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GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Jibo The Robot Could Be The Newest Member of Your Family

MIT professor and social robotics pioneer Cynthia Breazeal, has a long-term vision. One day we will have robots in our everyday lives. The path to this involves humanizing technology by taking them out of the lab and into the living … Continue reading

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
The Raspberry Pi B+ Has Same $35 Price, More Ports, More Power

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E69- Gear VR, Birth Control Microchip, MindRDR | Red Headed Geek Show

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
Soon, You Could Roll up Your TV like a Newspaper

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Amazon Faces Potential Lawsuit for In-App Purchases Made by Children

SMARTPHONES & MOBILE DEVICES
Data You Thought You Wiped May Still Be on Your Smatphone

Whether you decide to sell your smart device on eBay or simply pass it on to a friend once you upgrade, wiping your smartphone‘s data isn’t as easy as we thought. Antivirus security vendor Avast, published a report on Wednesday … Continue reading

 

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
Samsung’s VR Headset Will Be Called Gear VR, Images Leaked

Samsung does a darn good job at dipping its toes in every rising tech market there is. Earlier this year we learned that the company was working on virtual reality device for enhanced gaming as well as immersive experience videos. … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Tiny Chip Implant Could Deliver 16 Years of Birth Control

MicroCHIPS, a company from Lexington, Massachusetts, has developed a remote-controlled computer chip that could be soon used for contraception. Implanted under the skin and activated by a wireless remote, the chip could prevent pregnancies for up to 16 years by … Continue reading

 

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GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
SCiO Chemical Scanner Identifies The World Around You, Has $2 Million On Kickstarter

What is SCiO? SCiO, Latin for “to know”, is an infrared spectrometer the size of a thumb drive that can read the chemical makeup of foods, drugs, and other items. Israeli inventor Dror Sharon envisions that the tiny gadget could … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Scientific Breakthrough: Successful 3D Printed Blood Vessels

“Bio-printing” artificial human organs has gone through some tremendous hurdles. Printing a solid mass of flesh, identical to human even, has been done rather easily. The hard part? Creating artificial blood vessels. Blood vessels are the most important part of … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Quadriplegic Man Moves Arm After Chip Implanted Into Brain

When Ian Burkhart was 19, he faced a devastating crash while horsing around in the surf in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. After mistiming a dive, Burkhart ended up headfirst into a sandbar, instantly becoming paralyzed. One thing that helped Burkhart … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
FTC Accuse T-Mobile Over Bogus Usage Fees, U.S. To Sue

Ever looked at your smartphone bill and wondered what those “usage” charges mean? Ever brush it off and just figure you went over on your data plan? Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission accused T-Mobile of making hundreds of millions of … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Facebook’s Psychological Experiment: Happy Or Sad News Feed Affect User’s Moods

On-staff data scientist, Adam Kramer devised an experiment that ultimately concluded the following about the way positive and negative effects travel through social networks: “In-person interaction and nonverbal cues are not strictly necessary for emotion contagion.” The experiment, which is … Continue reading

 

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