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Japan’s LED-set cubesat will flash Morse code from space

10/05/2012, We reported earlier about the tiny Japanese satellite termed ‘FITSAT-1‘ by the researchers. This palm-sized satellite was earlier carried to the International Space Station. The original plan was to release FITSAT-1 to orbit the Earth and...

Boeing patents unique idea about removing space debris

10/05/2012, The sky at clear nights is usually a beautiful sight, lit with all those stars and other heavenly bodies. However, in real, it may not be all that heavenly, given the sheer amount of debris that is floating around in the space. Most of this debris has...

Samsung Galaxy Camera price confirmed in Germany

10/05/2012, Earlier this month, we saw how the Samsung Galaxy Camera made a pit stop over at the FCC in order to gain approval for release to the masses, while it was yesterday when AT&T issued an official announcement that they will be offering the Samsung...

Murata walking measurement system integrated into ‘smart shoes’

10/04/2012, [CEATEC 2012] We have seen how Murata intends to help the elderly and infirmed get around more independently in a safer manner via the Electric Walking Assist Car, but here is another device that will target the more able-bodied – a pressure sensor...

Girl tattoos Adobe Photoshop tool on forearm

10/04/2012, Megan Orsi, an Adobe Photoshop user for the better part of 16 years, has grown so attached to the image editing software that she has decided to pay her homage to this particular software by getting a large tattoo on her forearm of the well known toolbar...

Firefox on Windows 8 is going to look awesome

10/04/2012, Browser performance matters a whole lot more than browser aesthetics, but if you’re going to be looking at it all day, why not make it beautiful? Firefox released a preview version of Firefox for Windows 8 today, and it really does look great. The...

Magic marker unlocks hotel rooms

10/04/2012, In July this year, we covered a story on how security researcher Cody Brocious managed to unlock the doors of some 4 million hotel rooms using an Arduino microcontroller and some programming magic, affecting Onity’s range of electronic locks. Well, it...

Windows Phone 8 event greets San Francisco on October 29th

10/04/2012, Citizens of the fair city of San Francisco, you might want to take note of October 29th on your respective calendars. After all, that is when Microsoft will be holding a Windows Phone 8 event in the City by the Bay, which would be sandwiched in between...

Lady Gaga’s illuminated wig makes her a bright pop star

10/04/2012, When it comes to fashion, you know that some celebrities tend to be a whole lot more outrageous than others. Of course, they see themselves as trendsetters, and not everything that is worn on stage would be deem to be appropriate or practical in our...

Sifteo Cubes SDK launched

10/04/2012, The Sifteo Cubes were first put up for pre-order in August last year, and by the time it hit the end of August this year, it seems that a next generation of Sifteo Cubes is in tow. Well, good news for fans of these intelligent cubes – if you are a...

Google and publishers agree on digital books settlement

10/04/2012, It has taken seven long years of litigation, but all’s well that ends well, don’t you think so? Both Google and book publishers have arrived at a settlement at last, enabling Google to digitize books and journals which is in line with the Internet...

Hitachi bomb-detecting airport gate prototype unveiled

10/04/2012, Ever since 9/11 happened, those who travel by air often, especially to and within the US, have run into a heightened level of security at airports which involves taking off jackets, opening and powering up your notebook, removing of shoes and belts, and...

Nook Media LLC is the love child of Barnes & Noble and Microsoft

10/04/2012, When you throw Barnes & Noble and Microsoft in to the same room together, you end up with Nook Media LLC, a new entity. The result of a complete strategic partnership, this new subsidiary is said to assist companies in advancing world-class digital...