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cloud storage: Google Drive and insynchq, Skydrive, Dropbox, SugarSync and my Synology… and Evernote

Recently everyone is providing cloud storage in the same way Dropbox have been doing it for a while. Last week Google started rolling out the long awaited Google Drive, with Mac and PC installers to accomplish sort of what Dropbox does, with the difference that they increased the free storage to 10Gb while Dropbox gives […]

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iPhone augmented reality translator

Word Lens — http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/word-lens/id383463868 download now on the App Store, and purchase language packs when you need them! Languages currently available using in-app purchase: – Spanish to English – English to Spanish Try the demo modes first to get a sense of the technology in action — reverse or erase Spanish and English words! Check […]

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Facial recognition… the future of Social Media?

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Sennheiser’s sophisticated CXC 700 earbuds tout three levels of noise cancellation

Sennheiser has a thing for trotting out< titillatingnew wares at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, and this year is proving to be no different in that regard. The audio specialist has just introduced one of the most fully-featured headsets we’ve seen in quite awhile, with the CXC 700 boasting not one, not two, but three […]

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Google body browser

Google has recently demoed an interesting WebGL application called Body Browser, which lets you explore the human body just like you can explore the world in Google Earth. Now you can try Google Body Browser before it’s added to Google Labs, assuming that you have a WebGL-enabled browser: * WebGL is available, but not enabled […]

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Holiday gift list for geeks

Wondering what to buy for a geeky person? Here is my list: Apple iPad (Great to consume content) MacBook air 11″ (sexiest laptop to take with you everywhere) iPhone 4 (the best phone ever, with the best camera) Time Capsule or Airport Extreme (the first if you have a mac to forget about local backups, the […]

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3D Video Capture with Kinect

By combining the color and the depth image captured by the Microsoft Kinect, one can project the color image back out into space and create a “holographic” representation of the persons or objects that were captured .

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40 People Who Changed the Internet

The world has become tightly connected since the internet. The web itself has replaced the practice of reading newspaper. Most of us now communicate through e-mails instead of paper and pen. We now watch networks or movies online, it has even become a wide business venture, so much so we can now make purchase and […]

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sixthsense project: integrating information with the real world

‘SixthSense‘ is a wearable gestural interface that augments the physical world around us with digital information and lets us use natural hand gestures to interact with that information. The SixthSense prototype is comprised of a pocket projector, a mirror and a camera. The hardware components are coupled in a pendant like mobile wearable device. Both […]

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CRISTAL

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Google’s Africa Strategy: Search And Trade Via SMS

Not only does Google want to organize all the world’s information, it also wants to make all that information available to everyone in the world. For the majority of the world’s population, that means making it available on a cell phone, and not a fancy iPhone or Android with a Web browser either. I’m talking […]

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Microsoft House of the Future

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New Amazon Kindle DX

Amzon just announced the new Kindly DX with a 9.7″ screen. You can already pre-order one at $489 and will be delivered in summer, when they release it. This screen looks like a nice improvement over the 6″ that they launched recently. It will be capable of displaying not just books, but magazines and newspapers.

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Wolfram Alpha

Will Wolfram Alpha kill google? http://www.wolframalpha.com/

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Spot satellite messenger

This is a very cool gadget. Basically a gps, with the particularity that has a couple of buttons, one to check in, so it sends communicates your position, and the second one for help. Same thing but you are asking for help. The beauty is that works everywhere, not dependent of GSM or mobile networks. […]

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