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In future America, car stops you.

To wrap up our visit to its R&D lab in Palo Alto, Mercedes-Benz's Gordon Peredo demonstrated "Smart Stop," a wireless safety system that¬†stops cars automatically¬†when the driver fails to heed a red light.…


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Crazy customer flashes gun at Apple store

From the Cincinatti Inquirer:
A clerk at the Apple Store in Kenwood Towne Centre kept a cool head when a customer reportedly took his frustration with his iPhone too far. Hamilton County sheriff's deputies say Donald Goodrich, 38, took his

The original IBM Thinkpad

THINK-III.jpg From Continous Lean, via Daring Fireball.

Cars! Mercedes' future wireless entertainment tech

Dr. Kal Mos, Engineering Director for Mercedes-Benz R&D, North America, demonstrates future in-vehicle entertainment and information systems at the company's Palo Alto lab. In the fourth post from our visit to Mercedes' North American research lab in Palo Alto (…

Ooma Telo: VoIP your wallet can believe in

Ooma sells lifetime VOIP subscriptions for $250, including excellent hardware: a great deal if you are even remotely capable of financial planning. Its new model, the Telo, also includes a matching DECT 6.0 handset. I prefer the blocky look of…

HP offers 17TB Windows Home Server box

HP's latest mediasmart home server can stack up to 17TB of storage in a box the size of one of those little desktop fridges you can buy from Skymall. Data. Beer. Your decision. P.S. it has much-improved Mac admin software,…

Google removes Pirate Bay from index

The irony being that searching for "Pirate Bay" now brings up the infinitely shiftier piratebay.com. From the Google results:
In response to a complaint we received under the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we have removed 4 result(s) from this

PSPGo reviews nail Sony on pricing

Sony's PSPGo, though a nice piece of hardware, is a raw deal for customers: the only way to buy games is online, from Sony, and the prices are jacked way up. Ars Techinca describes it in scathing terms.


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