Getting builders to construct your own planned house on your property is like having a car maker come and assemble your car in your driveway. But according to Clive Vorster, visiting professor of architecture at Virginia Tech’s School of...
Last Thursday, HTC announced the first major smartphone launch of 2017, the HTC U Ultra, and that new device represents a unique combination of failed and bad ideas from other phone manufacturers in the past year. Instead of learning from...
HOSPI robots, created by electronic appliance manufacturer Panasonic, have been hard at work being tested in hospitals, assisting patients and staff alike. Now, they are moving on to provide assistance and being tested at airports and hotels. The age...
Samsung introduced a new type of TV technology at the recent CES 2017 that could prove to be a major leap forward in television picture quality. It’s called QLED, and you’re thinking that it is incredibly similar to OLED, you...
Microsoft’s Surface Phone is already beginning to capture the interest of smartphone fans and analysts alike. The computer giant’s smartphone business appears to lie in the rumored Surface Phone, which is speculated to carry innovations that would push Microsoft...
Since starting out the project beginning in 2014, Tesla has claimed that its massive “Gigafactory” near Reno, Nevada, will be the largest lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facility in the world, and that it will achieve that feat using total...
Mark Zuckerberg is expected to appear in a Dallas court on Tuesday to defend his company over claims it stole virtual reality technology. Zenimax Media, owner of renowned games studio id Software, is suing Facebook for $2 billion, or...
On December 7, 1972, NASA’s Apollo 17 mission took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It was under the command of Eugene Cernan. Four days later, the crew touched down on the lunar surface. It was Cernan’s third and...
Every once in a while some really awesome techs shows up at crowdfunding campaigns like Indiegogo and Kickstarter. Of course, that’s good considering that the majority of such so-called “technology projects” are nothing more than downright stupid, useless, weird,...
There’s common talk today of automation replacing people because of technology. Technology is definitely advancing at a rapid rate, and in today’s click-driven environment, just because tech can replace a human worker doesn’t mean we’re always going to want...
Samsung is still getting over the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco after its phone nearly burned down a lot of houses and probably a few airline jets. However recently, there is already an investigation into alleged bribery in its native...
As the 44th president of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama is about to step down in a matter of days. As POTUS contemplates his overall legacy to the nation, others are looking back at what sort of legacy...
Fraugster is a German and Israeli startup company that has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help eliminate payment fraud, and has now raised $5 million in crowdfunding. Companies like Earlybird led the investors, alongside existing investors Speedinvest, Seedcamp...
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully blasted off from California on Saturday with no hitches or problems and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit. This marks the Space X Company’s first launch since a fireball destroyed a similar...
Recently, an International team of astronauts have been exploring the inner deep caverns of caves in Italy. The purpose is to train them in the skill of spelunking so that they can explore the underground caves of Mars. This...
Facebook is expanding its abilities and measures to combat fake news beyond the U.S. by testing first these waters by rolling out the updates in Germany. In a blog post yesterday the company said it will be introducing the...
More electric cars are sold in China than in the rest of the world combined, but these are mainly local Chinese-branded models that are cheaper and have a shorter range than those offered by foreign automakers such as Tesla....
Evan Spiegel, at 26, has a net worth of $26 billion, making him the youngest self-made billionaire in the world. All this thanks to the company he owns, Snap, Inc., also known as Snapchat, the most beloved app by...
If your New Year’s resolution or focus for 2017 is to travel more, then your wish might be about to come true, for free, that is. So, instead of a $69 ticket to England, why not go for free...
A little more than a year ago, Instagram opened its photo feed to advertisers large and small. Now, more ads are coming to the free app through its Instagram Stories, a successful feature it introduced in August of last...
With the San Diego Chargers following the Rams to Los Angeles, the football world’s focus turns to the Oakland Raiders and their attempt to move to Las Vegas. While owner Mark Davis secured a proposal for a new and...
The price of bitcoin enjoyed a break today from its recent volatility this week, spending most of the day trading within reasonably tight ranges. Overall, the digital currency’s price started by fluctuating mostly between $745 and $775 before tracking...
Amazon.com, Inc., announced on Thursday that it will be creating more than 100,000 jobs in the United States. The positions to be opened will be from software development to warehouse work. This is Amazon’s newest move to win over...
That’s about the gist of this story. While others are selling off their small companies to bigger players and spending off their millions, this guy and his family has a story to tell, with a moral lesson at the...
The new Marco Polo video messaging app sees itself as the “video walkie talkie” of 2017. It allows users to send quick messages back and forth with your friends. It may also one day be slated to replace Snapchat...
Samsung has taken the number one spot in a ranking of companies sorted by how many US patents they were granted in 2016. According to Sqoop, an online service that tracks patents and court documents, the site has published...
For the past 10 years even if it was somewhat ill-advised, many people put off trying on smartphone battery cases for their iPhones because of their bulk. Even during the original iPhone days people were more concerned about keeping...
NASA’s X-Planes were the most creative experimental aircraft to be created. Decades were spent researching and testing these pioneering aircraft that were used to test out sciences like breaking the sound barrier and flying at high altitudes. NASA now...
Traveling is actually expensive, even if you’re doing it in your own country. Food, cab rides, and of course, hotels can be expensive. It gets a bit harder when you have to travel alone with no one to split...
Telekinesis and telepathy are staples of sci-fi films in the past. Soon, however, this all could be the stuff of reality as sci-fi takes a back seat to real research and testing. Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook and their research...
Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has confirmed that it shut down and closed its internet drone project Titan, three years after it bought the business. What was seen as a somewhat promising project to bring the internet to rural areas...
A group of entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations have just recently pledged $27 million to protect humanity from destructive artificial intelligence or AI. Funded by such notables as LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, eBay founder Pierre Omidayar, and the Knight Foundation,...
For those not familiar yet what HTC is, it’s a Taiwanese consumer electronics company with its headquarters in the Xindian District of New Taipei City. It was founded in 1997 manufacturing mobile phones and tablets exclusively for the Taiwanese...
The South Korean innovation mentioned here is courtesy of LG Display. One of the highlights at the recent CES 2017 in Las Vegas was Sony’s move to finally embrace OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) technology for its flagship line of...
We also need to add that the phone also exhibits negligible bezels. What’s a bezel, you say? More on that later. Not many people also know that LG Display is a separate and pseudo-independent display-making arm of LG Electronics,...
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...

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