Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Gadgets

Gadgets

Samsung towered over the competition. That was before Apple, Google, and everybody's uncle entered the fray and market share slimmed over just this last year. Tizen, an android like operating system first slated for...

 by Lieu Thi Pham | July 10, 2013, 2:30 AM PDT, courtesy smartplanet NEW YORK — When Dr. Sabine Seymour launched the Computational Fashion program at the art and technology institute Eyebeam in December 2012, her timing...

by Steven Millward. courtesy techinasia Sony (NYSE:SNE) revealed the second-generation of its wearable tech flagship gadget, the Sony Smartwatch 2, yesterday. This afternoon at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai we...
virtual reality

Virtual Reality. Although the term “virtual reality” wasn’t really used until the late 1980’s, the concept has been around since as early as the 1800’s. From Stereoscopic photos and viewers (think ViewMaster) to flight...

Imagine: You and your robot buddy lie wounded by a drone attack on a future battlefield. The blast leaves you bloodied, and your droid jigging with broken connections. Super soldier metabolism speeds your natural healing,...

Tech giants slugging it out above our Lilliputian lives. I can almost hear the thunderclap blows as they vie for the billions in drag-out market competition. The question on many minds is, will Android...
speed of light

For the past four decades, the electronics industry has been driven by what is called “Moore’s Law,” which is not a law but more an axiom or observation. Effectively, it suggests that the electronic...
Apple Watch

Hello, my name is Michael, and I’m a Ring Addict. No, not the one ring from “Lord of the Rings”; not the cheap costume jewelry you get at the local Renaissance Fair. I’m talking about...

Waterlogged? The internet is full of advice about do-it-yourself methods for drying out and repairing a smartphone or cell phone that has taken an unfortunate dive into a body of water, whether the toilet or...

Your smartphone has a cracked screen, or it took a short swim in the bathtub. Should you call your warranty company, reach out to your insurance company and pony up the cash for a...
Selfie, look at me!

2016 hasn’t been a great year for the selfie. In February, Argentinian tourists passed around a baby La Plata dolphin in order to take selfies with it. The endangered animal subsequently died from stress and...

There is certainly no shortage of headlines on wearable sensors these days. “A contact lens measures your glucose level.” “New electronic tattoos could help monitor health during normal daily activities.” A “headband can read...