Might we somehow reduce our energy consumption and take care of our planet more efficiently in the future? Japanese researchers are trying to achieve just that. They have invented a collector that captures energy that leaks from microwave ovens and...Seguir leyendo »
A pilot programme has been launched in two U.S. cities where customers can place an order and make payment using a mobile application.
McDonald’s, the fast-food restaurant chain, has decided to test mobile payments. In the cities of Salt Lake City...Seguir leyendo »
With a low-cost binocular device that can be linked to a smartphone’s screen and a software application, eye exams are cheap and simple.
Mobile phones have developed exponentially, from simple portable phones for making calls to smart devices that can do...Seguir leyendo »
One of the cornerstones of the scientific method is known as “Ockham’s Razor” and posits that, all things being equal, the simplest explanation or solution is usually the right one. However, we must not fall into the temptation of distorting...Seguir leyendo »
Did you know that persistent stimulation and training with driving games like NeuroRacer prevent the memory loss associated with aging?
Many scientific studies have corroborated the need for activities that stimulate intellectual functions to combat and/or prevent diseases related to memory...Seguir leyendo »
Problems organizing daily work tasks? Don’t worry. If you are not already familiar with the definitive personal organizer, Evernote, we will tell you all about it here.
Daily work generates an enormous amount of information that becomes increasingly difficult to manage....Seguir leyendo »
As discussed in the last CES 2013, several electronic giants such as LG, Samsung Electronics and Sony Corp., among others, have made a strong commitment to the 4K ultra-high definition format, as well as to 3D stereo technology, currently under...Seguir leyendo »
The business opportunities that Big Data offers companies and public bodies introduce the profession of the data scientist. This demand will create 4.4 million jobs worldwide in 2014.
In the opinion of the leading ICT market analysis firms, the Big Data...Seguir leyendo »
Advances in mobile telephony have increasingly made smartphones seem like personal photo cameras … but if you want to take it to the next level, you need these gadgets.
Smartphone cameras are increasingly powerful. For some time now manufacturers have slowed...Seguir leyendo »
We have talked a lot about the importance 3D printing will have in the future. This technology undoubtedly offers us great advances in many different fields. Medicine, education and the automotive sector are just some of the areas where 3D...Seguir leyendo »
Over the last few years, the smart prefix has crept into a string of concepts. Smartphones are the most typical case, perhaps because they came first and are certainly the most widespread. But there are other objects and devices that...Seguir leyendo »
Smartwatches have long been doing the rounds on blogs and technology sites on the Internet, at times with greater insistence coinciding with their stellar role in an edition of the CES or some rumour about Apple’s supposed prototype, and other...Seguir leyendo »
NFC or near field communication is not a new technology. In fact, so much has been said of it in recent years that the term is starting to get a little worn. Proposed and debated as the hope to give...Seguir leyendo »
When Jack Dorsey founded the small start-up, Obvious, in San Francisco, there was little reason to believe that that company would give rise to one of the most successful ideas in the world of 2.0 communication. On March 21, 2006...Seguir leyendo »
Dave Akerman has managed to capture high-quality images of the Earth at an altitude of 38.9 km. with a weather balloon equipped with a Raspberry Pi and a camera.
A few weeks ago, we devoted an article to the PhoneSat mission,...Seguir leyendo »
For several years some mobile phones and digital tablets have had screens that let you view 3D content without the need for glasses or other devices. One example was the launch in the Korean market in 2007 of Samsung’s B710...Seguir leyendo »
The first place in the ranking of the 500 most powerful supercomputers in the world has recently been taken by Titan, a colossal machine commissioned in late 2012. It has surpassed fellow giant Sequoia in the measurements made by the...Seguir leyendo »
Today we have the ability to access large amounts of information that are housed in data centres scattered around the world and yet, despite the distances, we can access this information almost instantly and use applications in real time, for...Seguir leyendo »
If you’re planning on changing your smartphone in the near future and are interested in knowing what Firefox OS is like, you’re in luck: you can try out all the operating system’s features on your PC.
The new ZTE Open is...Seguir leyendo »
Mobile devices are making a strong case for becoming effective work tools. Of these, tablets are the ones that are really coming to the fore as their physical characteristics provide an environment that is better suited to professional tasks. Apps...Seguir leyendo »
Since last July Movistar has been conducting a pilot experience with a group of voluntary customers in Madrid’s Fuentespina Street. This involves, for the first time anywhere in Europe, the use of a new architecture that consists of not installing...Seguir leyendo »
Touch technology has been incorporated into most of the devices we use on an everyday basis and has become one of the most common methods of interacting with tablets, smartphones, digital cameras, gaming consoles and even with the control displays...Seguir leyendo »