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  • April 16, 2013
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Remember back when SF movies used to feature devices with impossibly thin and impossibly flexible displays? That’s what I was thinking of today when I saw the latest project to come out of one of Fujitsu’s labs. Fujitsu has just unveiled a next-gen user interface uses a webcam combined with an overhead projector to enable…

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  • April 13, 2013
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Apple’s rumored iWatch has been getting a lot of attention lately, with many tech bloggers belling that the Jesus Watch must exist and it is coming and it will be glorious. I am still skeptical, but all the attention that has been focused on the iWatch has inspired me to go out and get one….

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  • April 5, 2013
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AT&T might not be quite the monolithic Ma Bell of old but they do still have extensive research labs, and one project they’re working on promises to replace the monotonous narration of children’s ebooks with voices that are more distinct and entertaining. AT&T held an AT&T Foundry event earlier today, and StorEbook was one of…

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  • March 29, 2013
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Carlsberg has been using humorous commercials to promote Somersby, their alcoholic apple cider, for several years now but it was only recently that someone hit upon the idea of satirizing Apple. The newest commercial for Somersby Cider features the opening of a fictional store which is clearly inspired by Apple’s retail stores: The post Somersby…

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  • March 29, 2013
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As you can see from the screenshot at right, Apple isn’t the only one working on a revolutionary watch concept. PlasticLogic, a company best known for their flexible, low-power epaper screen technology, has recently unveiled a new concept for a watch. This device makes full use of the flexible abilities of PL’s screen tech to…

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  • March 27, 2013
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Hiding a safe inside a book or bookcase is an old trope in stories and an even older one in real life, but here’s a new twist on the tale. One Lego enthusiast by the name of Blake Baer has built a scale model hidden safe entirely from Legos. His project was developed as an…

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  • March 19, 2013
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When Pottermore launched in 2011 it quickly grew to be the leading online community for Harry Potter fans (and even inspired numerous support sites and fan communities). The games, exclusive content, and wizardly duels has proven immensely attractive to the many millions of fans around the world, and next month Pottermore plans to bring that…

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  • March 15, 2013
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We just knew this was going to happen: In what I would call a near perfect fit for how the average Google Reader feels, some clever soul has made a Downfall parody video to express our anger at the imminent shutdown of Google Reader. The post Hitler Finds Out Google Reader is Shutting Down (video)…

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  • March 13, 2013
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Here’s something guaranteed to drive your nearby coworkers up the wall. Artist and designer Theo Watson has developed a new app that fixes the one least annoying feature of a laptop: it’s not noisy enough. Specifically, he’s written a free app that makes typing on your laptop sound like an old time typewriter. Check it…

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  • March 10, 2013
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What do you know about Proximity Sensing (wrt to tablets)?  If you’re not sure what this is then now would be a good time to learn. Chances are we’re going to see tech like this on tablets in the next couple years. I was reading up on Neonode when I wrote the post about their…