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Scientists Invent Cheap ePaper

Scientists Invent Cheap ePaper

Nov. 30 | Tweet Scientists at the University of Cincinnati have come up with a way to make cheap disposable e-readers on ordinary paper. Digital Trends today reported that the technology involved putting current through paper which would allow you to use it as...

WikiLeaks Blocked in China!

WikiLeaks Blocked in China!

Nov. 30 | Tweet It is being reported that China has blocked access to WikiLeaks. This leaves Wikileaks inaccessible in China which comes only days after the website released thousands of more new documents and diplomatic cables from the US government. China has...

Giant Extra-Galactic Planet Found

Giant Extra-Galactic Planet Found

Nov. 30 | Tweet Astronomers discovered a gaseous planet which is atleast 25 percent heavier than Jupiter and 400 times heavier than Earth. The planet reportedly orbits a star that started its life in a dwarf galaxy. The planet called HIP 13044b is believed to...

Ferrari Logo adds $10,000 to Base price of SLR Camera

Ferrari Logo adds $10,000 to Base price of SLR Camera

Nov. 29 | Tweet Almost everyone pays for brand. But how much would a brand name really add to the base price of a product. A few hundred dollars? How about $10,000? Hasselblad’s latest video camera costs about $18,531 but order the special edition with the...

Computer Identifies April 11, 1954 as the Most Boring Day in History

Computer Identifies April 11, 1954 as the Most Boring Day in History

Nov. 29 | Tweet A Computer programmer, William Tunstall-Pedoe, has calculated the most objectively dull day since 1900 and that was April 11, 1954. On that day a general election was held in Belgium, a Turkish academic was born and an Oldham Athletic footballer...

Malata T2 Android Tablet Now Available in Japan

Malata T2 Android Tablet Now Available in Japan

Nov. 29 | Tweet Another Android Tablet is being launched in Japan. The Malata T2 Android tablet is the newest in the breed of Android tablets flooding the market. The Malata T2 runs Android 2.2 and has a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 Corex-A9 dual-core processor which makes...

Apple Bans Android Magazine iPhone App

Apple Bans Android Magazine iPhone App

Nov. 29 | Tweet It is well known that Apple recently published its app store submission guidelines which lets developers see exactly what the rules are to get an app published on the app store. However CultofMac today reported that Apple has banned a new app from...

Google to Buy Groupon for $2.5 Billion

Google to Buy Groupon for $2.5 Billion

Nov. 29 | Tweet Today UK’s Guardian reported that Google is buying the coupon and discounts website Groupon for about $2.5 billion which makes it one of the most expensive deal this year. Google nor Groupon have not confirmed the deal yet. Yahoo earlier this...

A SuperComputer the Size of a Sugar Cube!

A SuperComputer the Size of a Sugar Cube!

Nov. 29 | Tweet Computers are getting smaller and smaller, so it shouldn’t be surprising if you run into a super computer which might just be as small as a sugar cube! Researchers at IBM’s Zurich Labs have reportedly developed a prototype of a supercomputer...

Russia to Clean up Space Trash

Russia to Clean up Space Trash

Nov. 27 | Tweet We had reported earlier how China was one of the countries responsible for large amounts of debris around the outer earth orbit which could harm other satellites and space travelers. Russia has announced last week that it will spend nearly $2 billion...