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Glass Bridges and Walkways, the Funniest Reactions So Far…

In recent years China and Taiwan have seen a growing number of glass bridges and walkways constructed. Like a roller coaster ride they are designed to thrill and scare people, just for fun, and it seems to be working. Millions of people have flocked to these stationary thrill rides but a small percentage of people and animals seem to have an adverse reaction to the experience that triggers a reaction of hysterical proportions.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the videos capturing the moment that people are frozen with fear unable to overcome the feeling that their life is about to end. Keep in mind that all of these structures are carefully engineered to be completely safe, while scaring the pants off you. Sit back relax and prepare for the thrill ride that is the glass bottomed bridge and walkway.

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Micron Releases Phase Change Memory. Changes Memory Forever, Starting From Now…

Micron, memory makers of the silicon kind have released a revolution into the memory market, Glass. In the race to get the latest technology to market there can be only one winner, this time Micron gets the prize. While many have demonstrate PCM or Phase Change Memory technology Micron is the first to release a real, working PCM product.

PCM is a brand new technology that has been trying to burst onto the scene for the last decade, with research going back nearly 50 years. IBM and HP have recently demonstrated the technology but Micron beat both giants to the prize.

“Our commitment to innovation and continued development of advanced products to address the voracious demands of the wireless industry is clear and strong,” said Tom Eby, Vice President of the Wireless Solutions Group at Micron. “We are determined to evolve and innovate by continuing to offer the best-tailored solutions for both today’s and tomorrow’s market requirements.”

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HP’s New Super Villain, The Spectre…

CES in Las Vegas is in full swing, the Technorati are filling the digital wireless airwaves with stories of the latest gadgets and must have consumer electronics. HP has generating their fair share of buzz with the announcement of one of the sleekest 14″ laptops on the market, the HP Envy 14 Spectre. Aimed squarely at the MacBook Pro market HP has built a modern classic in glass and aluminium..

While the name may conjure up images of a villainous super organisation of James Bond ilk – SPECTRE SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion – HP’s Spectre is in fact the latest super stylised Ultrabook laptop.

HP have covered this latest Ultrabook in glass, the Emperor has new cloths on and they’re transparent. HP’s Spectre’s coverings are no ordinary glass though, toughened and scratch resistant this is as tough as it is good looking.

At 20mm thick and a tad under 1.8kg’s the Spectre is in the middle of the laptop size and weight game, with the specifications of much larger laptops shoe horned into the sleek chassis. The glass treatment continues with the touch pad surface of the Spectre. The HP Imagepad which HP describes as ‘a HD image sensor enabling highly precise multi-touch gesture control’.

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