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LCD display shows position of every train

10/30/2009, New Yorkers, it is time you sit up and take notice the next time you head down to the Bedford Ave L station as that place has benefitted from an LCD display which shows the exact position of where the cars on the line are at that very moment, making it...

Motorola DROID gets car kit

10/29/2009, The Motorola DROID isn’t even out in the market yet, but that has not stopped Verizon Wireless from putting up its car kit tha will cost $29.99 a pop, where you can choose from a couple of specialized magnetic docks. The first one is the Phone...

Autonet routers from GM

10/29/2009, General Motors has announced that they will be offering dealer-installed Autonet routers in future SUV and truck offerings, following in the footsteps of Chrysler who got the whole thing going a year ago alongside Volkswagen who started doing so in August...

Cheetah C50 GPS speed camera detector

10/28/2009, Don’t balk at the Cheetah C50 GPS speed camera detector’s $100 price tag as it could potentially save you much more than that in the long run if you’re a speed demon who loves zooming down the freeway whenever cops are not around to...

Daihatsu DecaDeca is an office on wheels

10/28/2009, The Tokyo Motor Show played host to a variety of concepts and designs, where among these is the Daihatsu DecaDeca. It will function as a decent mobile workstation considering its interiors will feature fold-away seats that can be specially arranged in an...

Air Board gets you up and moving in style

10/28/2009, The Segway is a pretty cool invention where it helps you get to your destination without having you break a sweat while you’re at it, but it might seem to be out of reach for most ordinary Joes. They can then forget about the Air Board though, as...

Mitsubishi offers solar-powered trucks

10/26/2009, Mitsubishi Chemical will harness the power of the sun by using solar cells to power its air conditioning system in trucks so that fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions can be reduced in an effort to keep the earth as green as possible for our next...

Tesla Roadster gets $42k discount

10/23/2009, If you’ve always wanted to pick up a Tesla Roadster but never got round doing so for a myriad of reasons with cost being the main one, we bring you good news. The state of Colorado aims to encourage the adoption of “alternative fuel...

Motorized chair causes accident

10/23/2009, Can you believe it – 62 year old Dennis LeRoy of Proctor, Minnesota, actually took his motorized easy chair out for a spin when inebriated, and has since pled guilty to driving his tricked-out, motorized easy chair while under the influence (8 beers...

Honda EV-Cub unveiled

10/21/2009, Honda has just unveiled its 2-wheel drive EV-Cub at the Tokyo Auto Show that merges both the old and the new, where this slick concept offers up to a touted 282 miles per gallon with the assistance of its batteries that can be juiced up via a power outlet...

Scubacraft comfortable above and below water

10/20/2009, The Scubacraft is definitely the stuff of legend when you think about it – not only is it able to bring you around the local lake, it also features the capability of going right below the sea level, zipping up to a depth of 100 feet thereabouts...

Dosun J-1 Safety Pedal

10/20/2009, Cyclists often get the short end of the stick as they tend to be bullied by motorists and the like, but here’s a safety product that would go some ways in making cyclists much more visible – the Dosun J-1 Safety Pedal. This replacement...

Aptera 3-wheel vehicle

10/20/2009, Aptera has released a 3-wheel vehicle that looks like a car in some ways but isn’t. In order to help proliferate the use of green vehicles, the U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that they were handing out a bunch of low-interest loans...

Google offers free WIFI on Virgin flights, only for the holidays

10/19/2009, Google and Virgin are teaming up to offer free in-flight WIFI from November 10 2009 and January 15 2010. We wonder if Google would team up with other companies as well, but both companies have worked in the past, so this is probably an obvious choice....