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Kinect

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Xbox360_kinectMicrosoft has made a new way to play games on the X-Box 360. This new way to play is called Kinect. Kinect first came out in Brazil, on June 1, 2009, and it was called “Project Natal”. The Kinect was first brought into the North America on November 4, 2010. Unlike other games, Kinect doesn’t need a controller for people to play, your body is the controller. Kinect uses a combination of cameras and microphones to detect the peoples moves. The camera is ranged at 6-10 feet to detect the person/people playing. We can fit as much people we want onto the screen, but the Kinect can only run calculations for two people at a time. The Kinect will recognize the peoples face and voice that already played a game on the Kinect.

Windows Phone 7

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

The new Windows Phone 7 is easily customized and is constantly updated. One glance tells you a lot of things like whats going on, whats going to happen next, or what you missed. The tiles on the screen can show pending messages or appointments, news and weather, or game and friend status all refreshed wirelessly from the web. Its also always yours to decorate, like pin down people, apps, playlists, pictures, and other favorites you have in mind. Their all just a fingertip away.

The New Iphone4.

Friday, December 17th, 2010

The Iphone4 can do pretty much everything. It has facetime which allows you to video call your family and friends. You can record and edit your video recording all on the same phone. You can place calls or play music using your voice. The Iphone4 allows you to airprint, so you can print with your phone and you can also stream wireless music, photos, and movies. You can text videos and photos. There are a lot of apps. you can get on your phone from the app. store.

Apple

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
the new shuffle and i-pod touch

the new nano and i-pod touch

The new Ipod touch has many new features which allows people connect to others more easily. The FaceTime feature allows somebody to call another person who has the same Ipod and they will video call by using their email address. There is a camera display on the front and back of the Ipod, which shoots videos and takes photos in HD. The ipod nano is another one of Apple’s new line-up. The artists and playlists are on pages of the ipod. The click wheel has been replaced by a touch screen.

new apple ipod touch

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

The iPod touch has a lot of new features. One of them is FaceTime where you can talk to other people via wi-fi who also have FaceTime. And you can take photos and videos with either of the two built in cameras one on each side of the iPod. There is also a game center where you can compete against other people anywhere around the world. The new iPod touch has a voice control option that you can use to change what your listening to by saying simple commands like “next song” and “pause.”

The new iPod touch is cool because all these extra features make it that much more fun.

SawStop

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
Shishmaref table saw with saw stop technology.

Shishmaref table saw with saw stop technology.

Shishmaref recently purchased a SawStop table saw.Sawstop table saws are the most advanced saws in the wolrd, setting the standard for table saw saftey.

The SawStop is equiped with a saftey system. If someone causes contact with the spinning blade then within milliseconds the brakes will stop the blade avoiding a devastating injury. For more info click on this link. http://www.sawstop.com/howitworks/sawstop_whitepaper.pdf

amazon kindle

Monday, May 17th, 2010

wireless reading device

weight: 10.2 ounces

size: 1/3 thinner than most magazines

3g network allows you to download books from your device, no fees, no anual contracts, no wi-fi hotspot hunting

holds up to 1500 book

one week of reading on battery life. it can read news papers magazines  blogs out loud to you unless the rights owner made it unavailable. can display PDF documents natively. reads like a paper without glare even in bright sunlight.

This would be cool because it can read to a person who doesn’t know how to read. It also sends books in 30 secs instead of waiting for two weeks through mail.

Nintendo DSi XL

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The new Nintendo DSi XL for the first time in the company’s history, it’s made an existing platform bigger, with questionable reasons as to why. At 6.3-inches long and 3.6-inches wide, it’s both taller and wider (closed and held upright) than that 1989 Game Boy, and at two-thirds of a pound it’s heftier than either the original DS or PSP. Less than an inch thin, the handheld is still slender enough to slip into your pocket.

cell phone

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

i think cell phones are the fastest way of getting around to comminacating with your friends. ps i don’t know how to spell good. or should i say its the second way. i always wanted a cell phone and i hope i can get one soon enough…but in my dreams. cell phones..dreamy.

The New FireFox Personas

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The New FireFox Personas allow you to change the appearance of your display. They have really cool ones about a lot of different things. Here are some examples of some categories: Abstract, Fashion, Film & TV, Holiday, Music, Nature, and much more. I think this is very interesting because you may get bored of your old display, but with the new FireFox Personas you can change the theme as many times as you change your clothes.

-PL

Twiddla

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Twiddla was founded by Benjamin Satterfield and a group of people on July 18, 2008.The type of technology is Software, and it doesn’t need to be downloaded on the website. Twiddla was created to collaborate and its free, anybody can use it. On twiddla we can do a free sign up and then go to New Meeting where you can add some images onto your profile and put an image onto your background and draw things. If you want to save things from the New Meeting you can if you want. You don’t need to sign up to save things. Twiddla doesn’t need any plug-ins or downloads to do anything on the website. On twiddla you can chat with people and send invites to friends to show twiddla or chat.

Wacom Bamboo

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

The person who created the Wacom Bamboo is I think Japanese people because they are the people that mostly use it. This was created not too long ago and finally came into the U.S and people are finally starting to get them in the U.S. This Wacom Bamboo is like for writing, drawing, internet, and for fun so it might be like a tool, and it is also really easy to use. It has a little mouse and a pen, you can go on the internet and it’s like a computer. You can get this in different colors. I don’t think this Wacom Bamboo has any bad thing about it because a lot of people rate it a 5*, maybe the only thing is that it’s small.

The Apple iPad

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Apple created the iPad technology. The iPad was created this year (2010). The iPad is almost like a iPod touch/computer. It has really cool applications such as; itunes and safari, it could play videos, it has iBook and maps, the battery lasts 10 hours, it has a built in speaker, a wireless keyboard could connect, could work with the iPad and it has many more cool things about it. The iPad is an apple technology. The iPad plays music, has a Wi-Fi internet connection, you could put notes into it, and works almost like an iTouch. It could do many things. The iPad could store pictures on it and more things. The apple iPad does not have any disadvantages, well it cost a lot of money, that’s the only disadvantage. I learned that this iPad is really cool and could be useful to people in the future. There are two different iPads; one with Wi-Fi only and the other with Wi-Fi and 3G. There are six different costs because the different iPads and the gigabytes. There is 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. The iPad isn’t out right now, but it’ll be out soon! Picture 1

The My Touch 3G with Google.

Monday, February 15th, 2010

The My Touch 3G with Google was created and founded by T-Mobile. The type of technology is Android technology by PC. The technology operates the phone and makes it usable. This is actually a really cool phone, it has a lot of apps. tons of music and its just a really fun phone. So far the only bad things I have heard of are that it doesn’t have a key bored. Its also a little bit slower. I have learned a little about the Android technology.

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Flickr

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Kathy Irvin and a big group made flickr. It was created in February 2004. Flickr is a web 2.0 web site and it’s for sharing pictures and videos with family and people from all over the world. People can make a user and put what they want to put on the internet. People can post anything they want to.


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