Category: Tech

Japanese Scientists have Cloned a Frozen Dead Mouse

The line between science fiction and reality continues to be blurred more and more. Recently a Japanese team of scientists at the Riken Center for Developmental Biology successfully made a clone mouse from braincells of a mouse that have been frozen for 16 years. The...

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Honda’s Robo-Legs – Futuristic Walking Assist Device

Honda recently revealed an interesting piece of technology. The device is a robotic exoskeleton that is worn like shoes to support the body and protect the joints while moving around and doing repetitive tasks like what workers might do daily in factories. Honda developed the...

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Let the Mobile Phone Service Wars Begin

Claro has now official launched in Jamaica (albeit with a few hiccups), Digicel is aggressively promoting it’s position as “Jamaica’s bigger better network” and Cable and Wireless is regrouping and rearming it’s entire Caribbean division to LIME to go on the offensive. The entire telecommunications...

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Funny Robot Fight

Idle internet surfing has again led me to something interesting, this time it’s an unbalanced fight between robots! How geeked out cool is that? “ALCNON?” (right) versus “Neutrino” (left)

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The New Joost – failed to redefine television

Long time readers of my blog can remember my initial infatuation with Joost, but then I just lost interest because I pretty much watched all the programs that interested me within the first few days and got sick on the advertisements and download requirement when...

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Google Chrome Browser Detection Added

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks Google recently released their own browser called Chrome and it is currently in beta. I’ve been fiddling with Chrome and I love it but I don’t think it will take over for...

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Jamaica’s second Mobile Technology Revolution – Claro is here

Jamaica’s first mobile technology revolution came when Digicel entered the market and rescued Jamaica from obsolete mobile network technology and ridiculous mobile network rates that the lone mobile provider (Cable and Wireless) provided to the people. Digicel arrived and conquered the hearts of the people...

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Computer Generated Girls are coming

I’ve been watching videos and reading up on what went on at the Wireless Japan Expo 2008. As expected there was some crazy wireless technology on show by the Japanese, some of which are practical and useful. I will let you decide though it computer...

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Japanese Web Browser – Sleipnir

Sleipnir is a web browser from Japan based Fenrir & Co a software company from Osaka. Recently an English version was released after being only available in Japanese for many years. Sleipnir currently has about 100,000 users but intends to capture a bigger slice of...

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Sharp Low Power Consumption LCD TV

I’ve spotted something interesting from the 2008 G8 Summit in Toyako Japan. Sharp has developed a 26 inch low power consumption liquid crystal display TV and new cost effective solar cell modules that is says is perfect for third world nation. Albeit a bit small...

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