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    Scentee smartphone accessory turns notification sounds into smells

    For reasons unknown, we do find smartphone notification sounds quite annoying, particularly when we’re busy pondering about the nitty-gritty of life. During times like these, this fascinating concept that transforms notifications from annoying sounds to pleasant smells seems pretty promising! … Continue reading


  • WiFi-sharing service Fon, steps on the U.S. shore

    Even Penny can’t resist piggybacking on Leonard and Sheldon’s WiFi network, for the obvious fact that free internet is like free cupcakes these days. Spain-based Wi-Fi sharing service Fon, is taking its first steps in the United States, with hopes … Continue reading


    Play-I Bo and Yana robots teach kids programming with stories

    Let’s face it; kids aren’t completely psyched about coding. It takes a prodigy to pull out a keyboard and begin programming at a tender age. Give a child a Gameboy and well, he’d probably spend a considerable amount of time … Continue reading


    Nokia currently developing a way to charge smartphones using lightning

    If Thor used a smartphone as often as us, he’d be pretty darned pleased with Nokia’s most recent research work. The mobile-phone manufacturer is currently working on a way to charge phones using nothing but lightening! A team of scientists … Continue reading


    The Bigshot Camera introduces kids to art and mechanics

    Not all forms of education is truly educative, or for a fact, even required. This is also why Columbia University computer scientist Shree Nayar thought out of the box while creating a medium to educate kids about the mechanics of … Continue reading


    David Stockton designs Bluetooth headsets to compliment new generation iPhones

    There is no denying the fact that the Apple iPhone 5S and 5C will continue flying out of the American manufacturer’s stables, despite the cries of irritated Android-loving onlookers. That said, here’s a range of deliciously well-crafted audio accessories for … Continue reading


    Designer Thomas Bogner develops an Apple smartwatch mock-up

    Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, and we’re sure Apple’s rolling up its sleeves, preparing for the launch of its own rendition of this new portable device platform. Berlin-based engineer Thomas Bogner took a step ahead from the rest and … Continue reading


    P.A.C.O, the open-source gesture-controlled wireless speaker is made from concrete!

    We’ve seen speakers being made from plastic, ceramic and wood, but concrete? Well we thought that’s best left to constructing buildings! Italian design studio Digital Habit(s) thinks otherwise and has unveiled the revolutionary, if somewhat shocking, P.A.C.O! This open-source speaker … Continue reading


    Sharp develops the futuristic Health Care Support Chair

    Health care and technology are a great combination and quite often, the two team-up for exemplary results. Here’s yet another technological advancement given to the world of medicine and health care, the Sharp Health Care Support Chair. This development is … Continue reading


    Sharp develops the futuristic Health Care Support Chair

    Health care and technology are a great combination and quite often, the two team-up for exemplary results. Here’s yet another technological advancement given to the world of medicine and health care, the Sharp Health Care Support Chair. This development is … Continue reading


    Tikker watch counts down the time you’ve got left to live

    Having a death-clock ticking ominously, telling you just how long you have to live, isn’t particularly an enjoyable experience. Some people think otherwise. Behold the Tikker, a reminder of your apparent demise that you can now sport on your wrist! … Continue reading


    Virtualizer VR gaming computer developed by students from the University of Vienna

    VR, or virtual reality gaming, is quickly catching on, for obvious reasons. These games nearly allow players to enter the virtual world of games and use real-time actions to play! Joining the race is the Virtualizer, designed and developed by … Continue reading


    Yaskawa Electric introduces robotic systems to help people walk

    A Japanese company that has been around since the last 98 years has recently caught eyeballs around the globe recently with its robotic technology, designed to help mankind and make the lives of humans easier. Yaskawa Electric, based in the … Continue reading


    Nymi bracelet uses heartbeats for passwords!

    Little did we know that scanners that read human fingerprints and eye-scans that in turn work as passwords would turn old school so soon! To replace this technology is the Nymi, a new route to biometric security. Devised by Karl … Continue reading


    Phonebloks concept allows you to build a phone to suit your tastes

    DIY stuff is always a treat to have, given the fact that these products give you a chance to build prototypes to your preferences. One such concept is called Phonebloks, allowing you to literally build a phone that suits your … Continue reading


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