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Topographic Fruit Bowls

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Yes, that’s right….If you would like a lovely geography-inspired way to display your apples, oranges and other tasty fruits, then check out these custom-milled wooden fruit bowls in the shape of 3D topography. They’re not cheap at 149 euros, but really, how can you resist the opportunity to have a mini 3D landscape on your […]

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More monitors…MORE

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As previously posted by Frank…Most at WVU would consider me mentioning something from Virginia Tech blasphemy at best, but here goes. VT has put together a 24 monitor set up that is just, well, a lot of monitors even in my mind. BUT, they have 12 linux boxes driving the monitors that can run Quake […]

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Pharos iGPS-500 – Engadget

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Along with the ultra portable announcements coming out of CeBit, Pharos has announced a new GPS receiverg  The iGPS 500 will be available in different varieties that include SD, CF and Bluetooth. Pharos iGPS-500 – Engadget

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GPS Visualizer

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Here’s a pretty cool free application for anyone heavily into using your GPS unit. You can upload your GPS data to via typing in coordinates, street addresses, or uploading a file, and this tool will output a map showing your route. The really cool thing is that you can output to a pretty decent set […]

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GPS Media Center

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Microsoft and VW are showing off an interesting prototype at CeBit.  It is car-based Media Center that includes GPS and will be a full computer including internet capability.  This dash and seatback mounted display looks pretty swank, but it is still just a prototype. Engadget

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Well it isn’t in the shape of a whooping crane!

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Apparently Microsoft has released the semi-final/latest word on their super-secret Origami project. It’s pretty much what all the rumors had said previously – it’s a “ultra portable” computer. The device is suppose to have around a 7″ touch screen and run full versions of Windows XP, abet optimized for Origami. Later versions are suppose to […]

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New Matrox external triplehead video adapter

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Matrox put out a press release today on their new external triple head video adapter.  As I may have mentioned before, I am a fan of ‘the more monitors the better’ scenario.  I am very curious to see how well this supports 3D graphics since their current Parhelia series just can’t keep up with nVidia […]

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Woman versus machine

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On Episode 2 of InDigital, an IPTV show/video podcast, in a review of the Magellan Roadmate 800, they pitted a host with the Roadmate against a host with her own knowledge of Los Angeles in a 2 stop race to see who could get to the stops and back to the starting point first.  The […]

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MultiTouch demo video is breathtaking

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OK, so our listener Matt pointed out a link to a blog post that includes a video demo of the multitouch technology that has been mentioned in a few places related to Apple’s patent filing. After watching the video I hearby declare myself a fanboy (thus making gushing OK)! The interaction in the video is […]