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The World’s Most Compact Solar Charger

Planning to spend a lot of time off-grid with your gadgets? A decent solar charger can help keep your gadgets charged. The HeLi-on solar charger is a highly compact device that fits in your pocket. It comes with a rollable solar charger and a battery to store energy for your gadgets. HeLi-on lets you charge your smartphone in about 3 hours.This charger lets you charge your gadgets directly from sunlight or use the internal battery when the sun is down.

Good News: IBM Has 10,000 job Openings Worldwide

Known for his achievements in the field of informatics, one of the most influential in the world, IBM is selecting new employees in several countries. There are over 9000 vacancies to be filled. Below we list some regions: Jobs for Europe The company has more than 2000 vacancies for Belgium, Hungary, Poland, Romania, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, among other countries.

iPhone changed a paralyzed veteran's life

While serving in Iraq as a medic in the U.S. Army, Ian Ralston was hit with a tiny ball bearing from an IED in 2010. He was left paralyzed from the neck down. Despite the hardship, Ralston quickly adopted a "make the best of it" attitude. "To me, there's absolutely no point in being upset about it," he told  nearly a year after he was injured. "I mean, yeah, it sucks. And if I had my choice, no, I wouldn't be in a wheelchair.

how to make a 3D hologram with your smartphone from CD Cover

The British YouTuber Mrwhose the boss posted a video teaching how to transform any old smartphone into a 3D hologram projector - using nothing but a sharp knife, a ruler, pen and paper, a CD case and four pieces of tape.

gaming-inspired glove helps stroke patients relearn vital skills

The Rapael Smart Glove looks a lot like the Nintendo Power Glove, but it's not exactly a video game controller. It's a smart rehabilitation glove for recovering stroke patients. Gaming was definitely a huge part of it, however. The glove, created by Korean health tech company Neofect, incorporates motion-based games to help stroke patients relearn how to use their arm and hand.Neofect founder Ban Ho Young told Tech In Asia that everything they have now was made with collaboration between rehabilitation experts and game designers. Gaming helps to motivate patients, especially when he estimates about 85% of South Koreans don't complete their stroke rehabilitation programs. In South Korea, about 105,000 people experience a stroke every year, according to a study in the Journal of Stroke. That's compared to almost 795,000 people in the U.S., according the the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. “Just moving someone’s hand in a certain way won’t improve that pe

Engineer develops origami battery that costs only a few cents

With origami, Japanese folding technique, it is possible to create small devices and at the same time very strong.  Such materials are present solar panel LED's and now these innovative batteries.  However researchers at Binghamton University in New York, developed the batteries using dirty water of bacteria to function which in turn have great performances. According to the researchers, as bacteria are the microbial respiration, the device captures the energy generated during the process. This energy is sufficient to run a biosensor with just a drop of dirty water. The Korean engineer at Binghamton University, Seokheun "Sean" Choi explains that any organic material can be a source of bacteria that perform this such a mechanism.