Items tagged with E FUN

Never heard of E FUN? You aren't alone. The company's hardly a household name, but they're one of the many "little guys" popping out e-readers, tablets and handhelds in a bid to fend off those mega-corporations like Apple, LG and Samsung. The company is this week announcing that their Next6 capacitive touchscreen Android tablet is now shipping, providing a little competition to the 7" Galaxy Tab. This model also has a 7" LCD, along with built-in Wi-Fi, an e-reader application, SlideME application manager and an admittedly large bezel. Users will get 25 eBooks pre-loaded, and while there's no access to the Android Market, you will find a custom market to download applications from. You'll also... Read more...
E FUN is preparing to launch a new line of Android tablets known as Nextbook. Within the Nextbook lineup, you'll find the Next2 tablet with a 7-inch TFT color display, Wi-Fi, 2GB of memory, a SD/MMC card slot, and a MP3/photo viewer. The Next2 will also come preloaded with 25 books, as well as videos and music. All of the Nextbook tablets will also have a preloaded Borders eBook Store application. The E FUN Nextbook Android tablet e-readers will launch through HSN in November. The Next2 is expected to cost $199.99. E FUN Introduces Nextbook Android Tablet Preloaded With Borders eBook Store Next2 Model Features a 7"Color TFT Touch Screen Display, Wi-Fi and Multimedia Functions WEST COVINA, CA--(Marketwire... Read more...
It sort of makes sense, since Google recently paid NASA $1.3 million just to be able to land their jet at NASA's Moffett Field.  Google is funding a $30 million dollar prize for a privately developed moon rover.The Google Lunar X Prize, announced today by the search-engine giant and the X Prize Foundation at the Wired NextFest in Los Angeles, ranks among the richest contests ever offered for technological innovation. It follows up on the $10 million Ansari X Prize for manned spaceflight, which was won nearly three years ago by the SpaceShipOne rocket plane.The new prize calls upon teams to create autonomous rovers that could land on the moon, travel at least three-tenths of a mile (500 meters)... Read more...
The Harry Potter series of novels is popular, to say the least. It's popular enough to spawn a malware e-mail scheme. An e-mail promising an attachment that contains a copy of the latest wildly anticipated novel "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" contains a virus instead. But at least it's an amusing virus.  It attacks USB memory drives to help it spread, and pranks the hell out of the user. A file called 'HarryPotter-TheDeathlyHallows.doc' can be found on infected PCs and once opened the only words inside are: Harry Potter is dead. But it doesn't end there. The worm also creates a number of new Windows users on the computer which are named after the main... Read more...