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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
cool tech January 16, 2015 posted by

Tapster – could this touchscreen tapping robot one day run our lives?

If you’re a developer of mobile games and apps, one of the big hassles is having to test everything to make sure it works OK. Which means loading the software and laboriously going through the tests on a demo phone touchscreen to make sure it all works as it should. Or you could get smarter.


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Tapster – could this touchscreen tapping robot one day run our lives?
Awesome January 12, 2015 posted by

Shower Of The Future – revolutionary new system cuts water waste to almost zero, you shower in just 5 liters of luxury water

There’s no question that we waste a huge amount of energy every day, which is not fair on the planet or on our pocketbooks. The problem is it’s hard to identify easy wins, where we can make savings which are significant and yet don’t adversely impact our lives too much. Now a Swedish company has come up with an ingenious system which promises to completely overturn our shower waste and give us a better shower at the same time.


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Shower Of The Future – revolutionary new system cuts water waste to almost zero, you shower in just 5 liters of luxury water