All the stories tagged with: General
11/26/2004, RoboCoaster G2, touted as the Next-Generation roller coaster ride, was demonstrated last week. Most of the rides that I have tried were either rail-based or arm-based. RoboCoaster is merging the two techniques, allowing the passengers to experience the speed of [...]
11/24/2004, “Featuring a complete 5.1 Surround Sound System strategically installed into the frame of the chair, RX2 creates the most immersive experience for gaming, movies and music playback.” Apparently, it is really working as advertised. I have two questions: • How [...]
11/23/2004, “The American Museum of Natural History, in collaboration with MTV2, has launched SonicVision, a groundbreaking digitally animated alternative music show.” (AMNH) The show features music from high-profile artists along with animated computer-generated graphics. Although the concept is not new (yeah, [...]
11/22/2004, PowerFilm is a flexible solar panel that can be used to charge your gadgets. It is possible to get a whole range of adapters that suits your needs. The idea is really cool. Traditional solar panels are usually fragile and [...]
11/16/2004, “The device is a bracelet that stores and exchanges information about you and your relationships. Data exchange occurs only when you shake hands with another user. Information gathered and processed is reflected on the bracelet itself and can serve as [...]
11/11/2004, Microsoft is trying to catch up with Google. You can try their MSN search. It’s still in beta for now. I noticed that the search is pretty fast, faster than Google. Their index seems also up to date. It’s too [...]
11/11/2004, I wanted to get a gaming laptop for some time, and the arrival of upgradeable PCIe graphics might precipitate things. The Voodoo Envy 790 will easily play any game you can throw at it. There’s one issue: the price. Price: [...]
11/10/2004, TechJapan is reporting about Gran Turismo 4 “Completion Announcement Meeting”. HighlightsÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ 700+ carsÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ 50 coursesÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ Photo modeÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ BMW’s Next-Gen 3-seriesÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ Upcoming GT game for PSP Gran Turismo 4 is a PlayStation 2 game.
11/09/2004, The Buffalo Terastation 1TB is a Network Attached Storage device (NAS). Fortunately, it also connects to USB 2.0 for those who have a “slow” ethernet (non-Gigabit). The Terastation has four 250GB drives (a total of 1024GB = 1TB), and to [...]
11/06/2004, Venexx has created this perfume-sprayer watch for the ladies and the gentlemen. It’s unisex. The watch contains a tank of perfume (of you choice) that can be refilled. One refill lasts for about 60 sprays.
11/06/2004, “A shock treatment is in store for those who try to molest women on streets. Two students of the garment manufacturing technology programme of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) have designed a unique anti-molestation jacket, which comes with [...]
11/05/2004, I keep receiving questions about the GMail Drive Shell Extension since I mentionned it in this Blog. Here’s a short FAQ Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ This allows you to use GMail as a Network DriveÃ¢â‚¬Â¢ A new drive icon will show up in [...]
11/03/2004, Epson wants to revolutionize the way chips are being manufactured. By using its Inkjet technology and 2 types of inks (conductive and insulator), Epson can “print” circuits that would have been otherwise created using a silicon “wafer”. This won’t replace [...]
11/03/2004, In the 80s The MSX was a really advanced computer. It was hugely popular in Japan and Europe. This computer might be re-introduced under the form of the MSX1 chip. It will not serve any entertainment purposes like its ancestor. [...]