Virgin Galactic SpaceShip

January 29, 2008

Virgin Galactic is on track to start launching commercial space flights in 2009, and they just announced their new spaceship designs.

SpaceShipTwo is the spaceship that’ll actually go into space, while White Knight Two is the plane that’ll bring it up high enough to launch itself away. SpaceShipTwo will be able to tote eight people at a time into sub-orbit, two pilots and six passengers, each of whom will pay $200,000 for the right to be one of the few humans to see the earth from above.

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Apple MacBook Air

January 29, 2008

The MacBook Air. It’s a full-size notebook encased in the 0.4 – 1.94 cm of sleek, sturdy anodised aluminium. And at just 1.36 kg, There’s no CD drive, one usb port and very little else. A new feature called Remote Disc lets you wirelessly use or “borrow” the optical drive of a Mac or PC in the vicinity… Do downloads, watch movies and handle installations wirelessly, back up files wirelessly using Apple’s new Time Capsule.
All so nice and advance… from SGD2988. Maybe I just buy an Asus Eee for a sixth of the price and dream the day I have too much disposable income… I mean I loved it but it really is not for the common people on the street.

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