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  • Cambridge Audio’s Minx Air 200 Earns The Crown For Best Home AirPlay Speaker

    Cambridge Audio’s Minx Air 200 Earns The Crown For Best Home AirPlay Speaker

    If you're a high-end audio fan, you've probably heard of Cambridge Audio, the London-based firm that makes some of the best equipment in the business. The brand is currently undergoing some changes that involve targeting the growing number of users who are looking for wireless in-home and portable speaker solutions. Hence the new Minx line of devices, which borrows its name from Cambridge's… Read More

  • Facebook Is Looking For Office Space In Cambridge, Close To Its Harvard Roots

    Facebook Is Looking For Office Space In Cambridge, Close To Its Harvard Roots

    According to a report by Boston Business Journal, Facebook appears to be looking for office space in Cambridge, Massachusetts -- home to Harvard and the dorm room where Mark Zuckerberg started the social network. It would be an appropriate place for Facebook to set up a space to attract talent, as well as revel in some nostalgia. Read More

  • Cambridge shows off its startups

    Cambridge shows off its startups

    Guest post by Gabriel Ortiz of [The Startup Digest] London. Volcanic Ash did not stop the bright minds of Cambridge from holding their first ever TEDxCam event last weekend. The sun shone brightly upon the Cambridge campus venue - showcasing a wealth of forward thinkers and brilliant speakers. TEDx is a new program that enables local communities to organize, design and host their own independent… Read More

  • The original iPad: The Cambridge Z88

    The original iPad: The Cambridge Z88

    Retrothing has a paen to the Cambridge Z88, a clever little device made in 1987 that ran for 20 hours on four AA batteries. I honestly don’t know of a single device I own that can run that long. Besides a word processor you also had a version of BASIC built-in and a nice little LCD screen with big keyboard. Sure the 640×64 resolution is a little rough, but what more do you want? If you… Read More

  • New LED light bulb: Inexpensive, long lasting & environmentally friendly

    New LED light bulb: Inexpensive, long lasting & environmentally friendly

    Thomas Edison patented the “long lasting filament” in 1880. In 2009, it's fashionable to pretend to care about the environment. Are these two facts unrelated? Not really, no, because researchers at Cambridge University have developed a light bulb that uses light emitting diodes. These LED-based light bulbs not only, you know, brighten your day, but they're also environmentally friendly. Read More

  • Cambridge Geniuses Invent Practical Digital Scroll

    In a few years, your PDA might be the size of a typical soda straw. That’s apparently the idea behind this nifty working roll-up LCD that some smartypants at Cambridge have come up with. At less than 1mm thick, and flexible, it rolls up to about the same diameter as the cardboard from a roll of paper towels. It’s still an early prototype, and is currently only capable of displaying… Read More