Just when you thought your computer would be safe if you kept it offline, scientists go and prove you wrong. Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Communication have developed malware that can be transmitted not through a regular network, but …Read More »
When Google joked that the wearable technology space heating up, I’m sure they didn’t see this coming. Shortly after news got out that Sony was researching a seemingly ridiculous smart wig, Microsoft is following that up with something equally if …Read More »
When Android founder and boss Andy Rubin left Google’s mobile division earlier this year, it was said that he would take on new projects at the company. Early rumors suggested that those projects had something to do with Rubin’s other …Read More »
There are several water repellent surfaces out in the wild, but nothing compares to this new material that could very well be seen as a miracle. According to an extensive research published in Nature, this new water repellent surface is …Read More »
Drones, the name itself brings out ominous connotations that make most people cringe. However, there is a group of designers at Frog that believe the drone doesn’t have to be a dark, frightening sight. Instead, they believe, that by the …Read More »
China is well known for its great wall and its hacker community, but there is something else you might have never thought China is capable of. What’s that you wonder? Well, China builds supercomputers, and according to BBC, China’s supercomputer …Read More »
Researchers at Oxford University were recently able to keep a quantum system alive for 39 minutes. In the realm of quantum computing, those 39 minutes are a life time. Quantum bits typically only survive at room temperature for a few …Read More »
We’ve heard of quite a few things coming out of Iran in the past, but nothing about a rescue drone — until now. That’s right, Iran is busy creating a drone that could one day rescue folks from the sea. …Read More »
There’s arguably nothing better than having a cool RC car to play around with when boredom takes over. However, RC cars are usually prone to flipping over whenever a sharp turn is made, which is why this particular RC car …Read More »
The economy is still on the ropes, so buying a new car is pretty tough right now. However, don’t be too hard on yourself because there’s a car out there just for you, well, assuming you’re not interested in driving …Read More »
India is only the fourth country in the world to reach the red planet — or at least will be if everything goes according to plan. Indian scientists launched their Mars mission on Tuesday and hope to show the world …Read More »
A group of researchers are aiming to change the fundamental architecture of the internet: computers connecting to servers. The project is called Pursuit, and the goal is a completely new architecture that’s faster, more secure and does not rely on …Read More »
Robots are getting quite smarter as the years go by, so smart to the point where they can create a web of threads quite neatly without a hitch. Researchers at ETH Zurich are the folks behind this new robotic implementation, …Read More »
As part of an initiative to move towards energy that is renewable and clean, a new solar power plant has been completed in central California.
The project was started back in 2011 and built by SunPower in San Luis Obispo …Read More »
Forget to plug in your smartphone or tablet? You’re dead in the water then. Or are you? If you have a Genneo charger you might not be so out of luck. The Genneo charger uses movement to power your device, …Read More »
Turkey has just created the first underwater connection between Asia and Europe, to be used by rail, with the completion of it’s Marmaray project.
The link is 13km, or 8 miles, long and is 60 meters underneath the Bosphorus Strait. …Read More »
Sprint, 3rd largest mobile service provider in the USA, on Wednesday demonstrated the capability to hit 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) over-the-air speed at its lab near Silicon Valley, Calif. This is 17 times faster than the present maximum speed …Read More »
When you think of the name Ashton Kutcher, what comes to mind are things like actor, That 70s Show and Twitter. What doesn’t come to mind is product engineer. Well apparently you’ll now have to add that to the list …Read More »
There is a group of researchers at Disney that is working to give you a tactile experience while playing hands free game systems such as the Xbox Kinect. In other words, you’d be able to touch things out of thin …Read More »
There may be a new way to transmit data rather than the traditional radio-based wireless Internet. For years groups have been working on a way to communicate by using visual light communication. And now a group of UK-based researchers have …Read More »
The human brain is the source of inspiration for many things. Making a computer think like a human is one way the brain has inspired scientists. Another way the brain inspires is the way that it is cooled. The human …Read More »
Do you ever wish you could be comfortable no matter what the temperature was in the room? Carrying around a personal fan or heater is out of the question. Not only would it be too bulky but how would you …Read More »
Wanting to know where we come from, whether it be simply listening to our grandparents telling tales of our more recent heritage, or researchers studying the origins of our evolution, the need to know seems to be an integral part …Read More »
On many occasions, soldiers return from duty with several mental defects that are due to the riveting experience of war. Currently, there’s no real treatment for such cases, but DARPA is aiming to fix that with a chip in the …Read More »
Losing a limb may not mean that you have to lose mobility and sensation anymore. Researchers at the University of Chicago are working on a prosthetic limb that not only gives its wearer mobility but is also touch sensitive. The …Read More »
Japan Display has announced the availability of a display panel with a diagonal of 12.1 inches and a resolution of 4K.
Much of our attention was focused this year to 4K resolution panels and related products. While electronics makers have …Read More »
Researchers successfully detect when someone is thinking about numbers, the first step to reading minds
Are we getting closer to a world in George Orwell’s 1984? A world where thought police are able to know our every thought? Not quite yet thankfully, but researchers at Stanford University are taking further steps towards understanding how the …Read More »
Cancer diagnosis may get a lot easier thanks to the work of researchers at IBM. These researchers are used to creating and designing tiny microprocessors and they are taking the talents in a whole new direction. The researchers at IBM …Read More »
Chinese researchers have managed to create bulbs that emit Wi-Fi, a technology called Lifi, according to news agency Xinhua. The Chinese will demonstrate the technology on November 5.
The researchers have used a LED bulb that emits internet and can …Read More »
A team of researchers are testing out the use of underwater WiFi, and hope it’s use could eventually be applied towards better underwater warning systems, according to BBC News.
The researchers, who are from the University of Buffalo, New York, …Read More »
Google Glass is still in the testing phases, but that’s not stopping Google from beginning work on a successor. Mary Lou Jepsen, head of the display division at Google, claims the company is working on a top-secret successor to the …Read More »
What if you could smell food through your smartphone? That is what Scentee does. Yeah, this seems like a stupid idea, but it should be interesting nonetheless. Apparently, Scentee is designed for people on a diet, short on cash so …Read More »
The U.S. Army is showing increased interest in having robots on the battlefield to assist individual soldiers. There might even be a day where robots are assisting other robots on the battlefield without a single human in sight.
The Fort …Read More »