Last Updated Friday, October 4, 2013As we see the use of touch screens everyday in our lives it is hard to believe that they were originally developed in the late 1960s. But it wasn’t until 1972 that we saw the first touch screen launched in a computer assisted learning terminal. Today we see them used […]
Last Updated Friday, October 4, 2013Toshiba is going to start selling portable hard drives in addition to laptops and DVD players. The USB 2.0 external hard disk will be available in capacities ranging from 100 GB to 200 GB – the largest capacity yet available in a portable, compact form factor. The device itself is […]
Last Updated Friday, January 14, 2011In what is sure to affect their stock ratings, Google has admitted to having a “phone project” in the works. Now, in typical google fashion, they are rather tight lipped about the details, and speculation has people guessing that they’re introducing their own phone to compete with Apple’s upcoming iPhone. […]
Last Updated Friday, January 14, 2011The invention of the Telegraph was not an isolated idea in history – rather, it was the eventual outcome of a number of scientific developments. To see where it began, we have to go back to 1825.
Last Updated Thursday, June 20, 2013The Mayans were one of the major civilizations (along with the Aztecs) originating in Central America around 1500 BC. They were an isolated civilization in that they had no contact with the other early people in China or the Middle East. Mayan inventions include a calander and a complex heiroglyphics […]
Last Updated Friday, January 14, 2011ASI has announced that it will begin offering Seagate’s encrypted hard disks on some of it’s laptop PCs later this month. This comes amidst growing concerns about PC security from the corporate sector – several high profile incidents have led to businesses seeking a more secure solution to portable computing.
Last Updated Friday, January 14, 2011While it may not seem like a big deal, the weather in space is actually something that scientists have to be extremely concerned about. With every major nation becoming increasingly dependent on satellites for communication, it is imperative to know what the weather conditions in space are like.
Last Updated Friday, January 14, 2011Better late then never, eh Sony? A short 18 months, which is an eternity in the world of technology, after Apple launched its video iPod, Sony is finally releasing it’s own version of a video walkman. Called the NW-A800 series, it will go on sale in Europe in April of […]