Michiel Basson

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How The Cloud Will Transform Cars Into Smart Devices

One of the hottest trends in tech these days is a connected device: but this time, it’s not your smartphone.<p>It’s your car.<p>In fact, by 2020, 90 percent of the vehicles on the road will be wired, while the connected car market will hit $600 billion — making it the single largest market for connected …

5 Trends That Will Drive The Future Of Technology

Trends get a bad rap, mostly because they are often equated with fashions. Talk about trends and people immediately start imagining wafer thin models strutting down catwalks in outrageous outfits, or maybe a new shade of purple that will be long forgotten by next season.<p>Yet trends can be important, …

This Real Life Version Of X-Ray Glasses Can See Through Your Skin

Evena Medical’s new Eyes-On Glasses System enables medical professionals to essentially peer underneath a patient’s skin in order to more easily locate veins for IV treatments.<p>Google Glass has received endless press coverage for its futuristic form factor and novel, consumer-friendly applications. …

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World View Wants To Take You To Space Without Rockets

For private citizens who want to go into space, the options are pretty limited right now. In the near future, though, that’s bound to change, as a number of companies are actively working on offering manned commercial space flight. Among those companies, though, probably one of the most intriguing …

The Top 7 Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2014

Strap yourself in, it’s going to be a wild ride. In considering the changes we’ve seen in technology over the past year, I’m bracing myself for unprecedented growth when it comes to anytime, anywhere, on-demand information and entertainment.<p>Based on the trends we’ve seen so far in 2013, I predict …

4K: What It Is And How Will It Affect You

The next big push as far as home TV, movie and gaming experiences are concerned is all about 4K.<p>TV manufacturers such as Samsung and Sharp have 4K-capable models lining the latest trade show stands, Netflix has in the last few days been testing 4K movie streaming and it’s even the latest buzz-word …

Meet Coin, a Card to Replace Every Swipeable Card in Your Wallet

Square Wallet. Google Wallet. PayPal. For many years, these mobile payment apps have been heralded as the successors to our overstuffed wallets and purses. Adoption of these services, however, have been slow. It’s driven one startup to launch a crowdfunding campaign for Coin, a physical card that …