If you switch on a laptop or a phone that was switched off at a stretch for a long time after a full recharge, you will find that it doesn’t contain full charge. So where did the charge go? For long time researchers have been trying to find out an appropriate and acceptable answer of this question and now the researchers at the US Department of Energy claim that they have found why rechargeable batteries lose charge.
Batteries play a very important role in electronic devices. Researchers are trying to make an affordable and environmentally friendly battery out of sand. It is being touted that such sand-based lithium ion batteries will outperform standard by up to 300%.
We often use network devices to connect multiple electronic devices at a time for different purposes. But lately, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has revealed that the networked devices waste 400 terawatt-hours of energy annually.
Now a days, robots are being deployed to almost every sectors. Lately a professor has unveiled the world’s first solar-powered robot in Australia. The robot is called Ladybird and it’s been designed for farms to collect data on pests and plant disease, pick weeds, and someday even harvest crops.
Until now, NASA has sent very few robots to Mars, but none of these can create 3D infrastructure of the red planet. Therefore, NASA is now building robots that will be able to create 3D infrastructure of Mars.
Over the years, Tesla Motors has repeatedly demonstrated that it’s like no other auto company in terms of innovation an design. Now, the company is making yet another unprecedented move by opening up its patents to everyone.
FIFA World Cup 2014 is just around the corner, quite possibly one of the most talked about sports events of this year. To keep tabs on the schedule of the World Cup, here is an easy way of adding the entire schedule of the event to your Google Calendar.
Now a days, big thing are coming in small packages, thanks to science and technology. And this might be the best example of the saying – London-based university student George Mabey has created such a scooter which can be folded up to the size of an A4 piece of paper!
With the rapid integration of technology into our daily lives, it is only natural to see education evolving along the same lines. South Africa is now aiming to be at the forefront of this change, planning to make schools textbook-free in an entire province.
Apple’s iOS platform is typically touted for its heightened security when compared to other platforms such as Android. However, iOS has its share of vulnerabilities. The latest among these is a lockscreen passcode vulnerability which is present in iOS 7.1.1 devices.
You guys already seen enough of guesses on what to expect from this WWDC 14. Lets look at all the facts, instead of wild imagination and fantasy, lets see what we are not going to see from Mascone Center, just few hours later.
Birdsnap is developed by a team of researchers from Columbia University which can identify a bird species from a picture. User can also explore different species. It automatically detect visually similar species and it also able to make suggestions to distinguished among them.
Boston Dynamics’ Cheetah was known as the world’s fastest robot on Earth and MIT Cheetah was known as the second fastest robot on Earth. But Florida-based company Robotics Unlimited has made a new robot called OutRunner. The company claims it is the world’s fastest robot.
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