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Saturday, December 17, 2011


A hydrogen radio frequency discharge, the first element inside a hydrogen maser   
A maser is a device that produces coherent electromagnetic waves through amplification by stimulated emission. Historically, “maser” derives from the original, upper-case acronym MASER stands for "Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation".

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

WordPress Introduces Ad Program.

WordPress  has announced a program that aims to offer bloggers an alternative to Google’s AdWords for monetizing their sites.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Scientist rejects "faster than light" particle finding

The Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) tunnel, located at the CERN particle research centre near Geneva,
 is seen in this undated handout photograph.
An international team of scientists in Italy studying the same neutrino particles colleagues say appear to have travelled faster than light rejected the startling finding this weekend, saying their tests had shown it must be wrong.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Neutrinos still faster than light.

Example of subatomic particle

A new experiment appears to provide further evidence that Einstein may have been wrong when he said nothing could go faster than the speed of light, a theory that underpins modern thinking on how the universe works.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Tech Tools for Paper-free business.

The following services, apps and gadgets aim to completely eliminate the need for paper in your business in your everyday life.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Prepulse inhibition

Prepulse inhibition: preceding stimulus attenuates the startle response.
Prepulse Inhibition (PPI) is a neurological phenomenon in which a weaker prestimulus (prepulse) inhibits the reaction of an organism to a subsequent strong startling stimulus (pulse). The stimuli are usually acoustic, but tactile stimuli (e.g. via air puffs onto the skin) and light stimuli are also used.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

RIM unveils new OS (BBX)

BlackBerry BBX Demo with HTML5 - BlackBerry DevCon 2011

Research In Motion (RIM) today unveiled BlackBerry BBX, its next generation mobile platform that takes the best of the BlackBerry(R) platform and the best of the QNX(R) platform to connect people, devices, content and services.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

The Phonograph cylinder

Edison Gold Moulded Cylinder made from black wax, ca. 1904. The term 'gold' was 
a reference to the metal plated onto the master wax cylinder as the 
first part in the process of manufacturing the mould.

Phonograph cylinders were the earliest commercial medium for recording and reproducing sound. Commonly known simply as "records" in their era of greatest popularity (c. 1888–1915), these cylinder shaped objects had an audio recording engraved on the outside surface which could be reproduced when the cylinder was played on a mechanical phonograph.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Facebook launched iPad app.

Facebook has finally launched its official iPad app, after months of speculations and leaks.

Facebook for iPad, now available in the iOS App Store (update: it’s still rolling out), looks much like the version that leaked in July. The app is designed primarily as a consumption experience, which is why the app emphasizes photos. Photos take up the entire screen, and users can pinch to zoom in on them. Navigating through a photo album is done simply by swiping left or right.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire Tablet.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos unveils the Kindle Fire
Amazon has unveiled a colour tablet computer called the Kindle Fire.

The $199 (£130) device will run a modified version of Google's Android operating system.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Einstein's law of physics shattered.

Fired neutrino beam 454 miles (730 kilometres) underground from Geneva to Italy.
Physicists on the team that measured particles travelling faster than light said Friday they were as surprised as their skeptics about the results, which appear to violate the laws of nature as we know them.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Microsoft Presents Windows 8 Developer Preview

Steven Sinofsky, president of Windows and Windows Live Divisions at Microsoft, talks to thousands of developers about the Windows 8 Developer Preview during the opening BUILD keynote, Sept. 13 in Anaheim, Calif.

LOS ANGELES — Sept. 13, 2011 — Today at its developer-focused BUILD conference, Microsoft Corp. showcased a detailed preview of the next major release of Windows, code-named “Windows 8.” The company also detailed new tools for developers to help write applications for more than 1 billion people around the world who use Windows every day.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Facebook changes privacy options

Facebook users will be asked to approve any postings that they are tagged in
Facebook has announced a major revamp of how users control their privacy on the site.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Commercial Space Hotel

The age of space tourism might be closer than you think. In fact, if you have an extra $1 million lying around, five years from now you could be one of the first off-world adventurers to stay for five days in this orbiting hotel built by Russian company Orbital Technologies.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

World’s fastest plane missing

 DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)
A hypersonic airplane capable of speeds of 27,000 kilometers per hour and worth $300 million dollars is now missing in action somewhere in the Pacific ocean.

