January 26, 2021

Report: The First Virtual Island Summit 2019

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“Sharing knowledge for resilient, sustainable and prosperous islands worldwide”. The first-ever Virtual Island Summit included almost 4,000 participants from over 250 islands participating from places as diverse as the Caribbean, Pacific, Arctic, Patagonia, Europe, Asia, the Indian Ocean and many more. Attendees were from a broad range of backgrounds representing entrepreneurs, public sector, NGOs and […]

Gadget of the week

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This Calculator Does Not Want Your Attention… From Core77 DESIGNER: SELEK DESIGN CLIENT: SELEK Midtone aims to be a calculator that seeks as little visual attention as possible. The design blends LCD display and main body together by using a pigeon gray color, creating a monochromatic look. Design Team Erdem Selek + Hale Selek The […]

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A never-manufactured Eames design for a radio, deemed too radical in 1946, now being produced by Vitra BY RAIN NOE From Core77 The Eames Radio has some modern day twists–and really bugs me According to Vitra, in 1946 Charles and Ray Eames designed a tabletop radio with a housing made of bent plywood, and this […]

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Intel aims to fix battery woes with low power LCD tech Cherlynn Low From engadget It co-engineered a one-watt panel with Sharp and Innolux to cut power consumption by half. Running out of juice continues to be one of the biggest frustrations of our generation, and the tech industry keeps trying to come up with […]

Gadget of the week

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Clear glass speaker magically displays animated lyrics to match nearly any song BY YVETTE TAN From Mashable Just calling this a visual speaker doesn’t quite do it justice. Japanese firm, Cotodama’s gorgeous work of art displays song lyrics on a 22-inch transparent LCD screen, in time with the music. This means you can get a […]

Samsung accused of withholding crucial information about deadly chemicals used in its factories

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By Chris Smith From BGR Aside from its extremely popular Galaxy devices, Samsung also manufactures a wide range of other products, including many components that go into its own phones and into devices from the competition. Dangerous chemicals are used during production of some devices, and Samsung is being accused of not having provided crucial […]