Science & Tech

  • 3D Revolution Gets Mixed Reception

    Posted Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 08:15 am GMT -4

    While 3D technology in theaters is gaining in popularity since the release of ‘Avatar’ in 2009, the same cannot be said when it’s implemented in home entertainment. While it seems that there is still an interest in having the technology at home, the vast consensus is that the upgrade is just too expensive at this […]

  • Review: Droid R2D2

    Posted Thursday, January 20th, 2011 11:05 am GMT -4

    Little R2D2 is probably one of the most famous droids in history, and now thanks to today’s technology he’s a smartphone. Introduced in September 2010 by Verizon Wireless, this limited edition smartphone is a little piece of Star Wars in your pocket. I recently decided that I needed a smartphone to keep up with emails […]

  • Netflix One-Click Remotes Coming Soon

    Posted Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 06:04 pm GMT -4

    Just when you think technology can’t make life any easier, it gets even better. Recently Netflix announced that it will be giving its subscribers a new feature – the ability to stream their Netflix movies on their televisions with one simple click of a remote. Starting this spring, the remotes from certain new Blu-ray disc […]

  • ‘Star Treks’ “Universal Translator” A Little Bit Closer To Reality Thanks To Google

    Posted Monday, January 17th, 2011 09:03 pm GMT -4

    Language. It’s what brings us together and sadly what can create great divides between us. On ‘Star Trek’, their “Universal Translator” was an immediate solution to “breaking the ice” with new species and cultures. If you could understand their language and they could understand yours, there was at least a chance that cultural barriers could […]

  • Motorola Xoom: Best CES Gadget

    Posted Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 11:03 am GMT -4

    Technology lovers, watch out! There’s a new tablet on the market that’s considered better than the iPad. The Motorola Mobility’s Xoom tablet computer was named the best gadget at the huge Consumer Electronic Show (CES) on Saturday. Powered by new “Honeycomb” software by Google, this long awaited tablet computer will be available this spring. The […]

  • 3net – The First All 3D Television Network Is Announced

    Posted Monday, January 10th, 2011 08:01 pm GMT -4

    Attention 3D fans! The first 24/7 fully programmed, general entertainment 3D television network in the U.S. is due to launch this year. The joint venture of Sony Corporation, Discovery Communications and IMAX Corporation, the channel will be called 3net and will feature the world’s largest library of native 3D television content. It is expected to […]

  • 7 Films Now In Contention For 2010 Visual Effects Oscar Award

    Posted Monday, January 10th, 2011 04:02 am GMT -4

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences now has 7 films to be considered for the Visual Effects Oscar for the upcoming 83rd Academy Awards. The List of 7 candidates includes: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1′ ‘Hereafter’ ‘Inception’ ‘Iron Man 2′ ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World’ ‘Tron: Legacy’ […]

  • New Device Designed To Stake Electrical Vampires

    Posted Thursday, January 6th, 2011 04:09 am GMT -4

    For science fiction fans, there’s no shortage of love for gadgets so imagine our excitement when we heard that this new technological marvel would be hitting the market soon. The modlet, developed by New York City-based company ThinkEco, Inc., is a cute little gadget whose aim is to help you eliminate wasteful energy usage. Most […]

  • Microsoft ‘Kinects’ With Gamers

    Posted Saturday, January 1st, 2011 12:04 pm GMT -4

    Microsoft’s Kinect has had a great showing this year. With over 2.5 million bundles sold in just 25 days, there’s little doubt that public opinion favors the Kinect. Sony’s Move, however, is slightly lagging behind. Released September 17, 2010, Sony has only sold a total of 4.1 million units during this time, and it’s unclear […]

  • Batman Technology Inspires Defense Industry Design

    Posted Thursday, December 30th, 2010 04:01 pm GMT -4

    Batman has been an inspiration to many, but to the United States military?  It seems his technology is, at least.  Most people familiar with the Batman movies witness him using an arsenal of gadgets at his disposal, some of which seem farfetched and futuristic.  But where movie viewers see entertainment, the military sees potential. The […]

  • Sears Announces New Download Service Alphaline Entertainment

    Posted Thursday, December 30th, 2010 12:18 pm GMT -4

    Sonic Solutions® has announced that Alphaline Entertainment, a new download service offered by Sears (RoxioNow™ platform licensee), has been released as of December 28, 2010. This service allows both Sears and Kmart customers to download their favorite entertainment online. What makes this project even more exciting is that customers will also be able to download […]

  • Microsoft “Kinects” Players To The Xbox 360

    Posted Friday, December 24th, 2010 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Game system technology is more advanced than ever before.  To successfully compete with the Nintendo Wii, Microsoft knew they needed to deliver a product that was just as good as or better than what’s currently available.  And deliver they did. Kinect for the XBOX 360 is one of the newest innovations by Microsoft.  Originally referred to […]

  • 3-D Entertainment Comes Of Age

    Posted Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 09:00 am GMT -4

    There’s no doubt that 3-D technology has come a long way. Back in the 80s there were those goofy red and blue glasses given at the theaters to help movie goers have a more personalized experience. Since then 3-D has seen many advancements. Designed to allow for a more intense experience, 3-D technology works by […]

  • DBOX Shakes Up The World Of Entertainment

    Posted Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 01:33 pm GMT -4

    There’s a new technology out on the market that’s aiming to give entertainment lovers the most enthralling and gripping experience possible. It’s called DBOX, and it’s a revolutionary concept by DBOX Technologies. A new generation of chairs are available that are changing the way we view TV shows, movies and games. You might be wondering […]

  • 15 Semifinalist Films Vie For 2010 Visual Effects Oscar Award

    Posted Monday, December 13th, 2010 03:52 pm GMT -4

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences chose 15 films to be semifinalists for the Visual Effects Oscar for the upcoming 83rd Academy Awards. The List: “Alice in Wonderland” “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” “Clash of the Titans” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1″ “Hereafter” “Inception” “Iron […]