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Can Google+ "undercut" Facebook?

If it’s not obvious yet, Google+ is going to be able to “undercut” Facebook when it comes to game developers and platform transactions. Instead of taking a 30% cut of all Farmville seeds (or whatever people are buying), Google will be able to take a smaller percentage for themselves.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Faster surfing, Upgrade your Web browser

If there’s one piece of software on your computer that gets run ragged on an everyday basis, it’s your Web browser. With so many great sites on the internet for catching up on news, checking out videos, enjoying a mindless laugh, socializing with friends, or doing just about anything else you can imagine, our browsers have become a huge part what we do on computers.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Flying Car

A concept PAV (artist's impression)
Considering the prevailing congestion problems with ground-based transportation and the anticipated growth of traffic in the coming decades, a major challenge is to find solutions that combine the best of ground-based and air-based transportation.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

How to prevent your phone and voice mail from being hacked

In the wake of recent events overseas it has become clear that we need to be more aware of how important securing our phone and voice mail is. The hacking scandal in Great Britain has revealed just how easy it can be to break into someone’s voice mail – that is if they haven’t taken some simple steps to secure it.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Man Flies Like a Bird

Yves Rossy’s invention allows him to fly by attaching to his back a four-engine jet suit with wings, which he starts up after jumping out of a helicopter or plane.

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Video Calling On Facebook

Just click the call button at the top of your friend's profile or chat window — no need to launch new software. No answer? Leave a video message.

Sometimes an emoticon just isn't enough. With face-to-face video calling, now you can watch your friends smile, wink and LOL.

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Blood Pressure Monitors for iPhone & iPad

Now you can check your blood pressure using your iPhone or iPad with two products that make it easy — download an app onto your iOS device, put on a blood pressure cuff, tap the touchscreen, and soon you have a blood pressure reading that you can track every day. They’re quick and reasonably priced, but are they accurate?

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Google launches facebook rival

Google+ has been released for use by a small, selected number of users

Online search giant Google has launched a new social networking website in its latest attempt to take on Facebook, which now claims more than 500m users.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

How to check if your password was stolen

A website that lets people check whether their email addresses, usernames and passwords have been stolen in a cyberattack and posted online has been launched by an Australian who is a former IT security consultant.

How to surf the web anonymously

A virtual private network, or VPN, provides a safer way to use the Internet because it conceals your online identity. VPN software encrypts your online sessions so they’re private and confidential.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Now You Can Reach Out & Smack Someone On Facebook [VIDEO]

Getting frustrated with your Facebook pals? Now you can take it out on their profile pics with RageGage Connect, a goofy Facebook-aware USB gadget that you pound with your fist. Then you can post the grisly results.

Google Sites Now Automatically Render for Mobile

Google Sitesa service that lets you create and collaborate on a simple webpage, has just gotten a lot prettier on smartphones. Google has added an automatic mobile rendering feature to Google Sites for iOS 3.0+ and Android 2.2+ devices, as well as a mobile version of the Google Sites lists.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

How To Set Up a Brand Page on Facebook Without Needing a Personal Profile

As Facebook approaches the 700 million user mark, it's easy to take for granted that pretty much everybody you know is a member of the social networking behemoth's site.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

The first see-through airplane

Airbus has unveiled a brand new concept of their futuristic plane design targeted at the sophisticated travellers of 2050.

The new aircraft design is inspired by nature and mimics the structure of birds, and has walls that can become completely transparent exposing an un-obstructed view of the surroundings during flight, according to a media release by Airbus.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

10 Laptop Cooling Solutions

As the weather heats up for summer, we’ve taken a look at some laptop cooling solutions to help keep your portable PC nice and chilled.

Whether it’s a full-on fan stand or simply a pad to prevent your thighs from getting too toasty, there’s something for everyone. And with prices starting under $10, there are options for every budget as well.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

DNA computing makes logical leap

DNA computing is just one of several "biological computing" approaches
Researchers have shown off a "DNA computer" of unprecedented complexity, which can calculate square roots.

DNA computing uses chemical reactions to solve problems in which a number of DNA strands act as "bits".

