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Terahertz Wi-Fi Super Speed Breakthrough Coming Soon...

Japanese researches have crushed the record for wireless data transmission utilizing the terahertz band, an uncharted part of the electromagnetic spectrum, resulting in 20x better performance than Wi-Fi.The band makes use of frequencies from about 300 gigahertz (300GHz or about...

Polar Bears + Not-so-indestructible Cameras = Pure Entertainment

The BBC's popular BBC show Top Gear collaborated with superspy James Bond's friend and co-worker Q to create not-so-stealthly spy camera gadgets masquerading as chunks of ice designed to spy on polar bears. One of the spy cams Blizzard Cam...

One Laptop Per European Plan?

Europeans will soon be able to buy their own XO laptop. The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization is planning to sell the devices via online store Amazon's European outlets starting this coming Monday. The machines will be sold...

Ultrasound Makes Virtual Objects Real

The power of ultrasonic waves has been harnessed to produce "virtual" objects in mid-air.The field of haptics -- integrating computing and the sense of touch -- has been around for some time, but has required gloves or mechanical devices to...

UK Bans Adult Video Games from Its Prisons

Life behind bars just got a little tougher -- adult prisoners in England and Wales are being banned by the Prison Service from playing computer games rated 18. (This is the UK version of "Adult.")Good behavior will allow offenders to...

Why Can't Vista See Clearly Now?

All that software development time! yet we have problems already springing up in Microsoft's new Windows Vista! Today's dilemma is all about speech recognition (more here from the BBC) -- truly a technology that would seem to be embraced by everyone,...

Can't Anybody Get a Gadget Right?

Hey, I'm not picking on Sony this time, but Nintendo, which is facing a silly Wii situation where the strap that holds the do-hickie on your wrist seems to break too easily. The BBC (aka "The Beeb") has all...

Nokia Gets Loud in Mobile Music via Loudeye Buy

Another titanic struggle is in the making -- this time in the digital convergence of music and the cell phone. While we all wait for Apple's mobile phone announcement, the established mobile phone companies are staking out their ground in...

That Was The Week That Was 11.11.05

Don’t know how many of you remember the great TV show “That Was The Week That Was” (also known as “TW3”).  Born on the BBC more than 40 years ago on November 24, 1962 (see www.bbc.co.uk for the whole story),...
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