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Optibike OB1 Does Not Come With Astromech Droid

12/02/2008, Star Wars fans will get the reference above, but that’s not the main point of this story. The 2009 Optibike OB1 is an electric bicycle that is powered by a lithium-ion battery, boasting a GPS to help you stay true to your destination, while its...

Medion Unveils Trio Of GoPals

12/01/2008, Medion has just expanded its GoPal line of GPS navigation systems by another three models – the GoPal P5235, GoPal P5435 and GoPal X5535. Thanks to a tiny AES1510 fingerprint sensor that can be found in cell phones, users are able to save up to five...

Open Energy Solar-powered Tractor

11/30/2008, The sun is good for many things, and chief among them include sustaining life on earth. Why not make farming more environmentally friendly with a solar-powered tractor? That’s exactly what Open Energy is working on, fitting a 26sq m solar panel on...

NES Controller Morphs Into Bike Reflector

11/24/2008, Oh, how humiliating it is for an NES controller to drop from its glorious heydays of keeping kids entertained for countless hours to end up as a bicycle rear reflector. Well, at least it goes to show those who grew up on the NES still somehow loved their...

Gocycle Electric Bike

11/24/2008, Want to do your part by going green? Here’s the Gocycle Electric Bike that is made from mostly injection molded magnesium – translated, that means “very light”, tipping the scales at a mere 16.3 kg. It comes with an integrated 9Ah...

Houdini Tools Help You Escape

11/19/2008, If you ever found yourself in the dire situation where you’re trapped in a car that somehow ended up in a freezing river at this time of the year, then the Houdini Tools will definitely come in handy. Don’t go do something silly like leaving...

Geek Wheels Techno-Scooter

11/18/2008, The Geek Wheels techno-scooter will definitely appeal to geeks for obvious reasons – it contains more than enough technology within to keep geeks happy regardless of whether the journey is a few miles away or one is in for a long haul ride. A 1.2GHz...

GlobatSat TR-151 Keeps Track Of Vehicles

11/18/2008, For many of us, after a home, the next most expensive purchase would be a car, truck or boat (of course, other big ticket items like your kids’ college funds don’t count). It then makes perfect sense for one to take good care of their...

Brand New Non-Flat Tires

11/17/2008, Now here’s a paradigm shift when it comes to your vehicle’s set of wheels courtesy of Resilient Technologies’ non-pneumatic tire (NPT) system which relies on a honeycomb of unspecified polymers that keeps on going even though 30% of the...

Howler Siren For Ambulances

11/17/2008, No matter how loud the wail of the ambulance siren is, there are still folks who seem immune to that tune as they plod along in the fast lane without giving way to a speeding ambulance. Perhaps that will change with the installation of the low frequency...

Microsoft Equips Bus With Computers

11/10/2008, Microsoft executives can no longer blame traffic jams for being late to work – it seems as though buses will now be equipped with workstations to ensure employees are able to begin working no matter where they are on the way to work, assuming they...

Fujitsu Aims To Reduce Accidents

11/07/2008, Fujitsu is working on new technology that will detect whether a driver is getting drowsy or not via its steering wheel sensor system, and it does so by keeping track of the driver’s heart rate via the driver’s hands on the steering wheel. Of...

Collapsible Solar Traffic Cone

11/07/2008, Traffic cones are pretty cool to knock down in old school driving simulation games like Daytona USA at the arcades, but we do know how important these are in real life when it comes to getting the attention of drivers on the road. After all, the bright...

Self Balancing Unicycle: Bears can do it, so can you!

11/07/2008, You have seen bears doing this for a long time, and sometimes clowns, but it always seemed very difficult. Focus designs is trying to make it easier for us to ride the scary one wheeled mode of conveyance known as unicycle. They claim that the average...