Monthly Archives: May 2011

Eutelsat’s Ka-Sat satellite goes into service, provides broadband to 13 million homes across Europe

Europe’s already extensive broadband coverage may be expanding even further, now that Eutelsat’s Ka-Sat satellite has officially gone into service. The new craft, which launched from Kazakhstan in late December, uses spotbeam technology to generate areas of connectivity that are … Continue reading

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Smartphone Makers Bow to Demands for More Openness

For many Android enthusiasts, “openness” is almost an 11th commandment. So when manufacturers began restricting full access to Android smartphones a couple years ago, many saw it as a cardinal sin. Good news for you smartphone modders: Some manufacturers are … Continue reading

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The Magic Powder Made from Crab Shells That’ll Keep You From Bleeding to Death [Monster Machines]

Bleeding profusely is no fun. And when it happens, you need to stop it. Fast. So researchers created Celox, a clot-inducing granular hemostatic agent. Using crab shells. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/yca42p1EhMw/ Charlies Angels Charlize Theron Chelsea Handler Cheryl Burke

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Official: iOS 5, OS X Lion, and iCloud To Be Announced Next Week At WWDC

There goes all the fun rumors and wild speculation. Apple just released a press release detailing what’s coming next week at the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference. I’ll let that sink in for a moment. Apple pre-announced something — iOS … Continue reading

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Japanese scientists create giant metal cilium, relief for Voltron’s giant metal lungs (video)

Why would a group of researchers develop a table full of rods that mimic the movements of microscopic hairs? It’s a fair question, and Keio University’s Yusuke Kamiyama certainly doesn’t offer up much in the way of real world applications … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 hits Best Buy’s site, decorative Androids fall off in the process

Remember the Android tablet we said might be the first real competitor to the iPad 2 earlier this month? Well, it just made its debut on the Best Buy site, and while the big “Coming Soon” button has crushed our … Continue reading

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The PS3′s New Headphones Look Awesome [Listen To This]

Headphones. You’ve seen one pair you’ve seen them all. Unless they’re Sony’s new official wireless PS3 headphones, in which case, they look different, and great as a result. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/UXwlBWDkdqg/ Kirsten Dunst Krista Allen Kristanna Loken Kristen Bell

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Daily Crunch: Morning Routine Edition

Stovetop Espresso Goes To The Dark Side Contest: Away Put Your Weapon, I Mean You To Win A Star Wars Prize Mimoco Celebrates ?May The 4th Be With You? With A Mimobot Star Wars Flash Drives New Smallest Camera In … Continue reading

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Firefox 4 Friday: 25 million downloads, anti-aliasing, and how to make it look like Firefox 3

If you’ve had your head under a rock for the last few days, here’s this week’s Firefox news in brief: Firefox 4 was finally released. Yes, 13 months after the initial release of Firefox 3.7 alpha 1 and four more … Continue reading

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You Can Run Either MeeGo or Windows 7 On Asus’ Eee PC X101 [Laptops]

This is novel—Nokia may not have released any MeeGo phones in the end, but Asus’ Eee PC X101 dualboots both Nokia and Intel’s beleaguered MeeGo OS, or Windows 7. No ubiquitous Android or Linux here, folks. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/MecIm1_bvqo/you-can-run-either-meego-or-windows-7-on-asus-eee-pc-x101 Monica … Continue reading

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