It’s not a ride at Six Flags, it’s the FLIP (Floating Instrument Platform), a research vessel built in 1962 that does exactly what its names implies. After being towed to a target site in a horizontal, normal ship position, the FLIP rotates a full 90 degrees sending 300 of its 350 feet vertically under the water.
I guess their definition of “portable” is a little different than mine, because the FLP-200 rugged portable computer from ACME is a little on the hefty side at 20 pounds of girth. It’s certainly a lot tougher than your average laptop, though. It’s not even a laptop, per se, but rather a “portable desktop”. There’s […]
After holding the crown for so long, Apple is now slipping in the tablet market, while Samsung, Asus, Amazon and other Android tablet makers catch up.