FBI has started a $1 billion public facial recognition system project, planned for 2014

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The FBI has always been trying to track you statistically, whether psychically or virtually. However, the FBI has decided to step it up a notch, by putting cameras everywhere 24/7. These cameras will recognize criminals through a facial recognition system, and notify their location. The whole ordeal will probably spark some privacy concerns as they will be able to tell everything about you. But on the other hand, the street is a public space, and anyone can see you there.

Source: New Scientist

SIM2 CinemaQuattro 4K DLP projector is priced at $158k, makes you think

SIM2 4K Projector

SIM2 has released a sequel to its former model, called CinemaQuattro 4K DLP projector. This project is one of a kind, as its price matches the price tag of two sport cars. At $158k you’ll get a 4K (4,096 x 2,160) resolution and a projector the size of a two desktop computers. If your thinking that this years model is a little expensive then you can buy the previous one for $58k, a steal compared to this.

Source: Engadget

Nano-SIM surfaces, possibly for the next iPhone launch

Nano-SIM

We are all anticipating for the next iPhone launch, as more and more rumors are surfacing. Today, we have had another rumor spring up, a nano-SIM card for the iPhone. A German carrier has received a box full of  T-Mobile   nano-SIM cards. The package came with a small letter informing the carrier that they are for a future generation smartphones and to wait before handing them out to customers. These SIM cards are all pointing fingers at the next iPhone 5, which will be debuted in a about a week.

Source: 9to5Mac

LG Chem develops flexible cable batteries, lets you use it as shoelaces

LG Flexible Cable Battery

Flexible batteries are nothing new, but shoelace batteries are. LG Chem has developed a battery that fits around a copper cable, providing you with flexibility and another way to tie your shoes. They have tested the batteries on a red LED screen (as you can see above), and on a fourth-generation iPod Shuffle. This is another step forward in bring you a flexible smartphone, not that you need one anyways.

Source: phys.org

LG EA93 29-inch display is debuted with a 21:9 aspect ratio

 

LG EA93 29-inch monitor

Screen sizes have been growing and growing rapidly since the last decade. On the other hand, screen ratios have been changing too. First, we started off with square screens, then we moved on to wide angled views, and now we’ve reached extreme wide-view displays. With LG’s EA93 29-inch IPS display you’ll be viewing your computer with a 21:9 aspect ratio. This new IPS screen idea will feature a WQHD resolution (2,560 x 1,080 pixels) and support a four-way split-screen view. In addition, it also contains an HDMI and USB 3.0 port. Finally, you’ll probably need rethink what you’ll be buying the next time you need a new monitor.

Source: Engadget

 

Sony 84-inch 4K Bravia KD-84X9005 is debuted, better then 3D and HD put together

 

Sony 84-inch 4K Bravia KD-84X9005

Television technology has been changing since its invention. However, within the last decade the technology used on our TVs have changed so rapidly, that we’ve moved from analog, to digital, to HD, to Full HD, to 3D, and now finally to 4K TVs. Keeping that in mind, Sony has just released a 84-inch 4K Bravia KD-84X9005, but the only problem is that we’re missing a lot of content. So other than the London 2012 Olympics your going to find it hard searching for 4K content, because 4K content needs to be filmed with a 4K camera, of course. However, if you wait a couple of years, this whole playground will be changed upside down.

Source: Engadget

 

Amazon: 180,000 Kindle exclusive books hit 100 million downloads

Amazon Kindle

Becoming a writer was once consider a hard job, that only the best could succeed in it. But, this has all changed as physical publishing is become a thing of the past, and digital printing is becoming more and more viral. If you ever decide to write your own book, you have the option to publish it on multiple platforms which include: Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, and Google Books. However, with this in mind, you wight want to put Amazon Kindle first as they have just announced that their digital platform has published over 180,000 Kindle exclusive books in their KDP program, that have been downloaded over 100 million times.  At the end of the day, whether you choose to go with Amazon, with the KDP program or not, you’ll always have the option of self-publishing any books, plus financial investment free.

Source: BusinessWire

 

Voice signals sent to Mars and back, making a first in interplanetary communication

 

Communicating with aliens might seem far off in the future, but sending an audio signal from Mars and back is one step in the right direction. Interplanetary communication has made history, as the first human voice has traveled through space and received on another planet. We have to thank Curiosity (NASA’s rover on Mars), for being able to receive Charles Bolden’s human voice and send it back to us, as voicemail. Charles Bolden read a speech out loud to NASA’s employees and to Mars. If you want to hear his voice, hit the source link below. Finally, I would like to add that the picture above is a lower resolution image of the martian hills sent back from NASA’s Curiosity’s rover.

Source: NASA

 

Social job hunter app Silp, absorbs over 700,000 users in just 12 days

Finding a job has always been a problem in our economy, so Slip is trying to make it easier for all of us. With this in mind, online job hunting networks are always a good way to find a job, but what if you could find one via your friends contacts?  Well with Slip, you now can. The whole idea behind slip, is to use your Facebook’s friends work connections to land you a job. Not only will this help you find a job, it will also help employers find more detailed information about potential employees. So whether you join Slips 700,000 plus network of contacts, or stick to the old fashion route, make sure you look over your Facebook page, as you don’t want your future employer looking at what you did last night.

Source: Slip

Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, dies at 82

Neil Armstrong Walk on Moon

He was one of the most fitness men in America, that was able to survive a journey to the moon and back and live to tell the tale, Neil Armstrong. On 1969, he was the first man to step on the moon, making history. Therefore, I wish I would never have to write this post, telling his death. With that in mind, I will report to you that Neil Armstrong died on August 25th 2012 from heart complications, marking another point in history. So all you folks feeling old, hearing about the first landing on the moon, you might be feeling right as your watching a chapter close in history forever.

Source: NYT