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Vintage rebooting screens

By Gareth Coxon, January 13, 2012

Missing those rebooting screens of old? No? Me neither, but The Restart Page have recreated several vintage rebooting screens. From the old Apple Mac to Next through to Windows 2000. For the mega geek at heart.

 

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iThermostat – shaking up the home heating world…

By Gareth Coxon, November 3, 2011

So what does the designer of the original iPod do years after shaking up the music world?
Well shake up the home heating world of course!

Tony Fadell and the people at Nest have re-inventioned the humble thermostat. It ‘learns’ your heating habits, what temperature you choose for what time of day and also actively tries to keep your heating costs down. (more…)

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The future of screen technology

By Gareth Coxon, September 9, 2010

Spotted this video over on the SwissMiss blog which shows how stretchable transparent screens, e-ink displays and touch screen technology could be integrated into our lives in the future.

It’s a video produced as a result of TAT’s Open Innovation experiment it shows great potential for these technologies in environments such as the bathroom and also how the office could be more interactive with collaborative screens etc.

All very Minority Report in its ideas and styling but with the recent rise of touchscreen technology maybe this isn’t as far away as we think.

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