Thursday, April 28, 2011
NASA awards US$269 million to stimulate privately operated spacecraft development: "Once the last of NASA's space shuttle fleet shuffle off to retirement in a few months, the space agency will be totally dependent on the Russian Soyuz to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station."
Posted by steve at 12:06 PM
SanDisk and Toshiba announce 19nm NAND flash memory: "As our use of mobile technology increases, so does our demand for more built-in device storage capacity in smaller and smaller form factors. Only a few weeks have passed since Intel began using its 25 nanometer (nm) NAND flash memory in its 320 series SSD storage solutions and just days since the company joined with Micron Technology to announce the breakthrough 20nm process technology."
Worldictionary app uses Google and iPhone camera for instant translations: "Whether browsing through the latest technology news, following the exploits of your favorite musician or film star or looking up exotic holiday destinations, chances are you will bump into a language that's not your own."
Samsung's shock, water and dust-proof W200 Pocket Cam: "Despite the killing off of the FLIP there's still some movement left in the Pocket HD camcorder market. Samsung's latest release is a shock, water and dust-proof rugged unit capable of recording full high definition video and snap 5.5 megapixel stills."
Posted by steve at 12:04 PM
Razer Hydra brings motion control to PC gamers: "While motion controllers are becoming a staple for console gamers with the release of the Wii, PlayStation Move and Microsoft Kinect, PC gamers have been left wanting. Razer is looking to change that with its Hydra motion controller which has been developed specifically for PC gamers."
Posted by steve at 12:03 PM