From Htcyou: Adobe’s MWC appearance revealed something big: only smartphones with ARM Cortex-A8 or faster processors will run Flash 10.1 properly. Also, 50Mb of free RAM is required, but all current Android devices have this covered; unfortunately, in North America, only the Nexus One and Motorola Droid have the CPU requirements, so this means that the HTC Magic (myTouch), Dream (G1), Hero, Motorola CLIQ, and other top selling Android phones will not be supported. More »
Nintendo has declared that its new DSi XL, which will debut on March 28th for $190, is also an e-reader. Apple’s iPad and iPod Touch/iPhone are breaking into the Japanese gaming corporation’s territory; the DSi XL is return fire that will a title called “100 Classic Books,” which includes works from Shakespeare and Twain. More »
From Girlybubble: Violence is never the answer, but does this even count?
“The Marshmallow Shooter is an excellent addition to the office arsenal, shooting calamitous confections over 30 feet. It is easy to fire and reload, making it perfect for quick attacks (or rapid defense).” (via ThinkGeek) More »
Back in 2006, a video was uploaded to Google Video that depicted several school kids harassing and bullying an autistic classmate. Hours later, the Italian police notified Google of this video, and the search-engine giant immediately took it down. Google then worked with the Italian police to find out who uploaded the video, and that person and several other classmates involved were sentenced to ten months of community service. The story, however, does not end there. More »
A few weeks ago, Google held the 2010 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Faculty Summit in Zurich, where elite academics gather for “technical presentations, discussions and networking sessions, all targeted at strengthening partnerships with EMEA’s foremost computer science thinkers.” If you have no idea what this vague statement actually means, you are not alone. More »
Designed and constructed by M.J. Murphy Ltd., Ithaa is the world’s first undersea restaurant (which opened in 2005) at the Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa in Rangalifinolhu, Maldives. The five-by-nine meter restaurant, located 5 meters under the sea, is encased in transparent acrylic, offering a 270° panoramic view to customers. More »
Samsung’s LD220G is a unique monitor. It uses Samsung’s UbiSync to connect a computer to it by USB, making the LapLift a transportable LCD, secondary display for laptops. At $240, the LapLift is affordable enough for frequent laptop warriors who would like multiple display set-ups. More »