Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Tech News Today

Twitter inserts ads between users' tweets
Twitter has begun inserting advertisements in individual users' streams. Several large companies like Starbucks and Red Bull have reportedly jumped on board. Marketers were previously only able to buy Promoted Tweets. These appeared at the top of searches

Trend-Setting Desktop Designs
Sexy! Striking! Yes, we're talking about desktop PCs. They've come a long way from the beige chassis of yore. Here are nine desktop designs that have made a lasting impression.

NASA plans to send a robot to the moon
NASA has proposed sending a humanoid robot to the moon. The Obama administration declined a $150 billion mission to send astronauts to the moon. The new, robot-based mission would cost considerably less at about $600 million.

Blekko: The Newest Search Engine
Yes, Google is great, but Blekko, which relies on human input, may be better.

Hybrid Car made with 3-D printer
The Urbee is the first car to be entirely produced with 3-D printers. Stratasys and Kor Ecologic created the hybrid car using an additive manufacturing process. Layers of material were printed on top of each other to build the finished product.

Android-based Archos 70 Internet tablet now available
Just a day after the Archos 43 PMP started shipping, the 7-inch Archos 70 Internet tablet has been made available to the masses too

Windows 32-Bit vs. 64-Bit, Personalize Your OS
Rick discusses the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit Windows, and tells you how to make your desktop easier to read and change your user-account icon

Apple confirms move to 90-second iTunes samples
Apple initially hoped to announce 90-second samples in September, but licensing issues pushed the announcement back.

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