The company says it can yield results in less than half an hour.The machine can test for a range of human diseases, and can also be used to detect infectious bacteria in foods, find harmful microbes in water, or see if your dog has kennel cough.Each kit has a barcode, and when you scan it, the machine runs the appropriate program to test the sample.The cube uses a polymerase chain reaction system to see if there's a match.if you took high school biology, you probably did this with cheek swabs — think of it like searching for a specific term in a body of text on a computer, except with DNA.Users can connect the cube to a tablet or laptop via WiFi, and the results will show up there once they're ready.So if you want to find out whether you have Strep throat, for example, you can insert a throat swab into a test tube, place it in the cube, scan the pre-programmed kit for Strep, and get a yes or no answer on your computer in less than 30 minutes.Spartan CEO Paul Lem tells Tech Insider in an email that the device is meant to be used as a "detector," not a full sequencing service.More from Tech Insider:This summer's hottest pool accessory is a giant inflatable swan floatThere s an HDTV antenna that s literally made from dead cable boxesWatch this crazy time-lapse of Dutch builders putting a tunnel under a highway in 48 hours20 amazing things you can do with Pebble's new $70 deviceA new app called Recharge lets you rent hotel rooms by the minute for extremely short staysNOW WATCH: Humans share most of their DNA with this creepy ocean wormLoading video...
In 2015, seven students from Imperial College of London turned to IBM for help with a class project.Their assignment?The team decided to build an environmental probe that'd measure temperature, light, and movement — then beam that data back to a lab, which would recreate emergency conditions in real-time.The students made a device powered by a Raspberry Pi  a programmable computer that fits in the palm of your hand , then deployed it into the most extreme environment they could get access to: the edge of space.John McNamara, who helps people invent things for a living at IBM's Innovation Center in Hursley, England, mentored the students to help them build the space probe in less than a month.McNamara told Tech Insider the project could be a way for first responders to train for disasters before having to enter dangerous situations themselves.Now floats majestically in my office @IBMmessaging @IBMBluemix pic.twitter.com/W63xim0asj — John McNamara @j0nnymac June 30, 2015This space probe was the very first prototype, but it could turn into a real tool that could help first responders during natural disasters one day.For now, McNamara said he's working on developing the probe into a drone equipped with artificial intelligence that could measure temperature, air quality, and social media feeds above a disaster area.But the new drone would be smart — really smart — since it'd use IBM Watson to survey disaster areas and identify people who need help.Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.More from Tech Insider:There s an HDTV antenna that s literally made from dead cable boxesWatch this crazy time-lapse of Dutch builders putting a tunnel under a highway in 48 hours20 amazing things you can do with Pebble's new $70 deviceA new app called Recharge lets you rent hotel rooms by the minute for extremely short staysRussia just took down its 'largest ever' hacker ring that allegedly stole $25 millionNOW WATCH: This is ESCHER — the disaster relief robot by Virginia Tech competing in the DARPA Robotics ChallengeLoading video...
At the time, Google made an announcement about being able to get the device, co-developed with Asus and based on the Android TV platform, through other retail sites.That seemingly confirmed that the company would no longer be making or selling the device, but new documents filed with the FCC in the US by Asus now seem to suggest the opposite.The documents indicate that a new Nexus Player, with minor changes, is in the works, with Asus listing a number of improvements.Related: Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Chromecast 2 vs Roku Streaming StickThese include: updated system power circuit and layout, updated RF circuit and layout, updated circuit components such as the USB, HDMI, and power button, and a modified antenna layout.None of the changes suggest this will be a big upgrade to the original player, which was launched in 2014.However, it's entirely possible that these documents were submitted for a model which was already being developed, and that may never make it into production.
The image, sourced from Chinese social media website Weibo and first spotted by ITHome, but subsequently picked up by the likes of AppleInsider, is consistent with the broad flow of iPhone 7 design rumours, although there are one or two inconsistencies when compared to similar leaks.The colour makes it much easier to see the repositioned antenna bands feeding out onto the top and bottom of the phone, in contrast to the much more elaborate, looping setup used on the iPhone 6 generation.Kevin Wang, the director of market research at IHS Technology, says he has conducted "supply chain research" which he believes shows that 32GB storage and 2GB RAM will be the new lowest model.Lining up alongside earlier leaks, the camera hole appears much larger and repositioned from the iPhone 6 generation devices.Both the camera and LED flash are completely black, suggesting the phone is an empty case.This is probably IMO the most genuine iPhone7 live picture so far... https://t.co/FCFS6qPaLb pic.twitter.com/r2chsWaitw— Steve Hemmerstoffer @stagueve May 23, 2016The handset pictured in the earlier leak is allegedly of the dual-camera, 5.5ins iPhone 7 Plus and -dual-camera system and smart connector aside - looks vastly similar to this more recent 4.7ins iPhone 7 leak.
