If you’ve ever watched a spy movie and dreamed to donning your own pair of smart glasses, that future may be nearer and more covert than ever before. This month Samsung has been approved for a South Korean patent (link is external) that takes smart glasses to a new level, shrinking the technology onto a contact lens.
The lenses equipped with cameras and sensors can be controlled with the blink of an eye. Promising to be less clunky and disruptive than the failed Google glass, these lenses could make the experience of augmented reality content...
If doing your taxes this year has caused you to take a closer look at your finances you may be raising an eyebrow, and questioning your spending habits. Budgeting is a great way to keep you financially on track, and not indebt yourself to Starbucks. That being said, the best of intentions are often abandoned when faced with a complicated excel spreadsheet, and a busy semester of classes.
Budgeting can be much easier and more rewarding with a few simple tech integrations. A host of apps have been developed to streamline budgeting and help you track your financial goals....
The best things in life are free. Frank Sinatra said it, and I’m inclined to believe him. College is expensive, and any opportunity to defray that cost is welcome to most of us. With that in mind, Ohio State offers many free tech resources for students. Opportunities for free software, printing, and tech help are just the tip of the iceberg.
Check out some of our favorite free resources below;
Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus
While Google Docs can be convenient for group projects, the ease of owning the Microsoft office suite can’t be beat. Normally $60, you can...
Do you have opinions about technology at Ohio State? Do you like the idea of free pizza in exchange for sharing your thoughts? If so, join us Wednesday, April 6, 5 - 6 p.m. for free pizza and casual gathering to discuss technology at Ohio State.
This is your chance to meet with the people who make decisions about the Top Hat student response system, changes coming to the Carmen learning management system, textbook affordability at Ohio State, and more. You will be able to ask questions, learn about technology changes coming to a Carmen page near you, and...
Engineering a vehicle is not an easy task. Engineering a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro into a performance plug-in hybrid electric vehicle might be more difficult.
M.J. Yatsko is the team leader for Ohio State’s EcoCAR 3 team (link is external) . EcoCAR 3 is a four-year advanced vehicle technology competition that challenges students across 16 universities to reengineer a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro into a performance hybrid vehicle that still maintains safety, speed and consumer acceptability.
We had a chance to talk to Yatsko more about her position with EcoCAR 3 and how she got involved in...
It’s spring in Ohio. Oval beach will soon be packed, runners will abandon their treadmills for the Olentangy Trail, and the tennis courts will fill up. Warmer weather means more opportunities and options to get out and exercise, and the new fitness tech items coming out this spring may just add to your excitement.
Whether you are looking for something like shoes that are easy to integrate into your life, or a high tech monitor that goes beyond most of what’s on the market, there is something coming out for every fitness goal or need. Below we have pulled...
We’re officially one-year old and what better way to celebrate than with deals on some of our best technology products?
Our One-Year Anniversary Sale is on April 14 from 9 – 6 p.m. featuring exclusive deals on Mac and iPad, as well as up to 20 percent off our Tech Hub Protection Plans.* Stop in and celebrate with us by getting a deal for yourself. For more details on our sale and in-store activities, follow us on Twitter @TechHubOSU (link is external) and stay tuned to our website.
Diane Dagefoerde has nearly twenty years experience utilizing technology as a catalyst to enhance the Ohio State community. As the deputy Chief Information Officer, she manages the people and ideas that drive the tech achievements at Ohio State.
We had a chance to speak with Dagefoerde about how she began her career, what you can do to get involved in technology at Ohio State, and why she is passionate about her career.
Polina Brodsky is the energy storage lead for Ohio State’s student motorcycle team, Buckeye Current (link is external) . We had a chance to talk to Brodsky about what got her into engineering and advice she may have for other young women looking to take the same path.
Can you describe what you do for the team?
I am the team’s energy storage lead. I work on designing and building the team’s battery pack, which stores the bike’s energy and provides DC current to the rest of the components in vehicle’s powertrain.