COMET: The world’s first completely waterproof smartphone

San Jose, UNITED STATES VIJAY SHAH A new emotionally sensitive smartphone that promises to be the world’s most waterproof is currently undergoing crowdfunding on the popular website Indiegogo, the Half-Eaten Mind reports today. The new gadget, codenamed ‘Comet’, is being funded by a technology firm based in the Silicon Valley city of San Jose, California, USA, and is said to be the world’s first buoyant smartphone. Designers claim it can float on water without any ill-effect and is developed using military-grade technology. It is described as coming with ‘amazing specifications’ and its creators plan to offer the Android device at an affordable … Continue reading COMET: The world’s first completely waterproof smartphone

DRONES: Have you insured yours?

Drones…..it seems these days that these tiny helicopter-like gadgets armed with cameras and fun are becoming as prolific in Britain’s skies as the birds are. Since they burst onto the scene a few years back, drones have taken on a multiplicity of roles. They have been used by the U.S. military to recce terrorist camps and one armed with missiles have obliterated a few of them, reducing the need for boots on the ground. One was used by a filmmaker to fly above the abandoned city of Pripyat in Ukraine, made radioactive by the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster in the Eighties. The price … Continue reading DRONES: Have you insured yours?

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: My latest USB gadget

By Vijay Shah In the run-up to my 28th birthday ten days ago, I thought of treating yours truly to a little gift. I am not a naturally-gifted person when it comes to the purchasing of gifts, either for myself or for someone else. In fact, it is much much harder to pick out a present for other people, especially if you do not know them very well. As narcissistic as this may well sound, I find that the easiest person to go shopping for is myself. Besides I admittedly find shopping incredibly boring – apologies to any shopaholics reading … Continue reading UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: My latest USB gadget