With higher skyscrapers comes the need to travel in a faster lift. Hitachi aims to fulfill this need by creating the world’s fastest lift for a skyscraper in Guangzhou, China. This lift’s speeds will go as high as 72 km/h.
Cloud storage has become fairly critical to our data-centric digital lives these days. A new entrant in the cloud storage industry has now come up with an extraordinary offer: iDrive is offering 50 GB of cloud storage space to iOS users for a mere $0.99 for a year.
Until now, Apple has followed a fairly strict policy of releasing its OS X betas only to its registered developers. The company is now changing this policy, making OS X beta downloads available to non-developers as well.
Wireless charging has been gaining slow but steady traction in the tech world. While wireless charging for smartphones is still a relatively rare practice, Korean researchers have created a brilliant new wireless charging system which can charge smartphones from 5 meters away.
We have been reporting about a redesign of the Twitter Profiles. After a beta rollout to a limited number of viewers, Twitter has finally made the new Profiles available for everyone. To activate your new profile, read the instructions below.
Autistic children can be very shy in their interactions and engaging their interest at school can be tough. But Topcliffe Primary in Birmingham is doing an excellent job at this by using two friendly robots. These robots can have conversations with autistic kids and play games as well.
Every now and then, scientists across the world are discovering unknown but, precious things. And lately, some scientists have discovered a new mineral in Western Australia. According to those scientists, this mineral is “unique.”
Some people are better at learning different and new languages than others. A U.S. military test has long been used to identify such individuals and now such a test may soon be made available to the general public.
As yet another cinematic adaption of Steve Jobs’ life story is being prepared, chances are that Leonardo DiCaprio may get to play Jobs’ role. Previously, numerous sources suggested that Christian Bale may act the part of Jobs but that seems unlikely now.
Microsoft acquired Nokia’s devices and services businesses a while ago. While the deal is still to met regulatory approval in Asia, reports have it that the division, previously called Nokia Oyj, will soon be rebranded as Microsoft Mobile Oy.
Google Glass users who have an Android device have long been able to read their text messages on Glass screen. The search giant is due to roll out an update soon which would allow iOS users to enjoy a similar functionality on their Glass units.
What could possibly cause a star to periodically increase its illumination when an object passes before? Lately, NASA has mentioned that it has found a dead star called a White Dwarf acting as a magnifying glass in space.
Lately, a very interesting experiment has been done. A helium balloon was tethered to the floor of a minivan. While the minivan started moving, the balloon’s behavior seemed something different. See the video for yourself – I bet, you won’t regret it.
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