Monthly Archives: March 2011

Daily Crunch: Feat of Strength Edition

x-Ar Exoskeleton Arm Lets You Lift Like a Robot: Indefatigably Gemini Introduces FirstMix, A USB DJ Controller For Noobs The Chevy Orlando Play-Doh Edition Hits London Streets The Kinect Earns A Guinness Record For Fastest-Selling Device Just In Time For … Continue reading

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Daily Crunch: Rocket Ski Edition

For Your Friday: Skiing With A Jetpack On Use A Body Cap And Some Foil To Make Your DSLR A Pinhole Camera Double Rainbow, In Your Room NES Classic River City Ransom Finally Getting A Real Sequel Nursery Rhymes Storytime … Continue reading

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Daily Crunch: Focus Edition

Dalby Announces Lighter, Sexier* 3D Glasses Wenger Titanium Tool Is Titanium Prism-Lens Microscope Captures Nine Images At Once For Multi-Angle Stereoscopic Viewing Lawsuits Allege Netflix Violates Privacy Rights All Over The Place More Patent Trolling, This Time Against Every Major … Continue reading

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WinZip releases new System Utilities Suite, we go hands-on

Most people know WinZip for its compression products, but with more and more people using Windows’s built-in file compression utilities, WinZip is expanding into previously unexplored territory with the new System Utilities Suite. The system optimization tool, debuting today, packs … Continue reading

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Torus is an impressive 3D Tetris game powered by HTML5

As far as Tetris goes, most variations look quite similar. You’re usually looking at a “wall” of bricks directly from the front. Torus takes that notion and throws it away; as you might have guessed from the name (or screenshot), … Continue reading

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WordPress enables new iPad-optimized layout for its 18 million blogs

WordPress has just announced the introduction of a ‘pure HTML5′ iPad-optimized theme. It has been automatically activated for all 18 million WordPress.com blogs, and self-hosted WordPress.org users can download and install the plug-in manually. The iPad-optimized layout, which was developed … Continue reading

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Carbon nanotubes used to more easily detect cancer cells, HIV

Cancer’s not slowing its march to ruining as many lives as it possibly can, so it’s always pleasing to hear of any new developments that act as hurdles. The latest in the world of disease-prevention comes from Harvard University, where … Continue reading

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Google Payment VP/Former PayPal Exec Osama Bedier On eCommerce: Major Change Is Coming

My old friend Osama Bedier now works for Google. This is especially interesting after reports that Google has partnered up with MasterCard and CitiGroup to test out an NFC payments system. It’s also pretty interesting in light of the fact … Continue reading

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Acer CEO and President Gianfranco Lanci resigns amid disagreement about company’s future direction

Acer’s board and CEO don’t seem to have been getting along too brilliantly lately and now the situation’s come to a point with the resignation of one Mr. Gianfranco Lanci from the company’s helm. In a press release just distributed, … Continue reading

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MeeGo and Symbian: How Long Will the Bodies Stay Warm?

When Nokia and Microsoft announced a partnership last month, many systems and app developers interpreted the deal to mean Nokia was beginning to turn away QT Symbian and MeeGo platforms. In essence, Nokia would be dialing into Microsoft’s Windows Phone … Continue reading

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