Technology - New Discoveries, Research, Studies And Breakthroughs
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A TV tuner card that weighs 5 gm, measures 2.16x1.32x0.32 inches. How cool is that?
The ELSA Telebit costs only US $110, has an in-built as well as external antenna, uses very little power...in short has a lot going for it.
But readers in the US will have to just read and be happy, as the TV tuner card is for use in Japan only.
Life is unfair...at times. read more »
When I look at this pillbox, I think, "Wow. A person has to have every disease under the sun to need all these pills!" (There are four more compartments on the right side of the box!)
This fancy pillbox is not, you understand, for a week's worth of pills. No, this pillbox, with its fancy electronic reminder system, is for one day's worth of pills, and it tells you when to take them. read more »
Curious about who invented FM?
The tragic story of Edwin Howard Armstrong is an updating of the classic David and Goliath tale, as well as a cautionary account about individual creativity suppressed by corporate power misused.
Unless you're an engineer or a techie-type, you've probably never heard of Armstrong. He wasn't adept at self-promotion as were Thomas Edison, and Bill Gates, or any of the inspirations for the endless number of eponymous products and services out there. Still, he was the real deal.
For all the couch geeks out there- if you still don't know how to juggle eight remote controls at a time I have a very simple solution for you. A sleek and sophisticated Kameleon 8-in-1 Remote Control!
This amazingly sleek and sophisticated gadget is a universal unit that can operate up to EIGHT entertainment appliances at once. read more »
A malware creep into your computer simply because it is connected to the home network? It can happen. After all, you never know from where your son might be downloading stuff onto his PC which shares the same network as the malware.
The Yoggie Gatekeeper offers a centralized solution to this problem.Simply place the Yoggie Gatekeeper between the modem and the router and Wow! your home network is absolutely secure. read more »
Is your next great idea all dressed up with nowhere to go? Business plan in hand but no money in your pocket to get it off the ground? Now imagine the opposite problem...tons of money in hand but no one to turn your idea into reality. Ahhhh...the problems of a venture capitalist. Business 2.0 magazine is helping to bridge the gap between startups and investors by presenting 20 real-life ideas that venture capitalists are just itching to fund...to the tune of $100 million. read more »
Have you heard this variant of the anecdote?
"I went to see the Chinese movie, Curse of the Golden Flower, but 20 minutes after I left the theatre, I forgot what it was about."
Or this one?"We saw the film "The Banquet," and not only were we hungry 20 minutes later, but we had to see the movie again!
I used to laugh at these "jokes." Now... well, I'm a little sensitive about my memory. I can't seem to recall the names of movies, the stars, even the plots of movies I've seen recently...and these movies were not even Chinese!