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Detailed look at the newly launched Windows 10, what to expect?

windows_10

At a small press event in San Francisco, Microsoft executive unveiled the new operating system dubbed the Windows 10. The new OS is, as explained, a “natural step forward for both Windows and Windows Phone.” The Windows 10 combines Start Menu, with the icon-driven menu of Windows 7 and the colorful live tiles of the Windows 8 – features that adjust their behavior according to how you use the device. With the rebirth of Start Menu, Microsoft aims to win back users who criticized its exclusion in Windows 8. Read More…

Portal is a wearable smartphone with a flexible display

Portal is a wearable smartphone with a flexible display

Portal wearable smartphone with a flexible display

Wearable gadgets are trending like anything and there are numerous examples of intuitive wearable technology applications that are all set to revolutionize the gadget market. Portal by Arubixs is one flexible wearable smartphone that will remind of all the sci-fi movies with the fancy electronics fit for altering the climax. Deemed as flexible, shatterproof, waterproof (up to 10 meters) and made from the new age electronic components, this wearable smartphone is on a mission to eliminate all the anomalies with current day smartphones and mobile devices. This new age wearable phone made from resistive Kevlar material is targeted for geeks, professionals and active individuals who like to flaunt their gadgets like a piece of jewelry, and for good reasons too.
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Dodow: A natural solution that helps you get to sleep

Dodow sleep device by LIVLAB

Dodow sleep device by LIVLAB

One out of six people has difficulty falling asleep. There can be lots of reasons associated with it such as busy schedules, hectic lifestyles, stress, tiredness and many more. As we all know sleep is one of the most important factor related to the well-being of a human both mentally as well as physically. There are lots of methods and natural solutions such as therapies, relaxation therapy, yoga and meditation that can help a person with his sleeping disorder. However, all these methods are costly and requires a long period of time to work efficiently. Therefore, a French startup called LIVLAB have come up with an innovative and natural solution to help people get to sleep.
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BlackBerry Passport smartphone comes with square display and touch-enabled keyboard

BlackBerry Passport smartphone

BlackBerry Passport smartphone

BlackBerry has officially unveiled their latest BlackBerry Passport smartphone for 649 euros. Announced at simultaneous events in London, Toronto and Dubai, the new smartphone comes with a large square 4.5-inch display. It provides an amazing viewing and reading experience and is specifically designed for better web browsing, reading, apps, editing and maps experience. To make things better, the BlackBerry Passport features a physical keyboard that offers more typing accuracy and leaves more screen space for viewing. The keyboard is touch- enabled too, thus a user can perform certain functions such as scrolling web pages, typing through flicking and sliding along the keys to move the cursor.
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iPhone6 Plus Bendgate issue bugging Apple like hell!

Apple iPhone 6 BentGate issue

After much hue, cry and pun about the iPhone 6 Plus Bendgate, Apple has now decided to look into the matter more seriously. After much insult worldwide with random people, news channels, competing brands like Samsung and LG or even the non-competing brands like Nestle KitKat making internet fun of the Bendgate issue, Apple has now come out and cleared the issues. However disgruntled fans aren’t biting off the Apple pie that seems to be put forth by the electronics giant.
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World’s first live concert with 3D printed instruments held in Sweden

World’s First 3D Printed Live Concert

World’s First 3D Printed Live Concert

Olaf Diegel, a professor at Lund University in Sweden is a well-known figure when it comes to the creation of 3D printed musical instruments. His 3D printing work includes guitars, a keyboard, drum kits and recently he has completed the very first 3D printed saxophone. However, his work isn’t limited to construction process of these unique musical instruments, recently he produced the world’s first musical concert that was performed using 3D printed musical instruments. Featuring band members from the University’s Malmö Academy of Music, the concert took place at the Lund University.

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Oculus Crescent Bay: Next gen VR headset immerses you in augmented reality

Oculus Crescent Bay Prototype

Oculus Crescent Bay Prototype

Oculus Rift virtual reality headset has been around for couple of years now and it has really impressed the proponents of augmented reality hardware. So much that a company like Facebook couldn’t resist to buy Oculus VR for a staggering amount. Now to step up the game even further, Oculus VR has come up with the next improved prototype version of the headset dubbed as Crescent Bay at the Oculus Connect conference in Los Angeles. The new VR headset will have an improved display, better head tracking capability and audio aesthetics for an immersive experience.
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U-Boat Worx’s ultra-compact Super Yacht Sub 3 fits on your superyacht

U-Boat Worx Super Yacht Sub 3

Even if you have poured in millions of Dollars to get aboard a superyacht, there is a limitation to the way you can enjoy the marine life – you’ll have to be a seasoned diver to relish the marine life to it length and breath. With the purpose to provide every person (who can afford) an opportunity to explore deep waters more easily, Dutch submersible manufacturer U-Boat Worx has developed the Super Yacht Sub 3. A submersible vehicle, the Super Yacht Sub 3 is designed primarily to fit inside a vast majority of superyachts, opening new prospects for on board guest for deep sea exploration. Read More…

Octobot looks surprisingly real as it swims in the Mediterranean Sea

Octobot underwater robot

We, human as innovators have always tried to take inspiration from nature and sometimes completely emulate the creatures for some functionality. The same is true for robotic creatures that we have been accustomed to seeing. This time around researchers have managed to imitate one of the most intelligent underwater creature, the octopus. D. Tsakiris from the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH (Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas) in Heraklion, Greece and his team have managed to make a robotic Octopus vulgaris, dubbed Octobot which has silicone arms and attached web that propels it like a real creature in the water.
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Spaxels – Fleet of Quadcopters spell-bound with their 3D light show

Spaxels light painting quadcopters by Ars Electronica

Quadcopters can be used for n number of tasks; right from surveillance to rescue operations. But the team of robotics over at Ars Electronica have given them a new dimension of light painting art too. Called as Spaxels, you might take the swarm of these 30 quadcopters for UFOs, as they take to the skies in pitch dark to create complex 3D shapes in the air. Although you cannot identify the art being put-forth by the naked eye, but later on when you see it on a camera with long exposure, the art comes to the forte.
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