Archive for February, 2012

Quote of the day – “True friendship is like peeing your pants

February 25th, 2012

Everyone can see it, but only you can feel the true warmth."

Terminators style glasses, have a screen built into one eye and computer hardware…

February 24th, 2012

Terminators style glasses, have a screen built into one eye and computer hardware in the legs, transparent screens, 3G or 4G data connection and a number of sensors including motion and GPS. Maybe run Android.

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Google glasses 'could be on sale by the end of 2012 at a cost of $250'
Google is to unveil ahi-tech glasses with a built-in screen – and they could be on sale soon, says a company insider. The glasses have been under development at Google's secret 'Google X' lab for mont…

• Users will be able to tour the World Heritage Site in Australia from the comfort…

February 24th, 2012

• Users will be able to tour the World Heritage Site in Australia from the comfort of their own home
• More than 50,000 photographs have been 'stitched' together to create a virtual dive 100 metres under the ocean's surface
• Project forms part of the first comprehensive study of the composition and health of the coral reefs

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Google Earth to be extended under water with pictures of Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Specialist divers spent months capturing thousands of 360-degree underwater panoramas of the World Heritage Site in Australia, allowing viewers to embark on a virtual dive.

+Dean Budd Researchers at CERN have found out that a bad fibre-optics link between…

February 22nd, 2012

+Dean Budd Researchers at CERN have found out that a bad fibre-optics link between a GPS unit and a computer was causing the 60-nanosecond timing discrepancy that was driving everyone mad. Once they realised this, the cable was tightened and the difference was gone.

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Ridiculous: Loose Cable Caused Those ‘Faster-Than-Light’ Particles | Gizmodo Australia
We know that Einstein always has the last laugh, but this is hilarious: the faster-than-light particles that could have wrecked Einstein's relativity …

+James Gemmell Late one night in the summer of 1977, a large radio telescope outside…

February 22nd, 2012

+James Gemmell Late one night in the summer of 1977, a large radio telescope outside Delaware, Ohio intercepted a radio signal that seemed for a brief time like it might change the course of human history.

Read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wow!_signal

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The 'Wow!' Signal: One Man's Search for SETI's Most Tantalizing Trace of Alien Life
For decades, Robert Gray has been trying to duplicate the most surprising and still-unexplained observation in the history of the search for extraterrestrial life.

Thicker and heavier than iPad 2

February 22nd, 2012

iPad 3 in details …

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The iPad 3 Rumor Roundup » M.I.C. Gadget
The photos were taken at Taiwan-based LCD backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics' plant in Wujiang city. The shots are blurry due to tight security measures in the plant. So, the phot…

+Oleg Kiorsak +Dean Budd Inside preview of iFactory where makes iPhone, iPad and…

February 22nd, 2012

+Oleg Kiorsak +Dean Budd Inside preview of iFactory where makes iPhone, iPad and MacBook.

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Apple faces its 'Nike moment' as ABC Nightline goes inside Foxconn
Bill Weir of ABC's Nightline insisted that he should be free to go wherever he wanted inside Foxconn – and the company, and Apple, complied. By Charles Arthur

Quote of the day – People who are really serious about software should make their…

February 22nd, 2012

Quote of the day – People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware. – Alan Kay

Apple does not only make OS X, but also invents iPhone and MacBook. Microsoft does not only make Windows, but also invents XBox and Natural Keyboard.

When time turn to Google, beyond the Searching Engine, it is going to jump into the fashion world, inventing a "special" sunglass, a wearable computing, maybe run Android on it.

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