Browsing articles tagged with "Smartphone"
Nov
26
2014

How Dixon uses twitter to augment his memory after traumatic head injury

Thomas Dixon

For Thomas Dixon, incessantly checking his smartphone isn’t an obsessive compulsive need like it is for the rest of us. Twitter is his memory. Without his twitter feed Dixon wouldn’t be able to remember what he did yesterday. “I’m always aware of what I’m talking about and who I’m with in the moment,” says Dixon “I just don’t know what happened yesterday or the day before. My declarative episodic memory is shot.”

Aug
30
2014

USBCondom- the safer way to charge your smartphone

USBCondom body

there’s good news for you security conscious (read : paranoid) folks. int3.cc’s USBCondom allows you to safely charge your phone at any charging station by eliminating the chance of accidental data exchange or someone surreptitiously stealing away your data.

Jul
6
2014

Your Smartphone is now a Panic Button

Your Smartphone is now a Panic Button

Being stuck in a hostage like situation, without the means to call for help is a thing that nightmares are made of. Its also something that that political activists and journalists reporting from the frontlines of the politically oppressive regimes fear. But Amnesty International is here to circumvent these fears with its aptly titled app – Panic Button. It is a brilliant invention as it transforms your smartphone into a discreet alarm that can be activated secretly. At the press of a button, the Panic Button app sends alerts and your location data to friends and colleagues so they can get help faster.

Jul
1
2014

4 Most Important things announced at Google I/O

4 important announcements at Google I/O 2014

Every year, usually around the same time Google introduces new products and services and also provides updates to the existing in an event called Google I/O. Heard of Android? Here is a list of the 4 most important announcements made by Google – Android one, Smart Watches, Android L and an unified design language called “Material Design”.

Jun
21
2014

Vessyl – the smart cup that knows & tracks what you’re drinking in real-time

Vessyl - the smart cup that knows & tracks what you're drinking in real-time

Over the years, we have come across a lot of ‘smart’ gadgets. We have seen smart phones, smart watches, smart TVs, smart helmets, smart fridges and many other such innovative devices. The latest to join the ‘smart’ bandwagon is our humble little mug! Vessyl is a smart mug by industrial designer Yves Behar and Mark One, which can detect the kind of drink that’s poured into it. It has a clean, minimalistic look and can hold 385 ml of liquid.

Jun
3
2014

How a local hero is born: The Micromax story

How a local hero is born: The Micromax story

The ‘Made in India’ tag has long been a victim of it’s own identity and the significantly low standards set by lazy industry stalwarts. It’s not vehemently difficult to argue otherwise, but who would, when you could just spend some extra cash and get a “better” product. One that hasn’t been manufactured or assembled here, one that does not contribute to the nation’s economy and most importantly, one that gives you a higher perceived social high ground to stand on and gloat from your axe deodorant humidified body.

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