NASA’s method detector for Mars put to use on Earth

The device will help significantly in locating greenhouse hotspots. Just as military technologies have trickled down for civilian use, NASA’s Jet propulsion Lab’s Open Path Laser Spectrometer (OPLS) which designed a high tech methane detector to detect for gases on Mars has put on a new mantle and is being used here on this blue…

Samsung Pay starts its services in China

China’s e-wallet mobile market is booming. It’s been growing at 253.69% a year. Wherever there Apple there is Samsung, and vice versa. Apple expects China to be its biggest mobile payment market, so it’s not surprising that its biggest competitor also wants a slice in that market. Having publicly beta tested it for a month,…

Oculus launches Farlands for Rift

A free download for Rift owners, Farlands presents an alien world to explore which features plants, bugs and animals with whom you can develop a relationship with. Now that Oculus Rift has finally a shipping date, a high end virtual reality experience is finally possible for us consumers. To make your Oculus Rift enabled virtual…

Ocean temperatures data help weather prediction systems

Researchers measure ocean temperature to increase accuracy of long-lead weather predictions.   Predicting the weather with a degree of certainty for more than a week in advance has been almost next to impossible, however as the New York Times, a team of researchers have noticed a correlation between a pair of precursors which have typically…

Kuvée smart bottles for the wanna be wine aficionados

It pairs food and can tell what wine you are pouring. Most wine aficionados are well versed between the different kinds of wines. For the tech minded ‘wanna be’ wine lovers who don’t want to take the trouble of knowing their wines, Kuvée has got a solution that purports to take the frustration of finding new…