Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Gadgets

Gadgets
Star Wars

As even casual Star Wars fans will know, lightsabers are probably the coolest weapon ever to make an appearance on the big screen. Lightsaber fights are so elegant that they are almost hypnotic and,...

At the beginning of the 1990s, it seemed that by 2015 we would be using a wide range of head-mounted displays for various needs. However, as the whole technological development was directed towards...

Amazon.com Inc is gearing up for the holiday season with the release of a $50 tablet.  Now, that's a hot deal.  With the rate of technological advances, the price point allows multi-screeners to add...

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,...

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...

JOURNAL OF STUDIES ON ALCOHOL AND DRUGS - Piscataway, N.J. -- A form of 'virtual-reality' therapy may help people with alcohol dependence reduce their craving for alcohol, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the...

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,...

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...

By Todd Bierman.  Though billed as a portable jump starter for your car – and it will do that over and over again – the Sasco Portable Jump Start System at $72.95 (free shipping)...

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...

Nowadays, home security cameras are discreetly monitored your home and environs from practically several devices. But security cameras usually require a strong signal of Wi-Fi or hardwired Ethernet to work that is not always accessible...
Moore's Law

Original mass market computers were clunky, expensive and slow beasts. Despite revolutionizing business and - much later - our personal lives, the early entrants to desktop computing did little more than help write letters...