The bttn That Rules Them All

by Jeremiah on September 21, 2014

The bttn

Ever dream of punching one of those big red buttons you see in movies, inside nuclear silos? Now you can. Well not exactly launch nuclear missiles, but maybe call your girlfriend, or simply order a pizza with it or whatnot, but you get the point.

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Introducing AirVR, the Silliest Virtual Reality Gear

by Jeremiah on September 16, 2014

AirVR Vector

Virtual Reality is awesome, but the Oculus Rift is expensive. For those of you with an iPad Air or an iPhone 6, you can grab the AirVR for a measly $49. The concept, while a tad silly is very efficient and simple. Just slide in your iPad Air or iPhone 6, plug in your earphones, and slide the gear over your head and you’re set. Immediately you are inside immersive Retina-quality virtual reality environments where you can do God knows what.

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Apple’s New Retina iMac to Sport a 5K Screen

by Jeremiah on September 12, 2014

5K Retina iMac

Remember a few days ago when we said forget about 4K? Well guess who follows suit? If it’s not obvious from the title of this post, it’s Apple. Taiwan display research firm WitsView said in a press release that Apple is cooking up a Retina iMac with a 27-inch 5K display. While there is no confirmation this group is usually head on with their predictions. They also believe that Apple’s 5K Retina iMac will launch by the end of the 4th quarter this year.

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Internet for Farmers via Unused UHF Spectrum

by Jeremiah on September 10, 2014

UHFnet

The holy grail of wireless communications is to go both fast and far. Usually, you can have one or the other but not both. Wireless local area networks today can serve data very fast, but one brick wall and they’re done. UHF can travel far, but it hasn’t had the high capacity of WiFi.
~ Edward Knightly, professor and chair of Rice’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Researchers from Rice University’s Wireless Network Group recently found a way to make use of a slice of the radio spectrum that is traditionally reserved for TV broadcasts – generally known as UHF – to transmit internet signal.

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Huawei Talkband

If you notice lately, we here at TechFresh.net have been rather obsessed with wearable tech. An it looks like Huawei is also jumping on the same boat. Huawei’s CEO Richard Yu revealed that the company is planning to release an Android Wear-powered smartwatch in 2015. This won’t be the first time Huawei attempts on a wearable device, but their previously released TalkBand (pictured above) was a tad primitive and was not based on Android Wear.

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