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Being Off The Grid Concept

Being Off The Grid Concept

Being Off The Grid Concept: According to the company’s co-founders, Pierpaolo Lazzarini and Luca Solla, the UFO is intended for “living in a floating house and moving slowly around the world.” “Slowly” in this case...

DeepFlight Dragon

DeepFlight Dragon

DeepFlight Dragon: DeepFlight is set to show an entirely new type of personal submarine at the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show next week, launching the personal submarine era with a submersible that’s reportedly so easy to...

Mercedes Benz Arrow460

Mercedes Benz Arrow460

Mercedes Benz Arrow460: Mercedes S-Class Convertible is the perfect car for a seaside cruise. It’s beautiful, powerful, and the cabin has been specially designed so your fancy haircut isn’t ruined by pesky buffeting. Problem is,...

ESTOLAS Aircraft

ESTOLAS Aircraft

ESTOLAS Aircraft:  As evidenced by ongoing efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, getting aid and support personnel in and victims out of disaster-stricken areas is a major problem when infrastructure...

Aftermaster Pro

Aftermaster Pro

Aftermaster Pro: The Aftermaster Pro is a small, fairly affordable box that’s designed to give everyday audio a kick, upping TV dialogue volume and clarity, while improving the listening experience as a whole. Currently available...

Send Out The Probes

Send Out The Probes

Send Out The Probes: The Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transit System (HERTS) or E-sail concept is a novel form of propellant-less propulsion that relies on a series of wires to catch the solar winds. The technology...

Nessie Possibly Found

Nessie Possibly Found

  Nessie Possibly Found: The Loch Ness Monster has been captured on sonar by an underwater robot operated by the British division of Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime. The bad news: “Nessie” is a prop from a...

Palm Tech On The Cards

Palm Tech On The Cards

Palm Tech On The Cards: Sending ultrasound waves through the back of the hand to deliver tactile sensations to the front might sound a little far-fetched, but by achieving just that UK scientists claim to...

Solar Powered

Solar Powered

Solar Powered: If you’ve ever wondered where you left the laptop or how your dog came home smelling like a frog pond, then a GPS tracking device might seem like a really good idea. The Retrievor...

KT Platform Tactile

KT Platform Tactile

KT Platform Tactile: KT Platform is reported to physically transfer all the notes and harmonics, not just the bass thump, up through a player’s body via bone conduction. Aimed at bass players, DJs, guitarists, stand-up...

Batman Gauntlet

Batman Gauntlet

Batman Gauntlet: First of all, a hand-activated electric actuator triggers three spring-loaded aluminum blades on the side to pop out, ready to dispatch wrong-doers. Another actuator triggers a single aluminum blade that slides straight out the...

Welcome Mr Beam

Welcome Mr Beam

Welcome Mr Beam: There was a time when the only 3D-printed items that most of us ever saw were created at places like universities or industrial design houses – now, thanks to the plethora of...

Possible Audi Tech

Possible Audi Tech

Possible Audi Tech: Measuring up at 5.27 m (17.28 ft) long, most wouldn’t consider the regular Audi A8 L too short. But one particularly wealthy European buyer isn’t most people, and has commissioned an even...

Meet Braava

Meet Braava

Meet Braava: Designed for cleaning hard floors in high-traffic areas like kitchens and bathrooms, the jet is a more advanced and compact version of iRobot’s Braava 300 series and boasts a number of automatic cleaning...

Vpedal vP-4 MkII

Vpedal vP-4 MkII

Vpedal vP-4 MkII: Sometimes you need more than two hands to operate your computer – transcribing audio interviews is one such time, playing complex games can be another. The new Vpedal vP-4 is a programmable...

Mozilla's Servo Browser Engine

Mozilla’s Servo Browser Engine

Mozilla’s Servo Browser Engine: Mozilla is progressing with development on its new browser engine called Servo that is built in the company’s new Rust programming language and embraces parallelism to take advantage of modern multi-core...

Acoustic Tech

Acoustic Tech

Acoustic Tech: Acoustic players looking to augment the natural sound of their guitars with live effects may well have to succumb to a world of cables, amps and stomps to do so. Ofer and Helene...

ILoud Micro Monitors

ILoud Micro Monitors

ILoud Micro Monitors: At NAMM 2013, IK Multimedia announced two portable streaming speakers that it claimed were “on par” with conventional studio monitors. At this year’s trade show, the company has added what’s said to...

The Cicret Wristband

The Cicret Wristband

The Cicret Wristband: Conceived 12 months ago and designed over the course of 6 months, the Cicret Bracelet is a small wristband that looks similar to the Jawbone Up. The Bracelet comprises a pico projector and...

World's Slimmest Laptop

World’s Slimmest Laptop

World’s Slimmest Laptop: Today’s laptops are shedding bulk almost as fast as your local CrossFit evangelist, and the latest effort from Hewlett-Packard is set to undercut them all. Its newly announced HP Spectre will enter...