Solar cells get two electrons for the price of one, efficiency bonus

It may still be a lab experiment, but still, this could led to eventual mainstream adoption of solar power… Photoelectric current as function of photon energy was measured on single crystal TiO2 coated with a monolayer of PbS nanoparticles. The experiments conclusively showed that multiple electrons were generated and extracted from the nanoparticles for each […]

Not so shocking: TV networks block Google TV

Surprise, Suprise, Suprise… Evidently ABC, NBC and CBS appear to be blocking Google TV from accessing the TV shows on their own sites…. And Ars Technica looks at the background of this… Not so shocking: TV networks block Google TV.

Driving & texting bans not effective… Of course, not…

Texting bans for drivers not putting a dent in accident rates from Ars Technica: Study after study shows that distracted drivers are far more likely to get into accidents, which has led a number of states to craft laws intended to limit one of the most significant distractions: the cell phone. Initial efforts focused on […]

Ars Technica reviews the iPad

Reviewing is too polite of an word….  Ars Technica dissects the iPad, and covers the majority of the software, changes, improvements…  You name it, and it’s covered in this review… Heck, they even attempted to use it to write the review on…. If you have any questions, take a look at the Ars Technica review.