This Week In Geek: Mobile Hacks, Power Concepts, and Hands-On Computing

Outside 2010's Mobile World Congress. Photo: Ginny Mies, PCWorld
Outside 2010's Mobile World Congress. Photo: Ginny Mies, PCWorld

Another week, another roundup of what you may missed in the world of geek. During the past seven days we've looked at how to hack your Windows Mobile phone to run Android, how one design student is looking to save the world one power outlet at a time, and how you can get more hands on with your computers.

Hack Shows How to Get Android 2.1 On Some Windows Mobile Phones

Do you want to bring your old Windows Mobile smartphone up-to-speed?, A recent hack lets you install Google's Android mobile operating system on select Windows Mobile devices. Our David Pierce goes into more detail: Read on...

Outlet Regulator Concept Aims To Conserve Energy

Tired of wasting energy on all those gadgets you have plugged in? Design student Conor Klein hopes to solve that problem with his outlet concept. His idea ejects the charge cable from the outlet when your attached gadgets reach their full charge. Read on...

MSI to Launch Big 3D-Capable Touchscreen All-In-One PC in June

Micro-Star International plans to ship a 24-inch all-in-one PC this June. Oh, and if touch screen interactivity wasn't enough for you, it will also be ready for 3D games and movies. Read on...

Homebuilt Glove Mouse: The Power Is in Your Hand

Who needs a touchscreen when you can control your PC with a simple swipe of your hand? This recent homebuilt approach takes the traditional mouse out of the equation and leaves all the power to the movement of the users hands. Want to see it in action? Read on...

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