updated - December 2, 2021 Thursday EST
Earlier this year, tech giant Google has made an announcement about a car it was developing. Now, the first ever fully-functional prototype of the said vehicle has been unveiled. To top it all off, it has been designed in such a way that not only is it road-legal, but also self-driving.
One of the things that people most often disregard whenever they hear sounds is the bass. While it is often missed by a lot of individuals, music certainly will not be complete without these deep, booming, resonating sounds. Bass completes any tune, song, or sound effect.
If you follow the news, then you know that this was the year that South Korean tech giant Samsung has made an announcement which has given an excitement to a lot of people: it was going to work with the Oculus VR team in a project that will result in a virtual reality headset.
Steam Machine platform unveiling was delayed for 2015; fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it), Alienware is still going to push through with its plan of having its very own gaming platform. Should the gamers who have been really psyched about the Valve Steam Machine be happy about this?
Google's Gmail is one of the most popular and used email service by individuals and companies around the world, though, reports emerging the World Wide Web that the said email platform is being banned in China.
Many of us love to travel, especially during the holiday season. Some of us travel alone, while many others are with their families. If you are one of these individuals, then you know how boring and frustrating it can be if you are on the road for a long time. This is particularly true if you are the driver, who needs to stay alert and focused on the road. Driving for long hours at a time can get tiring, especially if your kids are always asking "are we there yet?"
When the Apple iPhone 5s was first released, it came with an exciting new technology. This was in the form of the Touch ID, a type of fingerprint sensor. Basically, it made tasks such as unlocking the latest models of iPhones and iPads not only a lot easier, but also a lot safer. However, in a recent move, it was made apparent by the Cupertino manufacturer that it has even greater plans for the Touch ID technology.
Despite all the security measures that one can take, many consumers are still very cautious when it comes to sharing private, personal, and confidential information over the phone. This is particularly true if the call is made over the telephone or a smartphone. And with hackers being ever present, this is only a logical thing to do. In fact, according to Time Magazine, almost 50 percent of Americans are wary when it comes to sharing such information over phone calls.
Nowadays, a lot of tech equipment and gadgets are already wireless, such as Internet service, smartphones, and other mobile devices. However, there are still many types of appliances that would need to be connected via an electrical cable to a wall outlet in order for them to work. Fortunately, WiTricity, has come up with an ingenious plan to create Wireless Electricity.
Ever wondered how it feels like to be Spiderman? How fast you will be able to move from one area to another? If such is the case, then you will be extremely interested to know that there is now a device that you can use to experience such things. Being able to scale walls like how the super hero does has been made possible, thanks to Gecko Tech.
As the year 2014 comes to an end, it would only be appropriate for us to recall the highlights of the technology industry, especially those that are deserving of awards and praises. While there plenty of technologies that have slightly to completely disappointed us, there are still a number of gadgets, equipment, and devices that are truly worth mentioning. Here are three of them.
There is no doubt about it; many of us consider our smartphones as an integral part of our day to day lives. A lot of us are now very dependent on these devices, with them offering us with an incomparable level of convenience and functionality. So when tech and gadget manufacturers started to develop smartwatches, a multitude of consumers believed that they will be a bit like smartphones, thus; they were really excited and looked forward to their release.
We all know that technology has made our lives a lot easier and more convenient. Some may shun the idea, but we cannot disregard the fact that it has improved the overall quality of the way people are living.