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Posted by Alyn Wallace

DeB lets you control your home through your phone

In 1990 the web browser was invented and changed the world by enabling us to interact with the many web sites connected to the World Wide Web. Today, Xped’s breakthrough technology, the Device Browser, enables us to interact with a new generation of device, irrespective of its type or brand. Just install the Device Browser App (DeB) on an NFC smartphone, simply tap to a device and it is instantly controlled and monitored from in or out of the home. During a split second NFC tap, data is transferred to establish a secure wireless network and render a user interface. At […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Click Your Heels To Escape Bad Situations With “Dorothy”

Remember the movie “The Wizard of Oz” when Dorothy clicks her heels three times, repeating “There’s no place like home”? How useful would that be during a horrible date or any other unpleasant situation where you just wish someone would call you to get you out? Well, there is a new gadget made to give any mortal that same power. Inspired by the story of the “Wizard of Oz”, IStrategy Labs thought of an easy and practical way to get you out of such awkward situations. They created “Dorothy,” and App that connects to the “Ruby”, a small Bluetooth connected device […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Electricity grows on trees in Israel thanks to the eTree

The old saying that money doesn’t grow on trees is unfortunately correct but when it comes to electricity growing on trees a company from Israel decided to make it reality. Sologic came up with the eTree, a tree-like structure with solar panel leaves which doubles as a meeting spot and a place to recharge electronic devices and connect to the internet. [Image Courtesy of Sologic] The eTree is part of a social-environmental enterprise along with being an ecological sculpture. The company behind it wants to promote awareness of the environment and sustainability by bonding the environment and community together. [Image Courtesy […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Google Nanobots Go Inside Your Body To Detect Cancer And Other Diseases

Google recently announced an innovative technology project on preventive medicine. The company plans to release a pill that, when swallowed, will release nano-particles capable of detecting diseases through the blood such as cancer and heart disease. The company has expanded its investment in the health department since partnering up with another company in the area to develop smart contact lenses that measure blood sugar levels helping people with diabetes. The idea of this project is to create a bracelet that will read the data measured and obtained by the nanobots. The information can be read by the user or sent directly […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

3-D Printing 101: A quick guide to the world of 3-D Printing.

3-D printing is no longer out of reach for the home user. With the technology maturing, prices are beginning to come down from their atmospheric highs and into the range of the everyday user. Much like computers, tablets, and mobile phones, 3-D printers can be found at your typical electronics store, or online from retailers like Amazon and Best Buy. Movers and Makers The Maker Movement has spawned an interest in creation at all levels. 3-D printing, once thought to be in the realm of science fiction or something from the far future, became a commercial reality only recently. Statista […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Researchers announce a battery that can charge in 2 minutes

Research scientists have announced a battery that is able to charge to around 70% of its capacity in just two minutes. The battery has an expected lifespan of around twenty years and if it arrives on the market it could change the electric industry from small devices like smartphones to bigger machines like electric vehicles. Researchers in Singapore have said that the battery lasts around ten times longer than batteries currently on the market. Current battery technology struggles when it comes to holding a charge as the battery gets older. Material scientists at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) developed the […]