Computing

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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Depth-Of-Field Becomes A Thought Of Yesterday With 12,616-Lens Camera Sensor

This type of technology is probably a good many years away, but what would it change in the world of photography? Imagine a camera featuring a huge array of sensors which use stereo photography to create a picture perfect depth-of-field, which you don’t need a forklift to carry around with you. This is what Stanford researchers have unveiled as a ...

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Giant USB Duplicator: Pirating Made Easy

Whether you be a corporate type just trying to find an easy way to share data with employees or really want to pirate loads of Radiohead’s USB albums, the Giant USB Duplicator offers the chance to copy data to 20 USB drives all at once in one illegal shot. I also wonder if some hardware hacker can mod this device ...

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Ketchup Flavored Microsoft Windows Chips Probably Not OKed By Mr. Gates

Microsoft’s software sales must be lagging pretty bad if they feel it’s needed to enter into the junk food business. We already were witness to the Microsoft Soda rage, but when exactly did they start releasing ketchup-flavored potato chips in Egypt? Ketchup Windows Chips can only be washed down with a large swig of Natural “Talking Rain” flavored Windows Soda. ...

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Keeping Your Camera Level With The iPhone

If you’ve ever been into photography, you know that composition plays a major part in determining whether your shot turns out just right, or ends in the trash pile. While you can buy a level at your local hardware store which will ensure your camera is sitting on a straight plain, now there is an iPhone-led alternative. Photographer Ben Long ...

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NVIDIA GeForce 9800GTX Leaked! Extreme Graphics For The Extreme Gamer

Aye, papi! When we broke the news last November that NVIDIA was gearing up for release of their GeForce 9 series in Q1 of ’08, we were unaware that the series would include TWO new product releases. Rumor has it that NVIDIA will be dropping word of their two new 9xxx series cards soon; the top-notch GeForce 9800GX2 on 18th ...

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