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 December 5, 2010 ·
Ah, the memories. Bill Gates, known for so many years to be (by far) the wealthiest person in the world, now has to settle for second place, because a Mexican tycoon came in first (and not by a small margin; Carlos Slim Helú beats him by over $8 billion).
Is this a sign that IT is yesterday’s news? Actually, no: Carlos himself is a telecommunications magnate, and while the top 10 list isn’t dominated [...]
Posted by Admin on June 7, 2010 ·
A car group in Tokyo recently drove an electric car 1,003.184 kilometers (about 623 miles) on a single charge, breaking its own record for greatest distance traveled without recharging.
The Japan Electric Vehicle Club has asked Guinness World Records to certify the event, held at a track in Shimotsuma, Ibaraki Prefecture, last month.
The modified Daihatsu Mira ran on a Sanyo lithium ion power [...]
Posted by Admin on June 6, 2010 ·
We have already seen iPad installed in the cars, and how airlines are thinking about adopting it as an inflight entertainment system for its passengers in the skies. And now a restaurant owner in Australia has found another use of iPad – to replace printed menus in restaurants with iPad-based interactive menu cards !
Yes you read that right! If you happen to visit ‘Global Mundo Tapas’ in the [...]
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 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 [...]