Technology

The Samsung virtual reality headset

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Samsung’s virtual reality headset, the Gear VR Innovator Edition, showed up on the company’s online store Today for $199.99. Samsung Gear VR is a virtual-reality headset that uses the company’s new Galaxy Note 4 as its main display. It looks a little like an Oculus Rift, and a “powered by Oculus” logo appears on the side. But it reminds us ... Read More »

The Future: The Rope-Free Elevators

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Envisions a future where self-propelled elevators can travel both horizontally and vertically along skyscrapers in places like New York, for example, it’s estimated you’ll spend almost 16 years waiting for an elevator and about six years inside one. ThyssenKrupp just introducedthe “Multi” elevator — the first cable-free elevator that will use magnetic levitation and a linear motor — similar to the ... Read More »

A Belt that charges your phone

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Nifty, a U.K. based company that has already successfully funded a nifty portable storage solution for MacBook laptops (the MiniDrive) is back on Indiegogo looking to raise funds for an equally interesting project, the XOO Belt. What’s so great about the company’s new belt? It has a hidden, but very important, feature: It can offer additional battery life to an iPhone ... Read More »

How these popular websites looked at launch

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Thanks to the waybackmachine internet archive, we’re still able to see some of the Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 pioneers looked in their earliest incarnations.Take a look below and see how many you recognize from using them in the early stage. google.com – launched in 1996 youtube.com – launched in 2005 facebook.com – launched in 2004 yahoo.com – launched in ... Read More »

Scientists develop germ-extracting nano-bandage

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Researchers are developing a state-of-the-art bandage that may be able to extract bugs out of wounds and accelerate the healing process, a report shows. Scientists have discovered that microorganisms are transferred most easily to nanofiber meshes having the same diameters as the sizes of bacteria, researchers said at the 61st annual AVS International Symposium and Exhibition in the US city ... Read More »

Electric Boat Looks Like A Waterbug

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The tech site CNET reports if you have a lot of cash to burn and want to own a “sports car for the water,” then you should check into preordering a Quadrofoil, a hydrofoiling personal electric watercraft. The luxury vehicle seats two people, operates quietly and zooms up to 25 mph. The Quadrofoil is expected to be delivered to customers ... Read More »

Brothers Win Gold Medal and Best Inventor 2014 Award

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Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship campus Fellow Max Mohammadhassan Mohammadi and Ali Mohammadi won the Gold Medal prize as well as the ‘Best Inventor 2014’ prize in eHealth at the World’s Digital Health Forum for their invention, CAD Detector! CAD Detector helps screen and diagnose heart disease and several other types of diseases at a significantly earlier stage and in a ... Read More »

Gadgets to use around the house

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We have gathered for you the must-have new gadgets homeowners need in their lives. These purchases and sometimes splurges are surefire bets to change lives. What Makes a Home Gadget Great? We base our roundup of at-home technology around a few requirements: Necessity, Functionality, Price, Wow factor & the Genius factor! See our picks below: Read More »

Persian Rugs What’s In a Name?

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“We acquired one of the oldest and most valuable domains in the industry, PersianRugs.com, registered in 1995. It is currently the world’s most valuable premium Iranian domain name after Iran.com. Persian Rugs are one of the largest exports of Iran. These rugs have attained an elite status as the best in the world. Some private appraisal services have evaluated the domain alone to be worth over $500,000 dollars.” Yashar Zhalehdoust, the ... Read More »

A first look at Microsoft Fitness Band-Smartwatch

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Everyone in the world has a wearable these days, and now it’s Microsoft’s turn. Cnet reported today that the Microsoft Band is now available after a surprise debut last night. Available only in the US for now, it costs $199, and works on Android, iPhones, and Windows Phone devices alike. In addition to the obvious optical heart-rate monitor you can ... Read More »