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Main » 2011 » September » 15

Take your average touch screen, multiply it, then combine both screens into one phone. The designers didn’t bother with the engineering part, however, so their concept has to be taken on blind faith that it’s awesome. According to the available concept illustrations, each touchscreen are independent wireless devices that can be separated or opened like a book. Wenhing Chou and Kok Keong Wong might be onto something.


Blessed with so-called twin-splitting transparent displays, the Space 3 phone (or Spaceeee–get it?) has no specifications or features worth mentioning. It’s a concept, remember?

This is the reason why design remains an appealing career. Designers aren’t often put to task for their creation’s lack of engineering. The results are sometimes startling, sometimes ludicrous to a hilarious degree. (No names though.)

To bother trying to make the Space 3 phon ... Read more »

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 292 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)

Apparently there’s this condition called Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (or EHS) that’s ruining a lot of lives. How? It makes its victims so paranoid around cellular devices and WiFi networks—believing proximity to such tech irradiates them—that they decide to opt out of society. Thus, WiFi refugees have come into existence. The almost too-unbelievable  part is groups of them have been flocking to a far away town for their protection.

 


The place is Green Bank, West Virginia where oddly enough humongous radio telescopes ar ein operation. It has become a haven for EHS sufferers and other WiFi refugees because it’s a certified radio free zone. It’s also rustic, isolated, and quite lovely.

The BBC have a great piece on some of the inhabitants who claim they have suffered from EHS and cellular devices. The victims claim headaches and mental t ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 223 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)

It’s only in the prototype stage, but the research group behind it are perfecting how to deliver sensation to video game players. They’ve started with the hands first and use vibrating devices to create the effect. Weird? Definitely.


The picture above? In case you didn’t recognize it that’s a scene from Mass Effect 2 where Shepard and this other guy are frying robots. It’s quite appropriate since the actual photogrpahs of this experimental sensation tech are quite boring. Watch the video below to see what we mean.

And the video:

Just a quick summary: In the video, the lady is explaining the research in brief. As shown, the actual contraption that gives the vibrating signals is rather clunky. But it’s feasible. As to whether it will ever hit the mainstream and shake up the gaming industry, who knows?


... Read more »
Category: Gaming News | Views: 246 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)

For starters, it’s a strange place for kids to be enjoying their solitude. But as a work of sculpture what Dietrech Wegner has created is a marvel to behold. A study in balancing lightweight materials with aesthetic sensibilities, the mushroom cloud tree house is an eccentric take on a boyhood institution, not to mention a towering display of nuclear might.


 

Further investigation has revealed that the artist’s message was to pose a contradiction. We’re not going to delve into the philosophical underpinnings here or whatever. Bottom line is it’s a nice sculpture though we’d love to see a lengthier ladder up to its entrance. The sculptor, of whom little is known, has inadvertently stoked our enthusiasm for post-nuclear imaginings along the lines of Fallout ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 335 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)

The first trailer for the new Max Payne 3 game currently in development by Rockstar Games has just been released and shows you a glimpse of what you can expect when the game is officially launched next year.

The game has been on the cards for the last eight years but due to delays its taken a little longer than first thought to get the game to this stage of development. Watch the new Max Payne 3 one and a half minute trailer after the jump in 720p HD.


Max Payne 3 is expected to launch in March 2012 for  Xbox 360, PS3, and PC gamers, but a specific date and price have not been released as yet.

Category: Gaming News | Views: 182 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)

We have already seen some Windows 8 running on the new Samsung Windows 8 Developer tablet, as well as running on an NVIDIA Kal-El tablet, and have even seen it running on an old Asus Eee PC netbook.

Now the guys over at Geek decided to load the Windows 8 Developer preview on to an EXOPC Slate, which you can see in the video below.


As you can see from the video Windows 8 seems to run quite a bit slower on the EXOPC Slate, not bad though considering the EXOPC slates specifications and the majority of the functions seem to work on the slate.

Source Geek

Category: Microsoft News | Views: 431 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)

NASA has this week unveiled plans to build the worlds largest rocket costing an estimated costing $18 billion and a successor to the Space Shuttle. The new rocket will be a 320-foot-tall Space Launch System (SLS) and will be the most powerful NASA has built since the Saturn V rockets.

Its hoped that the new rocket will take NASA missions behind the moon and maybe even to Mars. Watch a video NASA has created to unveil its new rocket project to the world after the jump.


NASA Space agency chief Charles Bolden explains:

"The The Space Launch System (SLS) will take American astronauts further into space than ever before. Tomorrow’s explorers will dream of one day walking on Mars,”

The new rocket is currently under development and will hopefully make a unmanned test flight in 2017.

... Read more »
Category: Techno News | Views: 206 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)

Mophie has unveiled a new battery pack they have just added to their range in the form of the Mophie Juice Pack Plus Outdoor Edition. In Mophie tradition its a new battery case designed for the iPhone, but brings with it some new features specifically useful outdoors as well as shipping with Mophie’s Outdoor Navigation application. Watch a demo of the system in action after the jump.


Using the GPS system on your iPhone the application and battery case provide highly detailed maps and a range of options to help you find your way, even if you’re offline.

The Mophie Juice Pack Plus Outdoor Edition is expected to land in stores during October with its price being released nearer launch.

Category: Future Mobile | Views: 230 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)

Yesterday we got to see a video of Windows 8 running on the new Windows 8 Developer tablet, the tablet which is produced by Samsung runs an Intel Core i5 processor.

The video below shows Windows 8 running on an NVIDIA Kal-El tablet, which features NVIDIA’s new quad core Kal-El processor, and as you can see from the video below, Windows 8 looks pretty good on the NVIDIA tablet.


 

We are looking forward to seeing Windows 8 running on tablets when it is finally released, from what we have seen so far it certainly does look interesting.


Source The Verge, ... Read more »

Category: Microsoft News | Views: 278 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)

YouTube has today launched a new video editor to provide you with a quick and easy way to edit existing and already published videos without the need to re-upload them. The new editor has been added in addition to the the existing editor that is currently within the TestTube labs area.

The new YouTube video editor includes 14 new effects which you can use to enhance your video. Together with other basic editing functions such as trim, rotate, brightness/contrast, colour temperature, and saturation. Watch the video after the jump for a walk through.


To edit your videos simply uploaded them as usual and press the "Edit Video” button to begin editing.

YouTube explains:

"We noticed a lot of the videos that were uploaded to YouTube could use some polish, some basic video editing,” – "We not ... Read more »

Category: Techno News | Views: 237 | Added by: amitguruji | Date: 2011-09-16 | Comments (0)