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The fictional character Iron Man in the movies does possess a great deal of powers and all of his powers are in his suit. So what do you think if that suit can be built in real? Yes, US military is working on such a suit which possesses some of the characteristics of Iron Man’s suit.…Read More »
Sony’s new personal 3D viewer HMZ-T3W is up for pre-orders now in Sony website and retail Sony stores. The HMZ-T3W is the third generation product to improve your personal 3D viewing experience, which has wireless functionality and said to simulate huge 750 inch display.…Read More »
The websites of web and PC security software manufacturers AVG and Avira were hacked by Palestinian hactivists earlier this day, courtesy of a major DNS breach into Avira and AVG.
When users visited the websites of both of these security software manufacturers, they were not welcomed by the websites’ homepage as usual.…Read More »
After more than two years of hard work by a team at Bristol Interaction and Graphics (BIG), a new technology is invented which has the potental to revolutionize the digital experience. UltraHaptics, developed by a team of six people at BIG, enables people to touch and feel objects in a digital device, like smartphones, smart TVs, etc and that too without touching.…Read More »
Until now robots were able to recognize objects, but it was quite difficult to make them understand the orientation of an object. There are similar looking objects which are quite different functionally. So how does a robot differentiate between them?
To solve this and to improve the vision of robots, MIT graduate student Jared Glover has used a neglected Statistical tool, called Bingham Distribution.…Read More »
Smartphone growth is incredible and to that the development of variety applications is an add-on. Users are continuously downloading and trying new applications everyday. To this the major concern is mobile security from malware. Yes, it’s quite a time now that many smartphones are getting affected by mobile malware.…Read More »
What’s the most you’ve done with your mails? Attach images or emoticons, so that your email will look good to the receiver’s eye? How about a smartphone app which can send objects in 3D? That means when the recipients get the message, they actually view the attached objects in 3D.…Read More »
I bet most of you have seen the Iron Man movies, where the scattered robotic pieces come together to form a robotic Iron Man suit. Why I’m saying this is that the time is not long when you’ll see similar robotic cubes joining themselves to form structures like bridges, repairing buildings or scaffolding.…Read More »
Google is getting ready with its upcoming Nexus phone, the Nexus 5, and the rumors have started flowing. With so much leaked videos and photos of the new Nexus 5 over the internet, it is said that Google has to reiterate the launch of its upcoming flagship device.…Read More »
With the ongoing loss and its new smartphones struggling in the market, Ontario based smartphone company BlackBerry is in talks with Google Inc, SAP and Cisco Systems for a whole or partial sell out. The BlackBerry NASDAQ and Toronto Stock Exchange stocks are witnessing a rise as the sell out news is spreading.…Read More »
If you’re an iPhone user, then you must have used its virtual assistant Siri. What do you think about the voice of Siri – is it computer generated or it’s actually a voice of a woman? The voice which has been a guiding angel or a quirky friend to most of the iPhone 4S users is actually of a voice over artist from Georgia.…Read More »
Caspar Bowden, privacy adviser for Microsoft from 2002-2011, has expressed his concerns over Microsoft after the NSA revelations. The ex-employee who was associated with Microsoft for more than 9 years is not sure whether to trust the company or not.