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New LCD Display From NEC Can Switch Between Wide and Narrow Viewing Angles

Today NEC announced the development of a LCD display that can switch between wide and narrow viewing angles without sacrificing image quality. Essentially, this would allow users to choose between a wide angle "public" mode (sharing photos of your vacation) or a narrow "private" mode (watching porn at work). This… »10/24/07 8:50pm10/24/07 8:50pm

Nokia's Point&Find Technology Both Useful and Creepy

Nokia has used its The Way We Live Next show in Finland to reveal the company's Point&Find system. In a nutshell, the cellphone company is developing the technology to allow you to point your Nokia cell at any object — restaurants, cinemas, even that cute girl you see on the bus to work each morning (er, are you sure… »10/24/07 7:44am10/24/07 7:44am

Lightning Power For Energy, Time Travel Another Story

Lightning. It just goes about it's business—mocking us. We have always known there is potential there for an alternative energy source, but harnessing that power has proven difficult. However, an inventor names Steve LeRoy may be on the brink of changing all that with a device that generates lightning then harvests… »10/15/07 7:20pm10/15/07 7:20pm