Tag Archives: Tech News

Researchers Working on App to Prevent Selfie Deaths

  We’ve all heard the stories: those who pose for a particularly selfie on a cliff, mountaintop, or other dangerous location, and succumb to their death in the process. There have even been recent reports of Pokemon Go leading its users to unfamiliar and unsafe locations. While advances in technology are undoubtedly exciting, it is critical to retain our common sense and take necessary precautions when using newly-designed technology. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have examined hundreds of these “selfie-deaths” to see if they can design something…

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Read PC Magazine To Stay Updated On The Latest Tech News

Many successful, on-the-go professionals often find themselves facing a similar problem. In order to be leaders in their industry, they need to remain up-to-date with the latest tech news, trends and products, but they don’t always have the time to conduct in-depth research themselves. That’s where PC Magazine comes in. The magazine offers detailed reviews of all types of new technology on the market, including laptops, tablets, phones, apps, software, printers, and more. Whether you plan on using the technology while travelling or in the office…

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The Ingestible Origami Robot That Operates Right Inside Your Stomach

Ingesting any metal object doesn’t seem like the best of ideas, but sometimes it happens. More often than you would think, actually, as in the U.S. alone 3,500 batteries are swallowed each and every year. Able to burn through internal tissue, ingesting a battery can be dangerous, but altogether difficult to treat. But researchers at MIT have found a solution to the ingestion of a metal object like a battery, and (somewhat counterintuitively) it involves eating another metal object, specifically a newly designed origami-style robot.…

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This Robot Can Teach Itself To Spin A Stick

Not everyone can spin a pencil in their hand, and if you can, you should be proud. It’s no easy feat to coordinate that, and it likely took some practice. Part of the reason why this is no easy feat is because the whole thing has to happen quickly. You move the stick, and the force exerted could cause you to lose control of the pencil. A research group at the University of Washington has created a robot who can pull off this task that…

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Turn to Macworld for Apple and Tech News

  With the near-constant release of new iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and more, it can be hard to keep up with the latest features and innovations among Apple products. But if you’re looking to learn more about the newest offerings in the Apple marketplace — or want to narrow down which specific product will suit your needs — Macworld magazine has got you covered. Macworld is the optimal source for both those who are already Apple experts, as well as beginners to the technology. Through its feature stories,…

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Why You Should Download WIRED on Texture Now

All news is difficult to stay on top of, but when it concerns an industry like tech that is evolving so fast, it’s almost impossible. And, with an industry as nuanced as tech, it adds yet another layer to the difficulty of consuming news. Blogs and websites try as they might to solve this problem, but none have the depth, language and smarts of WIRED Magazine. WIRED covers the stories that matter most to the tech industry, and writes them for everyone from a social…

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