• Chill Out With This Smart ‘Holographic’ Virtual Aquarium

    Chill Out With This Smart ‘Holographic’ Virtual Aquarium

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    There is something interesting when you look a fish in an aquarium as they swim back and forth, moving around beautiful rocks or that tacky plastic treasure chest sitting in the corner. But what if you can have one at your desk, as not required any water changes, filter cleaning and general maintenance? You can only imagine this but Memukhin Oleg's "Fishing Day" explores such a (not entirely virtual) reality. You can view in the video below The Creators Project, he has used different Read More
  • Yahoo Researchers Make A Smart Use Of Phone Touch Screen To Scan The Ear Like A Fingerprint

    Yahoo Researchers Make A Smart Use Of Phone Touch Screen To Scan The Ear Like A Fingerprint

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    What if your phone could provide you and only you to reply to an incoming call, no thumb print/PIN/ swipe gesture required? Instead of a finger, it would scan the shape of your ear; instead of a finger print sensor, it would use the touch screen your phone already contains. This is the idea behind Bodyprint, a new concept introduce out of Yahoo research labs. Created by researchers Christian Holz, Senaka Buthpitiya, and Marius Knaust, Bodyprint is created to utilize a number of different body parts as biometric makers in different use cases. It will surely recognize Read More
  • An Initial Look At Apple Watch App Ecosystem

    An Initilal Look At Apple Watch App Ecosystem

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    Apple Watch now officially launch in the market, and it will be soon worn on the wrist of several million customers- possible as many as 20 million in this year, as per some estimates, there is a thirst of knowledge from its consumers about the kind of app ecosystem will introduce on this device. Will Apple Watch owners interested in reading news, shopping or playing some interesting games or will the Apple Watch serve its customers better than expected when it fades into the background, permitting you to instantly pay at checkout, Read More
  • Apple Watch Keeps Working After 15 Minutes Under Water

    Apple Watch Keeps Working After 15 Minutes Under Water

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    Well! It is a hot day. You jump in a swimming pool and suddenly you remember that your Apple Watch is on your wrist. Well, now your $600 Apple Watch ruined, right? Nope In an early phase of user test, it views that Apple Watch is water resistant. The guys over at FoneFox put a Sport edition watch into the pool and after 15 minutes it is working. You can even get Apple Watch to kinda-sorta work under water, although capacitive touch screens tend to freak out and can do whatever when it is inside water. Does this indicate that you should go swimming with Apple Watch on regular Read More
    • April 24th, 2015
    ‘X Files’ Goes HD On Netflix Before New Episodes

    ‘X Files’ Goes HD On Netflix Before New Episodes

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    Been itching to prep for The X Files’ return by binge watching this series from the starting? Given that Netflix just begin the switch on an HD upgrade of the first season, it is a little easier on the eyes. As Bloody Disgusting reports, the first 13 episodes are streaming in high resolution and widescreen and they look good. Whether or not the rest of the show’s run will provide a similar update is Read More
  • The UDOO Neo Enhances More Power To The Ultimate DIY Board

    The UDOO Neo Enhances More Power To The Ultimate DIY Board

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    The original UDOO board was amazing. A merging of Raspberry Pi and Arduino, the system asks you to run a tiny computer on a single board and control electronic projects. It was a smart little tool and it proved to be quite popular. Well, the UDOO is back and it is much better. The new UDOO Neo consist of a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino board, a 9 axis sensor, magnetometer, accelerator, and gyroscope, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and currently it runs on Android. It indicates that you can embed the board into your own gadgets- a drone body-for instance, or a game device- and use the very own built-in Arduino to read and write to switches and Read More
  • Amazon’s Q1 Results Shows Revenue Increase Of 15% To 22.72 Billion, EPS Loss Of $0.12

    Amazon’s Q1 Results Shows Revenue Increase Of 15% To 22.72 Billion, EPS Loss Of $0.12

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    Today Amazon reported its first quarter 2015 financial performance which includes revenue of $22.72 billion and negative earnings per share of $0.12. The Wall Street expected Amazon to lose EPS at $0.13 per share, on revenue of $22.39 billion. Amazon also declares that its cloud computing business, AWS, represents revenue of $1.5 billion in the quarter, with an increase rate of $5 billion a year and Read More
    • April 24th, 2015
    Airbnb Recruits Former Dropbox Executive Sara Adler As Its Head Of Corporate Development

    Airbnb Recruits Former Dropbox Executive Sara Adler As Its Head Of Corporate Development

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    There is a competition prevailing in Bay Area, and private companies are referring to M&A as a unique way to bring new members into their teams. To continue with this trend, Airbnb recruited Sara Adler, who has previous work experience of Facebook and Dropbox, as Airbnb head of corporate development. Adler will show her talents in this newly created role to build some structure in Airbnb corporate development efforts. She joins Airbnb after her spending of years at Dropbox in a similar position. During her tenure at Dropbox, Adler saw acquisition of different companies such as Bubbli, Read More
  • Google’s Q1 2015 Earnings Results Shows $17.3 Billion Revenue, $6.57 EPS

    Google’s Q1 2015 Earnings Results Shows $17.3 Billion Revenue, $6.57 EPS

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    Google reported its earnings for the first financial quarter of 2015 today. Google Q1 results shows revenue of $17.3 billion and earnings per share of $6.57. GAAP net income for the previous quarter was $3.6 billion. It can be comparable to $15.42 billion in revenue and earnings of $6.27 per share in the year-ago-quarter. Wall Street expected Google to report EPS of around $6.61 on $17.5 billion in revenue. Google stock is increased to almost 2% in after-hours trading, likely because it seems like Google starts to get its cost under control. Capital expenditures were $3.6 billion in the year-ago-quarter and currently fall to Read More
  • Brazil’s Samba Ads Raises R$3 Million To Take Premium Video Advertising Off YouTube

    Brazil’s Samba Ads Raises R$3 Million To Take Premium Video Advertising Off YouTube

    by Muddassir Hafeez
    Sao Paulo-based startup Samba Ads announce a R$3 million ($1 million) investment from a unification of international investors who are betting on the online video opportunity in Brazil. Brazil’s e.bricks, Brazilian-Isreali Initial Capital, Israeli firm Rhodium and Dave McClure’s 500Startups invested a R$5,00,000 seed round in 2013 and returned for the Series A.e.bricks Managing Director Pedro Melzer will join Samba Ads co-founder Read More