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Apple injunction on Samsung set for December 6th showdown

08/28/2012, If you are interested to find out the results of Apple’s injunction against Samsung’s products, then you might want to mark down December 6th on your calendar, as that is the date that a U.S. judge set to hear Apple request for a permanent injunction...

IBM’s Watson is a genius compared to siri

08/28/2012, When Apple launched iPhone 4S with the voice-based personal assistant Siri, the world was mesmerized by the idea of Siri and this has popularized the concept of digital voice-activated assistant – in the real world, Siri wasn’t so hot (check...

Emotiv headsets hack into your brain

08/27/2012, I know that we have been living in the atomic age for quite some time already, but we have yet to see mutants running around like crazy as depicted in the X-Men movies. This means you are safe from a telepath “hacking” into your brain, but a normal...

Solar Power Plants Are Fast Replacing Peaker Plants In Australia

08/27/2012, When producing power, one can not ignore the common pattern of power demand. Power demand usually subsides during the night and at midday, it peaks, thus requiring maximum power supply required at that time. For long, peaker plants have provided this...

Japanese Researchers Make Cooking Fun With New Simulator [+Movie]

08/27/2012, Cooking is usually fun for those who’re good at it. However, often the novice cooks may wants to try their hands on a few delicacies in a test environment. What can be better than doing it in a virtual environment and gauging your cooking skills before...

Kenco Millicano coffee vending machine shouts orders at passers-by

08/27/2012, If you are a coffee lover, you know that your day will not start off on the right side of the proverbial bed if you have yet to enjoy your favorite cuppa. Those who are willing to go further for a free cup of coffee can always check out this particular...

Star Wars 3D remakes of Episode II and Episode III confirmed

08/26/2012, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace was famous (or should I say, infamous) for the computer generated character known as Jar Jar Binks, although I found that sentiment on the ground tend to lean more on the negative side. Well, George Lucas is a true...

Curiosity’s first Mars track marks

08/22/2012, Just like a doting parent, the folks over at NASA are fawning over the Curiosity Rover’s every single movement on the Red Planet after landing there earlier this month. Sure, we have seen its first panoramic photo, in addition to a high definition...

Wi-Fi used as emergency mesh networks could be a novel idea

08/22/2012, In the event of a natural disaster like an earthquake or a flash flood, there has been cases of relief workers being stranded, excommunicated from the rest of the world in the process. Well, we all know that keeping a clear and open line of communications...

Drinkman – an old school Walkman inspired hip flask

08/22/2012, You know the effects of beer goggles? Well, it is safe to assume that the 1980s audio icon from Sony, the Walkman, might have reached the end of the road for a fair number of years already, but that does not mean it no longer has any relevance in our...