“Smart Skin” Takes Inspiration From Chameleons

Some creatures, such as chameleons and neon tetra fish, can alter their colors to camouflage themselves, attract a mate or intimidate predators. Scientists have tried to replicate these abilities to make artificial “smart skins,” but so far the materials haven’t been robust. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Nano have taken a page from the chameleon’s […]

LG patents a smart pen with flexible display

In the latest episode of “Bizarre Inventions,” LG is patenting a smart stylus pen that can potentially replace your phone. Yes, we know what you think, but upon closer inspection the Korean company might be up to something here. The key feature of the stylus are its two displays. It incorporates a small one for […]

Mesuit Smart iPhone Case With Android, Dual-SIM Support Launched in India

E-commerce startup Yerha.com has launched a new iPhone case in India, Jijia’s Mesuit. The iPhone case’s big highlight is that it let gives more battery, additional storage, and an additional extra SIM card slot, with the Android operating system on top. First launched back in July last year by Chinese company Jijia, the Mesuit case offers the […]

CROSSING THE LINESHow to look street smart in stripes with inspiration from and old-fashion candy striper’s uniform

Take inspiration from the old-fashioned candy striper’s uniform and go for bold vertical lines in colourful shades. This season, reinvent the classic breton top with pastel or brightly coloured pieces that take centre stage. Here, fashion editor GABRIELE DIRVANAUSKAS shows you how to earn your fashion stripes. 5 Dress, £160, Topshop Boutique; boots, £39.99, Zara; […]

Smart Speaker Breaks Up Domestic Violence Before It Got Worse: Here’s What Happened

The always-listening feature of smart speakers may be considered by some as an invasion of privacy, but in an incident involving such a device in New Mexico, it helped break up a domestic violence case before it took a turn for the worse. The smart home device, earlier reported as the Google Home but later updated as […]

Samsung SMART Signage TV: Digital Signs and TV for Small Businesses

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary A turnkey solution giving you the ability to offer either business TV programming or digital signs (or both on a split screen) to your patrons, on a 40-inch or 48-inch Samsung business TV. With 200 templates, do-it-yourselfers on a small business budget can create and change digital signs quickly at no […]

Samsung SMART Signage TV: Digital Signs and TV for Small Businesses

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary A turnkey solution giving you the ability to offer either business TV programming or digital signs (or both on a split screen) to your patrons, on a 40-inch or 48-inch Samsung business TV. With 200 templates, do-it-yourselfers on a small business budget can create and change digital signs quickly at no […]

Israeli Startup Bets on ‘Smart’ Satellite Antennas for Global Web Access

Israeli startup Skyfi is looking to outflank Facebook and Google in a race to provide worldwide Internet access by developing the first self-correcting antenna that can turn mini-satellites into powerful transmitters covering the globe. The two technology leaders are working on ways to beam Internet access from the sky to remote areas,Google with high-flying balloons […]

ata centre start-up Pi eyes smart city projects

Data centre and enterprise cloud start-up, Pi Datacenters, is developing an Internet of Things (IoT) framework in a data centre standpoint, and is contemplating giving proofs-of-concept to various state governments to participate in their smart city projects, said its founder and Chief Executive Officer Kalyan Muppaneni. “Data centres form the key infrastructure for providing services […]