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Awesome June 25, 2016 posted by

This solar powered computer provides clean water, internet access and electricity

Most of us take having the internet, electricity and clean water for granted. Yet in many parts of the world, war, climate change, poverty or lack of resources can make all three scarce, costly or difficult to get. The clean technology start-up Watley is working to provide all these things to those who need them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NQ6Rox0QMQ The Watley Machine is a solar-powered computer that can purify up to 1,320 gallons (5,000 liters) of water a day and generate enough electricity…


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This solar powered computer provides clean water, internet access and electricity
Awesome June 22, 2016 posted by

Eco-Cooler – check out this electricity free air conditioner and learn how to make your own!

It’s really hot out there and in some countries, it’s deathly hot and not everyone has access to air conditioning. One of the places dealing with this particular issue right now is Bangladesh, India. In order to help keep people cooler, two companies teamed up to create the Eco-Cooler, an air conditioner that doesn’t use any electricity.


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Eco-Cooler – check out this electricity free air conditioner and learn how to make your own!
Awesome May 24, 2016 posted by

Sea Hero Quest – the mobile game that is fighting back against the monster of dementia

As we get older, we sometimes start to lose parts of ourselves. Our minds start to just sort of go. It is sad and tragic for everyone involved but science is trying to fight the deterioration of dementia and we can all help! Download Sea Hero Quest, the mobile game that is crowdsourcing research for dementia.


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Sea Hero Quest – the mobile game that is fighting back against the monster of dementia
Awesome May 5, 2016 posted by

Batteries that last 400 times as long – research stumbles upon a way to keep batteries alive after many charges

Our smartphones and wireless gadgets are our lifelines but we aren’t completely free to move about, we still need a power source. Batteries don’t last forever and some days, it seems like they don’t last long enough at all. Science may have an answer to give us more juice for our devices soon though. They’ve stumbled across a way to increase battery life up to 400 times what it is now.


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Batteries that last 400 times as long – research stumbles upon a way to keep batteries alive after many charges
Awesome March 12, 2016 posted by

Garden Tower 2 – grow healthy food in a small space with ease

For home gardeners, the Garden Tower 2, created by the Garden Tower Project, answers the question of to how to grow a large garden with limited backyard space. This self-contained vertical garden lets you grow around 50 plants in just 4 square feet. Its creators describe it as a vertical compost system within a soil system. <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/MLAm0BltP3w” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> The central vermicomposting column lets you to turn kitchen scraps into nutrient-rich organic fertilizer.Finished compost can be used…


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Garden Tower 2 – grow healthy food in a small space with ease
Awesome February 16, 2016 posted by

Titan M USB Cable – we test out the toughest USB cable in the world. And it’s tough! [Review – Editors Choice]

Ever had a USB cable fail on you? Annoying isn’t it? We’ve lost count of the number of cables with smashed tips or invisible breaks which have caused us grief over the years. So when we heard that a company was claiming to have the ‘toughest cable on earth’ we just had to test it out. Could this be the solution to our cable break woes?


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Titan M USB Cable – we test out the toughest USB cable in the world. And it’s tough! [Review – Editors Choice]
Awesome January 29, 2016 posted by

Aerofloat’s innovative technology lets houseboats clean their greywater

Clean water is a precious commodity. Rigorous restrictions mean cleaning greywater is becoming more imperative. Australian family-owned and run Aerofloat™ Pty Ltd. is making a big splash with this. Aerofloat designs, manufactures and installs simple, affordable systems that treat industrial wastewater and greywater using Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) principles. Its patented system is compact and mechanically simple. DAF systems normally utilize a chemical coagulant mixed with the wastewater, causing the pollutants to bind together. Air is added to the treated…


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Aerofloat’s innovative technology lets houseboats clean their greywater
Awesome November 26, 2015 posted by

Nexus 6P Smartphone – The Top 10 Features On This Great New Google Phone [Review – Editors Choice]

It’s pretty clear that we’re reaching some sort of plateau in terms of smartphone development. In fact for the past two years you could say that new models – even from the A list brands – have been more an evolution than revolution. Nice to say then, that the new Google Nexus 6P phone, the flagship Android phone of the moment, is definitely a pleasant surprise in a lot of ways.


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Nexus 6P Smartphone – The Top 10 Features On This Great New Google Phone [Review – Editors Choice]
Awesome November 24, 2015 posted by

Ultimate Smartwatch Chart – the complete buyer’s guide for (almost) every smartwatch (70+) on the market

Got an urge to go smartwatch shopping? Feel a little confused by all the specs and features? Then fear not, intrepid buyer, we have a chart which will make things clear and cool, and maybe even save you a ton of money as well. This Ultimate Smartwatch Chart lists over 70 models of smartwatch, along with their main features, functions and compatibility. Very cool stuff indeed!


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Ultimate Smartwatch Chart – the complete buyer’s guide for (almost) every smartwatch (70+) on the market
Awesome November 20, 2015 posted by

A vision of New York’s subways making music could become reality

New York City is famous for many things – the Statue of Liberty, the World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, to name a few. But the city runs on its subways. Former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy has a dream: to turn the sound of New York’s subway turnstiles into music.After over 15 years of trying to bring the Subway Symphony to life,Danish beer giant Heineken has taken an interest and is helping turn this dream into reality. <iframe…


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A vision of New York’s subways making music could become reality
Awesome November 10, 2015 posted by

iSaw Edge 4K WiFi Action Camera – definitely the best budget GoPro rival on the market [Review Editors Choice]

Isn’t it ironic how popular action cameras have become, since most of us sit around and stare at screens all day? Maybe it’s a compensation thing? Anyhoo, we’ve found a new budget camera which actually seems like it could genuinely claim to be a true GoPro competitor. Lots of other products have tried and failed to win this crown before, so let’s see if the very impressive iSaw Edge action cam can pull it off.


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iSaw Edge 4K WiFi Action Camera – definitely the best budget GoPro rival on the market [Review Editors Choice]
Awesome October 9, 2015 posted by

Dome DVR Car Camera – superb budget car cam adds intelligent driver assist tools too [Review]

Car DVR cameras are definitely not a new thing. They’re very popular in countries with dodgy drivers – ahem … Russia …cough – and we’ve featured them in review before. But what is getting interesting are the advanced features they’re starting to add to these cameras, to give them more driver value in more ways than just video and GPS. We recently got our hands on a new model, the Dome GS98C Car DVR Camera, and came away very impressed.


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Dome DVR Car Camera – superb budget car cam adds intelligent driver assist tools too [Review]