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Learning that must be stimulating, invigorating, and engaging isn’t just limited to the classroom. The school’s outside design and environment also plays a role in the learning process of the students. Certainly, beautiful school buildings will turn out to...
Homeowners now all over the country would love to find out just what is lurking in their tap water, whether it is really clean and safe, given the recent events in Flint, Michigan. Now, the new Ecomo Water Bottle...
A much underrated aspect and yet improved in a major manner by Apple for iOS 10 on their smartphones is the Apple Widgets. Before, you could only find widgets solely on the notification center. Now, with just a swipe...
Just a couple of months ago, Samsung had all but stolen Apple’s thunder when it introduced its new Android smartphone ahead of the iPhone 7 and Google Pixel for the market that doesn’t want iPhones, or for those who...
Actually, for better architectural terms, it’s more of living inside the side of a cliff. Confused? When a Dutch Firm, OPA, first published its concept for “Casa Brutale” on ArchDaily in July last year, it gained a position as...
If you recall, back in April of this year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his grand 10-year roadmap showing what Facebook will become by the year 2026. Facebook’s (or Mark’s) conceived future is to connect almost everyone in the...
If you live in a small house or apartment, a tiny kitchen space may seem frustrating. When your kitchen counter is cluttered with the microwave, the toaster oven, the coffee pot, various pots and pans and utensils, and other...
Remember the Nintendo Entertainment System you played with back in 1985? Well, Nintendo is bringing back a miniaturized version of the original NES and its release is coming soon. It’s been over 30 years since, as kids, we used...
Driving a motorcycle is required by law to wear a helmet, but driving a bicycle is not. There’s no requirement or law in the US to wear a helmet while driving a bicycle, which is why many people don’t...
The Israelites in Nazi Hunting Groups would have loved this technology when hunting down Nazi German criminals had virtual reality been around in the 1950’s and 60’s. More than 70 years have passed since the last prisoners at the...
T-Mobile CEO John Legere recently tweeted on Wednesday that from the moment he joined the company his “out of this world” ideas and concepts have earned him a standing joke that “he must be from Mars or something.” Of...
You’ve probably seen on news features about the cheap houses that can be built using discarded soda cans or discarded soda plastic bottles. And while you’re busy figuring out things about fire safety and internal climate control, a French...
Now here’s an egg that won’t break, is smarter than the average egghead (far away smarter, mind you), and something you won’t mind leaving on your counter top. HelloEgg is the first ever smart kitchen assistant that uses both...
It’s not an upcoming Star Wars movie, but the new trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic’s upcoming expansion “Knights of the Eternal Throne” is stunningly cinematic nonetheless. It’s even being touted as far better than Star Wars Episode...
Most tech reviews usually give good raves for expensive Bluetooth headphones from big brands like Sony and Bang & Olufsen. These headphones definitely deliver good sound quality at their staggering costs of more than $300. It’s too bad that...
Ever watched the reboot of Robocop and saw those police robots and drones checking out suspects? Well, this technology is still far from that extreme sci-fi concept, but the day may come when the police may use taser-equipped drones...
A television set is considered a major appliance purchase in line with others like a washing machine or a refrigerator. While smartphones are upgraded or replaced every 2 or 3 years while a computer or laptop every 5 or...
Facebook may soon lower its censorship standards and display more graphic content including violence and nudity that will be deemed more “newsworthy” or important enough to its millions of social media users. This standard lowering will now run contrary...
When you visit crowdfunding campaign websites like Indiegogo or Kickstarter, you will literally be deluged with hundreds of new technology and gadgets, some that are just downright stupid, useless, weird, or all three combined. It sometimes can feel like...
The science fiction of self-driving cars in films like Minority Report, The Fifth Element, Total Recall, and I, Robot may no longer be Sci-Fi for long. Tesla just announced that all of its production model cars including the much...
Though the glimpses are only of renderings and plans, Volkswagen is giving us a chance to view firsthand what may be the first ever electric sports car. The firsthand view comes after the automaker filed for a design and...
Apple will be moving its UK headquarters to the former Battersea Power Station, London’s iconic brick building. If you have Pink Floyd’s iconic 1977 album “Animals,” you will see the building portrayed in the background. The building’s redevelopment is...
Everyone knows who Hong Kong actor and stuntman Jackie Chan is, (he contends he is more proudly “Hong Kong” rather than Chinese) and with his success he is easily one of China’s (or Hong Kong’s) multi-millionaires. So it’s no...
They say that “people fear what they don’t understand” which is why in a recent survey done, 43.8 percent of drivers don’t want self-driving capabilities in cars. While this is understandable from a somewhat safety point of view, there...
Everyone knows that North Korea is one of the few remaining bastions of a closed country ruled by total dictatorship; notwithstanding that it is a communist state as well. And so, like previous dictator states before it like Nazi...
