Monday, 23 September 2013


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Top 10 Tech 9.21.2013
By Sara Roncero-Menendez,
Mashable, 21 September 2013.

Dedicated inventors, developers and designers create new and innovative tech every day, improving the world one invention at a time. This week’s big tech news shows the most noteworthy ones unveiled.

Revolv is new service that allows you to control your home's appliances, lights, locks and thermostat from your smartphone. Read more on how this amazing new system can remotely access your house here.

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Revolv. Image: Revolv.

A new graphene chip developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University and the T. J. Watson Research Centre runs on light instead of electricity. Watch the video to see how this little chip can save on power consumption.

The Rideye, a video camera that cyclists can attach to the handlebars of their bikes to capture accidents, is currently looking for funding on Kickstarter. Cedric Bosch, the creator of Rideye, says that the device will help hold drivers responsible for hit-and-runs. Read more about how the gadget could help bike aficionados.

In other camera-related news, Ohio State University developed a camera lens that focuses like the human eye. This flexible polymer lens works by pumping liquid in and out, altering its shape as the fluid fills several domes within the lens.

To check out these and other stories...

Top image: Graphene computer chip that runs on light. Image: Flickr, UCL Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

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