Technology

Apple CarPlay to Support Wireless Mode, Additional Display Sizes, and More

Apple during its Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 introduced a bunch of new features for its CarPlay platform amidst several other announcements dealing withiOS 9 and Apple Music. Detailed by Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering during the conference, CarPlay will let automakers add their own apps into the platform starting with iOS 9 later this year. The ... Read More »

World’s First ‘Feeling’ Leg Prosthesis Offers New Hope to Amputees

The world’s first artificial leg capable of simulating the feelings of a real limb and fighting phantom pain was unveiled by researchers in Vienna on Monday.The innovation is the result of a two-fold process, developed by Professor Hubert Egger at the University of Linz in northern Austria. Surgeons first rewired remaining foot nerve endings from a patient’s stump to healthy ... Read More »

Nasa Developing Eco-Friendly Supersonic Jets

The US space agency Nasa said it is spending over $6 million to fund research into cheaper and greener supersonic travel, reported Quartz.While modern fighter jets can fly faster than the speed of sound, the environmental impact is relatively small as not many fighter jets are in operation at a given time. However, the impact on environment would be massive ... Read More »

Logitech UE Boom Bluetooth Speaker Launched at Rs. 14,995

After launching the UE Megaboom at CES 2015, Logitech has launched the UE Boom in India at Rs. 14,995. The portable Bluetooth speaker is a part of the company’s Ultimate Ears brand of premium audio devices, and will be available in Orchid, Superhero, Black, and Aqua colour variants. With a cylindrical design that offers 360-degree sound, the UE Boom features ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Band, 16000mAh Power Bank to Go on Sale Without Registration on Tuesday

Xiaomi India on Monday announced that Tuesday will see an open sale of the Mi Band and 16000mAh Mi Power Bank on its site. The company however did not reveal how many units of either device will be made available to purchase.Both the Xiaomi Mi Band and the 16000mAh Mi Power Bank will go on sale without registrations at 2pm ... Read More »

CERN’s LHC resumes experiments at record-breaking energy

    The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) resumed smashing particles together at unprecedented energy today, churning out data for the first time in more than two years that scientists hope might help crack the mystery of “dark matter.” A technician stands near the world’s largest superconducting solenoid magnet (CMS, Compact Muon Solenoid) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)’s Large ... Read More »

Welcome to the selfie-drone, how latest technology is Star Wars, Back to the Future but also 1984

    Imagine a smartphone that could fly off your wrist and photograph you from all angles. This latest development in selfie-technology was part of a fascinating, inspiring, and occasionally terrifying talk about drones at The Cheltenham Science Festival on Wednesday. Because if you thought drones were just something that took pretty aerial pictures or went on bombing raids in ... Read More »

Lining up for the latest cool home technology — in 1954

    They lined up down the block — more than 5,000 of them — on a New Year’s Day morning to experience the latest development in personal technology. It was likely that none of them had seen anything like it before, certainly not in Milwaukee. They were hoping to get their first glimpse of color television. On Jan. 1, ... Read More »

Mighty Mini 3-cyl. Features BMW’s Latest Tech

    Ward’s 10 Best Engines competition has recognized outstanding powertrains for 21 years. This installment of the 2015 Behind the 10 Best Engines series looks at the development of BMW’s 1.5L 3-cyl. in the Mini. Most of us can remember when the handful of 3-cyl. engines on the market were shaky, sluggish, generally sorry attempts at wringing a bit ... Read More »

Manheim Township graduation speeches, atmosphere reflect latest technology

    Contagious excitement filled Calvary Church as the Manheim Township High School Class of 2015 filed in from both sides of the sanctuary. As the students made their grand entrance from the balcony down to the pews, parents, grandparents and friends called out and waved to the soon-to-be-graduates for one last look at the high school seniors. The commencement ... Read More »