A Los Angeles-based company called Hyperloop One is presently developing technology for a futuristic transit system. It has now raised an additional $50 million as it prepares for a full-scale test of its Hyperloop system in early 2017. A...
RadarCat isn’t a real cat with a radar transmitter strapped on its back. It’s a sensor that can connect to any computer or smartphone to recognize and identify organic and non-organic objects. Researchers at the University of St. Andrews...
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently formally unveiled a large-scale tidal energy turbine that is to be deployed in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth. The turbine will be the first of four to be completed at the...
Scientists all over the world for more than the last 10 years have been trying to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide into anything useful, including fuel. Anything coming out of this study on an industrial scale will definitely change the...
An outdoor enthusiast has invented a foldable and portable boat to make it easier for fishermen, hunters, and even campers to get around easier through water barriers. The K-Pak is just 9 feet long, weighs only 21 pounds, and...
Learning to ski is one of the most difficult things in learning sports. There’s something seemingly scary with strapping on skis and looking down on slopes. But now, there’s a new product that can help skiers not only feel...
When kids and adults alike hear the word “Hasbro,” it’s clearly a company name that has enchanted generations with their line of Transformers action figures and even snuggle stuffed toys like My Little Pony. This year, the toy maker...
Facebook boss and founder Mark Zuckerberg is presently searching for someone to become the voice of his new virtual assistant “butler.” So who else would answer the call but one of Hollywood’s biggest stars playing the role of Tony...
Sisyphus is basically a kinetic art coffee table that uses a marble that automatically rolls to draw intricate designs on a layer of sand on top of the table. Just as music uses instruments and gadgets to be played,...
Technology has a funny way of either catching up or biting you from behind. For more than six years Apple’s iPhone series has dominated the smartphone industry and Android series phones had to always play second fiddle. But now,...
Last Friday, users of DYN, Twitter, Etsy, Github, Soundcloud, Spotify, Heroku, Pagerduty, Shopify, Okta, Zendesk, and Business Insider in some areas of the United States and England reported that these said websites were not loading. Aside from the above...
In the past, an AI powered app was utilized to fight ISIS. But now, this Google subsidiary application is aimed at eliminating a new enemy – internet trolls. A group called Jigsaw, also Google’s former think tank is now...
This slick yacht looks like something a villain would have designed for the next James Bond movie. This new Superyacht is the Black Swan and was designed and conceptualized by designer Timur Bozca. The Black Swan is a unique...
Instagram is growing up. Well, not literally because if it did grow up sort of like aging then no one would want to work with them again. They merely moved into their new building, and boy, what a building....
These top 10 billionaires are the insanely rich only in the technology category, since there are others with much bigger asset worth in other categories. But in this tech category alone the “poorest” only has a net worth of...
Can you ever imagine that the future of the earth’s food crops isn’t tied to fertilizers or organic technology, but, on AI or artificial intelligence? Food security is constantly threatened by a never ending list of threats. Climate variability...
The latest sports phenomenon that may hit the global airwaves in 2017 or 2018 won’t be the Olympics or the NBA or Major League Baseball. In fact, this sport won’t feature players with abs and intensive physical training. That’s...
When you visit Kickstarter or Indiegogo, you’ll find literally thousands of projects waiting for crowdfunding campaigns from the web. Unfortunately, no disrespect to the real and honest-to-goodness tech inventors out there, many of the projects and inventions on these...
Are you looking for something to keep unsafe content away from the office or at home (from the kids as well as the husband)? Yahoo’s new open source artificial intelligence can help you with this. Jay Mahadeokar – Yahoo’s...
When commercial laptops came out in the mid 2000’s, many people were glad for the mobility. Then the iPad came out some 7 years ago, and with it, the advent of the tablet era, and analysts were calling this...
Naturally, we all spend the majority of our day (sometimes night, if you get the night shift) at work. Therefore, it’s only fair to say that everyone wants to enjoy their time at work as much as they can,...
They say that technology is a ‘dog eat dog’ world wherein inventors and technologists bite, paw, and claw their way to the top in attempts to be ‘top dog’ in terms of sales (sorry, the puns were just too...
The rumors have been true after all. Blackberry just confirmed that its new Android-powered smartphone, the “Argon,” or more clearly, the DTEK60, just passed through FCC test standards successfully. The phone may be launching very soon, probably before the end...
The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has recently informed Facebook to cease and desist its present collection of user’s data from WhatsApp in Germany after the messaging app updated its privacy terms last month and...
Smart Wink home platform recently launched its new Wink Hub 2, its upgraded and better version of its original Wink Hub. According to the company the new product is “better, faster, more reliable, and more secure.” Basically, it still...