Visa has secured its spot as the exclusive financial services provider at this year s Olympic Games in Rio at official venues, anyway .The company will be taking advantage of the opportunity in a big way as it plans to deploy an NFC-enabled ring that ll enable users to pay for goods and services without the hassle of pulling out a phone or wallet.Like other NFC-enabled devices, wearers will simply be able to tap the ring to any contactless payment terminal to complete a transaction.Visa says the wearable uses the NFC Ring design of McLear & Co. which includes a secure microchip from Gemalto and an embedded NFC-enabled antenna.Unlike other payment wearables, Visa s solution doesn t need a battery and thus, doesn t require charging.More of a trial run no pun intended than anything, the Visa payment ring will be distributed to a group of 45 athletes.
Click here to learn more, and don t forget to sign up for our email newsletter.Luckily, these corded alternatives from GreenWorks are on sale for $24-$131 today as part of a Gold Box deal, and run the gamut from a full lawnmower to compact blower, and everything in between.Throw it out, and spend $7 on this replacement from Aukey with code IBEEGE8R .Monoprice s basic graphics tablet is marked down to $35, and has surprisingly decent specs for the price:4000 lines per inch LPI drawing resolution2048 levels of pressure sensitivity200 RPS report rate8 programmable hotkeys and 16 programmable hot cells at the top of the drawing surfaceFor a limited time, Amazon will sell you three pouches of Tide HE-compatible laundry detergent totaling 144 ounces or 93 loads for just $14.That s still pricey for a single pair of underwear, but reviewers say it s worth it.The SoundCore Sport features 10 hours of battery life, a built-in microphone for handsfree calls, and impressive IPX7 water resistance.
Click here to learn more, and don t forget to sign up for our email newsletter.Luckily, these corded alternatives from GreenWorks are on sale for $24-$131 today as part of a Gold Box deal, and run the gamut from a full lawnmower to compact blower, and everything in between.Throw it out, and spend $7 on this replacement from Aukey with code IBEEGE8R .Monoprice s basic graphics tablet is marked down to $35, and has surprisingly decent specs for the price:4000 lines per inch LPI drawing resolution2048 levels of pressure sensitivity200 RPS report rate8 programmable hotkeys and 16 programmable hot cells at the top of the drawing surfaceFor a limited time, Amazon will sell you three pouches of Tide HE-compatible laundry detergent totaling 144 ounces or 93 loads for just $14.That s still pricey for a single pair of underwear, but reviewers say it s worth it.The SoundCore Sport features 10 hours of battery life, a built-in microphone for handsfree calls, and impressive IPX7 water resistance.
Visa unveiled a new post-password wearable tech solution — a near-field-communication-based payment ring that syncs directly to its user s credit card account — during an event in New York on Thursday.The ring, which is still in the prototype phase, will be given to a select group of sponsored athletes to use during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.It does not need to have its batteries replaced or be recharged regularly.Visa, the exclusive payment provider of the Rio Games, will supply approximately 4,000 NFC-enabled payment terminals across the city s Olympic facilities.As American Team Visa swimmer Missy Franklin pointed out, having a wearable payment device should be convenient for athletes in this setting because they may not care to carry a phone or wallet while training.The Visa ring is a great innovation that I know all the athletes competing in Rio will enjoy, as it will be great to go from a competition to purchase without having to carry a wallet or card, she said.
Anyone who has watched TV or an Apple or Google keynote event within the past year knows that paying for things with anything but your credit card is all the rage.Visa, not to be left out being a leader in all things money, is experimenting with a new device.However, save for a secure microchip made by Gemalto and a tiny, NFC-enabled antenna, there's nothing else inside this waterproof ring to a depth of 50 meters designed by McLear & Co. That means there's no need to charge this device, as any payment terminal picks up the hard work once it reads Visa's unique token from the ring's otherwise dormant microchip.Athletes will have to load up their card – err, ring – with cash via an online portal before gently punching the nearest point of sale.I was also told that the ring will be shaved down a bit before the big event.Should things go well down in Rio, the firm will consider a wider release of the device.
Researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology have found a way to steal encryption keys by monitoring the routine vibrations caused by the electronic components in a PC fluctuating as electrical currents pass through them, which are known as "coil whines".When a PC is running, the power consumption of its CPU and related chips changes drastically depending on the computation being performed in each moment.The researchers discovered that the cryptographic operations running on a PC correlate to the exact coil whine noises, making it possible to figure out the exact encryption keys by recording the noises – whether they be acoustic, electric or electromagnetic.PC noises actually leak encryption keys"By recording such acoustic noise while a target is using the RSA algorithm to decrypt ciphertexts sent to it by the attacker , the RSA secret key can be extracted within one hour for a high grade 4,096-bit RSA key," the researchers wrote in the research paper.The process for obtaining electromagnetic signals to detect encryption keys was even simpler – all the researchers had to do was place a consumer grade AM radio receiver tuned close to the PC's signal frequency and connect its headphone output to a phone's audio jack for digital recording, or make an electromagnetic probe antenna out of some wire attached to a cheap software-defined radio USB dongle."Side-channel leakage can be attenuated through such physical means as sound-absorbing enclosures against acoustic attacks, Faraday cages against electromagnetic attacks, insulating enclosures against chassis and touch attacks, and photoelectric decoupling or fiber-optic connections against "far end of cable" attacks.
More2016%2f06%2f02%2ff6%2frillrill.855b5The Theremin is the spookiest synthesizer you'll ever see.This classic electronic musical instrument was invented in 1919 and the best part is that you can play it without using your hands.The closer you get to the upright antenna, the higher the pitch.The distance from the other antenna controls the volume.Though it's pretty hard to play and sounds pretty spooky, we are absolutely in love with it.Check back each Thursday as we explore another piece of ThrowbackTech for a whole new take on TBT!
This is probably our first look at a real iPhone 7, and what if it turns out to be right on the money?People apparently thought gravity ceased to exist in Cupertino, and sales of Apple s smartphone lineup would continue to ascend forever.What s more, the decline is expected to continue for several more quarters, possibly even until Apple s huge iPhone redesign launches in 2017, 10 years after the first iPhone debuted.The iPhone 7 described above will probably leapfrog smartphones announced earlier in the year and become the most powerful smartphone in the world once again.It will be thinner and its antenna lines will be less off-putting.Next year s new iPhone is shaping up to feature the massive redesign people are waiting for, with rumors of a new edgeless OLED display and no home button swirling.
Image Source: iPhone 7 ConceptAndroid may be the king of smartphones when it comes to market share, but the iPhone is still the most talked-about device.Several reports have already cemented the idea that the phone will be remarkably similar to last year s iPhone 6s — in fact, this is probably the first photo of a real iPhone 7, so you can already see what the phone will look like.TrendForce believes that the 64GB option may be discontinued and replaced by the 128GB version, though this decision has yet to be finalized.Other than the dual lens camera on the iPhone 7 Plus, the research firm doesn t mention any of the changes suggested in recent leaks, such as the rear antenna redesign or the lack of a headphone jack.TrendForce expects Apple to order 216.5 million iPhones this year, an 8.2% drop compared to 2015.Thanks to the sharing economy, living in five different cities in five years has never been more doable.
Drag an antenna cord from the wall socket to your TV, turn on the desired channel and look at it that appears. But if viable image and a larger selection of channels is desirable it becomes immediately both bökigare and more expensive with a top box and associated subscriptions. A subscription is filled with a number of completely uninteresting channels to provide a semblance of value. If you do not have a need for all channels, however, it is possible to find much cheaper and more flexible solutions that are tailored to your interests. Instead of paying over 400 per month for a cable TV subscription with lots of channels, perhaps there is a package for a few bucks with just the channels you want. With over 600 available channels of very varied quality, it is obvious that the quantity is a watchword, but among all suspicious shipments are also several large foreign channels that are otherwise difficult to see from Sweden.
Drag an antenna cord from the wall socket to your TV, turn on the desired channel and look at it that appears. But if viable image and a larger selection of channels is desirable it becomes immediately both bökigare and more expensive with a top box and associated subscriptions. A subscription is filled with a number of completely uninteresting channels to provide a semblance of value. If you do not have a need for all channels, however, it is possible to find much cheaper and more flexible solutions that are tailored to your interests. Instead of paying over 400 per month for a cable TV subscription with lots of channels, perhaps there is a package for a few bucks with just the channels you want. With over 600 available channels of very varied quality, it is obvious that the quantity is a watchword, but among all suspicious shipments are also several large foreign channels that are otherwise difficult to see from Sweden.
