Those of you looking to grab the Verizon iPhone 4 may be surprised to hear that the phone doesn’t support network multitasking. You have to choose between voice or data, not both simultaneously as is possible with the AT&T iPhone 4.
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The folks at Create Digital Music have provided further proof that the iPad is in fact for consumers and creators with a series of new tutorial videos.
The United Space Alliance, NASA’s lead shuttle operating contractor, is bidding on the prospect of continuing on a commercial basis after 2013.
Artists at exhibits, vendors at trade shows, limo drivers at airports; nobody likes a missed sale. Which is exactly the problem Sage Software Inc. is looking to eliminate with today’s launch of their new fee-free encrypted credit card payment device.
Google is offering $20,000 and a CR-48 Chrome OS laptop to anyone who can hack their Chrome browser.
Powerwatch, an independent watchdog agency in the U.K., wants to impose an age limit on cell phone use, saying children are up to five times as likely do develop brain tumors from using mobiles.
The solar age is now a day closer thanks to Wladek Walukiewicz and Kin Man Yu at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, who have developed a new full-spectrum solar cell that uses common production methods.
The results tell all: Microsoft uses Internet Explorer to monitor what users search for on Google, the results they choose, and uses that data to refine Bing’s searches.
Inflatable furniture may have gone out of style after the 70s, but NASA isn’t looking to Boeing or Bechtel to build an addition to the International Space Station; they’re looking to Bigelow Aerospace to design and manufacture a 330 cubic metre inflatable expansion
The notorious security flaw in Android 2.2’s stock Internet browser, which allows remote access of files on your SD card to rogue websites, hackers and attackers who know the file path, has been patched on Android’s new Gingerbread version of the OS.
The result is somewhat of an environmentally-friendly inverted disco ball of doom, designed to focus the sun’s rays to a single point capable of almost instantly vaporising metal
Toshiba’s new Dynabook is the mood ring of laptops, its lid coated in a nano-technology-based metallic film lamination that changes colours on the go. Toshiba boasts the computer’s low environmental impact as the lid – and the rest of the laptop’s casing – contain no metals. But this also means the base looks and feels a bit cheap and plasticky.
Based on the idea that having to flip the USB plug every now and again to take a second stab at plugging in your USB-powered heated coaster is genuinely a problem
Thumbs Up’s new Brick iPhone case, complete with mock antenna, gives the technological miracle that is your iPhone all the nostalgic stylings of 80s Wall Street yuppiedom, bringing us back to an age where the size of your phone – not the size of your truck – was the tell-tale indicator of overcompensation.
Volkswagen has unveiled the prototype of a 1Litre/100km car that’s been in progress for the past decade. With a dolphin-inspired streamlined body, dual electric/petrol engines and none of the unnecessary, the XL1 is set to steal the show at Qatar’s auto show.
We may be the generation to witness the return of the boombox: We’ve seen iPod boombox docks – including the recent TDK boombox. Before that was Sanyo’s retro boombox in 2007, complete with tape-playing glory.
Snowshoes have followed more or less the same design for years: Little more than tennis rackets strapped to boots. That may be about to change with the release of the “Small Foot.”
If you know the Ricoh CX4, you’ll recognize the CX5. The appearance and most of the features are almost identical, including the 10MP, 28-300mm (35mm equivalent) backlit sensor and 3″ high-res screen. But Ricoh has added two important features to the 5: Hybrid autofocus and Super-resolution.
Imagine gasoline that costs only $1.50 per gallon, releases no carbon emissions and works in any and every existing gasoline engine without modification. That’s exactly what UK-based Cella Energy has been working on for four years during a top-secret programme – and they’re now announcing the achievement.
The Monowalker is a backwards hip-strap-mounted luggage wheelbarrow perfect for “scientists in nature” who need to hike their gear out on narrow trails. Hunters, to bloody up the steam-bent, varnished ashwood frame whilst dragging dead animals out of the woods. And they haven’t forgotten you, dads; the hiking trailer is fully compatible with “Billy the Kid” child carrier backpacks.
Evan Solida, founder of Cerevellum, was a long-time road-bike rider and racer before an accident in 2007 prompted him to stop competing. Throughout several cosmetic surgeries to restructure his facial features after being hit by the car, his focus instead turned to inventing devices to make road sharing safer.
iOS is taking another step into the medical world with the handyscope case/app combo, which effectively turns the iPhone into a dermoscope for checking potential spots of skin cancer.
Samsung and Google’s Nexus S Android smartphone seem to be losing popularity quickly amongst its users, that’s all because some phones are randomly rebooting in the middle of calls.
In another show of unbridled innovation, the aptly named InOne all-in-one desktop computer concept blends several already-available technologies into a single package that leaves us aching for cooler things to come.
Next Giant Leap, a Boulder, Colorado company building interplanetary lander/hopper robots, received a $1 million grant from the Charles Start Draper Laboratory to further their technology with the hopes of winning Google’s $30 million Lunar X Prize in 2012.
Japan Trust Technology’s new Chobi Cam One camera may not sound like much if you’re looking at its 2 Megapixel resolution, or 30 fps non-HD video capture. But this truly is a remarkable (albeit ridiculous) DSLR-style camera. At roughly one inch tall, one inch wide and one inch deep, it may just be the smallest commercially-available camera with swappable lenses.
“We will launch as new the Samsung Galaxy S 4G … and coming soon, will also be a Sidekick 4G. Everybody knows the Sidekick, and we’re going to relaunch the Sidekick and bring it as a 4G device, Android based, into the market.”
Fujifilm’s waterproof, dustproof, freezeproof, shockproof camera is about to get an upgrade: Embedded GPS for geo-tagging your photos and video.
Samsung’s latest string of teasers leading up to the Mobile World Congress 2011 is the Evolution is Fate campaign, promising a Galaxy S2 on Android 2.3 Gingerbread that will inevitably take over for the first generation of their current best-selling tablet.
Apple has confirmed an agreement to fund strategic pre-payments worth $3.9 billion over two years to an unnamed technology during its Q1 results call yesterday. According to company sources, the specific technology won’t be named as of yet, though they cite the 2005 flash memory deal as an example of a similar arrangement.
All those accusing Apple of selling out their no-nude standards the minute Jobs walked out the door, you can relax.
The Flip has three full-sized Super AMOLED touchscreens and a full QWERTY keyboard on three panels attached by steel mesh hinges. This allows for a book-like view across two of the screens; a texting or writing view with the keyboard, camera and one touch screen exposed; or a triangle prism view.
Nearly a year after Google entered talks with ARM Holdings, Google TV is speculated to be made available on the cheap, efficient ARM chipsets later this year. Charbax of ARMdevices.net published an article last week stating he has it on “very high authority from someone at Google (to remain anonymous) that an ARM-powered Google TV platform is coming soon.”
It’s got all the makings of a scene from a Batman movie: 60 of the rarest and most valuable cars in the world, owned by one indescribably wealthy collector and maintained in perfect running condition – all on display in a personal garage museum hidden behind a sliding wall panel.
Third-year industrial design students at the University of Cincinnati, whose class took part in the Borough Bicycles One project, used a series of photos taken over the course of the semester to sum up the prototyping phase and end result in this two-minute time-lapse video.