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Projector turns any surface into touchscreen

Fed up of lugging a heavy laptop around? Soon you could be typing documents and browsing the web on any nearby surface with the aid of a pioneering pocket-sized projector. An innovative British company called Light Blue Optics has created the Light Touch, which transforms any surface into a 10.1in touch screen, reminiscent of the […]

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Gisborne Fire (Awapuni Road)

My friends and I saw a few helicopters flying over head as we went to the gym. It turns out there was a fire near one of the schools. We went in for a closer look.. here are some of the shots Sorry about the quality of these pictures, all I had on me was […]

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Google Nexus One Phone

Google today took a step into online retailing with the launch of its new smartphone, the Nexus One, and a webstore to sell it directly to consumers. Calling the touchscreen phone a “superphone”, the internet search giant is aiming to challenge the supremacy of Apple’s iPhone and offer consumers a new way to purchase their […]

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Flight of the Conchords ends

Bret, Jemaine and James (co-creator/director) said “we’ve noticed the less we say about the future of the show, the more people want to talk about it, so in an effort to reverse this trend we are today announcing that we won’t be returning for a 3rd season. We’re very proud of the two seasons we […]

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Wikipedia Goes “Hitchhiker’s Guide”

If you’ve ever seen or read Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams you will be familiar with the number one selling guide in the Universe with the words “Don’t Panic” printed on the cover and entries on virtually anything you could ask it. Well Wikipedia is making its own Guide. In a way. […]

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Gee This Makes Me Want to Go Home…

Not. Currently I go to university at University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis, MN. This is 6 hours north and slightly west of my home town St. Charles, IL (which is 35 miles west of Chicago). Today the high school that I was at nigh two years ago shut down. Of the 1200+ ish students that […]

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Freaky Weather!

We just had a massive hail storm in Gisborne.. this is supposed to be the start of our summer!

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Ron Howard Working on New Show

His previous pet TV project, the single-camera comedy “Arrested Development,” became one of the most acclaimed series of the past decade. Now, Ron Howard is back with a new idea for a comedy series, this time in the multicamera genre. The show, a workplace comedy set at an Internal Revenue Service district office, landed at […]

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Videos on paper..

Yes, Videos on paper will be coming out sometime in September, this is kinda like the stuff seen in the Harry Potter movies with moving images on the pages instead of boring static ones. Will be pretty cool to see this kind of technology everywhere not just newspapers. Imagine video displays on your wallet which […]

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