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Contact Lenses With Night Vision Coming To Troops?

Graphene technology could lead to night vision contact lenses for the troops.

Will military forces get access to night vision contact lenses? Researchers, Ted Norris and Zhaohui Zhong believe that the possibility is growing very near. They recently found a new way to sense light using two layers of graphene. Graphene is a thin, mostly transparent, sheet of pure carbon with 2-dimensional properties. It is light weight… Read more »

Identity Protection Takes An Interesting Turn With Credit Sesame’s Gratis Solution

Identity Theft Protection From Credit Sesame

Identity Protection has always been one of the most critical aspects of online existence. Credit Sesame might have just introduced a highly appealing option. Though unimaginatively named ‘Identity Theft Protection‘, the product is anything but. The product offers online safeguard against identity theft. The standard, no-cost identity theft protection service comes with $50,000 worth of… Read more »

The Time When NASA Intentionally Crashed Its Moon Mission

LADEE Mission Crashed

NASA is highly particular about its safety records. So it may come as a surprise when the space agency crashed during one of its own Lunar Missions. But the clincher is, it did it on purpose. Last year in September, NASA had launched Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, or as it is fondly referred… Read more »

Sony Debuts The Xperia M2 Mid-Range Smartphone In India

The Sony Xperia M2

Sony has announced the launch of its new mid-range smartphone – the Xperia M2 in India. The device was initially announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year. Even though it is being promoted as a mid-range device, the initial pricing is slightly on the higher side at Rs. 21,990 (USD 363)…. Read more »

Laptops Under $1000? Three Good Options For Connecting On The Cheap

laptopsunder1000

Laptops under $1000? Yep, they do exist. Despite the high demand for laptops, some brands keep a couple of models comfortably under $1000 bucks to help those who don’t have much to spare for gadgets. Shopping for laptops is intimidating, especially if your wallet isn’t exactly well-endowed. A lot of us need newer laptops, but… Read more »

iPhone 5S VS Samsung Galaxy S5: Apple Wins For Durability

iPhone 5S VS Samsung Galaxy S5 Apple Wins For Durability

The iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S5 battle might seem a little unfair considering that Samsung’s best just came out recently, while Apple’s best has been in stores for quite a while. But as it turns out, the Apple iPhone 5S is the clear winner — at least in one area. In a related report… Read more »

Are You Affected By The Nokia Lumia 2520′s Faulty Charger Issue?

Lumia 2520 AC-300 Charger

Nokia has issued a product advisory for its Lumia 2520 Windows 8.1 RT powered tablet. The Nokia 2520 tablet ships with a charger that goes by the model name AC-300. Nokia has discovered a manufacturing defect with this charger due to which the company has issued an urgent product advisory, requesting users to stop using… Read more »

New ‘Kill Switch’ To Become Standard In Cell Phones

Kill switch in cell phone to be the new anti-theft measure.

Cell phone theft is on the rise in many countries. In the U.S., pressures from law makers and consumers have pushed companies to acknowledge the need for countermeasures. After July 2015, all new wireless devices associated with the companies that are part of the agreement will have access to a ‘kill switch.’ Although many believe… Read more »

Bill Gates And Co. Soup Up Snoop Safety For Google Glass Revolution

Google Glass Early Model

Bill Gates, again the richest man on Earth, could just rest easy and spend foundation money these days, but the Microsoft co-founder still manages to show up on technology’s forefront, this time with the first commercial release of the Google Glass. On Tuesday, Google put its $1,500 Glass spectacles up for sale to the general… Read more »

Amazon Smartphone Appears In Leaked Photograph

Amazon Smartphone

The fact that Amazon is coming up with a new smartphone — and that they are extremely secretive about it — was reported by us here on The Inquisitr a few days ago. In the same report, we had also talked about a recent high security meeting that Amazon had with select few developers who… Read more »

Almost Half Of Twitter Users Prefer To Sit On The Sidelines

Large Majority of Twitter Accounts Inactive

Twitter may be considered one of the fastest social media platforms to spread the buzz about any topic, but a new report suggests that a high number of Twitter users seldom use the service. A report by Twopcharts, a firm that monitors Twitter usage, reveals that nearly half of the Twitter users have no say… Read more »

New Nokia Phones Code Named Superman, Moonraker Appear

New Nokia Phones

Nokia might be getting absorbed by Microsoft but there is little indication that the Nokia brand itself is going to die. After facing a lean patch during its transition from Symbian phones to the complete different platform that is Windows Phone, there are signs that the company is on the road to recovery. Last week,… Read more »

Lenovo S660 Mid Range Android Smartphone Launched In India

Lenovo S660

Lenovo has bought its newest handset – the S660 — to India. The launch of this phone comes just a week or so after Lenovo launched another device – the A526 on April 2. Let’s take a closer look at the Lenovo S660 and its features. Display and Hardware The Lenovo SS60 features a 4.7… Read more »

Now A Satnav Footwear That Guides You Home

Lechal Wearable Shoe Guidance

Taking wearable technology to the next level, a new product which fits inside the shoe will help lost joggers get back on track. Called ‘Satnav’ footwear, the company has come up with a Bluetooth linked in–sole system that pairs with the wearer’s smartphone and offers discreet guidance. The makers claim that the days of trying… Read more »

ATMs That Attack The Attacker Coming Soon

ATMs can be coated with special coating that sprays thieves

Securing Automated Teller Machines (ATM) have always been a difficult and time–consuming job. However, researchers at ETH University in Zurich have come up with an interesting coating that could become a 24×7 deterrent for ATM bandits. ATMs have always been fortified with highly intricate and complex machinery that prevents even the toughest of criminals from… Read more »

Could There Be An Internet Blackout Imminent?

Workshop hosted to train for internet apocalypse.

‘Preppers‘ is becoming a well known term in American culture. There are people prepping for a nuclear war, a zombie apocalypse and many other situations. Now, they’re even getting ready for a possible internet apocalypse. The internet is something we rely on for a number of things. We use the internet for medical records, banking,… Read more »

Amazon Smartphone To Be Launched In September 2014?

Amazon Phone

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Amazon has been demoing its new smartphone to developers in Seattle and San Francisco in the past few weeks. The mythical Amazon branded smartphone was showcased to these people under tight security in secure hotels, the report adds. We presume the developers probably might have been under an… Read more »

Beyonce Accused Of Photoshopping Her Instagram Pictures

Beyonce Doctored Photo

Instagram is one of the best current-updating social apps people just love to use. Considered “better” than Twitter and way less cumbersome than Facebook (which so happens to be Instagram’s sister site), it is not a surprise celebrities would utilize it for their image. Beyonce is a prime example of a star who knows how… Read more »

Google Glass: You Can Buy It April 15 — And April 15 Only

Google Glass Goes On Sale For One Day On April 15

Google Glass is going on sale for the non-chosen few for one day and one day only — April 15. Whereas Google Glass has been available for some time for developers and those Google has deemed to be influencers, only now is Google Glass available to everyone. Well, everyone with $1,500 to blow on the… Read more »