Apple might finally ditch the 16GB version of iPhone 7 when it comes out.Instead of 16GB, the base iPhone model will have 32GB of storage — that's according to analyst Kevin Wang at IHS Technology, who posted as much on a Chinese social media site  first spotted by 9to5Mac Here's a screenshot of Wang's post, translated by Google from Chinese:This is a big deal, as the 16GB iPhone's storage isn't considered enough by modern standards.For example, the 121MB Facebook app could actually be taking up way more than 121MB as it caches a ton of data to streamline your Facebook experience.Of course, there's a solution today: Spend $100 more on the 64GB iPhone.Apart from more storage, the iPhone 7 is also said to look nearly identical to the iPhone 6 generation with redesigned antenna lines that are less visible.Apple usually reveals new iPhones in September, and we expect as much for the iPhone 7 this year.Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.More from Tech Insider:This is the most addictive game of the yearThere's finally a home robot like Rosie from 'The Jetsons,' but it looks awfulYou can now buy these awesome postage stamps of Pluto and the planetsGoogle s answer to the Amazon Echo could be much cheaperThe director of Sunday's 'Game of Thrones' episode compared Daenerys to HitlerNOW WATCH: This hidden trick makes your iPhone read articles and books aloud to youLoading video...
The latest iPhone 7 rumor to surface comes from an analyst called Kevin Wang.Wang claims that supply chain research has revealed that the new iPhone 7 will have 2GB of RAM and internal storage will start at 32GB and go up.Wang is in a position to get information on the coming iPhone; he is the director of Semiconductor Value Chain and mobile Devices & Networks for IHS Technology.Previous rumors have claimed that the iPhone 7 will have up to 256GB of storage.Another rumor has tipped a larger camera and four speakers integrated into the smartphone.Rumors will certainly continue to flow about the iPhone 7 and we will have to wait until someone leaves a prototype at a bar or the device launches and Apple spills all the details to find out which rumors are true.
Mohu Leaf 30, $30If you want to stop paying your cable company $100/month for channels you don t watch, it might be time to cut the cord.Between services like Netflix, Hulu , Sling TV, and HBO Now, it s easier than ever to declare cable independence, but a good antenna is still a critical piece of equipment for picking up your local broadcast stations.Today on Amazon, the refurbished amplified Mohu Leaf 30 is down to $30, or about $10 less than usual.Lifehacker readers voted the Leaf as their favorite antenna, praising its unobtrusive design and great performance, and while it s not amplified, it should pull in most major networks if you live in or near a city.Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale.Click here to learn more, and don t forget to sign up for our email newsletter.
View photosMoreHttps%3a%2f%2fblueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com%2fuploads%2fcard%2fimage%2f101008%2fcomplete zenfone 3 familyAsus has kicked off the press day at the Computex trade show in Taipei with an absolutely enormous lineup of products.The ZenFone 3 Deluxe is perhaps the most interesting device in the lineup — an absolute powerhouse of a phone, with a 5.7-inch full HD display, a 23-megapixel back camera, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, an Adreno 530 GPU, up to 6GB of RAM and a fingerprint scanner.Its smaller cousin, the ZenFone 3, is a mid-ranger, with a 5.5-inch, full HD screen, a 16-megapixel camera on the back, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, and up to 4GB of RAM.What sets it apart is its size — at 6.8-inches, it's probably the largest Android device that calls itself a phone instead of a tablet.Other specs of note, shared by all three devices, are a 5-magnet speaker and support for high-res audio, as well as aluminum unibody construction, with no visible antenna lines.Pricing and availability dates have not been announced.
It has a Snapdragon 820 processor, albeit with a whopping 6GB RAM - the Samsung Galaxy S7, HTC 10, and LG G5 have 4GB, by comparison.Also, the back camera is a 23-megapixel shooter with optical image stabilisation, and the other specs include a USB Type-C port and a 3,000mAh battery pack.The only real trade-off is the 1080p panel Super AMOLED , which is a step down in clarity from the aforementioned flagships.However, the fingerprint sensor is on the front bottom rather than on the back.The Ultra trims down the components a bit despite the size boost, featuring a Snapdragon 652 processor and either 3GB or 4GB RAM, while the starting storage is 32GB in the cheapest model ranging up to 128GB .It's a cheap mid-ranger with a 5.5in 1080p IPS display, rounded 2.5D Gorilla Glass on the front and back, and a Snapdragon 625 processor with 3GB and 4GB RAM options.
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