like figure-conscious teenagers, are going anorexic. In a trend that
certainly cannot be termed as the thin edge of the wedge, the PC is
getting thin on the top. To put things straight, LCD (Liquid Crystal
Display) monitors are phasing out the CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) ones.
TVs replacing curved ones
television sales are expected to fuel Sony Electronics’ US growth
this year, but traditional televisions will remain a strong revenue
driver, company president Hideki "Dick" Komiyama said.
run on this
you are on the 25th floor of a 100-floor building. You
press a button to go to the 100th floor. The lift system
that is in place guarantees that within the next three seconds, you
shall have an open lift waiting for you. This is actually happening as
now the entire elevator system is being run by a combination of
hardware and software. This combination is called embedded systems.
usurps print ads
to sell an old Beatles record or grandma’s old-fashioned coffee pot
often used to be hard work. The seller needed to set up a stand at a
flea market or place a small ad in the local paper. The financial
return often did not match the effort. The Internet has changed this.
Trading in used items has become easier and often more successful.
Tell me son, can this cold drink be used to kill computer virus?
smart with your hard disk
is a quality we seek in our daily lives. Disk drive manufacturers also
aim at improving the reliability of their products with the sole
purpose of achieving customer satisfaction. They take giant steps
towards predicting reliability in disk drives, a step marked by the
emergence of Self monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology
years gone by, Net revolution a far cry
August 15, 2003, the Internet is going to complete eight years of its
existence in India. Last eight years have seen a lot of ups and downs
for the Internet users. Still our performance on the Internet scenario
is not satisfactory. The reasons are poor economic conditions and lack
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gold in those empty inkjet printer cartridges. A thriving new economy
has grown from selling refilled or remanufactured cartridges for up to
80 per cent less than what manufacturers like Lexmark International,
Epson, Canon and Hewlett-Packard charge.
lease of life for rare manuscripts
manuscripts and rare photographs, which have become discoloured and
blurred and may face destruction unless given expensive chemical
treatments, can now be restored to their original form and even
preserved for posterity, thanks to e-publishing and digital solutions
which are changing the way archives can be managed.
days of writing love letters are pass`E9, thanks to the mobile
revolution that is ringing in new tones for the lovestruck wannabes!
The fear of being caught with a love letter and the hazards involved
in its safe delivery are now things of the past as short message
service (SMS) has become the most reliable and quickest tool of
exchanging sweet nothings — be it college or work place.