Daily Archives: April 29, 2010

Siri Search App

Apple Acquires Search App Maker Siri, Suri Cruise Remains With father Tom


Apple’s gobbling up tech start-ups like there’s no tomorrow. Their latest acquisition (of an undisclosed sum) is Siri, whose virtual assistant app lets you find nearby restaurants and shops with voice recognition technology. In terms of why Apple bought them — Apple doesn’t have a native  application with this sort...

Apple Invisible Button

Apple Patent Promises Magic Invisible Buttons On Your Laptop


Apple’s patents are usually pretty interesting, even if they haven’t shown up in their products yet. So with that, we have the “Disappearing Button or Slider”, a patent that was filed a couple years ago based on the last-gen MacBook Pro that’s included in the patent images. Basically, the patent...


MSI’s GE600 Gaming Laptop Is The Thinnest Of Its Class


The trend with gaming notebooks lately seems to be small yet powerful, and MSI continues it with their ultra-thin GE600. The 5.9 pound gaming notebook features a 16-inch, 1366×768 resolution screen, Core i5 CPU and a ATI Radeon 5730 GPU with DirectX 11 support, all running on Windows 7 Home...

Video game violence

Boy Kills Brother For Turning On His PS3


As the saying goes, “guns don’t kill people, people kill people”.  Unfortunately, the same can not be said for video games, at least in the case of a 16-year-old Chilean boy who murdered his 18-year-old brother after he turned on his Playstation 3 without his permission.  The brother was stabbed...