homes, but Barbie could have her own Plasma for her doll house. Japan-based Takara Co. plans to start selling the 1.5" TV's for $166US. Oh,...
That game machine console packs some serious punch. The current generation of game machines are not only cheap, but powerful. Researchers at the University of Illinois have assembled 70 PlayStation 2 devices into a cluster at a...

Schmoozing the Hi-tech way

The Pop!Tech conference in Maine last month brought in a new way to help visitors meet and greet each other. Each of the conferences 500 attendees were given an nTag to wear around their neck. About the...

Halo 2 on the way

Seen driving around downtown Toronto today....

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