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No headaches: VR headsets that adjust to your eyes

Engineers are developing virtual reality headsets that can adapt how they display images to account for factors like eyesight and age that affect how we actually see. Current VR headsets can’t account for differences in...
Caltrans zipper

Testing the Caltrans zipper

It's an incredible piece of hardware and a big job from engineers but common people just call it "the zipper". It changes the direction of the highway lanes at 5 mph. and can give one...

‘Nanogenerator’ charges gadgets with your motions

A foldable, film-like device called a nanogenerator let engineering researchers run an LCD touch screen, a bank of 20 LED lights, and a flexible keyboard with touching and pressing motions—no batteries. The findings, published in...

Robot fingers touch with fiber optic sensors

Optical sensors may be uniquely suited for use in robotic hands, according to researchers who have developed a three-fingered soft robotic hand with multiple embedded fiber optic sensors. They have also created a new...

Usage of secure Internet grows with https adoption

We live in a post-Snowden era. The revelations of the NSA operator show us how insecure and exposed are our communications online. All of our data and messages are recorded, scrutinized and archived out...

WhatsApp vs. Spy Apps: Who’s Winning?

WhatsApp is undoubtedly a go-to messaging platform for millions of people around the world, courtesy of its successful attempt to make communication on the go convenient and fun. However, its security concerns are still...

How to recycle your old computer and parts

The growing awareness about environmental threats has caused a sudden upsurge towards recycling activities. With the increasing amounts of e-waste being generated each year, one must re-think before turning those high-on computer raw materials...

2017: The Rise of the Affordable Smartphone

Smartphones have become an integral part of our everyday lives in the decade that has passed since the launch of the iPhone. Apple's device had a business model similar to what the company did...

Study lists technology that is no longer needed

We all remember a piece of technology that we loved, and that turned out to be useless just a few months later. Again and again, we are exposed to something that we are told...

5 Ways You Can Use Tech To Improve Your Health

Many people are now beginning to understand how technology can help to improve their health. Gone are the days when you would rely on health columns in newspapers to inspire you, now you can...
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