Stories by Katie Gatto

iPhone5 may release mid-August

A job posting put on an employment website targeted towards job seekers in the United Kingdom, Reed, has stirred rumors that the iPhone 5 could be released earlier than the tech community had originally thought. The iPhone, ...

Jul 14, 2011

Intel predicts the death of mobile computing as we know it

( -- The folks over at Intel have come up with an interesting prediction, one that may make all of you feel a little bit foolish for buying a laptop, and a netbook or a tablet. They are predicting that as time ...

Jul 13, 2011

The moaning mouth bot learns to sing (w/ video)

( -- Some of you may recall the moaning mouth bot. This bot, which is basically a disembodied mouth that first came to the public attention for making a series of moaning noises that were truly worthy of a zombie ...

Jul 13, 2011

Rumor: Xbox 360 games to be playable on Windows 8 PC's

( -- A number of different sites are reporting the rumors that are making gamers ears twitch. The rumor says that Microsoft is about to make a big addition to the desktop version of its upcoming Windows 8 operating ...

Jul 12, 2011

Philips shows of glowing wallpaper

( -- Recently, Philips has announced that it will partner with Kvadrat Soft Cells in order to create a luminous type of textile to the consumer market. The panels will work by integrating Philips' addressable ...

Jul 12, 2011

Fujitsu shows off next-gen color LCD eReader

( -- Currently the screens of e-readers come in two colors, black and white. While the Nook does have a color version out but that screen is an LCD and not an e-ink. While for a while that did create a debate ...

Jul 11, 2011

Microsoft adds a collaboration feature to the Word Web App

( -- Microsoft is looking to make a move into Google's office suite functionality on the web. They announced on the Windows Live blog that they are adding a new feature to the Word Web App and that is real time ...

Jul 08, 2011

Mozilla's pdf.js project reaches its first milestone

( -- You may recall our earlier reporting on the Mozilla's pdf.js project, in which the folks over at Mozilla are trying to get their browser to display PDF files in your Firefox web browser with the help of HTML5.

Jul 06, 2011

Antonov creates a 3-speed transmission for electric cars

( -- There are a surprising number of designs out there for electric cars. Most of the design innovations are about creating a more efficient design. While this has meant, for the most part, that design innovations ...

Jul 05, 2011

Toyota comissions a Prius bike

( -- The Toyota Prius is coming up on its 10-year anniversary and in order to celebrate the company has chosen an unusual route; they have commissioned the creation of a bicycle. The bike, which is being created ...

Jul 01, 2011