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Form & Funtionality with Orée’s Wooden Keyboard

18Dec2012 Filed under: Computing, Gadgets

Keyboards are usually run-of-the-mill and boring, but we have seen some innovations that are changing the way we make our favorite text input devices. We’ve seen the modular keyboard and washable keyboard, and to add to this list, design company Orée have come up with a beautiful handcrafted keyboard that exudes style like no other.

Dell Inspiron Duo: Hybrid Netbook/Tablet

21Sep2010 Filed under: Computing, Gadgets

Tablet PCs are all the rage these days, with products like the iPad on the market. Netbooks are also becoming increasingly popular with their portable size, which essentially makes them a mini laptop. So what makes the perfect matrimony of the two products? Dell’s Inspiron Duo certainly fits the criteria.

Facial recognition software certainly is not something new or foreign, but having such a software made publicly available is. This new program is able to scan a person’s face and then searches the web for all the photographs of that person.

There are times when Windows Explorer dies on you and takes with it, the Windows’ desktop and toolbar, together with the system notification area (aka system tray). Or Windows become annoyingly SLOW and something appears to be HOGGING your processor. Upon checking the Task Manager, you might see “Explorer (Not Responding)”, which can go on […]

Macbook Pro – An Amateur’s Review

23Aug2010 Filed under: Apple and Mac, Computing

I’ve been a PC/Windows user all my life. But just recently, after installing Windows 7 on my Dell Vostro laptop (which was running Windows Vista), I’m starting to experience my fair share of Windows problems. So I decided jump ship and join the Apple camp – here’s a look at my new toy… a shiny […]

The official music for this article is here, courtesy of The Rolling Stones. No, I am not really a big fan but strangely this great proggie by the name of Taskbar Shuffle reminds me of this long forgotten song. So turn up the volume and let Mick Jagger and gang take you back to a […]

Creative & Fancy USB Drives

23Jun2010 Filed under: Computing

Sushi, rubber duckies, keys and even jewellery, it seems that almost everything and anything has been turned into a design for USB flash drives at one point in time. With an almost infinite amount of different shapes and sizes USB flash drives have nowadays, it somehow still feels refreshing every time I see new and […]

Sometimes, you really need to keep things simple. You don’t really want the full power of a Microsoft Outlook, Windows Mail, Outlook Express or Mozilla Thunderbird to handle the simple job of shooting an email as these programs tend to be overloaded. This is when promoting Gmail to the lofty position of default email client […]

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It so happens that I just got one of those emails. The title of the email says “Are Leftover Onions Poisonous?” Now what do I do? Do I forward it to my friends and ask for their opinions? And appear stupid if it turned out to be a hoax? Truth or lie? Nah, I’ll just ask […]

The next big thing from microprocessor manufacturer AMD (and also Intel) will be the logical progression from quad-core processors to six-core. Undoubtedly these will sell for an arm and a leg. The launch dates for these brand new spanking processors is reported to be around the June-July timeframe, with the Intel solution costing upwards of $US […]

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