Fabrican - Spray On Clothing
To change your look, just spray it on. It's clothing in a can - and Stanislaw Lem wrote about it in 1961.
SkyCeiling Big Indoor Sky
This remarkable product from The Sky Factory is worthy of Hogwarts - and Stanislaw Lem.
Kindle E-Book Reader From Amazon
Yet another e-book reader, you say? Maybe, but this one has online book powerhouse Amazon.com behind it.
iRex Iliad E-Book Reader AND Writer
For an alternative to the Amazon Kindle, consider the iLiad device from iRex. No mere reader, it also lets you write all over your ebooks.
Moral Performance Enhancement
Is it possible for a person to behave better through the use of pharmaceuticals?
SkyV SkyCeiling From The Sky Factory
Now that we have amazing sky ceilings, it's time to get to work on those vast underground cities I've been reading about.
Google Maps Public Transit Layer
Google maps has caught up with a sixty-year-old vision of Stanislaw Lem's. Nice going, Google!
Kindle 2 Reads Aloud, As SF Writers Predicted
The idea of a mechanized 'book reader' or 'news reader' has been around for more than 100 years; take a look at the imaginative works of five sf writers.
Biggest Electronic Book Store On Earth
I'm a bit late with this story, but then again, so is Barnes and Noble with that whole electronic bookstore idea.
iRex DR800SG E-Reader Has Unlimited 3G Data
Unlimited 3G data from Verizon make this an interesting entry.
Crystals In Gel For Computer Memory
Ah, nothing like curling up at night with a good crystal. A data storage crystal containing tens of thousands of volumes, that is.
Time Inc. Digital Magazine Video
Compare this video of Time's prototype digital magazine with an earlier tongue-in-cheek video of a real-world handheld device.
iPad With VoiceOver Reads Aloud
It's been an important part of e-readers for almost sixty years.
Amazon Sells More Ebooks Than Hardcovers
'I spent the afternoon in a bookstore. There were no books in it.'
Fabrican Spray-On T-Shirt Video
This video recently turned up; Stanislaw Lem nailed this idea almost fifty years ago.
Google Ebookstore - Great Expectations In The Cloud
A few glitches in the cloud not withstanding, Google's eBookstore is open for business.
Thanks For Being Open Apple, Amazon, Barnes And Noble
In which the author, a modern-day consumer, has a better-than-sfnal experience in shopping for a book.
Amazon Sells More E-Books Than Books
Truly mind-boggling development at Amazon.
Smart E-Book System Outperforms Apple iBooks
Take a look at the video with this article, and decide for yourself whether this is better than the iPad.
Penguin E-Books For Libraries
Read about it on your iPad.
Hitachi Quartz Glass Memory Lasts Forever
'The books were crystals with recorded contents.'- Stanislaw Lem, 1961.
First Bookless Public Library?
'No longer was it possible to browse among shelves, to weigh volumes in hand, to feel their heft, the promise of ponderous reading.'- Stanislaw Lem, 1961.