Author: ruchi

  • Black-bunned Darth Vader Burger looks far from edible

    Black-bunned Darth Vader Burger looks far from edible

    From cake icings to gadgets, we have seen a lot of stuff getting cult makeovers but a black colored burger to overrun your system with Darth Vader-ness is a bit too much. What you see here is the latest burger variant offered by European fast-food chain Quick which might make you your appetite as first…

  • Samsung Smart Touch Remote and Wireless Keyboard unveiled

    Samsung Smart Touch Remote and Wireless Keyboard unveiled

    Samsung has doled out their two shiny new control peripherals called the Smart Touch Remote and optional Smart Wireless Keyboard. The remote will be available with Samsung’s mart Interaction televisions, the ES7500 and ES8000 LED and E8000 plasma whereas the keyboard will retail as an optional accessory for $99. Both devices have a touch pad…

  • Google’s “Assistant” service will be up against Siri this year

    Google’s “Assistant” service will be up against Siri this year

    Back in December last year, we had stumbled upon a story which said that Google dole out a version of Apple’s Siri voice assistant for its Android party with the codename Majel. The rumors have now come of age to suggest that the service will now launch as “Assistant” and its functionality will go much…

  • Tata Megapixel car concept unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

    Tata Megapixel car concept unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

    After the cheapest car, Tata Motors has unveiled their “Megapixel” concept car at the 82nd Geneva Motor Show which seeks to deliver up to 100 kilometres from a litre of fuel by using a unique combination of technology. The concept vehicle is a four -seater global range extended electric vehicle (REEV) meant for city driving.…

  • Asus might unveil Google Play Tablet with Tegra 3 processor for $199

    Asus might unveil Google Play Tablet with Tegra 3 processor for $199

    Just about yesterday we heard Asus being fairly optimistic that it would be the first one to roll out to Android 5.0 Jelly Bean device. Today there are reports that Asus is prepping a 7-inch Android tablet with a quad-core Tegra 3 processor with a stock version of Android Ice Cream Sandwich for $199. Google…

  • Pencil Launcher creates lethal armor out of school stationery

    Pencil Launcher creates lethal armor out of school stationery

    We definitely have guns and other means to get to people who we hate but how about you try something that uses something as harmless as pencils and comes with bucket-loads of geek quotient. Here is a pencil flinger or launcher, whatever you choose to call it, from Slingshot guru Joerg Sprave which puts power…

  • New game controller prototype tugs on player’s thumb tips

    New game controller prototype tugs on player’s thumb tips

    The folks at University of Utah have come up with a new type of video game controller which sort of tickles the player’s thumbs, not in a distracting way, but as an extension of their gaming experience. It gives players sensation of the tug of a fishing line, the recoil of a gun or the…

  • Mercedes Benz rolls out invisible F-Cell Car

    Mercedes Benz rolls out invisible F-Cell Car

    If you have been waiting for an invisibility cloak all your life, Mercedes Benz’s latest project will definitely delight you. Using optical camouflage technology researchers at Mercedes Benz created the illusion that their new zero emissions F-Cell car is not even there at all. They have drawn this from the principal that to see through…

  • Asus executives confirms Jelly Bean is Android 5.0

    Asus executives confirms Jelly Bean is Android 5.0

    Just a couple of months back, when Google had just unveiled their Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, we had rumors floating around that the search giant would name their future Android OS, Jelly Bean. Asus’s executive, in their recent interviews, have nodded to that nomenclature and also conceded that there is a good chance they’ll…

  • NSA develops secure Android phones for top-secret calls

    NSA develops secure Android phones for top-secret calls

    iOS gadgets like iPad might have made it to cockpit and classrooms but Android gadgets are no less. Recent news tells us that NSA has built an ultra-secure Android phone built using off-the-shelf kit that allows US Government staff to discuss confidential stuff. As much as 100 such handsets will be developed and dished out…