Who was the new MacBook designed for? (hint: not you)

Who was the new MacBook designed for? Not you...

It’s now old news that Apple resurrected the MacBook name and released a super-thin, ultra portable laptop. Unlike the previous MacBook model, which was an affordable entry-level computer, the new MacBook now finds itself in an interesting position as both the least powerful and more expensive laptop Apple offers. Wait – it’s less powerful AND more expensive than other models (like the MacBook Air)? Let’s dive in to that a bit. Apple typically takes the [Continue reading...]

What the Apple Watch should do (but never will)

What the Apple Watch Should do (but never will)

I was so excited for Apple to release their much-rumored Watch, and with its release right around the corner I can’t help but feel disappointed. I watched Samsung release the Gear last year, which tried so hard to do anything and everything while hardly getting through a day without a charging the battery. Sadly, Apple is about to make the same error with its smartwatch. Let’s start with the watch function. Apple is positioning the [Continue reading...]

The Future of Curved Displays is Here, And It’s Flexible

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Throughout history, materials have had a huge impact on society and culture helping to advance human civilization. Where would we be without iron, wood, paper, or glass? According to Corning, the maker of famed Gorilla Glass, we now live in the Glass Age. Glass is the backbone of the Information Age, from the way the information flows through glass fiber cables to the way we interact with technology through glass enabled interfaces. But the future [Continue reading...]

SPOR Solar Charger — Beyond the Specs

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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

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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...]