Nokia… wait, what brand? Nokia, oh that brand from Finland? This is a brand, like the iconic Blackberry, that got swamped simply because it failed to innovate and catch up with the smartphone technology. As Nokia was the leading...
The Swiss food giant, Nestle, has recently announced that it has made a scientific and technological breakthrough that can sharply cut the sugar in its chocolate. And you probably didn’t even realize that the biggest confectionery producer is from...
This bit of news may someday usher in the age when women no longer need to apply as strippers or prostitutes. It may also signal some good news for mums who grieve for their daughters in the sex trade....
We all love the use of Google maps and how it’s a great help in the absence of GPS. However, have you ever wondered what the world was like and how it has changed since 1984 by using time...
Some newscasters were joking when they started out the news with “how many people do you need to change the light bulbs… in Niagara Falls?” But in truth, they have truly changed the light bulbs, and those searing searchlights,...
Fitness trackers and smartwatches may be all the rage today, but some women dislike the outer design of the bland straps or the glaring screens with the chunky designs. It’s a good thing smart jewelry is whole new class...
Apple is testing more than 10 different prototype styles for their new generation of iPhones that could go on sale next year, starting with the iPhone 8. Some of those prototypes may have a new design centered on a...
Cadillac has always been associated with luxury cars with a certain bold American attitude, and that truly is what Cadillac is all about. But recently, the automaker, which moved its sales and marketing operations in 2015 to New York...
Everyone associates virtual reality closely with video games, and rightfully so since headsets from Facebook’s Oculus Rift and Sony’s PlayStation VR are intended for PS and computer games. But virtual reality has found more medical uses in helping to...
Since the first astronauts (or cosmonauts) first launched into space, moving the bowels or pooping in deep space has posed a still enormous problem. This one actually has NASA stumped for decades, even if it requires its astronauts to...
Everyone knows that Iceland is a country (though we’re willing to bet you don’t know where it’s located). But mostly in England and other locations in Europe and the Mediterranean, Iceland is a supermarket chain. Taking everyone by surprise,...
Huawei is facing a major problem with all its phone models in the United States. According to security firm Kryptowire, software installed on phones from the Huawei brand and some phones from almost all Chinese manufacturers secretly monitored users...
Christmas may be the season of giving, family gatherings, and vacations, but tell that to those who need to do the stressful task of shopping. In fact, Ebay now has the scientific evidence to prove this. Ebay has partnered...
Researchers, physicists, and chemists at the University of Bristol, UK, have discovered a way to convert thousands of tons of seemingly worthless nuclear waste into man-made diamond batteries that can generate a small electric current for longer than a...
Aerial and pilotless drones are suddenly changing the face of both technology and security. Originally seen as just hobby toys and later graduating to camera-wielding reconnaissance or patrol vehicles, today’s drones can be anything ranging from a ground attack...
In the last couple of weeks some Apple phone users have complained that the latest iOS update is causing their iPhones to suddenly shut off with still 30% of power left or the battery drains off faster than normal....
Motorola used to be a giant corporate conglomerate that employed 150,000 people, many at its massive headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. It churned out those really durable Motorola phones that wouldn’t quit even when run over by a car. But...
Thanksgiving is over but Christmas is peeking just around the corner, so it’s that time to go gift searching. Do you have friends and family who really dig science stuff? Well, instead of chocolates or a dozen dinosaur toys, here...
The James Dyson Foundation announced on November 17, 2016, that the 2016 International winner of the James Dyson Award will go to Isis Shiffer for her original design of an Eco Helmet. This is a collapsible and biodegradable bike...
This year will soon be over in a matter of weeks so anything that technology churned out are by now available in time as Christmas gifts or holiday splurges. So, just around the corner is a new year and 2017...
You’ve probably haven’t heard the names of Anant Goel, Nabanita De, Qinglin Chen, and Mark Craft. These names probably would have made Hillary Clinton cringe, but seriously, these four are normal college students who figured out a social media...
The author Salman Rushdie recently caused controversy by mentioning the lack of “rote learning” in schools. He spoke about the benefits of learning poetry by heart, something that has been outdated for many decades now. But actually, Rushdie may...
If you’re the type who loves going outdoors even in winter or you have a farm smack dab in the middle of Alaska, you no longer need to wear 3 or 4 layers of upper clothes.  A Norwegian company...
Now that technology is far advancing more than people can churn out inventions, car accessories and gadgets most certainly will have their fair share. This is good news for the motorists since these gadgets are of really great help in...
Bad news for those consumers saving up for the much anticipated Chevy Bolt. General Motors has recently announced that the Bolt won’t hit all the major dealerships until spring of 2017. It will still be released but only on...
