Quite by accident, Washington State University researchers have achieved a 400-fold increase in the electrical conductivity of a crystal simply by exposing it to light. The effect, which lasted for days after the light was turned off, could dramatically improve the performance of devices like computer chips. Continue reading
In the paper Instant Inkjet Circuits: Lab-Based Inkjet Printing To Support Rapid Prototyping Of Ubicomp Devices researchers Yoshihiro Kawahara of the University of Tokyo, Steve Hodges of Microsoft Research and Benjamin Cook, Cheng Zhang and Gregory Abowd of the Georgia Institute of Technology discuss this innovative and low-cost method of electrical prototyping. Continue reading
Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced the company’s groundbreaking XSense® flexible touch sensor has achieved Windows® 8 certification as part of a customer’s system, ensuring the innovative touch material addresses the rapidly expanding markets for Windows 8 smartphones, tablets, Ultrabooks and other PC and consumer devices.
We added a Multi-OS section, with one of the best pieces of software I think I’ve seen come along for a while now. PREY – Prey lets you keep track of your laptop, phone and tablet whenever missing, whether you’re in town or abroad. Open source, proven software with hundreds of documented recoveries all around the world.
DESCRIPTION: Network Core Upgrade
START TIME: Sunday, November 10, 09:00PM CST
ESTIMATED END TIME: Sunday, November 10, 11:59PM CST
IMPACT: Multiple instances of 5-10 minutes of packet loss
Over the past several weeks, a handful of frantic Microsoft Windows users have written in to ask what they might do to recover from PC infections from “CryptoLocker,” the generic name for an increasingly prevalent and nasty strain of malicious software that encrypts your files until you pay a ransom. Unfortunately, the answer for these folks is usually either to pay up or suck it up. This post offers a few pointers to help readers avoid becoming the next victim. Continue reading
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Google brings automatic voice search to computers running Chrome http://wp.me/p3wmuX-1eG
Bridgestone’s Airless tires nearly ready for your Car. http://wp.me/p3wmuX-1eB