dotTech » news http://dottech.org Professional Technologians Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:42:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9 Generate electricity with every flush on a hydro-electric toilet http://dottech.org/156509/generate-electricity-with-every-flush-on-a-hydro-electric-toilet/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=generate-electricity-with-every-flush-on-a-hydro-electric-toilet http://dottech.org/156509/generate-electricity-with-every-flush-on-a-hydro-electric-toilet/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:17:02 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156509

Going green can be done in many ways. I could go on and on discussing how to save electricity and be more eco-friendly but I’d like to focus on how you can do so right from your bathroom. You would think it’s only possible by conserving water …

]]>
http://dottech.org/156509/generate-electricity-with-every-flush-on-a-hydro-electric-toilet/feed/ 3
AgencyGlass cyborg glasses take over human eyes, show emotions http://dottech.org/156505/agencyglass-cyborg-glasses-take-over-human-eyes-show-emotions/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=agencyglass-cyborg-glasses-take-over-human-eyes-show-emotions http://dottech.org/156505/agencyglass-cyborg-glasses-take-over-human-eyes-show-emotions/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:05:27 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156505

I can’t decide whether I like this project or not but I’m pretty sure its developer has good intentions in making the cyborg video glasses. Forget about smart glasses for now. Cyber-eyes could be more helpful to those people who are called…

]]>
http://dottech.org/156505/agencyglass-cyborg-glasses-take-over-human-eyes-show-emotions/feed/ 0
Cutting-edge drones are helping search for missing World War II planes and soldiers http://dottech.org/156500/cutting-edge-drones-are-helping-search-for-missing-world-war-ii-planes-and-soldiers/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cutting-edge-drones-are-helping-search-for-missing-world-war-ii-planes-and-soldiers http://dottech.org/156500/cutting-edge-drones-are-helping-search-for-missing-world-war-ii-planes-and-soldiers/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:03:13 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156500

No doubt drones are helpful. They have so many uses but the recent one that I thought was too geeky was Amazon’s drone delivery service. I know it will see many problems but it can make online shopping even more efficient.

But if we want to use …

]]>
http://dottech.org/156500/cutting-edge-drones-are-helping-search-for-missing-world-war-ii-planes-and-soldiers/feed/ 0
Twitter rolls out new Facebook-like profiles to everyone http://dottech.org/156456/twitter-rolls-out-new-facebook-like-profiles-to-everyone/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=twitter-rolls-out-new-facebook-like-profiles-to-everyone http://dottech.org/156456/twitter-rolls-out-new-facebook-like-profiles-to-everyone/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:00:57 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156456

After officially revealing it earlier this month, Twitter has now begun rolling out its new profile page to its millions of users. The updated look, which resembles the profile page layout of other social networks such as Facebook and Google+,…

]]>
http://dottech.org/156456/twitter-rolls-out-new-facebook-like-profiles-to-everyone/feed/ 1
’10G’ WiFi speed is in the works http://dottech.org/156422/10g-wifi-speed-is-in-the-works/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=10g-wifi-speed-is-in-the-works http://dottech.org/156422/10g-wifi-speed-is-in-the-works/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:40:37 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156422

Some countries around the world are only getting WiFi and 3G. For many cities especially in the US, they’re already getting 4G and LTE connectivity. For the very few, they might experience the super fast 5G data speed early. But then again …

]]>
http://dottech.org/156422/10g-wifi-speed-is-in-the-works/feed/ 0
WiFi enabled BB Suit is the future of smart clothing technology http://dottech.org/156432/wifi-enabled-bb-suit-is-the-future-of-smart-clothing-technology/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=wifi-enabled-bb-suit-is-the-future-of-smart-clothing-technology http://dottech.org/156432/wifi-enabled-bb-suit-is-the-future-of-smart-clothing-technology/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:40:09 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156432

Sure, you can turn your smartphone into a hotspot or you could just bring your pocket WiFi with you. If not, there’s 3G or 4G/LTE that’s becoming more reliable than ever. But for those who really want to share their connection and…

