Articles By Ranina Sanglap
Now with Apple's new iPad boasting a more powerful processor and a screen resolution that is better than an Xbox 360 or a PlayStation 3 will gamers soon be ditching consoles for iPads?
Hollywood director James Cameron is exploring a world as alien as the one in his movie "Avatar." Cameron is attempting to descend to the deepest place on Earth later this month.
The Raspberry Pi, a $35 computer went on sale last week and promptly sold out the 100,000 units the company put out for pre-order. The stripped-down Linux PC is designed to encourage children to learn programming skills and promote the study of computer science.
Batten down those hatches, the Earth is experiencing the biggest solar storm in five years and it may cause disruptions in power grids, communication networks and power grids over the next 24 hours.
Acer is talking big as it promises to launch a $499 ultrabook in 2013 to compete against Apple Inc.'s iPad in sales. Acer Global President, Jianren Wen said Tuesday at the CeBIT technology show in technology that ultrabooks will drop in price to just $499 by 2013.
Despite advances in robotics that produced such realistic robo-pets like Paro, the robo-seal, many robo-pets are still hindered because they don't look or act like real pets. However a team from the University of British Columbia is set to make robo-pets more realistic with a smart fur that can allow robo-pets to sense their owners' emotional state.
Analysts and tech observers have been fond of calling Apple's surging popularity indicative of the post-PC era. Apple's iPad sales have fostered the growth of the tablet market with rivals like Amazon and Samsung scrambling with their own tablet devices.
NASA's putting a lot of effort dispelling those pesky end-of-the-world scenarios. After assuring the public that the Earth isn't going to get sucked into a black hole or getting hit by a supernova blast, NASA is now downplaying speculation from doomsayers that asteroid 2012 DA14 won't obliterate the Earth next year.
Robotics company iRobot has lofty goals for its Ava robot: the company plans to ship Ava to shopping malls and hospitals in the United States to help humans in everyday tasks.
Fans of science fiction will have one less technology to look forward to in the future. The ubiquitous warp drive made popular in such shows as Star Trek, could fry any planetary system it stops in.