Moore’s law started in the 1960s by Gordon Moore and kick-started the information-technology revolution that has grown ever since. Semiconductors make digital devices work, without them computers, smartphones and devices in the Internet of Things wouldn’t be possible.
TV sets are improving rapidly. The image and picture quality is amazing in newer TVs. Most people don’t update their TVs until the sets aren’t working. The DreamScreen is designed to enhance the image of your TV. This device can improve movies, TV, video games and music film clips using LED lighting and can connect to any TV configuration with HDMI.
Good news everybody: Canonical has announced the new Ubuntu tablet. It can be instantly turned into a desktop PC just by connecting a keyboard and a mouse. Sounds nice? You can even add a monitor to the mix to get the full PC experience from the tablet.
This is one different way of looking at these multipurpose devices unlike the convertibles released by Asus (Asus Transformer series) or Microsoft (Surface Book). The lines between smartphones, tablets and laptops are getting blurred everyday with the release of each new device. A close similar experience on the Windows side can be found with the Windows 10 phones with ‘Continuum for Phones’. In that case, the user has to plug the Windows Phone to a dock that is connected to a monitor, a keyboard and a mouse. That phone is already available in the market.
Google’s AlphaGo beats human Go champion in a match of Go, an ancient Chinese board game. Beating humans at board games has been a great milestone in testing various computer algorithms in order to prove their competence. This tradition has started with the game of tic-tac-toe, but more complicated games have been added. Chess has been the go to game for testing algorithms for years. In the recent years, Google has also created an algorithm that can play a number of Atari games without any additional input other than the pixels on the display.
Facebook has already become as one of the most accessed services on the internet, but the vision of its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg does not stop there. In fact, his vision is not limited to the present population of the internet users either. The catch is that Facebook ambitious plan surpasses Facebook itself and aims to improve internet connectivity, where everyone has access to it. The access can even be free if necessary, which was reflected in his ambitious Internet.org initiative.
Intel 6th Gen Core vPro Processors were announced this week with newer features and focusing more on security, though is not exactly a new technology from Intel. With every new generation of processors, it has added new layers of security. Intel has also launched Intel Authenticate, which will require this new line of processors in order to function. This process does not only aim to make the users more secured, but also to make the process easier for them. The press release then goes on and talks about the performance of the new processors. Actually, it will be similar to the current generation Skylake processors. The only addition here will be the security features.
The Mokacam claims to be the world’s smallest 4K camera. Magnificent for people who travel, go on adventures or want to take photos while being active. The size makes the Mokacam comfortable to hold, to put in small places and is designed to be picked up and used straight out of the box.
There are some interesting features to the Mokacam 4K camera. Recording video with the Mokacam means you can record for extended periods through a snap on battery pack (As well as an internal battery). The ability to mount the Mokacam to any metal surface gives you the ability to get some interesting and creative angles. Motion Activated mode detects movement to provide the best focus and footage possible. An add-on screen that rotates 270 degrees gives extra control of the images (The add-on screen also has an integrated battery for extended battery life).