Palm Pre and iTunes Don’t Play Nicely Anymore

Apple just released iTunes update 8.2.1 and with that new update, Apple also made sure Palm Pre will no longer work with iTunes. Palm Pre works by “telling” iTunes that it’s actually an iPhone/iPod and apparently Apple doesn’t like that and they previously said they do not intend on supporting Palm Pre. The official description … Read more →

Congratulations, App Store – 1 Year Birthday

It’s been one year already, since App Store was launched along with the iPhone 3G. When App Store was first launched it came with around 500 applications and the next weekend they had already 10 million downloads. Nine months later, Apple’s App Store reached one billion downloads and had over 35,000 applications in place. No … Read more →

Grab Energy Out Of The Air And Charge Your Devices

You probably have tried it several times already, running low on battery – or maybe even empty – with your mobile device. Specially if you have an iPhone or other similar media-fancy device, thanks to all the power hungry technologies such as 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, big touchscreens etc. Fear no longer, cause Nokia is having … Read more →

Nokia: N97 Will Prove Superior To iPhone 3GS

Nokia N97The United Kingdom general manager from Nokia, Mark Loughran, is confident that their N97 will “prove superior” to the iPhone 3GS due to it’s better camera, lower tariffs and it’s “radical change in styling from the N96”.

Nokia is dubbing its new high-end mobile a “mini computer” with added QWERTY keyboard and larger screen, I agree, it’s one great piece of tech, no doubt about that.

But when Mark Loughran goes on saying “The new iPhone is an evolution rather than a revolution and for people trying to decide whether to get a Nokia N97 or an iPhone, it comes down to a decision on performance and value for money”. – well, Mark, you might be right. But what Apple does, and they do it good, is to make it fun, easy and enjoyable to use advanced features on your mobile device.

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Camera-like Fabric Developed by MIT

Here’s one to the wannabe-007’s. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institue of Techonolgy have come up with a fabric made of a “mesh of light-sensitive fibers”, that, collectively, act like a very basic camera. Those fibers can detect two frequencies of light which can be “forwarded” to, and processed by, a computer. Yoel Fink, an associate … Read more →

Robot-hummingbird To Spy On Enemies?

It’s no surprise that DARPA in the USA invests money in some very interesting, and sometimes weird, projects. One of the recent ones are are Nano Air Vehicle, or NAV in short.

Nano Air Vehicle is being developed by AeroVironment and is basically a hummingbird. Well, it looks like one, that is. It has wings instead of rotating chopper blades.

The prototype shown in the video below is part of the project that’s been ongoing for 2 years. It shows how they remote control their bird, though it only has enough power to be airborne for about 20 seconds.

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Venice adds (free) wireless channels

Italian city, Venice, with all the (water) channels, now adds wireless channels to their reputation. The city council has decided that all the citizens should have access to free wireless Internet. To achieve that, they have built one of the biggest wireless networks in Europe which will also cover the 7 kilometer long channel, “Canal … Read more →