Category Archives: TECHNOLOGY

The LA School iPad Anomaly


‘…The decision comes on the heels of an investigation by NPR member station KPCC, which obtained emails between Deasy and tech executives that bring into question whether the initial bidding process was fair. First, some context: ‘The goal of the … Continue reading

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Cal Smartphone Kill Switch Law Could Affect You


‘…With smartphone crime becoming epidemic everywhere, other states are likely watching California intently now, possibly to follow its cue. To get some perspective on what that means for the everyday consumer, let’s start with some fundamentals. (5 Things To Know … Continue reading

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Hack Into a Computer by Simply Touching It


‘…This research is a side-channel attack. The metal parts of a laptop, such as the shielding around USB ports, and heatsink fins, are notionally all at a common ground level. However, this level undergoes tiny fluctuations due to the electric … Continue reading

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Robots Cook in this Restaurant


Do Robots Really Steal Our Jobs? ‘Robot usage in the global manufacturing industry has been climbing steadily since 2009, the MIT Technology Review reports. ‘Sourcing World Robotics, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the OECD, MIT found that robotic … Continue reading

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The Extreme Reading Challenge [Video/Photos]


Will you dare to join? ‘The ERC refers to people who push themselves out of their literary comfort by ploughing through numerous novels or any literary material available. ‘According to Metro, Phyllis Rose, an American author, literary critic, essayist, biographer, … Continue reading

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Portable Solar Power for your Gadgets


Closing Mainstream Energy Gaps ‘”I don’t like to see those people sitting on the floor by a plug by a bathroom,” NRG Retail president Elizabeth Killinger said. “I want people to be up and about living life freely.” ‘Goal Zero … Continue reading

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Know Your Device Rights While Travelling


‘You’ve left the plane and collected your luggage, and the last thing you want to do is submit to a customs search. Getting your souvenirs and taxable items out is a hassle, but nothing like the stomach churning thought of … Continue reading

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