Daily Archives: April 8, 2010

Apple Cover Flow Patent

Apple Files And Obtains Patent For ‘Cover Flow’


In continuing Apple world domination news, the company now has a patent on the Cover Flow technology that started in iTunes and is now a system standard since the arrival of OS Leopard. Labelled Apple patent D613,300, it covers the appearance of the Cover Flow technology, that smooth scrolling through...

Mits 3DTV 82-inches

Mitsubishi Offering 82-inch 3DTV For Under $4,000


Mitsubishi is offering some interesting choices in the burgeoning 3D TV market with three newly announced models, including one huge set that manages to stay under four grand. Their 3D Home Cinema HDTVs are some staggeringly big DLPs with interesting features. The 82-inch WD-82738 has StreamTV Internet Media, which includes...

Gogo Unlimited WiFi

GoGo Offers Unlimited In-flight WiFi For $35 A Month


In-flight Internet is awesome — I haven’t had the pleasure to use it yet, but killing time or getting work done on those long flights is now an infinitely more enjoyable prospect. GoGo is making news today with its introduction of a monthly subscription plan for their EVDO in-flight service....

Star Wars Series 5 MIMOBOTs

New Star Wars MIMOBOT Flash Drives Fly In


It’s been about 9 months since Mimco refreshed their line of MIMOBOT Star Wars USB Drives.  Today, the company introduced five new character’s to the every growing list: Stormtrooper Unmasked (you get either Luke or Han Solo), Jawa, Obi-Wan Kenobi and R2-D2.  Each flash drive can carry a capacity ranging...


Gadget Rumor: 5 to 7-inch iPad Coming 2011


Why is it that when a new Apple product arrives there are ALWAYS rumors of a smaller or larger sized variant of the device?  Now word has hit that Apple is planning a smaller, 5 to 7-inch iPad to be released as early as the first quarter of 2011.  Have...

Desalination Plant Process

California Gets Its First Salt Water Desalination Plant


Finally, praise the Lord and thank God!  I’m not remotely religious but with announcements like this get me so darn excited.  What am I talking about?  California just got its first full scale seawater desalination plant.  For most, at least living inland that has no meaning, but for us Californians,...

Star Wars Night Light Lightsaber

Star Wars Night Light Lightsaber


I don’t know how many ways I can introduce another Star Wars product, but yes, here is yet another: the Lightsaber night light.  Much like a normal night light you plug it into your wall outlet, only this one looks and glows just like a real…errr…movie like Lightsaber.  And to...

Sony SoundMug-1

Sony’s SoundMug Is A Joke (video)


I thought Sony was all about getting smarter, not stupider?  The RDP-NWV500 speaker would have you believing the latter.  It’s a speaker system shaped like a portable, insulated coffee mug and fits neatly into your car’s cup holder.  Sony wants you to attach an MP3 player to it and blast...

Iphone OS 4

iPhone OS 4.0 Brings Multitasking (updated)


Reports are trickling in that iPhone OS 4.0 is bringing multitasking to the touchscreen handset.  Yup, this is what we predicted, as did many other sites.  Does it get any better?  You bet.  They’ve managed to do all this without impacting battery life or performance.  When the OS update launches...