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Electric DeLorean DMC-12 taken for a test drive

10/28/2011, We do know that there are plans afoot for an electric version of the classic DeLorean DMC-12 coming your way – sometime in 2013, actually, according to the Texas-based DeLorean Motor Company. Perhaps that day might just come earlier than what most...

Ford Lane Keeping System detects drowsy drivers

10/27/2011, If you’ve ever gotten sleepy behind the wheel, you would know how dangerous it can be. Well, the folks over at Ford have come up with a solution (even though the best solution is to just don’t drive when you’re sleepy) that aims to...

Nokia to bring NFC to New York commuters

10/27/2011, If you ever wanted a reason to get your hands on a Nokia device, the Finnish company has entered into an agreement with the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) to develop an NFC-based ticketing solution, whose pilot program is expected to make...

LED by LITE keeps you visible at night

10/26/2011, Getting about on a bicycle can be one of the more liberating modes of transport, although some might say that it can get rather dangerous as well. After all, during the evenings or at night, a car or other vehicle might just knock you down simply because...

Wind turbines to bother radar systems no more?

10/26/2011, We all learn a new thing every single day – and for today, did you know that wind turbines are able to garble up radar systems? Yes, that is right – with wind turbines in the vicinity, air traffic control can be an extremely stressful job...

Toyota Touch Life system pairs with your smartphone

10/26/2011, Ford cars have been known to boast its Ford Sync technology that pairs smartphones with its vehicles, and now it looks like Toyota will be adding a similar feature to their cars in the future with the Touch Life infotainment system, that will mirror the...

Jaguar recalls over 17,600 X-Type cars due to software glitch

10/25/2011, For those living in the UK and who may have purchased a Jaguar X-Type, if you did not already receive a letter from the company, you should probably be aware that the company has been busy recalling about 17,600 vehicles in the UK. This is apparently due...

Samsung Galaxy Nexus multimedia dock makes an online appearance

10/25/2011, You know for sure that a particular device is ready and waiting to be unleashed upon the masses when it has made its appearance online – and the same applies to the multimedia dock as well as vehicle mount for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus that you see...

Capacitive touch panel friends with glove hands now

10/25/2011, If there was one thing that I loathe about touchscreen devices during winter, it would be this – you will still need to expose your fingers to the bitter cold when you want to send a text message to someone, simply because there are no physical...

Bicycle powered washing machine

10/25/2011, If you want to get your laundry done, most of us would go to a nearby laundrette, throw some quarters in and pick up a good book to read while our clothes go a-tumblin’ all over the place, getting cleaned inside out. Of course, you can always...

Nissan plug-in hybrid coming your way

10/24/2011, It is rather interesting that Nissan has no hybrid vehicle yet – although they already have released their rather successful Nissan LEAF some time ago. Well, I guess that Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan wants to bring the best of both worlds...

LED matrix helps you convey your feelings while you drive

10/24/2011, Sometimes, you just want to share your feelings with others on the road not through vulgar hand signals and signs, but in a far more civilized manner via a message. Having a notice or signboard would help greatly, but can people read your handwritten...

Feats Per Minute is a bicycle that plays records

10/20/2011, Now this is definitely an interesting amalgamation of items – a bicycle as well as a record player, all crammed into a single device. Known as Feats Per Minute, this “invention” of sorts will see the incorporation of a turntable onto the...

T20 electric scooter has bamboo frame

10/20/2011, Bamboo, the world’s fastest growing grass, is also a desirable eco-friendly material that has plenty of use apart from being panda food. The super modern T20 electric scooter that is the brainchild of French firm Fritsch-Durisotti not only turns...