You must have heard about flying robots and as a matter of fact technological advancements have led to a large number of robots that can fly but just none of them can even fly like a real bird. This could never happen until Markus Fischer along his team at Festo came up with a SmartBird which is actually a light weighted but large robot primarily modeled as a seagull and it flies by flapping its wings. The demo was being given from TEDGlobal in year 2011.
TEDTalks happens to be a daily video podcast of the best performances and talks from the TED Conference, and they have world leading doers and thinkers giving the talk of their lives just in 18 minutes time. There have featured speakers as well and it included JJ Abrams “Lost” producer on the allure of mystery, Bill Gates on mosquitoes and malaria, Pattie Maes on the “Sixth Sense” wearable tech, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke,Philippe Starck on design, and Al Gore on climate change.
TED actually is abbreviation for Technology, Entertainment, Design and basically TEDTalks is the one which covers all of these topics as well as arts, development, business, and science.
Check Out this Video and You will be amazed by the technology and how man has been able to make such robots that not only fly but fly like a real bird!! Enjoy Watching!! 🙂
Apple Corporation has finally unveiled the long awaited iPad 2. The company has launched the gadget with thefinal version of the iOS 4.3 at the iPad Launch event that was held in San Francisco.
Some of the primary specs iPad 2 supports are;
A dual-core A5 Processor
Read and Front Facing Camera
Weighing 1.3 Pounds
As compared to the iPad 1, the iPad 2 is 33mm thinner while having thickness of 8.8mm
It is being made available in two colors that is Black and White
The price starts from $499 for the 16 GB and only Wi-Fi model; however, another model with the specs including 3G, Wi-Fi and 64GB model, the price is $829.
The shipment will be started from March 11, 2011
Having A5 processor means that the iPad 2 version will be running on approximately double and faster speed as compared to the iPad 1. This version is supporting faster and improved graphics along with enhanced power consumption feature. Concerning the supported career, iPad 2 will be working well with both Verizon and AT&T as well. In addition, iPad 2 is also offering HDMI mirrored video output which is up to 1080p while you are making use of appropriate accessories.
Just stay tuned as Ishtihari will be publishing more about iPad 2 as it is being released.
The Intel Corporation is considering making someenhancements and this is by getting their chips into their manufactured smart phones and tablet computers using them as processors. The gadgets will be available for sale in the year 2011 as it is rushing catching up the quickly growing and changing mobile market.
Intel claims that their new chips will be available for shipping by the next year and it will be revitalizing its smart phone businesses that have resisted getting off the ground among immense and substantial sales of Apple’s Smartphone’s and iPad tablets that are making use of the Google’s Android OS.Paul Otellini, Chief Executive Intel Corp stated that the consumer based products and gadgets will be rolling out in the markets by the first half of year 2011. He further stated that the manufacturer and firms have settled to make use of the Intel Chips in their 35 tablet models, and some of them are now already available in the market. The prominent names of different brands include; Toshiba, Lenovo, Asus and Dell.
Intel’s Atom chips ruled all kinds of netbooks; however, tablet and smartphone makers then neglected them as different companies such as Marvell and Qualcomm offered them with superior quality chips.