Robotic Furniture Is Becoming A Reality

Have you ever wished your table could be a couch, or that your nightstand could be a desk? With Roombots, the ability to morph furniture into different designs, may be just around the corner. Roombots are small robotic modules, each with three motors, weighing around 3 pounds. Each module can roll on the ground individually, [...]


Google Acquires Photo-Based Translation App

Earlier today Google announced the purchase of the app Word Lens from Quest Visual; Word Lens allows the users to translate signs or any text by just taking a picture of it. The app currently allows you to translate between 7 different languages: English German Spanish Italian Russian Portuguese Google will most likely expand the [...]


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 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 [...]


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 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 [...]


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: [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]

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