Technology

Get on the Fast Track to Green Tech Patents

0Encouraging the growth of green technology and green jobs has been a priority for the Obama administration. The recent announcement that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will fast-track green technology patent applications is a step in the right direction. According to U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke the USPTO pilot program will speed up the process of examining certain green ... Read More »

Brightly Wearable Tech Tells You When You Need a Bathroom

Though it’s not a fun thing to discuss, incontinence is a fairly common issue for people above a certain age. For now, most people who experience it have to deal with adult diapers or opt for surgery. But very soon, technology might be able to provide a better way for people to deal with incontinence. Lir Scientific is the company ... Read More »

How to Use Tech Tools to Run a Small Farming Business

Each morning at Ninja Cow Farm in North Carolina, farmer Dan Moore moves his cows from temporary paddocks into the farm’s pasture. He then sits in the pasture with the cows before it’s time for him to go to work. It’s a pretty normal scene for a morning on a farm, except for one thing – he’s actually blogging. Moore ... Read More »

Don’t Just Enter a New Market — Create One

There’s a popular story about the founding of Netflix. In it, the company’s co-founder, Reed Hastings, came up with the idea after accruing a $40 late fee from Blockbuster for the movie Apollo 13. But according to recent reports, that story might not be entirely accurate. The company’s co-founders Hastings and Marc Randolph simply wanted to come up with a ... Read More »

New iPad Tipped to Sport Less Bezel, Larger Display, and No Home Button

HIGHLIGHTS The new iPad will have a 10.9-inch display It will get rid of the Home Button It is expected to be unveiled early next year Apple decided to keep its October event focused on its Mac lineup. It was rumoured to refresh iPad models at the event initially but later that rumour died down, and new models are expected ... Read More »

Bluetooth 5 Officially Released, Will Come to Devices in a Few Months

HIGHLIGHTS Bluetooth is a ubiquitous wireless standard to connect electronics Bluetooth 5 features 2x speeds, 4x range over predecessors Devices featuring Bluetooth 5 should be out in the next 2 to 6 months Bluetooth is the quintessential wireless standard for electronics to communicate with each other across small distances in a power-efficient way. Everything from smartwatches to wireless speakers and ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 With Windows 10, 8GB RAM Rumoured to Launch on December 30

Xiaomi’s Mi Pad tablet HIGHLIGHTS Mi Pad 3 pricing is said to start at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,000) It is likely to sport a 7.9-inch display Mi Pad 3 is rumoured to sport a metal body Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 tablet is rumoured to launch in China on December 30. The company is said to bring major upgrades to ... Read More »

Lenovo K6 Power vs Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime vs Coolpad Note 5 vs Asus ZenFone Max: The Ultimate Battery Showdown

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo launched the K6 Power in India It has been priced at Rs. 9,999 The K6 Power will be available starting December 6 Lenovo on Tuesday unveiled the K6 Power smartphone at Rs. 9,999. The new Lenovo K6 Power will go on sale starting December 6 and will be available exclusively via Flipkart. The company, ahead of the launch, ... Read More »

Apple iPhone 8 Leaks and Rumours So Far: Specifications, Release Date, and More

Apple iPhone 8 Leaks and Rumours So Far: Specifications, Release Date, and More HIGHLIGHTS Apple iPhone 8 leaks suggest it will have not have the Home button Rumoured iPhone 8 features include OLED screen, wireless charging Apple may launch 3 or more variants of iPhone 8, leaks say The iPhone launch is usually the biggest technology event of the year, ... Read More »

Twitter Live Video Launched for Android and iOS; Powered by Periscope

HIGHLIGHTS The feature is available to iOS and Android users Users can now live stream via a tweet Users do not need the Periscope app installed Twitter has launched the ability to create live videos via its Android and iOS apps with the help of Periscope. Just like Facebook, Twitter will also allow users to live stream video through the ... Read More »