If you use internet services (Netflix, Hulu, Facebook, Skype) on your TV that requires to enter password, then you are probably aware of how difficult it is to type password by using a TV remote control set. Logitech is fixing that problem and has announced a smart keyboard named ‘Harmony’ that can be used with TV, computer, Xbox, Apple TV, Roku, or Play Station. Simplify text entry on Internet-connected entertainment devices with Logitech Smart Keyboard.
Facebook is said to deliver internet access to the parts of the world where it is not available yet. Starting from Africa, Facebook will achieve this by acquiring drone technology. Drone drives itself and its powered by batteries drawing required energy from the Sun. These can be used in many ways, including weather monitoring, disaster recovery, Earth imaging, or communications.
A leaked photo of the successor to the HTC One, shows a smart phone that will have a dual rear camera and will be available in gold finish. A leaked photograph, published by @evleaks, looks very much alike to a picture of an upcoming HTC One smart phone. The new picture does not reveal the name of device but @evleaks calls it the “All New HTC One, 2014,” maybe its the new HTC One 2014 model.
With Facebook launching a news related stand-alone app, it is not only imitating the existing Flipboard news app, but also attempting to create a more ‘mature’ Facebook experience for its users. When referring to the term ‘original users’, the term applies to 90’s kids. The Generation Y, who were the first to explore social networking in its infancy. Facebook has just turned 10, with the majority of its users signing up in 2006-2007, after the University email address only restriction was lifted. In that year alone, Facebook went from 12 million users to 50 million users. Facebook was cool and fresh when it started. Most importantly, it was a whole new way for people to interact with each other. Ten years on and Facebook has survived law suits, privacy issues, and cat pictures and it will continue to outlast passing trends, such as ‘NekNominations’ and Selfies.
Normally the story of a drunk teenager who wakes up in a different city would not interest the Tech community, unless it was either a personal story or a re-lived memory, however this one is slightly different. Whereas most of us who have experienced such a scenario were woken up at a bus station by a driver or woke up in a pool of sweat realizing that the train has pulled into a station 3 stops after the one needed, teenager Luke Harding from near Manchester, UK went out one night with his mates for a few drinks and woke up in Paris. It seemed the combination of alcohol and a smartphone can prove to be quite a dangerous mix.
One of the new developments at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show was the sheer amount of new smartphone add-ons. A lot of these add-ons are already available to buy or gaining publicity before the product is released. The market for these gadgets and add-ons is huge, and so it the potential. As statistics, sales and market research show, smartphones are consistently on the rise. Eric Schmidt, the Google chairman, even stated that in the previous years mobile was winning, now it has won. Schmidt also boldly declared that eventually, everyone is going to have a smartphone.
France-based robotics company, Induct has announced “Navia Shuttle” – A 100% electric automated public transport vehicle. Its an automated car. You can summon Navia to you by using your smartphones or call it up from your desktop PC. First ever world’s commercially available self-driven car that can carry 8 passengers and travel at maximum speed of 12.5 mph (20.1 km/h) is simple, safe and environment-friendly mobility solution. This intelligent, electric and driverless vehicle is now available in the U.S.
The substantial loss of data in different areas has raised the need of concern over specific levels of data security to prevent the occurrence of antagonistic situations. Data loss is one of the most terrible cases pulling businesses to a situation that grinds their productive specifics to the halt. If you discuss data at an organizational or a personal level, it makes difference interestingly. In either case, losing it is just ridiculous. Weather it is a business document or unofficial files, both have their significant importance in different closets. Looking specifically at organizational data where a single bit is most crucial, and if goes lost, it results in a long trail of loss.