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...

ATI Powers next Xbox

Toronto-based ATI Technologies has beaten out rival Nvidia to build the graphics chip for the next-generation Xbox. The Xbox contract accounted for 15-20 percent of Nvidia's sales over the past two years yet they have been trying to...

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,...
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....
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...

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...
Now this is cool. Take a look at Microsoft Surface. When I first saw this site, I thought it was another cool concept like the iPod Packaging or, more recently, the oFone. This isn't a concept (well, not...

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....

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Thanks Chris and Wajih for passing this on.
Apple sent out invitations to a "Special Event" on Wednesday, September 5, regarding an iPod announcement. Is this the next gen iPod we've been waiting for?
Here's a projector small enough to fit in your hand, weighs only 14 oz, and efficient enough to run off batteries. The downside: it can only do 800x600, but if that is enough for you, $699US is...

Pass it on

"Today at 6pm, Genova Street, to find out the truth. Pass it on." And they did. This simple text message exploded through the streets of Spain, spreading across the city, then the country through mobile phones, email...

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