Antec 300 Illusion Computer Case

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The Essentially Cool and Quiet Case

Impressively spacious and unbeatably reliable, the Antec Three Hundred is an unbeatable enclosure. Despite its eminently portable frame, the Three Hundred has enough room for an NVIDIA 8800 series graphics card, as well as six hard drives and a standardATX motherboard. A cable management compartment keeps your system organized and the airflow unobstructed. A 120mm rear fan and 140mm top fan ensure that the case runs cool even when playing the most demanding games, while the sleek black finish gives it an extra stylish edge.
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Features:

No Power Supply included:
To optimize performance of your Three Hundred, your choice of power supply is crucial. Antec strongly recommends choosing from our NeoPower or TruePower series.
9 Drive Bays:
• External 3 x 5.25″
• Internal 6 x 3.5″ for HDD
Cooling System:
• 2 front 120 x 25 mm TriCool™ Blue LED Fan with 3-speed switch control.
• 1 rear 120 x 25 mm TriCool™ Fan with 3-speed switch control.
• 1 top 140 x 25 mm TriCooltrade; Blue LED Fan with 3-speed switch
• 2 front (optional) 120 mm fans to cool the hard drives
• 1 side (Optional) 120 x 25 mm Fan to cool graphic cards
Washable air filters reduces dust build up in your system, which helps keep your system cooler
Perforated front bezel for maximum air intake
Maximum video card size: 12.5″/318mm (Note: some video cards may block access to the adjacent hard drive bay)
Compatible Motherboards: Mini-ITX, microATX, Standard ATX
7 expansion slots
Top mounted I/O ports for easy access
• 2 x USB 2.0
• HDA & AC’97 Audio In and Out
Unit dimensions:
• 18″ (H) x 18.3″ (D) x 8.1″ (W)
• 45.8 (H) x 46.5 (D) x 20.5 cm (W)
Weight:
• Net: 15.9lbs / 7.2kg
• Gross: 18.7lbs / 8.5kg

Samsung Evo microSDHC Card

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Get the most out of your smartphone or tablet PC with Samsung’s EVO 32 GB microSD Memory Card. This high-performance memory card features read speeds of up to 48 MB/s for transferring music, photos, and videos and is UHS-1 enabled to capture Full HD video. Waterproof, temperature proof, magnet proof, and X-ray proof, this reliable memory card ensures your files remain safe during life’s little mishaps. An included SD adapter lets you use the card with your digital camera, laptop, or desktop computer.

 

Designed for the Latest Smartphones and Tablets

This high-speed memory card is ideal for your smartphone or tablet. Its fast read speeds keep up with the demands of mobile apps and save you time when downloading or moving memory-intensive files like Full HD video or high-res photo libraries.

Shoot Seamless Full HD Video

Capture special moments as vividly as you experience them. This memory card is Class 10 and UHS Speed Class 1 rated, which means it records smooth Full HD video.

Fast Read and Write Speeds for Better Performance

Fast read speeds of up to 48 MB/s make transferring photos, videos, music, and other media files to your smartphone or tablet extremely quick. The memory card’s write speeds let you capture shots twice as fast as conventional microSD cards, making the card ideal for fast-action photography. When shooting in continuous burst mode, you can capture up to 360 photos (8 MB) per minute.

Huge Storage Capacity for Thousands of Photos and MP3s

The card’s generous 32 GB capacity holds up to 18,630 photos (8-megapixel), 550 minutes of HD video, or 7,490 songs. This means you can download and store more media files and apps on your smartphone or tablet.

Built to Withstand Extreme Conditions

This waterproof and temperature-proof card can withstand up to 24 hours in seawater and in temperatures ranging from -13 to 185 degrees F. It also protects your data from damage caused by airport X-ray machines and resists up to 13 times the magnetic force of home theater speakers.

Includes SD Adapter for Use with PCs and Digital Cameras

The Samsung EVO 32 GB microSD Memory Card includes an adapter so you can use your card with SD-enabled devices such as digital cameras, laptops, and printers. This lets you easily transfer photos, music, and video content from your mobile device to your computer or any other device with an SD slot.

IBM ThinkCentre A50

IBM ThinkCentre A50

IBM ThinkCentre A50

IBM’s strength is in the corporate market, and as we see here, the IBM ThinkCentre A50 is lacking in nearly every consumer category; it’s not a home PC, it’s a business system. The system’s 2.4-GHz processor and 40GB hard drive fall short of the offerings of many of the other systems in this roundup. The A50 sorely lags behind the others in performance, lacks a recordable optical drive, and is very limited in terms of upgradability, as it cannot accept an additional hard drive or an AGP video card. There are eight USB ports but only one free PCI slot, as well as two total memory banks. Clearly, the A50 is not meant for gaming, music, or digital-imaging purposes, and we wouldn’t recommend this system to a typical consumer PC buyer.

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Brain Games – A paraplegic walked, no robotic suit required.

Floating on the web I find an article on the Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation website (Not sure how I got there. So don’t ask.) whose headline catches my attention, The feasibility of a brain-computer interface functional electrical stimulation system for the restoration of overground walking after paraplegia. So I think the article is basically saying how feasible would it be to make a paralyzed man walk using a computer. As I read on I find that has become very feasible.




Well the University of California has been researching this question and has made it possible. How was it done? The scientists used a computer to link 28-year-old Adam Fritz’s brain to his legs over, get this, a Bluetooth connection. The idea here is bypass the severed region of his spinal cord to in effect complete the missing connection by using an EEG to pick up the signals from his brain which were sent by a B.C.I. (brain control interface) computer to electrodes on his knee(s). I found a youtube video of it and the guy was supported and did walk about maybe 13 feet. Even so this is like a very cool thing. What comes to mind is stuff I have seen in movies, you know, and how movie theory is literally coming true. From what I read paralyzed patients have only been able to walk through the use of some sort of bionic suit. (The Million Dollar Man)

The article mentions alot of training involved and if I read it right (which took awhile to make sense of…lol) the participant had to go through hours of training before and after final testing. So Fritz basically had to go through alot of physical rehab to strengthen his muscles and learn how to use the BCI device. The article talks about a “decoded model” which translates to me as some sort of virtual figure of maybe a person, an avatar of sorts. (Cool he was playing a game with his head.) Here check out the video:

I would again say this is getting more and more feasible because today I found another article that says that Case Western Reserve University has attempted the same thing and have been able to allow a patient the use of his arms using the same idea. You can read more on this if you click here. Yeah I was geeking out today.