Monthly Archives: March 2016

Connected Humanoid Robots

Connected Humanoid Robots
Robots have already entered the world and are serving users, but this time, it has now turned to home entertaining purposes. These new humanoid robots now feature many b innovative sensors that connect to the cloud. Cloud-based artificial intelligence technology allows robots to analyze human’s gestures, expressions, voice commands and is capable of recognizing human emotions. It can also adapt to a user’s behavior. Advanced Sensing Technology: Interacting with robots is now possible with .

Tech Spotlight: Mark Zuckerberg

Tech Spotlight: Mark Zuckerberg
This week on our Tech Spotlight blog we’ll be covering Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook. He is famous for dropping out and wearing the same outfit everyday as it gives him one less decision to make a day. Unlike many other CEOs of large companies, he only has a $1/year annual salary. Born to Edward Zuckerberg and psychiatrist Karen Kempner in 1984 in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Now worth $46 billion, his efforts are changing .

6 Technological Innovations to Watch in 2016

6 Technological Innovations to Watch in 2016
  Advancement in technology innovation provides more excitement, when it becomes true in practical life. Every year, a lot of innovations are introduced to the world, but we never see them in the market. Here we are listing the few innovations that are available and have been updated this year. Artificial Intelligence Artificial intelligence technology has become common in many industries. It enables system automation, can reply to emails, drive cars, and sort and .

What is 5G and What You Can Do With It

What is 5G and What You Can Do With It
  You have probably heard the term 5G by now. Should you care though? It supposed to be significantly faster than the current 4G/LTE connections we have today. 100 times faster to be exact. It is even said to be faster than Google Fiber’s physical connection. Now before we get too excited about this, 5G will not be coming out this year. It probably won’t be coming out until 2018. However, it is great .

How Sensors are Transforming Low Tech Industries into High Tech Industries

How Sensors are Transforming Low Tech Industries into High Tech Industries
With the rise of IoT came the increased use of sensors. An example of sensors are the ones you encounter in buildings with automated lights. The lights only turn on when the sensor is triggered. Sensor technology is not very hard or expensive to work with. So, with the use of sensors, many companies in various industries that are using sensors are being transformed into high-tech companies. Some industries in question are agriculture and .

Raspberry Pi 3 Will Work with IoT

Raspberry Pi 3 Will Work with IoT
  On March 1st, a new Raspberry Pi microprocessor was announced. Called the Pi 3 model B, this is priced at only $35, but has a 64 bit 1.2GHz quad core chipset. It also has 1GB RAM. This is a 50% increase over the Pi 2. The $35 price point is the same as the original Model B Pi when it came out. If you are unaware of what Raspberry Pi is, it is .

Why Apple’s Tim Cook Refuses to Unlock the Terrorist’s iPhone

Why Apple’s Tim Cook Refuses to Unlock the Terrorist’s iPhone
  Tim Cook has refused to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooters and there are many reasons behind that. Since September 11, 2001  there are many tragic incidents happening in the US and throughout the world sadly, technology is being used by terrorists in negative and harmful ways. Last year, in San Bernardino, California, a mass shooting and an attempted bombing occurred. The terrorists were Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, a .

Sense – The Newest Smart Home Hub

Sense – The Newest Smart Home Hub
This newest device by Silk Labs is really putting the smart in smart home. Frequent readers of our blogs know that we focus on IoT stories. In this blog post, we will discuss Sense by Silk Labs. This device actually learns and adapts to your behavior. Silk Labs, co founded by ex Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal, has created Sense, a smart home hub that adapts to your behavior to better serve you and it .

Mozilla is Now Focused on Connected Devices

Mozilla is Now Focused on Connected Devices
Do you remember the phone from the popular e-Commerce website Amazon.com created a while ago? Well, the popular web browser Mozilla tried to do something similar by creating a phone operating system of their own. It is an open source OS made for tablets, smartphones, and smart TVs. The Firefox OS was meant to compete with the other popular operating systems like iOS and Android. However, it did not take off like the creators .

Tech Spotlight: Elon Musk

Tech Spotlight: Elon Musk
In this Tech Spotlight article, we are going to feature Elon Musk. He is the founder, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO of Tesla, chairman of SolarCity, CoChairman of OpenAI, cofounder of Zip2, and cofounder of Paypal. This man is making the world a better place and he does not seem to be letting up anytime soon. You have probably heard of Tesla and Paypal, but you may not be familiar with the others. .