Archive for March, 2008

NVIDIA Quad SLI not as good as anticipated

NVIDIA Quad SLI not as good as anticipated

I know that when the first iteration of Quad SLI came out, it was the hot thing. Every boutique PC manufacturer was clamoring for the ability to offer it, and the few that got it sold those things like hotcakes, these days however, things aren’t going so well on the Quad SLI front.

Windows Mobile 6.1 coming for you on April Fools Day

Windows Mobile 6.1 coming for you on April Fools Day

Do you remember that semi-formal roadmap we saw not too long ago that pretty much stated that Microsoft had seen the error of their mobile ways and with 6.1 they were going to fix a lot of things and make a move towards higher useability? Well I don’t know if that’s come true or not, but word is that we’ll find out on April 1st.

Supposedly April 1st is the release date for the new version of Windows Mobile which is rumored to include a newer, better, web browser that allows for zoom and scrolling with ease. It also will offer up a more Vista-like UI, copy/paste from IE, new fonts, a task manage more similar to its desktop siblings, WiFi indicator, and auto-configure in ActiveSync for your email.

The Chinese Government Unblocked BBC News Site? All stories are accessible

The Chinese Government Unblocked BBC News Site? All stories are accessible

Information superhighway is just not the same when censorship comes to play; China has been blocking many websites in order to “shield” its people from being exposed to the outspoken world.

China has been nicknamed “The Great Firewall of China” for frequently controlling the Internet content availability to its people, that includes entries on BBC News website.

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UK girls create disappearing nail polish

UK girls create disappearing nail polish

Anyone who grew up in a school with uniforms and harsh restrictions might find this product intriguing. I myself went to catholic school until Jr. High, luckily I escaped the evil nuns after that or I'd have spent my teen years in gray plaid skirts. Which anyone that knows me these days knows that me in that little color is not going to happen. I'd have spent my days in detention, pushing the rules. However, a few girls in the UK decided to be smart about their pushing of the rules.

Nihon Uni releases a stab-proof T-shirt

Nihon Uni releases a stab-proof T-shirt

Anyone who read or watched The Lord of the Rings might have found themselves envious of Frodo's Mithril shirt that successfully protected him from a stab wound, might be excited to know they could be able to snag the real life version. Yet another example of science catching up with fantasy, the company Nihon Uni has created a shirt that will protect against stab wounds.