Computing

Limb-saving table saw knows the difference between a hand and wood

Construction is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Mostly because the power tools and other equipment they use is so damn dangerous. A small company called SawStop has invented a table saw that only cuts wood, leaving limbs untouched. The table saw works by sensing electrical currents. When the blade touches something that conducts a current, such ...

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Domino PC towers are an inventful recycling idea

[ev type=”youtube” data=”5_tXcRYOYZ0″][/ev] It’s really a shame when a corporation decides to get all new computer systems because all of the old ones wind up being chucked in the trash dump. What about a more creative use, such as PC dominoes. Watch how the camera slyly pulls ahead as the computers round the corner. I think that the line wouldn’t ...

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Apple stocks up, orders 500 million Samsung NAND flash drives

Everybody has their own Apple predictions and this announcement will do nothing, but add to the speculation. It’s being reported that Apple is planning to order 500 million Samsung NAND flash drives by the end of the month. Now, what could they be doing with all of that damn flash? Sources say that the acquired flash drives will be used ...

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WoW! A Night Elf of our own

Remember that cheeky 80’s movie, Weird Science, where two nerds figure out how to make a woman using lingerie, magazine models, and a piece of crap computer? This is similar except, not at all. We just needed an intro. Artist Max Kor rendered himself a pretty 3D WoW-inspired night elf from scratch, and it’s an impressive piece of work. He ...

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WaveRoller: Wave generated energy in action, from concept to reality

Energy has been created using water power for a long time, but nothing even comes close to this. The WaveRoller is a device anchored to the sea floor, which has moving plates which sway with the movement of the waves. The kinetic energy created is stored in a piston pump, and then can be converted to electricity using a hydraulic ...

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Leaked screens of PS3 Home, sweet home

Sony has launched their beta of the social virtual world, PS3 Home. Home seems to be a lot more serious and developed then I ever thought it would be. Some things you can do while cruising around home is interact with your PSP, play mini-games, interact with other gamers, and of course, check out the view of a whole new ...

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Protect your mouse with a fried rice omlette

We have no idea why we need anything to protect our computer mouses, we’ll just wipe them on our shirts or blow off the dust. However this is simply not enough for the obsessive, so a Japanese company has started selling mouse protectors- and they’re made out of food models. Before you leave your desk for lunch, you can wrap ...

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The sexiest mouse on Earth? A mouse that looks like a TVR Tuscan

The Tuscan Street Mouse is a realistic replica of the TVR Tuscan Sports Car, reduced to the size of a wireless mouse. And yes, it actually is a wireless mouse. The replica is so complete that at first glance you might totally confuse it with a simple model car. Complete with headlights, the RF wireless mouse is ergonomically designed and ...

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