DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
Raspberry Pi Touchscreen and Upgraded Model A+ Announcement

Some news in the Raspberry Pi front. Aside from the micro computing board’s continual popularity (yes, these things still sell like hot cakes), the foundation has some news on what we can expect soon. Pi founder Eben Upton has unveiled … Continue reading

BATTERY & POWER TECHNOLOGY
Pivotal Fitness Band- Get it Free, Pay $12 a Year!

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
PhotoMath: The World’s First Smart Camera Calculator

BATTERY & POWER TECHNOLOGY
Our Childhood Dream has Come True-The Hendo Hoverboard

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
Take Augmented Reality to Another Level with Magic Leap

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
This Week in Medical Technology: An iPad-Connected Portable Ultrasound Machine

It’s no secret that healthcare in developing nations is severely lacking. In fact, several international health forums describe the conditions as “abysmal”. According to a company called Oscadi, an Apple-approved constructor of MFI (Made for iPhone) accessories designed for iOS, … Continue reading

 

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
MasterCard’s First Credit Card Using Biometric Security

Contactless payments, the waving of your credit or debit card over a terminal to make a payment, may sound super convenient and quick, but they’re more than that. They’re dangerous. You’re completely taking security out of the transaction by not … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
August Smart Lock Wants to Win You over, Could Thanks to Apple

Home automation company, August, first announced its Smart Lock back in May 2013, a keyless entry system that works by using Bluetooth LE in your smartphone. We’ve heard of internet-connected locks before, we’re just still not ready to fully entrust … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Anonabox Claims There Is a Discreet Way to Anonymously Browse

As technology gets bigger and our gadgets get smarter, it has become increasingly crucial to care about our privacy. Today, we suffer from invasive advertising, spying governments, and hackers, such as the recent Bash Bug, that just enjoy screwing with … Continue reading

 

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
iRobot Turns Any Android Tablet into Robotic Controllers

Bedford, Massachusetts company iRobot, A.K.A. the maker of the popular Roomba household vacuum-cleaner, does a lot more than cleaning living rooms these days. The company’s robots are being deployed across the world, nearly 6,000 of them actually; cleaning up after … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Kano Makes Coding “Lego Simple, Raspberry Pi Powerful”

Around this time last year, Raspberry Pi coding kit extraordinaire Kano was pummeling its $100,000 Kickstarter goal. After raising over $150,000 in just one day, Kano has been excited to release its coding toolkit for programming lovers everywhere. Fast forward … Continue reading

 

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
Bitcoin Plummets Just in Time for Blockchain To Invest $30 Million

Paying for items in the virtual world has drastically changed over the years. Re-entering those card numbers and pins on your tablet is so last year. Today, thousands of businesses now accept digital currency for goods and services. Bitcoin is … Continue reading

 

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
Peel Back a Cooler Tablet Experience With FlexSense

During the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, Microsoft Research announced its new FlexSense project, a technology said to incorporate “tactile, malleable electronics”. The concept involves using a flat, bendable plastic cover that can expose … Continue reading

 

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
No Touching! With Ultrasonic Gesture Control

Gesture recognition involves the sensing of human gestures and movements by a computer’s mathematical algorithms. We’ve seen gesture control in gadgets. Take the Myo motion control arm band, the popular Leap Motion, and of course Microsoft’s Kinect for example. All … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Arduino Teams up with Sharebot to Give You Materia 101

Thursday Arduino, a DIY electronics platform for easy-to-use hardware and software, has teamed up with Italian 3D printing company Sharebot to create the Arduino Materia 101 3D printer. Priced under $1,000, Materia will launch at the Maker Faire Rome this … Continue reading