Category: Tech

Dubai debuts first ever solar-powered abra at AI Jaddaf

Solar-powered abra

Dubai is well known for its swanky architecture and larger than life living style. And they make it a point to be at the forefront of technology laden innovations which enrich people’s life. Apparently they are also taking environmental conservation seriously, and one good example of it is the solar-powered abra they just introduced to the world. Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has given the city’s oldest transportation a clean energy upgrade.
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Segway One S1– Self-balancing, single-wheel ride to be unveiled at CES 2017

Segway One S1Segway Inc. is well known as a leading provider of electric personal transportation. The company had begun with its quest to deliver new generation personal mobility devices in 2001 and now it has penetrated into various markets including law-enforcement. In November, Segaway in collaboration with Ninebot had announced the One S1- a single-wheel mobility device for pre-sale exclusively on Amazon for $749.
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Radio Garden – This interactive globe streams music with a spin

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Music is one universal language that connects us all. And in this tech savvy world it is not hard to listen to music which might have originated thousands of miles away from your current location. That’s the power of internet radio, music streaming websites and of course Youtube. It’s almost Christmas time, and people are already finding reasons to get drenched in the holiday spirit. Amidst all this, The Atlantic, Radio Garden is giving people a new way to listen to worldwide radio stations.
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Researchers develop robotic hand having the feeling of pain

Robotic hand with feeling of pain

We have come to a point where robots look so convincing you’ll look twice to confirm. But what about their ability to feel things like us? That is a complicated ability which requires a lot of research. Giving us all a new way to look at future robots who’ll look, behave and feel just like humans, Cornell have developed an advanced robotic hand. Headed by Robert Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and principal investigator of Organic Robotics Lab, the robotic hand has feelings in its limbs.
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Finger swipes on phone screen will power its guts – MSU’s innovation for energizing gadgets

MSU innovation

The need for finding an endless resource to power new day gadgets is the craving of every leading research center in the world. That one magic material which will provide us with an abundant resource of power, enough to keep our gadgets charged for weeks even months. Well, Michigan State University engineering researchers have taken a detour and come-up with an ingenious way to charge phones, and could pave way for future mobile device charging mechanisms.
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Jetovator and Devin Super Tramp recreate Star Wars speeder-bikes scene for real

Star wars Speeder bikes
Jetovator,  a company that manufactures water-jet-skies, along with YouTube celeb Devin Super Tramp re-created the speeder-bike chase scene from the Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in real-life. The skies were heavily modified to give them appearance of the bikes featured in the movie.  The crew also tweaked some dirt-bike helmets for the pilots. Instead of jungle, the scene was shot over a water body. The team added special effects.   Everything worked perfectly. You should definitely watch the results in the following video: Read More…

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run: Must-have arcade game for your iPhone 7

Nintendo Super Mario Run

Alright, so it’s almost less than a week before your have the official Nintendo Super Mario Run game on your iPhone. The iOS app will launch on 15 December 2016, and already there is hype over this arcade running adventure game. Since, Mario has been the popular game of the 90s, the nostalgic feeling of playing it on your mobile device is making everyone go wild.
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RokBlok – World’s smallest vinyl record player with wireless speakers

RokBlok Record Player 2

San Francisco-based concept company Pink Donut is offering RokBlok to backers on Kickstarter, which the maker claims to be the world’s smallest wireless vinyl record player. It can play records anywhere on almost any surface that can hold a vinyl record because it plays records by lightly riding on top of them instead of working like traditional gramophone. That means, it doesn’t need a specific surface to hold a record and it can be carried in pocket. In brief, it’s a small box that plays records when placed over the records and connects wirelessly to bluetooth speakers or headphones.  It’ll work anywhere within a range of 30 feet. Read More…