Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The Four Tech Links of the Day for 09/25/2012

Will your next computer be a mirror? 
MIT is doing work on a bathroom mirror that contains a computer, touch screen and camera. Why? The first application is medical. MIT has already demonstrated the ability to check your pulse, and this article has videos demonstrating it's usage as a hub for medical information.

California approves driver-less cars
California has joined Arizona in approving driver-less cars. Of course, Sergey Brin from Google was there wearing his Google Glass eyewear.

Rumor of the Day: Intel states Windows 8 will release before it's ready
In a private Intel event, Paul Otellini, CEO of Intel, was rumored to say that Microsoft's Windows 8 is going to be released before it's fully ready, and will push out an update to fix issues. This same strategy backfired with Vista, giving Vista a reputation for being buggy and unstable.

An Android tablet for $59.99
If you are looking for the cheapest tablet available, the Matrix One is leading pack at $59.99. It's not the fastest with a single core 1.5Ghz processor, 512 MB of memory, and 4GB of storage, vs. the Nexus 7 having a quad core processor, 1GB of memory and 8GB of storage for $199. However, it does run a fairly recent Android release, Ice Cream Sandwich, and comes with the Google Play Store. Not bad for less than $60.

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