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The leakless alkaline battery


Hitachi has invented an alkaline battery it can charge more than 25 cents for, because it never leaks. From Tech-on:

The new product (also called "Voltage") will be released April 1, 2009. The company developed a new zinc alloy to

Hitachi flings open the doors of perception, inaugurates nightmarishly trippy Tera Era

Two bags of grass, 75 pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a saltshaker half-full of cocaine... a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of Budweiser, a pint of raw ether and two dozen amyls. …

Hitachi's Deskstar 7K1000B offers high-capacity, low-power 1TB drive


In the juxtaposition between high power, high capacity and low power usage, there's slim common ground, but Hitachi's latest 7200 RPM, 1TB hard drive is deftly trying to straddle it. With a 32MB buffer and a three-disk drive, the 3.5-inch …