The whirring hard drives that once occupied entire university labs held but a fraction of the data we carry in our pockets every day — and that’s only 50 years of progress. Today, as we move further into the cloud, and witness the latest and greatest pocket media devices, we thought it fitting to take a look back at how far we’ve come on our quest to store as much information in as little space as possible.
Transfer Documents On The Go -- U Transfer USB stick eliminates the need for using a computer as a medium to transfer information from one stick to another. It is equipped with a display that is hopefully a touchscreen, and has a slot at one end to hook up another stick. File transfers promise to be easy, and I can imagine myself using this stick at live blogging events.
Tablets Are a Dream Come True for Retailers [INFOGRAPHIC]
Tablets Are a Dream Come True for Retailers: "Since tablets have burst into the ecommerce space in the last few years, they’ve drastically altered the online shopping experience. That’s a good thing for retailers. Tablet users prefer to use tablets at home, an environment where they’re more likely to buy. -- ... tablets will be adopted even more quickly in the U.S. than smartphones. By 2014, more than one-third of U.S. Internet users will have tablets..."
Padlet: Creates a Wall Where You and Others Can Share Messages, Links, and Files - Padlet is an Internet application that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device. http://padlet.com/
XtremeMac Tango Sound Bar: "The Tango Audio Bar connects via any USB port, and after that the 10 watt speaker will take over. This bar flows seamlessly with the design of your personal computer (PC) or Mac. The six speaker configuration equipped with dual dome tweeters can be adjusted via the amber backlit volume control."
Negative Scanner -- Insert your negatives or slides into the trays and press one button to scan. the imagelab scanner transforms them directly into high quality 9 megapixel jpeg digital photographs without a computer!