Top 10 emerging technologies of 2015

Technology is perhaps the greatest agent of change in the modern world. While never without risk, technological breakthroughs promise innovative solutions to the most pressing global challenges of our time. From zero-emission cars fueled by hydrogen to computer chips modeled on the human brain, this year’s 10 emerging technologies offer a vivid glimpse of the power of innovation to improve lives, transform industries and safeguard our planet. To compile this list, the World Economic Forum’s Read more [...]

ARE SMART GRIDS REALLY SMART?

ARE SMART GRIDS REALLY SMART?? Recently there has been a great research going on around the globe in this field. There are biggies involved such as Intel and others. What are they actually researching upon? Well I am no spokesperson of these companies so its hard to mention what exactly they are going to do. But as a technology enthusiast we all can figure out the things on a broader perspective! Lets try to sum up together what features we would like too see in this grid which boasts off Read more [...]

Delete Duplicate Rows from SQL Database Without a Primary Key

Just wanted to share with you a simple trick for deleting a duplicate row in your SQL table when you haven't assigned a primary key. So you may be wondering how could this happen... Well, in most cases, it would happen when you are setting an Id to your item by hand instead of using Identity to automatically set the Id. This leads us to another question, which is why would we set the Id by hand? Now here comes several answers, the best is the case where we need to insert a new item to the table Read more [...]

Second Tutorial in LabVIEW series ( arabic version)

The second Tutorial in my LabVIEW series is done. part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdTkw-p2mws In this video i focused on : 1- applications of numeric functions 2-comparison function (equal) 3-boolean function (OR) . part 2  (please check the description is the second video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31sc0GgSMgw In this video i focused on : 1- creating a mathematic equation 2-numeric inputs and outputs 3- case structure don't forget to subscribe for my channel Read more [...]

سنة هجرية مباركة

اقدم لكم جميعا احر التهاني والتبريكات بمناسبة حلول السنة 1435 هجرية , أسأل الله العلي العظيم أن تكون سنة خير وبركة على الجميع وأتمنى أن يعُمّ الأمن و السلام , راجين من المولى عز وجل ان يحلها علينا بالصحة والعافية واليمن والبركات على جميع الأمة الأسلامية والعربية وأن نرى بلادنا Read more [...]

Featured: 3D Mirror: Release Your Inner Beast! Snow White Is Sci-fi After All!

"People have always had a fascination with the extraordinary: unicorns, fairy tales, dwarves, princesses, and magic mirrors. And somehow, the latter is slowly becoming a reality, although they’re not really magical in that sense. We’ve already seen what augmented reality mirrors can do to our faces, and while they can be used to correct or modify certain features, they can’t change our faces completely. However, artist Karolina Sobecka wants to change that, and change it she Read more [...]

Featured: Nissan Leaf – Wireless Charging!!

      Nissan's wireless charging station for its Leaf electric car. Nissan in Japan has given a glimpse of the very near future in the form of a wireless charging station for its Leaf electric car.Present electric vehicle charging technology requires the connection of a cable to the vehicle to recharge its battery via mains electricity.Now Nissan has developed a wireless charging pad that recharges the battery simply by parking the vehicle on top of a ground Read more [...]

Featured: OmniTouch Projector Turns Anything Into a Touchscreen

  Alongside the PocketTouch technology, Microsoft has also been supporting research on something a lot more visual, a lot more flashy, and a lot more versatile: OmniTouch. While mobile technology has been centering around increasing responsive and sleek touchscreens for the past few years, OmniTouch takes things in a bit of a different direction by using a projectorto make any flat surface into a “touchscreen.” At the moment, OmniTouch is pretty primitive and requires the user to wear a shoulder-mounted Read more [...]

Featured: Fake Window/Bright Blind

From the website: ................................. While it's not being prescribed as a cure for seasonal affective disorder just yet, the Bright Blind is sure to lighten one's spirit in dark, sad abodes and office spaces worldwide. Made of electroluminescent (EL) sheets, Makoto Hirahara's Bright Blind simulates a window where none exists. The artificial blind functions in exactly the way you might guess: turn the plastic stick and control the brightness. Wood, plastic, Read more [...]

Featured: World’s Fastest Micromouse Robot!

One year ago, we got super excited when a micromouse managed to negotiate a maze in under five seconds. At the 2011 All Japan Micromouse Robot Competition in Tsukuba, the micromouse pictured above shaved an entire second off of that time, completing the maze in a scant 3.921 seconds. That's fast. This robot, called Min7.1, was designed by Ng Beng Kiat. It has a top speed of just over 12 kph, which is wicked quick for something that's 10 cm long and weighs only 90 grams. Of Read more [...]

