It happens every four years, and now the entire world will be wrapped up in the 2018 Winter Olympics, which have already started in PyeongChang, South Korea. We will be interested in ice skating, skiing, bobsledding, and the many other winter sports, besides hockey, that only seem to become relevant during the Winter Olympics. NBC is once again handling the coverage of the games in the US, and in addition to watching it the old-fashioned way on its broadcast and cable TV networks, sports fans can watch tons of coverage online on their smartphone, PC or tablet.How to watch on NBCOlympics.com NBC launched the NBCOlympics.com website for people who want to check out the coverage on their Windows and Mac PCs. It’s compatible with Google’s Chrome, Mozilla’s Firefox, Apple’s Safari and Microsoft’s Edge web browsers. It will feature over 800 hours of coverage during the Winter Olympics, which includes all of NBC’s prime-time shows, such as … [Read more...] about Here’s how to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics on your phone, PC or tablet
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The Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium The location for the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium, glistens as the sun rises over South Korea on Jan. 24, 2018. Here's a look at the East Asian nation, located on the southern half of the Korean peninsula, as the Olympic Games kick off. South Korea Using data from Landsat-5 and Landsat-7 satellites, the country of South Korea is highlighted in this image. The Alpensia Sliding Center The site where luge, bobsleigh and skeleton races will take place — the Alpensia Sliding Center — makes its home in Gangwon, South Korea. Snow in South Korea Just south of the mainland, Jeju Island got smacked with nearly 5 inches (12 centimeters) of snow on Jan. 25, 2016, the most snow measured there since 1984. The accumulation resulted in the closing of the island's airport, stranding over 80,000 travelers. Unexpected Snow in South Korea Snowfall on March 6, 2004, … [Read more...] about In Photos: South Korea from Above
posted on 31 Mar 2015, 12:59 10 1. drunkenjay (Posts: 1164; Member since: 11 Feb 2013) ..... posted on 31 Mar 2015, 13:00 6 4. arch_angel (Posts: 1651; Member since: 20 Feb 2015) its a joke bro April fools lol posted on 31 Mar 2015, 13:10 7 7. maherk (Posts: 5460; Member since: 10 Feb 2012) Now i am curious to know what was the initial comment before him editing it lol 9. drunkenjay (Posts: 1164; Member since: 11 Feb 2013) the original was just..... then i realised it was april fools. since i was confused if it was 12am uk time or not. =] 14. maherk (Posts: 5460; Member since: 10 Feb 2012) Lol same here. At 1st i was like whatttt, then I figured out it is a joke 31. engineer-1701d (unregistered) ha am about to just get off work its 345pm in usa capital 11. arch_angel (Posts: 1651; Member since: 20 Feb 2015) he just had dots/periods so i figured he was confused so i told him it was a joke. 18. drunkenjay (Posts: 1164; Member since: 11 Feb … [Read more...] about Comments for : Samsung Galaxy Blade edge is the world’s first smart knife, phone capabilities included
posted on 25 Jun 2012, 06:53 3 1. dickwyn (Posts: 621; Member since: 07 May 2012) why korea only ? posted on 25 Jun 2012, 07:00 6 2. Mitchel (Posts: 228; Member since: 25 May 2012) Because it's their beloved country.. They don't want LG to dominate there.. And some trivia here, they are the largest company on South Korea & their former CEO is the richest man on their country too.. lol posted on 25 Jun 2012, 07:12 3 3. Jericho (unregistered) Korea Rulez!!!! posted on 25 Jun 2012, 08:18 2 4. ph00ny (Posts: 1784; Member since: 26 May 2011) lol at Exynos quad core not being faster than dual core s4 posted on 25 Jun 2012, 08:35 0 8. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008) I/O is a junk meter at this point. Its a number thats easily fluffed and has been for a while. posted on 25 Jun 2012, 08:19 0 5. Zumo911 (Posts: 22; Member since: 02 May 2012) I hope Big Red is pushing the S3 back to get their hands on this version of the … [Read more...] about Comments for : Samsung Galaxy S III variant for Korea may be the world’s first quad-core LTE smartphone
Go ahead, make its day. A new gun-toting sentry robot, developed by Samsung Techwin Co. for the South Korean government, may soon be coming to a disputed border near you. The SGR-A1 robot uses a low-light camera and pattern recognition software to distinguish humans from animals or other objects and, if necessary, can fire its builtâ''in machine gun—a Daewoo K3. Myung Ho Yoo, a principal research engineer at Samsung’s Optics & Digital Imaging Division in Seongnam City, just southeast of Seoul, says the robot is the first of its kind to be commercialized. South Korea’s need for such a robot is clear, he says. Unlike the border between the United States and Mexico or even those separating Israel from the occupied territories, the demilitarized zone that stretches for 250 kilometers between South and North Korea is patrolled along its entire length. With one guard post every 50 meters along the southern side, two guards per post, and twelve … [Read more...] about A Robotic Sentry For Korea’s Demilitarized Zone
