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James Cameron Buys 50 RED EPIC-M Cameras

James Cameron Buys 50 RED EPIC-M Cameras

Academy Award winning director James Cameron has ordered 50 RED EPIC-M cameras. The cameras are a modular design and can be used to shoot in 3D, as two EPIC-Ms can be placed on the same mount and linked.

By On April 26, 2011 1 Response
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Wearable LEGO Minifig Helmet

Wearable LEGO Minifig Helmet

Lego іѕ perhaps thе greatest οf аƖƖ geek toys еνеr invented. Designer Jonathan Robson has designed something that is Lego, but is not made from Lego bricks, which is more than a bit strange sounding. He says that the comics helped him to learn to read so he set about creating something for kids today that would make them want to learn to read.

By On April 26, 2011 Respond
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Panasonic Gyutto E-Bike

Panasonic Gyutto E-Bike

Panasonic’s Gyutto e-bike has room for two, actually even three and it packs some nifty technology to make it safe for a trio. The kickstand activates a lock on the handle bar, making the front wheel rigid and to keep you travelling in the right direction up a steep hill, the 8Ah lithium-ion battery delivers some high-torque power assist, good for 36km on a single charge………..

By On April 25, 2011 Respond
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Electrically Powered Wall-E Chair Concept

Electrically Powered Wall-E Chair Concept

Supple is one such exemplary electrically powered chair concept that features spherical wheel for seamless movement in any direction. It is basically an automated, self propelled personal transport chair. Maybe, but they probably don’t move fast enough. It’s actually kind of like a Transformer, since it can be used in different configurations.

By On April 25, 2011 Respond
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The Best New Space Pictures

The Best New Space Pictures

Stars glitter like dew on a cosmic rose in a new picture of interacting galaxies, released to celebrate the 21st birthday of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the picture shows the mirrors being prepped for cryogenic testing at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.he space shuttle Discovery deployed Hubble into orbit on April 24, 1990 and the infrared telescope will be 930,000 miles (1,500,000 kilometers) from Earth and will work at temperatures as cold as -390 degrees F (-234 degrees C)…………

By On April 25, 2011 Respond
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Nation’s First Super Wi-Fi User

Nation’s First Super Wi-Fi User

Houston grandmother becomes host of first super WiFi hotspot and proves you’re never too old for wireless, the new network takes advantage of unused UHF TV channels to bring internet service to underserved communities.This working grandmother says she has mostly used the Internet in the past to check that her paychecks have been deposited and signed up to be part of a mesh Wi-Fi network several years ago, she was on the outskirts of the three-square-mile area served by Houston nonprofit Technology for All………..

By On April 23, 2011 Respond
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DC6: ICE Architects in Vietnam

DC6: ICE Architects in Vietnam

Partnered with Trinity and Associates, ICE architects have designed an architectural marvel named “DC6,” intended to be constructed near Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. This architectural marvel is the resultant design of a second-place winner’s ideas in an international structural design competition. It was awarded second prize for its entry in an international competition, incorporates time share units, residential apartments, serviced apartments and commercial programs in a 330,000 square meter facility.

By On April 21, 2011 Respond
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Ideum MT55 HD Multitouch Table

Ideum MT55 HD Multitouch Table

Ideum has unveiled new MT55 HD Multitouch table. It offers a large 55-inch diagonal HD touchscreen, and has everything built in to drive fully custom multitouch applications. The MT55 HD has an LED-backlit 1080p display, and can detect 32 points of touch at the same time, so multiple people can interact with it simultaneously.

By On April 20, 2011 Respond
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Origami Paper Based Handset Concept

Origami Paper Based Handset Concept

Designer Chengyuan Wei took apart a telephone handset and discovered that the important bits only took up a small space of the interior. A minimalist design for this concept inspired by the ancient Japanese art of paper folding that could in future become a reality.

By On April 20, 2011 Respond
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Shenzhen Interchange Tower Designed By WORKac

Shenzhen Interchange Tower Designed By WORKac

The Shenzhen Interchange tower, designed by WORKac for the Shenzhen Metro Tower, is a vertical city. The vertical building – ShenZhen Interchange – is designed to accommodate sustainability, connectivity and innovation. The ultramodern skyscraper allows diversity with the integration of office, hotels, metro and bus connectivity and shopping pedestal all at one place.

By On April 19, 2011 Respond
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ZEN Lamp That Needs No Electric Sockets and Sunshine

ZEN Lamp That Needs No Electric Sockets and Sunshine

Technologies are developing day by day. In modern times, people want that each and every piece that finds a position in their house should dictate a style statement. The tastes in the sense of decorating a house has developed to such an extent that every piece looks like piece of art with neat cuts and fine detailing.

By On April 19, 2011 Respond
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Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong

Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong

Construction of Hong Kong’s new Kai Tak Cruise Terminal has started with a special ceremony. The Chief Executive of HKSAR, senior government officials and representatives of the architects Foster + Partners and Dragages team, graced the foundation ceremony.

By On April 18, 2011 Respond
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GeoHot Donates $10,000 Legal Fees Against Sony at EFF

GeoHot Donates $10,000 Legal Fees Against Sony at EFF

GeoHot has reported on its official blog that he has given all his remaining legal defense donations (sum of $10,000) to the Electronic Frontier Foundation an organization that fights for freedom in the world of technology.

By On April 18, 2011 Respond
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iSteve: The Book of Jobs Coming Early in 2012

iSteve: The Book of Jobs Coming Early in 2012

According to ABCNews (via Fortune) Apple CEO Steve Jobs has finally agreed to participate in a book about his life. Simon & Schuster announced Sunday that “iSteve: The Book of Jobs,” will be based on interviews that author Walter Isaacson has held with Jobs and his family.

By On April 11, 2011 Respond
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Dish Network Wins Blockbuster

Dish Network Wins Blockbuster

With a bid of $320 million, Dish Network has won an auction for Blockbuster Inc. which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September and Dish bid beat out billionaire Carl Icahn and other investors.The deal still requires approval from a U.S. bankruptcy judge and allows the former movie-rental giant to reorganize instead of having its assets sold off by liquidators…………

By On April 8, 2011 Respond
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