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Adobe Director 11.5 with HD and Surround Sound

03/23/2009, [GDC 09] GDC is kicking off and it is a good time for Adobe to launch its new version of Director. The new features include a 5.1 channel surround sound audio engine, and now game developers can use real-time mixing capabilities to create audio effects....

30% to 40% Of D.C’s Homeless Use Cellphones

03/23/2009, According to advocates who work with the district’s homeless, that’s the proportion of homeless people who own (and use) a cellphone. This shows how much society has become reliant on these devices. Once considered as a comfort or a...

Terminator 2 Complete Collector Set

03/23/2009, Terminator 2 was one movie that truly blew my mind away when I first watched it as a kid, and the image of the T1000 morphing always sends chills down my spine. For those who grew up missing on the threatrics, there is the Terminator 2 Complete...

Cellphone Usage To Be Cut During The Recession

03/19/2009, Cellphone customers are expected to cut their wireless expenses drastically during this recession. This is surely not a surprise: for most, “voice” is the “Killer app” and it is fair to say that many can go by without additions...

Fujitsu Introduces FLEPia Color eBook (with Video)

03/18/2009, Fujitsu is bringing to market FLEPia, an color eBook that it had demonstrated last year when we were at CEATEC (Japan). Technologically, this project is not new by any means. What’s new is its arrival to market at a price of $1000 (we mentioned the...

Light Up Roulette Wheel T-shirt

03/17/2009, This is one fun t-shirt if you have a penchant for casinos – the Light Up Roulette Wheel T-shirt from ThumbsUp UK. Heck, you might even be able to run impromptu sessions of roulette with friends and family alike wherever you go thanks to this shirt...

NVIDIA Cancels NVISION

03/16/2009, NVIDIA is cancelling NVISION 2009, its yearly graphics-industry event which has debuted last year. The original idea was that NVIDIA would do the heavy lifting for the first year, then let the graphics industry carry on with the show. Last year’s...

The Creepiest Shopping Cart

03/16/2009, What would you do if you were seeing a pair of seemingly human legs, on fire, walking a shopping cart on the sidewalk? Apparently, most people glance at it and continue to walk!

Google Voice Announced

03/12/2009, Google looks like it has taken another ambitious step towards dominating the Internet. You may or may not have been following the news, but the Internet behemoth has previously acquired a startup called GrandCentral. The goal is basically to simplify the...

iPod Tax Scuttled In New York

03/12/2009, New York Governor David Paterson just announced that his government will not institute plans to introduce taxes which would very likely have raised the costs of digital music in that part of the country. Informally known as the “iPod tax”,...

People More Concerned About Eye-Camera Than Surveillance Cameras

03/05/2009, Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters Rob Spence, a Canadian filmmaker wants to have this tiny camera installed in this prosthetic eye for a project about surveillance in society. Not surprisingly (to us), people were more worried about his eye-camera than about...

Nero Move It adds GPU Compute to Its Feature List

03/04/2009, This is a big deal for NVIDIA: Nero, a company that create software that is widely bundled with electronic devices has added GPU computing to their software. Tens of thousands might get their first taste of GPU computing when they copy their media files...

OLED Device Nearer To 3D Magic

02/25/2009, Eiji Shiko from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has successfully developed an OLED device which is able to emits circularly polarized light in the visible light range, resulting in the possibility of 3D displays on OLEDs in the near...

Blog Grade A Entrepreneurs: Great Tech (and Non-Tech) People

02/20/2009, A year ago, I met Marylene Delbourg-Delphis, founder and former CEO of ACI/ACI US (now 4D), at a business event in San Francisco and I was immediately impressed by her detailed knowledge of complex technological concepts. A few months ago, she started a...