The yacht, which was created in conjunction with the French designer Philippe Starck, has been named “Venus”. Job’s family was present at the launch in Koninklijke De Vries in the town Aalsmeer.
Microsoft wanted to demonstrate just how tough their new Surface tablet is. During the demonstration the tablet was dropped 1.5 meters without any damage.
He also states that Microsoft has tested dropping Surface from 72 different angles and positions to ensure that the design can handle bumps and knocks.
And now for the fun, they also showed the tablet being used as a skateboard. Check it out in the video!
As large as the search engine Google may be; as large the influence of Google’s technology has played in many of our lives, their operations have always been kept a secret. We get the rare basking opportunity to hear from someone behind the spam team, or to check out pictures of those horrifying real Google Cars, but we’ve never gotten to see how all of this is made possible.
Red Bull Stratos, a mission to the edge of space, will attempt to transcend human limits that have existed for 50 years. Supported by a team of experts Felix Baumgartner plans to ascend to 120,000 feet in a stratospheric balloon and make a freefall jump rushing toward earth at supersonic speeds before parachuting to the ground. His attempt to dare atmospheric limits holds the potential to provide valuable medical and scientific research data for future pioneers.
This amazing project was supposed to be launched yesterday(okt09, but failed due to weather conditions. So you still have the chance to see it! No new launch time has been established at this point, but check in tonight.
Even if there is no launch this project was very interesting to read about, so take a look!
If the jump is successful you will even be able to see live stats on the side of the streaming window, which is really cool!
Perhaps the main intention of Microsoft’s Kinect system was just for Xbox 360 and PC users for people to passively enjoy a massive amount of video games. There have been plenty of third-party efforts to utilize Kinect in the past, but the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) may have beaten everyone to the bunch.