In the pursuit of the perfect selfie, or to put it ably, the pursuit of how to comfortably take a selfie, many hand-held devices have been created. But the Air Selfie is completely different. It is a very small...
Spoiler Alert isn’t about movies. It’s a new app that wants to lessen the waste that comes from throwing away food. Not many people realize that food waste is an enormous problem that is as huge as the nation’s...
Now considered as “just normal” is the fact that during the Christmas holiday season the security lines and pre-check lines at airports tend to get longer, and clogging up the TSA who are already woefully understaffed. Shockingly long lines...
If you’re familiar with the popular “New York” song from Alicia Keys: “Ohh… New York… If I can make it here, I can make it anywhere, that’s what they say.” This just about sums up how the balance of...
The new 2016 BMW X1 compact SUV is a nimble and happy throwback to the usual traditional BMW designs and styles. And here is where the problem gets touchy as this traditional car maker attempts to compromise traditional designs...
Fastfood giant McDonald’s Corp. is taking huge steps in order to bring back its appeal to millennials and to redeploy its labor force. It’s going to redesign its restaurants towards self-order kiosks, premium menu items, and real table service....
On sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo there are literally thousands of new techs and other stuff just waiting for crowdfunding or major investors. While there is no shortage of the weird and virtually useless, there are more than their share...
Another election is coming for computer and laptop users, but it’s not the political kind. This is a choice for users searching for the ultimate power in a machine. Of course this is something the recent low-tech candidates neither...
It’s that time of the year when the commercialized holidays have you breaking your brains on gift ideas and what to buy for loved ones, family, a few close friends, and the occasional mandatory party exchanging gift sessions. But it’s...
Many, many years ago, the five-floor Nike Town store on Broadway in New York City was the sneaker heaven of Nike fans. This was the age of the Air Force 1’s and Dunks and Air Jordans. At that time...
Coming off successful field testing on monkeys, scientists announced that paralyzed people may be able to walk again with a recently developed wireless brain implant. Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) have released its results from...
30 years ago, Nintendo released its groundbreaking NES or Nintendo Entertainment System, and indoor home gaming was never the same again. Now, it is releasing the same NES Classic Edition console but in a digitalized version. The little console...
This is a lamp that will have magician-wanna-be Harry Potters’ breaking out their wands. The lamp will light up a room, can change color and illumination that suits your mood, and will hover in the air, yes, levitate and...
Big companies and banks aren’t the only ones being hit by hackers around the world. Home computer users are also targeted by hackers for the precious information to get into bank accounts and other cash-related data. Now, a startup...
Drones have been used for a variety of tasks ranging from aerial photography, surveying, patrolling, property security, supply drops, to missile firing. Finally, a situation has come that now uses drones to hunt drones. Call this the drone-hunting drone....
Well, bad news for Gen X’ers because Nintendo just announced that its Wii U console will no longer be sold. Face it though, Gen X’ers, that the Wii U was a failure, so Nintendo just came out with its...
When looking towards the health of people in the future, it can’t often be helped to try to figure out what technology and other health efforts will bring in the next ten years. Will we be able to find...
Snapchat – now known as Snap Inc. – came out with its camera-embedded sunglasses called Spectacles recently and its technology definitely beat the tar and quite feathered Google Glasses that were a total failure. But if you think the...
If you haven’t tried exploring your phone, you probably have a few or all of the apps we’re about to name and you didn’t even know they can make better quality phone calls than your regular phone app. Funny...
Imagine what it’s like talking to an AI robot or AI assistant for the first time. Sometimes it may seem weird because you know you’re talking to an inanimate object that can think on its own and answer back....
In 1962, a bull named Pawnee Farm Arlinda Chief was born. Little did he know that he would change the face of the dairy industry forever, to the tune of $30 billion. Of course, being a bull, his job...
It’s really a big surprise to many that the new film, “Arrival” is fast becoming one of the best movies for 2016, and with good reason. When the trailer for “Arrival” was first shown just before the Toronto International...
If you want to see real diversity at work in the United States, the best example of the great melting pot is to peek inside the tech companies in Silicon Valley. You’ll see whites, blacks, Arabs, Indians, Filipinos, Japanese,...
A creepy Facebook bug unwittingly caused people’s profile pages to display that they died last Friday. Apparently this included founder Mark Zuckerberg. But in truth everyone is just fine and no one died. Beginning Friday afternoon many people checking...
Sony’s most powerful game console ever to date, the Playstation 4 Pro, arrived on November 10 with its official launching. In a shift from its past practice of having pre-launched game titles all prepped up inside the console, the...

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