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Hackers Use Fake LinkedIn Profiles Used To Scout Potential Targets

From time to time you might notice a new friend request pop up on Facebook, or you might see a new follower on Instagram or Twitter, or someone who wants to connect with you on LinkedIn. Sometimes these are spam accounts used to send...Show More Summary

iPhone 6s VS Nikon D750 In 4K Video Shootout

While our smartphones are great camera replacements as far as compact cameras are concerned, we’re not sure if they’re at that point where it could take on a DSLR, especially given how DSLRs have access to a wider range of lenses, different processors, and much bigger sensors. Show More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg Confirms Facebook Has Plans For Augmented Reality

With Facebook acquiring Oculus and essentially the Oculus Rift in the process, it would be easy to assume that virtual reality is the next platform that Facebook is looking at. However it turns out that is not all. Speaking at the Vanity...Show More Summary

Google Now Officially Owns

As you might have heard, last week Google officially became Alphabet, and Alphabet is now the parent company of Google. We know, it does sound a bit confusing. Basically Google, which was the parent company for their products and services and divisions, became known as Alphabet. Show More Summary

Time Trip View Lets You Travel To The Past Virtually

[CEATEC 2015] How do you travel back in time? The answer is pretty simple – you don’t, and cannot. Well, thanks to the wonders of modern technology and augmented reality, Kinki Nippon Tourist (KNT) has decided to bring tourism to a whole new level – calling it “smart tourism”. Show More Summary

NEC Reveals Emergency Mobile Radio Network

[CEATEC 2015] When you happen to live in a country like Japan where natural disasters are prone to happen – or at the very least, it has the tendency to actually be more frequent than in many other countries around the world, then it would pay to be prepared just in case of an emergency. Show More Summary

Mitsubishi Early Warning Tsunami System

[CEATEC 2015] If you have lived through the huge earthquake and tsunami disaster in 2011 in Japan, then you would know how terrifying the event was – especially if you were a victim and not just a citizen of Japan, safe in a totally different prefecture. Show More Summary

3D Reconstruction Made Easy With Mitsubishi

[CEATEC 2015] If you have ever worked with 3D modeling software before, you would know for sure that it is no walk in the park at all. Well, while it has become a whole lot easier than ever before, this does not mean that it is simple enough for any Tom, Dick and Harry to master 3D modeling software overnight. Show More Summary

Omron Kazoku Mesen Helps Keep Tabs On The Family While You’re Away

[CEATEC 2015] It isn’t all about ping pong robots when it comes to Omron, you know – there is much more than meets the eye; and the eye is exactly what we’re looking at this time around with the new network camera from Omron which is known as the Kazoku Mesen. Show More Summary

Mitsubishi Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Is A Modern Marvel

[CEATEC 2015] When it comes to us humans, we are always on the lookout for better ways of doing things, being more efficient and all that jazz. After all, it makes perfect sense – why bother being stuck with the old, when you can have...Show More Summary

Mitsubishi Quasi-Zenith Satellite System Ups The Accuracy Ante

[CEATEC 2015] GPS has evolved from being a military technology to benefit the rest of humanity when it comes to navigation – as well as to hail a cab, where the accuracy that falls within the range of a few meters are good enough for everyday use. Show More Summary

Panasonic 4K HDR TV Paves Way For The Future

[CEATEC 2015] Gone are the days when one TV is not too different from another, and a simple difference in design and perhaps having one or two specifications more than the next model offers minimal impact for the viewer, especially if...Show More Summary

Japan Display Shows Off 915ppi 9.6-Inch Display

[CEATEC 2015] Just when you thought that there is no way for one to cram in so many pixels into a single display, along come the folks over at Japan Display, where their hard work has paid off – and they managed come up with a display...Show More Summary

ALPS Sensor Might Spell Breakthrough For Wearable Health Devices

[CEATEC 2015] Aren’t we all a conscious lot where our health and well being are concerned? Unfortunately, many people will only do something about their health when they are diagnosed with something unpleasant which might require a combination of therapy and treatment, or just one of the two. Show More Summary

NeuroSky Hopes To Figure Out Yes/No Responses With Brain Wave Sensor Technology

[CEATEC 2015] I am quite sure that there are times when we wished we were telepathic – to be able to know just exactly what another person is thinking about, or mulling over. It would prove to be a rather invaluable ability at the end...Show More Summary

Vuzix iWearHD Ready For Pre-Order

[CEATEC 2015] Vuzix, a name that has been associated with video eyewear for the longest time, has shown off their iWearHD video headphones on the showfloor, citing that it is available for pre-order at the moment fro 60,000 Yen before taxes. Show More Summary

Kyocera Torque G02 Can Survive Seawater As Well

[CEATEC 2015] A smartphone that can survive being underwater is nothing new or worth shouting about these days – even when companies like Sony clarified their waterproof guidelines. Well, Kyocera, being a name where rugged handsets have...Show More Summary

Miraisens Augments Your User Experience With 3D Haptics

[CEATEC 2015] We have certainly come a long way since we worked with a computer interface, haven’t we? From using data cards which have specially punched codes in different orders to typing out commands using a keyboard, the graphical user interface proved to be a huge leap in ease of use. Show More Summary

Rakuten AR-HITOKE Encourages The Herd Mentality

[CEATEC 2015] Normally, we humans find safety in numbers – which can be deemed to be the herd mentality. Of course, there are pros and cons associated with such a way of thinking, since when it is for the correct and just cause, it can...Show More Summary

Rakuten WallSHOP Makes Shopping All The More Fun

[CEATEC 2015] Going shopping can be fun – especially when you have plenty of cash to spare, as you need not have to think too much – or even twice about picking up a particular item that you would like. What about making sure that the...Show More Summary

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