What is Big Data?If you’re reading this, you’re probably already aware that Big Data is quite the buzzword these days, and has been receiving a great deal of interest and media attention. But the term itself is somewhat vague—the two words together don’t quite explain the concept.Put simply, Big Data is large-scale information and data generated by business activities, together with sources such as social media and mobile.
September 14, 2016Neural engineering is at the forefront of the human relationship with technology. Using virtual reality technology, researchers are focusing on increasing the level of control available for users of prosthetic limbs. Image source: ASU Arizona State University& 39;s Neural Engineering Lab is developing prosthetic technology with outstanding new levels of maneuverability.
Great news for game lovers! You can finally save Princess Peach with the new Super Mario Run game via your iPhone, coming at the end of this year.Super Mario, is a legendary game. For those who were young in the late 80’s and 90’s, it is something more than a game. It is full of memories, battles with friends, and warnings from parents that we should stop playing and go to sleep as soon as possible.
September 05, 2016 Image Source: MA Hoverbike Top US Army leaders are investigating the potential of a hoverbike design for use on the modern battlefield. Called the JTARV, or Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle, the Department of Defense is excited for the potential of the technology. Developed by Malloy Aeronautics, the hoverbike design has been proven in scale trials, and full-scale testing is demonstrating even more of the device& 39;s potential.
September 12, 2016Scarves are not only meant to be stylish or cool, they are multifunctional tools to protect us from heat or cold and to keep our necks dry in hot weather. A Taiwanese design firm, Moai, came up with an extraordinary gadget, G2T Electric Scarf and is recommending it to travelers, elders, hard workers and people who have hypertension to stay healthy and comfort.
September 13, 2016Incredible advances in nanotechnology, including biomedical and wearable electronics, require innovations in suitable power sources. Nanogenerator technology is surging forward to meet this need.What are NanogeneratorsThe word nano means billionth, so a nanometer is one billionth of a meter.
September 22, 2016 Image Source: Edited/SanDisk SanDisk recently announced their new line of 1 TB SD cards, enough to significantly increase the storage capacity of any device.4k and 8k resolution are continually increasing the boundaries of visual effects with further advancements being achieved with 360-degree video and 3D software.
September 17, 2016Hands-free voice searching is a great way to make technology more interactive and user-friendly. From getting directions when driving to searching for a suitable solvent to get that mess off your hands, Google Voice Search is just another way technology is making our lives that little bit easier.
September 18, 2016Teenage hacker testing free internet Image Source: Edited/Jacob Ajit Overage charges are incredibly aggravating, especially to this 17-year old who discovered how he can avoid them all together.Jacob Ajit, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology recently discovered a loophole that enabled him to surf the internet without having a data plan.
Could your phone survive this? Probably not, but with Liquipel& 39;s nano-coating technology, any phone or device can!September 13, 2016Liquipel, a waterproofing company, designed a nano-coating to repel water off of any electronic device.It has long been known that electronics and liquids do not mix.
September 12, 2016The design of a microscopic heat engine that runs on bacterial activity is turning heads in the Indian city of Bengaluru. Operating at over 50 efficiency, this technological breakthrough holds promise for a range of micro-scale applications. Image source: The Hindu The team of researchers from the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru is headed by Professor Ajay Sood.
September 09, 2016Bad news keeps surfacing about Samsung& 39;s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. Father of an 8-year-old, Nathan Dornacher and his family found their car had burst into a violent blaze due to their Galaxy Note 7.The Dornacher couple says that they just got back from a yard sale on Labor Day morning in St.
September 20, 2016Google Maps surprised Android users by showing the speed limits on navigation mode. If you are not a watchful driver and use Android, the new feature might be the thing you need to be safe and legal. Google Maps is a quite important app for getting where you& 39;re going, to learn how to go there, or even seeing pictures of the area that you are looking for.
September 16, 2016 Image Source: Pixabay FBI Director James Comey admitted he always covers his computer webcam and strongly suggests you do it too.With the alarming rate of increased security breaches stealing information at unprecedented levels, protecting your privacy online has never been so important.
September 19, 2016Boston Dynamics continues to be on the forefront of robotic technology, and they just programmed their human-like robot to balance on a thin piece of wood. The following video was recently released by Boston Dynamics, owned by google, to showcase some of their new robotic abilities.
September 07, 2016 Image Source: iPhone 7/Twitter The much awaited iPhone 7 was just revealed at an event in San Fransisco, and many of the rumors surrounding the device were confirmed. Apple is doing away with the headphone jack, and the 7 plus will come with dual 12 megapixel cameras on the back to allow for greater optical and digital zoom.
September 21, 2016Apple is launching new technology tools every day, and the new AirPods, which released recently, are wireless earbuds. They look really cool, but what if you lose them? Spigen, a design company, came out with a great solution to keep you from losing your headphones with the Spigen AirPods Strap!
September 21, 2016Maritime landing page for North Korea Image Source: Reddit/ DNS Release The world accidentally got a glimpse into North Korea& 39;s internet this week, and it turns out that they only have 28 websites in the entire country. A GitHub data dump posted yesterday includes a list of websites that are registered to North Korea& 39;s domain, .
September 23, 2016The rate of advancement in digital communication may be hampered in the future by the amount of energy required to power it. Standard silicon photonics require energy an order of magnitude larger than is currently available. Energy efficient graphene-based optoelectronics promise to address this.
September 16, 2016Are you getting tired of walking up stairs in your house? Now there is a way to easily install an elevator in your home to make you feel like you are living in the most luxurious of penthouses. Called the LiftonDUO, it allows you to install a 2 person lift in your home without anything too invasive into your home& 39;s architecture and structure.
The Soviet Union developed its own smart house, Skype, Google Glass and even Playstation all the way back in the 1980s.The Soviet Union was one of the biggest countries in the world, and its leaders were really into the scientific research. Especially in 1980s, there was a big dream about filling houses with new technical equipment like wireless home electronics, laptops, smart phones, or smart watches.