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How to Boot a Live Linux Image Without Burning it to a CD. $4 Solar Battery Charger. When I got into electrical circuits and solar power, the first thing I wanted to do was build a little solar powered battery charger.

$4 Solar Battery Charger

Only I had a heck of a time trying to find a simple and straight forward guide to doing this. So in this guide I'll give you a bit of info on solar power and battery charging, as well as show you how to make a solar battery charger for all of $4. If you'd like some solar panels or solar kits I have quite a few on my gadget site, or you can also buy them off ebay or various other websites. Power, Outlet: U-Socket, Dual Socket/ Dual USB, 110V, TruePower - U-Socket Power Outlet With Built in USB Ports. Modernize your electrical outlets with U-Socket, the 1st change to the wall outlet in 85 years!

Power, Outlet: U-Socket, Dual Socket/ Dual USB, 110V, TruePower - U-Socket Power Outlet With Built in USB Ports

Since 1927, the wall outlet has consisted of hot, neutral & ground plugs that provide 110V of AC power. U-Socket adds 2 USB plugs that also provide 5V of DC power. Now your mobile device charger is conveniently built right into the wall! Save space & get a clean, uncluttered look. Also reduce your energy costs because unlike external chargers, U-Socket only comes on when you need it and shuts off when you don't! Plug into savings, plug into convenience, plug into U-Socket- the outlet of the future! • Charge 2 extra devices without using AC plugs. • 2.6A output allows you to charge more devices faster & at full rate Compatibility: iPod, iPhone, iPad, Tablets, Mobile Phones, Smartphones, Nintendo DS, Sony PSP, Bluetooth Headsets, Digital Cameras, Kindle, GPS & more!

An iPad for every child. In a 1972 paper entitled “A Personal Computer for Children of All Ages”, Alan Kay imagined a world in which children would use “personal, portable information manipulators” to read books, create art, and learn about the solar system.

An iPad for every child

We are not there yet, but we’re closer than we’ve ever been. Since January 2010, my colleagues and I at Cedars School of Excellence have been deploying a new computing program in our school—with exciting results. Replacing the Mac Cedars is a small independent school in Greenock, Scotland, with 105 pupils in Primary 1 through Secondary 5 (roughly equivalent to kindergarten through 12th grade in the United States). We have always been a Mac-based school: When we opened in 1999, our first hardware purchase was a G3 server. Before we started this latest program, we had 24 Macs (12 iMacs and 12 MacBooks) for 105 pupils.

In my role as head of IT at Cedars, I convened a meeting in January 2010 to discuss the situation. We considered the iPod touch.


PostPost. Alpha—Computational Knowledge Engine. Free Kindle Books: A Guide. If Google Trends are anything to go by, a fair number of you were fortunate enough to unwrap a Kindle 3 this Christmas (currently, "free kindle books" is trending at number 9).

Free Kindle Books: A Guide

As such, we thought we'd alert you to some of the following resources for getting free Kindle books on your new device (as well as your smartphone and desktop). For all but the Kindle Store, you'll need to transfer the books manually using a computer and USB cable. Looking for more Kindle resources? Check out our complete guide here. People Search.