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TigerDirect TV: Tech Update 143 – Red Ants

Lonny and Yendi get down with the tech business of it all. MS unveiled their Surface Tablet www.microsoft.com bit.ly MS Surface brings Intel and nVidia head-to-head www.tgdaily.com bit.ly Windows Phone 8 let outta the bag on Wednesday www.businessweek.com buswk.co RIM announces first phone to be released on v10 of their OS will NOT have a […]

TigerDirect TV: Tech Juice June 21, 2012

Tech Juice time on TigerDirect TV! This lovely Thursday morning brings us news of Microsoft’s smack down and Windows 8 happenings for mobile phones. There is also stem cell breakthroughs in Japan. Today’s deal of the day is absolutely wonderful! Tiger’s Deal of the Day: bit.ly

TigerDirect TV: Tech Juice June 6, 2012

Today on Tech Juice there’s nothing but snore worthy news from E3 and a really cool flying Hovercraft! Yendi gets serious about the Miami Heat (don’t mess with a that Heat fan). Today’s TigerDirect Deal is WONDERFUL!

40-Hours of Power: Silicon Nanowires yield higher Battery Capacity

silicon-nanowires.jpgIt keeps going, and going, and going. You were probably thinking about the Energizer bunny commercial, weren’t you? Well, most of the time you’d be right in that assumption, but not today. Picture if you will, the ability to fly from New York to Tokyo – do some number crunching, work on PowerPoint presentations, watch a few DVDs — and then do a full day of meetings– using your laptop throughout the day and into the night without ever plugging in your power adapter to recharge your battery. Sounds far-fetched right? But this scenario may actually become a reality in the near future.

Rechargeable Batteries that Don’t Need Recharging?

argyrodite.jpgThe days of fretting over a low battery may be over. Scientists in Germany are attempting to create a revolutionary new battery for cell phones, laptops, etc. that never needs recharging, turning to a unique source: Argyrodite. Argyrodite is a silver, germanium and sulphur-containing mineral discovered near Freiberg, Germany, in 1885 which may hold the key to virtually limitless energy production.