A look at the new cool Viv AI assistant

  • 12/05/2016 at 01:28 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

VIV AIThe creators of Siri have announced a brand new creation from their brilliant minds, the artificial intelligence assistant named Viv.

Apple based Siri has become both a technological powerhouse, and a cultural touchstone. Now the creators behind it have moved on to the next stage.

Viv is a more advanced AI that works by connecting to multiple sources of information and drawing responses right from the pools of data themselves. No more regurgitating web search results; this assistant is smarter, sleeker, and more accurate. Not to mention more knowledgeable, with the ability to jump from source to source to bring back the best possible answer.

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HoloFlex – A Holographic Smartphone

  • 07/05/2016 at 19:36 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

HoloFlex AngryBirdsHoloFlex is the world’s first holographic smartphone. Developed at the Human Media Lab at Queen’s University, the HoloFlex is something different. First, it’s flexible. Secondly, it’s able to render 3D images without head tracking of glasses.

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SkinTrack uses Your Skin as a Touch Screen

  • 07/05/2016 at 03:16 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

SkinTrack TechnologySkinTrack solves a problem that smartwatches created. Smartwatches have small screens and are difficult to navigate around. They are useful and have the potential to be an excellent digital device. Figuring out how to improve smartwatch functionality while keeping them unobtrusive has been a challenge.

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Google have a Patent for an Intra-Ocular Device

  • 05/05/2016 at 00:50 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Google Intra Ocular Device PatentA new patent registered by Google and inventor Andrew Jason Conrad for a future Google intra-ocular device has been released to the public. According to Google, this is “an electronic lens that can be controlled to control the overall optical power of the device”. This could essentially be kind of like a computer inserted into the eye.

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Evidence shows Craig Wright may not be Bitcoin creator

  • 03/05/2016 at 04:07 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

BitCoin LogoAs previously mentioned on It’s a Gadget, Australian Craig Wright outed himself as the creator of Bitcoin, Nakamoto Satoshi. This is being heavily disputed, however.

Facts against Wright

Technology sites and blogs have gone about debunking White’s claim. Old blog posts were created and manipulated by Wright to contain information point to him. The PGP key connected to Satoshi isn’t connected to Wright. Apparently the PGP cipher-suites weren’t available at the time. The metadata involved gave this away as a fake. No evidence can be found on the keyservers from 2011 or any older key server dumps.

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Craig Wright outs self as BitCoin creator

  • 02/05/2016 at 23:30 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Craig Wright BitcoinAfter years of speculation, Australian entrepreneur and computer scientist Craig Wright has outed himself as mysterious BitCoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.

We have previously done two stories on the strange story of recluse and believed BitCoin founder Nakamoto. First was the reveal of who he was believed to be, a 64-year-old Japanese-American man living in California. The second was on his vehement denial that he had anything to do with the crypto-currency.

Now it looks like he may have been telling the truth about his lack of involvement.

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A Look at the new HP Chromebook 13

  • 30/04/2016 at 16:24 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Laptops

HP Chromebook 13HP has shown off their newly released Chromebook 13. It is the latest laptop to run the Chrome OS, but for a much more affordable price than other models.

The Chrome OS has been an interesting platform with a handful of drawbacks that have kept it from really taking off. Mainly limitations created by the nature of the system, such as having to have a stable internet connection to even begin using it. Faulty hardware could make a new laptop almost immediately obsolete.

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