]]>
http://dottech.org/156432/wifi-enabled-bb-suit-is-the-future-of-smart-clothing-technology/feed/ 0
Microsoft reportedly renaming Nokia Oyj to Microsoft Mobile http://dottech.org/156426/microsoft-reportedly-renaming-nokia-oyj-to-microsoft-mobile/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=microsoft-reportedly-renaming-nokia-oyj-to-microsoft-mobile http://dottech.org/156426/microsoft-reportedly-renaming-nokia-oyj-to-microsoft-mobile/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:35:52 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156426

After a few last minute delays, Microsoft and Nokia have announced that the former’s acquisition deal will close on April 25th. In the deal worth $7.2 billion, Microsoft will be acquiring the entirety of Nokia’s Devices …

]]>
http://dottech.org/156426/microsoft-reportedly-renaming-nokia-oyj-to-microsoft-mobile/feed/ 0
Apple’s new ‘Better’ video is narrated by Tim Cook and focuses on the environment [Video] http://dottech.org/156439/apples-new-better-video-is-narrated-by-tim-cook-and-focuses-on-the-environment-video/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=apples-new-better-video-is-narrated-by-tim-cook-and-focuses-on-the-environment-video http://dottech.org/156439/apples-new-better-video-is-narrated-by-tim-cook-and-focuses-on-the-environment-video/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:34:55 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156439

To coincide with Earth Day, Apple has released a new video focused on the company’s efforts on protecting the environment. While many of Apple’s videos are usually narrated by popular stars like Breaking Bad’s Bryan…

]]>
http://dottech.org/156439/apples-new-better-video-is-narrated-by-tim-cook-and-focuses-on-the-environment-video/feed/ 0
Apple opening up beta testing of next OS X update to the public http://dottech.org/156453/apple-opening-up-beta-testing-of-next-os-x-update-to-the-public/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=apple-opening-up-beta-testing-of-next-os-x-update-to-the-public http://dottech.org/156453/apple-opening-up-beta-testing-of-next-os-x-update-to-the-public/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:33:47 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156453

In a somewhat surprising move, Apple is opening up the beta testing of OS X to public. Previously, the operating system’s beta releases have only been made available to registered developers. Apple has also occasionally made publicly…

]]>
http://dottech.org/156453/apple-opening-up-beta-testing-of-next-os-x-update-to-the-public/feed/ 0
Text message to break off engagement costs man $50,000 http://dottech.org/156061/text-message-to-break-off-engagement-costs-man-50000/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=text-message-to-break-off-engagement-costs-man-50000 http://dottech.org/156061/text-message-to-break-off-engagement-costs-man-50000/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:02:18 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156061

Never ever send a text message when your emotions are on a high. Even if you think you know you’re ready to express how you feel, just don’t. Sleep on it. Don’t be like this guy named Louis J. Billittier Jr. who broke off his engagement over…

]]>
http://dottech.org/156061/text-message-to-break-off-engagement-costs-man-50000/feed/ 7
The Last of Us coming to PS4 with enhanced visuals, director’s commentary and more http://dottech.org/156008/the-last-of-us-coming-to-ps4-with-enhanced-visuals-directors-commentary-and-more/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-last-of-us-coming-to-ps4-with-enhanced-visuals-directors-commentary-and-more http://dottech.org/156008/the-last-of-us-coming-to-ps4-with-enhanced-visuals-directors-commentary-and-more/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:01:44 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156008

Last year’s critically-acclaimed and definitive game of the year, The Last of Us, is coming to the PlayStation 4. The Last of Us Remastered features enhanced visuals to take advantage of the PS4′s horsepower, including “higher…

]]>
http://dottech.org/156008/the-last-of-us-coming-to-ps4-with-enhanced-visuals-directors-commentary-and-more/feed/ 0
Google will allow anyone in the US to buy Glass on April 15 http://dottech.org/155994/google-will-allow-anyone-in-the-us-to-buy-glass-on-april-15/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=google-will-allow-anyone-in-the-us-to-buy-glass-on-april-15 http://dottech.org/155994/google-will-allow-anyone-in-the-us-to-buy-glass-on-april-15/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:57:43 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155994

