Cloud storage lets you access (and store) your text or other files, folders irrespective of their size. The cloud phenomenon is spreading like wild fire and of late more new cloud services have surfaced leaving us with more options to choose from. Here we share with you the top five as deemed by the experts.[Read more].
What is “Touchscreen”? Which one is best? “Capacitive touchscreen” or “Resistive touchscreen”?
A touchscreen display is one that is sensitive to touch. They are often used on smartphones and similar devices. In the cell phone industry there are two major categories of touchscreen displays: “Capacitive touchscreens” and “Resistive touchscreens”.[Read more]
Imagine you never have to again bother about the lighting when you want to capture moments! Well, this could actually be true if this latest research goes commercial (and find takers). A team of researchers at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore created a new and cheap imaging camera sensor, which they claim to be 1,000 times more sensitive to light. This means you can click high quality pictures even in low lighting.[Read More]
People who have lost fingers can try to get robotic hands that cost tens of thousands of dollars. Or they can try to 3D-print their own hand.
That’s what Richard van As did after a woodworking accident in 2011 cost him four fingers. The South African carpenter decided to build his own fingers from hardware store parts but eventually turned to 3D printing.[Read more].
Have you ever had a can of Coke and thought that it would taste better if it was open source? No? Well, some people have and they have created the world’s first “open source” cola. And it’s on version 1.1.3[Read more].
The internet is a collection of a large number of client-server based systems. So all files and other resources on it are stored on secondary storage devices of the respective servers.[Read more].
At the workplace, our productivity hinges on how well we can use a computer and how well it functions for us. ET offers some easy ways to solve common issues that plague a workplace PC and a few accessories that can help improve efficiency.[Read more].
Take these short-cuts handy to increase your productivity.[Read more].
Over the years we’ve become accustomed to the trend of Android powered USB sticks that act as a plug-n-play device, which can be mounted on a TV, which converts a normal TV into Android running desktop. These USB sticks are generally larger is size than the original USB drives but today we have come across one of the smallest in the market.[Read more].
The 18-year-old Esha Khare Indian American girl developed this super-fast charging device and won $50,000 from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair this week.[Read more].
The Burj Al Arab, the “world’s only 7-Star hotel” is redefining the boundaries of the absurdly luxurious by issuing every guest their own 24-carat gold iPad.[Read more].
The report says that after sending HTTPS URLs over the instant messaging service, these URLs get an unannounced visit from the Microsoft headquarter. This incident was reported by a user who had observed some unusual network traffic right after a message was sent via Skype.[Read more]
National Cheng Kung University may not have a fight song — but it is definitely willing to fight.For the second time in a year, the Taiwanese university has sued Apple. The most recent suit is for alleged infringement of the university’s patents relating to video compression technology in Apple software such as FaceTime and QuickTime.[Read more]
The Android phone that you have learned to love and enjoy is running an operating system that was designed for commercial and private use. Like most any operating system, several features have been disabled, either for future use or to prevent the casual user from causing permanent damage to the operating system. “Rooting” is the process in which the limitations are removed and full-access is allowed. Once rooted, the Android phone owner will have more control over many settings, features and performance of their phone. Basically, “rooting” means to get to the root of the operating system and to have the ability to make global changes.[Read more].
This will help you understand exactly what each erro page means and what to do when you see them.Each browser displays and words its error pages differently. A certificate error or malware warning looks different in each different browser, but the different types of error pages mean the same thing.[Read more].