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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....

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...

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...

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...

Nokia Cupid Messaging Service Is Free

02/11/2009, Nokia loves its customers, and since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, why not be nice to them by offering a free service known as Nokia Cupid? This website allows you to send anonymous love-themed text messages for free, but unfortunately...

Marvel Entertainment Could Introduce Comics On iTunes

02/11/2009, Marvel Entertainment could be forging a new path by introducing motion comics to iPod and iPhone users via the iTunes Store. Marvel has already stated, “Watch and hear your favorite comics, authors and artists come alive. Remaining true to the...

Amazon kindle 2 Launched

02/09/2009, Amazon just launched its kindle 2 and it is just like the leaked photos. It is thin: 25% thinner than the iPhone and that’s not it. Here are the improvements over the first generation: More storage: 7 times Battery Life: +25% Grey levels: 16 (versus...

Innovate! Europe: Start-Ups Apply to Free Going Global Workshops

01/29/2009, Innovate! Europe is a competition program organized by Guide Wire Group to identify the most promising European startups and help them accelerate their introduction to the global market. During the talent selection process, the emerging technology...

Canon Japan Sends Employees Home to Make Babies

01/26/2009, Canon is sending employees homes early (5:30) twice a week, to help the birthrate of Japan. Japan has a low birthrate and a rapidly aging population and the traditional 12-hours work days did not help in that matter. At least, that’s the assumption...

Lego Digital Box Kiosk Uses Augmented Reality in Retail Stores

01/24/2009, Some retail stores now have Lego’s Digital Box Kiosk uses Augmented Reality to show customers what they can do with Lego Technic. The principle of augmented reality could be resumed to “compositing real-time 3D graphics on top of live video...

CD Disc Packaging

01/18/2009, We’ve seen what an optical illusion the Floppy CD-R Disc was last week, and here we are with another unique design – the CD Disc Packaging by designer Adam Faja. Adam Faja has decided to use a black floppy disk case (of the 5.25″...