Jeff Bezos Worried About Piled Up Cash, Wants To Raise Apollo 11 Rockets

apollo-11

Founder and CEO of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos is, as you know, a billionaire. And that is why when most other people work overtime for paying the monthly rent, he gets to do interesting stuff like raising rocket engines from the bottom of the ocean. Bezos has announced that his exploration team has found the five F-1 rockets that carried the Apollo 11 rocket into space.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

New RIM Patent Would Result In An Increase In SAR

RIM-patent-SAR

Research In Motion (RIM) filed a patent for a technology back in November 2007 and it was granted to them today after 5 long years. The technology allows for the smartphone to automatically adjust earpiece volume based on the “estimated degree of seal of an ear about a speaker port”. That’s really convenient, but is it really safe?

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Google Drive Might Launch Next Week Or In Mid April

google-drive-april

Talks about Google Drive (GDrive) first started way back in 2006 and there have been no shortage of rumors and speculations regarding the mysterious online storage service ever since. But it appears like the service is finally going to launch. According to GigaOM’s Om Malik, who got tipped off by “well placed sources”, Google Drive will arrive in the first week of April 2012.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Asus Transformer Primes Giveaway By Our Uber Friends

uber-giveaway-transformer-prime

It’s always fun when a giveaway is announced and it’s even better when what will be available for free is a popular Android tablet. Our friends at Ubergizmo have announced that they have partnered with NVIDIA for giving away two Asus Transformer Prime tablets (for two winners) and you just have to post a comment to participate.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Handpresso Auto: Get Your Morning Fix Of Coffee On The Road (Video)

handpresso-auto

There’s nothing like getting a creamy, steaming cup of espresso when you are driving your car in the middle of nowhere with your eyelids weighing a ton. If there’s no coffee shop for miles, either you can park your car somewhere safe to take a quick nap and be late for the important appointment, or you can make a hot cup of coffee for yourself with the Handpresso Auto, the latest addition into the range of mobile espresso machines from Handpresso.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Liquid Cooled Notebook Concept Revealed (Video)

liquid_cooled_laptop

Air cooling for notebooks is cool enough, so long as you are sticking to simple processes on the machine. That’s why liquid cooling is suggested by many experts, and hard-core gamers; liquids are a whole lot more efficient when it comes to transferring heat from one place to another. We are not sure whether notebook manufacturers are working on a liquid cooling system for laptops, but the guys from Asetek have just demonstrated one.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Instant Shoe Machine Could Be From The Jetsons

shopinstantshoe

If you have gone out shopping for shoes at least once in your life, you should know that it is a bit difficult to find a pair that fits perfectly on your feet, right? That problem might soon be solved all thanks to a new system being developed by the European ShopInstantShoe consortium. This system, which will be installed in shoe stores, will allow you to get shoes custom-fitted to your feet, and that too on the spot.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

800lb Paper Airplane Takes Flight (Video)

800-pound-paper-airplane

Remember those good old school days? Remember the crafts we used to do, including the strategic designing of paper airplanes. The wings had to be just right, and we would try so many different styles to beat our friends. Well, there’s still a little kid in all of us that’s for sure, some more than others, and that’s why the giant paper airplane flew over the Arizona desert this week. The thing weighs in at 800 pounds, is 45 feet long, and has a wingspan of 24 feet.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Robojelly: The Hydrogen-Powered Robot Jellyfish (Video)

robot-jellyfish

What you see in the above picture is Robojelly, a robot jellyfish designed by the researchers at Virginia Tech, which could be very useful in the future for underwater surveillance or search and rescue operations. You might be thinking that there is nothing new about a robot inspired by nature, but the robot jellyfish has a new trick up its sleeve. Theoretically, the Robojelly will go on working without ever running out of energy, as long as it’s in water.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Flying Bird Man Is A Total Fake (Video)

flying-birdman-fake

Reports about a man flapping his engineered wings and flying are circulating all over the internet. Although there have been mixed reactions from experts around the world, many strongly believed that the video involved was not a fake, probably because everyone loves the idea of flapping their wings and flying to the office or the park. But it appears like the whole thing was without a doubt, a pretty good fake.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Retina Display Apps Will Make The New iPad Even Hotter

new-apps-for-new-iPad

Apple’s new iPad shipped with that awesome 2048×1536 Retina display. As expected, a lot of apps have been updated to take advantage of the high resolution display. The updated apps that are being highlighted on the front page of the App Store include mostly popular apps from the big names. These include Kindle, NY Times, Flipboard, Reeder, Twitter, and Vimeo. All together there are 42 apps for you to choose from, and the selection includes games, productivity/learning software, among other types.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Gerber’s Multitool Tripod Knife Ships for $60

ecee_gerber_tripod_multitool

There are already a great variety of multitools out there to choose from. And we love Gerber. But, apart from allowing you to unscrew something or pull a thorn out of your thumb, the Gerber Tripod Multitool has got the rest beat; acting as a tripod for your smartphone or compact digital camera. The product, which we saw last year, is now finally shipping.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Snap Folding Skateboard Knows Yoga

snap-skateboard

If you love taking your skateboard no matter wherever you go, you might agree that it is difficult to carry the lengthy thing around. The Snap Skateboard, which is said to be the world’s first folding skateboard, might be the answer to your troubles. As you can see, the skateboard can be folded up and will easily fit into your backpack.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Double Barrel .45 cal Hand Gun is Overkill (Video)

arsenal-double-barrel-pistol

We have brought a lot of interesting new products to your attention in the past. The above product, the AF2011-A1 Double Barrel Pistol, is interesting alright, but it also looks very silly. The handgun, from Arsenal Firearms, was designed to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Colt 1911-A1 and is the first .45 caliber, semiautomatic double barrel pistol built to industrial specifications.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Samsung Galaxy S 3 To Arrive in May? Photos “leaked”

galaxy-s-iii-leak

The Apple iPhone 5 is certainly a much anticipated device, and so is the Samsung Galaxy S 3. We have already heard a lot of rumors regarding the upcoming Android handset and what you see above is thought to have come from a public relations PowerPoint file. Is that really the S3 we have been waiting for all this while? We believe it is most probably a fake.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized
1 29 30 31 32 33 42