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Air-pressure exoskeleton

10/09/2007, The brains at the Kanagawa Institute of Technology in Japan have unveiled their air-pressure robot suit, with the long term goal of aiding the elderly get around much more easily. At this point in time, caregivers will be able to benefit from it most as...

Carnimals – animals pimping their rides

10/04/2007, Carnimals are cute little collectible toys from Megahouse that are great to place over the top of your computer case or monitor, or even in a dispaly cabinet. They consist of animals that ride in vehicles that, surprise, surprise, look like other animals...

Toyota has new fuel-cell SUV

10/03/2007, Most people frown upon the use of SUVs in getting around, but Toyota has just the tonic for those who hate gas guzzlers in the form of the new fuel-cell driven Highlander SUV. Tests have shown that it is capable of making a 350 mile journey from Osaka to...

Battery lasts for 30 years

10/02/2007, Ever wished your laptop battery would never run out? Well that could be a very real possibility in the near future with a new betavoltaic power cell battery which could last for up to 30 years on a single charge. Betavoltaics actually generate power when...

Segway mom goes around in style

10/02/2007, This image of the Segway mom has been floating around the Internet for quite some time already, but it is always worth more than a second glance to see how technology has changed the way we live, and even how we bring our kids around in the great...

Job interviews on Second Life

10/01/2007, While plenty of people are immersed in the world of Second Life, this real-life simulation game ups the ante when it comes to realism by allowing job interviews to be conducted in a virtual environment. Global consultancy giant Accenture has already...

Aptera vehicle going into production

09/28/2007, The Aptera might look pretty space age in terms of design, but surprisingly it will actually enter production. You can reserve yours today by dropping half a grand (refundable), and can expect to take one home within a year. The Aptera is said to seat 2...

The best Millennium Falcon yet

09/26/2007, If you think you’ve seen it all when it comes to Star Wars toys, the Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon will surely leave you drooling in envy. Touted to be the biggest LEGO set ever made, this $500 purchase features every single detail of...

DEMOFall – the Small Business session

09/26/2007, CashViewCashView is a cash management service that provides companies an easy way to manage documents, make payments, process invoices and view cash flow in real-time BatchBook from BatchBlueBatchBook combine contact management, communication management...

Volvo opens carbon neutral factory

09/25/2007, And the Swedish automobile company is the first in the world to do so, to boot. This factory in question is Volvo Trucks’ plant in Ghent, Belgium, and will be a milestone of sorts to help meet the EU’s goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions...

Space Invaders rocks glasses

09/24/2007, Imagine what happens at the next nuclear fallout where most of the world’s population perish, leaving only a handful to repopulate a post-apocalyptic earth. Should they dig around for some food, chances are they’ll find these Space Invaders...

Maple Seed Flying Spy Cam

09/24/2007, The pentagon has been said to work on robotic spying insects and has probably tried rat-mounted cameras, but this maple seed camera is one of the most interesting project to date. Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract to develop this device. The...

iRex gets funding for an e-Book “Breakthrough”

09/24/2007, It has been reported that e-Book maker iRex has raised 6 million Euros in funding to help it make a breakthrough in the consumer market. Sony is the current leader in that space, if I remember correctly. It’s not clear what iRex will do with...

Salamander robot like the real thing

09/20/2007, Has technology really progressed so far that what is created in a laboratory acts pretty much the same way as an animal born in the wild? The answer would be a resounding “yes” where the Salamander robot is concerned. This amphibious robot was...