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FAA-conforming HondaJet completes maiden flight

12/28/2010, Could we be flying to distant locations in a Honda jet in the future? We certainly seem to be moving in that direction as the first FAA-conforming HA-420 HondaJet has successfully completed its maiden flight, signaling the start of flight-testing to...

StringDrive delivers Stringbike, a new kind of bicycle

12/28/2010, Hungarian-based StringDrive claims that the current design of bicycles that have the drive chain and gears located on one side ends up as an asymmetric riding experience which could be more efficient or smoother if some changes were made to the design....

Monster AirTalk Bluetooth car kit jumps through FCC hoops

12/26/2010, Bluetooth car kits aren’t exactly the thing that will light up your eyes when you think about gizmos and gadgets, but they do play a rather important, albeit unobtrusive role in saving lives on the road. After all, driving while holding a smartphone...

TuneLink Auto Bluetooth for Android devices

12/21/2010, Just last month, we saw that New Potato Technologies delivered their TuneLink Auto Bluetooth in-vehicle streaming device for iOS devices, and have followed up on that act with a version for Android-powered smartphones. Similar to the iDevice model, this...

Honda trials solar-powered EV charging station in Japan

12/20/2010, One of the main problems that electric vehicles (EVs) face is that lack of support infrastructure. You wouldn’t want to drive interstate only to find that there isn’t a charging station for your EV in the area. Honda’s vision for a...

Encycle concept juices your phone as you cycle

12/20/2010, We’ve seen several energy-gathering device designs that make use of the kinetic energy generated when you’re cycling, but most of them are designed as an add-on feature, while the Encycle seems to be designed with the bike in mind as well....

Yike Bike Ready to Take on Segway, Goes on Sale Now

12/17/2010, After having been announced earlier this year, Yike Bike is finally available for purchase right now. If you’re looking for a compact, electric folding bike that’s lightweight and sturdy with its carbon fiber chassis, you can whip out your...

Space Shuttle goes through the shrinking process

12/17/2010, The Space Shuttle program is going to be retired shortly in the future, and a great icon of American history will soon be consigned to just blurbs and excerpts instead of making headlines in the news. Well, Orbital Sciences Corporation intends to preserve...

Sonex electric plane completes test flight

12/17/2010, Electric cars are still a novelty, but who are we to say that it isn’t going to become the mainstream vehicle of choice in a few years’ time, what with all the tax rebates available Stateside? Well, the subject of an electric plane might be...

Beautiful Bike dazzles your neighborhood

12/16/2010, The next time you wish to make a statement of your presence as you zip down the neighborhood on your bicycle, here’s a tip. Letting your favorite song blare from a boombox isn’t exactly the best way to do so. No sir, we’ll clue you in...

Scooterputer is one mobile desktop

12/16/2010, To say that the Scooterputer is a desktop is somewhat a travesty – instead, this unique computing solution is literally a computer you can drive around on. Of course, this will not be available from any manufacturers out there since it is a custom...