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Samsung acquires mobile cloud content provider mSpot

05/09/2012,   Samsung has announced today that it has acquired mSpot, a mobile cloud content service provider based next door in Palo Alto, California. In case you don’t know much about mSpot, the company, formed in 2004, is a provider of music and video...

MirageTable augmented reality device from Microsoft

05/09/2012, Remember the holographic chess set that Chewbacca played with in the Star Wars movies? Well, mankind might not have the technology to travel through galaxies using hyperdrive, but at least we are one step nearer to such holographic board games, thanks to...

Gears for future Mars mission tested on an icy Austrian cave

05/08/2012, We could be closing in on that day when man will finally make its first landing on the planet Mars. But to get there will require intense preparation and… hi-tech gears of course! On an icy cave in Austria, a group of scientists are testing...

Passpoint Technology, Promises Seemless Wi-Fi Handover

05/08/2012, WiFi Alliance, the trade association that promotes Wireless LAN technology, is planning to launch a technology that will make Wi-Fi access from smartphones and other devices as simple as connecting to a cellular network. According to the group, its...

Pocket friendly fuel cell charger could power the future

05/08/2012, When it comes to today’s modern devices, one of the main drawbacks would be the lack of battery power – after all, how many of us have experienced the sinking feeling in realizing that we have forgotten to recharge our smartphones the night...

Microsoft Turns Gestures into Commands Using Audio Waves

05/08/2012, It seems that the success of Microsoft’s Kinect has driven the company to branch out further into the gesture-related sciences given that one of its latest projects offers gesture control with just a computer’s speakers, a microphone and some...

Qumarion mannequin offers intuitive 3D manipulation

05/07/2012, Ever wondered what it feels like to handle a voodoo doll? Well, I suppose you can get a semblance of that feeling with the Qumarion mannequin which you can view in action in the video above. The Qumarion mannequin is basically an input device that was...

LaserSaber turns on the Star Wars style

05/04/2012, Ever wished that you were a Jedi over the years? Come on now, there is no reason to be shy to admit to that. Those who have a stronger connection to Star Wars might even have built up their collection of lightsaber toys, but how about commemorating Star...

Google News U.S. Edition gets new updates, adds a social perspective

05/04/2012, If you love Google News, you will be happy to know that new updates to Google News U.S. Edition will be coming. The said update will include larger images on the main page, a real-time coverage page that will show the latest articles and commentaries, and...

Be a polyglot with Google’s Language Immersion for Chrome

05/03/2012, Learning Spanish, French, and German is now easier thanks to Google’s latest experiment. Now you can speak like a polyglot with the Language Immersion for Chrome. What is it? It’s Google’s takeoff on automatic translation technology....