Hardware

Palmer Luckey, the baby-faced 22-year-old founder of the virtual reality company Oculus VR who once floated to the cover of Time magazine, recently took to Reddit to participate in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session. Facebook-owned virtual reality company began first shipment of its inaugural headsets today while also accepting pre-orders on the Oculus Rift which was notoriously priced at $599, compared to the low-end estimate of $330 which Luckey stated during a developer conference in a few months ago. AMA on Reddit starting now! h...
Intel CES 2016 keynote kicked off very well with a huge multimedia variety befitting the CES 2016 stage with roving robots, dancing drones, and jumping dirt bikes, in other words, it had everything but a computer, which it is famous for. Intel has much to offer, this time, breaking its traditional boundaries, as personal computers have showed a poor earnings reports for the company this quarter. Visitors use gesture tracking #Intel Curie bracelets to command schools of fish at #CES2016 https://t.co/sMqSF8H7WB pic.twitter.com/HL...
If you are one of those who do not wake up by noisy alarms, here’s iLuv SmartShaker 2 that will shake your pillow to wake you up. This gadget uses Bluetooth Smart Technology that will enable it to act as an extension to a Smartphone alarm. iLuv SmartShaker 2 will be introduced at CES 2016 by accessories maker iLuv Creative Technology. It provides an effective and customizable way to wake up. This disc-like gadget is to be placed under user’s pillow. Rather than waking up with some alarm tone, this device will vibrate your pillo...
Apple developed an entire marketing campaign around how amazing the photos taken from iPhone 6 and 6s are, and now the company has revealed what makes iPhone’s camera so special. During an interview for 60 minutes with Charlie Rose, Graham Townsend, Apple’s senior director of camera hardware stated that each camera module is made using more than 200 individual parts. Townsend also mentioned that more than 800 people work on camera of iPhone. Each module contains four wires that are thinner than a human hair to create micro-suspensi...
If you are here, reading this post and haven’t still figured out what to gift your loved ones on Christmas, it’s high time now. For last minute Christmas gift ideas, you will require buying from some online or local store who can deliver the product instantly. Technowize will share with you some tech gift ideas that will help you pick a perfect gift for tech-lovers. Without further delay, I’ll directly start sourcing some tech gift ideas that would assist you to pick the best tech gifts for the remaining on your list. 1.Bellabeat ...
Kickstarter, let’s face it, is a brilliant proposition. Someone talented, creative comes forward with a lovely idea that’s both interesting and innovative enough to jumpstart to something big. Tech aficionados love the idea of Kickstarter as the perfect place for setting up innovative hardware projects. But, what if you want to drink from the glass of success slowly and steadily? What if you want to try your product among a group of people who get your item or idea? As the DIY-maker insurgency continues to ride on full-speed, with the...
Lately, material scientists have created ever-stronger metals by involving intricate microstructures, but the welding technique every so often ruin their properties and microstructure. Ohio-Engineers at The Ohio State University have developed new technique to weld the materials which were previously un-weldable. This technically advanced method consumes 80 percent less energy than a typical welding technique, yet generates bonds that are 50 percent stronger. A common technique used to weld metals, by passing a high electrical c...
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 ...
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...
Japanese technology and robotics company Cyberdyne Inc. has collaborated with Tokyo’s Haneda Airport to introduce the next-generation robots into its passenger terminals, with an exoskeleton to help airport workers carry heavy loads. Cyberdyne is led by Prof. Yoshiyuki Sankai from Japan's University of Tsukuba, widely known for his powered exoskeleton suit HAL and his research on uses of cyborg innovations in the medical arena. Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL)is a device that can easily slip over a person’s limb, enhancing their strengt...