Google isn’t quite ready to release the consumer version of Glass just yet, but next week they’re giving interested users a big opportunity to purchase a pair. On Tuesday, April 15th, anyone in the US will be able to purchase Glass…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155994/google-will-allow-anyone-in-the-us-to-buy-glass-on-april-15/feed/ 2
1TB cloud storage costs just $2.50 per month at MediaFire, plus new desktop apps http://dottech.org/156001/1tb-cloud-storage-costs-just-2-50-per-month-at-mediafire-plus-new-desktop-apps-brings-down-1tb-of-storage-to-just-2-50/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=1tb-cloud-storage-costs-just-2-50-per-month-at-mediafire-plus-new-desktop-apps-brings-down-1tb-of-storage-to-just-2-50 http://dottech.org/156001/1tb-cloud-storage-costs-just-2-50-per-month-at-mediafire-plus-new-desktop-apps-brings-down-1tb-of-storage-to-just-2-50/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:56:27 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156001

After being in beta since late last year, MediaFire is ready to launch its desktop apps. With the free applications, which are available on both Windows and OS X, it looks like the company is ready to take on the likes of Dropbox. The applications…

]]>
http://dottech.org/156001/1tb-cloud-storage-costs-just-2-50-per-month-at-mediafire-plus-new-desktop-apps-brings-down-1tb-of-storage-to-just-2-50/feed/ 0
Mailbox is now available on Android, coming soon to Mac http://dottech.org/156004/mailbox-is-now-available-on-android-coming-soon-to-mac/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mailbox-is-now-available-on-android-coming-soon-to-mac http://dottech.org/156004/mailbox-is-now-available-on-android-coming-soon-to-mac/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:53:34 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156004

Mailbox, one of the best email apps on iOS, has finally arrived on Android. Mailbox says they’ve been receiving thousands of requests and have been working on the Android version for nearly a year. The result appears to be not only the …

]]>
http://dottech.org/156004/mailbox-is-now-available-on-android-coming-soon-to-mac/feed/ 0
French labor unions ban email for employees after 6PM — sort of http://dottech.org/156092/french-labor-unions-ban-email-for-employees-after-6pm-sort-of/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=french-labor-unions-ban-email-for-employees-after-6pm-sort-of http://dottech.org/156092/french-labor-unions-ban-email-for-employees-after-6pm-sort-of/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:53:16 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=156092

The recent ruling on a no-work-email-after-6-pm for the French caused quite a stir in the marketplace. The first report by The Guardian was clearly misunderstood. Employees are not banned to check their e-mails after 6PM but rather the agreement…

]]>
http://dottech.org/156092/french-labor-unions-ban-email-for-employees-after-6pm-sort-of/feed/ 0
Land Rover’s amazing new tech makes your car’s hood transparent, eliminates blind spots http://dottech.org/155859/land-rovers-amazing-new-tech-makes-your-cars-hood-transparent-eliminates-blind-spots/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=land-rovers-amazing-new-tech-makes-your-cars-hood-transparent-eliminates-blind-spots http://dottech.org/155859/land-rovers-amazing-new-tech-makes-your-cars-hood-transparent-eliminates-blind-spots/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:33:08 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155859

Land Rover’s new concept is designed to eliminate blind spots and give drivers a better view of what’s in front of them. It also happens to do it in such a way that looks pretty cool.

It’s called the Transparent Bonnet Concept…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155859/land-rovers-amazing-new-tech-makes-your-cars-hood-transparent-eliminates-blind-spots/feed/ 0
Say goodbye to Windows XP forever, because doomsday has arrived http://dottech.org/155839/say-goodbye-to-windows-xp-forever-because-doomsday-has-arrived/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=say-goodbye-to-windows-xp-forever-because-doomsday-has-arrived http://dottech.org/155839/say-goodbye-to-windows-xp-forever-because-doomsday-has-arrived/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:31:14 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155839

So it’s true. That trusty old Windows XP has bid us all goodbye—for good. If you’re still hanging on to XP, you have to prepare yourself and finally switch to the newer Windows platform or possibly Linux (or Mac).

