Samsung Hints September 3 Release of Galaxy Note 4

Watch out iPhone 6, Note 4 will be unveiled a few day earlier.

Samsung has recently sent a teasing press invite with caption “READY? NOTE THE DATE!” The September “Unpacked” event will be held simultaneously in 3 cities – New York, Berlin and Beijing. The launch is in tradition with previous announcement of Note 3 last year at IFA Berlin .

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The new device  is anticipated to have a 5.7-inch screen, will feature a more premium feel  using metail in its casing,  minimum 32GB of storage, built-in water resistance and fingerprint scanner to unlock the device like S4. If the new jumbo smartphone is to follow last year’s arrangement, it could be available for market by September 24.

You Can Now Download A Movie in Less Than A Second

Good news errant downloaders. You can now download a 1GB movie in 0.2 milliseconds ( given your computer can keep up ).

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have reclaimed a world record for  data transfer  when it managed to transfer fully 43 terabits per second by using single multi-core optical fibre, which was developed by Japanese firm Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT).

The previous record was held since 2011 by the Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie in Germany, who created a network able to reach speeds of 32 terabits per second.

Hilarious Encounter With An Apple Employee

We had a a rather amusing  encounter with an Apple employee yesterday. For starter, its not often that you stumble upon somebody who works for the most valuable  brand in the world. And everyone was pleased to welcome a visitor from Austin, Texas. Immediately after he introduced himself, I could see the spark in everyone’s eyes. Of course, it was a perfect opportunity to ask a very important question.

You guessed it right, we  asked him about the upcoming iPhone 6.  What else could we ask about?  It is the most anticipated smartphone release of 2014. And the most profitable product of Apple.

Is it true that there will be 2 versions : 4.7 and 5.5 inches? Will the display be made of sapphire glass? His answer startled most of us. But not me. He just simply said “To be honest, I have no idea. Of course he could not tell even if he knows something. He must adhere to the iCode of silence in the highly secretive culture in Apple.

What’s Unique With Moto 360 Smartwatch?

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.moto 360

Droidles, Tiny 3D Printed Robot

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.droidles

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.