Quantcast

memory Articles

Scientists: We’ve Found a Protein that Guards Memory

A report posted last week via Healthday News on WebMD should sound reassuring to all the baby boomers out there (and everyone else, for that matter): age-related memory loss has been linked to a single protein, and replenishing that protein …

Your Nexus 7 Getting A Little Slow? Android 4.3 Should Fix That Your Nexus 7 Getting A Little Slow? Android 4.3 Should Fix That

Google introduced the new Nexus 7 last week, and some consumers will have already upgraded to the latest model. Others, however, will hold onto last year’s Nexus 7 even if its performance has diminished somewhat over the last year. Fret …

CES 2013: Kingston Somehow Fits 1TB Onto A Flash Drive CES 2013: Kingston Somehow Fits 1TB Onto A Flash Drive
· 1

You probably have a flash drive – everybody does. It’s likely an 8 or 16GB flash drive for the storage of documents, maybe a few videos and other odds and ends. Kingston, one of the major players in the flash …

Chemotherapy May Cause Memory and Concentration Difficulties, Shows Study
· 1

According to new research, Chemotherapy can induce changes in patient brains, affecting their concentration and memory. Dubbed “chemo brain,” the physiological effects were detected by researchers using PET/CT scans. “The chemo brain phenomenon is described as ‘mental fog’ and ‘loss …

Apple Bans “Memory” from App Store, Cites German Trademark [REPORT] Apple Bans “Memory” from App Store, Cites German Trademark [REPORT]
· 4

If you’re currently developing an app for Apple’s App Store, you may want to refrain from including the word “memory” in the title. It may save you a major headache down the road. According to a report from Gamasutra, Apple …

Alzheimer’s Disease Isn’t Yet Curable, But New Book Helps Treat It
· 1

Alzheimer’s Disease is one of my most hated enemies. I watched as it slowly chipped away at my grandmother’s life and sanity. It’s one of those things that you don’t really think about until it directly affects you. Thankfully, some …

Event Pages Keep Chrome Slim And Running Strong Event Pages Keep Chrome Slim And Running Strong
· 1

I don’t use a lot of Chrome extensions, but I use a lot of Firefox extensions. I’m going to assume that extensions add a lot of weight to both browsers. It’s worse when you realize that half of those extensions …

Transparent Devices On the Horizon Transparent Devices On the Horizon

Want a see-through cellphone you can wrap around your wrist? Such a thing may be possible before long, according to Rice University chemist James Tour, whose lab has developed transparent, flexible memories using silicon oxide as the active component. In …

New Samsung MicroSD Cards are Ultra High Speed New Samsung MicroSD Cards are Ultra High Speed

Samsung announced today that it has begun mass-producing Ultra High Speed-1 (UHS-1) microSD cards. The UHS-1 interface supports the higher performance levels required on newer LTE smartphones and tablets. “MicroSD cards with a UHS-1 interface offer users an extremely high …

IBM Fits A Bit Into Twelve Atoms IBM Fits A Bit Into Twelve Atoms
· 1

Science can sometimes just blow my mind. This is one of those times. Researchers at IBM last week stored a bit, the smallest form of computer memory, into 12 atoms. They make the point of saying that this is significantly …

Is Google Affecting Our Memory? Is Google Affecting Our Memory?
· 7

At the heart of this question sits the internet and its vast, seemingly infinite trove of information and more specifically the portal to that information: search engines. Are our brains half-assing it because we know that information is only a …