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

It’s easy to understand a parent handing over their smartphone or tablet to their young one for entertainment or distraction. However, problems could arise if the child knowingly, or unknowingly presses the purchase button. Many applications include supplemental purchases that … Continue reading

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

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

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

THE RED-HEADED GEEK SHOW
E68- Facebook Study, SCiO, Bioprinted Blood Vessels, Chip Implant | Red Headed Geek Show

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

 

THE RED-HEADED GEEK SHOW
E67- Android TV, Razer, Androids, Apple | Red Headed Geek Show

 

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
Google Gives You $20 Virtual Reality With Cardboard

Virtual Reality is like a precious prodigy child that has been patiently waiting to be brought to the world. People keep saying “2014 is the year of VR”. I’m sure you remember Facebook purchasing the Oculus Rift VR headset for … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
The Tokyo Museum “What is Human?” Exhibition With Human-Looking Androids

When Pepper the robot was announced, she seemed friendly and cute. She could understand your feelings and give responses to your mood. Pepper was innovative, nothing too “out there”. In a world where we seem apprehensive about robots becoming more … Continue reading

 

APPLE
Razer Unveils New Micro Console That Will Run New Android TV Platform

Razer will be teaming up with new Android TV to unleash a new micro console that will stream games, TV, and entertainment into your living room. Razer, founded in San Diego, California, is a world leader in high-performance gaming PCs, … Continue reading

 

BATTERY & POWER TECHNOLOGY
Everything You Need to Know about Android’s “L” Release

In a surprising detour from their normal MO, Google announced that it will be making an unfinished version of Android “L”, their latest OS, available to developers today. The Licorice or Lollipop or likewise dessert-themed release follows their most recent … Continue reading