Archive for September, 2008

Panasonic announces Evolta batteries

Panasonic announces Evolta batteries

We don't readily feature batteries here on SlashGear, but this is a notable exception. The Panasonic Evolta batteries have been recognized by Guinness World Records for the longest lasting AA alkaline battery cell, and that's saying something.

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d3o is future protective fabric

d3o is future protective fabric

There's nothing like future technologies and Richard Palmer's d3olab has come up with a fabric-like substance that can seriously stand up to an impact. In fact, the rubber pads harden instantaneously from a gel to a shield when struck.
 

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Apple iTunes will be accessible for visually-impaired

Apple iTunes will be accessible for visually-impaired

Apple recently made an agreement with the attorney general's office in Massachusetts and the National Federation for the Blind to make their iTunes Store more accessible to those who are visually impaired.

By December 31, 2008, iTunes U, the part of the store for educational content will be available for the blind. Then, by June 30, 2009, the rest of iTunes and the iTunes Store will be blind-accessible, too.

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SpaceX Falcon 1 reaches orbit

SpaceX Falcon 1 reaches orbit

After many blunders, the SpaceX Falcon 1 has reached orbit successfully. The privately-funded rocket program, backed by Elon Musk, has finally been realized after three attempts that failed, resulting in the scattering of "Scotty," actor James Montgomery Doohan from Star Trek fame's ashes over the Pacific Ocean and a few explosions.
 

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TIVO new User Interface in testing, features Picture in Guide at last!

TIVO new User Interface in testing, features Picture in Guide at last!

If I were to list one basic feature I’ve always wanted for my TIVO is an integrate User Interface with Picture in Guide (PIG). Little has changed with its interface over the years, picture is obstructed by grid-style onscreen guide while navigating though user menu to retrieve list of recording show or change settings. Competitors such as DirectTV, Dish Network and Cable service carriers have long offering DVR with PIG. That soon to change; Tivo is cooking up a user interface with a complete new look- Featuring PIG with ability to display picture while peruse user guide.

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Tivo Experience outside the box, TIVO’s recording app for Windows users

Tivo Experience outside the box, TIVO’s recording app for Windows users

The Godfather of DVR is expanding their DVR technology outside the box. Tivo and Nero have announced a joint venture effort to bring TIVO experience on your personal computer. The recording soft layer application, LiquidTV/TiVo PC will be on sale this October 15th at the price of $99. It’s designed for PC users who already have an existing TV tuner on their computer. The $99 asking price will get you one year subscription to TIVO recording features and program guides, the subsequently renewal will cost you another $99.

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Nikon MX rumors: 40.7MP medium-format DSLR in early 2009

Nikon MX rumors: 40.7MP medium-format DSLR in early 2009

It's probably safest to switch your sceptic-levels (and microscope) to high, but this minuscule picture could be Nikon's upcoming MX DSLR.  Believed to be the company's next medium-format camera, its been suggested that the MX will offer 40.7-megapixel shots at 6380 x 6380 resolution.  Nikon have promised a big announcement at the Wedding & Portrait Photographer International (WPPI) expo, held in February 2009, and some are speculating that the MX will be the star attraction.

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