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Tesla Motors Opens Up Its Patents For All To Use In Good Faith

06/12/2014, Patents are often described as tools used to by inventors to ensure that the technology they have developed isn’t used by anyone without permission or consent. Some criticize them for stifling innovation since big companies and corporations can...

BMW Smart Charging App Could Help You Save Cost Over Time

06/11/2014, “There’s an app for that”, or so the mantra goes. BMW’s marketing team has done a pretty good job when it comes to the “ultimate driving machine” over the decades, and it does not look as though a BMW is going to drop off the wish list of many...

Researchers Develop Lasers To Detect Drunk Drivers

06/11/2014, We all know that drinking and driving is a big no no, but yet some of us still do it anyway, or worse, we allow our friends who are clearly drunk to do it. There are breathalyzer accessories we can use with our phones to tell how much we have drunk, which...

Toyota Investigating The Idea Of Hovering Cars

06/10/2014, In the movies, especially sci-fi movies, we’re always greeted with vehicles that can fly or hover. It’s an interesting concept and we have to wonder just when can we look forward to such inventions? Well the good news is that Toyota is working on it....

UK Highway Code To Be Amended For Driverless Cars

06/09/2014, Self-driving cars are the future. Many major auto manufacturers are already working on their autonomous cars while you also have companies like Google trying to make it in this space. Even though the technology has considerably advanced over the past...

Ford Adaptive Steering System Helps Make Driving Safer

06/06/2014, The introduction of power steering has made life behind the wheel a whole lot easier from time to time without causing your upper body to use far more muscles than it should, as it reduces the number of times that one would make turns on the steering...

Jyrobike Makes It Easier To Learn How To Cycle

06/05/2014, I am quite sure that many of us did grow up with fond memories of learning how to cycle. Most of the time, there would be an adult figure behind, urging and supporting us as we slowly but surely wean ourselves off the training wheels of a bicycle. First,...

Inmarsat To Improve Inflight Wi-Fi Network

06/05/2014, I would like to think that UK satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat has been brought forward to everyone’s collective consciousness because of the flight path data of MH370 that was revealed not too long ago. Well, the company has just announced...

NASA Test Spacecraft Looks Like A UFO

06/04/2014, It does look as though those flying saucers which have been rumored to be alien spacecraft actually exist, except that these do not happen to be extra-terrestrial spacecraft of any kind, but rather, the invention of man. How did we arrive at such a...

Tailgating Trucks Could Help Reduce Fuel Costs

06/03/2014, When we talk about fuel economy, hybrid cars tend to take the center of attention for most folk, although electric cars too, have their fair share of fans. However, what about large semi trucks in the vein of Optimus Prime? Those hardly get any kind of...

Cycle Eye Technology Could Help Save Lives Of Cyclists

06/03/2014, Getting around on a bicycle is definitely the green thing to do, not to mention helping you get some much needed exercise along the way. The thing is, some motorists might not actually pay too much attention to the road, which would mean your life could...

Solar Impulse 2 Maiden Voyage Completed Successfully

06/02/2014, How does it feel like to travel around the world, and to do so in one of the greenest ways possible? No, we are not going to embark on a journey around the earth in 80 days on a hot air balloon, but rather, to see the world in the Solar Impulse 2. The...

Google Working On KITT, Hands Free Car Functionality For Android

06/01/2014, A few months ago, Apple unveiled CarPlay, which was basically iOS in the Car renamed. It provided users with an iOS-like interface that allowed them to interact with certain features on their phone, while placing it all in front of the driver so that they...