1. ‘World’s Fastest Supercomputer’ Crowned in U.S.
In the clash of the world’s supercomputing titans, a new $100-million U.S. supercomputer named “Titan” is the current king.
Learn all about this powerful computer: http://on.mash.to/WfQkS4
2. Hands-On: Verizon’s Droid DNA Wows With High-Def Display
The HTC Droid DNA smartphone for Verizon has a laundry list of cutting-edge specs — not only is it the highest-definition smartphone yet, it runs remarkably fast.
Read our first thoughs about this exciting new smartphone: http://on.mash.to/WfQEjz
3. Google Fiber Finally Launching
Following months of building a new infrastructure from the ground up, Google officially started connecting homes in Kansas City to its new lightning-fast Google Fiber network.
Learn more about Google Fiber’s much-awaited launch: http://on.mash.to/PSM2x8
4. Ceramic Bowl Purifies Water Without Chemicals
Dutch designer Lukas Jager has developed a purification system that bypasses traditional means of filtering water called puur zuiveren, which means “pure purifying.”
Find out more about this innovative system: http://on.mash.to/WfQWHe
5. This Gadget Lets You Feed Your Pets From Your Smartphone
Pintofeed is a device that lets you feed your pet from anywhere using an app for your smartphone.
Learn more about this exciting gadget: http://on.mash.to/WfR8q0
6. Flexible Smartphones May Be Here Sooner Than You Think
Samsung is reportedly moving forward with plans to make displays out of flexible plastic rather than glass, a move that would allow devices to be lighter and bendable.
Learn more about this groundbreaking report: http://on.mash.to/WfQZD3
7. Samsung to Debut 85-Inch Ultra HD TV at CES
This Samsung 8-million pixel, 85-inch behemoth is the world’s largest commercialized UHD LED TV, and features enhanced dimming technology and a high contrast ratio.
Check out all the details: http://on.mash.to/WfQyZj
8. New Chip Is Next Step in 3D Gesture Control Phones
Microchip Technology says it is releasing the first controller that uses electrical fields to make 3D measurements, making it possible to interact with mobile devices and a host of other consumer electronics using hand gesture recognition — without needing a camera.
Learn more about how this is possible: http://on.mash.to/WfQQzt
9. Motorola’s Droid Razr Maxx HD Is Thin and Powerful
Motorola is back with two new additions to the Razr line: the thin and powerful Droid Razr HD, and Droid Razr Maxx HD.
Read our full review: http://on.mash.to/WfQrNw
10. Buy a Small Dragonfly Drone on Indiegogo
A small startup, TechJect, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to produce small, dragonfly-like flying robots for just a couple hundred dollars.
Learn more about this exciting micro-drone: http://on.mash.to/WfR6yc
This week in tech was filled with exciting developments. From Google’s official launch of its super-fast network in Kansas City to the world’s fastest supercomputer, it was exciting to keep track of all the news in the technology world.
For instance, Motorola launched its new Droid DNA, a fast smartphone with the highest resolution screen on the market. We also released the full review of another Motorola phone, the Razr Maxx HD. We also had a chance to take a first look at Samsung’s gigantic 85-inch Ultra HD TV.
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In weirder tech news, an amazing micro-drone that looks like a dragonfly surfaced on Indiegogo. And if you ever wanted to feed your pet remotely using your smartphone, now you can, thanks to Pintofeed.