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Friday: July 8, 2011

Twelve cool Apple iPhone concepts for you to gawk at.Twelve cool Apple iPhone concepts for you to gawk at.

Toxel has put together a list of iPhone concepts from all over the Interwebs ranging from cool to never-gonna-happen-this-lifetime. Some of these mockups may or may not already be in violation of several pending Apple patents. Seriously, has anyone taken a look at Apple's patent portfolio these days? It's quite extensive, they hold over 16,000 of them worldwide. Just reading this post probably puts you in patent violation.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 12:59 PM | Tags (7) | apple | concepts | iphone | mockup | patents | toxel | transparent |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: January 8, 2010

A video review of the transparent display of the future.A video review of the transparent display of the future.

Wow, that's pretty cool. The display is forty percent transparent at all times yet has a 100,000 to one contrast ratio. Perhaps we will see that interface from Minority Report come to life after all.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:54 AM | Tags (10) | wired | video | review | transparent | display | interface | opacity | contrast | ratio | ces |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Transparent aluminum makes the jump from Star Trek to real life.Transparent aluminum makes the jump from Star Trek to real life.

The Oxford team, along with their international colleagues, focused all this power down into a spot with a diameter less than a twentieth of the width of a human hair. At such high intensities the aluminium turned transparent.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 3:35 PM | Tags (6) | aluminum | science | scotty | startrek | transparent | xrays |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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