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Apple Science & Physics Technology

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Windmills in the Sky: “Australian engineer Bryan Roberts wants to build a power station in the sky — a cluster of flying windmills soaring 15,000 feet in the air — but is having trouble raising enough money to get the project off the ground. After 25 years of research, Roberts has designed a helicopter-like rotorcraft […]

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Review Technology

Product Review: SonyEricsson T610

I’ve had my SonyEricsson T610 at least six months now, and I have to say, I’m quite impressed. I don’t ask too much of mobile phone, I’m not into all of the ring tones, polyphonic tunes and the like. I have simple needs and I’m no longer a teenager, so I like to keep things […]

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Entertainment Technology

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Hollywood seeks iTunes for film: “At the Digital Hollywood conference–a three-day event that began Wednesday–media executives including Arrieta ruminated on ongoing hurdles to giving consumers access to unlimited films, TV shows and multimedia on a range of devices, anywhere at anytime. They agreed that issues surrounding digital rights management, consumer adoption, and simple and compatible […]

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Rants & Raves Society & Culture Technology

When technology and people meet

Originally posted on Always-On God is in the detail but the Devil is in the design. I recently attended a seminar, the theme of which was basically an investigation of where technology is going and if are we likely to keep up with it. Many things happened, many things were said and ultimately, society – […]

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Microsoft Technology

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Longhorn could be tough sell for Microsoft: “Microsoft managed to turn the launch of Windows 95 into a major event, with loads of mainstream press and consumer enthusiasm. However, subsequent releases have been considerably more subdued affairs, particularly the launch of Windows XP, which came just a few weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. […]