Technology News Archive - October 02, 2012
For the first time since Nobel Prize winner Lev Landau conceived the theoretical existence of quantum levels that determine electron behavior in strong magnetic fields, scientists have directly imaged the phenomenon.
Shipments of ultrabooks could be off more than 50 percent this year, according to new projections from research firm IHS iSuppli.
Researchers have created an Android app that can secretly record a user’s environment and reconstruct it as a 3D virtual map, potentially giving spies, criminals and malicious browsers the ability to steal personal data and other physical information that could help them prepare for theft.
There’s been some movement in the long courtroom saga between Apple and Samsung lately.
Android 4.1, or “Jelly Bean” as it’s commonly known, has been available since July on a limited number of handsets and tablets. So, how has it done in the roughly 2 months since its release?
Yesterday, Netflix announced a new feature to their iPad app which, when used in tandem with Guided Access, makes the Apple tablet an even better travel companion for kids.
A group which calls themselves “Defense Distributed” had big plans, plans to create and freely distribute schematics for a single-use gun which could be printed using any 3D printer by anyone who wants one.
A new version of the Nest aims make the thermostat even more efficient, powerful, streamlined and, hopefully, a little more exciting than all the other thermostats.
Auto manufacturer Toyota has pulled the wraps from a new prototype vehicle called Smart Insect at its booth this week at the CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) tradeshow taking place in Japan.
Now that most consumers are getting used to tiered data plans from cell carriers, cable companies are looking to follow suit.
- A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.