jpwilliams writes: This tiny projector can use random surfaces to project an image. Using a webcam, it adapts to the surface, not just by adjusting keystone, but also following that surface and displaying different amounts of information (in certain cases). The guy in the video also uses a coffee mug as an app changer.
jpwilliams writes: Gizmag reports that researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have tested a 10-inch bullet that can be fired from a smooth-bore rifle to hit a laser-marked target one mile away. Interestingly, "... the accuracy improves the further away the target is. 'Because the bullet's motions settle the longer it is in flight, accuracy improves at longer ranges.'"
jpwilliams writes: Out of the seven people charged in the Megaupload case, four are being held pending extradition proceedings. Three others remain at large.
An interesting quote from a law professor highlights one reason the case is unusual. Referencing the indictment's citation of e-mails between members of the accused... “The government hopes to use their private words against them,” Mr. Kerr said. “This should scare the owners and operators of similar sites.”
jpwilliams writes: HP reverses it's initial decision and decides to exit the tablet and PC business, ditching the Pre and webOS. Apparently Leo Apotheker who recently joined HP from rival SAP, wants to refocus on the company's profitable software. This goes in line with another move this article mentions... the acquisition of UK software firm Autonomy