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Fujitsu Develops Secure USB Memory Device Featuring Automatic Data-Erase Function

Fujitsu Develops Secure USB Memory Device Featuring Automatic Data-Erase Function

Electronics / Hardware

created Apr 17, 2009 | popularity 4.8 / 5 (4) | comments 0

Fujitsu Laboratories today announced the development of two new technologies designed to prevent the unwanted disclosure of data from lost universal serial bus (USB) memory devices and prevent uploads to file-sharing ...


Zune HD

Microsoft's Zune HD Leaked

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created Apr 15, 2009 | popularity 1.6 / 5 (5) | comments 3

(PhysOrg.com) -- It looks like Microsoft's Zune HD player will be a strong competition for Apple's iPod Touch. Uunconfirmed technical specifications of Microsoft's Zune HD player have now emerged and the new ...


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An Achilles' heel for Wii's popularity?

Electronics / Consumer & Gadgets

created Apr 15, 2009 | popularity 2.4 / 5 (5) | comments 2

Awhile back, I had questioned the staying power of Nintendo's Wii. An almost ridiculous notion considering the eye-popping sales numbers the console continues to enjoy. Selling more than 750,000 units in ...




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I, robot _ and gardener: MIT droids tend plants (AP)

I, robot -- and gardener: MIT droids tend plants

Electronics / Robotics

created Apr 10, 2009 | popularity 5 / 5 (3) | comments 4

(AP) -- These gardeners would have green thumbs - if they had thumbs.


Leading-edge data analytics and visualization enable breakthrough science

Leading-edge data analytics and visualization enable breakthrough science

Electronics / Hardware

created Apr 10, 2009 | popularity 4 / 5 (3) | comments 0

(PhysOrg.com) -- Most science research programs that run on high-performance computers like the IBM Blue Gene/P Intrepid at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) generate enormous quantities of ...



ASUS Eee PC 1000HE

How much netbook can you get for $400?

Electronics / Consumer & Gadgets

created Apr 09, 2009 | popularity 4.5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

The hottest segment of the computer market right now is not fancy new Apple laptops or PC gaming machines. It's tiny laptops with older operating systems, cramped keyboards and designs that look like they ...


Google Android G1 Phone

Few Android phones ... yet

Electronics / Consumer & Gadgets

created Apr 09, 2009 | popularity 2 / 5 (2) | comments 0

We were told to expect them. Over the last few weeks the Web has been awash with speculation that many handset makers would unveil competitors to the G1, the first mobile phone to operate on Google's Android ...


iPod speakers: New offerings cute, compact, colorful

Electronics / Consumer & Gadgets

created Apr 09, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

So many iPod speaker systems are available that finding the "best" could take a year. But you can sort speaker systems by style or function, so today's theme is cute and portable.


Send chills up your microphone with an Icicle

Electronics / Consumer & Gadgets

created Apr 09, 2009 | popularity 3 / 5 (1) | comments 0

One of the really great computer applications is the ability to record audio and save it to a digital file. One of the more interesting recording applications these days are podcasts. Making a podcast is fairly straightforward. ...


Apple's iPhone 3G

Skype on the iPhone: Worth the download

Electronics / Consumer & Gadgets

created Apr 08, 2009 | popularity 3.5 / 5 (4) | comments 0

When I first heard about Skype coming out on the iPhone, A LOT of stuff went through my mind:


Epson Artisan 800 printer

Gadgets: Epson Artisan 800 printer does it all

Electronics / Consumer & Gadgets

created Apr 08, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

The Epson Artisan 800 5-in-1 printer (copy, fax, printing, scanning and Wi-Fi) is so good you almost wish it were a 50-in-1.


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Group protests Kindle e-reader's read-aloud limits

Electronics / Consumer & Gadgets

created Apr 07, 2009 | popularity 1 / 5 (2) | comments 1

(AP) -- A group representing the blind and other people with disabilities protested limitations to the new read-aloud feature on Amazon.com Inc.'s latest Kindle electronic reader Tuesday, arguing that the ...


The new Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) are packed and ready to go on sale after midnight in 2007 at the Sony Center in Berlin

Sony PS3 tops Nintendo Wii in Japan in March: survey

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created Apr 07, 2009 | popularity 5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

Sony has been given a vital boost in the battle for the multibillion-dollar video game industry, with a survey showing its PlayStation 3 outsold Nintendo's Wii in Japan for the first time in 16 months.


DSi adds cameras, downloads to Nintendo's portable (AP)

DSi adds cameras, downloads to Nintendo's portable

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created Apr 07, 2009 | popularity 1 / 5 (1) | comments 2

(AP) -- When Nintendo introduced its portable DS system in 2004, many longtime fans were skeptical. Its innovations - the dual screens, the stylus-based controls, the built-in microphone - seemed gimmicky. ...


US wireless carrier T-Mobile

T-Mobile plans Android-based home devices: Times

Electronics / Consumer & Gadgets

created Apr 06, 2009 | popularity 2 / 5 (1) | comments 1

US wireless carrier T-Mobile plans to make a push into the home with communications devices that will run on Google's Android open-source software, The New York Times reported on Monday.


Nokia E75

Nokia E75 begins shipping

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created Apr 06, 2009 | popularity 2.5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

The Nokia E75 has arrived in stores. The new arrival is the first device to ship with the new email user interface, offering full desktop email functionality, and complete integration of Nokia's email and ...


A "Child-robot with Biomimetic Body" or CB2,

Japan child robot mimicks infant learning

Electronics / Robotics

created Apr 05, 2009 | popularity 3.9 / 5 (34) | comments 18

The creators of the Child-robot with Biomimetic Body, or CB2, say it's slowly developing social skills by interacting with humans and watching their facial expressions, mimicking a mother-baby relationship.


Robot scientist becomes first machine to discover new scientific knowledge

Electronics / Robotics

created Apr 02, 2009 | popularity 4.1 / 5 (28) | comments 17

Scientists have created a Robot Scientist which the researchers believe is the first machine to have independently discovered new scientific knowledge. The robot, called Adam, is a computer system that fully automates the ...