Archive for March, 2008

KidZui Offers A Safe Internet Experience For Your Kids

Friday, March 21st, 2008

The internet is not a place to let your kids roam free. It is too easy to find inappropriate material that leads to way too many questions. There are plenty of services which offer the ability to filter the internet and make it a safer place. However, these services have never been truly effective because [...]

WLazorik Icon Contest Winner

Friday, March 14th, 2008

You may have noticed that this site lacked a proper icon. To remedy the situation I asked all the wlazorik fans to submit an icon they would like to see. I am pleased to announce that the winner of the icon contest is Kristin. The funny, futuristic, and slightly crazy robot you see to the [...]

GE Paves The Way For Your Next Generation OLED TV

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Organic Light Emitting Diode ( OLED ) technology has been in development for a number of years and we have even seen the use of small screens in cell phones and mp3 players. However, the expense of making these screens kept the displays small and limited their uses. Now GE has made a breakthrough by [...]

Fixing WordPress Pingback Issue For AddThis and Sphere

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Recently I discovered that the AddThis and Sphere plugins were causing a Pingback issue in WordPress. When I sent a ping to one of my own posts the data that appeared in the comments was jumbled and filled with text from the two plugins. The comment that occured appears below: […] Google Health Service Enters [...]

Google Expands Health Reach With Investment In Gene Sequencing Project

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Google continued to branch out into the the Health space with investment in a project to sequence the DNA of 100,000 people. The research project will provide valuable data to the scientific community by helping to isolate the genetic factors involved with a variety of diseases. This type of information can lead to faster drug [...]

Which Type Of Robot Companion Do You Prefer?

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Researchers at the Univerity of Hertfordshire have been doing research into people’s perceptions regarding different robots. The idea is to find a robot form factor that would be pleasing to work with on a daily basis. However, the team found out that robot preference depends an awful lot on personality: People with more extrovert personalities [...]

MC Hammer Launches DanceJam

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

As your new fun website of the day I bring you DanceJam by MC Hammer. The site opened to the public on March 1st. It offers a forum for individuals to upload videos of themselves dancing. Dancers battle against each other to determine who has the most skill or funniest moves. For those of who [...]

Intel Releases Low Power Atom Processor

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Intel has announced the release of a new processor family called Atom that will begin appearing in devices later this year. The ultra low power chip can reach speeds of 1.8GHz. These processors offer a dramatic reduction in power requirements down to less then 2.5 watts from 35. Such a large decrease means longer battery [...]