Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'technology' (72)

Top 6 Sites for the Best Tech Tips



You enjoy keeping up with the latest in technology, especially if it makes your life easier. You don't have a lot of time to dedicate to reading all the tech blogs but you enjoy keeping up with the latest tech news. Today, we're working with Intel to round up six websites that are perfect for you, the busy professional. These websites are dedicated to giving you only the most…

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Added by alice on January 18, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Knitted Thread Illusion



Think you're just looking at some regular old knitted blankets and pillows? Korean Chae Young Kim wants you to believe that. Known for pushing boundaries in digital textiles, Kim mixes old tradition with new technology in her new home collection. "The Knitted Room" is her project where she uses 2-D vector graphics to create lines that look like knitted threads. Cushions, throws and even wallpaper…

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Added by alice on December 13, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Macy's Steampunk-Style Holiday Windows



Mixing modern technology with traditional animation, Macy's holiday window displays in New York are one of the must-see experiences this Christmas season! Award-winning designer and Macy's director of windows Paul Olszewski created this year's six Broadway-side displays which were done in a modern vintage Steampunk style. Inspired by the "Make-a-Wish" Foundation, the story…

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Added by alice on December 11, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Lytro: The Revolutionary Camera is Now on Sale



This will be either the most overhyped piece of camera technology in modern times or the start of something revolutionary. (I'm hoping it's the later.) About four months ago, Lytro announced that they were building a consumer digital camera that claimed it will be the biggest technological jump since we started talking megapixels over 20 years ago.



The pocket-sized… Continue

Added by alice on October 19, 2011 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Flipboard Now Has Popular Stories



If you're one of the millions of people who love Flipboard's iPad app, you'll know about their sweet new update. In case you don't know what Flipboard is, it's a digital social magazine that aggregates web links and then displays the content like a magazine. My Modern Met was one of the first ones to be… Continue

Added by alice on July 3, 2011 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

10 Tech Gadgets All Music Lovers Should Have

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Old Navy.



In this day and age, technology gives us endless ways to look for and listen to any specific song we're looking for. With digital music available to us right at our fingertips, it's now about… Continue

Added by alice on December 21, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Met Giveaway: Windows Phone 7!

Disclosure: This giveaway is brought to you by the new Windows Phone 7. Less tech tired. More tech trendy: Learn about Windows Phone online [www.windowsphone.com] and see it in person at local T-Mobile stores today.



We're thrilled to be announcing our biggest giveaway yet, a Windows Phone 7 (retail value:… Continue

Added by alice on November 15, 2010 at 9:00am — 226 Comments

Nintendo 3DS Includes 3D Camera

In case you missed it, the talk of E3 and the blogosphere these days is the Nintendo 3DS. Why? It's a device that allows for 3D without the glasses. It uses a familiar technology called stereoscopic 3D - the display shows two images, one for each eye to view. When the left and right eyes see each image, the brain processes them together to give the illusion of 3D… Continue

Added by alice on June 17, 2010 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

What is Web 3.0?



A very interesting story about the Semantic Web and Web 3.0. Semantic Web is a term used to describe methods and technologies to allow machines to understand the meaning - or "semantics" - of information on the World Wide Web. It's a component of 'Web 3.0.' where all of the content is linked together in meaningful relationships. An abused marketing term for some and an ideal vision for another...



I like this part of the video the best: Does the world make… Continue

Added by alice on June 15, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

StreetMuseum: Looking into the Past With an IPhone App!



The Museum of London has just launched an iPhone app that makes use of its extensive art and photographic collections as well as geo tagging and Google Maps to guide users around London where, via the iPhone screen, you can look into the past! By overlaying old photos, The Museum of London gives you a unique experience, making you want to explore the hidden history…

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Added by alice on May 24, 2010 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

Behind Tony Stark's Hi-Tech World



If you're one of those people who enjoys the art or design elements that are involved in a movie, you'll want to go over to Perception's website and read about their role in Iron Man 2.



In June 2009, Marvel Studios asked Perception to assist in delivering a simple graphics package to be used as…

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Added by alice on May 21, 2010 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

iRetrofone

If you love your iPhone but long for simpler times, you'll appreciate the design behind iRetrofone Base. It's a resin-molded phone base that lets you dock your iPhone and route your USB to sync and charge your phone. Of course, the coolest part is that the handset is fully functional and not just there for looks.



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Added by alice on April 29, 2010 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Nike Grid: London's Your Gameboard



With Foursquare (Gowalla and MyTown) getting a lot of press these days, I thought it was interesting to see Nike getting into the location based social networking game with Nike Grid. Using London telephone box to track a runner's progress at designated Nike branded locations, players run between two phoneboxes and punch in their unique user id number at each, logging their run and earning them… Continue

Added by alice on April 20, 2010 at 9:06am — 1 Comment

10 Funny iPad Cartoons



With all the media hype that came with the debut of the iPad, I thought it would be fitting to poke a little fun at the "magical" and "revolutionary" device. Granted, I'm a committed Apple fan with my iMac and my iPhone so it hurts me a little bit when techies bash the innocent, little thing. No matter, I'm sure just like the iPod and the iPhone we'll all be jonesing for…

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Added by alice on April 14, 2010 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Must See! Alice for iPad (video inside)

So, I've been holding off on getting the iPad till I just can't take it anymore. Like a lot of you, I've read article after article about it - you know, "the ipad is a content consumption and not a content creation device" yadda yadda. But boy, when I saw Lewis Caroll's classic Alice in Wonderland come to life on the iPad...well, just take a… Continue

Added by alice on April 13, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

iPad Finds a Home

At first glance, BookArc just looks like a chunk of metal. And yes, well, it is. But what makes it so interesting is that it elevates your iPad and lets you position it, turning that other chunk of metal into a slew of different devices.



"Park it on your desk to watch streaming news feeds. Set BookArc on the kitchen counter and swipe through a cookbook. Place BookArc… Continue

Added by alice on April 1, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Clever Video: The Future of Publishing



What is the future of publishing? With all the new forms of media popping up every day, you've got to be wondering..are books dead? Penguin Group tries to answer your question with this clever video. Prepared by the UK branch of Dorling Kindersley Books and originally meant solely for their sales conference, the video was such a hit internally that it is now being shared online. Love the clever twist in the middle!



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Added by alice on March 17, 2010 at 10:34am — 1 Comment

Nokia's Giant Arrow Points You to Good Things



Though this giant arrow is no longer up, I like the creative concept and how this video succinctly explains Nokia's idea behind it. In order to get people to think about Nokia when they think about navigation, they put up the world's biggest signpost (arrow) in London. Help up by a crane, the arrow was a digital panel where people on the street could send text messages to. Their favorite places to visit would show up, the arrow would point to that location, and also… Continue

Added by alice on February 26, 2010 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series (video inside)

There's been a lot of commotion lately about Microsoft's new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7. We'll leave it to the tech sites to give you their expert opinion, but from what we're reading this OS is taking the mobile experience to a whole new level.…



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Added by alice on February 16, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

What is Google Buzz?



Just what is everyone talking about today? Google Buzz. I'm looking forward to trying this out. If you happen to see it in your Gmail, start using it and then let us know what you… Continue

Added by alice on February 9, 2010 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

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