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Technology used to cancel the effects of Parkinson’s Disease

The story is about Andrew Johnson, also known as Cyber AJ, a 39 years old man who suffers from an early stage of Parkinson's Disease. Thanks to a brain surgery performed by his doctors in New Zealand, he can now use his motor and vocal functions a lot better than before. In fact, when his "magical device" is on, it's difficult to notice any kind of motor problems. How is this possible? Andrew underwent a procedure called "deep brain...

The fastest smartphone of 2013 (so far): Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Before getting into more details about this phone, I should start by letting you know that Xperia Z Ultra is bigger than common smartphones today, but it's smaller than tablets. In such cases, the border between tablets and smartphones gets blurred and the consumer can't really decide in which category it fits. Some folks like to call these types of smartphones "Phablets", because they embody the features of a smartphone with the size of a...