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Elon Musk has announced that the Space X program plans to resume launching rockets next week after it ended its investigation into the cause of one of its rocket’s bursting into flames on a launchpad in September 1 last...
A company called Matia Robotics has re-designed and remade the wheelchair to give people with leg disabilities much more freedom in terms of movement. The new Tek RMD (Robotic Mobilization Device) allows its users to stand as they move...
And it’s as simple as just pressing and holding down the camera screen. Imagine that it is a Saturday night in one of the city’s best dance bars with great lights and DJ electronic music. You whip out your...
Slack recently introduced voice calls back in March of 2016 with the promise that video calling would follow in its footsteps. Last December, the company finally rolled out a video calling feature that allows up to 15 people in...
Transportation technology is always evolving, slowly, but surely, and often wayward or radical. Even leisure transportation isn’t spared the magic spell of technology. The electric bicycle is one example, and this was followed by the electric scooter, electric motorcycle,...
The router has transformed from a utilitarian computer hardware with antennas sticking out of it to multiple, sleekly designed pods that are placed throughout the house. This method of using more than one device as a wireless access point...
Apple has decided to face the challenge of its unpredictable and controversial “time remaining” estimate and dealing with it by simply removing it altogether. This estimate is what shows up when you click the battery icon in the status...
Only moms and dads will ever feel if their child is a genius, or will become one. The thing is, even young budding geniuses need to keep their brain stimulated so they can reach their full potential. But even...
Electric aviation company, Yuneec International, originally launched its portable selfie drone, the Breeze, last August and offering flight and physical flight controls. But recently on Tuesday, Yuneec International announced the Breeze First-Person View Controller and goggles, an optional upgrade...
In the non-digital era, Americans believed that success and prosperity was achievable through innovation, hard work, and perseverance, and many did succeed because of this. But in today’s age where technology moves too fast, the technology itself has become...
VSS Unity, the second SpaceShipTwo rocket plane of Virgin Galactic, just passed a significant milestone. It went for a casual flight in the sky on Saturday, though this was just a test glide, as the rockets’ engines were not...
The recent HTC hosted Demo Day in San Francisco highlighted some really great startups that have made some waves through HTC’s Vive X virtual reality accelerator program. Vive X is simply and fully dedicated to accelerating the virtual reality...
Paper is something that can be both controversial and useful. It’s controversial in the sense that things like print media are fast becoming obsolete because of digital media. Useful in the sense that paper will never really become obsolete...
Very seldom do you see ordinary people go about their day wearing balaclavas on winter days. But for many, Balaclavas carry connotations of athletes running and wearing balaclavas, or skiers wearing the same. Many outdoor adventurers wear balaclava to...
The new Cleo Drone is not your run-of-the-mill selfie drone, nor is it even a quadcopter. It’s small, circular, sleek, and a pint-sized UFO that can take terrific pictures. Camera drones are one of the most wonderful things ever...
One of Europe’s biggest food-delivery apps, Just Eat, will start testing autonomously-driven robots to deliver orders to customer’s doorsteps in the next few months, making it one of the first such delivery take-out apps to do so. The robots,...
Google Maps imagery is just improved a lot more, thanks to a new eye in the sky satellite called the World View 4. Just when you thought Google Maps could not get any better, along comes an imagery specialist...
In 2015, Google alone consumed as much energy as the city of San Francisco. However, it is claiming that by next year 2017, all of its energy consumption will come from wind farms and solar panels. The internet giant...
Despite all the technology at hand, computer-generated imagery of humans can still look kind of a little fake and cartoonish, with teeth perhaps proving the greatest challenge when it comes to accuracy. If it’s a digital double you’re after,...
Quadcopter drones could be the actual missing ingredient for zero-g flights. In order to train astronauts and pilots to deal with weightless conditions, it is possible to replicate the “zero G” effect by using a reduced-gravity aircraft following a...
Tamron is best known for its third-party camera lenses that are compatible to all commercial DSLR’s on the market. However, it seems that manufacturing glass lenses isn’t the only thing the Japanese photo company is making innovations to using...
For those who are planning to get something similar to the hoverboard or electric skateboard but are afraid to do so because of exploding and fire-catching versions made in China, you were probably intrigued by the new Segway MiniPro....
We’re all familiar with facial recognition as an impressive tool in finding criminals. But can this technology actually help diagnose a genetic disease simply by analyzing a person’s facial features? Known as dysmorphology, such an achievement is theoretically possible,...
An artificial system is growing on the Earth’s surface and it’s entirely the creation of an all-human species. It is now being dubbed the “technosphere.” It is the system that is made up of all man-made structures, from factories,...
