With Google’s cloud gaming announcement, Stadia, comes a ticking clock to the eventual demise of traditional games consoles.Read More
The future of smartphones won’t be boring glass slabs anymore… Look forward to flexible screens taking you back to the age of the flip phone.Read More
Another year, another CES defining the future of technology. What does the future human have to look forward to in 2019? Here are five key trends to look for at CES 2019.Read More
This week marks the 45th anniversary of the first ever mobile phone call. For the 30th episode of Learn Something, it’s only fair we document the sometimes weird history of the mobile and see what the future holds for this essential tech…Read More
In this week’s episode of the top 100 ranking Learn Something podcast - CES 2018 and the future of consumer technology.Read More
Radio listeners are dropping off a cliff, and it’s obvious the world is turning to podcasting for their audio-based entertainment – the democratising platform that is slowly (but surely) being led by Anchor.Read More
Microsoft has big visions for the future. If you've followed any of their previous videos, you'll know they mostly surround big screens a bendy tablets. Well in what is their "productivity future vision," the software developer has looked five-10 years in the future to a world of holograms, super thin tablets and 3D printers.Read More
Now that Google Glass is out in the public, what does the future hold for the device? Will we as a society accept this device, and what apps would we use? Toronto-based creative agency Playground Inc. has answered this question with a concept video that envisions what we may be using Glass for in the coming months.
The world has always been predicted to come to a rather horrifying demise due to various different acts of tyranny by the human race. While we may have listened and ignored in the past, one redditor and his decade-long playthrough of Civilization II has made us think differently.
As Editor-in-Chief, I have felt a necessary requirement to explain where we have been over the last week. It's been a rather busy time of inconvenient illnesses, a jaw operation, and preparations for our next big wave of coverage.Read More
Last Monday NASA held a conference call to go over their budget for the 2013 fiscal year. The conference call, attended by members of the press and prominent Twitter users, inadvertently managed to highlight just how much trouble NASA is in.
In the midst of trying to put a positive spin on recent budget cuts and unrealistic Congressional mandates NASA officials awkwardly tried to engage with social media (the communications director opened the program by Tweeting a grainy photo of the attendees) and paint a rosy picture of what is going on with the federal agency; all the while managing to perfectly illustrate what is wrong with the American space program today.
Corning, the company behind Gorilla Glass, has released the sequel to their original video titled 'A Day Made of Glass,' going into fascinating detail about the possible future uses of touchscreen technology, including advanced chalkboards and hospital room walls.
So Wired published an insightful interview with Amazon's Founder Jeff Bezos, discussing all things content consumption, cloud computing, consumer culture disruption and an odd side-track about his financial pledges into public space travel. The bit that formulated opinion is where he starts to discuss the Kindle Fire as more than just a competitor to the iPad.
This pushes forward the two competing concepts of how computing should be done, aforementioned in the title. The Post-PC device, as predicted by Steve Jobs and the general trend of products from Apple is to be the new "car" when Personal Computers become trucks. On it's lowest base: Post-PC devices rely on new input / output methods and allow a new population of non-expert users to use the product more cheaply and simply. There is a focus on the OS, the experience is centralised around the device, and content is downloaded to the device.
The Post-web device is something that is best demonstrated by the Kindle Fire: a culmination of the services that Jeff has accrued over his illustrious 15 years. Taking the concept of computing up into the cloud, streaming media, taking the focus off the OS and the hardware, instead forming a more literal definition of a window to your content.
This has presented two interesting concepts for the future of computing, both have a bright future for sure; but which would be of preference in a world where many only choose one?
After Microsoft showed us some rather interesting concepts in their 'Minority Report' style of the future, Blackberry just have to be the 'future vision' equivalent of that awkward guy who makes any room an uncomfortable silence of boredom.
Taking augmented reality to a whole new level, Microsoft has laid out its vision for the next few years, and for nerds (us and you, dear reader) it's amazing.