Archive for April, 2013

Charge your mobile with water

Posted: April 30, 2013 in Tech Updates

Water Charger

Researchers in Sweden have developed a new technique where you can charge your devices anywhere without electricity, provided there is a water source nearby. Just add a spoonful and get instant power, anytime anywhere ..

Handy for anyone who spends time away from electricity, the small, lightweight Power Trekk could power critical devices for war fighters and aid workers deployed to remote areas of the world, Fox News reported ..

Developed by a team in Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology and made by MyFC, it’s the world’s first water-activated charging device that powers using fresh or salt water, the developers claimed. It can extend battery life up to 3 watts ..

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Amazing Ultraslim Hard Disk

Posted: April 30, 2013 in Tech Updates

ultra slim harddisk

Western Digital has just begun shipping a new 2.5-inch internal hard drive that’s only a mere 5mm thick. The company is calling it the UltraSlim, and it packs in 500GB of whatever you can stuff in it ..

bendable_smartphone

You may see flexible (bendable) smartphone in many images as researchers imagination only. But the development of prototypes was started by researches for gen-next shape-shifting smartphones and mobile devices that can change form on-demand ..

The research introduces the term “shape resolution” and its ten features, to describe the resolution of an interactive device, in addition to display and touch resolution ..

The research, led by Dr Anne Roudaut and Professor Sriram Subramanian, an Indian, from the University of Bristol’s Department of Computer Science, have used ‘shape resolution’ to compare the resolution of six prototypes the team have built using the latest technologies in shape changing material, such as shape memory alloy and electro active polymer ..