On the heals of WWDC and the new IOS4, Apple releases a new mini.
- 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB of shared L2 cache;
- 2GB of 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, expandable up to 8GB;
- a slot-load 8X SuperDrive® (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW/CD-RW) optical drive;
- 320GB Serial ATA hard drive running at 5400 rpm;
- NVIDIA GeForce 320M integrated graphics;
- AirPort Extreme® 802.11n wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR;
- Gigabit Ethernet;
- four USB 2.0 ports;
- SD card slot;
- one FireWire® 800 port;
- one HDMI port and one Mini DisplayPort;
- HDMI to DVI video adapter;
All in a compact aluminum enclosure, energy efficient and starting at $699.
Does it run iTv?
This is a beauty on the iPad too. Photography at its finest.
Previously known as “Project Natal”, “Kinect” is Microsoft’s answer to Nintendo’s Wii and gesture-based gaming in general. It doesn’t involve holding a controller, so according to the linked article it’s got Minority Report-like potential – along another neat ability like recognizing another player “jumping in” to the game.
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Coming out towards the end of the year November 4, price rumored to top out around $150.
You might want to download the ESPN FIFA World Cup 2010 app on your iPhone today… ESPN is making a pretty big push into its coverage of the sport this year. FYI – Feedback so far is to NOT bother upgrading to the paid version.
At one point the military had the idea of strapping incendiary bombs to bats and dropping them over Japan. The goal was to have the bats nest in barns attics and in houses and then when the bomb would go off it would start a fire. Check out this article at Wired that exposes that and many other crazy military ideas.
Light Leaf is an illuminated OLED bookmark designed by Valentina Trimani. Perfect for late night reading.
From its creator:
Lego felt tip 110″ printer connected to an Apple Mac. This is not mindstorms, I designed/built/coded it all from scratch including analog motor electronics, sensors and printer driver, the USB interface uses a “wiring” board.
We first showed you our friend Ruedi’s ALPA camera back in April, now the Swiss Camera gods are making news (be it from February) again in the form of a collaboration with Swiss design studio Estragon. Estragon designed a new handle for the ALPA 12 TC, which from their words sounds amazing, “Only when the photographer will forget the camera in his hands will he be able to absolutely focus on his activity: The Photography.”
We love you ALPA, keep being The World’s Best Camera Ever.
What looks like an innocent iPad ad…
Air Display turns an iPad into an extra external display. Like most of these “air” apps you need to run an app on your desktop (OS10.6 only).
This gives me an idea.
The ipad has finally made it to out UK friends. The Guardian has a story on iPad first impressions. See what artist David Hockney has to say, as well as many others.
Maarten Baas‘s iPhone app based is based on his Real Time project where the artist painted time in real time. Check out the video after the jump to see it in action and understand it a bit more. Then, when you’re ready download it here.
There is a tech war brewing between Apple and Google, this is obvious. The interesting fact that through all of the mud slinging, Google plans to rewrites history. I found this little but true observation at Apple outsider, it makes you take a second and think before you search.
“If we did not act, we faced a draconian future. Where one man, one company, one carrier was the future.”-Google’s VP of Engineering, Vic Gundotra