Author Archive : niki lyberis

How far would you go to save your smartphone?

by niki lyberis 16 year old Ella was walking with her friend in the streets of Dover in UK. While they were talking to each other, her beloved Blackberry fell from her hands and stuck straight into a sewer! She didn't loose her courage and went on to remove the metal bars in front of the sewer in […] 6 April 2014 at 06:37 pm

Windows 8.1 Update will be officialy available for our PC's on the 8th of April

by niki lyberis Microsoft announced today that its most awaited Windows 8.1 update will be available for all PC's after the 8th of April, worldwide! This update is dedicated to most of us who still use a mouse and a keyboard to interact with our computers. With this update we will be able to minimize an app simply […] 2 April 2014 at 11:54 pm

The building of the world's tallest skyscraper begins on the 27th of April

by niki lyberis It was back in 2011 when the Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced the decision to build the world's largest building. It will be called Kingdom Tower and its top will be 1000 and 1 meters high. Since then only the foundations of the tower had been built but according to British Building Design magazine, they are ready […] 26 March 2014 at 11:36 am

This is how hackers can steal money from an ATM with a SMS

by niki lyberis There are more than 1 million ATMs that run on Windows XP. Some banks tend to replace them, as we have seen recently. It is unknown, if all of them could do this until April 8th because Microsoft is going to stop the support of Windows XP. A security software company, Symantec, revealed recently, how some […] 25 March 2014 at 08:09 pm

Wow! This is the Magista, a pair of shoes by Nike for the World Cup 2014

by niki lyberis The teams and their coaches are preparing for the World Cup 2014 which will take place next summer in Brazil, but the same has happened with Nike. The company presented the new pair of football shoes specifically for the organization. It is called Magista and they declare that they apply on the leg very well as a sock.   […] 25 March 2014 at 07:31 pm

Who are the most "loyal" smartphone owners? Those who have Apple smartphones.

by niki lyberis Wall Street Journal wanted to know which company has the most loyal customers. Those who, when they decide to change their device, choose a device from the same company. First on the list is Apple with their iPhone owners to declare that 76% of them began in 2013 with one iPhone and will continue to […] 22 March 2014 at 07:50 pm

Apple plans to built an iTunes Store for Android devices?

by niki lyberis According to Billboard, Apple is seriously thinking about making iTunes available to Android owners, since this way they could be persuaded to use Apple's service and not Spotify or Pandora! Truth be told, iTunes is the best platform to enjoy all the music in the world and pay for it cheaply. If Apple decides to […] 22 March 2014 at 07:31 pm

The mechanical pocket watch that can count time for 1000 years

by niki lyberis The Swiss people are for time what the French are for wine. They know well and do wonders. Uwerk, is a clockmaker company which specialises in mechanical watches and the Zeit Uwerk Device 1001 is a mechanical miracle. It is a mechanical pocket watch made to tell the time to its owner, if it is day or […] 20 March 2014 at 10:21 pm

Brad A. Myers: the student who invented the progress bar

by niki lyberis How many times did you download a program or a torrent and look with anticipation the progress bar which tells you the progress of the download? How many times did you start to play a game and wait to "load" by looking at the bar? Imagine that, if there was not a student in 1985, […] 15 March 2014 at 07:45 pm

How to make a microscope from cardboard, within 10 minutes

by niki lyberis The bio technologist of Stanford University, Manu Prakash and his colleagues, thought how useful in the developing world, it would be an extremely low-cost medical tool as the microscope. They support this in their study that was published a few days ago, and they propose a new microscope that can be printed on a single […] 15 March 2014 at 07:41 pm