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Hop on the driverless bus…in 2010

01/23/2007, The paranoid living in the U.K. might want to purchase a higher payout for their life insurance as the driverless bus service kicks in within this decade. This unique vehicle is an electric and biofuel hybrid bus that can be hailed via your cellphone,...

Future weapons for cops

01/23/2007, Being a cop has never been more attractive, despite the current perks of donut and coffee discounts around the precinct. Popular Science have outdone themselves by thinking up a list of essential tools that all cops should arm themselves with in order to...

Drink a cuppa from your mouse

01/23/2007, This is one of the more wacky inventions to come about in recent times, and it exudes more fun than practicality. All you need to do is fill it with some hot java and plug it into any available USB port in your computer. Clicking is achieved by pushing...

PicoLED to go into production

01/23/2007, Electronic component creator Rohm from Kyoto has announced that they will begin mass production of the smallest LED in the world when April rolls around. Dubbed the PicoLED, Rohm has currently set a target of creating 10 million PicoLEDs on a monthly...

New Sun Tent cools surroundings

01/23/2007, It goes without saying that the ultimate green home appliance would be a solar-powered air conditioner, and this is now a reality with the air conditioned tent by Wingnut/New Sun Productions. This tent works as an evaporative cooler, utilizing dry air...

High-tech shopping carts on the way

01/22/2007, Springboard Networks of Canada decided to bring a long awaited update to shopping carts by hooking up touchscreen LCD displays that offer more than just information of the items available in different aisles. You will also get a real-time readout of the...

ErgoPod supports weird angles

01/22/2007, Talk about lazy! The ErgoPod will definitely appeal to normal, healthy people who have the posture of a squid, enabling them to work from virtually any position. I suppose the ErgoPod caters for those with special needs, programmers who can get into the...

Linde Werdelin Biformeter watch

01/19/2007, It is a mouthful to pronounce the name of this watch – the Linde Werdelin Biformeter, but the design and functionality more than make up for the long name. Available in two versions, the Biformeter is an analog watch crafted in the traditional...

Xip3 multi-function raincoat

01/19/2007, I know that the upcoming Transformers movie is bound to be a hit, but we will have to settle for a different kind of transformer for the moment. The Xip3 Hybrid Revolution Gear is one garment that can also be used as a backpack or pillow when the...

Minority Report UI now possible

01/18/2007, Remember the show Minority Report, where visual objects can be manipulated by touch? Apparently a research scientist at NYU’s Courant Institute, Jeff Han, has developed a similar interface that works well with touch and gestures, in addition to...

Eleksen unveils Wearable Display Module

01/16/2007, Eleksen, maker of fabrics that work with electronics, have developed a prototype laptop bag that comes with Vista’s SideShow technology. This Wearable Display Module can essentially be sown onto different items such as handbags or even a sack,...

Toilet gets Windows experience

01/16/2007, We know that April Fool’s Day is a good three months away from now, but the eToilet is good for a laugh for those who are having a hard day at work. This new toilet is said to come with multi-faceted abilities such as playing music from Zune and...

LG AM-OLED A220A Display

01/09/2007, LG was demonstrating its latest OLED display for cellphones. It has a very impressive color, contrast and brightness and has view angle is virtually 180 degrees. Even at a very shallow angle, there was no noticeable color distortion. This particular model...

32GB SD Cards in 2008

01/09/2007, Now that Panasonic has launched new SD-based camcorders, they need to pump some serious capacity in the SD format because the competition is using hard drives with capacities between 30GB and 60GB. So why would Panasonic use SD cards instead?! For one,...