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Andrew Clark
Boston, MA
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The rapid modernization of China shouldn't really come as a shock anymore. But, you might be a bit surprised to hear that the venerable IDC is predicting the world's most populous country will soon surpass the US in smartphone shipments. The research agency is predicting the People's Republic will account... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
A Lego hobbyist launched a Lego space shuttle over 114,000 feet into the atmosphere, earning ridiculous amounts of geek cred in the process. Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=ebec1e7fd44389441e5190913d96557e ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL APPLE COMPUTER APPLIED MATERIALS ARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ARROW ELECTRONICS Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Mirage is a fast and simple GTK+ image viewer for the GNOME desktop. Its lightweight structure includes just enough editing power to make it an ideal choice for everyday use. Image viewers come in all sizes and shapes. They can be packed full of editing features and can come with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Hannibal Gaddafi—son of the assassinated Libyan dictator—built a ship with a 120-ton sea water aquarium inside. Why? To put six sharks inside, including two bull sharks and two whites, the most dangerous in the world. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/iRzA7d59lH4/gaddafis-son-built-a-ship-with-mortal-shark-tank-inside NETGEAR NCR NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS MOTOROLA Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
While we've been telling jaded partners and family members for ages, it looks like there's some -- slightly obscure -- proof. The researchers reconstructed their own levels, forcing gamers to choose between one of two paths, with a mix of power-ups, health items and enemies that created a "logical statement".... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Back at Macworld, we laid our peepers on Western Digital's MyBook Thunderbolt Duo and were able to take a demo setup for a quick spin. Now, the dual-wielding external HDDs are officially on the market. You can snag 4TB (2x 2TB) and 6TB (2x 3TB) versions of this "über-fast" MyBook... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Whatever Google can do, Amazon can do... too? Sure seems it, as the latter is celebrating a rather momentous occasion by giving back to the people that have brought it this far: you (and you, and you!). The Amazon Appstore for Android has officially been alive and kicking for 12... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Optical cables for Thunderbolt ports that enable faster data transfers over longer distances on computers such as Apple's Macintosh will be available later this... Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=6d1edc811800c15d28834790c03d6c0d DIRECTV GROUP ELPIDA MEMORY EMC FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATION SVCS. FISERV Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
March Madness is upon us, and there are few better places for hoops fans to get their fix than the NCAA Vault. The Vault, powered by Thought Equity Motion, is a treasure for hoops nuts, hosting video content of the NCAA Basketball Tournament dating back to the 1970s -- dunks,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
WOA will replicate some familiar Windows design features but be unique in other ways, such as requiring that devices running it use a system-on-a-chip design. Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=6f19f7d0d7945f280e1758853a9188c9 GOOGLE GOOGLE FORMFACTOR FISERV FIRST SOLAR Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Eyeing the iPad 3, but have yet to take the pre-order plunge? Per The Next Web, your patience is about to be rewarded as Apple's updated its Reuse and Recycling program, which means owners of iPad 2s in "good condition" can sling them back to their maker in exchange for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Suffice it to say, if you're still using Google+ you've probably noticed that it hasn't exactly had an expansive feature set for organizing photo albums. According to Isaac Sparrow, a self-described "engineer on the Google+ Photos team," a great number of folks have expressed the desire for better functionality in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
WOA will replicate some familiar Windows design features but be unique in other ways, such as requiring that devices running it use a system-on-a-chip design. Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=6f19f7d0d7945f280e1758853a9188c9 ARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ARROW ELECTRONICS ASML HOLDING ASUSTEK COMPUTER AT&T Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
"When ya gonna ring it? When ya gonna ring it? Dah. Dah. Daaah." Continue reading Swann's MP3 DJ Doorbell has only one question for you... Swann's MP3 DJ Doorbell has only one question for you... originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 13 Mar 2012 21:38:00 EDT. Please see our terms... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
After months of restricted demonstrations, Microsoft is opening up tablets and PCs based on ARM processors with the Windows 8 OS to developer scrutiny, multiple... Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=415d53d071ae314e1a17b9cc2dde8882 D-LINK DIGITAL CHINA HOLDINGS DIRECTV GROUP ELPIDA MEMORY EMC Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
If you've checked into Rdio's website this afternoon (and are a web or unlimited subscriber) you've probably noticed a message prompting you to try out the "new Rdio." Clicking on it will take you to the redesigned website that the music streaming service has rolled out today -- something the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
According to 9to5Mac, Apple Stores will be opening early at 8AM on Friday March 16th to sell the new iPad. Last year, Apple started selling the iPad 2 at 5PM though it has opened stores early for iPhone releases in years past. [9to5Mac] More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/gWA-Lb3ShwU/apple-stores-will-open-at-8am-on-friday-march-16th-for-the-new-ipad MENTOR GRAPHICS MCAFEE... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
If you're after a more retro look, XtremeMac's Vintage Sleeve is made of waxed canvas that protects your iPad from the elements and features a unique snap closure that prevents the sleeve from opening accidentally. Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=d32b2e1094922ddd1a45483a7d3964e1 DELL CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR ACCENTURE ACER ADOBE SYSTEMS Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Remember the Nook Simple Touch WiFi issues we told you about, way back when? Barnes & Noble promised that it was working "diligently" to address the connectivity problems, and now it seem that help has arrived. A rep for the company confirmed that a fix is among the "minor system... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
If you thought Nokia had finished its program of slimming down, think again. The axe is being wielded on Nokia Money as the company seeks to reinvent itself as a lean'n'mean mobile player. The mobile payments and cash management service was launched in India late last year, but both complex... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
On the big screen you can stop someone from breaking into a room with a wooden chair jammed against the door. In reality, you might as well just hand intruders your keys unless you're using Daniel Ballou's specially-engineered Who's There Chair. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/vFkQ9O3t8AI/door-jamming-chair-works-just-like-in-the-movies LAM RESEARCH LIBERTY GLOBAL LM... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Japanese researchers develop a handheld "gun" that can keep you from talking and forming coherent sentences. Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=eca76a17330c89088f0385315b5c45c7 LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS MICROSOFT MILLICOM INTL. CELLULAR MOBILE TELESYSTEMS Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
When I first considered taking a look at OnLive Desktop Plus, a cloud-based service from OnLive that delivers a Microsoft Windows desktop-like, touch-based experience on my iPad, I admit, I was skeptical. Really skeptical, and not just because trying to describe the service is a mouthful. Source: http://www.technewsworld.com/rsstory/74614.html INTERDIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Look, I'm a bag junkie. I have far too many. I'm into messenger bags the way some people are into sneakers. I carry one everywhere I go, and I love having ones that stand out. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/n7S-hQCBZ70/im-totally-putting-my-face-on-this-tricked-out-bag KEY JDS UNIPHASE JDA SOFTWARE GROUP JACK HENRY & ASSOCIATES IXYS Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog
Software Update 5.0 accompanies the 3G Apple TV media player and brings a new interface and numerous features to the device. Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=f2239b582cd98b5718234af8e0f7ca02 YAHOO XILINX WESTERN DIGITAL VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at Andrew Clark's blog