Daily Archives: June 29, 2012

Making Saltwater Drinkable is Graphene’s Latest Miracle

All signs point towards graphene being the supermaterial that pushes humanity into the future we’ve been dreaming of. Fromimpossibly fast transistors to curing foot odor, there’s seemingly no limit to Graphene’s potential. Converting saltwater to potable water in the most efficient manner possible is … Continue reading

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Comcast fine: FCC issues $800,000 broadband fine

Cable companies just love to sell bundled services for one important reason — it makes them buckets of money — but Comcast last year made an agreement with the Federal Communications Commission that it would actively promote an affordable standalone broadband option … Continue reading

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RIM Microsoft Windows switch rumor

  Things have gotten so bad for RIM that the company is willing to look at Nokia’s strategy for guidance,Reuters reports. Citing unnamed sources, Reuters says that RIM’s board is under enormous pressure to make drastic changes to its business model, which may include selling … Continue reading

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Pentagon starts Phoenix trial to harvest defunct satellites, MacGyver new ones from orbit — Engadget

The Phoenix Frankenprogram to harvest the corpses of expired satellites and cobble together new ones seemed like one of DARPA’s more daft ideas, but this one has actually kicked off its first phase of development. The plan is to first … Continue reading

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Google Drive for iOS hands-on — Engadget

It’s an exciting time when two worlds collide, especially for iOS users that have an affection for Google services. The head honchos in Mountain View took to the stage at Moscone West today and announced two programs were going to … Continue reading

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Google Chrome for iPhone hands-on — Engadget

Today’s Google I/O keynote was, as expected, all about the Chrome. Easily one of the biggest among the company’s laundry list of announcements surrounding the browser-turned-operating-system has to be its arrival on iOS, bringing the functionality that an ever-growing number … Continue reading

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RIM announces Q1 earnings: $518 million net loss, 5,000 job cuts, BB10 not due until Q1 2013 — Engadget

The last quarter has been about as rough as they come for RIM, and it’s now detailed just how things stacked up in terms of hard numbers. For the first quarter of its 2013 fiscal year, the company brought in … Continue reading

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Hands On With Chrome for iOS

At day two of I/O, Google repeated pretty much the same keynote, but it also finally announced Chrome for iOS. After a tortuous wait, it’s landed in the App Store this afternoon, and I spent some time using it. And … Continue reading

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Movie Theaters Should Be Like This

I love this movie theater layout. It would be my favorite theater ever. Wait, no. My favorite movie theater would have seats that would open into a pit full of hungry Great White sharks in the case people talked out … Continue reading

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Scientists Invent Mind-Reading System That Lets You Type With Your Brain

Researchers have invented a mind-reading system that, for the first time in history, allows any person to type words and phrases letter by letter, just by thinking. It all occurs in real time, without moving a single muscle or uttering … Continue reading

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