Computing

So Watt!: Environmental design competition brews up ideas for the future

Our planet’s environment is definitely one of the hot topics of the moment. Two days ago, a bunch of designers came together to discuss what possibilities could help save our environment from serious endangerment. One of those design concepts was so impressive, we had to share it. This concept suggests adding a wind mill onto the iconic Statue of Liberty. ...

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The QW RTY K ybo r has no ” ” or ” “

Take a look at this keyboard. What do you see that is slightly off about it? It looks like an everyday QWERTY Keyboard, except it is made without an E, an A, a D, or an I. Are these the 4 most commonly used letters or something? While there seems to be no explanation for the redesign, this keyboard would ...

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The Sims: The Movie?

Sources are reporting that Electronic Arts Inc. has sold the movie rights of best-selling game series, “The Sims”, to 20th Century Fox. The Sims franchise has sold more than 85 million units since its debut 7 years ago. “The Sims has done an interactive version of an old story, which is what it’s like to have infinite power and how ...

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Halo 2 hits a snag because of “partial nudity” error

This marks the second missed Vista release date for Halo 2, and this for an entirely more ridiculous reason. Halo 2 will now no longer be the first Windows Live enabled game because of “an unfortunate, obscure content error which includes partial nudity.” All we’d like to know is, where could there possibly be nudity included in a Halo game? ...

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Picture frame printer mounts on your wall

The standstill of printer design is baffling. As one of the most popular peripherals used, the progression of the printer has been pretty stagnant when it comes to aesthetics. The Wall-Mounted Picture Frame Printer puts a new spin on the old stockiness of the printer. Displayed at the Cooper-Hewitt Triennial, the printer is completely wireless and makes all of your ...

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Chinese government to control the weather at the Olympic Games

Those mad scientists over in China have a crazy scheme hatched to make sure that nothing rains on their parade. The Beijing Olympics are rapidly approaching and with China’s renown downpours, cynics have dashed hope on a happy Olympic outing in the motherland. The Chinese government has decided to take nature into their own hands. They plan on using new ...

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PSP gets phone capability

There have been rumors of a PSP phone around for a while and while we might not be seeing that anytime soon, a UK company is working on bringing phone capability to the PSP. British Telecom is working on a PSP phone system that would be released to over 100 countries and would allow wireless telephony between other PSPs and ...

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Dying boy gets his gaming wish

The Make-A-Wish Foundation has been making terminally ill people’s dreams come true for decades. This little boy with a brain tumor must of been one huge World of Warcraft fan. 10-year-old Ezra Chatterton had his wish fulfilled when Blizzard agreed to give him a full hands-on onslaught of WoW goodness. Ezra got the chance to record his voice in a ...

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Apple dumping 17-inch iMac for 20 and 24 inch displays?

Sources are reporting that Apple might soon be making more changes to their product line by the end of June. Supposedly, Apple is ditching their 17-inch iMac displays for the more rotund 20 and 24-inch monitors. The new displays are rumored to be Cinema Displays, which would wipe out the 17-inch iMac as the entry-level Apple computer, leaving the Mac ...

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