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Wearable technology jacket being developed by Google and Levi’s

Wearable technology jacket being developed by Google and Levi’s

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The idea is to create touch sensitive clothing that will allow a wearer to control his or her smartphone. The Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group at Google is now joining forces with Levi’s in order to create a wearable technology jacket that will be touch sensitive and will use the specially designed and conductive fabric developed by Project Jacquard. The fabric is made by a special type of yarn that brings together … Read entire article »

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Top Google IO 2016 announcements recap

Top Google IO 2016 announcements recap

This enormous annual event came with a long list of exciting news about what’s happening with the company. It’s that time of year again and the Google IO 2016 – the main annual developer conference held by the tech giant – was once again filled with the company’s biggest announcements about the new and upcoming. Many of the announcements were predicted by those who have been following closely, but there were surprises, too. The predictions about the Google … Read entire article »

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The mobile phones and brain cancer risk controversy continues with a new study

The mobile phones and brain cancer risk controversy continues with a new study

Research taking 30 years of data into consideration and that was conducted in Australia produced surprising results. According to the results of a study looking into mobile phones and brain cancer risk, there is no link between the use of a cellular telephone and any changes in the chances of developing a tumor inside the skull. The research found that despite widespread use of cell phones in Australia for three decades, tumors haven’t increased. The researchers from the … Read entire article »

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Researchers unveil flexible 3D smartphone called ReFlex

Researchers unveil flexible 3D smartphone called ReFlex

A team at Queen’s University in Canada now have the first full-color, high-res bendable mobile phone. The Human Media Lab from Queen’s University in Canada has now unveiled a prototype flexible 3D smartphone that they have named the ReFlex and that has become the first mobile device in the world to be high resolution, full-color and able to display three dimensional images. At the same time, the team behind the ReFlex also announced its HoloFlex smartphone. The HoloFlex … Read entire article »

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Time’s 50 Most Influential Gadgets list places the iPhone at the top

Time’s 50 Most Influential Gadgets list places the iPhone at the top

The publication has said that no tech device has ever had a greater impact on the world than the Apple smartphone. Time magazine has now released its list of the devices it has listed among its 50 Most Influential Gadgets of all time and the iPhone has been given the very top position as having the greatest impact on the way people live their daily lives including both work and playtime. The publication named that smartphone over … Read entire article »

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Smartphone battery technology that lasts for life accidentally found by scientists

Smartphone battery technology that lasts for life accidentally found by scientists

Researchers have discovered a nanowire-based material that will allow for hundreds of thousands of recharges. Scientists in California have now come up with a type of smartphone battery technology material that uses nanowires and that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times before wearing out. This opens up the potential for new computer and mobile device batteries that could last a lifetime. In fact, while many consumers would be able to benefit from this discovery as a … Read entire article »

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QR codes on toddler shoes steal the spotlight at Geneva Inventions Show

QR codes on toddler shoes steal the spotlight at Geneva Inventions Show

When you take into account that other exhibits included a lovemaking couch, that’s quite an achievement. One exhibitor at the Geneva Inventions Show did a great job of featuring the potential of QR codes, this year, as the toddler shoes appeared to draw even more attention than a sofa that could automatically transform into a surface better designed for spur of the moment hanky-panky. The toddler shoes featured quick response codes designed to help bring lost kids … Read entire article »

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HIV infected children can benefit from mobile technology

HIV infected children can benefit from mobile technology

A new program has been designed to use mobile devices to be able to bring hope to these patients. Global HIV specialist company, VIIV Healthcare, has now made an announcement in conjunction with its global partners with regards to the launch of a new program using mobile technology to assist children who have been infected. The program in Lesotho is called “Mobilizing HIV Identification and Treatment” (MHIT). Among the partners in this mobile technology project are the Elton … Read entire article »

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