Monthly Archives: December 2005

Technology at its Finest

3 new products that’ll make you go ‘Wow’

Splashpower is a wireless power solution:

  • It enables you to power up your mobile phone and other portable devices, simply by dropping them on a mouse-mat-sized pad, called a SplashPad™
  • No physical connection is required between the SplashPad and the device – power is transferred wirelessly
  • Different devices can be charged on a single SplashPad at the same time

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Want to install an Ethernet Network in a home or office simply and cost-effectively? The NP210 HomePlug is an Ethernet over Power adaptor that allows you to network up to 15 devices using any standard home or office power supply. Simply plug the NetComm HomePlug into a power point and connect any device with an Ethernet cable . The NetComm HomePlug is fully compatible with other networking technologies. It connects to devices with standard Ethernet cabling and can inter-operate with wireless networking standards. (Speeds upto 85 MbpS!)

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The Starsight is a solar-charged utility pole that powers a WiFi access point, a streetlamp, a CCTV snitchcam, and a light-pole. This technology is currently being utilised in Africa by G8.

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Drooling yet?

Will Apple Push “Intel Inside”?

It sure is hard to imagine Jobs & Co. putting the chipmaker’s ubiquitous logo on their gleaming machines — or in their ads.

The coming year for Apple Computer (AAPL) is full of questions, and many of them are connected one way or another with the switch to using microprocessors from Intel (INTC). How Apple will or won’t build around this or that Intel platform is likely to be answered when CEO Steve Jobs takes the stage at the annual Macworld conference on Jan. 10.

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