Birth of Korean Black Friday, Achievements and Limitations
The Korean government is trying a variety of measures to revive sagging domestic demand. These include substitute holidays and the Korean Black Friday event, first implemented this year. We take a look at the achievements and limitations of the first Korean Black Friday, participated by a variety of retailers from department stores, large supermarkets and online shops to traditional markets.
Evolution of Haptic Technology
Haptic interface is technology that aims to reproduce the sense of touch in the user experience. While it still has a long way to go compared to audiovisual interfaces, its importance is rising as the age of augmented reality and robotics dawns upon us. A Korean research team recently developed the world's first laser-based haptic technology, drawing interest from the industry. Let's take a look at how far haptic technology has come and how much further it could go.
JNK Science: Monster Battery Sets New Standard for Rechargeable Batteries
More than 15 billion batteries are used every year worldwide. Only 2 percent of all batteries are recycled, making them the main culprit of environmental pollution. Local startup JNK Science has unveiled Monster Battery, a convenient rechargeable battery with an embedded micro USB port can that last up to 500 charge cycles. JNK Science shares its startup story including its commitment to providing environmentally-friendly offerings.
Does a Cluttered Desktop Slow Down Your Computer?
Does having too many icons on the desktop slow down the computer? Does cleaning the dust inside the computer boost its speed? This week, we debunk common myths surrounding PC speed and take a look at some tips to help improve PC performance.