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What Are Mesh Networks Used For

Why Mesh networks look like the wave of the future

May 2nd, 2014

If you want to connect to the Internet today, you need to connect to one of the major ISPs, such as Comcast, Verizon, or AT&T. These companies are not exactly everyone’s favorites, but what if you could connect to the internet by connecting to a network of nearby computers instead? Well, that’s the idea behind mesh networking, a …

MIT unveils autonomous, oil-skimming robots

August 27th, 2010

Yesterday, MIT showcased an oil-skimming, autonomous robot dubbed the Seaswarm. As the devices site explains, “Seaswarm uses a photovoltaic powered conveyor belt made of a thin nanowire mesh to propel itself and collect oil.” The robot, which is meant to hunt oil in packs (hence Seaswarm), costs around $20,000 and is powered by solar cells on the …

More on the Motorola RAZR3

May 2nd, 2010

We have to admit we were pretty blown away by the responses from our exclusive pics of the Motorola RAZR3. So with this in mind (and the fact that it’s Sunday) we thought we’d have a little fun today and share a gallery’s worth of pictures and information about how this particular phone, which also …

Sonos Multi-room Music System Review: S5, ZoneBridge, Controller 200

February 17th, 2010

It’s pretty incomprehensible that until about two weeks ago, I had never used a piece of Sonos equipment. Heard about it, and read about it? Sure, but never used it. What MP3s did for personal audio enjoyment 5 years ago, Sonos does for your home, office, or wherever you want today, ingeniously creating a seamless …