CES 2011: Tablet Devices Make e-Readers Look So Last Season

January 8, 2011 by  
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Photos via Jaymi Heimbuch E-readers were THE thing at last year’s CES, right up there with 3D TV technology. And this year they’re still fairly popular, with news that ebook sales have reached all-time highs. However, since the launch of the iPad in early 2010, companies are scrambling to jump on the tablet bandwagon, and merging the idea of e-books onto tablet devices that will also surf the web, play videos, and more.

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Recurve App for Tablet Devices Gives Speedy Home Efficiency Audits, Boosts Home Contractor Industry (Video)

April 27, 2010 by  
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Image via CNET Yet another place tablet devices are finding a home is in the hands of a home energy efficiency auditor – specifically, small contractors looking to add a new service to their business. Recurve, a San Francisco-based provider of energy efficiency services has come up with a software application that allows an auditor to print out a report with recommendations for services that will improve efficiency. Because it’s so quick and simple, it could me a helpful boost t…

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Friggebod Fun: Swedish Sheds from Sommarnöjen

April 14, 2010 by  
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In 1979 the Swedish Housing Minister, Birgit Friggebo, changed the building codes to exempt structures under 15 square meters (about 150 square feet) from the requirement for a building permit. For this act, she has been immortalized, as these small buildings are now known as Friggeboden. There is some very interesting architecture being done in this market, including these designs from Sommarnöjen, , (Google translates that as Summer Fun) which hires some of Scandinavia’s best architects to design them….

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Artists’ Answers to Question: ‘What Matters Most?’

April 14, 2010 by  
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A sampling of work produced for the Ecoartspace benefit show. Clockwise from top left: Joseph Smolinski, “Oil and Water,” 2010, courtesy Mixed Greens Gallery; Paul Miller (aka D.J.

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