Built a Gaming PC in April 2013 - Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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MPG vs Acceleration - Monday, August 5, 2013
MPG vs Acceleration

 

Apple as usual
Come on people smarten up!!!

Things that make you go hmmmm...

Apple ordered to pay university a tiny $506 million patent fine - Thursday, July 27, 2017
Apple is no stranger to patent lawsuits, but the tech giant has been dragged through the mud again after a judge added a hefty additional fine to a case originally heard in 2015. The company has been ordered to pay the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) $506 million for infringing on a patent involving processors found in some versions of the iPhone. The patent was obtained by WARF in 1998. read more ...
Researchers can now desalinate seawater with the power of the Sun - Tuesday, June 20, 2017
One of the oldest means of extracting potable liquid from seawater involves distillation, basically boiling the water into steam and then cooling the purified vapor in condensation tubes. Problem is, this method is incredibly power intensive with nearly half of the input energy going towards just boiling the water. But, a team of researchers from Rice University have developed a new technique that not only drastically reduces the amount of energy needed but can decouple the process from the power grid altogether. read more ...
Russia finds Apple guilty of fixing iPhone prices - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The country's antitrust body has ruled that Apple is guilty of fixing prices for iPhone 5 and 6 variants at 16 local retailers. Reportedly, the company tracked prices at these stores and would ask them to raise the price if it was ever deemed "unsuitable." If they didn't comply, Apple supposedly had the authority to terminate their reseller deals without so much as an explanation. read more ...