Tag Archives: Hardware

Shenzhen: The Maker Movement


Shenzhen! The present and future of hardware and maker movement is here!

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Shenzhen: The Hardware Silicon Valley


The first documentary of Wired’s Future Cities takes us inside the bustling Chinese city of Shenzhen!

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Microsoft HoloLens: A Close Look at the Hardware


Microsoft HoloLens is made up of specialized components that together enable holographic computing. Get a closer look at the hardware and systems that will enable you to move freely and interact with holograms. Learn more about Microsoft HoloLens at http://www.microsoft.com/HoloLens

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Microsoft PixelSense


“Microsoft PixelSense technology enables the Samsung SUR40 to recognize fingers, hands and objects placed on the screen, enabling vision-based interaction without the use of cameras. The individual pixels in the display see what’s touching the screen and that information is immediately processed and interpreted”. To learn more have a look here

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What’s Inside Microsoft’s Xbox One


Kyle Wiens (from iFixit.com) and Will Smith (no, not the actor the one from Tested.com) teardown the Xbox One for a thorough analysis of the components that make up Microsoft’s latest game console. Kyle walks us through each piece, discussing opportunities for repair and swapping out parts. Don’t expect any hardcore hardware explanation of how things are working and so on. It’s just a small talk over the Xbox One!

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PlayStation 4: Unboxing and Teardown


This is a video from Wired and its all about the PlayStation 4. The latest game console from Sony, in the effort to reclaim its spot at the top of the home gaming world. Sony engineering director Yasuhiro Ootori tears down the PS4 after a quick unboxing. Wired’s author says: “The system is designed under the leadership of Mark Cerny — an American software designer — the PS4 is a machine that is simple yet powerful. The idea was to make it as easy as possible for developers to build games to rival anything on the market. The key to this philosophy is the main processor, which combines a CPU, the brains of a computer, with a GPU, which typically handles graphics. In the teardown, you can see this chip, but also the 8GB of GDDR5 memory, the optical drive, the heat pipes, the centrifugal fan, and whatever else you wanna geek-out on”

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