Minority Report science adviser and inventor John Underkoffler demos g-speak — the real-life version of the film’s eye-popping, tai chi-meets-cyberspace computer interface. Is this how tomorrow’s computers will be controlled? [Read more…]
Computer vision syndrome (CVS) is a temporary condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer display for protracted, uninterrupted periods of time.
Some symptoms of CVS include headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, fatigue, eye strain, dry, irritated eyes, and difficulty refocusing the eyes. These symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions or air moving past the eyes (e.g. overhead vents, direct air from a fan). [Read more…]
Dell surprised us with Latitude Z which claims to be the world’s thinnest (14mm) 16-inch laptop, and it starts at US$1,999. According to NYT,
But the most impressive feature on the Latitude Z may be the ability to check e-mail, calendar and contact information and to browse the Web via an instant-on software package.
Watch this video to find out more about Dell Latitude Z:
You can also read the review of Dell Latitude Z here.
I love this Microsoft’s upcoming tablet computer Courier.
Computer Repair Utility Kit is a combination of computer repair tools in one easy to use pack. The Computer Repair Utility Kit allows you to run all of the repair tools from your portable drive (eg. USB Flash Drive, External Hard Drive, IPod etc.) and comes with an easy to use, right-click menu. A must in any computer technicians kit. [Read more…]
If you get too many pictures on your harddrive, downloaded or photographied, from several different sources, it may happen that you have many duplicates. In that case you need a quick and easy to use program that finds and deletes all your duplicates.
VisiPics does more than just look for identical files, it goes beyond checksums to look for similar pictures and does it all with a simple user interface. First, you select the root folder or folders to find and catalogue all of your pictures. It then applies five image comparison filters in order to measure how close pairs of images on the hard drive are. [Read more…]
Have you ever worried about your hard disk suddenly spoiled? Your lovely photos, videos, and must-have documents are all gone! You better backup your hard drive at least once a month. Don’t wait until your HDD breaks. Here are five software you can use for backup (clone or copy) your hard drive. [Read more…]
HP plans to offer as an optional upgrade for some consumer laptops a new kind of lithium ion battery that charges faster than regular batteries and lasts three times longer.
Source: Computer World
Nokia yesterday unveiled the Nokia N97, the world’s most advanced mobile computer, which will transform the way people connect to the Internet and to each other. Designed for the needs of Internet-savvy consumers, the Nokia N97 combines a large 3.5″ touch display with a full QWERTY keyboard, providing an ‘always open’ window to favorite social networking sites and Internet destinations. [Read more…]
Today, two new infocomm learning hubs, called the Silver Infocomm Junctions (SIJ), are opened to further promote infocomm literacy among senior citizens.
This is announced by RADM(NS) Lui Tuck Yew, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Information, Communications and The Arts, and Ministry of Education at the annual Silver Infocomm Day. The Silver Infocomm Day 1 is a special day dedicated to senior citizens who embrace and use infocomm in their daily lives.
Silver Infocomm Junctions
The two new SIJs are located at the Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC) Multi-Service Centre in Bukit Panjang and at the Marine Parade Family Service Centre (MPFSC). These are in addition to the first SIJ set up last year at the RSVP Singapore in Bishan. The two new additions are part of IDA’s infocomm outreach efforts to set up eight such centres in the heartlands for senior citizens by 2010. [Read more…]