Computing

The Vertical Mouse 2: Totally missed the first one

So it’s come to this then, huh? We no longer can physically keep our claws at a horizontal angle in fear that our precious wrist ligaments be shard. So now the Vertical Mouse gets released. Apparently there was a Vertical Mouse 1, which must of looked an awful lot like this one considering the name. The premise of the Vertical ...

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Airis N004x skimps on hardware, but has replaceable battery

Who is Airis, you might ask. Take a look at this pretty sleek portable media player and you will come to the conclusion that, whether the device works or not, they know how to make well designed products. So how does it perform? With a 1 or 2GB flash drive, it seems a bit small in todays world of 8GB ...

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Microsoft releases Photo Info metadata editor

So while the world (maybe an exageration) is waiting for Windows Vista to be released, Microsoft has slipped out a little program titled Microsoft Photo Info. The names says it all. The program is meant for more serious digital photography buffs who want to edit the metadata of their photos from inside of Windows Explorer. It really has some nice ...

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Galaxy power supply of 1,000 Watts powers way more than you need

Have you ever felt that you 700 Watt power supply just isn’t enough? Oh, you haven’t? Well, some people out there have and they are jumping for joy right now that the Galaxy 1,000 Watt power supply has been released. So exactly what does 1,000 Watts do for you? You can successfully power 24 hard discs at one time. Bet ...

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Sony pushes Memory Stick Duo to 32GB, charges an arm and a leg

Why does Sony love its proprietary media storage formats so much? The list just goes on with UMD, Beatmax, MiniDisc, and the Memory Stick. There seems to be no real reason for all of this. All the proprietary formats do is cost the consumer more money. After the release of Sony’s CompactFlash compatable cameras, it seemed that Sony might be ...

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Scan your graphs directly into MS Excel

Most of the scanners in market nowadays have OCR functions, that is, they can recognize the alphabets on the paper and convert them into texts (not graphics). More advanced scanners can scan documents and safe them directly as PDF or MS Word files. PFU, a subsidiary of Fujitsu Japan has just brought out a scanner that can scan your graphs ...

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HCID Gloves to give soldiers hands on control

One thing that has always limited the soldiers of the military is that they always have to be attached to their weapon. There is never really any true and full concentration on other matters when your toting around an automatic weapon. Handwear Computer Input Devices (HCIDs) might be the future of militiary strategy and safety means. The HCID will let ...

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