Author: Gaurav

How smartphones are making us wise with money saving

Save money with smartphone

Everything you touch these days has a smart element to it. From your mobile phone and tablet to the lights in your home or the keys in your pocket, the world around us is now more intelligent than ever. In a nutshell, your smartphone gives you access to a myriad of services and one of those is saving money. By tapping into online services, collating data and sharing information, smartphones make it easier for us to get more value out of everyday tasks and the end result is more money in your pocket. With this in mind, we’ve picked out three tech innovations that are helping homeowners, consumers and travelers make smarter decisions and, therefore, save some cash.
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MB&F Astrograph pen inspired by the dream of space travel

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Yes, we are obsessed with horological machines, especially the ones by MB&F. Taking a detour from their usual routine of creating timepieces which are unique and inspired from unrelated things, this time around the Swiss manufacturer has come-up with something interesting.
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Starry Sky Envelopes – Miniature planetarium for light polluted cities

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Are you always fascinated by the starry sky? Intrigued by what’s out there and how expansive the universe actually is? Then you’ve landed at the right place. This might sound strange, but for star gazers it is the perfect thing to get hold of. The Starry Sky Envelopes are developed keeping in mind urban areas where artificial lighting is so intense that seeing the stars is a bit of a rare event.
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smrtFOB: A smart accessory to juice-up all your gadgets on the go


We all have gadgets, and they require battery power. The juice can max out at times when you need it the most, and it is not possible to have a charging outlet or power banks at all times. But what you can always keep with you is a key fob that bails you out. This is smrtFOB, a practical gadget which is designed for everyday use, and it solves most of your needs. Designed by a Monreal-based company, the accessory is up on Kickstarter for funding, and so far it looks on track for mass production.
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Hard Rock Café Racer – Modified Harley Davidson exudes the spirit of rock and roll

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It has to be nirvana when music and fast rides come together. I say this because renowned US restaurant Hard Rock Café is going to add a custom Harley Davidson to the collection of their rock and roll relics. Just have a look at this machine in steampunk feel, exhibit the charm of musical instruments. Yes folks, this cruise bike designed by polish custom bike company Game Over Cycles (GOC) is something you can’t take your eyes off.
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How to take your digital memories along when moving to a new place

How to take your digital memories along when moving to a new place

Moving to a new apartment, you would like to take with you all of your belongings. Your furniture and appliances are a must of course, and so are your mementoes. While sorting through your possessions, you come across many old, forgotten things, such as old school yearbooks and photo albums, your vinyl record collection and vintage photographs handed down to you by your parents.

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Valve VR controller prototypes spotted at Steam Dev Days

Valve VR Controllers

The complexion of experiencing virtual reality is already changing with the announcement of Oculus Touch controllers. Now, Valve has followed suite revealing its VR controller prototypes at the Steam Dev Days conference in Seattle. The VR controllers strap onto your hand to provide tactical feedback and initiate input. Using natural muscle memory, these controllers mimic in-game movements of throwing –picking objects or holding guns and taking shots at the enemy.
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Oculus Touch controller lends added dimension of realism to virtual reality

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Battle for the best VR headset is getting stiff by the day with all major players trying to improve their design. Oculus has inched forward gradually with its winning Oculus Rift headset, and they have made some major improvements to the Touch controller seen last year. They have reached a point where the VR headset controller is going to land in the hands of consumers come December 6, 2016. Yes, Oculus Touch controller is up for pre-order and it is one major development in the arena of VR gaming.
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MIT researchers develop furry wetsuit inspired by beavers

Furry wetsuit by MIT

Nature inspires everything manmade, and that inspiration isn’t going to die down. Researchers at MIT derive inspiration for a number of inventions from nature, and this research follows suite. Anette (Peko) Hosoi, a professor of mechanical engineering and associate head of the department at MIT along with co-authors Alice Nasto (lead author and graduate student) postdoc José Alvarado, and applied mathematics instructor Pierre-Thomas Brun are developing a wetsuit inspired by semiaquatic hairy mammals.
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Apple AirPods never looked so cool!

Apple Airpods

Apple launched its wireless earpods at the Apple event last month. They call them the AirPods, and the blogosphere has been quite critical about their existence. Apple claimed some really unique innovations that make these earpods special, but as the reviewers found out, the wireless earpods are not a great deal extra. Their design is taking the onslaught of critical reviews who term them as nothing out of the extraordinary. Some have even compared them with cigarette butts and tampons.
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