If you dig the natural aesthetic but don't want a clunky case, Carved's skins are a good alternative.
It's not exactly Mr. Fusion but it's getting close. All Power Labs in Berkeley, Calif., has built and sold hundreds of gasifiers around the world. The portable power source runs on organic material like corn cobs and coconut shells. But it's not just cleaner burning. Even the waste is good for the planet. All Power Lab's Tom Price shows us how it works.
An old-school 128K Mac gets an even older-school treatment as an artist rebuilds the iconic computer out of burnished walnut and shiny brass.
This walnut and aluminum, spaceship-shaped music "box" plays music from "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" on one of its cylinders. And when you're ready to come back down to Earth, you can play classic rock on the other.
A giant cassette tape made of maple and walnut, and topped with lucite. Maybe if you peer at the wood grain on the walnut real hard, you can make out the words of a song.
At least three of the company's retail locations--in San Francisco, Seattle, and Walnut Creek, Calif.--have been shuttered for a few days. Apple isn't saying why, other than for "minor updates" to the stores. Could it be to prep for Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday?
Latest all-in-one portable device goes with walnut.
The 2006 Jaguar Super V8 is a spacious and exceedingly comfortable executive luxury sedan with fine road manners, as well as leather and burled walnut in the classic English tradition. But it's a bit too traditional in its electronic-entertainment offerings.
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Softface said Monday that it raised a $10.4 million third round of funding, led by Norwest Venture Partners, which will receive a seat on the company's board. Other investors included RWI Group, and previous investors Telos Venture Partners, Don Lucas Sr., Dave Duffield, Peggy Taylor, Ray Bingham and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Softface has raised a total of $17.9 million. Softface's software automatically takes text from such things as marketing documents and transaction history databases and creates content that feeds into a corporation's customer relationship management, analytical and e-procurement analytical systems.