07/01/2011, Heat energy is one of the most wasted forms of energy sources around, and for many years researchers have been trying to solve this problem. While the technology to convert heat energy into useful energy is there (thermoelectric energy), it is highly inefficient at the moment; with only a fraction of the heat energy being converted into something useful.
04/05/2011, Back in your younger days, if you’ve had access to a cassette tape recorder, I’m pretty sure you would have recorded a lot of random conversations, made your own mix tapes, and archived your own ramblings to yourself. Well, it’s time to wipe the dust off those cassettes and listen to those recordings again. Thanko has just released a cassette tape to MP3 converter that makes all those old tapes […]
04/04/2011, If you’ve got a large stack of old photographs that you’d like to convert into digital pictures, scanning them with a conventional scanner is going to take a lot of time. This is where the Desktop Photo to Digital Picture Converter comes in. Essentially, it is just a digital camera with a tray, and instead of scanning your old photographs, the Converter snaps a picture of the photograph using a […]
03/08/2011, The company has just released Wallaby, an experimental Flash-to-HTML 5 converter. The tool allows users to easily convert their Flash files into HTML 5 – all they have to do is drag and drop the .fla files into the tool and that’s it. Adobe is looking for feedback from developers and designers to see how the HTML 5 code turns out. A smart move for Adobe, since Flash content developers […]
12/06/2010, Atlona Technologies just launched a converter box that will let your HDMI-capable accessory play nice with the Mini DisplayPort standard used by Apple on the company’s Cinema Display monitors. Now, if you want to hook up your PlayStation, Xbox, or HDMI-equipped Blu-ray player to your Cinema Display, you can with the Atlona DP300, which sells for $149.
02/12/2010, The Kanex HDMI to Mini DisplayPort Converter basically does as it says – it allows users to hook up virtually any HDMI source device into a 27″ iMac, an LED Cinema Display or virtually any other Apple device which sports an mDP input (which includes sources like a PS3, Xbox 360 or Blu-ray player). HDMI 1.3 and DisplayPort/Mini DisplayPort 1.1a are supported, although certain limits do apply, depending on the […]
12/15/2009, Is your laptop powerful enough to play HD video smoothly, but you found the LCD display doesn’t allow you to enjoy said videos in their native size? Novac has set out to help you solve that problem with its latest NV-CV100UH, which allows you to plug it into your laptop (or desktop) via USB and output HDMI to a display of your choice. It’s currently selling for 13,800 Yen ($156) […]
09/22/2009, Atlona has rolled out its DVI to Mini DisplayPort Converter which will hook up a dual-link DVI input while transferring those signals to the new, compact connector that can be found on more and more high-end displays these days. While Apple themselves do sell an adpater that allows current MacBook owners to work on their existing Apple Cinema Displays, this is one simple device that converts signals the other way […]
06/01/2009, Parade Technologies has revealed their new DisplayPort To HDMI/DVI Converter device known by its model number, PS161. The PS161 will feature an integrated circuit which consists of a full DisplayPort receiver, a full HDMI/DVI transmitter, and an optional HDCP repeater. When in operation within an HDMI-or DVI-enabled digital TV (DTV) or monitor, the PS161 is able to offer a solution for adding a DisplayPort input for computer-to-TV connectivity. You will […]