Category Archive: gadget
So there’s a rumor going around this morning that the iPad HD will have haptic feedback. That means you’ll be able to feel objects on the screen. Sandpaper would feel like sandpaper, for example. Very, very cool if true. And all this time we had the hint (from the invitation picture, above) all this time. …
Well, the big announcement is tomorrow, and everyone expects it’ll be the the iPad 3. From the rumors, it might even be called the iPad HD. So a couple of questions… How are developers going to deal with the confusion of all the apps for the iPad that have the tag HD? How are iPad …
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.
Sometimes the simplest things work the best. Researchers at Cornell, University of Chicago and iRobot (the Roomba folks) have created a robot gripper that is made with ground coffee and a latex balloon. Basically, they vacuum air out of the coffee filled balloon and the structure inside becomes rigid. Let air in, and the structure …
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 …