Stop us if you've heard this one: The Vatican -- you know, those folks behind a little thing called the Catholic Church? -- has launched its very own wearable. Called the Click To Pray eRosary, it does exactly what you think it would, based on the name. Basically, it's a technological version of the old faithful rosary.
For those just starting out on the road to a Smart Home, there’s a unique joy that comes from the first time the devices do their smart thing: something between amazement, wonder, and the feeling that a door has just opened to a new dimension of possibility. Sitting on my small patio as the daylight slowly fades away and the lights in my house automatically light up, I feel like James Bond. It ...[Read More]
Data drives our global digital ecosystem, and AI technologies reveal patterns in data. Smartphones, smart homes, and smart cities influence how we live and interact, and AI systems are increasingly involved in recruitment decisions, medical diagnoses, and judicial verdicts. Whether this scenario is utopian or dystopian depends on your perspective.
Apple’s Mac Pro is on the way and it’s got one heck of a case. Part tank, part cheese grater, the Mac Pro’s shell is the sort of thing you can depend on to support the full weight of a car. Or something else heavy. We think. Please don’t test that at home, we didn’t design the thing. But to lay hands on that case you need to buy a Mac Pro — which starts at (at l...[Read More]
The smartphone era is only just over a decade old, but the pocket-sized computers at the heart of that societal transformation are only really possible because of another technology: lithium-ion batteries.
Personal electronic devices emit more blue light than any other color. Blue light has a short wavelength, which means that it is high-energy and can damage the delicate tissues of the eye. It can also pass through the eye to the retina, the collection of neurons that converts light into the signals that are the foundation of sight.
Today, improving urban services through digital transformation is a huge industry, dominated by the likes of Cisco and IBM. But the idea of a “smart city” encompasses more than the clever application of technology in urban areas. That technology must also contribute to making cities more sustainable, and improving the quality of life for the people who live there.
The event is to mark the 35th anniversary of the Ghostbusters franchise and takes place at the Ginza Sony Park in Tokyo from 12 October this year. The event will see trainers leading participants sporting "...Ghostbuster uniforms, proton packs, and other props used in the filming of the Ghostbusters movie released in 2016"
Well so much for the future of game consoles being all-streaming, all the time. Sony's officially confirmed the name of its next console and has also given us a release window. You can expect to play games on a PlayStation 5 from the "...holidays 2020". That's around November/December this end of the world, since we've got holidays all over the place.