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The Raspberry Pi Foundation has rolled out a new piece of hardware today – the official Raspberry Pi touchscreen display which can be available for $60 through online and brick-and-mortar retailers. The launch comes a year after the organization unveiled the device and is the work of UK-based Inelco Hunter. The 7” unit flaunts 800 x 480 panel working at 60fps, with a 70-degree viewing anger and a 10-finger touch. It will let users custom build their own devices and tablets that need screens to be usable. Users can connect their Pi ...
Is it possible that stem cells can be a root cause for common form of cancers? Well, a startup firm known as Stemcentrx believes so. Talk About Stemcentrx Silicon Valley is familiar with the private and rapidly growing imminent tech companies that are worth a million dollars mostly, like Square, Uber, and Calico. The same phenomenon is widely spreading to the biotechnology fields, where all the investors are throwing their pennies in a huge amount at firms, which promise to smack away the historically lower odds of drug success ...
A lot of technology companies in the market are of the opinion that fuel cell technology is an alternative to major energy problems as the North American electric grid is on the brink of increased instability. It looks like Cupertino-based Apple Inc. is on the first page of the fuel cell playbook. According to a newly published patent, Apple is mulling over using fuel cell technology to power not just iPhones and iPads, but also MacBooks. In the patent application, Apple notes the small internal power source would add very little e...
At the IFA tech show in Berlin today, XYZ Printing showcased an exciting lineup of products today, making waves around the event. This includes a range of 3D Printers – the new da Vinci Junior and da Vinci Pro, affordable printers for beginner use. The Nobel 1.0, a semi-professional 3D printer for high-resolution prints. The Taiwan-based company also showed off its new food printer, which when loaded with edible ammo can be programmed to create culinary masterpieces in under five minutes. The Food Printer can accumulate up to th...
On Friday morning at the IFA tech show in Berlin, Parrot unveiled the third generation of its Philippe Starck-designed wireless headphones. The latest model in the high-tech wireless headphones series, Parrot Zik 3 has a notable digital upgrade with progressive abilities such as adaptive noise cancelling, play music direct from wearable devices such as the Apple Watch and the Moto 360. Parrot has also made minor design enhancements in the Zik 3 as well. The French company has made sure the Zik 3 is brimming with super expensive uph...
Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Intel Corporation, Netflix and Mozilla are the founding members of the collaboration, which is said to be the biggest till date for revamping an open source video format to be used by all. If there had been any group of technology leaders to turn this format in reality than a mere fantasy, it is this one. The Alliance for an Open Source Video Codec of Media has been launched this week with high hopes to revamp the Video Codec system, in order to provide an open codec format to all video streaming s...
Following weeks of investigation, editors who work on the English version of Wikipedia blocked 381 user accounts for “black hat” editing. The accounts were engaged in “undisclosed paid advocacy” – a term used for editors who create fake pages and promotional articles using misinformation on existing pages on Wikipedia, and promise to protect those pages in exchange for a free without revealing their affiliation, in violation of Wikimedia’s Terms of Use. Essentially, hackers were hired to spread misinformation across pages on Wikipe...
Lo and behold. Finally the time arrived when Samsung finally pulled the drapes off its SmartWatch, Gear S2, ahead of the Berlin IFA trade show, broadening its ever-ripening lineup of smart wearables. The Korean device maker already tantalized its next-gen gadget during Unpacked Galaxy Note 5 event, earlier this month, in the New York City. On Monday, it has revealed a bit more details about the latest device that is the successor of its stout Samsung Gear S, though the availability and price remains to be still unknown. The r...
The on-demand streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu are still a broad American approach, but they are making their pace towards Eastern countries like Japan. In a very short time after the news broke out that the Los Gatos based streaming media giant will be launching in Japan, which marks its entry into the markets of East Asia, Amazon announced that it will also be heading towards the Sushi nation with its Prime Video streaming service. Recently in Spring, Netflix was launched in New Zealand and Australia, with further plan...