Mr. Steed's 6th Grade Computer Class Blog
A Blog of my students daily thoughts about a different technology subject

Archive for October 2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010

October 29, 2010

Automobile companies are trying very hard to predict what People want in the future.  Many companies have offered some of their vehicles in “hybrids”.  Others are opting to go full electric.  BMW unveiled its’ idea of what future of cars with a different kind of hybrid; diesel and electric. Even though diesel is better than the fuel […]

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

October 28, 2010

When the Nintendo 3DS comes out in March 2011, it will be backwards compatible with the old DS and DSi games but feature 3D graphics that you DO NOT need to wear glasses to see. Do you think Nintendo is making a smart decision to re-do the DSi? Do you think that Nintendo’s new strategy for going 3D […]

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

October 27, 2010

Alot of companies make gadgets that can do more than one thing. Lenovo introduced at the 2010 CES, a laptop that is ALSO a tablet. Since the Apple iPad came out March 27th, 2010, WILL people EVEN WANT to buy one of these?  Does it make more sense to JUST buy a tablet (like the iPad) or JUST […]

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

October 26, 2010

Last week I showed you the Burj Al-Arab, the world’s only 7 star hotel in Dubai. On January 4th, 2010 Dubai opened the Burj Dubai, the world’s tallest skyscraper. It is almost TWICE the size of the last world’s tallest skyscraper. America talked about building the world’s tallest building when the twin towers fell. Why […]

Monday, October 25th, 2010

October 25, 2010

As shown in the clip below and from last Monday, Volkswagon and their research department at http://www.thefuntheory.com show that Technology and FUN can change people’s attitudes about things they don’t normally do or want to do? Based on this example, How could we incorporate more fun and come up with an experiment that we might […]