Computing

Takata Steering Wheel Points You In The Right Direction

Most GPS units either come in the form of dashboard attachments or separate displays. The Takata CSW Steering Wheels teams up with GPS company Navigon to incorporate GPS interaction right into the display on the luxury wheel. The Takata wheel sits in sync with your entire car, attuned with most aspects, including your speed and gyros, which also works in ...

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Running 150 Apps On A MacBook Pro At One Time

What would it look like if you were running 150 separate applications at once on a MacBook Pro, and is it even possible? Probably something like this. The owner of this 2.2 GHz MacBook Pro with 4 GB of RAM (the same notebook I have) claims that he can run all of his 150 applications at once, with the computer ...

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Liquid Cooled Motorcycle Case Mod: Green With Envy

Forget about the fact that this is even a PC, but even if this were a real motorcycle, the green LED glow would capture my attention. Now, imagine being able to have this Motorcycled Case Mod in your office or computer den. This liquid-cooled Motorcycle Case holds the tradition of other vehicle themed case mods, but goes completely overboard with ...

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Apple Being Sued For Failure To Deliver Millions Of Colors

Apple’s latest 20″ iMac display (you know the one we mean, with the super thing keyboard) offers to produce an image with millions of colors, yet the Cupertino crew is now being sued, reportedly, because the 20 incher only offers a blasphemous 262,144 true colors. The Texas resident who filed the suit, Chandra Sanders, claims that other colors are “produced ...

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Epic Pink Floyd “The Wall” PC Case Mod

You could say that all in all, this PC case mod is just another brick in the wall, but we would have to fully disagree with you. This Pink Floyd “The Wall” PC Case mod is not merely a new skin, but a fully-functioning piece of art all on its own. Totally custom made, The Wall PC reminds me of ...

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Double-Sided Transforming LCD Display Steals Our Heart

For all of you who haven’t had the chance to upgrade to a flat-screen LCD display yet (heaven forbid), you might want to wait a little bit longer. At least if anything like this product has a future. This conceptual LCD can divide into two back-to-back monitors if your family doesn’t want to watch the same picture you want to ...

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C Jump: Brainwash Your Kids Into Being Programmers

If you want your children to grow up to be big and strong nerds just like you, you’ve got to start teaching them young. And let’s face it, 11 year olds aren’t going to sit there and listen to you read from a C++ book. That’s where C Jump comes in for the win. Made for children 11 and up, ...

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DIY: smartcard + phone = smart-ish phone

Smartcards have been out for a while, but smartcard-phones are hard to find… unless you live in Japan where their phones can read from the chip which is already built in, or you can settle with one or two discontinued and old Nokia phones. Some guy in Taipei has tried to dig out the chip from his smartcard (their EasyCard, ...

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Keyboard Cuts The Middle Man And Packs In A Full PC

The product description claims that this device packs in a full PC into a “normal sized keyboard”. You can tell by looking at this monster that it’s definitely not “normal sized”. Maybe if keyboards have morbidly obese uncle’s? Then possibly the claim could stand some sort of validity. All nostril flaring aside, even if this keyboard isn’t exactly “normal sized”, ...

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First Leaked Look At The Apple App Store UI

A clever iPhone dev was playing around with the App Store included on the SDK and hacked versions of the iPhone 2.0 firmware. Little did he know that he was about to discover a first look at Apple’s App Store, instead of the usual “cannot connect” error warning. Just revealed on the Modmyifone forums, here is the very first look ...

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