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Smart glasses: Optic 2000 celebrates 50 years of innovation

The last edition of Las Vegas’ global innovation exhibition has been marked with French eyewear specialist Optic 2000’s 50th anniversary. After decades of focusing mainly on optics and design, the French firm is now addressing the next era of glasses: technology integration.

Researchers Suggest Previous Studies On Smartphone Addiction May Be Flawed

Researchers are now suggesting the there are some serious flaws in a large majority of studies and surveys that have been conducted in recent times which examines the impact on the psychological wellbeing of an individual from the excessive usage of modern technology – especially digital and phone...

Myth Of Positive Health Impact Of Moderate Drinking Debunked In New Study

Earlier studies which had given rise to the notion that one or two drinks a day might protect against stroke have been negated in the results of a major genetic study which has also claimed a very direct relation between increased alcohol consumption and risks of higher blood pressure and stroke....

10 Steps To Reduce Cancer Risk Suggested By Global Experts In A Cancer Prevention Report

The vital relationship between cancer diagnoses and diet, physical activity and weight were confirmed in a new study that examined the lifestyle factors that could prevent cancer. The study was released internationally on Wednesday.  10 cancer prevention recommendations were summarized as...

Child Health Fears In UK Gives Rise To Calls For Ban On Coca-Cola's Christmas Truck Tour

Sugar allegedly plays an important role in rotting of teeth in children and their obesity, according to the NHS in the UK, and this is the reason that the UK health agency has appealed to local councils and shopping centres to prevent visits of the promotional Christmas trucks of Coca-Cola.  ...

Tesla provide Ludicrous Mode retrofit to P90D owners

Somehow the car doesn’t feel fast enough without the upgrade. When Tesla introduced Model S P90D that superseded the P85D, owners of the P85D no longer had the best performance version of the luxurious electric sedan. Tesla naturally gracefully offered a discounted Ludicrous Mode retrofit for the...

Music streaming comes of age in the U.S.

It isn’t surprising to note that physical distribution channels are dipping while music streaming services are booming. It was just a matter of time before streaming became the biggest cash cow of the American music industry.   As per RIAA’s latest sales report, of the total revenues earned...

Netflix raises the bar for its “Recommended TV” logo

TV manufacturers now have to meet at least 5 of the 7 criteria. Sony and LG have so far made the cut. In an effort aimed at improving its services as well coax manufacturers to improve speeds on Smart TVs, Netflix launched its much vaunted "Recommended TV" label.   This year it is upping the...

Stagefright exploit can compromise your android smartphone in 20 seconds

A must read for Android Smartphone users. Knowledge is power. The Android operating system has a vulnerability that you really need to be aware of so that you can protect yourself. Although theoretically lethal, its tedious elaborate to implement in a reliable manner.   A proof of concept...

A necklace that monitors your diet

Researchers from the University of Buffalo have built a prototype of a necklace that determines your calorific intake depending on the noises that you make while chewing and swallowing. For the tech conscious amongst us who count calories of what they eat, image recognition to count calories is so...

Nike to launch self-lacing shoes this holiday season

The sale will be applicable only to those who have a Nike+ membership. So get your Nike+ membership now. Nike has unveiled, in what could be the world’s first “self-lacing” shoe. The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 tightens the shoe’s laces when it senses the presence of the wearer’s heels. For those who want...

FCC catches Verizon playing with supercookies

When the FCC had ruled that Verizon must provide options to its customers to opt out of its usage of supercookies, Verizon played smart and used supercookies, by default, leaving customers the option to opt out. The FCC has now ruled that Verizon’s customers must opt in for the use of its...
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