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Google’s Acquisitions Creating Robotic Companies Army

Google has slowly been amassing a collection of robotics companies. Its most recent acquisition has been of the Pentagon-funded Boston Dynamics. This innovative company has been an industry leader in robotics. Boston Dynamics has created BigDog, Cheetah, WildCat, and Atlas. Videos of those robots in action can be seen below. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNZPRsrwumQ httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chPanW0QWhA httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJZQ3n-iQYE httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD6Okylclb8 It is… Read the full article…


Could Beats Music Dethrone Spotify?

Spotify could finally meet its match with a new subscription music service called Beats Music, created by the makers of the extremely successful Beats Electronics. The company is relying on its vast knowledge of the music industry to steer Beats Music right where other subscription services have failed. Beats Music costs $10 a month for an… Read the full article…



Galaxy Note 3: Feature Review

Previously, I wrote in this space about my hopes for the new-issue Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phone. After my previous post on the rumors surrounding the design and specifications of the Note 3, I immediately pre-ordered the phone, and have been using it since October 10. Here is a review of its features, now that… Read the full article…


3D: A Potential Manufacturing Revolution In-The-Making

3D printing has the potential to change the entire manufacturing industry. Patent laws will be challenged like never before when consumers can easily replicate any object they find with the tools available to them on their desk. Even people without experience using 3D drawing programs can benefit from a 3D printer.    At right is an example of one of the… Read the full article…



Will Google Glass Replace Learning?

In an argument between Socrates and Phaedrus, taken down by the student Plato about 370 B.C., Socrates argued against writing, saying:  “this discovery of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners’ souls, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external written characters and not remember of themselves.” While Socrates worried… Read the full article…


Is Google Fiber Changing the Face of the Internet?

 The Internet is constantly evolving. Average data rate speeds increase every year, but there is only so much improvement that can be made with current broadband connections that use copper wires. Google Fiber is a front runner in the race to continually improve connection speeds. Google Fiber offers gigabit per second connection speeds and promises… Read the full article…


Is Bitcoin the Currency of the Future?

Bitcoin, the Independent Currency Bitcoin is a decentralized currency invented by a developer that goes by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. Unlike most major currencies, there is no governing body, such as the federal reserve, that controls the supply of the Bitcoins. One of Bitcoins greatest strengths is that it is not backed by any… Read the full article…


Smartphones and the Wallet-less Future

Phone, keys, wallet. Those are the only things you need when you walk out the door right? Well, maybe not for long. Cellphones have evolved from being larger than a banana with an external battery that is so heavy that you have to wear it like a backpack to slim and portable smartphones like the… Read the full article…