How many times have you been asked on the internet to prove that you are a human, prompted to retype letters or numbers, only to be unable to decipher them?
This is a common practice on the internet and the technology used to make sure you are not a robot is called reCAPTCHA, and up until now has probably caused a fair amount of annoyance.…Read More »
Star Wars is a franchise that has seen a lot of ups and downs, sometimes at the same time and so have it’s fans. But after Disney’s acquisition and the announcement of a new trilogy, as well as the possibility of other stand-alone movies, there does seem to be a new hope on the horizon.…Read More »
The introduction of Google Glass could be used to introduce us as well into worlds and perspectives that we have not experienced yet.
At Cornell University, one of their professors, Cynthia Turner, who teaches classical music and is also a conductor, believes that the Google device could be a “game changer for anyone who needs two hands to do something,” she said.…Read More »
Patients suffering from cardiac diseases such as heart attacks and strokes may soon have a new way to relay information to their doctors. The QardioCore is a device that will help to monitor you and can then transmit the information directly to your doctor.…Read More »
Encouraged by the success of the Galaxy S4 Active, Samsung will launch a mini version for it, following the example already given by the Galaxy S4 Mini model. This new Galaxy S4 Active Mini smartphone will also be smaller, and with less aggressive hardware specifications.…Read More »
Announced at the same event with the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display, the new MacBook Pros appear to have serious stability problems.
Although we cannot say that it Apple has made a habit around this behavior, one thing is clear: increasingly more Apple systems come with problems from the first week of their release.…Read More »
After the Edward Snowden leaks that brought to light what the NSA is up to, many countries are now quite apprehensive towards the United States. Things have gotten so bad that a German telecom, Deutsche Telekom, is rallying other German communication networks to join forces to create a Germany-only Internet.…Read More »
Google appears to be working on something big and mysterious on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. No one is quite certain what it is, but from the looks of it, this thing comes off as a massive data center. The structure stands around 4 stories tall and was created with a series of modern containers.…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 body uses blood to cool the brain and keep it from being overheated. …Read More »
Everyone is looking for fast Internet. No matter what your cable or broadband company can do, the fastest company always has the most customers. NASA is looking for ways to increase its download rate as well. Their method? Shooting a laser at the Moon.…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 power such contraptions, right?…Read More »
In today’s world, folks always want to take the easy way out in most situation. For example, if your body is out of shape, why go the gym when you can simply wear a t-shirt that gives people the impression that you’re a true muscled man?…Read More »
The U.S Army is slowly becoming much like science fiction and video games. The latest gadget from the army is a futuristic soldier helmet called the Helmet Electronics and Display System-Upgradeable Protection. That’s a long name for a cool helmet.
Basically, the helmet is a modular version of the current head gear, but with a face protective 9mm plating along with a heads up display powered by an Android smartphone.…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 of human nature.…Read More »
Ever wonder what cookies websites are adding to your computer when you’re online? Ever wonder what websites are tracking your browsing habits and how? Well a new Firefox add-on by Mozilla is designed to help you learn just that. Lightbeam, the new add-on, is designed to tell you exactly how websites are tracking you.…Read More »
Alaska is taking texting and driving real seriously compared to other states in America. At the moment, texting and driving is banned in 47 states, however; only in Alaska a person found guilty will have to spend a year in prison and $10,000.…Read More »
Johan Kaos, a Norwegian film maker whose newest movie is Pornopung, has played a hilarious trick on those downloading his movie from The Pirate Bay. Those who acquire a copy of the movie via torrent will be treated to 10 minutes of the actual film, and then the remainder of the time be subjected to the view of Johan’s testicles….…Read More »
Extra Life is having a 25-hour long gaming marathon to help raise money for children in hospitals on November 2.
The group is associated with Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and Jeromy Adams, the man who started it, sees gamers in a much brighter light than much of society.…Read More »
Whether you live in a country where health care is provided or not, a trip to the hospital or clinic can be time consuming, and when you’re sick, the sooner you start treating your illness the better. That is where Online Care Group comes in.…Read More »
In 1998, US President Bill Clinton signed into law, a controversial bill that plans to keep icon works out of the public domain. By adding a twenty year extension to these pieces many of the great works from the 20th century can’t be recreated, reproduced, or re-invented without prior written permission of the one who holds the copyright.…Read More »
Although we knew that LG G Flex will be the name of the smartphone with flexible display from LG, only now we can find out its specs.
A few weeks ago people at LG have confirmed the existence of LG G Flex.…Read More »
The website for U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), an institution now at the center of a huge international scandal for its espionage activities, was inaccessible Friday night, according to an agency spokesman. NSA is trying to identify the causes of this incident, Vanee Vines assured, without providing further details, and the website was accessible again after a few hours.…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 brain.…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 idea is that one day the prosthetic could relay touch sensory information, in real time, to the brain.…Read More »
Recently, a satellite recorded evidence of a mysterious cluster of lights in the Atlantic Ocean, which is quite far away from human civilization. Obviously, folks were interested in knowing what these lights represents, some even went as far to say these lights are from alien origins.…Read More »
As the use of mobile devices continues to grow in the world, with more and more people using devices such as the iPhone — which have the ability not only to make calls with, but to access the internet, listen to music and play video games, as well as a multitude of apps — one of the main deterrents to their use can be the weather.…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 come up with up to 100-inch TVs with this resolution, those dealing with mobile devices, such as tablets, are also working together to get an identical resolution on smaller panels.…Read More »
Virtual Private Networks, or VPN, is supposed to give you that added sense of security when you are online. When your route your internet browsing through a VPN server you encrypt the connection making it harder for hackers to obtain your information.…Read More »
Rumors are circulating that the new Xbox One is going to be more user friendly than previous versions of the console. According to a listing found Dell’s web store, the Xbox One will be able to run Windows 8 apps and even sync to your desktop tablet, television, or phone.…Read More »
By now everyone with a brain should know that piracy is a dangerous game. It’s fun when a person is able to download the latest movies and never having to pay to see it at the cinemas. However, all hell breaks loose when the authorities come knocking.…Read More »