Author: Shalu Pillai

  • Eye-Fi’s new “Direct Mode” upgrade sends photos directly to iOS or Android device

    Eye-Fi’s new “Direct Mode” upgrade sends photos directly to iOS or Android device

    Eye-Fi, that company that let’s you send images from your camera to your computer wirelessly, just announced an upgrade to their software product. While the Eye-Fi is already pretty useful for when using your laptop, but this super easy send-to-device feature now lets you up the card ahead of time for Direct Mode, and it…

  • Star Wars fan calls out for help to build life-size AT-AT

    Star Wars fan calls out for help to build life-size AT-AT

    US is about to join its peeps in the global giant robot race with a life-sized AT-AT walker. Mike Koehler might have no project funding or construction experience but believes this life-sized AT-AT walker will be a reality. Koehler is calling upon the nerds of America to harness their “brain power, manufacturing prowess, organizational skills…

  • AT&T debuts LG Thrive, its first prepaid smartphone

    AT&T debuts LG Thrive, its first prepaid smartphone

    AT&T has launched its first prepaid smartphone – the Android 2.2-based LG Thrive. Without competing with their other AT&T’s smartphones like the Motorola Atrix 4G or the iPhone 4, the new GoPhone offerings include a 3.2-inch color full-touch display, Wifi, exchange email support, and a 3.2-MP camera. Customers will have unlimited Wifi access at AT&T…

  • Inventor of the game cartridge Jerry Lawson passes away

    Inventor of the game cartridge  Jerry Lawson  passes away

    The man behind the home video game cartridge, Jerry Lawson breathed his last on Saturday, at age 71. Engineer, inventor and video game pioneer Lawson was among the earliest video game engineers. His first arcade Chicago Coins’ Demolition Derby, was developed in his garage in the early 1970s. He is also remembered as the inventor…

  • More specs on Verizon’s Droid Incredible 2

    More specs on Verizon’s Droid Incredible 2

    Within weeks after confirming that the Droid Incredible 2’s release date in late April, we have an update. The Incredible 2 will boast of a number of added features, including dual cameras (8 and 1.3MP) and DLNA connectivity (no mini-HDMI or MHL port). The device will be a world phone with both GSM and CDMA…

  • U.S. Navy army ships may soon come out with lasers systems

    U.S. Navy army ships may soon come out with lasers systems

    For the first time ever, laser beams were flashed across to various targets off the central California coast. This was part of a series of successful solid-state laser defense firing tests by Northrop Grumman and the Office of Naval Research aboard the decommissioned Spruance-class destroyer USS Paul F. Foster. The Maritime Laser Demonstrator zapped laser…

  • Bluetrek launches world’s first carbon fiber Bluetooth headset

    Bluetrek launches world’s first carbon fiber Bluetooth headset

    Not only is this the World’s first carbon fiber Bluetooth headset, I reckon it’s the world sexiest Bluetooth headset to be launched. Bluetrek announced the super strong and light-weight Carbon officially today. The headset weighs 6 grams, Bluetooth v3.0 support, allows for four and a half hours of talk time or five days on standby…

  • Android launches its first universal remote – Conspin Andi-One

    Android launches its first universal remote – Conspin Andi-One

    Android has worked its magic with phones, tablets and car stereos before and is now moving looking to launch their first universal remote. Together with Conspin, a home theater and electronics manufacturer, Android has launched an Android tablet with a universal remote. It comes in three different interfaces- RF (RF4CE), IR, and Wifi and is…

  • Auto-lock your PC with body heat sensors

    Auto-lock your PC with body heat sensors

    If you’re paranoid about accessibility to your PC, but tend to forget to Ctrl+Alt+Del to lock it, a developer has now written an application that locks your computer on its own, if you’re not at your desk. This one works using an IR heat sensor, which can monitor your body heat and when it sees…

  • New iPhone app calculates calories before you eat

    New iPhone app calculates calories before you eat

    All you dieters out there now count your calories before you eat – only with your iPhone. iPhone has launched a new application, the Mealsnap, it lets you take a picture of the meal, while the app gives a calorie read-out almost instantly. The application comes with a database of some 500,000 food items, which…