UMPCs haven’t quite been received with the best of receptions, much to the cries of pain from investors ’round the globe. Aside from their other shortcomings — like minimal storage capacity, slow processors, and a heavy price – people were complaining about the awkward text input interface on UMPCs (no fans of the dial keys, […]
Since the Christmas Day bomb scare, airports have been testing out new and ‘improved’ security measures. According to the TSA, airport security screeners at gates and security checkpoint lines will be taking chemical swabs directly from passenger’s hands. Using a mobile bomb detection device, security screeners will ask random passengers to show their hands, a soft cloth will do a quick swab and then the cloth is put in the Mobile Explosive Trace Detection unit, in about 10 seconds the cloth is analyzed for any explosive residue.
Uh oh. Looks like a Walmart store in St. Louis has pulled a bit of a boo-boo, because they’re already displaying the Zune 2 and they might even be offering them for sale. This is way ahead of the official November 13th launch date. When a sales associate was approached about the new portable media […]