Ultra High Definition Televisions with glasses free 3D

Toshiba released the “REGZA 55X3” LCD panel with 3,840 × 2,160 resolution and naked eye 3D viewing resolution High Definition. Now already available in Japan and Germany, TV is all set to hit US and will retail for just over $10,000. Toshiba demonstrated the latest version of the 55inch 4Kresolution auto stereoscopic (the glasses free) …

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Huawei has quadcore chip that is up to 50% faster than Nvidia Tegra 3

EETimes -Huawei has announced a quadcore chip for smartphones and tablets that is 30 to 50% faster than the NVIDIA Tegra 3 Huawei sold 20 million handsets last year and could sell 60 million thus year. The K3V2 chip will also be sold to other makers. If you liked this article, please give it a …

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Single-atom transistor is ‘perfect’

Eurekalert – In a remarkable feat of micro-engineering, UNSW (University of New South Wales) physicists have created a working transistor consisting of a single atom placed precisely in a silicon crystal. The tiny electronic device, described today in a paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, uses as its active component an individual phosphorus atom …

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Electronic Tattoo Monitors Brain, Heart and Muscles

National Science Foundation – Elastic electronics offer less invasive, more convenient medical treatment Imagine if there were electronics able to prevent epileptic seizures before they happen. Or electronics that could be placed on the surface of a beating heart to monitor its functions. The problem is that such devices are a tough fit. Body tissue …

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The Case for more resources transformational technology rather than spending money to master hiding waste

Currently many countries are looking to spend many billions of dollars to research and implement carbon sequestration. What does the end state of this option look like ? In many decades we will have spent trillions of dollars to pipe carbon dioxide into the ground and we could have energy that is still dirty but …

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One of the two $150 million tickets on Space Adventures’s 2015 lunar flyby have been sold

One of the two available tickets on Space Adventures’ planned 2015 flyby of the moon has been sold, astronaut Byron Lichtenberg confirmed at an MIT conference today. If you’re sitting on a small fortune and want to see the far side of the moon, act fast before the last seat on the Soyuz spacecraft is …

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Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb for Tablets

Google demonstrated Honeycomb’s features, as well as new apps developed by partners for the new operating system, using Motorola Xoom tablets, which are set to become available through Verizon in March. The tablet’s dual-core processor is more efficient and powerful than previous mobile chips, allowing slick 3-D graphics, among other features. Aric Cheston, a creative …

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Calcite cloaks a pink piece of paper

A piece of pink paper vanishes under a new invisibility cloak developed by MIT researchers. Science news has a picture of a calcite cloak covering a pink piece of paper. In principle, Barbastathis says, the same method could be used in real-life situations to conceal an object from view — and the only limitation on …

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TheOilDrum agrees – new monthly peak in liquid fuel production and soon a new peak in monthly oil production

TheOildrum, perhaps the most popular peak oil web site, has an article by Stuart Staniford that agrees with my reading of the IEA report that there is a new monthly high in liquid fuel production and likely near term prospects for oil production are for higher oil production. My article on the IEA world oil …

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Cigar Lake Uranium Mine update for third quarter 2010

Cameco provided an update on Cigar Lake Uranium Mine for the third quarter of 2010 Cameco continues to target initial production in mid-2013 and ramping the production up to 5000 tons per year. Cameco plans include: * continuing to restore the underground mine systems, infrastructure and underground development areas so we can resume construction * …

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The Economist World in 2011 and 2036

The Economist World in 2011 forecasts are up and I have some highlights below Links to the Economist World in 2011 videos Economist World in 2011 – China GDP growth: 8.4% GDP: $6,460bn (PPP: $11,292bn) Inflation: 3.5% Population: 1,345.7m GDP per head: $4,800 (PPP: $8,390) Economist World in 2011 – India GDP growth: 8.2% GDP: …

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