Posted by Admin on December 9, 2010 ·
Lets take a tour through the decades to explore how consumer technology has changed over the years.
Then: The Blicksenderfer Manufacturing Company produced the first electric typewriter in 1902. Typewriters didn’t reach mass market until much later — when IBM released the Electric Typewriter Model 01 in 1935. Generation X learned to type on a variation of this model until [...]
Posted by Admin on November 28, 2010 ·
Knowing what gifts to buy teens can be a tough call — after all, what was such a hit just a few months ago can become a big miss overnight.
A teen-friendly gadget is a good bet, though, as it’s a functional item that will prove useful, and if you’re lucky, even educational.
While we wouldn’t dare to suggest anything as personal as choice of phone, portable media player or even gaming device [...]
Posted by Admin on September 5, 2010 ·
The British thinker John Ruskin groused in the mid-1800s, “Modern traveling is not traveling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel.” More than 100 years later, getting from point A to point B is still a cramped affair (hello, reclining airplane neighbor!). But, happily, we now live in an age of mobility and connectivity, and even as [...]
Posted by Admin on June 11, 2010 ·
Orange teamed up with GotWind to develop the Orange Power Wellies.
The company’s new eco-friendly device can produce electricity by harnessing the heat from your feet. The generated power is then used tocharge cell phones.
In order to obtain power for an hour of talk time on your phone, you will need to stomp in these Orange Power Wellies for about 12 hours. The hotter are your feet the more [...]
Posted by Admin on May 30, 2010 ·
10. Giovannoni Timesphere
At $150, the Giovannoni Timesphere is a nifty alarm clock that is capable of projecting the time onto any surface via a wireless orb.
9. BenQ Wall Scanner
BenQ has unveiled a new type of scanner which can be hung on a wall (2cm – 9cm wide) via a hook to scan large posters or other images — horizontally/vertically depending on their thickness.
Posted by Admin on May 22, 2010 ·
Ply Cell Phone Concept
Ply’s name is taken from the design of multilayered plywood, and each layer has its own very distinct function, ranging from a photo printer to game controller to mini digital projector
Leaf Cell Phone Concept
Leaf has a unique natural design reminiscent of a leaf in spring. The eco plastics provide sensational haptics and substantial convenience. The invisible OLED display [...]
Posted by Admin on May 20, 2010 ·
MacBook Pro 15-inch
Apple’s flat-topped island-style keyboard is the same one the company has used on the previous couple of generations of the MacBook Pro.
HP Mini 5102
We were concerned when HP ditched its closely packed, wide, flat Netbook keys for a redesigned island-style keyboard.
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge / x100e
The ThinkPad Edge represents a new direction for Lenovo: a redesigned [...]
Posted by Admin on May 2, 2010 ·
A research on e-waste has shown up the statement Developing nations to produce more e-waste than developed ones by 2016 to be true!
The study foresees in 2030 developing countries discarding 400 million – 700 million obsolete personal computers per year compared to 200 million – 300 million in developed countries.
Eric Williams and colleagues cite a dramatic increase in ownership of PCs [...]
Posted by Admin on May 1, 2010 ·
Nokia has revealed its first handset to run the open source Symbian 3 operating system (OS), the new flagship N8.
Symbian might currently be the world’s most popular mobile OS, but the Finnish manufacturer is clearly concerned about the onward march of Google’s Android platform. The launch of the open source Symbian 3 is a direct retaliation and will present programmers and developers with [...]