PageRank is the algorithm used by the Google search engine, originally formulated by Sergey Brin and Larry Page in their paper The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine. It is based on the premise, prevalent in the world of academia, tha
Those crazy kids at RockBox.org are working on another port of their popular open-source firmware. This time, they're going after the Apple iPod. 28 January 2006 - Rockbox boots and appears to be stable on the iPod Color/Photo, the Nano and the Video. Plu
Here’s yet another reason to dump your landline phone service, as if you needed one. Corega, a Japanese company, has introduced this neat-looking 100% Skype compatible phone. The company is supposed to be renowned for its network products and the CG-USB
As convenient as the small sizes of today’s flash drives are, they also carry with them the problem of easily being lost. Fortunately, Imation has come up with a surprisingly not-too-bad-looking solution — the Flash Wristband ($TBD).The drive features
Screw those X10 cameras—this is the real way to go. Jon Curwen has set up a little security/monitoring device in his back yard with a few cheap tools. He uses an iSight camera being powered and run by an old—technicolor G3 iBook old—Apple computer.
The small Apple-ish styled device holds four AAA batteries (provided in box) which it charges over USB. Any USB charger based gadget can then be plugged into it for a power boost. In the case of the iPod GEAR4 claims an additional eight hours of audio pla
Let's get our terminology straight. "Podcasts" clearly started life with a reference to Apple's iPod, which supports MP3 and at least two different proprietary formats, Apple's AAC and Audible's AA. Over time, it has evolved to include MP3 broadcasts to n