Braille Tablet Prototype Aims to Make Readers More Accessible for the Blind

A team of researchers led by Dr. Sile O’Modhrain at the University of Michigan have recently unveiled a Braille-enabled prototype tablet. If this initiative becomes a success, reading text and working with graphs will take a whole new turn for people who are suffering from sight problems. The tablet features fully refreshable pages which contain raised bumps which can be read by touch.

At this time, electronic devices that are Braille-enabled are extremely expensive. According to Dr. O Modhrain, a ...

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Sling TV Is Here – Watch out Old TV

Sling TV has come up with a refreshing approach in its campaign where it boldly demeans the traditional ways of watching TV like cable and satellite TV. If you have seen the latest ad of Sling TV, you will surely be able to relate with the ways in which we get caught in the old TV set up.

The advertisement shows how anyone who uses cable TV or satellite to watch television is caught up in contracts, hidden costs, paying for ...

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Spotify Rolls out Video Streaming to Android

Spotify announced in May last year that the company is going to introduce videos and podcasts to its streaming service line-up. While the launch date was being speculated at that time, it sounded promising to be able to watch videos as well.

On January 25th, 2016 the VP of Spotify, Shiva Rajaraman, told the Wall Street Journal that an update for Android is being made available soon. The next day, video streaming finally arrived on Spotify on Android devices. So now, ...

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How to Improve Battery Life of Your Smartphone?

Most smartphones use a lithium Ion battery or a Lithium Polymer battery. There are a lot of ways to care for the battery so that its life is extended. To improve the battery life of your Smartphone, you can follow these steps:

  1. Black Wallpaper

If you have a phone with an AMOLED screen which is the kind most of the Samsung devices use, then you must stick to a dark colour background. The reason why it saves battery is that AMOLED screens ...

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Top Netflix Alternatives

Netflix is becoming quite synonymous to video streaming. The company has unarguably secured the top spot in the industry. Netflix provides a perfect mix of movies, TV shows and original content at a good price. It is supported by most of the devices which makes it easy for the users. So while Netflix is one of the best, there are many other programs that are equally great. Some of these programs work on a subscription model while others are ad-supported, ...

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MinecraftEdu–Microsoft Boosts Student Engagement

Microsoft’s Minecraft has been a popular game since its launch in 2009. The game has sold 22 million copies and is one of the best-selling PC games. The game started getting the attention of children when it launched its mobile version. The tech giant is now planning to launch the game in the education market. Microsoft plans to release MinecraftEdu this summer. It is a modified version of the game which has been altered for classroom use.

MinecraftEdu was developed by ...

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Brave – Re-inventing the Browsing Experience

Brendan Eich, the former Mozilla CEO has announced launch of an Internet browser that takes annoyance out of the web browsing experience – Brave, a browser that is free of ads and cookies. The browser blocks everything except content that you specifically want. This means you are going to have an ad-free experience if you switch to Brave. The browser will continue to allow clean ads which are meant to fund website owners as well as Brave users. All Brave ...

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3D Printing – A Brief Overview

3D Printing – A Brief Overview

3D Printing is one of the most exciting areas of technology in today’s world. Every few months sees some more models adding on to the list of 3D printers available in the market. It is indeed one of the best inventions. Manufacturers of 3D printers are continuously innovating to bring better 3D printers at an affordable price for us. These printers are gradually replacing the traditional 2D printers because of the amazing way in which ...

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All You Need to Know About Remix Os

Jide is the company that gained popularity for its sleek Android tablets. The company has now developed an operating system – Remix OS 2.0 – which is based on the Android-x86 project. The project is an initiative to bring Android to PC users who are using x86 chipsets – Intel and AMD. Remix OS 2.0 is available for download for free on Jide’s website.

According to Jide, “Hardware by nature is cold and inanimate”. The developers of Remix OS felt the ...

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The Battle of the Ride Sharing Services – Uber vs Lyft

The battle between the two ride-sharing services is mounting as users continue to stay divided on which one is better. Both services make it easy for you to grab a ride with the help of your phone, get you to your destination quickly and will take payments automatically without you having to hand cash or card to the drivers. Calling a cab by using your phone is way easier than hailing a cab the traditional way. Additionally, there are so ...

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