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November 19, 2006 - November 25, 2006 Archives

  • November 22, 2006
    It's been long debated the worth of megapixels, but tech writer David Pogue actually ran a test for an episode of "It's All Geek to Me" on the Discovery network. They took a 13 megapixel photo, down rezzed it twice to 8 and 5 megapixels, and then blew them all up to 16x24 print... / Continue →
  • November 21, 2006
    Here's the first of many incidents I'm sure we're bound to hear about with the Nintendo Wii. This guy lost control of the Wii stick and flung it at his TV while playing bowling on Wii Sports. "But there's a wrist strap" you say. Well apparently it's uselss because the strap s... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2006
    Researchers at Cornell University have developed a robot which can adapt to injury. Most robots fail completely if something goes wrong, but this robot uses software to keep moving if, say, a limb is shortened or disabled. The robot maintains a computer model of itself which is... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2006
    These guys were asked to drive a friend's black Audi S4 from New York to Seattle but decided they preferred their S4's in blue instead of black. So what did they do? They bought a bunch of painter's tape and made their wildest fantasies come true. I can't actually verify if... / Continue →