Toilet_fair_325

High Tech Talk About Toilets And Global Sanitation

Usually, when one thinks about technology and the development of new and interesting gadgets for the modern world, we think about computers and other smart devices that make our easy lives even easier. But when more than 35% of the human inhabitants on this planet—that’s 2.5 billion (BILLION! BILLION!) people—don’t have access to a toilet, [...]

sprint-tmobile-merger

Sprint Publicly Confirms It Wants To Buy T-Mobile To Better Fight Verizon And AT&T

T-Mobile has certainly shaken up the wireless industry here in the U.S., and their efforts haven’t gone unnoticed, especially by their competitors. All of them. Just two years ago, rival AT&T tried to purchase the company, but the deal was struck down by regulators. Now, Sprint wants to attempt the same. In an interview with [...]

World_Map_306

The Geography Of 200+ Tech Acquisitions By Google, Facebook, And Twitter

You’ve likely heard of acquisitions made by all three of these companies. Facebook has purchased three notable companies, lately: Instagram, WhatsApp, and just this week, Titan Aerospace. Twitter has picked up TweetDeck, Vine, and Summify. Google? Well, Google hasn’t stopped buying up companies since the beginning. In fact, the big G makes up more than [...]

samsung-galaxy-s5-white-black-gold-blue

Samsung Galaxy S5 Full Specs

Earlier this week, we told you about Samsung’s big reveal at Mobile World Congress: the long awaited, much anticipated Galaxy S5. If you’re looking for a full rundown of the official tech specs of Samsung’s new flagship device for 2014, look no further. Network :  LTE Cat.4 (150/50Mbps) Display:  5.1” FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x [...]

google-glass-prescriptions-1

Prescription Google Glass Is Real And Coming Soon [Photos]

Last month, we caught wind that Google will be introducing prescription versions of Google Glass — you know, for those of us with less than perfect eyesight. That’s been my one barrier to entry so far: I need prescription glasses. I’ve passed on three different offers to buy Glass just because of it. Good news: [...]

advertising-dollars

What Tech Company Spends The Most On Advertising? The Results Might Surprise You.

Here are some interesting numbers for you to wrap your head around. In 2012, Samsung spent as much money on advertising as Apple did this entire year and the last three years — combined. Microsoft’s advertising budget jumped this year, most likely because 2013 is the first year they’ve had a broad portfolio of products [...]

100howtodollar

5 Ways To Identify Legitimate New $100 Bills And Avoid Being Scammed

Last week, I listed my iPad mini for sale on Craigslist so I could get some of the cash I’d need for the new iPad Air I planned to buy. A few days later, I got a call from a guy who wanted to buy it and we arranged to meet at a local coffee [...]

ledsccr09870

Adidas Puts On Light Show With Leo Messi Wearing TechFit

As the European soccer pre-season continues warming up for the upcoming season, the advertisements from the apparel giants get better and better to warm up consumers. This time Adidas has taken the use of tech and photography in apparel commercials to a higher level with The New Speed of Light ad, featuring none other than [...]

robot_bird

This Robot Flies Just Like A Real Bird

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…both? Ladies and gentleman, meet the SmartBird. A team of German engineers and aerodynamic experts have created a shockingly life-like robotic seagull. Its wings and tail flap just as a real bird’s would to make it fly—there are no propellers. With a wingspan of 2 meters, this robo-bird is much [...]

braille-cell-phone-2

A Fully Functional Cell Phone For The Blind

An Indian entrepreneur, Sumit Dagar, wants to change how the visually impaired communicate via cell phone. He’s designed a prototype phone that “displays” up to 10 braille characters at a time, letting users send and receive text messages and interpret other data their phone might provide. Dagar’s phone, when released, will provide “smartphone”-like features such [...]

Page 1 of 151234510...»