From astronaut Reid Wiseman: "It is tough to concentrate at the gym when this is the view." Yes, Reid, your life sucks. The astronauts should actually install the toilet in the cupola. I'm sure the best ideas in the history of humankind would be produced there.
Skycrapers, TV towers, and observation towers are among the most emergent objects of human engineering. If you want to look around as far as possible without climbing a mountain or getting on a plane, you just have to buy a ticket to the observation deck of the nearest supertall structure.
The running joke since the iPad laced up its shoes is that tablets are big, over-glorified phones. That's silly! They share electricity, touchscreens, apps, and rectangularity, but that's about it. Except the Evo View, which is the joke's punchline.
After villagers chased the Street View cars away in Buckinghamshire, England, it became pretty obvious last year that a lot of Brits were unhappy having their houses and streets documented online.
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Story: It's the same SanDisk Sansa View, just with another 16GB of storage crammed in for a total of 32GB. Cost? 350 smackers next month. Bore-y: It's the exact same player, it just holds more crap—for a price.
The folks at Unwired View have received a leaked shot of a new Sony Ericsson clamshell phone, which totes the Z660i moniker. Besides 3G connectivity, 2MP camera and a thickness of 14mm, not an awful lot is known about the metal clad cellphone. In fact, we cannot be certain the phone even exists.
SanDisk killed off its original Sansa View, a flash-endowed PMP shown at CES, and today announced that it is giving the name to a super-slim 16GB video and music player that will cost $199. It's no coincidence that this is twice the memory of Apple's new 8GB nano—at the same price.
Your friends have undoubtedly been clogging up your in-box with funny pictures from Google Maps Street View, but do you know how those pictures were taken? You do now. Google licensed shots from Immersive Media, a company that specializes in 360-degree videos, in order to fill out their coverage in cities like NYC.