Apple was the first company to bring the fingerprint scanning technology to a popular consumer device. Samsung is following suit but it has also opened up the biometric technology to others such as PayPal.
Google has unveiled a neat way of pushing its Glass Explorer units into the hands of a larger audience. On April 15, the company says, it will make the device available for purchase to all U.S. residents.
Smartphone batteries, their consumption and the time it takes to recharge them are issues that come with the territory. StoreDot has now come up with a new charger that can notch up the battery of your handset to 100% in a mere 30 seconds.
U.S. armed forces tend to be the earliest users of many of the major and significant technological innovation. The same now goes for Google Glass which is currently being beta-tested by the Air Force for possible battlefield use.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have made a new atomic clock NIST-F2, which they claim, is the world’s most accurate clock and won’t miss a second for 300 million years.
Until now, Kickstarter has successfully funded many cool ideas. At present, a Mirco 3D printer is seeking fund for $50,000 goal via Kickstarter and the buzzing news is, the Micro 3D Printer project reached its goal within 11 minutes after launch!
Many companies have been attempting to offer the functionality of a projector within a smartphone. Conplex International has now gone hard-core on the notion by offering MagicOn Ayane, a projector phone.
During a talk show, musician Will.i.am revealed that he had made a smartwatch that can make/receive phone calls without being connected to a smartphone. The smartwatch will be launched it in July of this year.
Microsoft has been touting the heightened security of its latest console, the Xbox One. A 5 year old kid, though, was able to crack right through that security, an accomplishment that was formally acknowledged by Microsoft.
Sony unveiled Xperia Z1 at IFA 2013. Since then, many people had been waiting for the LTE version of this smartphone. And the good news is lately, Sony has released the LTE version (unlocked) of Xperia Z1 in the U.S.
Microsoft launched Office for iPad on March 27 and it seems like within a week, it has garnered over attraction of people. Yesterday, Microsoft announced via Twitter that until April 3, Microsoft Office for iPad was downloaded more than 12 million times.
Microsoft is pulling the plug on Windows XP this month. To send out a final dose of support to the users of Windows XP, Microsoft has readied security patches which will take care of many ‘Critical’ issues.
Check out our coverage of Pechas Game Studio’s latest release ‘Grid Puzzle’, which is an efficient way to train your brain while having fun. The game is based on an ancient logic puzzle, and is expected to be one of the most successful apps of this year!
Microsoft is shuttering Windows XP in April this year. Once this happens, there will no longer be any security updates for the OS. Anticipating this, a Japanese bank has now upgraded 30,000 of its terminals from Windows XP to Windows 8.
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