Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Transformers Movie Update

The movie has the largest military cooperation of any movie since Pearl Harbor and Black Hawk Down. Expect a Trailer on the Fourth of July.

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10hr Laptop Battery Life is Almost Here - Fuel cells to launch next year

Positive statements from laptop manufacturers like NEC, IBM, and Toshiba routinely suggest that fuel cell tech will be available within 12 months, but such predictions have generally been (to put it politely) optimistic. The dream of a ten hour laptop has been a dream deferred. Until Now...

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Friday, May 26, 2006

First screenshots of Nike+iPod Nano interface

Cool Hunting was at the press release and has posted some screen shots of the new Nano interface, plus some pics of Nike's new iPod-centric line of clothing that has extensive cable management built-in.

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Sunday, May 21, 2006

Canada leads the world in Firefox Usage

Browser World USA Canada
Microsoft IE 85.17% 82.47% 77.41%
Mozilla Firefox 11.79% 12.81% 16.00%
Apple Safari 2.02% 3.69% 2.61%
Opera 0.79% 0.67% 2.15%
Netscape 0.15% 0.26% 0.23%

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Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Introducing Macbook

It is finally here!!!

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Monday, May 15, 2006

SkypeOut now FREE for US & Canada!

Yes. It is really very, very free. There's no prepayment, no minimum use, no subscription, no monthly fee, no nothing. You just download and install Skype and then you start calling. Both the caller and the number called must be in either the US or Canada. There are no strings attached.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Classics like Paperboy, Sonic, Dig Dug, Coming to XBOX 360 Live Arcade

Microsoft wants you to feel young again and is counting on a blend of old and new to help make the Xbox 360 stand out from its rivals. MS announced deals with Konami, Midway, Sega and Namco to breathe new life into classic titles such as "Dig Dug," "Sonic the Hedgehog" and "Root Beer Tapper."

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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Do 15 Things to Live Until Age 129

Live to 129. "Take heed: Your lifestyle choices are very significant. While there is no way to ultimately defy death, that isn't an excuse to start indulging in vices and neglecting your health. There are plenty of ways to keep the grim reaper at bay � and many of these "secrets" result in an improved quality of life."

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RIAA: You Can Now Listen To Your CDs On Your iPod

From the how-kind-of-them dept: The recording industry has magnanimously decided to ask the government to change copyright laws, to allow people to rip their own CDs, so they can be listened to on other devices. Of course, it's ridiculous enough that the industry has to give its approval to such a move.

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Monday, May 08, 2006

PlayStation 3 Controller Loses Vibration

Sony has announced that the PlayStation 3 controller has lost its vibration functionality because it interfered with its sensors.

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Sony PS3 $499US version will NOT have HDMI port

Link is to a PDF document hosted on Sony's site. The third page lists the differences between the two versions. The cheaper version does NOT have Memory Stick, HDMI, or wireless.

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Sunday, May 07, 2006

Dogs trained to sniff out fake DVDs

Pretty funny story.
Two black Labradors have become the world's first dogs to be trained to search for counterfeit DVDs. The dogs, Lucky and Flo, have been trained to detect discs to help combat DVD piracy, the Federation Against Copyright Theft (Fact) said.

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Monday, May 01, 2006

Apple airs new ad campaign, touts immunity to virus threats

Apple is running a new Ad campaign in which they tout their immunity to viruses and PC's unending string of malware.

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