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...
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...

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!...

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...

Optimus Mini Arrives!

I recieved my Optimus Mini this afternoon, and after 9 months on the pre-order list, I've gotta say that I have mixed feelings. First, the good: It looks sweet! The images on the keys are bright and crisp....

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...

Halo 2 on the way

Seen driving around downtown Toronto today....

The perfect cellphone

MyOrigo is in the pre-production stages of developing my perfect cellphone. The "mydevice" is a tri-band GSM with GPRS cameraphone, with built-in PDA functions such as address books, calandar, and the usual applications. What sets mydevice apart from the...
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...

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...
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...

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