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At the company’s media event of the year on September 12, Apple, Inc. unveiled both iPhone X and iPhone 8 models, with the highly-anticipated iPhone X starting at $999. As likely predicated, the most expensive Apple phone ever made has eclipsed the demand for the iPhone 8. A large number of prospective iPhone buyers are waiting until the iPhone X goes up on sale in late October rather than purchasing the more readily available iPhone 8, which launched this Friday. Apple watcher and industry analyst firm KGI Securities noted in a repo...
In the fall of 2016, Amazon.com, Inc. inked an interesting partnership with Tyson and launched Tyson Tastemakers “a line of chef inspired meal kits.” Come 2017 and Amazon is entering the ring for a food fight. This July, retail giant Amazon forged a partnership with Martha Stewart, where Marley Spoon-prepared meal kits will be made available to Amazon Fresh’s customers in New York, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Dallas. The tagline of Amazon’s new kit is quite similar to Blue Apron’s business model: “We do the prep. You be the chef.”...
Technology is all about innovation. In order to create a technological innovation, it is essential to come up with a new idea with adequate scientific reasoning to back it up. However brilliant your idea might be, it will be useless if it can’t be implemented well with basic scientific understanding. On the other hand, even if an individual has great scientific skill, he cannot put it to use as long as he doesn’t have a good idea to support it. A combination of these two factors with proper implementation by a team of experts in the f...
As technology aims to make the human life better, it is time we concentrate on bigger breakthroughs instead of innovating devices that make everyday life more convenient which in the end makes us lazier. Technology can help us find a way to reduce physical impairments as much as possible. In the case of a hearing or speaking impairment, such people use a different medium of communication which is not understood by a majority of people. To curb this problem, two undergraduate students from the University of Washington have come up with...
In early 2015, Google shuttered the Google Glass, sparking a round of eulogies for the flashy gizmo. The Glass was both pretentious and intrusive - it let wearers take photos with a wink of the eye! Turns out, Alphabet-owned Google has not given up on its controversial small glasses, after all. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company has officially launched the “Enterprise Edition” of its smart glasses hardware, which is now available to a network of Google Partners. The Google Glass Enterprise Edition closely resembles the version 1.0 ...
For easy and efficient transportation, we have railways, buses, cars, flights etc. all around the world. These modes of age old commutation will be a thing of the past very soon; as the world is gearing up for the futuristic technology created by Hyperloop One. In an official release by Hyperloop One today, the company mentioned that it completed its first full-scale testing of the Hyperloop technology in a vacuum environment on the 12th of May. The Hyperloop vehicles pulled 2 Gs by reaching a speed of 70 mph (miles per hour) down the...
What is the current rage in the field of automobiles? What is the future of the automobile market? Both these questions point towards one answer and that is Electric Vehicles, more specifically Electric Cars. It might be tough to grasp but according to facts published on hybridcars, almost 2,95,000 individuals of the U.S have bid a farewell to the traditional automobiles. Consumers have significantly shifted to the world of EV’s, i.e. Electric Vehicles. Electric Cars not only provide a smoother user experience with instant torque and...
Speech synthesis – the process of on-demand, artificial way of translating your speech into any global language has been here for a long time now. The process, however, is not capable to match the natural voice interaction like the Communicator in Star Trek. BabelOn, a San Francisco based startup has come up with a new innovation in speech synthesis technology. With the help of this innovation, you can translate anything that you speak in your own voice. ‘Speak Local Sound Global’ – the punch line the voice synthesis startup uses to ...
Mobile technology has advanced so rapidly within the last few years that it stuns us. Around a decade back, smartphones did not exist, laptops were heavier, and PCs were bulky. But in a very short time span, gadgetry and the tech have gone thinner and lighter; all that we imagined is now a reality. There is, however, still one spot that bulges out in every smartphone or other such gadgets – the camera lens. The Caltech lensless camera is a surprising development: a camera that replaces the lens with OPA. When we refer to a camera, wh...
In the Barcelona-based, Mobile World Congress 2017, Samsung unveiled the three high-end products, Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and Samsung Galaxy book with its 10.6-inch and 12-inch versions. These highly featured products seem to make a dashing entry in the arena of the laptop-replacing tablet with an attachable keyboard. The Windows 10 powered Samsung Galaxy book will give serious competition to the other Windows 10 based Notebooks. The closest of the competitor might be $899 priced Microsoft Surface book Pro. Samsung Galaxy Book Th...