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Focusbar Intelligently Reminds You to Avoid Procrastination #teechy

18 Oct

Mac OS X: If you find that procrastination often gets the best of you and you need help focusing on your work, Focusbar is a free utility that can help you out. It pays attention to what application youre using to do your work and bugs you when you sneak off to do other, less productive things.

via Focusbar Intelligently Reminds You to Avoid Procrastination.

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Kaspersky PURE Total Security FREE with Rebate #teechy

18 Oct

Kaspersky PURE Total Security Newegg Previously $50.00, now free with rebate.

Kaspersky PURE Total Security allows you to centrally manage all PCs in your home remotely with parental controls, security scans and updates, scheduled backups of your familys data, and more. Includes a 3 user license. Get it for $50 and be sure to mail off your rebate to get it free.via LogicBuy

via Daily App Deals: Kaspersky PURE Total Security Free with Rebate.

Awesome idea: throw a ball with 36 cameras in the air & get a panoramic at the peak #teechy

18 Oct

Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera // Jonas Pfeil.

Throw a ball loaded with 36 cameras in the air, and get a panoramic at the peak of your toss.

Big thanks to Evan for sharing this with me.

The OmniTouch Makes Any Surface Interactive (An upgrade from Pranav Mistry) #teechy

18 Oct

 

For all the power and connectivity that modern mobile devices offer these days, why are we still typing on screens or, God forbid, numerical pads barely three fingers wide?

A new weareable GUI system aims to turn any surface within arms reach into an input device.

The OmniTouch system was developed by Carnegie Mellon University in conjunction with Microsoft Research and allows users to interact with applications on any surface.

via The OmniTouch Makes Any Surface Interactive.

This was MIT’s Pranav Mistry’s SixthSense TedTalk from 2009. Similar idea:

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