In 2011, a Billion Smart Devices and Counting There are nearly 7 billion people in the world. In 2011, a smart device - be it a tablet, smartphone or a PC - was sold for one out of every seven of those people, according to estimates from International Data Corp.
Microsoft illustrates where computers are headed and what they'll look like in our life time... I get chills every time I watch something like this. The opportunity! The potential! It's so big, so beautiful, that I understand the wonder that my parents' generation felt watching us fly to space for the first time.
West African Inventor Makes a $100 3D Printer From E-Waste
Kodjo Afate Gnikou, a resourceful inventor from Togo in West Africa, has made a $100 3D printer which he constructed from parts he scrounged from broken scanners, computers, printers and other e-waste. The fully functional DIY printer cost a fraction of those currently on the market, and saves environmentally damaging waste from reaching landfill sites.
The California’s e-waste recycling program has some major loopholes. According to the Sacramento Bee, the state’s government-owned electronic recycling program is losing a lot of money because of recyclers’ false claims.
Shoppers wearing only their underwear wait in line outside a Desigual clothing store on June 14, 2012 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The store, as a promotional event under the motto “Get undressed, we’ll dress you!”, was offering the first 100 scantily-clad shoppers a free outfit of their choice. (Photos: Juergen Schwarz)
The Canon Snap concept is a look into what a future device might look like. The Snap is tiny enough to wear on your finger yet powerful enough to give today’s bigger cameras a run for their money. The single button interface makes it easy to take a picture at a whim’s moment. perfect for your stalker tendencies. Com’on now, you know you’ve got it in you. We all do.