Category Archives : Technology

Touch screens are now everywhere

The Samsung Omnia smartphone uses a touch screen

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 […]

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Toshiba to start selling portable hard drives

Toshiba 200GB Portable HDD

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 […]

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Google Developing Its Own Phone?

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. […]

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Mayan Inventions

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 […]

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Seagate Encrypting Hard Drives Offered By ASI

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.

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Does Space Have Weather?

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.

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Sony Creating Video Walkman To Rival iPod

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 […]

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