Computing

DMB affordable now

It was just a while ago since we thought that Digital TV was something out of this world: amazing quality (not really), amazing coverage (nope) and premium price (not anymore). What we really care more is that we won’t miss any programs that we want, and we want them recordable, cheap, anytime and anywhere. Well, recently USB digital TV tuners ...

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A really “shocking” Mouse: Early April fools shopping, anyone?

Do you remember the amusement you used to get as a kid from simple things such as putting a whoopee cushion on someone’s chair or other related pranks? Now it’s time for us grown-ups to strike back. Against friends and coworkers of course…not children. That’d be bad. Ahh *cringe*, don’t sue us. The Shocking Mouse is sure to cause your ...

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Hide Mogo Mouse in laptop

Hate not having a mouse when you’re traveling?The Mogo mouse is a mouse that can be stored and charged inside your laptop’s PC card, unless of course you have a newer Dell notebook, in which case you can’t because you have an express card slot. This mouse dominates over the other Bluetooth mice in the industry because of its slim ...

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Money ain’t a thing: Logitech’s 200$ Keyboard

Sure its not the 1200 dollar Optimus keyboard, but seriously who cares. If peripherals are your thing then you probably already have a nice laser Logitech mouse, like say the MX Revolution (100$). And the perfect companion for your overpriced mouse is a 200$ 199$ keyboard. The “ultra-slim Logitech diNovo Edge” apparently makes trackpads obsolete, and it should for that ...

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Samsung’s “World’s First” Optical Joystick: really NEC’s 3.9-year-old Neuropointer renamed and remarketed

Here’s a really Samsung thing to do, they tend to “borrow” ideas and remarket them. Just when we thought that we should give a “new company” another chance, they ripped off LG- their domestic enemy- with the Chololate-wannabee E900. Now it’s a different level, because they are ripping off other people’s technology instead, it’s the “world’s first Optical Joystick” on ...

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Opera on Wii, Dec 22

First it’s (M)opera on your cellphone, then it’s Opera on your DS, now it’s Opera on your Wii, and the beta version just made it before Christmas. The browser will be downloadable on the Wii Shop Channel from Dec 22 for free. We can’t wait to see how well this thing renders “street html”, and how much work out it ...

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M11 Copyboard has students on their knees

Any student would love you if you told them that they wouldn’t have to take notes from the board anymore because the board would just print out what their teacher wrote down. Notes are a pain, and the M-11 Copyboard solves the problem of a white board’s contents being forever deleted when the eraser swipes it by converting what is ...

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The truth lies in Skype: Lie detection software

Here’s something both equally useful and creepy. Skype has released software capable or reading the amount of stress in someones voice as you talk to them. Voice stress analysis (VSA) technology has been widely used since the 70’s, but is only now being integrated into public use. The software analysis the first 10 seconds of a conversation to determine the ...

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Snow globe mouse: liquid + electronics = no good

What in the world was Thanko thinking when creating this snow globe christmas mouse? “I want to create something that mixes water and electrical current! Muahaha!”. You’d better hope that the exterior of that thing is made out of some kind of bullet proof double-paned plastic, or there is going to be some very unhappy techy’s after the thing cracks ...

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