chubby-lara-croftDo you feel as though some things in the movies , magazines, TV shows and video games have gotten some ideas horribly wrong, especially when it concerns the body of a woman? Most of the time, the “ideal” body shape of a lady seems to be unrealistically attainable, and body confidence campaigners have unveiled a chubbier Lara Croft.

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drone-chimpanzeeDrones do seem to be big business these days, and it there are rumors that even South Korean conglomerate Samsung themselves are getting into the drone business – the selfie drone business, of course. Well, there are many applications for drone use, including helping out in the conservation efforts that happen worldwide. Drones are useful to help monitor animal species as well as to look out for them nasty poachers, as drones are small and agile enough to venture into areas which are dangerous for humans, or difficult for them to access.

Read full post →Drones Help Locate Endangered Chimpanzees

kfc-printer-bucketThere are good ideas, bad ideas, and downright great ones. The thing is, you can never really quite tell just which particular one is going to take off – at least, not until you try it. Those who love chicken might be in for a real treat, assuming this latest idea from the world famous KFC would turn out to be true. The KFC Tray Typer was a pretty hilarious idea, and this time around, how about a bucket that sports a built-in printer?

Read full post →KFC Memories Bucket Is A Delicious Idea

microsoft-logoLast year, it was confirmed that Microsoft would be coming up with a future flagship store on Fifth Avenue, although as to when that will happen remains to be seen. After all, there were also earlier rumors floating around that pointed to talks being in place to acquire retail space on Fifth Avenue. It looks like there is some progress since then, where the new store will be at 677 Fifth Avenue.

Read full post →Microsoft’s Flagship Store In Fifth Avenue Looks Set To Happen

dadssWe did make mention of the DADSS (Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety) system before just early last month, but it seems that DADSS is about to play a far larger role in society in due time. New York Senator Chuck Schumer announced on Sunday that he was co-sponsoring a bill to fund Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS).

Read full post →Anti-Drunk Driving Technology Receives US Senate Backing

youxia-xChina, the world’s second largest economy, has certainly done its part in going up the manufacturing food chain, and you would be surprised that Chinese startup Youxia Motors has just made an announcement of its very first production car – and it will be all-electric, to boot. This particular model would be the Youxia X, and while it is not quite the rip-off that other Chinese cars were, the design is said to be inspired by the Tesla Model S, while one can also see semblances of Lexus, Audi and Maserati rides, too. However, one must note that there is no truly original design these days, or it is rather difficult to find one that is offered from scratch.

Read full post →Youxia X Creeps Up On Tesla

periscopePeriscope has just introduced a brand new update to its iOS app, and in this particular update, there will be a mute feature in order to prevent you from being disturbed by whoever is broadcasting live all the time. The ability to mute someone does not mean that they are taken off your “following” list, and you can still be on the receiving end of their live feeds. However, you will no longer need to receive notifications whenever this muted person begins to “broadcast”.

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facebook logoClose to a couple of years ago, Facebook announced was described then to be a global partnership that intends to make the Internet accessible to the other billions of people worldwide. It seems that this initiative has taken on a new level of expansion with Facebook inviting even more mobile operators to jump aboard the bandwagon.

Read full post →Facebook’s Open To Additional Mobile Operators

galaxy j5It looks like the Samsung Galaxy J5 has more or less arrived at the end of its long journey, hitting the shores of Europe. Now, if the Samsung Galaxy J5 sounds familiar to you, as though you had heard of it before, that is because it was first announced officially in the middle of June. The first country in the Old World to be on the receiving end of the Samsung Galaxy J5 would be Germany, where it has already been listed down on Samsung’s website.

Read full post →Samsung Galaxy J5 Arrives In Europe

qualcomm-logoKevin Wang, the research director for IHS Technology China, did mention on his Weibo page that manufacturers should sit up and take notice of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset that is set to arrive on upcoming smartphone models since he claims that there will be no more heating issues with the Snapdragon 820 as with the Snapdragon 810. Wang claims that the quartet of custom cores as well as 14nm process that is used on the Snapdragon 820 will prevent the chip from running into overheating issues.

Read full post →Researcher: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Has No Heating Issues