Yup. Now they are. Heh. Researchers at MIT have found a way to “recycle” the energy lost in traditional lighting by surrounding the bulb filament with a special reflective crystal designed to bounce back the energy that would be lost as heat. The energy is then recycled into light. Traditional incandescent bulbs have been phased … Read more Incandescent lightbulbs are more efficient than LEDs
Oh, February 27th is “Pokémon Day,” where Nintendo will be releasing a special 3DS bundle that comes with: Pokémon Red (pre-installed) Pokémon Blue (pre-installed) 2 cover plates download code for a Home Menu theme Pokémon Yellow (available for download in the 3DS eShop Nintendo also plans to bring back some of the fan-favorite amiibo characters- … Read more Nintendo’s releasing an exclusive 3DS bundle…
Apple has been rumored to axe the audio jack in their next installation of the iPhone. Now it’s pretty much confirmed. They want to make a thinner phone than the iPhone 6, and the only way to do it to get rid of the audio output in the phone. Without an audio output, the next … Read more iPhone 7: audioless, waterproof, and wireless
A snowy owl was found hovering over a traffic cam in Montreal, Quebec, Canada: The snowy owl is the official bird of Quebec. It was found soaring along a highway where sightings are common. They have a wingspan of about 1.5 meters, which is almost the height of a Canadian female child. They hunt during … Read more Harry Potter’s pet owl “Hedwig” caught taking selfie
Intel bought Canadian company Recon Instruments- a wearables outfit company just last year. Guess what they came up with? A helmet that has a built-in heads-up display, or HUD, for paintballing. In case you didn’t know, a HUD is basically a digitalized screen that shows critical information about your surroundings. It’s already used in many … Read more What happens when Intel buys a wearables company?
The Axis Vidius is a quadcopter that fits in the palm of your hand — it’s roughly 1.5 inches square — yet it’s able to live stream and record video in 420p. Axis says its Vidius model is the smallest-ever camera-equipped drone, and it’s so tiny that users don’t have to register it with the … Read more Can you guess how small the world’s smallest drone is?
Don’t go to the store to buy a generic mousepad. With this build, you can make a simple, customized one for about $5. Stuff you’ll need: Cardboard Soft cloth (this is where the customization comes in, choose whatever patterns and colors you want) Tape Scissors How to do it: Cut the cloth to the size … Read more How to make a custom pro DIY mousepad for $5
Thinking of starting a YouTube channel and becoming rich and famous like PewDiePie or JennaMarbles? Always wondered how much you can actually make? Hundreds? Thousands? Millions? Yes. Most definitely yes. YouTubers make money by advertisements displayed during the video and on the sidebar. You know when you watch a video and it plays the commercial … Read more How much can I actually make with YouTube?
The world’s most expensive phones- top 5 edition. 5. GoldVish “Le million” – $1,200,000 Coming in at number 5 is the GoldVish “Le million” phone. Known as the world’s most exclusive phone, it’s only available upon special request. Studded with diamonds. 4. iPhone 3G King’s Button – $2,500,000 A handcrafted phone encrusted with diamonds … Read more Think your phone is expensive to replace? Think again.
Just got a Samsung Galaxy S6? Use these 5 tips right out of the box to get more from your phone. 1. Taking a screenshot Taking a screenshot is useful for capturing exactly what you see on your screen and saving it as an image in your gallery. Do it by pressing the Home and Power … Read more 5 useful and practical tips & tricks for your S6 (you’ll use these)
Should you buy a Chromebook? Want a super fast laptop for under $199? Heard about Chromebooks and their awesomeness? Don’t even know what a Chromebook is? We don’t care. Read on and learn. We’ll tell you all about ’em. Last updated: 1/18/2020. We keep this page updated for your best interests. Chromebooks are growing in popularity They’re … Read more Thinking About Getting a Chromebook in 2020? See the Pros and Cons.