Posts Tagged ‘computers’

Got a new mac …

… well it’s new to me … so it’s a new used mac … anyway So I’ve always been a little curious about macs. I’m a self taught now I’m going to college for a degree since I like them so much computer gal; and here’s this entire computer culture that I have absolutely no […]

University of Calgary succeeds in building a neurochip out of silicon, human brain cells

Yes, I know I’m a couple months behind the curve on this one. I have to plead the state of trying to find Canadian news in the Union I suppose. I just wanted to highlight this because (a) it’s my hometown and (b) it’s damn cool research. University of Calgary succeeds in building a neurochip […]

Do you want to be an astronaut? There’s a game for that!

My sister-in-law will squee with joy when she hears about this … she’s kind of a space geek in amongst all the other geeky awesome that she is. NASA has released a 3-D space exploration game that’s FREE!! Yes, you read that right, free. Want to get people into space exploration and scientific careers … […]

How to Test Drive Android on Your PC Without Buying a Phone [How To]

My S.O. is a huge geek. I mean a bonafide gamer boi, IT professional, D&D; playing geek. But he manages to lose geek points in a major way every day because he still doesn’t have a smart phone. It’s not that he doesn’t want one, it’s just that the opportunities have been limited in the […]

Read any RSS feed on your Lexmark all-in-one printer

Read any RSS feed on your Lexmark all-in-one printer: “ Remember that famous expression championed by Sun Microsystems, “the network is the computer”? As the Internet gets more and more pervasive, that expression is becoming more true than ever. Case in point, Lexmark all-in-one printers now allow you to read any RSS feed on their […]

Microsoft hints at touchless Surface combining camera and transparent OLED (video)

I think we’re more than just a step closer to Minority Report style interfaces here courtesy of Microsoft. And here I thought Kinect was cool! Microsoft hints at touchless Surface combining camera and transparent OLED (video): “ We’ve always wondered whether Microsoft’s multitouch table would actually ever arrive, dreaming of Minority Report hijinx all the […]

Camp designed to win girls over to technology

 I would have loved a camp like this growing up … and we have to stop treating girls like science & technology careers are not suited to them. We know it’s not true anymore that guys outperform girls in the sciences & math … and these kinds of camps show off technology as fun & […]

Toshiba Launches Dual-Screen Concept PC

For everyone (like me) who was bummed by the news that the Microsoft Courier would never happen … Toshiba has us covered (or at least a limited number of us 😉 Toshiba Launches Dual-Screen Concept PC Toshiba Launches Dual-Screen Concept PC 3:30 PM – June 21, 2010 by Kevin Parrish – source: Tom’s Hardware US […]