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Canovo Dual-TouchScreen Tablet/Notebook

Written by Z-NetWORKS on . Posted in Industry News

Read more:  Canovo Dual-TouchScreen Tablet/NotebookYou might remember the very innovative Canovo Dual-TouchScreen Tablet/Notebook that was reported on recently.
Innovative because the keyboard has been replaced by another touchscreen! There are some obvious great advantages to this (and some minor problems as well). Think of truly being able to customise your keyboard for every task and having double the screen size when needed!
Well, we have some more info on this concept machine.
I spoke with Valerio Cometti, managing director of V12 Design in Milano, Italy.
This is what he said:

 

GlobalTop Announces GPS HUD Speed Meter: Bluetooth Head-Up Display for Navigation

Written by Martin Regtien on . Posted in Industry News


Read more: GlobalTop Announces GPS HUD Speed Meter: Bluetooth Head-Up Display for...
Here’s a smart idea coming to us from the world of jet fighters where Head-Up Displays have been standard for decades.
Now this basic technology is cheap enough to equip every car with it, not just a few luxury models.
GlobalTop Technology will be showcasing the GPS HUD Speed Meter at CeBIT which displays your speed and other navigational info, like direction, onto your car’s windscreen.
Not having to look down to check your gauges increases safety and the beauty of this device is that it can communicate via Bluetooth with your Smartphone or PDA navigation program.
We’ll be FedExed a HUD module in the next few weeks so that we can report on how it works but this is what we know so far:

Fujitsu LifeBook P7230 ultra-portable notebook

Written by Martin Regtien on . Posted in Industry News

Read more: Fujitsu LifeBook P7230 ultra-portable notebook
Fujitsu PC Australia recently announced the LifeBook P7230, an ultra-mobile successor to the highly-acclaimed LifeBook P7120. Designed for the frequent-traveling and minimalist sets, the newest style icon is all about clean lines and innovation. They have even billed the P7230 as a "symbol of simplicity in a modern oriental design concept".

We might have an opportunity to check out what exactly that means and compare it to Dialogue's Flybook regards its claims to being ultra portable.

Check out the Press Release and Specifications below.

 

The Rotasole: Revolutionary Turning Sport Shoe

Written by Martin Regtien on . Posted in Industry News

Read more: The Rotasole: Revolutionary Turning Sport ShoeI just watched the latest episode of Beyond Tomorrow, the Australian technology show, which featured the Rotasole. This innovative sport shoe will be able to massively reduce the number of sports injuries from twisting and turning one's feet in sports like basketball or tennis. The secret of the Rotasole is in the rotating disk in the middle of the sole which turns as you turn. This can minimise the stress on your ankle by some 30%. The Rotasole is already available.

e Pause: eco-friendly bed with iPod Dock and Bose System

Written by Martin Regtien on . Posted in Industry News

 

Read more: e Pause: eco-friendly bed with iPod Dock and Bose SystemRemember the old beds with built-in radio/alarm clock?

Forget that: the Pause by Design Mobel is nothing like that.

 

Avant-garde to the max, not just by design or by the inclusion of an iPod dock, but particularly by the use of native New Zealand timber.

 

The way the rimu timber is grown and harvested will make all Friends of the Forest proud and for AUD6000 you can sleep peacefully, knowing that your bank manager is the only one really worried…

Nvidia GeForce Go / MXM SLI Card Prototype from MSI

Written by Martin Regtien on . Posted in Industry News

Read more: Nvidia GeForce Go / MXM SLI Card Prototype from MSI

SLI Notebook on the Horizon?

A few week ago we published a news article about developments towards a Nvidia GeForce Go 7800GTX SLi Notebook. Today, we found this very interesting article at hardwarezone about MSI's implementation of SLI technology with MXM modules or better known as NVIDIA's GeForce GO Series. As you can see in the pictures below, MSI demonstrated this dual MXM prototype at CES in a desktop configuration but this development also shows how close we are to seeing this implemented in SLI notebooks:

Mmm Coffee - Firebox USB Desktop Coffee Maker

Written by Paul Moons on . Posted in Industry News

Read more: Mmm Coffee - Firebox USB Desktop Coffee MakerIs there anything better than a coffee to get you firing on all cylinders? Firebox have released what is arguably the coolest cubicle gadget ever – a USB Coffee Maker.

 

Sure it’s cool, but does it make a descent cuppa? Stay tuned as we try and find a free USB port and get a hold of one brewing babies.

 

The Desktop Coffee Maker is available from Firebox for only 19UK Pounds.

 

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