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...

Better late than never

I've finally moved up to 2001 technology and got myself an iPod (well, actually my wife got one from work that I have confiscated)! Okay, as much as Apple sucks at marketing Operating Systems (Sorry JK, but its...
Scientists at Princeton University and Hewlett-Packard are working on a new type of memory that is small, dense and cheap. It is based on polyethylenedioxythiophene, or Pedot for short. By placing a layer of the organic compound...

Handheld Sampling

The Virgin Megastore in San Fransico will be rolling out "the most high-tech music retail environment" on Wednesday. Customers will be given a customised iPaq PocketPC to carry around the store with them. Customers browsing the music selection can...

Awesome Christmas Lights

Tis the season! rmgf60CI_ks
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...

SPOTted

The SPOT Watch is a digital watch that can recieve information wirelessly. I got myself a Fossil SPOT watch. It recieves data through an FM Subcarrier signal to get News, Weather, Sports, and even real-time MSN messages...

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...
The concept of E-paper has been around and in development for a few years now, but it has been difficult to find a way to package it in a usable format. The folks at Seiko looked at this...

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...

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...
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...

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