A veteran of the great console wars of the ’90s, Jovan honed his tech skills dissecting his father’s tools and gadgets. When he’s not busy imposing order and discipline on the KommandoTech cohort, he enjoys making music in his shed, playing JRPGs, and writing hard sci-fi. Jovan is a bona fide hardware surgeon capable of dismantling his laptop and putting it back together in a matter of minutes. With a couple of screws left over, of course.
Researchers develop tactile sensor based on vision tech
A tactile sensor that uses cameras instead of pressure pads to measure the force being applied to a surface has been demonstrated by researchers at ETH University of Zurich. The technology could service as the basis for soft robotic skins or prosthetics that use computer vision algorithms instead
Corsair Announces the iCue LS100 Smart LED Strips
Corsair Components has introduced a line of smart LED strips to provide ambient lighting for PCs and media installations. Corsair’s LS100 smart lighting strips use the company’s iCUE software to customize and synchronize lighting effects. The $120 LS100 starter kit includes a controller, t
Patent Application Provides Apple Watch Wristband Preview
Smart wristbands may be on the menu for Apple Watch users in the near future. A patent filing discovered by intellectual property watchers at Patently Apple shows that the company is developing a wristband with multiple electromyography sensors embedded into it.  Physicians use EMG sensors to
AMD launches $49 Athlon CPU with integrated GPU
AMD has introduced the Athlon 3000G, a dual-core, quad-thread processor based on its Zen+ architecture. The processor comes with integrated Vega 3 graphics and 4 MB of L3 cache. The chip has its own cooler and support for DDR4 RAM up to 2,933 MHz. A minor performance boost over AMD’s previous v
Astounding Artificial Intelligence Statistics for 2020
Artificial intelligence is poised to transform the way we live, from everyday tasks to complex, large-scale projects. Our future will be molded by machine learning and automated systems. These mind-warping artificial intelligence statistics are all you need to prepare you for the artificial intellig
40 Flabbergasting Amazon Statistics
What would you like to order today — a new electric kettle? A couple of novels for your vacation? Maybe a thick wool sweater to keep you cozy? Or maybe you’d like to explore some of the weirder options: bacon strip bandages, real-life potato heads, stuffed blobfish plushies, or our personal favo
eLearning Statistics: Knowledge Is Now Online
You no longer have to sit in a stuffy room with dozens of other people to learn something. Digital technology has made huge leaps forward and enabled us to move our education online. Everything you used to do in a classroom can now be done through your computer, tablet, or mobile phone, and you can
Slack Statistics to Annoy Your Colleagues With
Email is dead and Slack killed it. Or at least it certainly wanted to. Slack (An almost-ironic acronym for “Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge”) is an instant messaging platform that launched back in 2013. It’s a pioneer in what we now call the team collaborative applications
Mind-Twisting IoT Statistics for 2020: Your Home Is Now Online
Your toaster is just a small appliance that heats your bread to crisp perfection, ushering you into a fresh new day. However, with the constant advancement of Moore’s law and 5G, it won’t be long until your toaster evolves into a full-blown automated pâtissier. To prepare you for the moment whe