All this landing on comets business has got me thinking about the next chapter of space exploration in a totally new way. You can have your Armageddons and Deep Impacts with their Aerosmith soundtracks and Morgan Freeman presidents. What happened today reminded me more of 2010: The Year We Make Contact.
Thanks to the House of Representatives passing the Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010, Caller ID spoofing will be outlawed. Sure, you may prevent your number from being seen, but no more pretending that you're calling from another phone:
Dear 2010, you'll bring the iSlate, Android 3, Natal, iPhone 4, and whatever other cool things we can't foresee now. But now you're too short, young, and cute. Don't worry, you'll get there. Happy New Year, everyone. [Thanks David Keyes]
Do you make new year's resolutions? If so, you should avoid the following products. Your chance for success in 2010 would be over before it began.
Digitimes' patchy sources are claiming that OmniVision Technologies—the current manufacturers of the iPhone 3GS' 3.2-megapixel CMOS image sensor—has won a new contract with Apple to provide the Cupertino company with new sensors for the next-generation 2010 iPhone.
President Obama's proposed 2010 budget goes where no Bush has gone before by including significant spending for scientific agencies, including NASA, the EPA, and Department of Energy, on top of the stimulus package.