A newly surfaced patent that is speculated to be for Apple’s upcoming iWatch shows some new details about the device. Continue reading
Almost anyone that has tried to cancel cable service, wireless service, or a gym membership knows how difficult it can be to do over the phone, but a recent call to Comcast by one customer might take the cake for the worst of them all. Ryan Block, formerly of Engadget and now at AOL, called Comcast to cancel his service, but instead of politely obliging and going ahead with his request, the representative on the line insisted on taking him through a circular argument to find out the reason why he was canceling service. Continue reading
In the two years since we launched the current Raspberry Pi Model B, we’ve often talked about our intention to do one more hardware revision to incorporate the numerous small improvements people have been asking for. This isn’t a “Raspberry Pi 2?, but rather the final evolution of the original Raspberry Pi. Today, I’m very pleased to be able to announce the immediate availability, at $35 – it’s still the same price, of what we’re calling the Raspberry Pi Model B+.
After Star Wars was released, everybody wanted to control the force. Who wouldn’t after watching Vader force-choke Imperial officer Conan Antonio Motti or Yoda moving Luke’s X-Wing from the swamp? While we’re not even remotely close to that kind of force control (everyone has to start off as a Padawan), Canadian company Thalmic Labs has given us control over our electronics.
Despite sluggishness in the global display market, Samsung and LG are aiming to maintain their leadership in displays by coming up with next generation products like the ones that wowed audiences in sci-fi flicks such as 2002’s “Minority Report.”
By combining the smart glasses with an electroencephalography (EEG) headset, the software makes it possible to take a picture without moving a muscle. Continue reading
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key material: sand. Yes, sand. Continue reading
The Chinese cyberattack group Deep Panda has compromised national security think tanks using sophisticated techniques designed to steal confidential data concerning US foreign policy, according to security researchers at CrowdStrike. Continue reading