January 27, 2010

Top Stories –
Apple introduce the “iPad” –
Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs introduces the “iPad” a new tablet with no keyboard or mouse. Designed for browsing the internet, it is 0.5 inches (13mm) thick and weighs just 1.5 pounds (680g). The iPad, which will launch in March for $499 (16Gb version), includes 12 new apps and will run most of the 140,000 apps in the App Store. Jobs described the iPad as “a magical and revolutionary device at an unbelievable price.”
Steve_Jobs_with_the_Apple_iPadSteve Jobs with the iPad

Throw out the running shoes –
Dr Daniel Lieberman, professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University reveals that running barefoot is better than wearing running shoes. The researchers found that people who run barefoot tend to land on the ball or the middle of the foot, moving smoothly, but those who run in shoes tend to land on the heels, sending shockwaves through the body.

Bubble Wrap hits middle age –
Bubble Wrap is 50 years old. It was first invented by Marc Chavannes and Al Fielding as textured wallpaper and there are more than 250 dedicated Facebook pages. Sealed Air who owns the patent and manufactures Bubble Wrap makes more than $4bn a year.
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Top Video –
The first Mackintosh commercial (1984)

Top List –

Ten best things Apple have invented

  1. Apple II (1977)
  2. The first Macintosh – the 128J (1984)
  3. The iMac (1998)
  4. The iPod (2001)
  5. The iPod nano (2005)
  6. The iPod classic (2007)
  7. The iPhone (2007)
  8. iTunes (2001)
  9. The iPad (2010)
  10. Apple stores (2001)

 

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