Hardware

The world’s largest chip maker has unveiled Samsung UFS memory card, which is the first of its kind in the industry. The memory cards are based on the Card Extension Standard* JEDEC Universal Flash Storage. Samsung UFS Memory – It’s Blazing Fast The Samsung removable memory card can be used in high-resolution devices for mobile shooting, for instance, drones, action cams, 3D VR cameras, and DSLRs. The memory card arrives in a wide range of internal storage capacities, i.e. 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. The Samsung UFS memory c...
Oculus Rift is one of the earliest pioneers of Virtual Reality in the market. Also known as Facebook's ‘$2 billion baby’, Rift happens to be one of the strongest VR contenders fighting neck-to-neck with leading rivals like HTC Vive headset and Gear VR. Oculus turned the wave of favors in its direction long before it was actually launched. All thanks to its shrewd owner – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. His brilliant marketing tactics made the device a household name. Everything remained fine for Rift until HTC Vive headset devel...
Instax instant cameras for filming manufactured by Fujifilm are fun to use. The only negative aspect about the camera is that it’s completely analog. This means you receive only one print per shot. Getting the additional prints are expensive as the charge for a single printout is almost $1. Also, the printed picture is the only photograph you’ll receive since there is no digital version available. To solve this issue the Japanese camera manufacturer has announced Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2. The device is the second version of i...
Researchers from the University of California, Davis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have designed the world’s first microchip containing 1,000 independent programmable processors that have a maximum computation rate of 1.78 trillion instructions per second and contains 621 million transistors that are believed to be the fastest ever chip created in a university lab. The energy-efficient KiloCore chip was showcased at the 2016 Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits in Honolulu on June 16. Bevan Baas, a pro...
Imagine using LEGO style bricks to design Internet of Things? Boaz Almog, a quantum researcher has created a series of wireless, chrome coated conductive bricks that let you add electric action to existing models and build 3D electric structures; thereby creating a path for limitless Internet of Things applications. A few years ago, Boaz Almog gave a TED Talk about quantum levitation. He showed a phenomenon known as quantum locking where a super-thin superconductor disk levitates over a magnetic rail 70,000 times its own weight. This...
Google executive roll-call seems to be increasing day-by-day. Rick Osterloh, the former president of Motorola, is now the new Senior Vice President at Google, and will be returning to running the streamlined hardware line. Osterloh’s new responsibilities include managing ATAP (responsible for modular smartphones -Project Ara and Project Tango), Google X Lab, the semi-secret facility that recently lost its chief, Regina Duna to Facebook. There’s more on his plate. Osterloh will also be working with Android chief Hiroshi Lockheimer t...
At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Shenzen, the company officially announced its new low-cost Apollo Lake platform, which will make entry-level PCs, laptops more powerful and efficient in the future. Apollo Lake SoC have been fabricated on the 14nm Goldmont x86 microarchitecture based on the Atom architecture which will improve Instructions Per Cycle performance and GPU performance as well. There will most likely be 4 processor cores. The new generation graphics core is aimed at PCs ranging from entry-level to mid-ranged notebo...
DJI, one of the biggest names in the drone market launched its next-generation aerial platform on Sunday. The Matrice 600 drone is equipped for professional aerial photography, filmmaking, and industrial applications. The aerial platform consolidates with the new A3 flight controller onboard and sports the latest Lightbridge 2 video-transmission technology that provides high frame rates and HD live-streaming capability at distances up to five kilometers. It’s a six-rotor system that can carry a payload of up to 6 kilograms and can...
Immersive technologies have pretty much become the new battleground at every game expo in the last few years. This year alone, consumers will spend $5.1 billion on virtual reality hardware, accessories, and software, up from $660 million spent in 2015. Meanwhile, the global market is expected to grow to $8.9 billion in 2017 and $12.3 billion in 2018. Major players like Oculus, Microsoft, HTC, and Sony may have leapfrogged to gain the attention of ultra-high-end PC gamers. But, what do gamers really think about it? Behind all the...
During a 2010 interview with Big Think, theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku suggested that we take shape-shifting technology very seriously. Dr. Kaku said: "Science is already making huge advances in the so-called programmable matter." He believes, in the future we would build entire cities instantaneously, "If I have a clump of clay made of thousands of millions of little dots, I push a button then the charges rearrange themselves to form a statue, a car, or whatever you want." Today, the programmable matter has become a part of...