This is a simple game made in 24 hours for the Microsoft Hack-a-Thon. The project uses an Arduino, Bluetooth module and Android phone. The project won first place in the hardware division and first overall. Check it out, it's pretty cool what these guys pulled off.
Google has confirmed that its next-gen lineup of upcoming Chromebooks will be powered by Intel Haswell processors - boasting extended battery life and improved performance compared to earlier models.
We've orgasmatron'd ourselves into a stupor over Chromecast, but we still have four TiVo boxes lying around the house, one is out of use, and one is even a TiVo Premier HD, or some such crap.
If Google starts to get really evil its redemption will come from having given us Chromecast. This $11 piece of hardware should, unless the world is insane, kill the attached computing display for ever. Because, we should never have to lug around a laptop, or set up a room with a projector or a TV for meetings, or even have to go through the nightmare that is Hulu Plus on Tivo Premier.
We decided to go old school when we saw this ranking for the best computer cases for airflow. So many memories. Good times. It made us nostalgic for the days when size mattered. When power mattered and you could roast a turkey in a high-end rig.
Teenage freshman at Stanford has a project that uses Google Glass to help people with autism to read another person's emotions. Autism is characterized by deficiencies in social interaction, emotional and non-verbal communication.
According to a report in Medical Daily:
Well, the Europeans, especially the Germans, are not taking the whole NSA thing lightly. They are not happy. But, real hackers claim it is all a publicity stunt and no one is going to be really safe. We are all doomed to being snooped.
Two of the largest ISPs in Germany are going to encrypt emails in response to German consumer concerns about US intelligence snooping:
If you count the promise of a 3 month subscription to Netflix then, maybe. The buzz on Chromecast is strong. At $11 it is pointless not to buy one or put your order in right now. Somewhere, at some cable company, an executive is falling and no one is there to hear him crash.
Yes, endoscopy devices are really useful. Less invasive than traditional surgical procedures, and with the addition of more things like 3D cameras, they will turn you inside and out. There's a lot of hidden financial booty for companies working their way up your booty.
A new market research report from Lux Research highlights the dynamics of competitive wafer technologies in a pretty humongous business. I did not know that LED lights are the new bling.
ChargePoint – which claims to have the largest network of independently owned electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the world – just launched its CT4000 Series. It is designed to address two major issues – the cost of installation and the growing demand for charging spots. We are all for EVs. Yay environment!
Nvidia just launched the GeoInt Accelerator, a GPU-accelerated geospatial intelligence platform to enable security analysts to find actionable insights quicker and more accurately rom vast quantities of raw data, images and video. Sounds great to us.
There is a place in Microsoft where they like to hurt, torture and use extreme prejudice to eliminate their own devices.
The OpenACC API was developed to provide a vendor neutral platform for the fastest computers in the world. Now, it is supports AMD APUs and dGPUs.
NanoTech Entertainment is going to use the Nvidia Tegra 4 mobile processor as the basis for its new 4K Ultra HD players. It will incorporate 72 custom Nvidia GeForce GPU cores and the quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU.
French company Spotter is going to help the British Home Office identify sarcastic comments posted online.
According to research firm MarketsandMarkets, the Fuel Cell Technology Market will grow from an estimated $629.8 million in 2013 to $2,543.1 million by 2018, with a CAGR of 32.2% from 2013 to 2018.
Magisto introduced a new component of its patent-pending artificial intelligence technology that furthers its mission to forever improve the personal movie-making process: helping a movie 'make itself.'
A new data center in Lulea, Sweden, is an exemplar of the good Facebook is capable of. It is trying to do for hardware what Linux did for software. And it may be succeeding.
The $71 DMN918 Android PC-on-a-stick is equipped with two WiFi antennas and a Rockchip RK3188 ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core processor.