Monthly Archives: July 2014
The looming release of Moto 360 smartwatch has been highly anticipated. Together with Samsung Galaxy Gear and LG G watch, these are what Google earlier stated that are “huge assortment of smartwatches” to be available soon”.
Among Android watches , Moto 360 is by far the only one with a circular screen which makes it still look like a classic timepiece. And of course it is more comfortable to wear compared to other rectangular wearables.
A new crowdfunding at Indiegogo features an interesting small and interactive two-wheeled robot called Droidles . Judging from the way it looks, it is just an ordinary toy. Or maybe a little charming for kids . But this 3D printed device is enabled with open source hardware and firmware allowing even amateur programmers to learn new robotics.
In a blog statement, Jay Hurley, the lead developer said ” A cloud network will allow Droidles to share code, grow or evolve new abilities,” . The robot is also equipped with a music engine and LED lights to enhance the sense that Droidles are communicating with their user and other robots.
For only $89.00, you get to create your own robot and webpage where you can view, edit and experiment with their personality programs, share programs with other users, and try out programs made by other users, created by other Droidles, or generated by the cloud service.
Amazon’s first smartphone is finally out today. Basically, it is the world’s largest online store packed in a gadget . And there’s more about Fire phone that it wants to show off.
Online shopping has never been easier with instant access to Amazon’s extensive portal and the help of Firefly. Firefly is essentially scanning app you can use to compare prices. By just clicking a specific button, it can scan, identify bar codes, business cards and various products among the 100 million items available- books, movies, music and pretty much anything you like. It can also recognize sound, including music and scenes in movies and TV shows. Then just click and purchase right away.
Being constantly connected to the internet has become more of a need. Even when people are traveling in the sky.
A recent survey conducted by Honeywell Aerospace, a major supplier of in-flight connectivity hardware, between June 6 and June 19, 2014, among 1,045 Americans age 18 and over who have used in-flight Wi-Fi are clamoring for even faster connections and are willing to even pay more for it or encounter inconveniences. Here are some of the most surprising behaviors of the connected passengers.
Imagine a smartwatch that fits perfectly in your wrist. Or a smartphone as slim as a credit card. That could soon be a reality. At least, that’s what this new startup hopes.
Imprint Energy has developed a bendable, long lasting and rechargeable battery that will lead to new developments of wearable electronics.