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Boston to introduce virtual fares for its commuters

04/24/2012, Frequent patrons of Starbucks are no doubt familiar with the Starbucks app that allows the user’s smartphone to act as a virtual gift card that customers can use to pay for their drinks. Baristas will just scan the code on your smartphone’s screen in...

BYD Qin hybrid car gets dashboard robot

04/23/2012, It is without a doubt that China is a frontrunner in the world’s economy, and despite the bleak global outlook, analysts still point towards an 8% or so growth for the world’s most populous country this year. Having said that, they are clearly...

Adaptrac adjusts bicycle tire pressure on-the-fly

04/23/2012, When it comes to high end computer gaming mice, most of them do feature the ability to adjust its DPI setting on-the-fly, and where bicycles are concerned, apart from playing around with the gear system, what else can be changed on-the-fly? Adaptrac is...

Italy to Launch Italo; Ferrari-Style High Speed Train

04/23/2012, A train service called Italo is said to be launching soon in Italy. The high speed, Italo which is operated by Nuovo Transporto Viaggiatori (NTV) will begin its services on the 28 of April after which it will be a connector between Milan, Rome and Naples....

Virgin Atlantic PlaneView provides virtual Upper Class Cabin tour

04/23/2012, The aviation industry did fall upon hard times, especially after 9/11 more than a decade ago, not to mention ever rising fuel costs, but this does not mean that everyone has decided to stop flying altogether. No sir, advances are still being made, and...

Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 concept showcased

04/23/2012, The Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 concept is the crowning glory of General Motors’ exhibition at the World Expo 2010 Shanghai, and it might just be the personal transport of the future for many of us. In fact, we did take the EN-V for a ride back at CES 2011,...

China aims to put 5 million electric vehicles on its roads by 2020

04/23/2012, Electric vehicles are definitely the way to go if we were looking to do our part in saving the environment by reducing our carbon emissions, and apparently China shares those sentiments as well and has announced the country’s goal of putting out 5...

Lamborghini Urus SUV revealed

04/22/2012, What was rumored is reality now – and I am not talking about a Galaxy Note for T-Mobile, but rather, the Lamborghini Urus SUV that will clearly place it alongside a similar pedestal as all those other sporty SUVs that are in the market. I believe...

DriveLAB assists the aged drivers behind the wheel

04/22/2012, When we get older, our bodies do not seem to work in the way they used to, as bits and pieces start to break down. With worsening vision and slower reflexes, driving also gets more dangerous, and Intelligent Transport team at Newcastle University, UK have...

Possible Lamborghini SUV has its photos leaked ahead of unveiling

04/20/2012, Luxury car makers have put out SUVs in the past. Think Porsche Cayenne and the BMW X5, so we guess it’s not a complete surprise to have learnt that Lamborghini could be considering putting out an SUV of their own as well. The vehicle is expected to be...

Australian Plane Landing Aborted; Pilot Busy With His Phone

04/19/2012, A plane from Australian airline Jetstar that was due to land in Singapore cancelled its landing 150 meters from the ground after a series of events which was kicked off by the captain receiving text messages occurred. Somewhere between an alleged 2500 and...