Tag Archive: Smell


Smell the bacon? It’s one of 38 new emojis on the way

If you’ve long found yourself unable to communicate effectively with your friends because of the lack of “bacon,” “shark” and “man in tuxedo” emojis, you could be in luck next year. That’e because the Unicode Consortium, aka the Mountain View,…Read more ›

Why iPad art is more than a passing fad — though you soon might smell it

Early doodles on the iPad looked a lot like this generation’s Etch-a-Sketch. But in just a few years, after celebrated artists such as David Hockney have shown their iPad works in galleries, Apple’s revolutionary device has come into its own…Read more ›

This Terribly Wonderful iPhone Alarm Clock Wakes You Up To The Smell of Bacon

Those devils at Oscar Mayer have found a way to wake you up in the morning and torment you at the same time. They have created an iPhone alarm clock that plays sounds of bacon sizzling and emits the associated smell of…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Fiz Captures All The Complexity Of A Microbrewery With None Of The Smell [Review]

Making your own beer is hard work. It’s a series of intensive scientific processes, and a mistake at any one of them can ruin hours of work and possibly poison someone. But if you get it right, it’s a middle…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Dell Customers Complain About Laptops That ‘Smell Of Cat Urine’

Owners of Dell’s Latitude 6430u Ultrabooks are experiencing something foul when they take the notebook out of its box for the first time, and it isn’t just its cheap plastic shell and disappointing hardware. It’s the “smell of cat urine”…Read more ›

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IBM: The Smartphone Of The Future Will Hear, See, Smell, Taste & Feel

Towards the end of each year, IBM Research publishes a list of five things it predicts our gadgets will be capable of within the next five years. While some of its predictions seem a little too outlandish and farfetched, others — such as its 2006 prediction for realtime speech translation — become a reality.

IBM’s 2012 list is all about the five senses. It predicts that by 2018, our gadgets will  [Read More…]

Apple Store Display iPad Jailbroken, I Smell a Movement

JailBreakMe 3.0s release is probably the easiest way to jailbreak an iDevice, and the first to allow the iPad 2 to be jailbroken. I suppose then it was only a matter of time before someone was able to jailbreak one of Apple’s iPad 2 in-store displays. One of9to5Mac‘s readers was able to bypass the smart sign display application using the secret gestures that aren’t so secret. Once the user bypassed the smart sign display application they were able to jailbreak  [Read More…]