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CPT creates a 48 volt supercharger for small engines

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If you’re frustrated about the lack of torque small-engine cars have when they're trying to climb a hill, then there’s a solution in the horizon. Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) has created a  48 volt version of their electric supercharger which uses 7 kW of electrical power to deliver an extra six to ten times that power, which is ideal for small engines that require extra juice to climb steep hills.

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Asus Eee Pad Slider shipping at $400, running Android 3.1

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Asus has lifted the lid on their Eee Pad Slider, making it available online for orders and immediate shipping. As previous rumors had it, the 10 inch tablet would feature an NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 1 GB RAM and an integrated keyboard. Plus, the SL101 Slider would come in two versions, allowing you to choose between 16GB of storage space and 32 GB. Of course, the price will also vary $400 for a 16GB unit and $550 for a 32Gb one.

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Prototype MacBook Pro with 3G reaches $30K on eBay, gets pulled

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An eBay auction has been spotted revealing a never before launched MacBook Pro prototype. This MacBook is somewhat sought after, as it a built-in 3G cellular data radio to provide wireless connectivity anywhere, it seems Apple had worked on this 4 years ago as a possible feature upgrade to its MacBook Pro line, but we all know that never came to fruition.

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Military grenade launcher shoots wireless camera

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Civilians don’t normally get to experience military-class devices, but there are times when such devices inspire civilian enforcement equipment. An Israeli surveillance device has been such inspiration for hackers Vlad Gostom and Joshua Marpet, the duo have come up with a DIY launchable camera that was unveild at this year’s Defcon.

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Phantom v1610 Camera Shoots At 1 million FPS

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Until now, the only high-speed cameras capable of million+ frames per second were the scientific ones. But not everyone is interested in dissected frogs. Enter Vision Research with their recently launched Phantom v1610 high-speed video camera that shoots one million frames per second.

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Nook Back To School Promotion: Free $100 e-Books

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More appealing to parents than to their kids, Barnes&Noble’s Nook e-Book back-to-school promotion is hard to resist; if you purchase the new Nook e-reader you’ll have access to $100 worth books and various study tools for free, ideal for starting the new school year in great shape.

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