Want to revolutionize the electronics industry, become a multimillionaire, and earn your place as an immortal in the tech pantheon? Your job is simple: Figure out a cost-effective way to make really good, reasonably large crystals of pure gallium nitride. With such crystals as the foundation for the growth of devices made of the same material, manufacturers would have a far richer yield of the violet lasers on which the optoelectronics industry increasingly depends. For example, the short wavelengths of these lasers are needed to read the hyperfine, data-rich line that rings the discs in Blu-ray players and in the latest game machines. Better gallium nitride would also let automakers make the power-handling circuitry in their hybrid electric vehicles more efficient, improving mileage and possibly even affordability. And with a fabulously good crystal foundation, LEDs could perform better, speeding the demise of the century-old incandescent bulb. So far, though, gallium nitride … [Read more...] about The World’s Best Gallium Nitride
This is part of IEEE Spectrum's Special Report: The Day Analog TV Dies Of the brave souls who bought any of the 13 176 digital television sets shipped in 1998, let it be said that never have so many paid so much for so few hours of programming. Sets went on sale as early as August, yet some buyers live in markets where there is no digital TV (DTV) to watch at all—and will not be for some time. That includes San Diego, Calif., where retailer Tom Campbell told IEEE Spectrum that his aggressive Dow Stereo chain in 1998 delivered nearly 100 sets to customers unlikely to receive terrestrial fs until late this year. Conspicuous consumption? Perhaps. Faith in the promise of progress? Certainly. But though digital programming is still offered in only a minority of locations, consumers have good reason to buy the US $7000-plus sets as a down payment on the future. For one thing, manufacturers have configured the digital models for the early market, and for another, they have included … [Read more...] about Digital TV in the U.S.
Examine a night composite satellite image of the Earth. The areas that are well lit are, for the most part, regions of wealth and well-being. Darkness represents wilderness or poverty. A very small feature is particularly interesting. South Korea shines brightly while North Korea is dark; the demilitarized zone is the clear boundary. With the Berlin Wall gone, this border is now the most vivid illustration of the difference between communism and capitalism. Yet North Korea can, any time it so desires, make a light brighter than a thousand suns. At least that is the opinion of Florida Senator Bob Graham, chair of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee. “North Korea has at least two nuclear weapons,” he stated bluntly on Meet the Press recently. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is more cautious. In August 2001 he said that North Korea has the nuclear material to have between two and five nuclear weapons, but he did not claim that any had been built.The contrast between … [Read more...] about North Korea-the Next Iraq?
Instagram isn’t just about selfies and celebrities. It is a legitimate venue for photography, too. Time Magazine has started recognizing Instagram photographers who have been using the photo sharing site as a powerful medium to display their work. And for 2014 the publication named documentary photographer Matt Black as its Instagram Photographer of the Year for his work documenting the poverty in California’s Central Valley.Black joined Instagram in December 2013 for an easy place to showcase his work, which depicts the grisly conditions of California’s agricultural region. Farmers there are facing one of the most severe droughts in California history, and the region is also one of the poorest in the nation. Black grew up in the Central Valley, and told Time that it is “this kind of vast unknown zone” that rarely gets attention. He had ambitions of permanently leaving where he grew up to pursue a photography career, but he had … [Read more...] about Time Magazine Instagram Photographer of 2014 puts lens on impoverished California region
When we have a hostile country regularly lobbing missiles into the ocean with the stated objective of transforming a U.S. state into a radioactive cloud, we have a problem. One "oops" and we could suddenly become a 49-state nation again -- and that is only if we forget the issues with fallout and the potential for a nuclear winter (granted, that could be good news for the global warming folks).However, the approaches to cutting the legs out from under North Korea largely have been in-the-box thinking: economic sanctions that require China's cooperation (and aren't working); military and assassination options that would trigger retaliation that likely would result in a lot of us glowing at night; and revolution efforts that have little or no chance of succeeding.Still, there are companies that have been working on technologies that effectively could contain North Korea's missiles and turn their leader into more of a vocal than a physical problem. Since I'm on the West Coast and … [Read more...] about OPINION Could Tech Nerf North Korea?