13-year-old Girl Develops App To Help Alzheimer’s People

Emma Yang had become increasingly frustrated trying to communicate with her grandmother suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The teen had a hard time keeping in touch because of the distance between her home in New York and her grandma in Hong Kong. After the elderly woman forgot Emma and her dad’s birthdays, she started to think […]

“Be My Eyes” Helps The Blind To “See”

Be My Eyes is a phone app that opens up a live video stream connected to one of 400,000 different sighted volunteers from around the world. Blind users can use the eyes of the sighted person on the other end of the camera to guide them through the task accordingly. This way, non-sighted people can […]

Bill Gates is the world’s richest man again

Yes, our Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world’s more than 2,000 billionaires, Gates, whose wealth is estimated at $86 billion, led the list for the fourth straight year, and has been ranked as the richest person in the world for 18 of the past 23 years. How […]

E-sports School in Osaka

The Jikei Group, which runs professional training colleges throughout Japan, plans to deliver a three-year course in competitive gaming in Osaka. That’s right, you can now receive professional training in e-sports. The course will hone students’ playing skills, sharpen reflexes and even teach students how to handle media interviews, according to school officials. Students will […]

The Rise of Emoji

These days, digital communication goes far beyond typing out a few words or sentences and hitting send. Just look around on any popular social network or open up your last few text messages to see how many smiley faces, hearts, animals, food and other icons you can spot. Those iconic little Japanese images, called emoji, was […]

Samsung’s Foldable Phone Is Almost Here?

A foldable phone is exactly as it sounds, one that either folds inward or outward and reveals a tablet-like device when stretched out. This is possible with the use of a bendable OLED panel. Samsung, Lenovo and LG have each showed off bendable displays and devices at various industry events, and have registered many patents […]

Send and Receive Money Via Gmail for Android

The Gmail app for Android has now integrated Google Wallet to let you send and request money right within your emails. Say, you need to split the bill for a dinner — all you need to do is tap the attachment icon and click “Send money” to pay your friend. A Google Wallet pop up […]

Gadget That May Ease Migraine

If you suffer from migraine headaches, then you know how awful they can be, potentially disabling their victims for up to 72 hours at a time. Although sufferers generally have to just let them run their course, in recent years we’ve seen devices such as headbands that are designed to treat them. One of the […]

BLUBOO R1 – first rugged smartphone

Have you ever thought about replacing your smartphone with a rugged one? Indeed, even though many a rugged phone is of solid sturdiness, they look quite ugly with low-end specs. For those with demanding job or lifestyle with constant exposure to environmental hazards, a rugged smartphone may be the best option. Recently it’s confirmed that […]