India is about to get a glimpse of what some call the “Armani of armour”. A special range of light-weight bullet-proof clothing that can not only protect you from a would-be assassin but also make you look good. It is the creation of Miguel Caballero, a Colombian designer, who first developed his bespoke range of [...]
Quick Synopsis: Verizon forgot to fill in all the information on its Windows Mobile 6.1 Phones. Which means after a short period of time they lose the ability to send emails and only fix given is delete the existing email account and recreate. But after a couple times that’s just annoying… especially for a bug [...]
…or giving the soldier an excuse to be carrying his ipod Touch on patrol. How To Improve Security with an iPod Touch… National Security, that is. The Firearm Blog posted photos and information about an iPod touch using a M110 rifle mounting system that attaches to a side mounted picatinny rail. It was designed by [...]
The defacto standard for medium format cameras is the Hasselblad. So it shouldn’t be surprising that NASA turned to them. But the article is an intesting adn sometimes indepth look at how they where used. The date was 20 July 1969. It is already a quarter of a century ago. Most middleaged people still remember [...]
Nvidia hired Jaimie and Adam from Mythbusters to explain the difference between a CPU and a GPU. In it they used a paintball gun (computer controlled) to paint a face. That in itself sounds cool… but the monster they created to compare to a GPU “painted” the Mona Lisa within milliseconds.
I had read with interest about a kid and his family fighting a speeding ticket by proving with a GPS they had mounted on his car that he was wrongly ticketed. What started out as a simple disputed speeding ticket has blossomed into a full-scale trial in Sonoma County Superior Court, costing both sides thousands [...]
The BIGGEST DRAWING IN THE WORLD is a self portrait. A lot of work and cooperation from hundreds of people allowed an artist to create an amazing piece of work.
A gang of Swedish criminals was seconds away from completing a digital bank heist when an alert employee literally pulled the plug on their brazen scam, investigators said Wednesday.The would be bank robbers had placed “advanced technical equipment” under the employee’s desk that allowed them to take control of his computer remotely, prosecutor Thomas Balter [...]
I love Seagate. They just sent me a stack of terabyte drives and they aren’t even my sponsor anymore. [Twitter / Scobleizer] Companies love advertising, even sometimes bad advertising. But in this case, they are getting a lot of bang for their buck… Especially if Robert Scoble likes the drives. And here I figured Western [...]
I was trolling along and I read a couple stories of servers that end up being forgotten. And I thought I’d share. Server 54, Where Are You? The University of North Carolina has finally found a network server that, although missing for four years, hasn’t missed a packet in all that time. Try as they [...]