292014May

Samsung prezinta Simband, o noua platforma wearable cu aplicatii medicale

Samsung continua sa activeze pe partea de device-uri destinate sectorului medical. Astfel, compania a lansat Simband, un wearable care colecteaza date biometrice si care este legat de platforma cloud Samsung Multimodal Interactions (SAMI). Simband este considerat un “device investigativ” sau de diagnosticare, constituit dintr-un display cu un senzor de colectare a informatiilor la baza…

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292014May

Microsoft revolutioneaza din nou: Skype Translator

Daca va mai aduceti aminte de Star Trek, acolo unde toate lighioanele cosmosului se intelegeau in engleza prin intermediul unui translator universal, atunci trebuie sa stiti ca Microsoft pare ca va transforma asta in realitate. Este vorba de un serviciu de traducere denumit Microsoft Skype Translator care, deloc greu de banuit, va traduce conversatiile…

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292014May

Serious group messaging with a fun side

GroupMe is a group instant-messaging app designed to keep you connected with the various cliques in your social circle. Owned by Microsoft, it’s built a deserved reputation as a solid way to chat with multiple groups of friends at once, keeping everything organized. Just note that there is some extra work involved. Unlike Facebook Messenger…

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292014May

BMW 535d xDrive proves diesels can be sport drivers

British petrolheads hold that gasoline-fueled cars are for fun, and diesels for economy. BMW turns this notion on its head with the 2014 535d xDrive. This diesel engine 5 Series displayed all of the “ultimate driving machine” fun of a BMW, yet attained a fuel economy average of around 30 mpg. Slinging it around corner…

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292014May

Too many red flags to trust this bulb

The Finally Light Bulb Company Today’s home lighting choices boil down to incandescent, CFL, or LED, but the team at the Massachusetts-based Finally Light Bulb Company has a fourth option in mind. Available now for preorder, its eponymous bulb has no filament or diode, but instead, produces light using a compressed form of induction. The…

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282014May

Samsung Simband aims to take a big step in wearable health

James Martin/CNET Today, there’s the Samsung Gear Fit. But it seems that if you listened to Samsung president Young Sohn, that’s merely a temporary patch for what the future of wearable health tech will really bring. Samsung’s health event, called “Voice of the Body,” happened today. And at it, Sohn, discussed a three phase evolution…

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