Google Patents Tiny Cameras Embedded In Contact Lenses

Google has a new patent application with the USPTO (via 9to5Google), which takes one of the basic concepts of Glass and extends it even further, embedding tiny cameras that could be embedded in contac

Hitachi Announces Hybrid Optical Drive With SSD

Hitachi announced a new optical drive, a Hybrid SATA III which combines the optical technology with SSD. Details are non-existent, but combining an optical drive and with an SSD drive and you’re

G.E.'s microholographic storage promises dancing dolphins and prancing unicorns

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/star-wars-death-star-hologram.jpg">Just as the technology world is on the verge of bucking physical media for digital storage, G.E. might

The surfeit of content: Life in the post-optical world

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/0.jpg">As William Gibson said, "The future is already here - it is just unevenly distributed." A few years ago I thought streaming video

16-layer 400GB optical disc from Pioneer

DigiTimes is reporting on Pioneer’s new layered optical disc. Each of the disc’s 16 layers holds 25GB, for a total storage capacity of 400GB. That’s 8x the storage on a double-layer

Hairy DIY mouse responds to your caress

This unholy union of wiimote and tribble looks to be a pretty relaxing way to move your cursor around, but somehow I don’t see it catching on in the mainstream. All you need to do is cannibalize