- Step 1 – Open magazine and see the ad
- Step 2 – Pop out the webkey
- Step 3 – Connect it to a USB port on your PC
Archive for November, 2009
Kensington indicates the USB keyboard is 35% smaller then a typical keyboard, but don’t mention the height of this “slim design.”Â It appears to be about 1.5cm at the keyboard and 3cm at the back where the hot buttons are located. The Ci70 retails for $50, but we found it at Amazon for just a little less. Continue Reading
Today, a team of engineers will be recognized at the Computer History Museum for designing the first microprocessor in 1971, a 4-bit parallel CPU with 2,300 transistors. That project, from an infant Intel [3 years old], was a huge achievement and one can honestly say “it changed the world.” The Intel 4004 was the first general purpose microprocessor that could be customized with software to perform different functions on different devices. The 4004 started a new era in both hardware AND software, along with a never ending quest of silicon integration that continues to this day. The small team to be honored include: Continue Reading
iCarte is a snap-on device for the iPhone to allow it to receive RFID signals.Â This is great for all sorts of on-the-go applications.
The iCarte could be used for micro payments, such as public transportation payments or vendy machine purchasing.
Another application is getting RFID signals for promotional material.Â Such as walking past a movie theater and you would be asked to download the trailer for an upcoming movie.Â Or past a music store and you can get a sample of the latest releases.
Makes you wonder what the world will be like in a couple years, doesn’t it?
UberGizmo rumors that Apple might integrate an RFID feature in the next release, but who knows.Continue Reading