Saturday, July 31, 2010

MC2 Post 747 cnet Compares The Touchpads



Touchpads, compared: 
Apple Magic Trackpad vs. Wacom Bamboo





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Friday, July 30, 2010

MC2 Post 746 Google Earth Gets Rain and Snow



Google Earth Now Displays Real-Time 
Rain and Snow





 Real-Time Weather

TinyURL:  http://tinyurl.com/2buxdhy


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The Goodies Apple Showed Off

This Week



A Track Pad ?




Hiding In Plain Sight:

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Thursday, July 29, 2010

MC2 Post 745 The Kindle Is A Killer of Comp

 

Amazon Rolls Out Smaller, Lighter, 
WiFi-Only Kindle for $139


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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Intel Hits The Fast Track



New Intel Technology to Make it Possible 
to Download an HD Movie in a Second

 In fact, it is capable of transferring the 
entire printed catalog of material within 
the Library of Congress in only a minute and a half. 

The technology makes use of

silicon and light to achieve this incredible feat.




The Graduate:  

"""The Word Is Silicon Photonics...."  


To See How Intel Plans to 
Deliver This Mojo see:



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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Monday, July 26, 2010

MC2 Post 742 Here Come The Android Tablets



Android Tablets
Join The Party



Android-powered iPad-like 
Tablet Computer #1
Price: $147.50


 
Technical specifications 
and basic features:

* Operating System: Google Android OS 1.5
* Processor: ARM926EH-S rev5  * RAM: 128MB DDR2
* Storage Capacity: 2GB NAND FLASH, support SDHC TF card up to 16GB
* Display: 7-inch TFT LCD widescreen touch display (800*480 pixel resolution)
* Touch Control: Full size touch operation, sliding menu, functional icon dragging, Orientation Sensors w/ accelerometer, automatic steering display screen
* Network: 802.11b/g Wi-Fi network connection* Camera: 1.3-Megapixel
* Slots: Micro SD/TF card slot (support up to 16GB)

 
* Mini USB port
* Functions: E-Book, Office word processing, 

Document to go (word, excel, PPT, PDF)
* Software: Google Chrome Lite Browser
* Multiple languages supported





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Sunday, July 25, 2010

MC2 Post 741 Flipboard's iPad Web-zine Gets Cred


Is Flipboard A Glimpse Into A 
Brave NEW Magazine World?

 Not Everyone Is Happy About That Because Apple Is First Out of The Chute "again" with A Possible 
"Killer App" for their iPad.







Beyond The TAG RSS Scraping or Online Content Providers Like the Washington Post "Predicting" It's Imminent flop under the weight of its own hype, This raises the Bar for Content Delivery.



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The FlipBoard App raises issues
on ownership of RSS content on the
Internet and legal ramifications
of RSS feeds not dealt with before.

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In Other NEWS:
John Fogarty Gets Inducted 
To The Baseball "Hall of Fame" 
For His Song "Centerfield.

And The Queen Is Now
On Flickr At:
Link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/britishmonarchy/

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Saturday, July 24, 2010

MC2 Post 740 ComicCon Or SXSW West?



Is It ComicCon or SXSW West?


If Wired Covers it, It's A Happening.



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As Hollywood invades, Comic-Con 
Keeps Its Quirks

Shucks Even The Christian Science Monitor Covers Comic-Con.



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Also NYT Dips Its Toes Into Holly Weird 
in San Diego 
This weekend.

Armed and (Possibly) Dangerous at Comic-Con


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Friday, July 23, 2010

MC2 Post 739 LG Can't Keep Up with iPad Panel Demand



Yeah, You Guessed It, The Hot Selling 

iPad from Apple


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TinyURL: http://tinyurl.com/2eh6l6g

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Thursday, July 22, 2010

MC2 Post 738 Boeing Shows Off Commercial Spacecraft



Boeing Shows Off Commercial Spacecraft

To Go Where No Boeing Has Gone Before....


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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

MC2 Post 737 Biggest Star Ever Found



May Be Ticking Antimatter Bomb

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Named R136a1, the star sits toward the centre of RMC 137a, 
a crowded cluster of hot young starssome 165,000 light years away 
in the Large Magellenic Cloud, 
one of the Milky Way's nearest galactic neighbours.

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

MC2 Post 736 Wireless Hotspot Shootout

Gleaned from http://arstechnica.com





MiFi v. Overdrive 4G
Shootout



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Downloads and Upload Speeds

 
Longer bars is better

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Hardcovers Fall Behind Kindle 
Book Sales at Amazon


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Week in tech: This May be 
The Droid You're Looking For


Motorola Droid X


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Link: http://tinyurl.com/2fstabj


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Monday, July 19, 2010

MC2 Post 735 A Bitter Sign of The Greedy Times



Times Loses 66 Per Cent of Its Readers 
in a Month

The Cost of Murdoch's Obsession

Why Pay For His Cash Cow When You Can Get The Milk For Free?

Link: http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1723232/times-loses-66-cent-readers

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This Week's Best Apps For 













iPhone, iPad and Android

Link:  http://gizmodo.com/5590309/this-weeks-best-apps

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