SPOR Solar Charger — Beyond the Specs

SPOR solar USB charger

The ability to harvest clean energy, environmental impact, and sustainability are the biggest topics of today’s world that need practical solutions. With hundreds of recently released options to solar charge your gadgets, a team of Drexel students/entrepreneurs came out with their own, called SPOR. After exceeding their Kickstarter campaign’s goals back in June 2014, they are now gearing up for production. Right out of the box, SPOR solar charger promises to come with a decent [Continue reading...]

How to Choose the Best Anti Glare Screen Protector


When it comes to the transmission of visible light, both glass and sapphire are exceptionally transparent, but the reflectiveness remains one of the biggest problems. Manufacturers use various techniques to scatter reflected light in order to reduce glare, with varying results. The most commonly used technique for displays is called Anti-Reflective coating, or AR coating. It’s based on a thin-film interference principle which is also why soap bubbles produce colorful striations under the sunlight. AR [Continue reading...]

True Hardness of A Tempered Glass Screen Protector


Hardness for tempered glass is like strength for steel, clarity for glass, flexibility for plastics, or water resistance for rubber — it’s the biggest selling point for a tempered glass screen protector. That’s why a 9H callout is generally placed somewhere prominent on a package. It refers to Mohs hardness scale of minerals in a range from 1 to 10. On this scale, regular glass is placed at 5 and a diamond is at the [Continue reading...]

Apple Is Not Building a Car

Apple Car

Recent rumors over Apple’s new automobile department have reached a fever pitch. However, although I think a lot of us would love to see Apple design a new car (or a new kitchen appliance, new TV, new anything that is starved for great design), the evidence simply is not there. What evidence is everyone pointing to? The largest piece of evidence, cited by major media outlets like Quartz and Bloomberg, is Apple’s recent poaching from [Continue reading...]