Monday, May 30, 2011

Largest Telescope in the World to Rely on Crowdsourced Computing Power

The largest telescope ever to exist (on this planet anyway) is going to be the Square Kilometre Array. The SKA will cost about $2.1 billion to construct. Australia and South Africa are bidding on the project. What may give Australia an edge is the way they intend to handle the massive computer processing and storage demands of the array. Crowdsourcing.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

How to Remove Tagged Photos of You in FaceBook?

Have you ever been tagged in a facebook photo? While tagging is fun, it really think that it can also become annoying especially when I am tagged in photo that is not really of relation to me at all. It happened to me today, and immediately I wanted to remove the tag.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

10 fascinating Facebook facts -- and what they say about us

A study released this week revealed that 47% of Facebook users have swear words on their pages. A survey last week, meanwhile, showed that undergraduate men who talk about alcohol on Facebook tend to have more friends.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Track Your Stolen Laptop or iphone

Use Locate My Computer to get it back!
There are many "phone home" products or services designed to track down a stolen laptop and help authorities recover them, including:

Wi-Fi Hard Drive for iPad Movies and More

What It’s Good For: Now you can wirelessly stream movies, listen to music and view photos with up to three Wi-Fi devices at the same time.

Friday, May 20, 2011

World’s First Super Hi-Vision HDTV

Sharp and NHK are showing off the world’s first Super Hi-Vision display, pointing the way to a future where high definition TV will be many times sharper than the HDTV we’re familiar with today.

HOW TO: Get the Most Out of Google Reader

The real-time web is becoming an increasingly important source of news, but many users still prefer to receive their content the old-fashioned way: Through a steady diet of RSS feeds.

Monday, May 16, 2011

6 Reasons Why Tablets Are Ready for the Classroom

Since the debut of the iPad, tablets have captured the imagination of consumers. In just one year, the iPad surpassed even the most optimistic of projections to define a brand new product category and become the best-selling gadget of all time, and Forrester analysts project that in 2011, tablet sales will more than double.

Saturday, May 07, 2011

How to Save Searches on Twitter

Did you know you can save searches on Twitter? When you save a search, you can always come back and get the latest results for that query, without ever having to type in the same words. In one click, you can view search results for topics that matter most to you.

Ways to fix your failing resume

Rescue your failing resume with these five fast fixes and land that coveted job interview.

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Aeolipile:Hero engine

(An illustration of Hero's aeolipile)
An aeolipile (or aeolipyle, or eolipile), also known as a Hero engine, is a rocket style jet engine which spins when heated. In the first century AD, Hero of Alexandria described the device, and many sources give him the credit for its invention.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Gadget to help you type on iPhone


If you’re holding out for an iPhone because you can’t type well on its touchscreen, an inexpensive overlay aims to help you out.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Lasers could replace spark plugs in car engines

(Two or three lasers are focused to ignite
 fuel in more than one place)

Car engines could soon be fired by lasers instead of spark plugs, researchers say.

A team at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics will report on 1 May that they have designed lasers that could ignite the fuel/air mixture in combustion engines.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Your iPhone is tracking your movements

Since iOS 4 was released, iPhones and 3G iPads have been recording their owner’s movements. At least, that’s what researchers Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden claimed today at the O’Reilly Where 2.0 Conference in Santa Barbara.

5 Marketing Jobs Worth Paying For

Imagine a really nice wedding cake. Are you imagining it? Good. Now imagine how that cake would turn out if you tried to recreate it in your own kitchen.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

BeFunky Photo Effects

BeFunky Photo Effects allow everyday people to easily create photographically rich and artistic results from their digital images without the need for any technical knowledge.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Now you can select your own image as a background in Gmail

Ever since Google let us choose our own colors in the Gmail interface, we’ve been rocking a garish crimson motif, but there was something missing. Why couldn’t we choose our own photos as backgrounds? Now we can.

Saturday, April 02, 2011

How to protect yourself from data brokers

Every day a collection of companies and individuals search the vast universe of public records and gather information about you. They’re the same companies, in many instances, that advertise that you can find out who’s looking for you or get information on other people.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Google Launches instant message chatbot

Google has quietly launched Google Talk Guru, an instant message chatbot that can deliver search results and answer queries such as sports scores.


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