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cool tech March 14, 2014 posted by

RS1 Racing Simulator – the ultimate ‘almost real’ experience?

Ever since the dawn of time, or even earlier, man has been trying to simulate the experience of being in a car at high speed without actually…er…being in a car at high speed. This desire has been increasingly shaped by the power of modern driving games on PC and consoles of course, and now it’s reaching new levels of cool.


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RS1 Racing Simulator – the ultimate ‘almost real’ experience?
Awesome March 12, 2014 posted by

Our Tribute to 25 Years of The World Wide Web – 7 Sites Which Show Just How Amazing The Web Really Is

Twenty five years ago this month, Tim Berners-Lee, a computer scientist at CERN in Europe came up with a new way of storing and retrieving information using the then fledgling Internet network of computers. His idea of a ‘worldwideweb‘ [sic] took off slowly, but by the end of 1990 the first web site was up and running. Today there are estimated to be around 2.5 billion users of the system, with 1 billion of those based in Asia alone. One…


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Our Tribute to 25 Years of The World Wide Web – 7 Sites Which Show Just How Amazing The Web Really Is
cool tech March 11, 2014 posted by

Formula E set to take off – all electric racing to rival Formula One, but silently…

On the 13th September this year the streets of Beijing will reverberate to the sound of 11 teams racing around in almost total silence at speeds of up to 225 km/hour (limited). This will be the inaugural event in the Formula E calendar, the world’s first all electric single seater formula car racing season.


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Formula E set to take off – all electric racing to rival Formula One, but silently…
Awesome March 10, 2014 posted by

OpenSpritz – free speed reading bookmarklet turns your browser into a 950 wpm speed demon [Freeware]

Speed reading is all the rage nowadays, and although we’re not really sure just how effective it is to consume the printed word at ridiculously rapid speeds, we can see the attraction for people who have too much to do and too little time. Now there’s a rather remarkable free product which can help you consume text on a web page at high speed, and it actually seems to work well.


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OpenSpritz – free speed reading bookmarklet turns your browser into a 950 wpm speed demon [Freeware]
cool tech March 6, 2014 posted by

Quadcopter Tennis Anyone? Is this a pointer to a possible future of ball sports?

We stumbled across this little beauty the other day and our nostrils twitched immediately. Was that really a quadcopter which had been programmed to work out how to hit a ball back to a human target? Well it sure looks like it. In fact this is part of a research program from the Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich, which is looking into what they call ‘trajectory generation’. What we see is a future where competitive sports get **really** interesting.


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Quadcopter Tennis Anyone? Is this a pointer to a possible future of ball sports?
cool tech February 21, 2014 posted by

Touchfire – ultra tiny keyboard turns your iPad into a typing wizard

Tablet computers are great, but they do lack one very obvious detail. Yes, trousers. They also lack something almost as important, which is a a cool keyboard. Say what you will, typing on a flat hard screen doesn’t really work for getting stuff done quickly. For that you need a bit extra.


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Touchfire – ultra tiny keyboard turns your iPad into a typing wizard
cool tech February 19, 2014 posted by

5 Cool Products Which Prove That Dean Kamen Really Did Start A Quiet Revolution

They’re called Personal Transporters nowadays, but way back in 2001 when Dean Kamen first introduced the Segway to the world, it was called an HT, for Human Transporter. It’s not just the marketing that has changed over the years, but also the public acceptance of this brand new type of transport.


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5 Cool Products Which Prove That Dean Kamen Really Did Start A Quiet Revolution
cool tech February 14, 2014 posted by

Mate Dual Boot Android & Windows 10.1 Inch Tablet Computer – why compromise when you can have it all?

Up until recently your choice of tablet computers was restricted to either Android or Windows, there was no way to have both operating systems on the one device. Ah, but times change, grasshopper, and so it should be no surprise that there are new options arriving on the market.


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Mate Dual Boot Android & Windows 10.1 Inch Tablet Computer – why compromise when you can have it all?
cool tech February 6, 2014 posted by

driSuit iPhone Case – All wet? Not the phone in this case.

During the course of a regular day, your smartphone is always handy when you get the urge to snap a few pictures, but the versatile iPhone usually has to be left behind when you hit the water because the folks at Apple never taught it how to swim. Well, it still doesn’t know how to swim – not even a doggy paddle – but now it can be suited up to brave the waves with you.


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driSuit iPhone Case – All wet? Not the phone in this case.
cool tech February 3, 2014 posted by

Narrative Clip – Recording your life to fulfill that sense of self-importance

Smartphones allow us to have a camera with us 24/7, but there are still moments that slip by because we weren’t able to grab the phone in time to snap a picture. Now, all the moments – or at least most of them – can be recorded for posterity, and all you have to do is show up.


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Narrative Clip – Recording your life to fulfill that sense of self-importance
Bookmark This! January 31, 2014 posted by

Forgotify – 4 million songs on Spotify have never been played even once – let’s change that…

Forgotify has got to be one of the most splendid new ideas we’ve seen to date in the music arena. The site basically offers everyone the chance to listen to any of the 4 million songs which have not been listened to at all on Spotify.


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Forgotify – 4 million songs on Spotify have never been played even once – let’s change that…