Tagged: electronics

Guarding against the possible Spectre in every machine - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 25, 2018

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Security vulnerabilities in technology extend well beyond problems with software. Earlier this month, researchers revealed that the hardware at the heart of nearly every computer, smartphone, tablet and other electronic device is flawed in at … Read More

nerd nite Wellington 10, featuring Mars, quantum mechanics and Mad Makers - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Apr 03, 2012

This month’s edition of nerd nite Wellington looks to be a cracker. Or, possibly, a corker.     To celebrate the 10th edition,we’ve got people talking about making mad gadgets (and noises with them), KiwiMars and quantum mechanics. April 23rd, from 6pm. And two of them are Scibloggers!  Elf Eldridge and Roger Hanson, to be [...] … Read More

CES: NZ start-up takes out consumer electronics innovation award in Vegas - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 10, 2011

It was great to see New Zealand start-up Swiftpoint honoured at the CES show here in Vegas for the novel design of its pint-sized finger-controlled computer mouse. If only we had more companies lining up to showcase world-class tech products at a show like this.I bumped into a handful of kiwis at CES – most of whom were up here … Read More

CES – 3DTV, the Googlephone and slate computing - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 10, 2010

The Consumer Electronic Show was a little humdrum this year, but then it also was in 2008 and 2007, the last year I attended, when the launch of the Apple iPhone at the rival MacWorld conference during the same week really took the wind out of the CES sails (and sales). In January 2007, Windows Vista was about to … Read More