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Coiled nanowires might usher in age of stretchable electronics

01/13/2011, Boffins at North Carolina State University might have stumbled upon a new method to churn out stretchable electronics – thanks to the development of silicon nanowire coils on a substrate. These coils can stretch to more than double their original...

Sony shuts down CD manufacturing plant in NJ

01/12/2011, The economy has been looking really bleak for some time already, even though official figures suggest otherwise. Well, those people working in a CD manufacturing plant at New Jersey will probably be dealt with another harsh hand as word trickles out that...

Tokyoflash Kisai Console watch up for purchase

01/12/2011, Tokyoflash has been busy turning its concept watches into actual products for us to buy over the recent months and now the company is back again with the Kisai Console watch, which is now available for $200.64.  Tokyoflash might think that it’s fairly...

Facebook acquires fb.com domain for $8.5 million

01/11/2011, There’s no doubt that Facebook is worth plenty of money at the moment, $50 billion according to some reports. With that out of the way, we know that money isn’t too much of an issue for the company and reports are in that the social networking giant...

ScentSciences’ ScentScape aroma gadget

01/10/2011, The ScentScape from ScentSciences isn’t something that you see everyday, but this $69.99 item is a plug-and-play USB device that can be synchronized with content on your computer, emitting scents at different cues. The device can be set up with a...

TCL brings Android-powered TV you can control without a remote

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] Since the explosion of the Kinect, it looks like getting everything in your house to work like the computers in Minority Report is but a step away. At least the folks at The Creative Life (TCL) seem to think so. At CES this year, TCL unveiled...

Mystery of disappearing Hotmail emails explained

01/07/2011, We recently mentioned that many Hotmail users had their emails disappear over the New Year and now Microsoft has given an official explanation to the situation on the Windows Team Blog. Apparently the issue was caused by an error with an automated script...

Lexar introduces its 32GB Class 10 high-speed microSDHC card

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] Digital cameras out there are pretty useless unless you have a memory card to store the pictures in. Now Lexar has introduced its 32GB Class 10 microSDHC card that is designed for mobile devices, a card that is capable of reading data at 20MB/s...

The Samsung flagship Plasma TV will blow your mind

01/05/2011, [CES 2011] Samsung is planning to drench some minds in immersive 3D cinema with their upcoming D8000 Series Flagship Plasma +1 TV. The Samsung PND8000 Series 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV is designed with a narrow bezel that offers up to a 1″ increase in...

More details on the Best Buy Buy Back program surface

01/04/2011, We previously caught wind of Best Buy’s upcoming Buy Back program and now some additional details of the program have surfaced, thanks to a leaked internal PDF document. The document spells out what the program means to the customer, Best Buy, and also...

Sprint announces Novatel Wireless MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot

01/04/2011, In addition to announcing their brand new 4G Android phone today, Sprint has also let their upcoming mobile WiFi hotspot out of the bag. The upcoming MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot is supposed to be ultra-compact, and will give up to 5 devices a connection to...

Microsoft to be competing in the TV set top box business?

01/04/2011, According to the Seattle Times, they believe that Microsoft will be entering the TV set top box business with a stripped down version of Microsoft Windows. Apparently because Google TV hasn’t been doing so well and there’s still room for...

Software to tell us if an image has been photoshopped

01/04/2011, A scientist from Dartmouth College, Hany Farid, has been developing digital forensics software that can tell if a digital photograph has been manipulated with Adobe Photoshop- the world’s most popular image editing software. The forensics software...