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Posted by Allison Blackburn

Oomi home system makes your home smarter without a smartphone

There are many smart home systems already on the market that you wouldn’t think there would room for a new one. However the Oomi home system is the smartest and it is making big waves on Indiegogo. The reason why is that is promises to make your home smarter and you don’t need a smartphone for that to happen and the set-up is smart and fast. [Image Courtesy of Oomi] At the heart of the Oomi home system is the Oomi cube and it works as the heart by bringing everything else together. The Cube comes with numerous functions and […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

NailO: the MIT Developed Thumbnail Track Pad

Was there ever a time when you needed to interact with your smartphone, but just couldn’t because you had your hands full? Maybe you love to cook and have trouble following through the recipe because every now and again you have to stop whatever you’re doing to wash and dry your hands just so you can scroll through the recipe. It’s times like these when you would absolutely love to use the NailO. It is a system that is being developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, which consists of a small trackpad to be used on your thumbnail, which can be […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Smartphones Could Be Used As Earthquake Early Warning

An earthquake early warning (EEW) can save many lives, but unfortunately it’s an extremely expensive system for some countries. A group of scientists believe that smartphones could do the same work and at a much more affordable cost. The research done at the U.S. Geological Survey in Pasadena, published in Science Advances says that a network of phones can replace the seismographs, by turning into a crowdsourced early earthquake warning that could help notify communities nearby that an earthquake is coming their way. The study analyzed historical data of earthquakes using a Nexus 5 and found that the GPS of modern smartphones are more powerful than […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Forget air guitar thanks to Aerodrums, the invisible drums

Just everyone will have heard of playing an air guitar, holding your hands as though you are playing the guitar and playing along to a guitar solo. Well now with a little thanks to technology there is now air drums in the form of Aerodrums, invisible drums that you can actually play. [Image Courtesy of Aerodrums] You no longer have to struggle to find room for a full drum kit if you have Aerodrums. You can play the invisible drums and it sounds like you are playing real drums, yet you don’t have to hit any skins. Instead, the kit […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Robo Chef will cause a stir in the kitchen

Moley Robotics from London has revealed a prototype robot for helping out in the kitchen. The Robo Chef robot can cause quite a stir and it was shown off at the industrial technology trade fair, Hannover Messe, in Germany. [Image Courtesy of Moley Robotics] Robo Chef is a robot that can cook up a meal from scratch and it learns as it captures the movements made by a human when they are preparing a meal. The movements are turned into commands and these drive the robots hands. The 2011 BBC Masterchef champion, Tim Anderson, is training the Robo Chef to […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

10TB SSD available cheaper thanks to NAND technology

You will soon be able to put huge amounts of memory into your computer thanks to NAND technology developed by Intel and Toshiba. The companies have revealed 3D NAND memory chips which are stacked in layers, which mean they can hold more data than the chips with single planes that are out now. [Image Courtesy of Engadget] Toshiba have revealed that they are working on the first 48 layer NAND chip in the world with a 16GB chip that boosts reliability and speed. At the moment they are giving engineering samples to manufacturers but the general public will have to […]