Datacenter in a box

This is an interesting concept. This datacenter looks like a simple cargo container that can be deployed anywhere.   To deploy their cluster, all you need is: 1) A 500 kW electricity source 2) Good network connections. 3) A hose with cooling water 4) A truck to move the container to the desired location 5) And, of…

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The new must-have gadget: Flash laptops

The entire world is now slowly shifting to Flash-based storage in mobile devices. The latest trend is to get rid of harddisks in your laptop – and you will have longer battery life, faster shutdown/reboot, better shock-resistance. Not to mention that flash memory takes less space than a harddisk. Fujitsu follows this trend with their…

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XBox 360 awarded Good Design Award… in Japan!

This is surprising. I didn’t know that the XBox 360 case was designed by a Japanese design lab. The machine was designed by Hers Experimental design lab. in Japan, lead by Mr. Chiaki Murata and Astro Studio in the US, under the direction of Microsoft’s Jonathan Hayes. From the start of the project to its…

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