Saitek LCD HDDs

Saitek is launching some small LCDs which plug into flight simulators (please write a lot of drivers for these things!) and can be used to replace the instrumentation. These Head Down Displays turn your PC into a glass cockpit at around $99.99 per piece.

Sonex electric aircraft

The Sonex is powered by 80 lithium polymer batteries and has a flight time of 45 minutes. Sonex / AeroConversions expect to be able to extend that to an hour. It seats two and will be “vastly less expensive than other things out there.”

Why the RIAA is wrong and music is turning more and more to file sharing

Techdirt has two articles running pertaining to how music could use the new digital paradigm to improve there sales and services. The article on Prince and how he exploits the new media show an interesting business model: He also seems to realize a key point in understanding the difference between music that hasn’t yet been Read more about Why the RIAA is wrong and music is turning more and more to file sharing[…]

UK gives US access to incredibly personal information

The US not only wants to extend the amount of time it keeps EU citizen data travelling to the US from 3 to 15 years, it not also only wants to keep information on race, sex lives, credit card numbers and purchases, religion and other incredibly personal biographical data, it also wants to reserve the Read more about UK gives US access to incredibly personal information[…]

New Bionic Hand

This is the latest in bionic hand technology: it’s controlled using the mind and existing musculature, you can manipulate the fingers independently and you have precision control over the power the fingers exert, meaning you don’t inadvertently crush things you’re trying to hold.

Codec Installer

You don’t know what DivX and XviD are? Or you simply don’t care? They are called codecs and this neat little program will download and install them for you next time Windows Media Player tells you it doesn’t have the correct codec.


This programme allows you to log in to your windows PC using your face – you set up a template and then after lock up you show your muggins to the camera and it will let you in. No, it probably isn’t the most secure thing to do at all, but it’s neat!

20 miles bluetooth

Yes, you have decided you really, really want to bluespam or bluesnarf everyone within a massive range – then this little box is the one for you. The Aircable Host XR gives 30 kilometers of unsuspecting targets to your PC.

iPhone hacked

No lists of iPhone hacks here – there are plenty of them, there shouldn’t be any trouble at all finding them on internet. However, because the OS restore disks came in 2 flavours, part encrypted, part unencrypted, they’ve managed to hack the standard root password out of it allready: Alpine Have fun. I still love Read more about iPhone hacked[…]

How to erase memories

If you administer this drug whilst you’re visualising something, the drug removes first certain (possibly unconcious) associations with the memory and should after continued use, be able to remove the memory entirely.