Technology

Lightscribe Discs

LightScribe technology is to produce an optical disc recording using a specially coated recordable CDs and a DVD of laser-etched labels with text or graphics discs in comparison with labels and printable.The method uses the LightScribe laser in the same way if the raw data is on the hard drive, a grayscale image of the label is written, placed the tip of the disc. First, the discs only in a sepia color, but today are available in several colors.The purpose of LightScribe is to enable users to jump labels on disc (instead of stickers), with their optical disc writer. Special discs and a compatible disc writer needed. Before or after the recording of data, the playback of the disc, the user rotates the disk and add the label down. The laser and then to produce on the label in a way to record an image.LightScribe discs was developed by Hewlett-Packard engineer Daryl Anderson and chemical coatings developed by Dr. Makarand Gore and marketed by a joint effort of the image design of HP and optical storage divisions in 2004. Anderson is no longer actively participate in Lightscribe… [...]

Icon Identification – What Those iPod Symbols Mean

If you are a new user of the ever-popular iPod, you may have noticed that it takes some time to learn what those little icons mean and want to know when you should be alarmed or bothered. Every one of them has a purpose and we all know how much of a drag it is to read the Users Manual.Would not it be easy if someone just spelled it out in plain English for all to see? Instead of digging through a manual full of technical jargon, here we will discuss the meanings of the icons popping up on your screen.You will see a Battery icon when your battery is low. You will need to plug in your iPod to your computer or the nearest electrical outlet. Let it charge for at least a few hours or longer if possible. After charging, if the battery icon still appears on your screen, you may have a bigger issue at hand. You may need to do a bit of troubleshooting or replace your battery.To trouble shoot your battery, you should make you sure you have the latest firmware upgrade. Then, you need to discharge your battery and just let your iPod play without interruption until it dies. Then, you need to recharge the battery. To replace your battery, you can contact your manufacturer or retailer.If you see the Folder icon this means you have a software problem. It is suggested that you restore your entire iPod by updating the system or erasing your iPod. To erase and restore your iPod you need to open :My Computer: on your Desktop. Then, choose :IPOD: which should be located near your C drive. [...]

Spy Pen – Must have gadget

With the advent of new technologies and many new devices invented almost every day. We all have fantasized about this spy pen, we all recognize, in many films, but now we use in our daily lives. Many people use it for a long time. This device can not be called a gimmick, because it is so often in our daily life has become a part of life that has been used for many. In ancient times, only one kind of pen light was available. But now the technology has improved, there are many types of light pen with different functions. There are several areas in which they used a light pen. Journalism, business, holding companies, universities, schools and used on other sites and a pen light is used in future. With advances in technology for people with a technology that makes life easier research. Spy Pen has also contributed in various ways. If you buy a light spring for the purchase of course… [...]

Nokia n97 White For Camera Lovers

The Nokia have launched a new white colour variant of the N97 besides of its black coloured phone which is being aimed at the youth and fashion market as the phone looks more dazzling in white colour. The Nokia N97 comes with a 3.5 inch TFT touch screen which is excellent about this phone. The screen is large enough to allow user to view imagesin clear and distinct colours and it displays 16 million colours at 360 x 640 pixels in size. The Nokia N97 white dimensions are 117.2 x 55.3 x 15.9-18.3 mm and it weights 150 g. For data entry the phone comes with the touch screen with the useful handwriting recognition and besides that there is a slide out full QWERTY keyboard.The N97 white uses at the core of its operation an ARM 11 434 MHz processor also the Symbian OS v9.4 completed with Series 60 operating system. The user can access the internet through both the HSDPA and Wi-Fi connections, besides that other options like GPRS, EDGE, Blue tooth and USB are also on the line. Besides of other entertainment features Nokia n97 also offers an MP3 player that supports MP3, AAC, eAAC+, eAAC and WMA audio file formats and there is also FM radio in the list. Satellite navigation is also offered to user as smartphone has built in GPS with A-GPS support and Nokia maps function. The Nokia n97 also comes with an internal memory of 32 Gb of storage which can be expanded upto 16gb with the help of MicroSD memory card slot offered in the phone… [...]

