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English to Klingon, Perhaps

Microsoft may boldly go where no one has gone before. At a demonstration in China on Oct. 25, Microsoft’s chief research officer Rick Rashid revealed a new technology seemingly straight out of Star Trek. In the classic sci-fi television show, a gadget known as the “universal translator” (seen here) was used to decipher languages in the 22nd century. And…

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Wanted: Badass Ninjas

Does that describe you in a nutshell? Are you afraid if you put that as a qualification on your resume you will scare off employers by exposing the true depths of your talent? So what gives? It seems that in the fierce competition for top-level programming talent, technology companies hope a fun job description will…

For The Love Of The Silicon

We all love technology, don’t we? The beeps, the boops, the touchscreens, the Bluetooth, everything that makes our world wireless, our data given to us at high-speeds, and the form & function the arouses our eyes, and opens our wallets. Does anyone even remember the days before mass e-mails, Facetime, and digital signatures? It seems…

Tekken. Street Fighter. Together For Battle

Two of the most vaunted fighting game worlds are clashing together for the first time this year, in the game Street Fighter X Tekken (the X stands for cross). Two powerhouse franchises that have been around for 15 plus years. Powered by the Street Fighter 4 game engine, Tekken characters like Jin, Kuma, and Nina…

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3M May Have “The Touch”.

Move over Microsoft Surface, the multi-touch capacitive table computer, 3M steps into the ring with their own from their Touch Systems division. A 46-inch, projected “Capacitive Technology Screen”, this beautiful device has the potential to recognize 60 touch points. The PROTOTYPE (yes, put it back in your pants, Chip) currently is at recognizing only 20…

Microsoft Awarded Game Console DVR Patent

The Xbox 360 was introduced to the world 6 years ago, ushering in this current generation of gaming technology. Microsoft had no plans to stop there. It has matured into more than a gaming system, having the ability to be an entertainment hub for your home, connecting your home PC or laptop to the console…

Comcast, Microsoft Cozy Up With Xbox360

We all love technology, don’t we? Well, at least if you’re reading this, you do, or you’re very “tech-curious”, which is of course nothing to be ashamed of. One of the most interesting, multi-faceted pieces of technology out in the field today is the Xbox 360. You can’t deny it’s a solid gaming system (and…

iPad Faces A Stiff Test From Samsung

The iPad has dominated the tablet market for the better part of 2 years now, with its ever-popular trademark Apple style, and operating system, and ease of use and operation. Now, Microsoft is looking to bring Seattle rain on the Cupertino, California labs of Apple with an upcoming piece of what’s labeled as competition, The…

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