Archive for April 2010

Inside LED bulb

TESS, a Taiwanese manufacturing company, recently introduced a 7W LED bulb that, at 560 lumens, can serve as a replacement for a typical 500-lumen, 40W incandescent bulb. Tear-down: inside a 7W LED light bulb article shows you what is inside that lamp. This LED lamp bulb holds seven 1W LED packages (a package of multiple

Money saving fonts

Did you realize you can actually cut printing costs just by choosing another font? Printing Costs: Does Font Choice Make a Difference? article tells that you can save environment and money with right printing font choices. The article says that it is possible to save 31% on your ink cartridge costs just by picking the

IE9 and HTML5 demos

Windows Internet Explorer 9 Test Drive page intended to give Web developers an early look at the Web platform technology coming in the next release of Internet Explorer. The page shows developers the progress in IE and give ideas to start planning if and how they want to support new HTML5 capabilities in the future.

Pixels video

New York invasion by 8-bits creatures! Old School geeks will simply love this new Amazing Pixels Video for Old School Geeks which combines many of the vintage and retro video game classics, characters, looks and feel into one amazing music video. PIXELS is Patrick Jean’ latest short film, shot on location in New York. This

Manager’s guide to digital design

Manager’s guide to digital design article from EDN magazine is for all those hardworking engineering managers who just want a simple, one-page summary of everything they need to know about digital design. Here are some picks from article: GROUND: mythical electrical object that absorbs unlimited quantities of electrical current. Ground exists in Spice but nowhere

Useful time protocols

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a protocol for synchronizing the clocks of computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks like Internet. The project is a big virtual cluster of timeservers providing reliable easy to use NTP service for millions of clients. Unfortunately NTP cannot be used everywhere without problems. NTP uses UDP on

Math Class Fun

April Fools: Math Class Shadow video shows an awesome prank by a math teacher Professor Matthew Weathers from Biola University. This prank mixes a pre-edited video with live action. 2009 Halloween Math Class v2 is a another funny video of a specially prepared math lecture from the same professor to honor of Halloween.

Look inside iPad

The iPad The iPad is a tablet computer developed by Apple Inc. Since the announcement of it in January 2010 it has been one of the most talked about technology gadget. Understanding the iPad’s Industrial Design article tells that iPad is the culmination of Jon Ive’s quest for the ultimate industrial design, a search for