Raytheon Blaster Can Smash Through Concrete Juggernaut Style

A new prototype device developed by Raytheon Co. can bash through concrete walls like nobody's business. Plans for the 100 pound Controlled Impact Rescue Tool, or CIRT, will place the device in the hands of firefighters, military personnel and search teams as part of a program developed by the Department of Homeland… » 3/24/08 8:40pm 3/24/08 8:40pm

Exclusive Video: Flat Flexible OLED Screen Survives Hammer Pounding

What happens when you smash a super-thin OLED display with a hammer? Last week, Wilson and I learned all about OLEDs, but after our factory tour we were left with that one nagging question. Lucky for us, mystery solved, as UDC has the answer courtesy of this video demonstration. Personally, I'd like to see this test… » 12/03/07 1:00pm 12/03/07 1:00pm

Format War Non-News and Rumor Smash: Wal-Mart Didn't Order 2M HD DVD…

Remember those rumors that Wal-Mart was going big in HD DVD and ordering 2 million cheapo Chinese HD DVD players? Yeah, that's not so true. Fuh Yuan, the company supposedly taking the orders, just posted a correction regarding the orders, saying they "had not received yet." Wal-Mart just asked them for a cost analysis… » 4/26/07 7:14pm 4/26/07 7:14pm

Rumor Smashed: iTunes Card NOT Free With Zune

Yesterday we posted a Weird Combo of the Day that offered a $15 iTunes card free with the purchase of a Zune. Later, we even had a "tip" from a CompUSA "employee" with a "screenshot" of an internal "memo" referencing the "incident" about the "deal" and yes I like "quotes". » 2/10/07 2:30pm 2/10/07 2:30pm

Yeah, it really was. But for now, RUMOR (...that we sorta…