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CFast Memory Cards Arriving From Transcend To Succeed CompactFlash

11/02/2010, Transcend has announced that it has begun to ship CFast cards, the next step forward in the CompactFlash standard. These cards rely on a SATA interface instead of the normal UDMA / IDE interface, offering transfer rates of up to 108MB/s. These CFast cards...

DIY BB Gun Will Have Your Room Mate Begging For Mercy

11/01/2010, Can’t figure out how to get back at your room mate for stealing the cookies? Perhaps a powerful DIY BB gun might be able to do the trick. Someone out there apparently got bored and decided to come up with a BB gun using an air compressor, fitting a...

Tokyoflash Kisai Wasted Watch

11/01/2010, If you want a watch that gives you that trippy feeling, perhaps the Kisai Wasted watch from Tokyoflash might be what you’ve been looking for. The watch features a trippy display that will probably have your mind spinning when you try to tell the...

NASA works on solar shield to protect power grids in outer space

10/29/2010, We have gotten news that NASA is working on solar shields so that those can be used to offer protection to power grids that are in outer space. After all, solar storms are no small matter, being seen from as far as 93 million miles away, and even at such...

Typing Accuracy: Your Fingers Know the Truth

10/28/2010, In an experiment with typists who could type over 40 words per minute (WPM) using all of their fingers, scientists are now discovering that the human brain uses two different mechanism to detect typos. By using sneaky algorithms in a decoy word processor,...

Oakley 3D Eyewear For TRON: Legacy

10/28/2010, By now you should be pretty used to seeing TRON-themed accessories going around as everybody seems to be trying to jump on the bandwagon, including Oakley. The company has introduced the Oakley special edition TRON: Legacy 3D glasses, allowing you to...

More Than 2 Billion Microsoft Tags Printed

10/28/2010, When Microsoft introduced its Tag 2D barcodes it already had a rather tough challenge with the popularity of various QR codes. That being said, the software giant has done a pretty good job and has announced that a juicy 2 billion Tags have been printed...

FTC Drops Google Street View Inquiry

10/28/2010, Google has been in some hot water after it collected some sensitive data while working on its Street View service. There is some good news for the search giant, though, as the Federal Trade Commission has dropped the investigation into the matter in the...

PayPal Accidentally Announces Support For The Android Market

10/27/2010, Seems like PayPal should be supporting the Android Market soon as the company posted a short announcement on it on its corporate blog, only to pull it seconds later. Fortunately Google cache means that the information can still be found, and it confirms...

Verizon Testing Speedy 10Gbps Connection

10/27/2010, While your Internet speed at home might be pretty fast, you’ll probably still drool at the fact that Verizon has been performing technical trials that could see bandwidth speeds of up to 10Gbps in each home. This is achievable thanks to the...

German Electric Car Goes 600km On A Single Charge

10/27/2010, There are folks who think that electric cars have some trouble going the distance, and they will probably want to check out the yellow and purple Audi A2 car that recently completed a 600km trip in seven hours on a single charge. The trip was made while...

Suzette Chatbot Managed To Convince An Expert That She Was Human

10/27/2010, Remember the earlier article about a robot that looks very realistic? Well, what if said robot could converse with you and fool you into thinking that it’s human? You might want to check out Suzette, a chatbot that took part in a version of the...