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.
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...

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...
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....

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...

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...

Halo 2 on the way

Seen driving around downtown Toronto today....

Airbags for your Laptop

IBM has unveiled the new T41 line of notebooks, safe for use by crash-test-dummies. It integrates circuitry that can measure acceleration. If you drop your notebook, the new 'Active Protection System' (APS) will detect the impact and...
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...

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....
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...

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