Gitesh Dubal

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How neuroscientists are learning to read our minds

Neuroscientists are not mind-readers, but they're coming close, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Science</i>. With little more than a …

Why does gravity move at the speed of light?

Newton thought it was instantaneous, but the story is much richer than that!<p><i>“The fact that gravitational damping is measured at all is a strong</i> …

Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Has A Serious Problem

Earlier this year Microsoft warned users that Windows 7 has serious problems. I dismissed its claims as a desperate attempt to shift copies of Windows 10 (and I still do), but now Microsoft has warned of a new serious Windows 7 problem that is very real – even though it makes <i>no sense whatsoever</i>…<p>In …

Software

The people who made Siri are readying another big leap in AI

Viv is promising 'an intelligent interface to everything' -- and it might actually happen.<p>It's been a couple of years since we heard from Viv Labs, but a report from the <i>Washington Post</i> says it will debut the next generation of AI assistance on Monday. One reason we won't dismiss that possibility is …

Artificial Intelligence

6 secrets for developing a great app for Android

There are a couple of reasons why you want to target Android users when building your next app.<p>As of July 2015, Google Play remains the largest app store with 1.6 million available apps followed by Apple’s App Store with 1.5 million apps and three other comparatively small app stores: Amazon …

Apps

AMOLED displays set to close in on LCD this year

AMOLED continues to be the display technology to bet on these days, as research from IHS anticipates that AMOLED will gradually close the gap on LCD, having overcome many of its previous manufacturing obstacles. Although LCD is still the most commonly used display type in electronic products, …

IHS

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

How to Capture the Perfect Photograph

As artists, we see the beauty in the everyday. It isn’t easy to portray that beauty in an image. Getting what we see in our mind’s eye into the final …

Landscape Photography

Google possibly working on $35 Chromekey, a wireless streaming HDMI dongle

According to some recent rumors, Google may be working a wireless streaming device called a Chromekey. Originally, the device was supposed to be …

Would Android laptops have what it takes to invade Microsoft’s last bastion?

I’m not going to rehash the old “<i>Android is better than Windows</i>” arguments. Instead, I propose that Android is actually poised to steal Microsoft’s last remaining stronghold, the laptop market, and that it won’t even require consumers to think about their preferred operating system. We all know …

Laptops