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3D Brwosing- SpaceTime Software


You can Watch a demo of the interface above adn the software is still in Beta and needs a powerful PC.. for a review see excerpt Via  Renderosity  “When it comes to computers, the technology has reached a point where we have opened doors for nearly any possibility you can imagine, especially when it comes to 3D graphics. It was obvious it was only a matter of time before people started using 3D technology on the web. If you’ve been keeping up with the news you may remember an article about using 3D software to create environments to be used inside your browser (if you have used TruePlace to browse the Renderosity 3D Gallery you are familiar with that technology). Although SpaceTime doesn’t use 3D technology that way, it does offer a very interesting way to look at the web”…. <Full Article>

The SpaceTime browser is a software designed to work as a “virtual desktop” for web browsing (please note this has nothing to do with the “virtual desktop managers” that everybody should be familiar with).

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Ponoko: Manufactures Your Product Idea Online

 “Ponoko is the world’s first personal manufacturing platform. It’s the online space for a community of creators and consumers to use a global network of digital manufacturing hardware to co-create, make and trade individualized product ideas on demand.The ponoko.com marketplace connects creators, consumers, digital manufacturing hardware and service providers to promote, make and trade products on Ponoko and social networking websites”…. <More>

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Will VuDu Leapfrog Apple TV and Netflix?

“Truth is, life is teeming with opportunities to see movies: movie theaters, video stores, DVD-by-mail services, TV movie channels, pay-per-view, video-on-demand, Xbox 360, iTunes, Internet downloads, hotel rooms, airplanes and so on.

But according to the team at Vudu, all of those outlets are flawed.

Video stores: you have to drive back and forth, and the movie you want might be out of stock. Netflix and Blockbuster by mail: you have to wait a day or two for each movie to arrive. Pay-per-view, video-on-demand, Xbox, iTunes and hotel rooms: puny movie selections. Internet downloads: they arrive on your computer, not your TV.

Vudu’s new $400 movie box, to be available at month’s end, has none of those problems. It’s a little black box (about 7 by 9 by 2 inches) that connects to your TV and to the Internet through a high-speed link — and it comes darned close to putting a video store in your house. Its built-in hard drive permits your choice of 5,000 movies to begin playing instantaneously. There’s no computer involved, no waiting and no monthly fee”…. <More>

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Data Visualization: Modern Approaches

“Data presentation can be both beautiful, elegant and descriptive. There is a variety of conventional ways to visualize data – tables, histograms, pie charts and bar graphs are being used every day, in every project and on every possible occasion However, to convey a message to your readers effectively, sometimes you need more than just a simple pie chart of your results. In fact, there are much better, profound, creative and absolutely fascinating ways to visualize data. Many of them might become ubiquitous in the next few years.

2. Displaying News

Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator. The size of data blocks is defined by their popularity at the moment”….

.Musicovery displays music taste connections and lets you listen to the song and browse through similar songs.


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Slideshow: 31 Of The World’s Hottest Web 2.0 Startups

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Mobile 2.0 Rebtel

Rebtel is similar to Skype, only it doesn’t require customers to download special software or use a separate device for making phone calls. You provide them an international number, they provide you a local number. When you dial, Rebtel switches your call to the Internet, allowing for cheap international, mobile-to-mobile communications. Rebtel says users have opened “several hundred thousand accounts.”

CEO: Hjalmar Winbladh

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

URL: rebtel.com


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Veoh’s New Internet TV Beta With DVR Features Set To Challenge YouTube & TiVo

“The video sharing site Veoh says it’s built an Internet TV service that is better than Joost, and a real challenger to YouTube.

Veoh describes the new VeohTV, which begins beta Thursday, as a “single interface to search, browse and view all video on the Internet, from major television networks such as Fox and CBS, to independently-produced content available on sites such as YouTube, Google Video, Veoh.com and MySpace.”…. <More>

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What Technology Has Surprised the Most?

“Fortune asked leading technology thinkers which technology has taken the most unexpected turn. Some of the answers may themselves surprise you.

SAN FRANCISCO (Fortune) — In preparation for the iMeme: The Thinkers of Tech conference, Fortune asked dozens of technology gurus the following question: For you personally, what technology has taken the most unexpected turn in your lifetime? Click on the names to read how Esther Dyson, Bill Joy, Jonathan Schwartz, among others, answered”…. <More> 

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