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+ - Ajax Toolkit Framework for Eclipse

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "The Ajax Toolkit Framework (ATF) is a core piece of the new Open Ajax initiative, which aims to increase accessibility to the powerful Web programming technique through the Eclipse Foundation. This article includes a Hello World example in which you install and configure the ATF, then use Eclipse and Dojo to create a basic Web application."

+ - Build an Ajax app using Googel Web Toolkit

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BlueVoodoo writes "Google Web Toolkit makes building a rich Ajax browser client interface even easier than building traditional Java GUI interfaces. Learn the basics of GWT in this first article in a series, including how GWT lets you create an Asynchronous JavaScript + XML (Ajax) application and still write your code in the Java language. Discover how to create and run a small sample GWT application — a hot new Web 2.0 business called Slicr, which sells pizza online.

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The Internet

+ - 25MB Home/Soho Internet connection $99/Month

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mProbatus writes "Canadian Internet/Phone/Digital Cable provider Shaw is advertising as "Canada's Fastest Internet Service" for Home/Soho.

The details are: Shaw High-Speed Nitro Internet for 99.95 Per Month 25 Mb download speed, 1 Mb upload speed, 150 GB/month data transfer and 10 personal email accounts. $99.95/mo if you own the modem $104/mo if you don't. Prices in Canadian Dollars. I am going to suggest this for some of the managers of the companies I do IT consulting for and setup a FreeBSD box in their basement as an affordable secondary offsite storage."
The Internet

+ - Hunting Online With Web Cams

Submitted by
Pete G
Pete G writes "The World Hunting Association offers live streaming web cams for avid sportsmen. You can visit the website and view 6 high resolution web cams 24/7 with night vision and Hunt Online . If you like to hunt you have to check out this game. Within the web cam page you can also take snapshots of monster bucks and save them into your photo gallery. The game has caught some attention from avid fans that have started their own websites. ( Check out the game, its free."
PlayStation (Games)

+ - Initial experience with PS3?

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stoyan writes "It's been two days since the PS3 launch in Japan and we are yet to find a Slashdot story on initial reactions/experience with the console. After all the speculation and rumors, I figure many of us would be interested to know what the "real" story is. If you know of any information out there, PLEASE post a link. Even better, if you own a PS3 already, share your initial thoughts ;-)"
The Media

+ - Digital newspapers by 2008?

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gerkin38 writes "Instead of unfurling the morning paper and getting your fingers covered in black print as you flick through, cambridge scientists are now predicting that electronic newspapers — where the information is streamed directly to a flexible electronic screen — will be on the market in 2008? Have the boffins lost it? Read all about it at:,39024675,391 63972,00.htm"

Scientists Create Air Guitar T-shirt 105

Posted by Hemos
from the my-talent-gets-its-due dept.
onco_p53 writes "Australian scientists have invented a T-shirt that allows air guitarists to play actual music as they strum the air. The shirt has sensors in each elbow and sleeves to detect and interpret the air guitarist's arm movements — one arm chooses chords and the other strums imaginary strings. The gestures are then connected wirelessly to guitar audio samples to generate the music. Check out the video!"

+ - HiTech TShirt can Play Air Guitar

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* * Beatles-Beatles
* * Beatles-Beatles writes "Scientists announced Monday that they have developed a high-tech T-shirt that turns the strumming of an air guitar into music.

The T-shirt has motion sensors built into its elbows that pick up the wearer's arm motions and relay them wirelessly to a computer which interprets them as guitar rifts SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT"

+ - Nintendo Wii With DVD Playback Coming In 2007

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Stokky writes "Nintendo announced that they have selected Sonic Solutions to bring high-quality DVD movie viewing to a future version of their Wii gaming console. The company plans to release this version of Wii in the latter half of 2007. Unfortunately, the announcement only refers to DVD movies playback, not a fully-functional DVD unit for the Wii. But it's a start..."

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