GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
The Simple Fun You’ve Always Wanted is a Pocket-Sized PocketCHIP Running PICO-8

The last time I considered something legit for computing and phoning, requiring two hands to hold and type, was the almighty Blackberry phone. Also known as the loser of the market, Blackberry isn’t readily used by the common public anymore, … Continue reading

 

BATTERY & POWER TECHNOLOGY
Facebook Is One Step Closer to Laser-Based Internet

When it comes to bringing internet to the masses, we’ve seen it all lately. Google has already begun testing on Project Loon, their balloon-powered internet endeavor. Elon Musk’s SpaceX is immersed in secret planning to bring a constellation of internet-broadcasting … Continue reading

 

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
Diamonds Could Replace Silicon and Power Devices- Simpler, Faster, and Lighter than Ever

There is a rise in the worth of diamonds lately, and we’re not talking about the rings on our fingers. Diamonds could very well play a large role in becoming an electronic material- an alternative to silicon, which has been … Continue reading

 

BATTERY & POWER TECHNOLOGY
Chinese Company Dongxu Excited to Incorporate Graphene Batteries for 15-Minute Device Charging

Well we meet again. It has been time and time again that I have reported on this or that new battery technology being incredibly advanced, to the point of charging a smartphone in this or that amount of time. This … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Samsung’s New Speedy UFS Cards will Suggest the MicroSD to “Step Aside”

Samsung is deciding to roll out some incredibly speedy UFS cards in effort to replace SSDs. What does this all mean? Well, it apparently means Samsung is the first brand ever to bring UFS cards to market, a.k.a. Universal Flash … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
This ‘Schiit’, Called the Bifrost Multibit, May be the Best Music Converter Around

With all the laptops and smartphones taking up the news in the topic of electronics, it’s rare we hear about anything new in the realm of music and digital audio connectivity. As a device-user, a smartphone-needing, smart thermostat-wanting, and smart … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Google Wants Project Bloks to Get Kids Into Coding for Fun and for Their Future

During my generation as a young child in school, I remember the moment we got those colorful iMac desktop computers. I remember playing games on them, learning and typing documents. Bringing computers into the classroom, or computer room for that … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
KiloCore is the World’s First 1,000 Core Processor With 621 Million Transistors

Today’s technology is all about the smallest, the fastest, the most energy dense and efficient hardware. Companies are literally racing to make impressions, aiming to beat their competition not just by a few points here and there, but by landslides. … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
The Landline Might be Dead, But Voice Bridge Might Be Resurrecting It For Your Convenience

A statement from The Verge author, Ashley Carman, completely cracked me up when I first read it. She says, “Before I start telling you about this new gadget, let’s have a moment of silence for the landline phone number”. I … Continue reading

 

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
Well-Received Asus Chromebook Flip Is the First to Gain Google Play Store Apps

Another great thing came out of Google I/O last month, the almighty announcement that Chromebooks were going to receive Android apps! With the news meaning happiness for many, not all Chromebook users will be able to experience the adaptation, as … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
The Rustic, Round Runcible by Monohm Is the New Anti-Smartphone

Technology has come a long way in the last decade. Our phones, which once served as simple devices to keep us connected to those we loved, now serve as mini-computers which keep us tethered to work emails, social media and … Continue reading

 

DELL
Synaptics Wants to Bring Fingerprint Authentication To Any PC

Synaptics: we know it for its tremendous efforts in human interface solutions. The touchpad manufacturer has developed technologies for “a large range of mobile computing, PC, entertainment and other consumer electronic devices”; with customers including Acer, Asus, Dell, Google, HTC, … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Everything You Need to Know About this Week’s Bluetooth 5 Announcement

While Bluetooth as a whole isn’t one of the most exciting topics in technology, over time it has become one of the unsung heroes that help us get through our daily lives. From our automobiles to our home speaker systems, … Continue reading

 

BATTERY & POWER TECHNOLOGY
Lenovo Showcases New Bendable Displays with a Concept Smartphone and Tablet

Bendable display technology is one of the hottest trends in the world right now. As far back as 2013, Samsung has been teasing concepts that feature bendable and even foldable displays. If the rumor mill is to be trusted, they … Continue reading

 

CONVERGENCE & CONVERTIBLE HYBRID PCS
Asus’ Proof-Of-Concept, Project Avalon, Features Modular Motherboard and Chassis

There’s nothing new about building your own PC. It’s easy, fun, you can decide just how high-end to make your device, and upgrade anytime you want. We live in the era of DIY (do-it-yourself), and there’s nothing PC gamers love … Continue reading