It’s been two weeks that Google unveiled the Google Chromebook Pixel. This is amazing device with stylish design. The Chromebook Pixel is the first device, which is not made by Apple. This device operates only with Chrome operating system. The Google Chromebook Pixel is a laptop in which is mixed the best hardware, software and innovative design.The Chromebook Pixel has a delightful display with high resolution, the 12.85” fantastic touch screen, with 4,3 million pixels. The weight of this device is 3,3 pounds, which is 6 ounces more than 13-inch MacBook. The case of Chromebook Pixel is made from dark aluminum, and looks like a computer Harley Davidson.
Google announced about competition of testers for reality Glasses, which the company presented in 2012. There are some conditions for testers: first – to live in the territory of the USA, second- to be more than seventeen years, third- to be ready to buy glasses for $1500. There are no free of charge examples of glasses. The candidate has to write a short story (approximately fifty words) on subject ” What shall I do, if I have glasses”, and it is possible to put video or photo to the story. The story should be placed in Twitter or Google +. Applications for participation in competition are accepted till February 27. With authors of best stories Google will contact. At the same time, Google published new photos and a video about the opportunities of reality glasses. The video is about functions and appearance of device.
Lernstift digital pen notifies the user about all cases of misspellings. The pen works on the basis of Linux. Special sensors track the movement and allow to detect errors, and in case of their detection comes vibrating signal. Lernstift works in two modes: Calligraphy Mode and Orthography Mode. In the mode of calligraphy pen notifies the error in calligraphy, and in the orthography mode identifies spelling and grammar errors. There are two varieties of digital pen. So, the first generation of devices should appear in the middle of 2013. It will be handle with motion sensors and the system, to identify the words.
According to UK Ministry of Defense British Forces in Afghanistan received miniature spy drone, 16 gram helicopter Black Hornet Nano up to 10 centimeters in length and two and a half in width. Black Hornet Nano is equipped with a miniature camera that can transmit both video and photos. Despite its compact size Black Hornet Nano is capable of operating in critical weather conditions. According to BBC News, the device is equipped with a battery and can cover up to 800 feet in the air or up to 30 minutes. As reported BBC News, in the total of the British military Department has ordered 160 Black Hornet Nano to 20 million pounds sterling (31,5 million dollars). Using the helicopters in Afghanistan began in 2012.
Archaeologists from the University of Arizona found in the North of Mexico strange elongated skulls age of about 1000 years. Archaeologists Found the skeletons of 25 people, 13 of which were extended as a result of deformation of the skull. With a light hand of journalists of The Huffington Post and The Daily Mail skulls have already get the name “Mexican alien” by analogy with the well-known film Ridley Scott. Archaeologists still do not know what social class were buried. It is not clear why some of them had a decoration, while others do not. Moreover, in the group of 25 people was only one woman, as well as scientists consider it not quite ordinary. South American cultures such as the Maya and Inca practiced cranial deformation – and the practice was also known in Germany and Ancient Greece. The new find is unique in the region – although such elongated skulls have been found at numerous sites throughout south America.
Google launched a service that will allow to track the movements of the Santa Claus in the Catholic Christmas (24 December). About this group reported in his blog. Using the service, which received the name of Google Santa Tracker, you will find out, in what city is Santa Claus, where he’s going on and how many gifts he had already spread. Location Santa is displayed on Google maps. Work with the Santa Tracker is not forbidden will be through the site, through the application for Android and by extension to the browser Chrome.
Asteroid Toutatis which was discovered on January 4, 1989 by Christian Poll must once again get close to the Earth on December 12. The small asteroid, consisting of two parts of 4.6 km and 2.4 km can not harm our planet. Asteroid Toutatis 4179 was named after the Celtic god. This asteroid has an irregular form, and belongs to the category of Apollo. Asteroid Toutatis has diameter 5.4 kilometers, and the rotation period is 176 hours. At the closest distance the asteroid approached the Earth in 2004. This year, the asteroid must pass by our planet at a distance of 6.9 million kilometers from Earth.
Automaker Bugatti promise to provide the fastest supercar in the world in 2013. The fastest supercar will be equipped with a total capacity of 1600 hp engine that will accelerate from 0 to 100 km in just 1.8 seconds. This car will be built in an attempt to break the world speed record. In 2010 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport set a speed record on the famous German highway. During the race, this car reached speeds of 431 km / h. The creators of the new racing car, hoping that their new supercar , which will be available in 2013 will be able to break this record and officially become the fastest supercar in the world. Bugatti auto company was founded in France by the Italian designer Ettore Bugatti. Bugatti car company involved in the most famous car races, such as “24 hours of Le Mans” and others.
Apophis previously known as 2004 MN4, a member of the Aten group of near-Earth asteroids which had been estimated by NASA as having a 1 in 5500 chance of striking the Earth in 2029. Concealing the energy of 65,000 atomic bombs asteroid Apophis with a mass of 50 million tonnes and a diameter of 320 meters will cross the orbit of the moon and rush to the Earth with a speed of 45 thousand miles per hour. In a collision of Apophis might do unseen troubles.