Daily Archives: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Beantown Next Up For TiVo XFINITY On Demand

The roll out of XFINITY On Demand for TiVo customers in the San Francisco Bay Area is now complete and it seems to be a great success. The new feature cleanly integrates XFINITY On Demand into the TiVo UI just … Continue reading

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What Is SUGAR Volt?

While SUGAR Volt may sound like the name of an energy drink, or maybe an all-girl J-Rock band, it is actually a Boeing concept for an airliner of the future. SUGAR stands for Subsonic Ultra Green Aircraft Research, a NASA-organized … Continue reading

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A Brief Video History Of The U.S. Air Force

I’m not sure what the occasion is, but Lockheed Martin released this six minute video which is basically a quick overview of the history of the U.S. Air Force. I still find the technique of adding motion to old photos … Continue reading

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SpaceX Conducts Falcon 9 Launch Pad Static Fire

SpaceX Monday Conducted a static fire of their Falcon 9 launcher on the pad at Cape Canaveral in anticipation of the planned May 7th launch of their Dragon capsule to the ISS. If the mission is successful it will be … Continue reading

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David Tennant Catches Up With Virgin Media’s TiVo

Along with the launch of their new ‘Collections’, Virgin Media also adopted a new pitchman – David Tennant. They’d already released several videos, and now there’s another one. This one highlights the ‘Catch Up TV’ feature. I’d love to see … Continue reading

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