After internet, smartphones, and home appliances, Google Inc. is all set to get into clothing and fashion. The internet giant has announced the next generation of apparels that would record and analyze a wearer’s preferences, and auto-suggest wardrobe settings for him/her. These set of “smart clothes” will be available in the market by this year end and help users dress up just right for any occasion.
A civil society member has proposed that all the polling booths in the country should have some sort of an idiot-detecting gadget installed at the entrance so that no idiot passes through it and casts his vote in favor of an undeserving candidate. The member has further proposed setting up a joint drafting committee to design this gadget, which would be known as mental detector.
Facebook genes can be added to an embryo during pregnancy so that the child is born mutated with certain Facebook features embedded into it, giving it an edge over its peers in communicating and staying connected. Parents need to provide the name, e-mail address and Facebook ID for their fetus to sign up for the delivery, and the gene transplant is done free of cost by Facebook.
BJP has come up with a New Year gift for its supporters – a web browser that helps a person visit only those websites and pages that are seemed “safe” and “sympathetic” to BJP and like leaning groups. The new browser is being called Saffron Surfer and comes with hordes of pre-installed add-ons and plugins that helps a web surfer steer clear of so-called left-liberal content online.
On many occasions people wish they had an incoming call to help them out of a boring meeting or place. Some even fake calling someone after dialing customer care number and appear busy to avoid some unwanted social contacts or to create an impression on some wanted ones. Nokia has realized this need and come up with a phone that talk back to you and help you appear busy.
Students at IIT here have developed a mobile application that would instantly change the pitch of the voice of the speaker after pressing a designated button on the handset, thus making the voice rather unrecognizable even though intelligible. Students are planning to launch the application as a premium product for professionals, who fear that their telephone calls could be being tapped and recorded by intelligence agencies.
Microsoft today announced that the next version of Microsoft Office will carry a cutting edge feature called “Reality Check” that will take Artificial Intelligence to the next level. The new feature allows a user to verify the ‘reality’ behind any data that he enters in Microsoft Office. In a few Alpha tests, Reality Check was used on some sample data, and the results were astonishing.
The Government of Japan has finally woken up to reality and decided to shelve the two-decade long robo-project codenamed “Thalaiva 2.0” initiated to replicate Rajinikanth in the form of a robot. The project involved some of Japan’s top minds from their top tech companies and so far had cost the Japanese an amount ten times more than the round underground thingamajig built in Switzerland, pushing the Japanese economy into a decade long economic tailspin.
A robot programmed to function as priests at marriage ceremonies has been caught on hidden camera in a compromising position with a wedding planner, shocking millions of i-faithfuls worldwide. The shocking visuals were played repeatedly on a regional news channel here, which clearly showed the robot as I-Fairy, the latest product of Japanese company Kokoro, while the face of the wedding planner was blurred beyond recognition.
After a month long auctioning, the Department of Telecommunications not only declared the process over, but also revealed the path-breaking technology that differentiated 3G over the 2G spectrum. The third generation spectrum would have many more colors than the seven traditionally acknowledged in the spectrum – Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, and Red – better represented by the acronym VIBGYOR. As a result, the government could earn 70,000 crore rupees, much higher than it had expected.