It’s been 12 years since…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155839/say-goodbye-to-windows-xp-forever-because-doomsday-has-arrived/feed/ 10
“Diamond engagement ring” is spotted in space by astronomers http://dottech.org/155854/diamond-engagement-ring-is-spotted-in-space-by-astronomers/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=diamond-engagement-ring-is-spotted-in-space-by-astronomers http://dottech.org/155854/diamond-engagement-ring-is-spotted-in-space-by-astronomers/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:26:07 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155854

Oh to be loved and finally asked the question “Will you marry me?” is special. No, I’m not gonna write a love story but astronomers recently found a ‘diamond ring’ in space. It’s not a real ring but rather…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155854/diamond-engagement-ring-is-spotted-in-space-by-astronomers/feed/ 0
Massive online vulnerability means you need to change all your passwords http://dottech.org/155858/massive-online-vulnerability-means-you-need-to-change-all-your-passwords/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=massive-online-vulnerability-means-you-need-to-change-all-your-passwords http://dottech.org/155858/massive-online-vulnerability-means-you-need-to-change-all-your-passwords/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:25:08 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155858

Whereas Windows dominates consumer computing, many of the world’s servers are powered by Linux. More specifically, they run Apache or nginx, which runs on top of Linux and (typically) uses OpenSSL to secure HTTPS connections. It has…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155858/massive-online-vulnerability-means-you-need-to-change-all-your-passwords/feed/ 2
Google Glass saved a man’s life in hospital, says doctor http://dottech.org/155866/google-glass-saved-a-mans-life-in-hospital-says-doctor/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=google-glass-saved-a-mans-life-in-hospital-says-doctor http://dottech.org/155866/google-glass-saved-a-mans-life-in-hospital-says-doctor/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:59:13 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155866

The future of wearable technology is bright. It might take time before wearable devices other than smartwatches become common but Google seems to lead when it comes to smart glasses. We’ve seen the Google Glass in action. We hear a lot…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155866/google-glass-saved-a-mans-life-in-hospital-says-doctor/feed/ 2
Company develops battery that fully charges in 30 seconds http://dottech.org/155851/company-develops-battery-that-fully-charges-in-30-seconds/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=company-develops-battery-that-fully-charges-in-30-seconds http://dottech.org/155851/company-develops-battery-that-fully-charges-in-30-seconds/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:55:43 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155851

I’ve had my iPhone 4 for almost four years now. I skipped upgrading to the iPhone 5 on the second year of my contract but next year, I plan to get the next-generation iPhone 6. While I am content with the performance of my phone, I can not say the …

]]>
http://dottech.org/155851/company-develops-battery-that-fully-charges-in-30-seconds/feed/ 2
Megaupload faces new lawsuit by Hollywood movie studios http://dottech.org/155841/megaupload-faces-new-lawsuit-filed-by-hollywood-movie-studios/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=megaupload-faces-new-lawsuit-filed-by-hollywood-movie-studios http://dottech.org/155841/megaupload-faces-new-lawsuit-filed-by-hollywood-movie-studios/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:54:49 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155841

Megaupload may be known as Mega now but it’s still facing numerous lawsuits. Just recently, the whole company, with some former employees (Kim Dotcom, Mathias, Ortmann, and Bram Van Der Kolk), have been slapped with a new lawsuit by major…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155841/megaupload-faces-new-lawsuit-filed-by-hollywood-movie-studios/feed/ 2
HBO releases first episode of ‘Silicon Valley’ comedy on YouTube http://dottech.org/155863/hbo-releases-first-episode-of-silicon-valley-comedy-on-youtube/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=hbo-releases-first-episode-of-silicon-valley-comedy-on-youtube http://dottech.org/155863/hbo-releases-first-episode-of-silicon-valley-comedy-on-youtube/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:52:52 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155863

Right after Game of Thrones fourth season premiered, another show with a premise that many of you reading will enjoy debuted its first episode. Silicon Valley, a comedy from Mike Judge known for Office Space, also premiered on HBO to …

]]>
http://dottech.org/155863/hbo-releases-first-episode-of-silicon-valley-comedy-on-youtube/feed/ 0
Microsoft is waging war to kill annoying adware on PCs http://dottech.org/155694/microsoft-is-waging-war-to-kill-annoying-adware-on-pcs/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=microsoft-is-waging-war-to-kill-annoying-adware-on-pcs http://dottech.org/155694/microsoft-is-waging-war-to-kill-annoying-adware-on-pcs/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 01:44:38 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155694

