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3 ways smartphones are helping us with more than ever before

best fitness apps

It’s only a decade since the iPhone came into our lives and, at the time, most of us couldn’t have imagined that in just a few years we’d be organizing our lives through these pocket-sized devices or their Android counterparts. Today, though, even the most non-tech-savvy amongst us can now do pretty much everything they need with their phone. Let’s take a look at just a few of the apps that have drastically changed the way we do things.

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Stormfall: Liberate your people from evil lords

Stormfall - Age of War

Do you like MMORTS? If so, then Stormfall can be your choice. This game is a time-based MMORTS game, which means it takes place in a specific time sequence. This game is similar to Travian, as supplemented by the army, war equipment, resources, quests, and various elements of RPG. Stormfall talks about a region, called Darkshine, who experienced the chaos of the battle between the Lords to fight the remnants of the Empire. On the other hand, the common people were frustrated and kept waiting for a hero who will stabilize the empire and protect them from suppression of the nobility. It is a theme that is quite interesting because we take on the role as a liberator for commoners.

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World’s first – Cancer surgery live streamed to public using VR headsets

Medical Realities cnacer surgery in VR using VR headsets

For the first time in medical history a live operation got streamed on VR glasses and anyone could watch it on their Samsung Gear VR or Goggle Cardboard VR headset. The operation of a 70 year old patient took place yesterday and the man behind this daring project ‘Medical Realities’ is Shafi Ahmed who performed the surgery at the Royal London NHS hospital in the UK at 1PM BST (8AM ET). Surgeons operated the patient suffering from cancer of the colon and 360 degree view of the operating theater made the VR viewers experience the surgery as if they were present at that moment.
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MyShake app gives you extra few seconds before a major earthquake

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Natural disasters, particularly earthquakes are the most feared thing in this world as they strike without notice. Detecting earthquakes has been a major subject of study and researchers world over have dedicated their lives for doing so. There is no doubt how smartphones can play a pivotal role in detecting earthquakes owing to their advanced sensors. Exploring that capability has already been researched by University of Houston and National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Italy. Now researchers at the UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory have taken those finding forward and developed an app for smartphones which records even the slightest of tremors and helps in formulating a prediction pattern for the future.
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Breitling Exospace B55 reinvents the meaning of connected watch

Breitling Exospace B55 Chronograph

At Baselworld 2015 there were many noticeable watches to come to the foray and one of them was the Breitling Exospace B55. The watch is now officially available for purchase and you can call it a hybrid watch and smartwatch. The reason for that being, it has primary watch functions and you can say added smartwatch connected functions. Targeted solely towards aviation professionals, the Swiss watch is connected with your smartphone via Bluetooth (not powered by Android OS) and gives you basic notifications including mails, SMS, WhatsApp, incoming calls or calendar alerts.
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Breathe your way to good health with Zenytime’s tiny sensor and mobile games

zenytime breathing sensor from smartphones

Following the success of driving and flying simulators that have proven a boon to new age drivers and pilots; an Arizona-based startup Zenytime is developing breathing-based games to help people remain fit and healthy. The company claims, conscious and controlled breathing can lead to low stress level, strong immune system and better cardiovascular health, among other things. To allow people to breathe in a controlled and conscious manner, Zenytime has developed a little sensor, which allows players to play games in a dedicated app using their breath. Read More…

Track a football’s history with embedded microchip called gametag

gametag micro-chip football

Until now, a lengthy and expensive process is utilized to analyze collectable footballs, but in order to provide fans and football collectors an easier way to analyze footballs – Big Game USA and Prova Group have collaborated and developed smart chip to authenticate and track footballs. Dubbed gametag, the chip can be embedded into the football to track its life, history and authenticity. Read More…

Therm-App lens attachment turns Android phone into night vision camera


Do you fancy how efficiently snakes hunt their prey in the dark? Well, if you are an Android user, you could soon have the same night vision and infrared heat sensing ability (like snakes) thanks to Opgal Optronics’ Therm-App thermal imaging camera. Therm-App is compatible with Android devices running Jelly Bean 4.1 or upwards and turns them into a thermal imaging camera with enhanced long range night vision and high resolution thermography. Read More…

NASA rocket scientist quits job to make cool smartphone actuated Halloween props

Digital Dudz iWound costume

Halloween will bring loads of fun and some creepy looking props that may scare some just like the Halloween Ghost Quad. We found yet another interesting Halloween prop that is tech savvy and looks pretty darn scary even in the day time. Created by a NASA rocket scientist Mark Rober, who quit his job to make this Halloween costume under the brand name Digital Dudz, this has to be one of the most interesting Halloween costume. The props offered by Digital Dudz are made from latex material and designed to hold any kind of smartphone that shows the scary visualization combined with the physical make-up.
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Elysium memorial spacecraft provides space funeral at just $2000

Memorial spaceflight service on Elysium memorial spacecraft

Nobody knows what happens after one dies, does the energy take another physical form or we simply waste our time in post death ceremonies morning for the deceased? This mystery will remain an unsolved query but since we are emotionally driven beings, having funeral ceremonies gives us a sense of warmth as we assume that the dead person is in another world all happy and satisfied. Some people go to great extents to show their love and in remembrance of the loved one, slashing out huge sum of money to make sure the deceased remains happy for eternity and probably in next life. One such example of memorial actions is sending the ashes of deceased into space but that costs a hell lot and can only be afforded by the superrich. But Elysium Space, a start-up based in San Francisco has other plans as it offers Memorial Spaceflight Services to its customers at just $2000 USD.
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