New Holiday Scams To Watch Out For

December 15th, 2014 at 1:33 pm
The holiday season is usually tied to shopping and buying. People flood the malls or retail stores to buy gifts for themselves and their loved ones. Devices and gadgets become the primary target for most during the holiday season. But at the height of the shopping spree during the holidays, a number of scams also begin to prey on unsuspecting victims. There are the classic scams out there that still continue to dec

NASA Creates 3D Printed Object While In Space

December 3rd, 2014 at 2:31 am
3D printing has become a more recognizable technology nowadays. But currently, it is still considered a niche area since commercial means of producing object using this technology is not yet available. But it does serve its purpose in specialized areas. It is now possible for people to print out 3D objects for certain parts not available readily in the commercial market. It becomes a very valuable tool especially

Elon Musk Planning To Launch 700 Satellites For Cheap Global Internet

November 13th, 2014 at 4:15 pm
Visionaries are people who see the future clearly before anybody else. That is what most people call Elon Musk. The CEO of Tesla and Space X has many ideas that people today may think as crazy as farfetched. But such out-of-this-world thinking really defines Musk as a visionary. He visualized electric cars eventually replacing gas guzzlers and he is on his way to doing it with Tesla. He wanted a future where people

New Tech May Make Long Distance Wireless Charging Possible

September 29th, 2014 at 5:25 pm
Wireless charging today already exists. But it requires the device and the charging base to be just inches of each other, just like what the current Qi technology offers. But a new technology developed at MIT may someday make wireless charging operate similar to WiFi, charging devices wirelessly anywhere in a particular vicinity. Scientists at MIT have developed technology that they call MagMIMO that offers a new s

Indiegogo May Allow Successful Projects To Continue Getting Funding

September 18th, 2014 at 2:52 pm
Crowdfunding has become a popular way for many startups to get some necessary funding for their projects. It is another option available if entrepreneurs cannot accumulate the needed funds from venture capitalists. Through crowdfunding, many startups can have direct line to people interested in their proposed projects. Websites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo have made crowdfunding even more popular online. When

Apple Watch Unveiled

September 10th, 2014 at 3:46 pm
Apple has not unveiled a new product since the time it introduced the iPad last 2010. It may have already been time to introduce a new product to capture the imagination of its avid followers. Apple did just that recently along with the unveiling of its new iPhone 6 models. It has also introduced the new Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is a square-faced watch featuring a sapphire front panel for added durability. The

Apple Unveils The iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

September 10th, 2014 at 3:31 pm
There has been a lot of talk recently about the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 and how it will look like. All is now finally revealed as Apple finally introduces the new Apple iPhone 6 along with the iPhone 6 Plus. A handful of new features also come with the new smartphone models. But the most noticeable change is with the phones screen size and shape. The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feature a larger screen than its

Google Domains: Search giant takes on GoDaddy

June 24th, 2014 at 10:05 pm
Google is inviting everyone who wants to have their own Internet address to try out its newly-launched domain name registration service. Google Domains was launched on Monday without much fanfare. The service is currently on invite-only beta mode and is being praised for its easy procedures to set up an address on the Web using simple management tools. Before offering this serviice, Google has redirected those i

Spell Up with Google makes spelling fun

May 28th, 2014 at 1:41 am
As someone who grew up overseas, spelling bees are done in written form. You are not made to stand behind the microphone and ask for the word’s definition and language of origin, which I think would have made our local spelling bee exciting and fun to watch. While I am too old to join the national spelling bee, I finally gotten to experience how it feels to utter letters as I spell “verdure” wit

Apple hack in Australia demands ransom

May 28th, 2014 at 12:32 am
Users of Apple devices in Australia reported that they received messages claiming their gadgets were locked and needed a ransom to reverse the process. The Apple hack occured among iPhone, Mac, and iPad users in the island-continent, and would only be unlocked if affected users send money to a PayPal account. The messages appeared through Apple’s Find My Phone app, which is used to locate the mobile device