The new whole body imaging type airport scanners are being rushed into service, everywhere in the world. But as I have reported repeatedly before, serious doubts exist as to whether they really work nearly as well as they have been promised to work. Until now, at least one could say ‘well maybe they help, but at least they don’t hurt’ […]
People privileged enough to be testing the latest Beta release of the iPhone 4.0 firmware have uncovered a new feature which hopefully will end up being released in the production version of this software. This is the ability of the iPhone to be tethered. ‘Tethering’ refers to the process of connecting a phone to another computing device such […]
Every different rechargeable battery powered device these days comes with its own charger. This is usually unnecessary, because 90% + of all such devices are powered by 3.7V lithium ion batteries, and have most of their ‘charging intelligence’ built into the device rather than the charger. As a result, in theory, nearly all modern devices could potentially be charged by […]
Did you know that the brick power supplies you use to charge your various electronic devices keep using power whenever they are plugged in, even if they are not charging anything? Does that shock and horrify you? If it does, stop what you’re doing and urgently buy an EcoCharge Power Supply, because it uses ten times less standby power […]
This computer laptable type device is an appealing concept in theory, but in the real world, it just doesn’t work very well at all.
London’s classic Routemaster doubledecker bus was loved by Londoners and visitors alike. A new design to replace the older Routemaster is ugly and inefficient. Why not simply build more Routemasters?
As the number of visitors coming to Orlando has steadily grown (now more than 50 million a year) the area diversified and developed, adding new tourism products and experiences of more specialized interest, over and above the core ‘family fun’ type products that had been its staple to start with.
Nowadays, there is an impressive arrange of deluxe hotels, fine dining, boutique shopping, and all sorts of activities, from relaxing indulgent spas to high energy speedway racing, hang gliding, and flights in historic biplanes.
Advanced SystemCare PRO will be given away for 72 hours to celebrate its 5th birthday From May 17 to May 19, IObit will give away free licenses of Advanced SystemCare PRO, which is normally sold at $29.95. With over 100 five-star or Editor’s Choice awards, Advanced SystemCare Pro provides an always-on, automated, all-in-one PC Healthcare Service with anti-spyware, privacy protection, performance […]
New airport whole body image scanners electronically strip us naked and in theory may reveal any explosives or weapons we have hidden underneath our clothing. But security experts question their effectiveness, and now radiation experts suggest they may be exposing us to dangerous levels of radiation.