Blackberry Curve 8520

The mobile trend presently is not just about top-of-the-line functionality, nor jaw-dropping esthetics but more so on money savings and cost-friendly facets. Most mobile phone manufacturers are on the quest and battle of economics and quality, luckily for them, they have on its own shown unbelievable mobile designs that subdued the clamoring and requirements of the mobile buyers. Acquirable as an Unlocked mobile device, Blackberry is of no exception. Introducing, Blackberry’s entry to the feature-rich but affordable mobile phone industry, the Blackberry Curve 8520. The body of the mobile device has a very seamless and brilliant finish to yield that really sophisticated feel and it also has a 2.64″ display that grants 65k colorings at 320 x 240 pixel resolutions. It likewise features its trademark trackpad incorporated. The trackpad is far nicer than the last noted because of its superb sensitiveness and reactivity. It arrives complete with a 35-key QWERTY keyboard making text input much much better to do. The 2 megapixel photographic camera addresses the job of catching hi-res photos on the Curve 8520. Video recording is also present to acquire great events and affairs on video… [...]

How to Make Night Vision Goggles

Night vision goggles are optical instruments, which allow images to be produced in low levels of light, nearing night. These instruments are usually used by law enforcement and military agencies and but are also used by civilians. These devices are different from binoculars though often confused with them.Here are some things that are required if you want to know how to make night vision goggles. The image intensifier tube was the invention, which made the invention of night vision devices, including goggles possible. The image intensifier is a tube that is able to convert photons in to electrons and is able to amplify even minute quantities of light making it possible to see in the darkness.The mechanism of the tube is that when the light enters the objective lens, it strikes a photo cathode, which also carries an energy charge. This charge travels through the intensifier to convert photons into electrons and then strikes a phosphor screen on which the image gets illuminated. It is the function of the ocular lenses on the goggles to help in focusing on the images… [...]

Review of Motorola Razr2 V8

The Motorola RAZR 2 V8 has been a very successful phone since it was released, it looks just as good as it performs! With a sleek stylish design it will be very popular amongst people that go for looks over performance. It has two screens with the outer screen having touch sensitive controls utilising today’s technology to the fullest. Both screens have a great 320 x 240 pixels and are capable of having 18 bit colours so you can rest assure that they will be highly visible in any condition thrown at you.The phone itself has many of the require features such as Bluetooth, Infrared and UBS connectivity making customization easier than ever, simply hook it up to your pc with the software included and you will be able to send over music, images, themes and screensavers to suit your mood. It is capable of having mp3’s so you can use the amazing 2000mb memory as an mp3 player but be careful – you cannot buy optional memory cards so you are limited to the factory basic memory (although it will be big enough for most users!)… [...]

Samsung LE55C650 Can Be Used For Dynamic Signage & Home

The key to any successful dynamic signage campaign is getting the right image out there and the main interface with the consumers is the display, here is a cost effective solution.Samsung have launched the LE55C650, this is the 55 inch LCD full 1080p television with a free view HDD (forget this for the moment). It is in a sleek black frame that looks terribly sexy.Using it as a Television.This is one awesome piece of equipment for any home, it can be left on its stand or wall mounted, providing a high definition image where blacks are certainly black and sharp. The audio is delivered by the SRS theatre sound that sounds as though you are in the movies providing a surround sound experience. [...]

Robotic Sculptures Made of Recycled Stuff by Andrea Petrachi

I always liked robotic sculptures, especially when they are made to look like real robots. Andrea Petrachi who is also known by his nickname Himatic is artist from Lecce, Italia and he is pretty known by his work on creating robotic sculptures from recycled materials. He uses old parts of electronics and home devices such as phones, cameras and similar things to create little robotic sculptures. [...]

Pretty Cool and Pretty Expensive Steampunk Cellphone

Steampunk fans are little bit addictive about transforming any stuff and redesigning it in steampunk style. One steampunk fan should already have done transforming all of his home and of course, his computer into steampunk-like things. However, it is not easy to be steampunk fan and still to love latest technologies such as computers, mobile phones and similar. We have already seen that it is possible to ‘steampunkize’ whole computer. Now, here you can see pretty cool and pretty expensive steampunk cellphone.It is almost incredible that this little thing costs $300,000… [...]