Late last year, rumors circulated that Foxconn was manufacturing a smartphone for Amazon. Now, a report from the Wall Street Journal is saying that Amazon might not only be working on a smartphone, but two smartphones (who’s operating systems are not yet known but probably will be Android), an audio-streaming [...]Read More »
Princeton University team develops a 3D-printed cybernetic ear, makes a bionic future closer than ever
You know all those silly movies and cartoons about bionic humans with cybernetic body parts? Yeah well, apparently it wasn’t too far off from the truth.
A team at Princeton University has created a unique ear that can “hear” various radio frequencies, which means the technology could add to our [...]Read More »
I’m sure we all have, to one extent or another, seem animated 3D characters. However, I’m sure you have yet to see an animated character that looks real. You know, like a real person. Until now.
In pursuit of “next generation character rendering”, Activision Blizzard’s research and development team have [...]Read More »
In a surgical procedure earlier this week, a man was fitted with the first ever 3D-printed skull replacement. A whole 75 percent of his skull was replaced with the replica, which is made out of polyetherketoneketone. (Say that ten times fast.)
It is unclear why this particular man had 75% [...]Read More »
3D printing is still in its early stages, and most of us probably won’t be getting one anytime soon. Despite how awesome (and cheap) some of them may be. But science waits for no one, and in a recent TED appearance, Skylar Tibbits of MIT showed off what scientists have [...]Read More »
3D printing doesn’t come cheap. You also need pre-designed objects or a modeling program if you’re going to design something yourself. But what if you could just directly draw things in the air, and they instantly came into existence?
That’s the idea behind 3Doodler, a Kickstart project that asked for [...]Read More »
The added bonus of reviewing apps is that you get to see many more apps than you would have normally. I often end up downloading apps that I would not ordinarily consider useful for a phone or even have any interest in myself. What I have realized is that if [...]Read More »
A leaked document has made public some future plans of Microsoft in regards to Xbox 720, Kinect 2, and Kinect Glasses. The 56-page document leaked to Scribd has now been removed “at the request of Covington & Burling LLP,” an international law firm that lists Microsoft as one of its [...]Read More »