July 30, 2014
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July 28, 2014
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July 23, 2014
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July 21, 2014
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The truth of it is, modifying or enhancing our bodies withtechnology is already possible and relatively common. Every yearmillions of pacemakers, cochlear and neural implants aresuccessfully implanted in hospitals and clinics worldwide -- wouldyou call that transhumanism What about prosthetic limbs As thesebecome more robotic and integrated into the human body the word"cyborg" may be becoming less of a fictional concept.
Developments in the area of robotic prosthetics may currently beseen in many different forms -- Dawn O'Leary, a woman from Marylandwho had both arms amputated after an accident was fitted with aprosthetic hand by TouchBionics called i-Limb that offers her similar motor control of a real arm. This technology uses proprioceptionsensors to pick up nerve signals from her torso and translatesthese into commands for controlling a prosthetic hand which cangrasp and move objects using the right amount of force. In the UK,Touch Bionics already offers a range of active prosthesis.
July 18, 2014
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He found it through some remarkably old-fashioned methods:searching for maker terms through Twitter, Etsy and Facebook to seeif he could find likeminded people in the Middle East. Quickly, hemet Tarek Ahmed, who set up Egypt's first hackerspaces in 2009, anda crew of DIYers who run a fabrication expo calledMaker Faire Africa. They hadthe kind of "irrational optimism" that Ghalib was looking for. Andthey also helped connect him to Yahay Alabdeli, who runs a TEDx inBaghdad. In April, Alabdeli brought Ghalib to his parents' homecountry for the first time -- and his parents thought he was nutsfor making the trip. Attempts by Wired.com's Danger Room to reachAlabdeli were unsuccessful.
July 17, 2014
Imagine having buy diablo 3 gold every book on your diablo 3 gold Kindle remotely wiped with noway to get it back. If you've invested hundreds or even thousandsof pounds, that may seem frightening, if unlikely. Yet it's exactlywhat happened to one Amazon customer in Europe. And even moreshockingly, it was apparently the company itself responsible fordeleting her library.
According to Linn Nygaard, an IT consultant living inNorway,Amazonremotely wiped her Kindle and closed her Amazonaccountfor as yet unspecified violations to its terms ofservice. It's frightening evidence that when you buy into anecosystem built on DRM, while you may own your device, you don'town the data that lives on it.
Amazon did not return Wired.com's call for comment Note:See update below but it is relatively easy to parse what hashappened here. For whatever reason, it seems Nygaard ran afoul ofAmazon's rules. It seems likely that it was because she was usingher Kindle in Norway to buy content licensed in the UK. Based onthat, Amazon decided to close her account. And here's the thing,when it does that, it can then revoke the licence its customershave bought that allows them to read books. That's what thiscontroversy is ultimately about: licensing.
July 15, 2014
The late Steve Jobs once buy diablo 3 gold said seven-inch tablets were dead diablo 3 gold onarrival. The iPad Mini -- an eight-inch tablet -- is made a verydifferent beast by that bonus inch. Its strongest competition isthe Kindle Fire HD and Google's Nexus 7 -- both ultra low-costdevices with seven-inch screens -- and while both are superb piecesof technology, they are very different to the iPad Mini when youhold them side-by-side. Much of this is down to that additional --and, crucially, diagonal -- inch. On one hand literally, theNexus 7 feels like a very, very large Android phone, in part due tosome of the apps originally being designed for phones. It'spowerful, slick and affordable, but it did not compel me to use itmuch differently to how I use a smartphone. The Kindle Fire HD,similarly, made me use it like a media consumption device, but nota device I could use to "produce" anything, just consume. I wasn'tgaming, wasn't replying to email, wasn't using it with Evernote fornote-taking in meetings.
The Mini, with its expansive catalogue of apps, games andutilities, takes the best of these devices and wraps them in afamiliar package, iOS, which is still the most intuitive mobileoperating system around. The extra inch the iPad Mini affords itsuser in addition to this is really taken advantage of, and it makesa big difference.Battery life is rated at 10 hours by Apple, and with averagedaily usage you can expect to go several days between charges withwireless functionality disabled.ConclusionEverything about the iPad Mini makes me believe this is the designthat an iPad wants to be; in comparison, the "iPad maxi" feelsoversized for many tasks it is commonly used for. In fact, lookingat the iPad Mini, you're almost certainly looking at the future ofthe iPad line. I believe the full-size iPad will ultimately resideas a "pro" version, much how the MacBook Air sits alongside theMacBook Pro.But, as satisfying as the iPad Mini is to use, it's not withoutits drawbacks. Compared to its competition it's not as affordable,and Apple has clearly released the device with last-genspecifications A5 vs A6, standard screen vs Retina Display inorder to wow us in a year's time with the revamped version with ahigher resolution screen and improved performance.
That notwithstanding, the iPad Mini is a superb product and themost attractive way for a new user to enter the world of tablets,and indeed the world of Apple. It's priced higher than thecompetition to maintain its premium aesthetic and desirability, andit's hard not to wish it was priced below ￡230. But despite this,it's still a compelling purchase that users are rightly going tolove using, and hate leaving at home
July 03, 2014
You can pull out the kick stand on the back allowing you to propup the Surface for movie viewing, or for typing with one of thekeyboard covers. Some kickstands, like the one on the Archos 101 XS which also comes with a rather nice magnetickeyboard cover aren't the most robust pieces of engineeringimaginable but this one is made of sturdy metallic stuff and givesthe impression it could take quite a bit or wear and tear. Wewouldn't advise sitting on it, but it's unlikely to buckle withoutdue cause.
The screen offers a resolution of 1,366x768 pixels -- not fullHD, but very sharp and bright nonetheless. It's not quite up therewith the iPad or indeed the Nexus 7 but the difference isn't hugewhether you're watching a movie or surfing the web. It'sbeautifully sensitive too, and easily picks up on the differencebetween your brushes and presses.
Features and performance
Windows 8 is designed specifically for use with touch screentablets and laptops, and the Surface is intended as its idealshowcase, albeit in the RT version though, optimised for tabletsusing the ARM architecture. Narrowing the gap ever further betweendesktop and mobile devices, the start screen looks similar to thetiles on a Windows mobile phone, but with a bit more space and abit more detail. You can access other functions by brushing yourfinger from each edge of the screen -- brushing from the right forinstance brings up the 'charms' menu of settings, search, share,devices and the start menu.
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