Launch of Tailgate Scout!

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Today is the launch of a new application I have been developing, Tailgate Scout! Tailgate Scout is a mobile web application that helps you find your friends’ location, their tailgates, and other tailgates nearby. Tailgate Scout was developed to solve the problem of finding a single tailgate located amongst the vast expanse of tents and [...]

Census Bureau Spends $1.3 Billion On Defective iPhone Like Handheld

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Bloomberg posted an excellent article on the current state of federal contracting and the associated waste of tax payer funds. Billions are spent with little oversight and millions payed out in bonuses to companies that fail to deliver. One interesting example was the $1.3 billion spent by the Census Bureau for a handheld computer that [...]

Counting Crows Launch Live Download Site: 10,000 Free Downloads

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

Today the Counting Crows launched a new fan website http://www.livecountingcrows.com where live recordings of every future performance will be available for download. The first 10,000 users to register will receive a free download of the Charlotte, NC 7/28/2008 show.

3G iPhone: Whats New And Whats To Come

Monday, June 16th, 2008

On Monday, June 9th Steve Jobs announced the second version of the iPhone at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2008 keynote. The announcement comes about a year after the initial launch of the first iPhone and today we see that apple has taken some major strides in upgrading its capabilities. Lets take a look at what [...]

Taaz A New Leader In Virtual Makeovers

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

Check out Taaz to experience an amazing product that showcases some fairly sophisticated technology. After uploading a picture to Taaz one can quickly modify it by trying out different hairstyles, makeup, and other beauty products. Basically it is a virtual makeover. Besides offering a fun product Taaz is a good example of a Web 2.0 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]