It’s another year, which means the time has come for Google to take yet another shot at social. They added another one to the mix, and I got to hand it to Google, this one is… different. Google is calling it +1 — yes, +1 is the name. It’s a new social feature that integrates… Continue reading Google +1 For Search, -1 for Social Media
The pros and cons of educating students online have been debated since the dawn of the Internet. It has proven over recent years to be both successful as well as loaded with major flaws. As more students move online to get their degrees, is the value of the education considered strong enough to take young… Continue reading As Online Education Grows, Does It Really Make More Sense?
Piracy has become part and parcel of discussions about media and the internet. And everywhere in online discussion, from the biggest tech blogs to the smallest forum, people seem to have the same basic idea about piracy. Piracy is an evil that stems from entitled people wanting to get things for free. Furthermore, if we… Continue reading Everything You Know About Piracy is Wrong
Were you hoping for a new iPad, iPhone, or other Apple-related gadget at the almost-instantly-sold-out Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 6? Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but there isn’t going to be any. Apple has stated that WWDC 2011 is all about software. What this means is that iOS… Continue reading All Dreams of New Apple Hardware at WWDC Are Destroyed
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yGzoNGbgIA[/youtube] Apparently it is, according to creative hacker who gutted an original Nintendo NES cartridge, purchased some parts, stuck ’em inside, and managed to create a working Nintendo NES console out of it all. In fact, you actually stick a cartridge within a cartridge. It’s nothing short of amazing. I would so buy one of… Continue reading NES System Within A Cartridge? Is That Physically Possible?
Watch out, Google. Step aside, Apple. There’s a new way to store and play music, and it also happens to be free. It’s all thanks to Amazon’s Cloud Drive and Cloud Player, and you can be sure that this could be a game changer. Before now, the most popular way to purchase music was to… Continue reading Amazon Cloud Drive Changes Everything You Know About Music
Have you ever spilled ketchup on a table and wished there was a way to pick it up in its current form and replace it intact somewhere else? Of course not, but that fact didn’t stop Japanese restaurant gadget builder Furukawakiko from inventing something that does just that. Despite racking my brain, I cannot think… Continue reading Japanese Condiment Remover: Another Example of Amazing But Useless Technology
AeroVironment Inc. is the nation’s largest provider of small drones, which are at the forefront of modern war tech. But the drive to make even stealthier vehicles for spy missions has led to the development of the battery-powered Nano Hummingbird. Specifically designed to look like a bird, the Nano Hummingbird is equipped with a camera… Continue reading The Next Frontier in Modern Warfare: Robotic Hummingbirds
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3txQs7jEJ4[/youtube] You’re already watching the video, so let me break it down: this is Rolltop. It’s a laptop that rolls out. Pretty simple. And probably not the first one of these you’ve ever seen – but as the technology actually exists to make this a possibility now, it serves to make something like Rolltop all… Continue reading Rolltop – A Flexible Laptop May Be Closer Than We Think
Maybe not. Apple has now officially announced WWDC 2011, and the rumours are flying out of the mill faster than can be caught. Though Jobs n’ Friends have promised a ‘preview of the future of iOS and Mac OS X’,it remains to be seen whether or not any hardware will be making the scene. The… Continue reading Will the iPhone 5 Make WWDC ’11?