Huawei Press Conference at MWC 2014

 

Currently a Huawei conference is on and till now Huawei has unveiled two calling tablets ( Rather large for your face, eh?), a wearable and a smartphone.

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Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 and some tidbits about Windows 8.1

At a press conference in Barcelona, Microsoft revealed some Windows Phone 8.1 features along with some tidbits about Windows 8.1 ahead of MWC ( Mobile World Congress) 2014. Continue reading Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 and some tidbits about Windows 8.1

Paralyzed woman walking again with the help of.. 3D printed exoskeleton!

In a new milestone in the field of 3D printing, a wheel chair bound woman is able to walk again with the help of a 3D printed Exoskeleton custom made for her body.

The year was 1992. Amanda Boxtel was paralyzed in her lower body due to a skiing accident. Doctors said she will never be able to walk again. Guess they were wrong, eh?

The exoskeleton was made by 3D systems and EksoBionics . It was custom made for Boxtel by 3D scanning her body, right down to the last wrinkle and then custom molding the suit for her. Combined with a set of mechanical actuators and controls, standard bionic tech by EksoBionics, the suit is the first ever exoskeleton. Continue reading Paralyzed woman walking again with the help of.. 3D printed exoskeleton!

Super Mario Bros played on Ancient Chinese Instrument

The Mario franchise is one of the best selling game franchises of all time. It is iconic . The Super Mario Bros theme song can be played on an ancient chinese instrument which is more than 1000 years old.
A relatively new Japanese game whose song can be perfectly replicated on an ancient Chinese musical instrument? Both creepy and amazing!

Samsung announces Galaxy Gear 2 along with smaller brother

Gear 2 Neo ( Left), Gear 2 ( Right)

It is unusual for a company to release a second generation of a product just 6 months after it’s release. But when that first gen product is an EPIC fail, the company has to release then second version as soon as possible.

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Gear 2 with major improvements over the first generation. The first gen model seems half-baked compared to this. Continue reading Samsung announces Galaxy Gear 2 along with smaller brother

Whatsapp down for 3 hours, 3 days after Facebook acquisition. ( Now working again)

WhatsApp down for 3 whole hours, 210 minutes that is, 3 days after it was acquired by Facebook for 19 billion dollars . Many took to Twitter and Facebook to rant about it, claiming Facebook was the reason for the outage. Continue reading Whatsapp down for 3 hours, 3 days after Facebook acquisition. ( Now working again)