Internet Social Media & Social Networking Technology

Netvibes Universe, embedded

Looks like Netvibes are planning something major, spaciously entitled “Netvibes Universe” which conjures up all kinds of notions. To celebrate this event, they’re inviting ‘600 of their closest friends’, which also conjures up all kinds of notions, specifically, beyond 100 friends, close or otherwise, could you name them all? Anyway, despite my previous glowing review […]

Innovation Software & Hardware Technology

Tech’ news in brief: 1 terabyte storage coming to a computer near you!

1TB drives getting ready to hit the streets “It seems the day of the 1-terabyte consumer hard drive has finally become a reality. Hitachi announced yesterday, just before the start of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, that it will be shipping a 1TB hard drive by the end of the first quarter […]

Media & Publishing Science & Physics Software & Hardware Technology

Tech’ news in brief: paper storage not worth, err .. the paper it’s written on?

Despite the sudden rush of interest in the paper-based high-density storage media technology proposed by Sainul Abideen, those with more numerically-oriented brains than this author seem to have poured water on the flames that were only so recently fanned by the expectation that such a technology could actually be real: “Despite technological advances in scanning […]

Communication Innovation Science & Physics Software & Hardware Technology

Paper data storage technique could put 256GB on an A4 sheet

Man has been storing data on paper for quite some time. So when you realize that we’re talking about the kind of data storage that computers are more familiar with than you or me, and being able to squeeze in over two hundred gigabytes of data onto a sheet of A4 paper .. now that’s […]