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Stand a Sony PlayStation 4 Slim and Microsoft Xbox One S side-by-side and what do you get? Both have great access to UHD video content and a 4K Blu-ray player. Okay, so what does the Xbox One S have...
Large or long wounds that have sliced up deep into the skin tend to leave a scar tissue when it heals even after the wound is sewn shut for healing. This is most especially evident even in the most...
Kat, the super-heroine of Gravity Rush 2 has powers to save the day, and probably the world. However, like any normal young adult, she spends her normal days running errands, catching runaway balloons, delivering newspapers (they still do that...
Remember the classic Volkswagen Kombi (Type 2) minibus back in the 1960’s up to the 80’s? If you were a hippie or surfie, you probably do since many of these iconic vehicles were seen at Woodstock and anti-Vietnam war...
Few people realized it at the time, but just a decade ago on January 9, the world shifted into another world when Steve Jobs showed the world the first iPhone from Apple’s bag of technological tricks. When Apple CEO...
When thousands of people and enthusiasts descended on Las Vegas for CES 2017 last week, many must have felt like they’d seen a ghost, or rather two ghosts. Smart phones bearing the names of Nokia and BlackBerry appeared like...
Razer has been known to have a reputation for building crazy, out-of-this-world inventions that sometimes can be purchased, but most never pass the prototype stage. The Razer Switchblade for handheld mobile gaming that debuted at CES 2011 and the...
Well, okay, none worth really buying… yet. It’s worth noting that there were a few techs that looked promising if they can be improved and upgraded in the next four or five years, but other than that, none of...
Aside from the bumbling and still-too-young prototypes that where everywhere at CES this year, virtual assistants tried to make their voice heard over the tech din. One particular gadget, Amazon’s Alexa, seemed to stand above the rest with a...
Predicting the future in terms of science and technology is a touchy subject and can even be controversial. It all actually depends on the success of something being researched and tested to become commercially viable. However, remember that there was...
A domesticated cat – having been part of the family for many years – is just like feeding a young child. Attempting a healthy and balanced diet for your cat is like attempting to feed a child vegetables while...
The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 laptop could come during the first quarter of the year. Reports indicate that it would just be a few more months before potential customers and die-hard followers welcome the much-awaited device. This comes just...
LG Electronics will be employing the most advanced color-enhancing LCD panel technology to its new line of Super UHD TV’s, especially for the models SJ9500, SJ8500, and SJ8000. The TV’s will feature Nano Cell technology and is expected to...
Generally it’s not recommended to use the Wi-Fi router coming from your cable company. Not only do you need to dole out an extra $10 or more a month for usage, they are also difficult to manage that come...
Back in the 70’s and 80’s, the internet was just a novelty, drones and flying cars were just sci-fi dreams, and renewable energy was far from feasible, even as lately as the turn of the 21st century. But what 2016...
The formula is actually very simple, according to millionaire David Bach. The financial expert claims that you need to start saving as early as after college and save one hour a day of your income. He then recommends setting...
Here comes Samsung again, and let’s hope this phone won’t be exploding or catching fire again. Seriously, if you thought the Samsung Edge display was really cool (and the Edge isn’t exploding, good thing), then you’ll find Samsung’s new...
Being forgetful has nothing to do with age or biology; it’s just that our brains have their own way of functioning and if it’s focused on something, our memory of something else tends to take the backstage. And sometimes...
Climate change is something that many people around the world are concerned about, whether it’s true or not. Surprisingly, and controversially, the answer that is often given in addressing the issue is to fix the Arctic. That’s because the...
It’s a whole new year and with the whole new set of 365 days comes an also new set of superhero and comic book-inspired movies that most people now love to watch. Get ready for more superhero and comic book...
At the end of 2016, Amazon increased the number of its robots to 45,000, but there’s nothing to worry about because these are merely warehouse robots and not a robot army. This is according to a statement released by...
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...