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iWatch! Can Apple Reinvent The Wristwatch?

iWatch! Can Apple Reinvent The Wristwatch?

Apple is rumoured to be using flexible OLED displays for its iWatch prototypes The iWatch is rumoured to be Apple’s first foray into wearable technology, the iPhone maker’s response to Google Glass, the Samsung Galaxy Gear and the myriad of other smart wearable devices poised to hit the consumer space in 2014. The iWatch – as a concept, at least ... Read More »

An essential gadget: The machine-gun water pistol

An essential gadget: The machine-gun water pistol

With a value of £1,250, a tank that can hold 10 litres of water and a firing range of 40ft, it is said to be the world’s most sophisticated machine gun water pistol. Engineer Alex Bygrave, 27, of Streatham Hill, south London, spent 50 hours designing and building the first-ever Gatling-style water pistol from scratch – using 55 separate parts ... Read More »

A Hover Bike Straight Out Of ‘Star Wars’ Will Hit The Market In 2017

A Hover Bike Straight Out Of ‘Star Wars’ Will Hit The Market In 2017

It isn’t a hoverboard, but it is the next best thing: Californian company Aerofex is now taking down payments for the Star Wars-like Aero-X hoverbike. Priced at $85,000 the Aero-X certainly isn’t cheap, but if it actually comes to market as promised in 2017, I don’t think the price tag will be an issue for early adopters. The Aero-X, if ... Read More »

Self-Contained Solar Powercube Generates Electricity, Purifies Water, And Throws Wifi Anywhere On Earth

Self-Contained Solar Powercube Generates Electricity, Purifies Water, And Throws Wifi Anywhere On Earth

Ecos PowerCube® is the world’s largest, mobile, solar-powered generator. It runs on high power photovoltaic panels that extend from its container combined with an easy to set up wind turbine. Energy is stored in onboard batteries. The U.S. Army is spending billions of dollars shifting toward solar energy. From military and disaster relief, to humanitarian efforts, residential, retail and off-grid ... Read More »

A Second Life For Exoplanet Hunter Kepler

A Second Life For Exoplanet Hunter Kepler

The Kepler space telescope, famed for its exoplanet discoveries, gets a new mission after equipment troubles put it out of commission last year. After five years’ work, and a disappointing mechanical failure, NASA’s exoplanet-hunting Kepler telescope is moving into the second phase of its career. Since its launch in 2009, Kepler has helped scientists discover thousands of alien worlds, including ... Read More »