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