Google is trying to create an artificial intelligence kill switch

  • 09/06/2016 at 00:58 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

GoogleThe issue of artificial intelligence and its place in the future has become increasingly prominent in the tech world today. But Google says it is partnering with Oxford University to potentially create an A.I. kill switch that reduces the risk of future dangers.

The Problem With Artificial Intelligence

Experts have been warning against artificial intelligence for some time now. Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, all three power hitters in the scientific and engineering fields, have been vocal about their worry. According to them and other prominent members of the technology field, an A.I. runs the future risk of becoming too powerful and overriding human instruction/will.

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ASUS Zenbo: A Robot For your future home

  • 06/06/2016 at 00:05 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

ASUS ZenboThe ASUS Zenbo is bringing robots into the home. You read that right, soon you will be able to have a robot living with you. This robot will do a lot for the family, parents, children and seniors. Your home will become a smart home with this robot as a hub for devices connected to the internet of things.

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Sirin Labs’ Solarin smartphone: $16k privacy device

Sirin Solarin SmartphoneLondon was home to a new phone unveiling today. Sirin Labs showed off Solarin, a privacy-centric smartphone with the astonishing price tag of $16,000.

Already you have probably done a couple of double-takes. A phone that costs $16,000? How could they justify that price? In a rather hyped launch presentation today on a stage in the UK, the creators of the Android device did their best.

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Asus shows off new ZenBook 3 at Computex 2016

  • 31/05/2016 at 01:02 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Laptops

Asus Zenbook 3Computex 2016 marked the latest tech event to give us a glimpse at the latest consumer products. Asus was there with several new showing, including their new thinner, lighter laptop: the ZenBook 3.

Not Just a MacBook Ripoff

Already websites are starting to make the connection between Apple’s Retina Macbook, and this latest Asus offering. Granted, the two do look very similar in design. Asus has opted for a slimmer, lightweight laptop that is made for ultra portability, and the most recent MacBooks have all tried to follow that model in the name of functionality.

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Immerse yourself with OMEN by HP line of Gaming PCs and Laptops

  • 28/05/2016 at 03:42 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Laptops

HP Omen LaptopHP have announced a new gaming PC series, the OMEN by HP. PC games can require a system with a lot of power to produce the best graphics and performance without lag. OMEN by HP aims to be a range of PCs that can give gamers the best experience.

The line-up of the OMEN by HP series is made up of laptops, desktops and a 32 inch diagonal Quad HD display. The display is specially designed for gaming and uses AMD FreeSync technology. AMD FreeSync technology makes gameplay smooth by removing tearing and stuttering.

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Google wants again to end Android fragmentation

Android LogoGoogle has announced that they will be pushing their partners to update to the latest version of Android. And this time, they are really leaning on them.

The problem has been a thorn in Google’s side for years. Updating to a new software requires the compatibility in hardware. Smartphone manufacturers generally make it back compatible, creating new devices that still run on an out of date version of the software that still works, and so reduces changes that have to be made.

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Project Ara set to be released to consumers in 2017

Google Project AraGoogle are aiming to disrupt the smartphone game with Project Ara. Being announced some time ago before disappearing, Project Ara is back. This device will be a customizable smartphone. Google have been able to work through some of the issues and release a version for testing later this year. It is hoped that a version for consumers will be available next year.

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