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Creme That Egg: Rube Goldberg Machine Destroys Easter In 8,000 Easy Steps

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrCb_fNmSTA[/youtube] I have to admit, this Rube Goldberg machine is pretty friggn' ingenious—even if it does result in a the gruesome death of a delicious Cadbury Egg. [Telegraph via Jezebel]

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A First Look at USB 3.0

A First Look at USB 3.0

Now that Intel's brought together the world in a harmonious USB 3.0 standard, here's a first look at the new connectors brought to us by MaximumPC. Ten times faster than the old USB spec, USB 3.0 can transfer a 27GB file in just 70 seconds. Plus, with more "lanes" of data within the connector, new U

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Samsung's New Ultra Slim 30-Nanometer Flash Memory Chips Will Cause Gadget Shrinkage

Samsung's New Ultra Slim 30-Nanometer Flash Memory Chips Will Cause Gadget Shrinkage

With stacks of eight being only 0.6mm thick, Samsung's new 30-nanometer NAND chips are practically anorexic, but for once that's a good thing. Thinner chips like these could bring smaller gadgets and hopefully also lead to lower SSD prices. According to Samsung, their new chips are actually the sl

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Canon D10 Water, Shock and Freeze Proof Camera Is Lovechild of Submarine and Bondi Blue iMac

Canon D10 Water, Shock and Freeze Proof Camera Is Lovechild of Submarine and Bondi Blue iMac

While all of Canon's new point-and-shoots look yummy, the shockproof D10 is my absolute favorite: It looks like the streamlined retro-future lovechild of a submarine and an original Bondi blue iMac. Besides being shock, water (up to 33 feet) and freeze-proof (down to 14 degrees F), it's got a

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WiLink Crams Wi-Fi, GPS, FM Transmission and Bluetooth Into a Single Chip

WiLink Crams Wi-Fi, GPS, FM Transmission and Bluetooth Into a Single Chip

Texas Instruments says that their WiLink 7.0 is the first chip with four wireless radios in one: FM transmission and reception, GPS, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. What does this mean for you, gadget lovers? In theory, a wholalot goodness. Texas Instruments claims that mobile gadgets using this

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Signs of Armageddon: We’re worrying about CO2 emissions of a Google search

Take some interesting science statistics. Mix in a well-known company such as Google. Stir well. And you have a bunch of malarkey about how searching the Web is killing the planet. I suppose there’s nothing else to worry about on the weekend (Techmeme). First up, the Times of London “reveals t

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Obama's Plan to Digitize Medical Records Draws Criticism from Doctors

Obama's Plan to Digitize Medical Records Draws Criticism from Doctors

Digitization of medical records is one of Obama's most prominent talking points: he claims modernizing records will save lives and billions of dollars at the same time. But some doctors aren't taken with the idea. In a New York Times op-ed piece, Dr. Anne Armstrong-Coben expresses concern that

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Scientists Successfully Embed Silicon Chips Inside Human Cells

Scientists Successfully Embed Silicon Chips Inside Human Cells

Scientists have already created mini-cyborgs out of living cells and semiconductor materials, but now biological cells can also contain tiny silicon chips, which could become sensors that monitor microscopic activities, deliver drugs to target cells or even repair cell structures. According to

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Asus’s Super Skinny Eee PC 1008HA Seashell Is $429, Still Gorgeous

Full GALLERY Below,

Yes boys and girls, this tapered sliver of a machine really is an Eee PC. And it’s really a . It’s $429. Here are the specs:

It feels like it’s from a third generation of netbook—at first you had the crappy 7-inchers, then larger,(…)

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Viliv S5 Lightning Review (Netbook, Meet MID)

The gadget: Viliv S5, a computer that fits in your palm, packing all the processor of the latest netbooks along with .

The price: $599 (configured with 4.8″ WSVGA , 60gb , Atom 1.33GHz CPU, free spare , car kit and pouch)

The verdict :( …)

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The Slim Acer Aspire 3935, and the Behemoth Aspire 8935G

It could be the best 80s-style comedy you’ve seen in years. The Acer 3935 and 8935G are about as biologically related as Danny DeVito and the Governator.

The Aspire 3935 (above) is a 13.3-inch (16:9, 1366×768), 4.1-lb lightweight, featuring 3GB of RAM, a 2.0 GHz Core(…)

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10 skills developers will need in the next five years

With the recent changes in the economy, a lot of developers are focused on their short-term job prospects. At the same time, it’s important to make sure that you get the most bang for your buck when it comes to taking the time and energy(…)

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Intel Atom Turns One With New 2GHz, 1.2GHz Models

It’s been a year since fired the opening salvo against regular-size laptopping with its processor. Now, the Z series gets its expected speed bump, and at the bottom end, a low- MID-oriented model.

The Atom Z550 takes the Atom to heretofore unseen speeds of(…)

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