Sikorsky recently completed the first flight of their new X2 helicopter, which should herald in a new era of high-speed helicopter transportation. Once the X2 is done with testing, it will rocket through the skies at 288mph, making it the fastest helicopter ever built.
Unfit? Poor? Seclusionist? Goody green shoes? If so, I have something here that might pique your interest. Introducing the GYM concept car; a car that manages to tone you up, burn calories in private, save you money and protect the planet all in one neat little package.
Samsung has today unveiled their X360 (no xbox relation) notebook which it hopes will outdo Apple’s MacBook Air. The impressive offering was presented at the IFA consumer-electronics fair in Berlin and will feature Sammy’s next-gen 128GB SSD, finger-print scanner for security, 7-in-1 card reader and silver-nano particles on the keyboard to resist bacteria.
A British company called Plasma Product Innovations (P2i) yesterday demonstrated a 100% waterproofing ion-mask process that like the Golden Shellback coating we saw last month, can protect any item from water whilst being completely invisible and without impacting on usability.
Sony have announced their 40-inch KDL-40ZX1, which takes the title of the world’s thinnest LCD TV with a thickness of only 9.9mm. Not quite the 0.3mm of their OLED, but getting there. The 1080p set features 120hz MotionFlow technology for better quality fast-motion sequences as well as Sony’s Bravia Engine 2.
A new hard drive by Samsung has shown up in China that is so small it will fit in your wallet. The credit card-sized drive only holds 20GB of data, but at a price of only US$45, who’s complaining?
The genious Rolling Bridge is an award-winning design by Thomas Heatherwick, installed over the Grand Union Canal in London. It looks like a regular canal footbridge whilst horizontal, but curls up like a grub when boats need to pass.
Nissan have been demonstrating their ‘Sky Project’ navigation system in Japan that creates a two-way link between your car’s Satellite Navigation unit and a friend via a modified cell phone. The friend can be in motion, either in a car or on foot and the system will give verbal directions to help you find them.
Just because satellites are out of sight, doesn’t mean they have to look like junk. Don’t we want to make a good impression on our alien visitors? In its latest project, the European Space Agency has applied some of that sleek European styling to make the coolest looking satellite ever….ever. The Gravity field and steady-state [...]
The Galactic Suite space hotel looks like it’s still on track for a 2012 launch with 38 travelers making reservations for the trip at 3 million pounds ($5.6 million) a head. The millionaires will travel 300 miles into space and experience weightlessness activities, space sports and a sunrise every 45 minutes.