Featured: Contact Lens Monitors Blood Sugar!

The tears in your eyes carry a lot of information about you, so why not monitor your vitals with a contact lens? That idea is being taken seriously by Microsoft Research and the University of Washington. In a joint research project, the two institutions are developing a contact lens equipped with a glucose sensor that can monitor blood sugar and transmit the data wirelessly to another device. PHOTOS: Extraordinary Beauty of the NanoArt World This would be a big help to people with Type Read more [...]

Featured: The Restart Page, Tribute To Old Operating Systems!

"The Restart Page which simulates unlimited rebooting experience from vintage operating systems. Basically the web page is created as a tribute to the most significant operating systems that has been part of our geek lives. The page contains 17 restart options where it will emulate the restart process of the operating system. It really does bring back some good old memories by just looking at the restart simulation…" "The Restart Page simulates reboot for the following operating systems: Read more [...]

Featured: World’s Smallest DIY USB PC with HDMI Output!

This has to be the world’s smallest DIY USB PC, fully functional with an HDMI output so you can plug in to your LCD monitor/keyboard and be ready to boot it up. This DIY USB PC packs a 700MHz ARM 11 CPU, 128MB of RAM, and OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics, pretty click device. I imagine there will become a day when all desktop PCs will become this size or perhaps the smartphones and PCs will converge soon or later. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pQ7N4rycsy4) Source via Read more [...]

Featured: Fading Highlighter, Keeps Your Books Clean at the End of the Semester!

A brilliant solution for college students is here! You can now highlight ideas and still get a 100% clean books that you can resell at the end of the semester. The fading highlighter works exactly as a normal one, but instead of being permanent causing lower resale prices, it fades out after 5 months of using! Fader is currently in development with crowdsourcing manufacturer extraordinaire Quirky. While there are similar products on the market already, they require some amount of erasing. Read more [...]

Featured: Nokia 700, World’s Smallest Smartphone, & a Very Cool Symbian Belle Trick!

Remember the old days when the coolest kid at school was the one with the smallest phone? Dubbed as: "The smallest smartphone in the world" , the Nokia 700 is a neatly packed tiny, yet powerful, handset. The build quality is as impressive as all phones by Nokia. It feels so lovely to hold, the weight is right & the size is tight! Despite the weight, the phone impresses us with it's specs and features. Thanks to Nokia for sending us a device for a 2-weeks trial 🙂 Hardware: The Read more [...]

Launching a New Tutorial Series on LabVIEW in Arabic!

LabVIEW (short for Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench) is a system-design platform and development environment for a visual programming language from National Instruments. This is the first video of a LabVIEW tutorials series , targeting all those looking for the beginning point to start with graphical programming, and if you are having problems with English language don't worry because the videos are in Arabic . (P.S. : an English version will be published after the series Read more [...]

Windows 8.1 Offline ISO Installer Leaked!

Update 1: You can only use the offline image directly for clean install if you have a Windows 8.1 Key. Otherwise use this method to offline-update using your Windows 8 Key: mcakins.com To update to Windows 8.1 normally, you can go to the Windows 8 Store Then click/tap Update to Windows 8.1 If you face any errors like "Your apps were installed" or you can't find the "Update" tile, you can run cmd in elevated mode and type: Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth   To Read more [...]

Get 20GB of Free Cloud Storage!

Barracuda Networks have launched "Copy", the Cloud Service based in California and founded in 2002. Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, MacOS, Windows, Linux   Copy is available for mobile phones as well as computers. The synchronization is very easy as all options may be found in one place. Best of all, sharing folders is great feature; Copy assumes that you're with your friends at a restaurant and you must divide the bill equally, so if you have a 12GB shared folder with 4 Read more [...]

كل عام وأنتم بخير …عيد فطر سعيد

 يسرنا ان نهنئكم كما عودناكم دائما ان نقدم لكم اجمل التهانى والتبريكات بمناسبة حلول عيد الفطر المبارك اعاده الله علينا وعلى الأمة الأسلامية  بالخير واليمن والبركات نتمنى من الله ان يبارك لنا فيه ويجعله عيدا سعيدا على جميع الأمة العربية والأسلامية وينشر السلام والألفة والمحبة. Read more [...]

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