It must be emphasized that both our online and offline behavior is real. They are our real selves, unless a person is faking their online behavior either because they’re a scam artist or a serial killer. The reality you...
Even in the 21st century and the empowerment of women, it seems that women online are not fairly given their fair share. In fact, in the digital world, only 7 percent of investor money goes to startups that are...
The Brooklyn specialty motorcycle company Vanguard recently unveiled a prototype of their very first bike, the Roadster, at the recently concluded New York City Progressive International Motorcycle Show that ran from December 9-11, 2016. This uniquely designed and premium...
Graphic designer Emma Lawton was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease three years ago at the very young age of 29. Now, with the help of a BBC project and Haiyan Zhang, innovation director for Microsoft Research Cambridge, she’s been able...
SpaceX’s rocket program has been grounded since early September when one of its Falcon 9 boosters exploded on a launchpad at Cape Canaveral. Although the SpaceX’s re-launching was aimed at around early January, its return to flight launch may...
This new technology unlocks the ability to analyze and understand the secrets of your skin without any invasive contact needed. While there is enough imaging and sensing technology today that can reveal important information inside our bodies including our...
One of the biggest criticisms towards wind turbines is that they aren’t usually nice to look at, they’re very large and expensive to build, are very noisy, can kill unwary birds, and needs lots and lots of space, usually...
Not everything you see on Kickstarter or Indiegogo is into heavy technology. Sometimes you need to go back a little old school to find a new design. And this multi-tool utensil needs no wires or batteries to show that...
By now everyone knows about the new stuff and crowdfunding campaigns that are found on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. There’s certainly no shortage of new technology and innovations on these sites, mixed up with the usual stupidity, useless stuff, and...
On land there’s a lot of junk garbage, which is why there’s a junk collector. Well, now it’s the same in the outer space above our planet, so the Japanese invented a spacecraft that’s a junk collector. While the...
You don’t need to buy celebrity-priced baby stuff just to take care of your new baby. One of the most important things for a baby is a lounger that will make your baby sleep well and comfortably. Definitely, your...
Every drone operator has had those momentary pangs of fear at the prospect of their UAV drone smashing itself to smithereens after failing to navigate sufficiently through a space or gap. In a new project, researchers at the University...
This is one “Moskito” that won’t bite you, and cyclists would certainly love to own. Over the past couple of years it has been interesting to track the evolution of the smartwatch. For the most part, these devices have...
Don’t you wish that instead of a boring math teacher that is the exact epitome of dull at school, that you could have a robot teacher, or perhaps a tablet-like teacher, that could sense your boredom or frustration and...
Everyone knows Samsung as the company for its smartphones and its smart home appliances. Most recently, Samsung may be making its way into the automobile industry category. Not directly, of course, but rather by way of a rumored new...
Since it’s only a few days until Santa drops down the chimney, you don’t have all that time to look for gifts. We put together some of the really good bargains so you only need to shop online. Microsoft Xbox...
There’s no denying that for 3 days from December 9 – 11 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, all the coolest motorcycles and gear were at the 2016 New York International Motorcycle Show, and every motorbike...
Using a process similar to the footwear industry such as the JS Shoe or Nike’s Flyknit sneaker, Ikea is introducing its first piece of 3D-knit furniture, or its first 3D knitted chair. High-end design firms have begun to play...
Everyone loves sweets, and 3D-printed confectionery has become all the rage in the closing months of 2016. More recently, German company Wacker has just announced its latest addition to this growing phenomenon, which is 3D-printed chewing gum. Set to...
Relonch is now another addition to the growing number of products that is using artificial intelligence that is so advanced even for the present. In this case, it’s a $99 a month service that consists of a data plan...
Last December 6, president-elect Donald Trump claimed credit for a promise by Japanese Softbank that will invest $50 billion in US companies, and in so doing will bring some 50,000 more jobs to the United States. Softbank is Japan’s...
Last week, Yahoo admitted that it had discovered another major hacking attack on more than 1 billion of its user accounts since August 2013, now making this cyber-attack the largest breach in history. This is now on top of...
Google and Facebook are the two tech giants that have brought full dominance in the digital advertising market on the internet. In their almost total dominating presence, both control 57.6 percent of the digital ad market, and their slice...
Thanksgiving is over, Christmas is almost over, a new year is about to be ushered in, and we all know what that means, don’t we? No, we don’t care about your resolution to go to the gym, because we’re...
For the first time in technology’s history, it’s becoming common to see stories on the news about two tech companies collaborating on projects, whether both are competitors or not. One example of this is the recent news of Nintendo...
Yes we know, and you’re probably wondering, since you’re just heading out the door to catch “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and now here we are offering up some really juicy “here’s what we know so far” about...