Category Archives: Technology

Imagine to build your own racing track

Kia builds a mobile racing app that goes viral.

IMAGINE TO BUILD YOUR OWN RACING TRACK

Take a look to this game from KIA, where they promote their very first sports car, it’s called “GT RIDE” and is based on a mobile app that allows you to create amazing virtual race tracks in 3D.  You just have to move your mobile device around through the air. As technology advances rapidly, developers, artists and engineers develop more and more incredible and amazing experiences for the “user” which increases their  interactivity and this mobile racing app its great prove of it.

Check it here.

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Can a toy robot teach kids computer programming?

Veterans from Apple and Google launch a crowdfunding campaign to find out

Veterans from Apple and Google launch a crowdfunding campaign to find out the verge

In late 2012, Vikas Gupta left his job as head of the consumer payments division at Google and set out to discover what he would do with the rest of his life. He’d recently had a daughter, and he knew his next venture would involve helping kids. Then he chanced across an article about Estonia, and how that country begins teaching programming to all children in first grade. He did a little research into the state of computer science education in America and was shocked to find how rare it was. So he set out to create a compelling way for children as young as four or five to start learning basic coding concepts.

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via Theverge

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The Computer Moves In

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In 1982, Time picked not a man, but a machine: the computer.
In its story about the pick, the magazine quoted an ad that attempted to answer the question:

- “Will someone please tell me what a personal computer can do?

- “A personal computer, it says, can send letters at the speed of light, diagnose a sick poodle, custom-tailor an insurance program in minutes, test recipes for beer.

We wonder what will come next!
What about you?

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PaperTab a thin line between computers and paper

“Creators of PaperTab claim ultra-slim, flexible invention will change the face of personal computing forever”

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A flexible, paper-thin tablet which looks and feels like a sheet of paper is being touted as a revolutionary advance in computing.

The PaperTab, a high-resolution plastic display PC prototype, was unveiled on Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

A new concept device developed by Intel, Queen’s University from Canada and the British firm Plastic Logic, it caused a stir on the first day of the week-long conference with an interactive, 10.7in plastic display that its makers called revolutionary. The team behind the PaperTab said their goal was to emulate the feel of paper with a robust, lightweight product that could bend and be dropped on a desk.

“If the idea catches on, expect paper to never be the same again,” said the news site pocket-lint.com.

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Via The guardian

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