One of the greatest benefits a digital book provides over a print is the ability to search its contents instantly. Locating a forgotten quote or looking up a much-needed reference is easy with today’s book search tools. Amazon and Google offer searchable repositories, and there are quite a few lesser-known databases available as well. [...]
Archive for December, 2011
It can be frustrating when we fail at getting our point across to other people. One common source of communication breakdown is failing to account for our listener’s realm of knowledge. Psychologists refer to this as the “curse of knowledge,” and it describes how successful communication is compromised by the presence and absence of [...]
This clever hack allows passive 3D displays to render fullscreen views for each player in a splitscreen session. This allows both players to enjoy the entire screen area (albeit in 2D only), removing the ability for you or your friend to screen watch. The best part about this hack is that you only need a few items to make it work.
When the original Amazon Kindle launched in 2007, it set the standard for e-readers and quickly became synonymous with the product like iPod and MP3 player. Since then, we’ve seen the appearance of tablets and e-book integration into both smartphones and tablets. The Kindle line continues its reign as market share leader in the [...]