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Entries from December 2007

Wireless power could unchain laptops

December 29th, 2007 · Comments Off

This story is a few months old, but it just came to my attention and I thought it was really neat. Scientists at MIT have successfully transmitted electricity through the air. In an experiment, they were able to successfully power a 60 watt light bulb from a power source two metres away. The team are […]

Tags: technology

Vista #1 disappointment of 2007

December 24th, 2007 · Comments Off

PC World has boldly declared that Vista is not all that Microsoft promised it would be. Alex and Kevin from Diggnation were talking about this on their show and how they just want the latest OS despite the sacrifices in frame rates for some games. I’ve seen Vista in action and it looks slick, but […]

Tags: software · technology

iPod price hike?

December 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment

You may be aware of Canada’s Private Copyright Collective, the organization responsible for the ridiculous levy on blank audio cassettes and CDs. Now this collective is lobbying hard for a levy on recording devices such as MP3 players, cellphones, computers, and anything you can record with basically. Their argument is that just because you can […]

Tags: politics · technology