02/04/2014, You might want to think twice about squashing one of these little red fellas, assuming you don’t climb up on a chair on the sight of one. Scientists from the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology as well as the Osaka University in Japan are currently working on developing a new fuel cell system which harnesses power from the cockroaches’ internal system and uses it to power a very small […]
02/04/2014, The Super Bowl is one spectacle that would also see its fair share of commercial tie-ins, and in this year’s edition, you could say that from a sporting perspective, it was a disappointment simply because there was no nail biting finish, and the victor was never in doubt at all. From the tech perspective, however, things have definitely looked good. Apparently, an average of 528,000 people did tune in to […]
02/04/2014, The Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch was unveiled alongside Galaxy Note 3 at IFA last year. This smartwatch was initially only compatible with a couple of Samsung mobile devices, but since then the company has expanded its support base, only to its own devices though, Galaxy Gear doesn’t play nice with devices from other Android manufacturers. The company is expected to announce a successor in the coming weeks, which is what […]
02/04/2014, Apple is yet to jump on the smartwatch bandwagon, if rumors are true, then we might see the company launch its very own smartwatch later this year. While that’s not confirmed as yet, an analyst at a major investment bank believes that iWatch sales during the first year alone can bring in as much as $17.5 billion for Apple, making it one of the company’s most profitable products.
02/04/2014, For those sports fans out there, you know that this year’s FIFA World Cup will be staged in Brazil, and Sony is the sole FIFA 2014 World Cup official partner who actually churns out handsets. In fact, it is their collaboration with FIFA that enabled the Japanese firm to place a 2014 World Cup logo on the retail box of the brand new Xperia Z1 Compact. Apart from that, Sony […]
02/03/2014, The Kinect peripheral for Microsoft’s Xbox gaming console is capable of accomplishing a lot of tasks, motion sensing being a major task in itself. This technology has been leveraged by Jae Kwan Ko, a self-taught coder who has set up a surveillance system based on Kinect at the demilitarized zone or DMZ between the borders of North and South Korea.
01/30/2014, I would suppose that for the longest time, we have had to use this thing called “imagination” to enjoy books according to how our brain interprets the particular story. Well, how about bringing it to the next level this time around with the Sensory Fiction? Sensory Fiction happens to be a project that is being worked upon by a MIT team, where it kicked off with the appropriately titled “The […]
01/30/2014, Samsung is known to release multiple variants of many of its flagship devices, that too under slightly different monikers. The Galaxy S4 Zoom and Galaxy S4 Active are prime examples from last year, different variants of the primary flagship, the Galaxy S4. It appears that the next crop of variants might feature the “Neo” moniker, as the company has filed to obtain a trademark for Samsung Galaxy S Neo.
01/30/2014, Even offices these days would want to take the green route, as that is the right thing to do considering the rather limited resources that our world offers. Hence, the whole idea of recycling paper has been mooted for years now, and the office is one place where recycling paper makes plenty of sense. Despite the world taking on a more digital stance, paper copies of documents happen to be […]
01/30/2014, If you are the type who loves to go shopping, then I am quite sure that you would either need to have a seemingly bottomless bank account to enjoy your shopping experience, or draw your reserves from your savings. How about getting a tool that might help you avoid overspending? This is what the iBag is all about, as this prototype carryall works by locking you out should it have […]
01/30/2014, Back in 2013, Qualcomm announced their Toq smartwatch. The watch was never intended to be released as a commercial product, but rather produced a reference design in which Qualcomm expected other companies to use in order to manufacturer smartwatches of their own. However it seems that interest in the device proved to be pretty high which led to Qualcomm selling the device themselves. Now the good news for those who […]
01/29/2014, Is driving with Google Glass the same as talking on the phone, or texting while driving? While it would seem that the courts dismissed the ticket a woman in California got while driving with Google Glass would have set some kind of legal precedent, it seems that there are still many out there who aren’t enamored by the idea of someone wearing Google Glass while on the road. A new […]
01/29/2014, Just what is the Dell Wyse Cloud Connect that was announced earlier today? It so happens to be an ultra-compact and highly mobile cloud-access device which will be able to deliver instant desktop virtualization and personal cloud services to just about any HDMI- or MHL-enabled display. This is a pocket-sized device, making it a snap to tote around, while delivering a full-HD experience with enterprise-level security, manageability and reliability for […]
01/29/2014, Google’s wearable gadget has been making waves for well over a year now, but its still a long way from customers hands. Over the past year the company has gradually opened up the Explorer program to more people, and even if its not as hard to get your hands on a unit from eBay right now, the high prices are bound to drive away many early adopters. The gadget needs […]