Shopping for a router?
I suggest you start your quest at an unlikely place. It’s called Advanced Tomato and it’s the home of a wonderful open source firmware for routers. There are a number of open source firmware options available– DD-WRT, is probably the best known. Tomato is another, and Advanced Tomato is a sleek interface that improves the look and feel beyond OEM standards. Continue reading
Alex Andreev creates 3D digital paintings for use as landscapes in virtual reality. His unique style has an eerie realism that’s not quite… real. Normal items are places in quite abnormal settings.
Don your VR headset and turn up the music.
The newest handset from LG promises to be a real contender for best Android smartphone. Special promotions are being offered for pre-orders and units are slated to ship April 4th.
What could be easier? A simple solution in clear TPU. So inexpensive they come in pairs!
New handsets from LG and Samsung are arriving soon— and both companies have a lot riding on their reception. Continue reading
Explore your world as never before.
Planet, the global imaging company that recently acquired Google’s Terra Bella satellite imaging business, is introducing a new tool called Planet Explorer Beta that allows its users to view how its image captures of Earth from space change over time. It’s available to the public without a login, which means petty(sic) much anyone can check…
via TechCrunch – Planet’s new Explorer Beta lets anyone time travel through geospatial images
It’s a question we might soon be asking.
The fundamental components of computers are becoming small enough that they are pressing against the boundaries of the familiar world of Newtonian physics. And nowhere is the scale and precision of operation on better display than in hard disk drives, where a trillion bits may fit in a square inch. But IBM has outdone them…
via Storing data in a single atom proved possible by IBM researchers — TechCrunch
Samsung goes upscale with Google’s entry-level computers.
In recent years we’ve seen the Chromebook grow from sideline oddity to the second best selling computer in America. In an age where phones and tablets are packed with more computing power than the Apollo missions, the conventional desktop and laptop computer markets are lagging. The only computers to clock rising sales lately?
Chromebooks. Continue reading
Amazon attempts to reimagine their venerable e-reader.
The upcoming Kindle Oasis begins shipping April 27th with a retail price of $289.99. If that sounds expensive for a 6″ tablet that only displays e-books… well, you’re right. Amazon hopes you’ll find the new Oasis to be the perfect companion for their Kindle Unlimited plan.
Here’s the ultimate tinker toy.
The Lulzbot TAZ5 is an industrial-strength 3D printer that features a large printable area, dual heads and a .5 mm nozzle. A new all-m,etal hot end means it’s capable of using a variety of filaments. Continue reading
The new Innovators Collection is an eBay showcase featuring the very latest high tech tools, gadgets and gift ideas.