One of the most annoying things that can happen when using your computer is being flooded with ads from adware programs — ones that you didn’t even know about or intentionally install. Thankfully, Microsoft knows this and is introducing…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155694/microsoft-is-waging-war-to-kill-annoying-adware-on-pcs/feed/ 6
Epic fail: anti-piracy campaign by Business Software Alliance ironically uses unlicensed photo http://dottech.org/155667/epic-fail-anti-piracy-campaign-by-business-software-alliance-ironically-uses-unlicensed-photo/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=epic-fail-anti-piracy-campaign-by-business-software-alliance-ironically-uses-unlicensed-photo http://dottech.org/155667/epic-fail-anti-piracy-campaign-by-business-software-alliance-ironically-uses-unlicensed-photo/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 01:40:16 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155667

Piracy is one of the biggest problems all over the Internet. Even if there are numerous (and sometimes overzealous) anti-piracy campaigns being launched left and right, there are still groups and websites who try to get away with it. Apparently,…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155667/epic-fail-anti-piracy-campaign-by-business-software-alliance-ironically-uses-unlicensed-photo/feed/ 0
South African anti-piracy group uses stolen text and photoshoped images http://dottech.org/155685/south-african-anti-piracy-group-uses-stolen-text-and-photoshoped-images/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=south-african-anti-piracy-group-uses-stolen-text-and-photoshoped-images http://dottech.org/155685/south-african-anti-piracy-group-uses-stolen-text-and-photoshoped-images/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 01:33:35 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155685

Anti-piracy campaigns are not new to us netizens. In fact, I know a lot of geeks who are dedicated to fighting this Internet crime. For example, one of the biggest targets today is The Pirate Bay. It has a lot of enemies but I honestly doubt you can…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155685/south-african-anti-piracy-group-uses-stolen-text-and-photoshoped-images/feed/ 0
Top paid app ‘Virus Shield’ on Android is revealed to be a big scam http://dottech.org/155687/top-paid-app-virus-shield-on-android-is-revealed-to-be-a-big-scam/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=top-paid-app-virus-shield-on-android-is-revealed-to-be-a-big-scam http://dottech.org/155687/top-paid-app-virus-shield-on-android-is-revealed-to-be-a-big-scam/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 01:27:08 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155687

Google has taken down a security app from its Play Store after it was revealed to be a complete scam. Unfortunately, Virus Shield had already done its damage. The fraudulent app was charging people $3.99 to seemingly protect people from malware,…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155687/top-paid-app-virus-shield-on-android-is-revealed-to-be-a-big-scam/feed/ 1
Who wants Blue Screen of Death in their car? Microsoft is bring Windows to inside vehicles, to battle Apple’s CarPlay http://dottech.org/155682/who-wants-blue-screen-of-death-in-their-car-microsoft-is-bring-windows-to-inside-vehicles-to-battle-apples-carplay/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=who-wants-blue-screen-of-death-in-their-car-microsoft-is-bring-windows-to-inside-vehicles-to-battle-apples-carplay http://dottech.org/155682/who-wants-blue-screen-of-death-in-their-car-microsoft-is-bring-windows-to-inside-vehicles-to-battle-apples-carplay/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 01:24:07 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155682

Microsoft is bringing Windows to the car, but this isn’t the first time. A number of companies like Ford, BMW and Nissan have used a version of Windows to power their car dashboard displays for years now. But at Microsoft’s Build…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155682/who-wants-blue-screen-of-death-in-their-car-microsoft-is-bring-windows-to-inside-vehicles-to-battle-apples-carplay/feed/ 1
Chinese farmer plants NASA space shuttle replica on top of his house http://dottech.org/155512/chinese-farmer-plants-nasa-space-shuttle-replica-on-top-of-his-house/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=chinese-farmer-plants-nasa-space-shuttle-replica-on-top-of-his-house http://dottech.org/155512/chinese-farmer-plants-nasa-space-shuttle-replica-on-top-of-his-house/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 01:21:20 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155512

Some guys have all the time in the world, to the point where they can build a space shuttle on the top of their house. Hey, this is not a joke, someone really went out of their way to do this, and it looks pretty amazing.

