No, this is not a deleted scene or an abandoned set from a science fiction movie. But you're not far off. Actually, this colorful structure is the 50m tall, 1000-ton mobile launch gantry for ESA's Vega launcher in French Guiana, as seen from the bottom looking up, captured by photographer Edgar Martins. [ESA]
I'm psyched to see Android moving into tablets. Some of the first will be from Innovative Converged Devices (ICD), who say their Tegra-powered 7-, 11-, and 15-inch tablets will arrive through "tier one" carriers in the first half of 2010.
This is ESA's video unveiling of its Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle, a test-bed for a next-generation reentry pod. The IXV is due to rocket aloft on Europe's new small Vega launcher in 2012 and test out a range of systems for a "proper" future vehicle. Ditching the simplicity and limitations of the now…
When only the best and most outrageously-equipped laptop will do, check out the Microworks Vega with a 20.1 inch screen and the latest AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60 CPU. Besides its absurdly large screen, you can equip it with just about anything available on notebooks, including a Blu-ray burner, EV-DO, GPS, a TV tuner, a…
That mystery Korean UMPC we showed you a few weeks back has just been de-mystified. It's called the Vega, and runs the full-blown Windows XP Operating System on it. Best yet, it costs about 700,000 Won ($700).
Mobility Today found a picture from an anonymous Korean tipster that seems to show a corner of a UMPC-like device. Is it an UMPC? Why does the picture say Windows XP? What's the deal with "Pocket PC Vega" too? Weird.