March, 2015

NASA to take Nissan’s auto car to Mars

Nissan’s zero-emission autonomous car is all set to be shipped to Mars. You read that right. By the end of 2015, Nasa plans to test an autonomous car by Nissan (prototypes of the Nissan Leaf?!) at its Ames Research Center. Researchers from Nasa and Nissan will test a fleet of zero-emission autonomous vehicles that can be used to transport materials, goods, […]

Contact Lens that Zoom In with a Wink

Google’s patented contact lens that can measure blood sugar levels in tears created a terrific buzz across the world. It’s almost being signed off as a fantastic non-invasive method for diabetics to keep a tab on their health. And now, researchers in Switzerland have taken the contact lens-syndrome (if I may call it so!) to a new level. A set […]

Relax, Your Car Can Think & Drive

The grand South by Southwest Festival 2015 is set to get all the more glamorous this year with a special attendee! This attendee will drive 3,500 miles across the U.S. starting from San Francisco – unattended at that – to reach the venue. Hello everyone at the festival. Please put your hands together for the driverless Audi Q5! Come March […]

Protein Charges Smartphone in 30 Seconds

From 0% to 100% in 30 seconds. That’s how long it will take to charge your smartphone battery. Scientists in Israel have succeeded in developing a technology that can charge a smartphone in just 30 seconds. StoreDot Ltd., a University of Tel Aviv-based technology research and development company, showcased its proprietary bio-molecule based smartphone battery charger FlashBattery during the Microsoft […]

Tick, Tock… Click… Unlock your car

Gone are the days when you had to insert a key to unlock a car’s doors. Most modern day models come with a remote locking system that can lock and unlock all doors at once with the press of a button. Some luxury makers even allow windows to close and open using a key fob. However, with the level of […]

Project Loon ushers in Wireless Future

What according to you is the most transformational technology of this millennium? Is it the Internet? But a high-speed, economical Internet connection is still out of reach for every two out of three people on earth. Google has ushered in a new revolution of space exploration featuring phenomenal levels of ingenuity, creativity and scientific mastery. The world is on the […]

Tesla, Toyota Open Patents Fuel Battery War

It’s a new phase of patent warring that we’ve been witnessing in the automobile world in the last few months. In June 2014, Tesla Motors broke open its patent wall and promised to not initiate any lawsuit against manufacturers using its patented electrical vehicle technology in good faith. Following the steps of this samaritan, in January this year Toyota opened […]

Smartphone Beats Console in its Game

With innumerable functions and substituting a plethora of devices, smartphones have indeed proven to be an efficient jack of all trades. Year after year there have been roaring additions in specs such as megapixels, RAM size, graphics, size of the smartphone itself, sensors, battery life and durability, along with the new versions of Android, IOS and Windows, thereby making the […]