Smartphone Apps and Features

Sony’s New Me Too App – A New Competitor of Facebook and Pinterest

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The power of social media has the ability to bring about revolutions, fan movements, bring governments to power and make or break corporate brands. The ice bucket challenge is an epitome of its power. Last year, the ALS association collected  less the $50k as donation but this year they have earned $15.6 million since July 29. This huge difference is created by the social media that made this challenge viral . Moreover, the celebrities like Mark Zukerburg, Lady Gaga, Bill Gates, and Christiano Ronaldo participated in the challenge and they posting their pictures on social networks. This was a significant factor in this huge collection.

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Home Appliances

LG: Your Refrigerator Will Tell You What to Cook and Eat

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There’s been a lot of hype about talking devices lately. Internet of Things seems to be the next big thing especially after Google acquired Nest for $3.2 billion. Such humungous amounts of money being pumped in by the world’s greatest technology giant, give the hype some credibility. More realism is added to this so-distant sounding buzz when we see Korean giants, known for their technological prowess, readying themselves to join the party.

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Computer Apps and Features

The Google Driverless Car Can Repair itself on Its Own

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The driverless car by Google is an amazing machine. In our past posts we have mentioned that it can pick and drop a passenger from anywhere. One can impose destination limitation and can prevent its misuse. Google has not stopped here and is thinking of introducing even more amazing features in it. Another interesting thing that the robotic chauffeur can do is its ability to perform self diagnosis when any wear and tear occurs in any of its part. Not only this, when there will be less fuel left in the fuel tank, it will have the capability to drive to the nearest gas station on its own.

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Smart Accessories

RFID Tags – Making Things Talk to Each Other

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Automation and digitization of everything has been common speak in the past decade. From cellular phones to smart phones and digital diaries to tablets, the world has seen tremendous change in the past few years. We have productivity apps to make checklists, remind us of important meetings and to share information ten thousand miles away in less than a second. But should this technology be confined to the realms of phones, tablets and PCs? What about the most basic equipment used almost daily in our lives?

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