Fujitsu Laboratories created a touch screen interface that connects the real world with the virtual. It accurately detectes the user’s finger tips, creating an interactive touchscreen for the real world. It allows you to manipulate paper using a web cam and a commercial projector. With this ability, information can be imported as data from any document by just using your fingers to select it.
With the introduction of Windows 8, Microsoft abandoned the Start button, causing an uproar amongst long-standing users of the OS. But according to The Verge, the Start button could be making a comeback with Windows 8.1. But before PC users get too excited, the site’s sources claim that while the button will return in visage, it will not function like the traditional Start button. Instead, the Start button will act simply as a shortcut to the traditional Windows 8 start interface.
As we learned earlier this month, Microsoft is planning to launch the first major update to Windows 8, version 8.1, in June, which is expected to include a suite of new features and upgrades, including a rumored boot to desktop function, allowing users to forego the Windows 8 ‘Metro’ interface.
Windows 8.1 is expected to be unveiled at Microsoft’s Build conference from June 26th to the 28th.
THE ECO-AMP FOR iPHONE -
It’s an interesting mash up where eco-friendly origami like phonograph design meets hi-tech smartphone accessory aftermarket geekness and the graphics are just mega-fun (yes cheap pun intended)
Check out all the colourful designs.
This product will not produce a block rocking sound but it would be great for an impromptu recovery day at the beach and it’s one of those ideas that make you say “I wish I had though of that …” - hope this inspires you.
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Pocket Turns 1, Adds New ‘Share to Friend’ Feature
One year ago Read It Later officially changed its name to Pocket. Originally a service for just saving online articles to read later, along with the name change Pocket also added the ability to save other types of content, such as images, videos and recipes. The service also became free for users.
In the past year the company has expanded to several new platforms: Mac, Chrome and Safari. Pocket users now save an astounding 35 million items per month, and the service’s network of developers and publishers has grown to close to 12,000.
To help celebrate its birthday, Pocket is adding a new Send to Friend feature Wednesday. The update — which will launch on iPhone, iPad, Android and Mac — brings a completely redesigned Share Menu to the service, highlighting your most recently used services such as Twitter, Facebook, Buffer or Evernote. Read more…More about App, Read It Later, Tech, Apps Software, and Mobile
via Mashable http://on.mash.to/11wVysF
A little disappointed that you can’t share publicly, like Flipboard magazines. Ah well.
New Design Is Almost Complete
I know that I’ve neglected this blog for a long time. It’s mostly due to being so busy at work. But since it was time to dump my old theme — which was pretty, but a complete mess code-wise — I decided to reinvigorate the blog and get a new design going. I can’t take […] http://dlvr.it/31SzVR
In which I learn how to block the Internet so I can get stuff done
Last week I went to a writing retreat with several writing types in a converted barn somewhere in Connecticut. It was glorious. Five days where our only job was to write and our only sin to procrastinate. There are many ways to procrastinate in situations such as this, and a big one is undoubtedly by […] http://dlvr.it/31SzVG
On the Death of Delicious
Dear Yahoo, Thank you for taking away the only Yahoo service that I actually use every day besides Flickr. I’m sure you’ll get around to killing that, too. It means I no longer have to spend any time dealing with your horrible web services. I use Delicious as an extension of my brain. As a […] http://dlvr.it/31SzVB