All posts by Joe Schwartz

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Laser Razor Plans To Change Shaving Forever

Thanks to laser razors, shaving is about to be changed forever. Skarp Technologies has decided to change the process and way we all shave by creating the Skarp Razor. The product is as simple as it is innovative, as it just replaces a razor blade with a laser razor. Before you go criticizing the product and questioning whether there is a need for it, there is an important statistic that you should be made aware of. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an estimated…

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Drones Built A Rope Bridge That Can Actually Be Walked On

Drones are an extremely impressive piece of technology. From spray painting billboards to firing handguns, it seems each day drones are being programmed to do something new. Today, that new task involves building an actual rope bridge that can be walked on. Although, this new feat is equally remarkable as it is terrifying. Zurich’s Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control and Gramazio Kohler Research have created the project, called “Aerial Construction.” The ultimate goal is to “investigate and develop methods and techniques for robotic aerial construction.” Clearly, this…

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Siri Could Allow You to Never Listen to a Voicemail Again

Voicemails are an outdated service that most people seem to hate dealing with and for good reason. It’s a rather annoying feature and with the advancements in technology, one would assume voicemail would have become a thing of the past already. Well, if Apple is successful with their latest project, voicemails will in fact become an ancient memory. According to a Business Insider report, Apple is currently testing out a new voicemail service called iCloud Voicemail that utilizes everyone’s favourite Apple feature, Siri, to transcribe voicemails.…

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Amazon Dash Simplifies Shopping with the Push of a Button

{{unknown}}Earlier this year, we wrote how Amazon was developing a one-touch button that provided a simple way to order common household items, ensuring that you never ran out of these products again. Well, now Amazon has finally released the first batch of these new Dash Buttons exclusively for Amazon Prime members. Individuals will no longer have to worry if they are running low on laundry detergent, Gatorade, macaroni & cheese and many other common household items. Now, all you have to do is simply place…

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Samsung unveils monitor that wirelessly charges your phone

For several years, consumer electronics makers have attempted to make computer monitors more attractive through enhanced features such as speakers and other cool additions. The impact has been minimal to say the least and consumers were often unimpressed. Thanks to Samsung Electronics, this may soon be changing. Samsung has created a new monitor with a new feature that will hopefully usher in a new and exciting era in consumer electronics: monitors that allow for integrated wireless charging for your mobile devices. Samsung’s SE370 is the world’s…

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IKEA Placemat Helps You Avoid Your Phone During Dinner

IKEA has come out with a new solution for that family member(s) who just will not put down their phone(s) during dinner. The solution is part of the company’s SITTNING limited edition collection of dinnerware, which includes a placemat that has a dedicated pocket for hiding away your smartphone during meals. The placemat is called “logged out”, despite the fact that the phone does not actually log you out. All the placemat does is hide your device and hopefully prevent you from checking it every…

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Online Takeout Orders Will Surpass Phone Orders in 5 Years

The increase in popularity of mobile apps has added a new element to the term couch potato. Now individuals can relax on their couch with their phone in hand and within a few simple clicks can have food delivered to their door within the hour. I’m not talking about making a phone call for delivery. In today’s society, phone calls are quickly becoming less popular. Instead, individuals prefer to send a quick text or their favourite emoji rather than have a traditional in person discussion…

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Food Powder from Spoiled Produce Hopes to End World Hunger

The following stat may shock you and make you extremely irritated: each year an estimated 1.76 billion tons of food is wasted around the world. According to the United Nations, this represents a $750  billion economic loss. Economic loss aside, the fact that there are people starving and dying of hunger when 1.76 billion tons of food is wasted each year is appalling. Thankfully, a group of international masters students have had enough and are trying to do something to fight world hunger through a company…

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Hadrian

New Robot Can Build a House In Only Two Days

A robot known as Hadrian could become the best friend or biggest foe of the home construction market. Hadrian was named after the ancient Roman emperor with the same name, who had a profound enthusiasm for construction. The company that developed Hadrian, Fastbrick Robotics, claims the robot can lay around 1,000 bricks per hour and complete the entire frame of a standard house in under two days. Yes, you really did read that right! The robot is still in the prototype stage, but the company…

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Samsung Safety Truck

Samsung creates a Safety Truck to reduce head-on collisions

{{unknown}}There are very few things worse than getting stuck behind a large and extremely slow semi-truck on a narrow two-lane road. To make things worse, these big trucks make it far too difficult to pass them given the narrow road. Well, this problem may soon become a thing of the past. Samsung has come up with an extremely clever and efficient solution to this irritating problem. The company has unveiled what they call The Safety Truck, which is essentially a semi-truck with a wireless camera mounted to the…

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