18 Results for

coffins

Article

Sony's Betamax, long thought dead, officially gets last nail in its coffin

Sony finally acknowledges that the world didn't embrace its rival to the videocassette, years after that format faded from the market, too.

By November 10, 2015

Article

Professor warns robots could keep us in coffins on heroin drips

Technically Incorrect: Citing an extreme example, an Oxford University professor says the biggest fear is that robots will be smarter than us, and by misinterpreting our commands, might have very different definitions of happiness.

By June 29, 2015

Article

'Star Wars' superfan finds Han trapped in a carbonite-coffin coffee table

Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team create a tribute to "Star Wars" with a Han Solo in carbonite coffin, which doubles as furniture.

By April 3, 2015

Video

Will paid YouTube channels be another nail in cable's coffin?

YouTube, which boasts one billion unique monthly users, is now exploring paid subscription models. CNET's Sumi Das looks at the arguments for and against charging YouTube viewers for content they've grown accustomed to watching for free.

By May 8, 2013

Article

Ultrabooks: Final nail in the coffin of 'business laptops'?

Laptops like the HP Folio 13 shouldn't be called business laptops: it's confusing and unnecessary. Call them great laptops, period.

By January 19, 2012

Article

Adobe hammers DNG nail in PowerPC coffin

The next version of the Digital Negative converter will be the last for PowerPC Macs. Does this have implications for Lightroom?

By March 28, 2011

Article

Microsoft boffin puts brain into e-coffin

A researcher at Microsoft is progressively transferring the information from his brain into computers, so as to preserve its wisdom.

By September 26, 2009

Article

Yahoo hammers final nail in Jumpcut coffin

The Net pioneer had already idled the site for sharing and combining online videos, but now it's closing it June 15.

By April 16, 2009

Article

Serbian tech: Dead going nuts over air-conditioned coffins

Coffins claiming to keep bodies "fresh" are reportedly getting snapped up in Serbia. You'll note this post does not contain the pun "frozen stiff."

By April 10, 2009

Article

Digital City No. 24: High-tech traffic cams and a few more nails in the PlayStation 3's coffin

Episode 24 of the Digital City, where we discuss new high-tech traffic cams in Chicago, the results of a major hacking competition, and new problems for the PlayStation 3.

By March 23, 2009