Monday: November 14, 2011
- Engadget's thorough review of the brand new Kindle Fire tablet from Amazon.
Engadget covers everything here from the packaging to the performance of Amazon's first real entry into the tablet field. Engadget hails the device as quite an achievement at it's current price point ($200) but they do knock the device some by saying that it can't compete with 'normal' tablets that are currently on the market in some key factors.
Thursday: July 7, 2011
- You may be charging your next Apple device a little differently according to latest rumors.
In yet another report of a report, the Wall Street Journal points to a rumor that Apple may be experimenting with charging via induction for their future iPhones. Makes sense, the new iOS software essentially cuts the cord in terms of syncing (of which I am very excited for) so it would be safe to assume that eventually they would want to cut the power cord as well.
Monday: March 15, 2010
- This time around Apple says if your iPad battery fails, you get a brand new iPad.
Sure, it's a minor inconvenience when the battery in your Apple device won't hold a charge but in this case at least you'll be getting an entirely new device when and if it actually fails. The swap will set you back $99 bucks (plus shipping).
Wednesday: March 10, 2010
- It's probably not a smart idea to throw hot coffee at a parking enforcement official.
The next time you happen to witness the writing of a ticket on a vehicle you happen to own and find yourself agitated with coffee in hand - remember this little article. As it turns out, tossing a cup of hot liquid substance at a person of authority can in fact land you with an assault and battery charge. Who knew?
Friday: January 8, 2010
- Your cell phone may one day be powered via carbonated beverage.
The designer claims his sugar-based bio-battery lasts up to four times longer than a fully charged lithium battery and is much easier to recharge: just pour some more sweet fuel.
Monday: June 29, 2009
- Are sealed-in laptop batteries a good idea?
I lean towards no.
Thursday: October 12, 2006
The original punch line was 'exchange server is down' which got no laughs. Current punchline got a chuckle and was declared the winner.