Monday, May 22, 2017

Gadgets

Gadgets

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...

 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...
Fishing Technology

Fishing is a sport that combines old-school tactics with state-of-the-art technology, and the tech involved is becoming increasingly impressive. However, in order to fully understand the state of technology in fishing and its potential direction,...

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...

Jordan Gaines Lewis, Penn State College of Medicine I recently wrote about the terrible sleep habits of the characters in House of Cards. I disapproved of Frank Underwood’s late-night computer work in the Oval Office,...
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...

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,...
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...

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...

Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have made the world’s smallest radio receiver, built out of an assembly of atomic-scale defects in pink diamonds. This tiny radio,...
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...