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December 2016

Fold-up Smartphones With Artificial Muscles

December 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

The next innovation in smartphones could be folding smartphones and they could be equipped with artificial muscles. Roel Vertegaal, a computer scientist at Queen’s [...]

Larger iPhones Expected in the New Year

December 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Apple is expected to release larger iPhones in the second half of 2017. There will be a 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch, and a 5.8-inch model. The largest model will feature an AMOLED [...]

New Satellite Navigation Service in China

December 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

China is developing new satellite-based services and is seeking investors. Several industries are welcome including commercial rocket development, manufacturing, satellite [...]

More Iris Scanning in Singapore

December 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

The immigration department in Singapore will take iris scans of citizens and permanent residents. This is the latest amendment to the National Registration Act of 1965. Iris [...]

Smart Walkie Talkie Camcorder

December 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

At CES 2017, there will be several new inventions including a smart walkie talkie camcorder. SHOWPRO Tech is the company that designed it. It is currently available on the [...]

Floating Speaker Hovers for 7 Hours

December 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

LG invented a speaker that hovers in the air. It utilizes electromagnets and features wireless Bluetooth. While suspended in the air, it can play music. When the battery runs [...]

Make Money with Instagram Photo Magazines

December 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s now possible to monetize Instagram photos with print magazines. Users can invite followers to subscribe to their magazine. They can also add a link to their social [...]

IBM is Expected to File 7,000 Patents in 2016

December 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

The year is almost over, but IBM continues to file patents. They are expected to have 7,000 patents by the end of 2016. This would be the 24th consecutive year that IBM has [...]

Tesla Caps Top Speed on its Auto-Pilot Mode

December 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tesla released a new update (version 8.1) for their electric cars. It will automatically cap the car’s top speed to the speed limit of the road when it is in auto-pilot [...]

5 New Phones from LG at CES

December 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Consumer Electronics Show will be the venue for LG’s new smartphones. They are expected to reveal five smartphones. The most exciting model is a phablet-sized [...]

Nokia Sues Apple

December 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nokia believes that Apple has infringed upon their patents, so they are suing them. 32 patents for smartphones in the United States and Europe were the focus of the lawsuit. [...]

Nokia Buys Deepfield

December 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nokia is strengthening their cyber security by acquiring network analytics vendor Deepfield. The purchase would help the company fight DDoS attacks. Deepfield provides [...]
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