I’ve never understood why manufacturers of artificial Christmas trees do not sell half-trees or three-quarter trees. Take a Christmas tree and cut it in half, length-wise, so that it can be placed flush up against a wall or in the corner of the room, which is what most people do anyway. Hardly anyone decorates the… Click this link to read the remainder of this article
Just a quick update concerning my SenseCam project. I have finally gotten around to porting my SenseCam software from the old J2ME version on my k850i to an Objective-C version for the iPhone 4. I effectively had to do a complete rewrite from the ground up, but the development work only took about two weeks… Hankering to read the remainder of “SenseCam On The iPhone?” Click this link!
Cats are highly efficient machines for converting food in to sleep.
The Land Rover I have has a smart key. The Toyota Camry my girlfriend drives has a smart key. Little digital devices that just have to be in close proximity to the vehicle to unlock the door or start the engine. When will the triple-A (equivalent to the RAC or AA in the UK), if… Thirsting to read the remainder of “Smart Keys Require Batteries?” Click the link!
When you wanted to squeeze that little bit of extra speed out of the hard drive data transfers from your workstation the easiest option was to install a RAID array, some motherboards have them built-in by default, like the one on my main workstation at the office, or they come as add-in cards such as… Click here to continue reading the rest of “Internally Parallel SSD Drives.”
At the recent BayCon Science Fiction & Fantasy convention held in San Mateo California I had the pleasure of being moderator on several panels, one of these, which took place on Sunday afternoon, was "The Top Ten Gadgets That Changed The World." I captured notes on my laptop and recorded audio with my Olympus DS-40… Click here to read the rest of this post
25 places to find eInk in the near future and 10 places that you won’t. Driving back from a commencement address I had just given I was intrigued by how long it would take for eInk to become so ubiquitous that we will no longer think about. How long until we start seeing eInk everywhere?… Hankering to read the remainder of “eInk Everywhere??” Click the link!
A couple of weeks ago I was pondering this idea whilst cleaning out my ears in the shower. Is there a way, I am wondering, if it is possible to play a tone through an ear piece, and have a microphone, also embedded in the ear piece, monitor the reaction of the ear as it… Need to get the rest of “Ear Muscles – Navigate By Listening?” Click this link!
I’ve been pondering this for a while now. I think that Microsoft OneNote really needs a wiki like plug-in that allows you to see previous versions of a page. It’d also be great if OneNote could work with a Wiki. I mean really work with a Wiki properly. I’m not thinking of the so-so solutions… Craving to get the remainder of “Is There A OneNote Wiki Plug-in??” Click this link!
Just a thought. When will we start seeing eInk displays with a backlight? And when will we start seeing transparent eInk displays? And when will we see our first full-size, road-side eInk advertising billboard? Maybe if you work for a company that keeps shuffling you from department to department you could have an eInk business… Looking to get the rest of “Thoughts about eInk displays?” Click this link!