Posts Tagged: ‘Interesting reading’
Peugeot EX1 Now Holds The Electric Car Lap Record At Nurburgring – “Peugeot EX1, the all-electric concept car now holds the electric car lap record at Germany’s Nürburgring circuit. The car was unveiled at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, and has already broken half a dozen speed records up till now….” GE and EADS to […]
Eee Transformer Demand “Far” Outpacing Expectations For Asus – “Wondering why it’s so hard to find an Eee Transformer these days? It’s not because there’s not enough parts to make things, or that there’s a problem with the quality. According to Netbook News, who contacted Asus spokesperson David Chang, it’s just because the device is […]
Plans for a 4,000mph underwater train from New York to London – “Vacuum Tube Train: A 4,000-mph magnetically levitated train could allow you to have lunch in Manhattan and still get to London in time for the theater, despite the 5-hour time difference. It’s not impossible: Norway has studied neutrally buoyant tunnels (concluding that they’re […]
Intel unveils 22nm Ivy Bridge processor – “The upcoming chips will be the first to use a 22 nanometre manufacturing process, which packs transistors more densely than the current 32nm system. Intel said it would also be using new Tri-Gate “3D” transistors, which are less power hungry….” See alsop: Intel Debuts World’s First 3-D Transistor […]
Super Soaker introduces a new wrinkle to squirt guns: magazines – “It has been a long time since we’ve seen something new and interesting in the world of squirt guns. Hasbro has come up with a new way of keeping extra water ready for quick reloads when you’re in the field, trying to soak your […]
Your smartphone knows everything about you, and it tells tales – “In the sexy but increasingly scary world of smartphone forensics, insiders have a name for all the personal information purposely or unknowingly stored inside that iPhone or Android or Blackberry in your pocket. They call it your “digital fingerprints.”…” With Liposuction, the Belly Finds […]
Next Snapdragon CPU: 2.5GHz, 75% Less Power – “Samsung made headlines last week when it promised a 2GHz smartphone CPU for 2012. It wasn’t long ago that such a thing didn’t even seem possible, and the news sparked plenty of conversations about how fast the industry is moving. However, it seems Samsung’s lofty promise has […]
Surprise net decapitates truck and other reasons not to crash into barriers – “Have you ever had the urge to drive through a barrier, like in one of those action movies? Yeah, you probably won’t want to do that after watching this video from Barrier Systems, which explains with very few words why this is […]
My Take: The Real Reason People Should Get Excited About Nintendo’s New Console – “It’s no surprise that people are insanely excited about Nintendo’s Wii successor — so far sources have indicated that the system will be more powerful than the Xbox 360 and PS3 (finally, Nintendo games in glorious HD!), and it will have […]
Sony admits utter PSN failure: your personal data has been stolen – “Sony has finally come clean about the “external intrusion” that has caused the company to take down the PlayStation Network service, and the news is almost as bad as it can possibly get. The hackers have all your personal information, although Sony is […]
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