Monday , 27 February 2017

Tech

Alexa by Amazon to Get Big Touch Screen?

Smart home devices are gaining more momentum. Speakers are especially getting attention lately from consumers and manufacturers alike. Amazon is reportedly planning a device similar to the Alexa and Echo family, with a large 7-inch touch screen. Competition is ramping up from Google and supposedly Apple, so Amazon seems to be looking to push the envelope in this recently successful …

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iPhone Coming After Samsung with Curved Screen?

iphone 7 display close

Here comes the rumor mill! The iPhone 7 is still hot off its recent release. Nevertheless, Apple’s Chinese suppliers are reporting that Cupertino has asked them to ramp up production of OLED displays. The aim is to produce screens that are better than the beautiful displays rival Samsung produces. Could we see an iPhone with a curved OLED display à la the Galaxy …

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iCloud Calendar Spam Invitations? Here’s How to Prevent More!

We all hate computer spam. I hate it, you hate it, and your neighbor George definitely hates it. No one really ever enjoys it since there are some emails that you really need that could end up in the spam folder and if your the kind that just blindly empties your spam box everyday, that email you needed is never …

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Chromecast? Google Cast? Chroogle Cast?

Three 2nd gen Chromecast dongles in yellow, black, and red.

Google changed the name of its unbelievably successful Chromecast technology – again. The search giant launched Chromecast back in 2013. It was a simple and inexpensive way to play any content from your Android device or Chrome browser on your TV. Simply fire up one of your favorite video or music apps, and it streams to the $35 HDMI dongle. Google …

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Pixel Phone by Google, Hacked in a Minute!

Google Pixel in Quite Black - top tech 2016

How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Google Pixel? Apparently, all it takes is a small team of white hat hackers from Chinese security company Qihoo 360. The team of good guys hacked into a Pixel in yes – SIXTY SECONDS. The challenge was part of the 2016 PwnFest hacking competition in Seoul. Afterwards, Google’s Chrome …

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Google Will Have Election Results Available As Soon As the Polls Close

Google has played an intricate part in getting today’s tech-savvy world involved in the voting process. I used their service to find my polling place, and they’ve even been helping people through the steps of registering to vote. Google announced today that they’re going to skip the newscasts and display the results of the U.S. elections via search and available …

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Spider-Man 2099 Artist Launches Superhero Drawing App

Many of us that read comic books have no doubt at one point or another thought of an idea for our own comic book we’d like to make. Admit it, come on, I have too. Now just about any of us can think of the idea and maybe write it out, but drawing is a skill that sadly we all …

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Bat-drone in development

The University of Illinois and Brown University are working on a bat-drone. I’ve yet to see any evidence that the project is funded by Wayne Enterprises, but it seems likely. They’re trying to come up with an energy-efficient alternative to the traditional quad-rotor drone. The National Science Foundation has provided the funds, $2.2 Million, to replicate the flight pattern of …

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