Samsung acquires SmartThings a home automation start-up

Samsung acquires SmartThings a home automation start-up

The South Korean electronics giant Samsung acquires SmartThings for an undisclosed amount (via: SmartThings Blog). SmartThings is a Washington based home automation start-up. SmartThings will continue to working independently within Samsung’s Open Innovation Center group. Also see: Sproutling baby monitor the future of parenting? “We believe that there is an enormous opportunity to leverage Samsung’s global scale to help us realize ...

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Man creates a synthetic leaf that turns light and water into oxygen

synthetic leaf that turns light and water into oxygen

Anyone heard of Project Silk Leaf? Well, this is a project undertaken by Julian Melchiorri, a student at the Royal College of Art who designed a synthetic leaf that turns light and water into oxygen  “This material has an amazing property of stabilizing (the chloroplast) organelles,” Melchiorri says in the video below. “As an outcome I have the first photosynthetic material ...

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Sproutling baby monitor the future of parenting?

Sproutling baby monitor

Babies are sweet but quite unpredictable. They sleep when parents are awake, and recharged to keep the parents deprived of sleep. I am sure many parents might agree with this point. Parents now a day are taking help of technology to collect patterns and data to get enough info on their kid’s behavior. With the advent of wearable technology products ...

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Glympse for Pebble Smartwatch makes meet-up easier

Glympse for Pebble Smatwatch

Glympse is a famous mobile app that supports a fast and free way of sharing your location with people whom you trust. The support of Glympse for Pebble Smartwatch is the next step by the company to make meet-up’s convenient. The main purpose of Glympse is to make meet-ups hassle free. So, you don’t get into the age old ways ...

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Microsoft employees pour ice water on CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft employees pour ice water on CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft employees pour ice water on CEO Satya Nadella. This was part of a challenge he took to raise awareness about a neurodegenerative disease. He also challenged Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and Larry Page, Google Co-Founder to do the same. Steve Gleason (football player) challenged Satya on Twitter to take the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral ...

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Xiaomi Mi Band fitness tracker priced at $13

Xiaomi Mi Band fitness tracker

While we were thinking that almost all companies wanted to capture the space of smart watches it’s noticed that the healthcare space is not left behind. Xiaomi is making an entry in this space with its Xiaomi Mi Band fitness tracker. The company has set the launched date of August 18th. The price tag for this band is $13. This ...

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How to Recover Deleted Photos from a Memory Card

In the digital age today there is a big data (photos, videos, docs, software etc.) explode. And, to store more data we at times delete some of it. However, problem arises when we do it accidentally, and want the data back. This article is for people who have accidentally deleted their SD card data or their SD card might have ...

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Samsung GALAXY ALPHA Specs and Official Video

Samsung GALAXY ALPHA Specs

Samsung Galaxy Alpha was previewed at en event in Moscow this year by Samsung. The phone will be released in over 150 countries by September. The South Korean electronics giant mentions Alpha to be “the evolution of Galaxy Design”. The pricing is yet not finalized however the assumption is $689 (INR 42,000). See below Samsung Galaxy Alpha specs and features: OS ...

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GUESS Watches and Martian Watches join hands to launch designer smart watches

GUESS Watches and Martian Watches

Smart watches are just catching everyone’s eyes be it the companies like Apple or the traditional watch manufacturers like Timex. The new entry into this league is that of Guess Watches and Martian Watches (Source: PR NewsWire). GUESS Watches is an undoubted leader in international fashion watch, and Martian Watches™ is an award-winning California-based smart watch developer. Both the companies ...

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USB Type-C plug with reversible design and 10Gbps speed

USB-Type-C

The latest update in the USB space is the USB Type-C plug. This USB plug can be fitted into a device irrespective of the way the device is facing. The USB Type-C plug will have a faster data transfer rate but will be still of the same size as of USB 2.0 Micro-B plug. Now, there is another feature added ...

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