We have heard about Google investing in green technology in the past, their latest investment is in a wind farm in the Mojave Desert in southern California, and the search giant has invested $55 million in the Alta Wind Energy Center. This new winds farm will be capable of generating 1,550 megawatts (MW) of energy, which is enough to power around 450,000 homes, and it will … [Read more...] about Google Invests $55 Million In Latest Wind Farm
Last week we reported that Acer was unable to reach its launch date for their Acer Iconia Tab A100 and needed to push back the launch into the second half of 2011. Acer didn't announce why the launch date had been missed, but it was thought the delay was due to hardware. However new information from a source close to Acer has now revealed that the problem and delays could … [Read more...] about Acer Iconia Tab A100 Delay Due To Honeycomb App Issue?
Cray has created a new supercomputer which has broken the current petaflop record and scales up to more than 50 petaflops of processing capability. The Cray XK6 is powered by Cray's Gemini interconnect, AMD Opteron 6200 processors, and NVIDIA Tesla 20-Series GPUs and runs a custom built version of Linux. The Opteron 6200 chips have 16 cores and there will be up to 96, … [Read more...] about Cray XK6 $1 Million Supercomputer Breaks Petaflop Record
If you are looking for a way to wake without waking your partner on those early mornings, then Lark's iPhone silent alarm might well be worth a good look. The system consists of an iPhone application and a wrist strap you wear to bed. Once you set your alarm wake up time it provides a silent and natural wake up, and coaches you to improve your sleep and can even enhance your … [Read more...] about Lark iPhone Silent Alarm
We know that Apple is working on a major update to their mobile OS, which is expected to be iOS 5 and launch later this year, with the launch of the iPhone 5, and now it is possible that the iPhone 3GS will not be upgraded to iOS 5. According to Eldair Murtzain, who is usually spot on when it comes to information on the iPhone and other mobile devices, the iPhone 3GS will … [Read more...] about iPhone 3GS Will Not Get iOS 5?
If you are an Evernote user you might be pleased to know that today the popular Evernote suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving, has rolled out their new extension for Chrome. The new extension has been design to capture the body of any blog post on any site. The new Evernote Chrome extension automatically recognises the layout of any website … [Read more...] about Evernote Chrome Extension Now Available (video)
Some of our reader will remember the Sanyo range of Xacti camcorders, Panasonic bought Sanyo a while back and they have now launched a new range of camcorders which are based on the Sanyo Xacti ones. As you will see from the photos below, they share the same design as the Xacti camcorders, although they have been given a new name and Panasonic branding. … [Read more...] about Panasonic Launches New Camcorders
These Sound of Light wireless speakers are also lights to allow for discrete placement around your home but still have the ability to use a power supply, combining both wireless speakers and light in to one. Simply screw the speakers into any existing light socket and the speakers disappear into the lamp shade. The lighting, volume and power functions, are then all … [Read more...] about Sound of Light Wireless Speakers
Sony is really going through the mill at the moment and their problems are mounting by the day, and today is no exception. Sony Ericsson's Canadian Online Store has now fallen foul to hackers, who have been able to extract details of 2,000 Eshop customers from Sony's Canadian online store. Sony has reported that e-mails, passwords and phone numbers of users were stolen. … [Read more...] about Sony Ericsson’s Canadian Online Store Hacked, Customer Details Stolen
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is due to go on sale next month, and now it looks like it may ship with Android 3.1 Honeycomb, which is the latest version of Google's tablet OS instead of Android 3.0 Honeycomb. When the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 was announced, the specifications included Android 3.0, but it looks Samsung has now updated its product page for the Galaxy Tab 10.1, … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 To Ship With Android 3.1 Honeycomb
A while back Sony Ericsson announced that they would be providing an Android bootloader tool for many of their 2011 Android devices, and now it seems that HTC may go the same way, according to a recent posting on their Facebook page. HTC have announced that they are reviewing the locked bootloader policy, after a number of HTC users made complaints to HTC, although this … [Read more...] about HTC Reviewing Bootloader Policy For Android Smartphones
It looks like Zynga is getting ready to file its initial public offering (IPO), according to a recent report by All Things Digital, and it is expected to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission some time this week or next week. Zynga was recently valued at around $10 billion when it received its last round of funding, although its price is expected to be higher when … [Read more...] about Zynga Getting Ready To File An IPO?