US aircraft companies have revealed that the demand for drone pilots has risen – and that is why they have launched an initiative aimed at persuading young people to consider carving out a profession as a drone pilot. The plea comes due to a shortage of skilled aviators in the industry – with many of the young generation deeming ‘drone technology’ to be cool, the specific aim of the leaders in the unmanned aircraft sector is to get that generation…
LG had big plans for CES 2017 and didn’t disappoint the crowds. The South Korean tech giant unveiled its latest innovative robotic helpers that go far beyond your average kitchen appliances. LG’s Hub Robot, for example, was revealed as well as its Mini-sized counterpart. The robots can control smart home devices, play music, offer advice on commuting times, and overall make life a bit easier. LG appears to be competing with the Amazon Echo, by also revealing its Airbot assistant.…
Coming soon, the world’s most efficient flash drive will be able to store a whopping two terabytes of data – which equals over 160 HD movies. That amount of data is also almost equal in capacity to eight of the largest iPhone’s memories. All of this memory is packed into a device that is less than three inches long. Announced by Kingston Technology, an American, privately held, multinational computer technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells and supports flash memory products…
At CES 2017 held in Las Vegas, on January 4, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced it has introduced the company’s newest premium-tier mobile platform, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with X16 LTE. It’s the first mobile platform to be commercially manufactured using the 10nm FinFET process node, according to Qualcomm, allowing for breakthrough performance and superior power efficiency. The Snapdragon 835 is in production now and is expected to ship in commercial devices in the first half of 2017, the company…
Acer announced on January 3 in Las Vegas its highly anticipated Predator 21 X gaming laptop, the world’s first curved screen notebook. It is designed for ultimate gaming enthusiasts. The world’s first notebook to offer a curved 21-inch IPS display (2560 x 1080 resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate), it delivers an immersive gaming experience, especially when combined with the notebook’s Tobii eye-tracking technology. Bringing game play to a whole new level, gamers can identify enemies, aim and take cover…
The discovery of an Amazon patent has shown the company’s incredible plans for the future of drone technology after it successfully secured a patent to produce ‘flying warehouses’ that would deploy drones from high in the sky to deliver goods to homes below. The patent was granted by the US patent office in April, but it was only recently uncovered by tech analyst Zoe Leavitt. The ‘airborne warehouses’ will fly over cities at 45,000 feet which would then subsequently release…

Samsung launches quantum dot curved gaming monitor

Written on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 07:42
Samsung has announced the launch of its newest industry-leading gaming monitor. The CFG70 curved monitor, designed specifically for professional gamers, includes enhanced picture quality and player-friendly features for a truly immersive gaming experience. The display was first introduced at the Gamescom 2016 and IFA 2016 conferences. As the industry’s first curved gaming monitor to feature quantum dot technology, the CFG70 monitor (24- and 27-inch models) expresses brilliant and accurate colors across a 125 percent sRGB spectrum. This added luminance produces…
Move over Apple AirPods, and make way for headphones featuring artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology. Californian company Vinci has developed headphones that aim to be the “central hub of your connected world”. The headphones currently feature on Kickstarter selling for $99 with a release date estimated at May 2017. The wireless headphones are voice controlled and powered by cloud technology, with no connection needed to a mobile phone. The headphones allow for voice control for users to choose songs so that…
Google’s aspirations to extend the reach of its innovative drone delivery service has encountered a number of issues and plans to begin a wider launch of the product that have been put on hold. Google’s parent company Alphabet, a leading software company, has revealed its ambitious plan for a marketplace that could order anything from a coffee to toilet paper and have it within minutes. The drone-delivery service was given the green light from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to…
Sales of the Apple Watch is on track to be the best ever for the product after a sensational first week of Christmas shopping. Consumers have bought the Apple Watch in mass bulk all over the globe and it set a record. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the gadget’s sell through is a measure of how many units are sold to consumers, rather than simply stocked on retailers’ shelves reached a new high. Cook's comments followed a report on Monday…

LG leverages display expertise, enters medical imaging market

Written on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 06:14
LG Electronics (LG) is entering the growing medical imaging devices market with the introduction of clinical and surgical monitors designed to empower health care professionals to make accurate and informed life-saving decisions. The new monitors and an advanced new radiography devices have been previewed at RSNA 2016, the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America in Chicago. LG 8MP Clinical Review Monitor The LG 8MP Clinical Review Monitor is a 27-inch IPS monitor driving 3840 x 2160 pixels…

Amazon launches new smart home device

Written on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 12:14
Amazon has announced details about developing a new smart home device aimed at fending off competition from market competitors Google and Apple. The world’s largest online retailer is planning to capitalize even further on the surprising success of its voice-controlled home gadgets by introducing a new premium Echo-like speaker to the marketplace. The new smart home device will have a touchscreen measuring around seven inches, a major departure from Amazon’s existing cylindrical home devices that are controlled and respond mostly…
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