Yesterday was an important one in the world of Apple as they announced their biggest and baddest products and updates at the WWDC.
A group of guys on Kickstarter are trying to get people to help them build the Slingatron – a coil of railroad that basically shoots things into space. On the campaign page they explain their invention as such: “The Slingatron space launcher is an earth-based mechanical hypervelocity mass accelerator.” Their vision: We want to open up space […]
So, according to the reliable German blog called iFun, we could be expecting the iPhone 5S sooner than we thought. The blog has said that the latest version of the phone has been rumoured to be released on 6 September. The iPhone 5 was unveiled on 12 September last year and then went on sale […]
Making reservations for those popular restaurants can be as easy as…finding a programmer. Recently, coders in the San Francisco region have been using custom written programmes to book top-end tables in Silicon Valley – before the average diner has the chance. The programme, or bots, observe restaurant websites, waiting for tables to become available. The […]
They have the brains and my did they use them. This is a top 10 list about the tech geeks that made viruses, hacked into systems, leaked censored information and are now doing the time for their crimes. 10. Raymon Bitar Crime: Running illegal online gambling. Time: Faced up to 35 years, but received no […]
If you ever needed an excuse to visit the Company’s Garden, this is it. According to a report, the historic gardens will now have free wi-fi services, that could reach the rest of Cape Town’s CBD in the future. The City, Iziko Museums and Connected Space are in the process of putting together the final […]
During the conference call for Apple’s June Quarter yesterday, Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer were asked questions about Apple’s “iOS in the Car initiative.” This is a new feature that enables iOS device users to interact with their gadget via an in-car display. The Apple CEO was asked to shed some light on the […]
Once you’ve heard that beautiful empty Trash icon sound, do you know where all your old deleted creations actually go? Do they simply disappear, or do they go to the same place your socks go when they go missing? Truth is, it’s a little bit more complex than you thought. If you thought that the files […]
After three years of intense research a German cryptographer by the name of Karsten Nohl has reason to believe that your SIM card could now be at risk of being hacked. Nohl has claimed to have found encryption as well as software flaws that could lead to the tampering of millions of SIM cards. The findings that […]
Is the Internet the new TV? On Thursday House Of Cards become the first online-only series to be nominated for a major Emmy award. The political drama, starring Kevin Spacey, earned nine nominations including best drama. The series was made exclusively for Netflix, the online streaming website and was uploaded in February for viewing. The 13 […]
Ever wondered how Google Glass got to the phrase “Go Glass” to get your wearable computer running? Well, there were some…strong competitors before they made the decision. According to the product marketing manager Amanda Rosenberg there were a few “hotwords” supplied by product manager Mat Balez. These are some of the phrases that came into […]
It happens to everyone. That time of the day or year that you feel like you cannot give anymore. But some tech companies have got it right. In order to create a stimulated work environment, these five tech companies have come up with tricks and rewards to keep their staff on top form. From lectures […]
By now most people have realised that the women to men ratio, when it comes to tech, is totally unbalanced. This discussion is nothing new and so when Business Insider came out with these stats, to prove the assumption that “men dominate the tech world”, we had to share it with you. Based on studies […]
Your time has come. Have you ever wondered what would happen if you magically got the chance to join the Chinese food eating circle in Big Bang Theory? We have the solution to prepare you for any abrupt tech conversations that might come your way. You can’t go wrong with this glossary posted by BitRebels – covering […]
The use of film cameras today is not as popular has it used to be. You do get the occasional film camera user, but it’s a sad realty that the use of the classic 35mm has become a thing of the past unless you are a complete devotee. But for all those grain lovers out […]
Yahoo has got its hand on yet another app. Xobni is its name and it boasts email and address book management features. The Internet company plans to use Xobni’s technology along with its own communications, namely mobile and PC versions of its email and IM services. Although the cost of their deal was not for the public […]
According to Jeff Forristal, CTO of mobile security startup Bluebox Security, the Android phones that some hold so dear to their hearts, actually come with a flaw. Click through to find out more.
So it’s been said that the browsing technology of what was meant to be a groundbreaking gadget, Google Glass, is not as efficient as owners had wished for it to be. Until now – click through to take a look at the new improvements.
It takes a few break-downs and anxiety attacks to realise that you are pushing your concentration a bit too hard. How do you find the balance between over shooting the mark or not reaching the mark at all when it comes to focus? The answer hasn’t really been plausible, until now. A lifestyle headband has […]
The multinational corporation Google is renowned for the offices everyone wants to work in, or at least see at some point of their lives. Each office designed for the company is done so uniquely with regards to its corresponding location. Google makes sure that the architects have come up with an interior that represents the country’s history and culture. Today […]
If being able to talk to your smartphone wasn’t enough, you can now use it as a house remote. Click through to see the new Benki developments.
European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has come up with a way to put all your luggage worries to rest. Details after the jump.
In a world where anything is possible, it is crazy to think of what will be created next when gadgets that allow you to see through your tongue already exist. Didn’t know that? Well here is a list of the top five crazy technologies that you probably never thought were possible, but have already been invented.
Is this the future of what offices are going to be like? Everyone sitting in a pod-desk? Click through to watch the video and see what we are talking about.
Jailbreak has delightfully come up with something to solve all our problems. They have developed a new Tweak, that can improve the volume on your iPhone by a whopping 200%.
The tech company has developed an augmented reality car repair app that would be available on an iPad or other tablet. The aim of the app is to eliminate the middle man, no more going to the garage to see what is wrong with your car. Check out the prototype here.
The “autonomous flying robot” workshop in Brooklyn, New York, has now been responsible for the birth of Parekh’s early Pet AR.Drone prototype that can follow and film you. Check it out here.
If it wasn’t frightening enough that a weapon could be printed, you can no get bullets to put into your rifle too. At the moment the bullet has a few aerodynamic flaws – but it still has enough power to go through a dart board.
A new app has been released, that lets you explore and adventure around the tallest mountain in the world – and all from the safety and warmth of your own home.
If you’re sick of hearing the same playlist every single day on the radio and you have a BMW 5-series, then you’re in luck. BMW, together with rara.com, are in business to launch Europe’s first music streaming service, for your car. The “direct-to-car” concept allows BMW 5-Series owners to access 14 million tracks and 200 […]