Items tagged with moment

Sometimes a company has an idea that hits everyone right in the zeitgeist. Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter are terrific indicators of what people will be interested in buying, because they speak volumes with their support. We’ve seen it in the recent past with projects like Pebble, OUYA, and the Oculus Rift, and smartphone camera lens maker Moment is enjoying some of that same grassroots success. Moment was looking to raise $50,000 on Kickstarter, but it blew way past that amount right away, netting $100,000 in just 28 hours. Currently, with 25 days to go in the campaign, Moment has raised... Read more...
It’s a fact that for most of us, our primary camera is the one baked onto our smartphone. For some shots that’s been fine, and the ability to immediately share photos and video is tremendous, but the world could do without yet another shaky, far-away clip of kids’ soccer games, etc. Moment is addressing the issue of needing better lenses for our phones by developing high-quality external, easily-attachable lenses. They’ve developed wide-angle and telephoto lenses that attach to your smartphone using a tiny metal mount that doesn’t harm your device and can be mounted... Read more...
Sprint may have the world's first webOS device in the Palm Pre, and it may have some of the best pricing plans available in America, but you know what it's missing? An Android phone. Er, it was missing that--until today. The long-rumored InstinctQ has today been revealed as the Samsung Moment, an oddly named Android smartphone that's destined to further bolster Sprint's growing smartphone lineup. The phone doesn't look much different than many of Samsung's other recent Android/WinMo handsets, boasting a QWERTY slide-out keyboard, an 800MHz processor, 3.2" AMOLED touch-screen and lots of Google... Read more...
There's nothing like a little light reading to help pass the time on a lazy Sunday afternoon. The folks over at Crave have posted an article entitled, "The 50 most significant moments of Internet history". Unfortunately, they don't have the days we launched our video channel or when we gave away a fully loaded Skulltrail rig, but we'll forgive them..."Back in 1995, Time magazine published a cover story called 'On A Screen Near You'. It highlighted the results of an 18-month Carnegie Mellon University study (with the dated title 'Marketing Pornography on the Information Superhighway') that looked... Read more...
Seagate announced yesterday that they're shipping  their new 5400 PSD "Momentus" notebook hard drive, which incorporates 256 MB of flash memory with its conventional hard disk drive. It delivers commonly used information in a -- well, in a flash. That should help lower boot-up time and lower power consumption overall. Windows Vista operating system incorporates a method of identifying and saving the most commonly used files onto any available flash memory, so this hard drive should be a boon to those running the OS on their lappies."We're thrilled Seagate is bringing to market hybrid hard... Read more...
At the peak of the dot-com boom (June of 2000), the unemployment rate for the computer industry was 2.3 %. Right now, it is even lower at 2.1%, which certainly comes as a green light to engineers and computer scientists. This year’s cohort of computer science and engineering students can expect an advantage in an industry that has grown steadily for the past four years. In fact, the unemployment rate for recent tech graduates has dropped to about 2%. "Things are particularly bright for software engineers, whose unemployment rate was down to 0.9 percent last quarter, compared to 1.9 percent during... Read more...
Seagate cranks it up a notch with their latest Momentus 7200.2 drive: Perpendicular recording 3.0Gb/sec Enhanced shock protection 40GB larger capacity than prior Momentus 7200.2 drives   "Seagate Technology today announced the worldwide availability of the Momentus 7200.2, its 2.5-inch notebook-use hard drive series with 7200rpm rotational speed and a SATA2 (3Gbit/second) interface. The Seagate Momentus 7200.2 combines capacity-boosting perpendicular recording technology with free-fall protection for beefed-up laptop durability."... Read more...
New satellite photos of New Orleans have been released on google maps. Clicking the "Satellite" button will show previous pictures of the city, while the red "Katrina" button displays the city in it's current state. The devastation is just mind blowing, I can hardly imagine what it's like to be there. If you wish to make a donation to the American Red cross, please follow the link below. Goodnight folks. Patriot Memory PDC1G5600ELK Memory Review @ PCstats "Patriot's Extreme Performance PDC1G5600ELK dual channel DDR memory is some of the fastest on the market, and it most... Read more...