Wednesday, May 4, 2011
NOOK Color gets apps, email and Flash support: "NOOK Color e-Reader. The version 1.2 firmware update brings specially-designed apps, full-featured email, enhanced browsing and new multimedia content. It's available now for free manual download but existing devices will be automatically updated via built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi over the coming weeks."
Scosche freeKEY roll-up wireless keyboard: "Even though tablet computers are flying off the shelves at quite a pace, less-than-satisfying onscreen keyboard input can lead many to seek a more comfortable alternative. Scosche Industries has released a water-resistant, wireless solution which can be rolled-up so that, like the folding Bluetooth keyboards we've seen, it can easily be taken along for the ride."
Toshiba Mobile Display develops 1mm thick integrated touch panel: "Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) has unveiled a 7-inch, 1024 x 600 pixel resolution touchscreen LCD panel where the capacitive multi-touch input functionality is integrated into the liquid crystal cell."
Posted by steve at 12:32 AM
Spinovo: smart garment concept provides back pain relief: "Industrial Design student Justine Smith has looked to new technology for a solution to one of the most common ailments in the world today – chronic back pain."
Posted by steve at 12:30 AM
Solar-powered plane ready for first international flight: "Solar Impulse is on standby for its first international flight this week. Brussels has been chosen as the destination for the first venture outside Swiss borders, which follows the solar powered aircraft's maiden flight and first overnight flight last year and will mark another important step towards the goal of flying around the world in 2012."
Posted by steve at 12:29 AM