Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Microsoft is back with a brand new Surface 3 tablet, but this time things are a little different. While the original Surface RT and Surface 2 tablets didn’t let you run traditional Windows applications, Microsoft is ditching ARM processors and Windows RT to bring a full version of Windows 8.1 to its new Surface 3 with an Intel Atom chip. If you use Chrome, iTunes, Steam, Photoshop, or the thousands of other desktop apps available in Windows then you’ll finally be able to use them on a non-Pro Surface tablet. Microsoft has recognized its confusing mistakes and it’s moving on. Windows RT is a distant memory, a bad nightmare Microsoft wants to forget. Surface 3 will start at just $499, and it's available to pre-order today with devices...
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If you've visited a trade show or children's museum lately, chances are you've seen an interactive, motion-sensitive exhibit projected onto a wall or floor. Lumo is the at-home version of this technology, developed by technologists Meghan Athavale and Curtis Wachs who began creating interactive environments for commercial settings. Seeing a demand for a cheaper and more user-friendly version of their product for interactive gaming at home, they're launching an Indiegogo campaign to fund the continued development of Lumo... Continue Reading Lumo projects an interactive, motion-sensitive game experience onto walls and floors
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- Discreet UpRight sensor vibrates when your posture is slipping
- Want better posture? There's an app for that
- Lumbia assesses and helps treat lower back pain
- Darma smart cushion monitors posture through your butt
- Ubi brings touchscreen functionality to any projection surface
- Interactive projector that turns any flat surface into a touch screen wins UK design award
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It took a couple tries, but Microsoft finally had a critical hit with the Surface Pro 3. It was what we wanted the first Surface to be. It wasn't perfect, but it was pretty damn useable. But at$800 (and going up to nearly $2,000), it's also expensive. The Surface 3 is Microsoft's attempt to get in on that lower-priced action, and semi-resurrect the failed "RT" line.
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National Geographic's Your Shots features this spectacular picture of a scuba diver swimming under a massive shoal of fish at Cabo Pulmo, in Baja California peninsula, Mexico. The picture, shot by Californian photographer Jeff Hester, shows a colorful ocean full of life but that wasn't always the case:
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