Microsoft Selling Its Feature Phone Business

May 25th, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Software giant Microsoft has delved into the world of mobile gadgets since it bought out Nokia, the erstwhile world leader in mobile phones, around three years ago. But it seems that their foray into the market has not resulted in the success that they expected. Eventually, Nokia slowly faded into obscurity, although it still has a name in making feature phones. And with Microsoft solely focusing on developing sma

Wearable Sweatband Health Monitor

March 12th, 2016 at 3:03 pm
Technology is a double-edged sword. If used with good intentions, technology has many different ways to help make human lives easier, more convenient and better. Used the other way around and it can be quite destructive. It is a good thing that researchers today are trying to use technology for the betterment of mankind. At the health front, researchers are finding ways to help people monitor and keep track of thei

Rumor: Google Planning To Expand Foray Into VR Territory 

February 25th, 2016 at 4:56 pm
Virtual reality has become an interesting trend that is recently emerging from its shell. Although the technology was developed decades ago, it is only now that VR is slowly making an imprint into the consumer consciousness. Whether it may be because of advancing technology not available before or if consumers are just riding on what can be the next big thing, VR tech has surely been getting a lot of attention from

How VR Will Help Stroke Victims Recover Faster

February 20th, 2016 at 5:21 am
Virtual reality technology is slowly picking up steam. Most believe that this will be the year that VR will finally take center stage. Many manufacturers with the likes Samsung, HTC, Sony and even Google are trying to come up with their own versions of the VR headset. Far more valuable than its entertainment potential is the possible use of VR for health and wellness. In fact, one company may already be on the way

Apple Refuses Gov’t Order How To Decrypt iPhone

February 20th, 2016 at 5:01 am
Encryption is a type of security measure that can help users hide their sensitive information from prying eyes. It helps to make hacking virtually impossible to do. While it serves a very important purpose in protecting a person’s privacy, the government may not always agree to it. After all, Big Brother will always want to look over and know what is going on everywhere. Making things private is not always a

Three Ways Companies View Innovation and Change

February 19th, 2016 at 5:03 am
Innovation is an important ingredient that can drive or lead any business to go into different directions. From products , processes to trends, innovation always spur change in the market. Change can either be positive or negative, good or bad for many companies. It is how many companies react to these changes that may determine their future. There are different ways many businesses react to change and innovation.

How To Make Sense of Microsoft’s Planned Data Centers

February 8th, 2016 at 4:28 pm
Data centers are important in our wired world. They are at the heart of the Internet where information passes through. There are many challenges when it comes to building data centers. Some of the companies that frequently use them are trying to find other ways of making them more efficient. Microsoft’s Project Natick is one of those unique solutions offered- building data centers underwater. The concept of u

How To Stay On Top Of Things: Microsoft Buys SwiftKey

February 3rd, 2016 at 5:07 pm
Microsoft has been going through a lot of competition lately. It is no longer like the old days where they are always on the top of the heap. Nowadays, many players are trying to challenge them at the top. So the software giant must always be on the lookout for new ways to get that advantage over other companies. In today’s marketplace, it is having as many useful tools available for the mobile market. In order

How MIT Did In the First Hyperloop Design Contest

February 1st, 2016 at 4:49 pm
The Hyperloop concept has been around for several years now. The fact of providing a means to travel on new rails at blistering speeds has taken many people to wonder if it is even possible. But for Hyperloop’s main proponent Elon Musk, it is, so much so that he and his company is now building the first Hyperloop track to test it out. But while the track plan is already in place, the design for the pod is not

How to Make the Next Smartphone: Google Lenovo Partnership

January 30th, 2016 at 4:07 pm
Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo and Google has recently announced that they are partnering together to develop the first Project Tango smartphone. Project Tango technology will give smartphones more powerful features such as being able to “sense” its physical surroundings with a combination of 3D motion tracking and depth sensing. Such an Android mobile device will be able to determine its place in its

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