Daily Archives: September 17, 2008

Massive 100-inch Multitouch Table

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[GR]42lqqwo1hhw[/GR] When you’re construction project costs $60 billion – that’s a ‘b’ – you don’t skimp when it comes to impressing the potential clients.   That’s why Alzorah Development Company hired ‘Natural User Interface‘ to build them a custom 100-inch multitouch table to demonstrate the project in all the grandeur it...

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DirecTV HDPC-20 Media Center Box

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DirecTV, which has a Tivo HD in the works, is going all in on the DVR tip.  In short, the HDPC-20 is supposed to make it a snap to get hi-def content on your PC with DVR functionality and presumably an EPG.  The additional value adds are unspecified special features...

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CompuLab’s Fit-PC Slim is Tiny, Fanless, and Tiny

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CompuLab’s Fit-PC slim is fanless, wi-fi enabled, and did I mention really, really tiny? Measuring a mere 4.3 x 3.9 x 1.2 inches, this wonder of a mini PC features a 500MHz AMD Geode LX800, 256 or 512MB RAM, Audio I/O, serial port (with adapter), Ethernet, 3x USB ports, VGA...

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Gadgets At A Glance: Powershot SD990 and SD880 IS

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What is it: Canon’s latest point and shoot digital cameras Features: DIGIC 4 image processing for advanced face detection and motion technology, self timer, Servo AF, and self adjusting 3-inch (2.7-inch for the 990) Purecolor LCD II.  The SD990 has 14.7 megapixels and 3.7x optical zoom.  The SD880 has 10...

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Griffin Technology Intros AirCurve iPhone Accessory

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Griffin Technology introduced their AirCurve iPhone accessory today, which acoustically amplifies the iPhone’s preexisting speaker using no additional electronics.  It utilizes a ‘coiled waveguide’ and is so amazing, according to Griffin, that you’ll ‘swear’ it’s a powered set of speakers.  If you so choose, you can add a Griffin Dock...

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Gadgets At A Glace: Sanyo NVM-4370

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What is it: A 4.3-inch touchscreen GPS with features slightly beyond the norm Features: 4.3-inch color touchscreen, text-to-speech, Bluetooth for handsfree with built-in mic, FM transmitter to get your MP3s to the car’s stereo, input for camera, 7 million POIs, picture and movie viewer, input for traffic updates, text message...

Raon Everun Note For Under $900 Shipped

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Raon announced their mini-notebook earlier this month, the Everun Note carrying 1024×600 7″ touchscreen display and a 1920×1200 resolution. The tech specs show off just how much technology we can fit these days into such small spaces featuring an AMD Turon 64×2 Dual Core 1.2GHz processor, 2.5 hours of battery life, 1.3 megapixel...

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Chevy Volt Uses GPS To Adjust Engine Use

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The new Chevy Volt communicates with the GPS to determine gas use. Say you’re 30 miles from home and your Volt battery doesn’t have enough charge to get you there. The integrated GPS relays this information to the system and turns on the gas power until the batteries charge just...