3M and IBM to Develop New Types of Adhesives to Create 3D Semiconductors. Multi-touch Whiteboard - Wii Style (by @baekdal) #trends. Johnny Chung Lee, from Carnegie Mellon University, is making wonders with his Wii remote.
First of all he has turned it into a multi-touch receiver that you can use for whiteboards - or practically any surface you can think of. Here is the video: His first attempt, as you can see in this video (below), looks much more technical. Instead of using a pen - he uses reflective tape and his fingers to control a TV. It is still very impressive, but needs some "design" :) Then he moves on to create the most impressive 3D experiences I have ever seen. People have been trying to create 3D interfaces for as long as I can remember, but all of them have failed - again short of games - because it was displayed on a 2D screen. See Also: How To Prepare a Mac For Sale.
How To Prepare a Mac For Sale Friday, 14 November 2008 • Permalink It’s time to upgrade your Mac, and you’re thinking about selling your old one.
Over the years, I’ve sold many Macs, and I’ve created a set of steps to follow (and learned a few tricks) along the way that I’d like to share. Following these steps will let you sleep a bit better at night and has the added benefit of creating a great first-experience for the buyer. Step One: Back It Up Before you delete, reformat, or reinstall, back up your data. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to backup your Mac. Whatever method you use, just make sure you backup, copy, or clone your data before you reformat and ship your Mac to its new home.
Step Two: Deauthorize It Since publishing this article, I’ve been reminded by a number of people that it’s a good idea to deauthorize iTunes. Deauthorizing a computer allows you to manage which computers can play music, videos, audiobooks, or other content purchased from the iTunes Store. How to Build a Hackintosh Mini for a Less Expensive, Faster Mac. Nobody reads the terms, didn't you see the South Park episode?
And anyway, if I buy the OS I'm gonna do damn well what I want with it. Once that disk has been legally obtained and is in my hands, it's not Apple's business what I do with it. To be fair, I mentioned off-hand to a Genius at an Apple Store I have a hackintosh. Without breaking stride, he asked if I bought the OS. I told him yes and he shrugged. I believe the legality of hackintoshing in general is a bit hazy. I'm by no means a lawyer, and you'd be a fool to take what I have to say as legal advice.
If you're still concerned, talk to a lawyer to get an official opinion. Apple's been using Xeon CPUs in its Mac Pro line since they released an Intel based Mac Pro... I think that's what a lot of people don't really understand when they compare the price of a Mac Pro vs a homebuilt machine vs say a Dell workstation class machine. But back to Apple and not feeling the urge to file a mass lawsuit. How to Build a Hackintosh Mini for a Less Expensive, Faster Mac.