The person who did this is a 60 …

]]>
http://dottech.org/155512/chinese-farmer-plants-nasa-space-shuttle-replica-on-top-of-his-house/feed/ 0
Watch Tetris being played on the side of skyscraper building — literally [Video] http://dottech.org/155545/watch-tetris-being-played-on-the-side-of-skyscraper-building-literally-video/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=watch-tetris-being-played-on-the-side-of-skyscraper-building-literally-video http://dottech.org/155545/watch-tetris-being-played-on-the-side-of-skyscraper-building-literally-video/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:50:30 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155545

Philadelphia’s 437-foot tall Cira Centre was recently used as the venue for “Skyscraper Tetris,” one of the many events of Philly Tech Week. Drexel University professor Frank Lee, who has behind the spectacle, says…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155545/watch-tetris-being-played-on-the-side-of-skyscraper-building-literally-video/feed/ 0
Major Xbox security flaw exposed by 5-year-old boy http://dottech.org/155546/major-xbox-security-flaw-exposed-by-5-year-old-boy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=major-xbox-security-flaw-exposed-by-5-year-old-boy http://dottech.org/155546/major-xbox-security-flaw-exposed-by-5-year-old-boy/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:49:37 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155546

A 5-year-old boy managed to discover a security flaw on Microsoft’s Xbox One, one that allowed him to log into his father’s account without knowing the password. After entering attempting to input the password once, Kristoffer…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155546/major-xbox-security-flaw-exposed-by-5-year-old-boy/feed/ 1
B-Shoe helps prevent you from falling http://dottech.org/155292/b-shoe-helps-prevent-you-from-falling/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=b-shoe-helps-prevent-you-from-falling http://dottech.org/155292/b-shoe-helps-prevent-you-from-falling/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:46:13 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155292

Are you a young fit person who falls on a regular basis? Wondering if there’s a cure for your oddness? Well, there’s no cure, but there’s a fix, and it is called B-Shoe. So, this shoe basically prevents people from falling, and the Israeli…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155292/b-shoe-helps-prevent-you-from-falling/feed/ 3
Electronic wearable patches can detect heath issues http://dottech.org/155514/electronic-wearable-patches-can-detect-heath-issues/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=electronic-wearable-patches-can-detect-heath-issues http://dottech.org/155514/electronic-wearable-patches-can-detect-heath-issues/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:45:33 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155514

It’s not difficult to realize that wearables are the next big thing. Smart watches, smart glasses and other similar projects are slowly changing the way we do things. However, a team of engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155514/electronic-wearable-patches-can-detect-heath-issues/feed/ 0
LaCie Fuel 2TB external storage for iPad gives access to all your files on the go http://dottech.org/155294/lacie-fuel-2tb-external-storage-for-ipad-gives-access-to-all-your-files-on-the-go/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lacie-fuel-2tb-external-storage-for-ipad-gives-access-to-all-your-files-on-the-go http://dottech.org/155294/lacie-fuel-2tb-external-storage-for-ipad-gives-access-to-all-your-files-on-the-go/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:44:57 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155294

An iPad is no traditional computer or laptop, so it is unable to hold all your awesome videos, pictures, and other important contents. Worry not though, because there’s a cool 2TB worth of external storage device, called LaCie Fuel.

You might…

]]>
http://dottech.org/155294/lacie-fuel-2tb-external-storage-for-ipad-gives-access-to-all-your-files-on-the-go/feed/ 0
Microsoft is extending Windows XP support for another year… but only in the UK http://dottech.org/155406/microsoft-is-extending-windows-xp-support-for-another-year-but-only-in-the-uk/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=microsoft-is-extending-windows-xp-support-for-another-year-but-only-in-the-uk http://dottech.org/155406/microsoft-is-extending-windows-xp-support-for-another-year-but-only-in-the-uk/#comments Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:46:00 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=155406

The UK government has struck a deal with Microsoft that will see support for XP extended for a year after the April 8, 2014 deadline. The agreement cost the government £5.5 million, or roughly US$9.2 million.

The agreement was conducted by …

]]>
http://dottech.org/155406/microsoft-is-extending-windows-xp-support-for-another-year-but-only-in-the-uk/feed/ 3