Category Archive: future steve

Mar
25

The Facebook Acquisition of Oculus Rift And Thinking Long Term

People’s first response has been “Why would Facebook buy Oculus Rift”? They see the current incarnation of Facebook and think, “What can you possibly do with VR on Facebook? Facebook is just a text interface! Are they just going to make VR Facebook games?” That’s really short term thinking. In order to make really ground …

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Mar
07

Demo of Senseg Haptic Feedback

Aug
30

Inkling by Wacom

This looks very, very cool. The biggest problem with this kind of tech before was that you needed special paper (with small grids, or dots) to have it work with your computer. This doesn’t. It lets you import your drawing as vectors, with layers, using regular paper.

Aug
27

Flexible e-paper in production

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LG is putting 9.7-inch color and 19-inch flexible e-paper displays into production. Could this be what the future of digital books really is? It seems a little odd to me that it would be in a multi-page format, rather than a single page that changes. I thought at first it might be interesting to have …

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Oct
23

Sony 360 Degree 3D Display

Aug
03

Amazon Taking Preorders for Snow Leopard

SnowLeopard

Amazon is taking orders for Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard The upgrade is $29 for a single license, $49 for a five license pack.

Jul
17

Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

This looks like it’s going to be great. Video Games | Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet | Exclusive Extended Trailer HD XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii

Mar
16

Sci Fi Channel Renaming itself — SyFy???

The Sci Fi Channel is renaming itself “SyFy”. Why give up on the TV brand “Sci Fi”? Dumb, dumb, dumb.

Mar
02

Microsoft’s Vision of Computing in the Future

Video: Future Vision Montage (via Engadget)

Jan
07

Dr Dobb’s being absorbed into InformationWeek

I remember seeing Dr. Dobb’s when it was one of the few computer magazines (along with Kilobaud Microcomputing, Pet Gazette, and Nybble) available. The last issue I got reminded me it was a shade of it’s former self, and I guess someone agrees, because it will no longer be a standalone magazine. Originally called “Dr. …

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