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Need To Convert Video Media? Try Any Video Converter
Any Video Converter is an All-in-One video converting tool with easy-to-use graphical interface, fast converting speed and excellent video quality. It allows you to effortlessly convert video files between every format! It can convert almost all video formats including DivX, XviD, MOV, rm, rmvb, MPEG, VOB, DVD, WMV, AVI... Read more
Concerned About Privacy On Your Mac? Try Little Snitch
Your Firewall provides protection against unwanted access from the Internet. Little Snitch gives you control over your private outgoing data, so you can have control over your privacy. With Little Snitch you can track your background activity. As soon as your computer connects to the Internet, applications will often have... Read more
Amazon Cloud Drive Users Can Now Get Unlimited Storage
There are numerous storage solutions out there on the Internet to choose from. I guess your choice all boils down to how much do you want to spend in relation to how much data you have to store. There is also the fact that you could be very picky... Read more
Google Nexus Player Hits the UK
The Asus-made Nexus Player from Google is an Android-powered console that has been designed to run games and media apps, such as Netflix, from the Google Play store. The console comes with a Bluetooth remote with voice search. If you want to you can also spend some extra cash... Read more
Vauxhall Is Developing An Iris Controlled Headlight Program
Vauxhall/Opel is developing a system whereby you can control the headlights of your car just by your gaze. The system will be able to aim the vehicle’s headlights where the driver is looking. Researchers and engineers at Vauxhall/Opel are working on the eye-tracking technology which will, not only control... Read more
Future Shop is Now the Past
The first time I visited Canada was nearly ten years ago, and like everything else that is new and strange in a country other than your own (bags of milk and drive through cash points spring to mind), it’s always nice to see something familiar. When I walked into... Read more
3D Printed Hand For A Seven-Year Old Girl
This seven-year-old lost her hand when she was only nine months old because of compartment syndrome where the position she was in during childbirth cut off the circulation in her left forearm.  Doctors tried to save it but eventually had to make the decision to amputate, just below the... Read more
Firefox 37.0 For Mac OS Released
Mozilla Firefox is a fast, light and tidy open source web browser. Although the browser’s market share is lower for OS X, it is still one of the most popular browsers available on the Mac platform. The key features that have made Mozilla Firefox so popular are the simple... Read more
Is Your HDD A Mess? Get It In Order With Xinorbis
Is your HDD a mess? Do you know what files and folders contain what data and media on your computer? If you don’t, you are not alone. It would be great if you could search through your HDD, SSD or NAS and locate duplicated files and folders without have... Read more
Google AI Surgical Robot In Development
Google and healthcare company Johnson & Johnson are working on developing surgical robots, which use artificial intelligence. In order to accomplish this, the life sciences division of Google will work alongside Johnson & Johnson’s medical device company, Ethicon. The collaboration will create a robotics-assisted surgical platform that is designed to... Read more
Volvo Designing Reflective Spray Paint
Volvo have been world leaders in safety for many, many years. In fact, it was Volvo that gave the world the seat belt; it was an engineer at Volvo called Nils Bohlin who invented the three-point seat belt back in 1959. The company saw that the design was so... Read more
Dream Chaser Unmanned Aircraft Unveiled
Space technology is an ever evolving entity always bettering itself in the mad race to conquer space. Recently, the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) revealed an unmanned, completely autonomous spacecraft that is designed to carry cargo into orbit.  SNC has constructed this version of Dream Chaser in hopes of winning a... Read more
3X Zoom Vision With New Telescopic Contact Lens
Researchers in Switzerland are currently working on a contact lenses that is capable of zooming in and out with a wink of the eye. The field of contact lens research is not new and there are some big players involved in this kind of research. Google scientists have made “smart”... Read more
Codemasters Confirms F1 2015 Release Date
Undoubtedly, the F1 series is a masterpiece of coding. The games are up to the minute with detailed information about tracks, drivers and importantly the cars themselves. In F1 2014 the cars had a new handling model and the visuals were a sharp upgrade on the previous year’s game,... Read more
Samsung and SRI Team Up To Manufacture Iris Recognition Devices
Security is an ever increasing issue amongst today’s data-centric world. Everyone needs some form of security in order to keep their personal details safe. There are innumerable password generators, password managers, biometric fingerprint scanners and other security devices such as these. You may, like me, own an iPhone that... Read more
Need To Capture Your Screen in High Definition? Check Out liteCam HD
Have you ever wanted to record your computer screen but don’t know how? All you need is liteCam HD. liteCam HD is really simple-to-use computer screen recorder, which helps you create professional-looking HD videos with ease. liteCam HD lets you record anything on your PC screen. You can record with... Read more
Google Has Made A Tablet In Fight Against Ebola
If you are a health worker in Sierra Leone, then most days are not going to be good ones. The Ebola epidemic is still very much a grave situation. The disease has already claimed approximately 10,000 lives globally and it is looking as though the crisis is not going... Read more
Samsung Rumoured to Acquire AMD?
The latest Samsung rumour to hit the mill is that they are more than interested in acquiring AMD. If the rumour does turn out to be true, then any Samsung smartphones and tablets that are released in the future could possibly receive a massive boost in graphics. Can you imagine... Read more