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CES 2011 – Advanced Remote Control Technologies

CES 2011 – Advanced Remote Control Technologies

Michael Convente January 19, 2011 0

As both home theater systems and media content get more and more extensive, remote control technolgy must advance in order to provide the user with the most enjoyable and seemless experience possible.  The current

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Heading to CES – What We Have Planned

Heading to CES – What We Have Planned

Michael Convente January 4, 2011 0

Technology is an amazing entity.  Case in point – I wrote, edited, and published this article all while in the air headed to the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show.  And while technology like in-flight

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AViiQ Portable Laptop Stand Review [CES Preview]

AViiQ Portable Laptop Stand Review [CES Preview]

Michael Convente December 11, 2010 0

While there definitely was a surge in usage of tablet devices in 2010, laptops remain the number one portable computing device for their power of functionality merged with relative ease of portability.  This freedom

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Balanzza Mini Digital Luggage Scale Review

Balanzza Mini Digital Luggage Scale Review

Michael Convente December 1, 2010 0

Air travel is one of the most expensive methods for travelling across country.  Ticket prices are exorbitant, seats are more tighly packed than ever, and the days of free in-flight food are over.  Just

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Dr. James Sherley, Opponent of Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Visits Penn

Dr. James Sherley, Opponent of Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Visits Penn

Michael Convente November 6, 2010 0

In early September, I reported on a court ruling that allowed NIH funding for embryonic stem cell research to continue.  Much of the background is available to read at the above link, but as

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Apple Reports Record Profits and Revenue

Michael Convente October 19, 2010 0

This afternoon Apple, Inc. released their fiscal 2010 4th quarter earnings, and the news is good for investors.  Apple posted a record $4.31 billion profit, with total revenue figures also a record to the

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2010 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Scientists Geim and Novoselov

Michael Convente October 6, 2010 0

This morning the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics to two University of Manchester researchers.  Drs. Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov were awarded the highest honor in physics

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Google Releases Goggles for iPhone

Google Releases Goggles for iPhone

Michael Convente October 6, 2010 0

The Google Goggles app, while still a Google Labs product, is quite an innovation in broad visual recognition software.  Need help translating a menu item in a foreign language?  Want more information and a

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Dr. Robert Edwards, inventor of IVF, wins Nobel Prize

Michael Convente October 4, 2010 0

The term 'test-tube baby" has become common in our modern lexicon, yet the large majority of us have no idea who developed the technique of in vitro fertilization (IVF).  Despite our collective unawareness, the

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Dr. Robert Edwards, inventor of IVF, wins Nobel Prize

Michael Convente October 4, 2010 0

The term 'test-tube baby" has become common in our modern lexicon, yet the large majority of us have no idea who developed the technique of in vitro fertilization (IVF).  Despite our collective unawareness, the

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