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Awesome March 17, 2015 posted by

CoeLux Lighting – this artificial skylight is so real it can transform a dungeon into a palace

An enterprising Italian company has come up with a product that could transform the way we live, by opening up dark gloomy spaces in an amazing way. The trick lies in making artificial sunlight seem incredibly real using some very clever technology and materials. Suddenly your dreary basement den can be as beautifully welcoming as a rooftop dormer loft conversion, and all year round too.


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CoeLux Lighting – this artificial skylight is so real it can transform a dungeon into a palace
cool tech March 14, 2015 posted by

Noocity Growbed – self-sufficient urban gardening system

Many more people are nowadays trying to grow their own food in whatever way they can, spurred on by a growing distrust in the quality of the mass produced food available in most shops. However it can be hard work, especially if you live in a city, as anyone who’s ever tried growing any edibles on their balcony will tell you. Now a new system designed in Portugal may provide an easier solution.


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Noocity Growbed – self-sufficient urban gardening system
Awesome March 12, 2015 posted by

Filamet – soon you’ll probably be able to print out a full working electric motor from your old plastic pop bottles

Everyone knows that 3D printing is still at an extremely early stage of development, just baby steps really. But it’s clear that eventually the process of printing things on demand will change the world beyond all recognition. It will make the mobile phone revolution look like nothing. Think we’re joking?


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Filamet – soon you’ll probably be able to print out a full working electric motor from your old plastic pop bottles
cool tech March 6, 2015 posted by

Airlander – world’s largest aircraft is quiet, slow, very eco friendly and can haul 50 tons

Don’t look now, but airships are about to make a comeback. Big time. The idea of using lighter than air craft kind of went away with the flaming disasters of the 1930s, but now a new generation of technologies offers safer, more efficient options for these giants, And now one British company thinks it has come up with the perfect product to attract buyers to the market once more.


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Airlander – world’s largest aircraft is quiet, slow, very eco friendly and can haul 50 tons
cool tech March 2, 2015 posted by

Kibble Control – stop one cat bullying the others at feeding time

Anyone who has more than one cat will recognize the problems with ensuring that one feline doesn’t bully the others when it comes to feeding time. Unless you stand over them watching them eat, it’s likely that the bully will end up eating the food from the other cat’s plate, which is not good for either animal.


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Kibble Control – stop one cat bullying the others at feeding time
cool tech February 12, 2015 posted by

TV White Spaces – otters, meerkats and the future technology behind a real internet of things

The world needs more wireless. There are just too many applications and products chasing too little spectrum space. And the biggest challenges are yet to come, as more and more machines start to ‘talk’ directly to each other as part of their functions. Which is why various countries have been looking at ways to provide more bandwidth for these services. The most promising is TV White Space, the unused portion of the TV spectrum which used to be occupied by…


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TV White Spaces – otters, meerkats and the future technology behind a real internet of things
cool tech February 5, 2015 posted by

Liftshare – could this new app revolutionize the daily commute and destroy Uber? [Freeware]

With little fanfare a new app has just been released in the UK which could signal a profound change in the way many of us travel each day, pointing to a new paradigm for daily commuting. The new Liftshare app (Android, with iPhone to follow shortly) works by linking together those who need a ride with those who are offering a seat in their car. It’s not a new idea, but what’s different with Liftshare is the fact that there…


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Liftshare – could this new app revolutionize the daily commute and destroy Uber? [Freeware]
cool tech February 2, 2015 posted by

Lampuga Electric Jet Surfboard – who needs waves when you’ve got enough current?

Electric power is getting into everything nowadays, not just cars, planes and skateboards but also more exotic things like boats and ships. It should come as no surprise then, to find out that some enterprising developers at a German company have come up with an electric surfboard.


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Lampuga Electric Jet Surfboard – who needs waves when you’ve got enough current?
cool tech January 30, 2015 posted by

Herenow – leave messages for the next person to arrive at your location [Freeware]

Don’t know about you, but there’s been a fair few times when I’ve been to some place, a store or a service or something like that, and had a bad experience which I wish I could warn people about. Sure you can leave a review, but it’s a bit of a hassle. What you really need at times like that is a way to warn people who might be visiting that location. Now there’s an app which could help with…


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Herenow – leave messages for the next person to arrive at your location [Freeware]
cool tech January 27, 2015 posted by

WhatSim – the cheap SIM card designed for unlimited WhatsApp chatting only

There’s clever, and then there’s really clever, and the new WhatSim is a very smart product indeed. Capitalizing on people’s need to stay in touch when traveling without breaking the bank, this new SIM card service for mobile phones provides an ultra cheap global WhatsApp chatting platform for all.


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WhatSim – the cheap SIM card designed for unlimited WhatsApp chatting only