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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]
Awesome September 5, 2015 posted by

The Smog Free Tower could help clean the air in cities around the world

Air pollution is a serious health problem and crisis in many densely populated cities and countries. We’ve all see pictures of people in places such as Beijing and India where the air is so filled with smog it looks like billowing smoke. But Dutch designer/artist Daan Roosegaarde’s air purifying Smog Free Tower could be a real game changer. This patented technology, based around indoor air purifier technology, will act like the world’s biggest vacuum cleaner, sucking up all the carbon…


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The Smog Free Tower could help clean the air in cities around the world
Awesome May 18, 2015 posted by

Google Autonomous Cars – they’re real, they’re coming and they’ll transform our cities completely

In the scant six years (yes that short) since Google first sprung the idea of self-driving cars onto the world stage, things have moved on significantly. Their vehicles have now racked up around 1 million autonomous miles of driving on test tracks and roads, and during that time only 11 minor accidents – caused by other people, and mostly from rear end shunts at traffic lights!


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Google Autonomous Cars – they’re real, they’re coming and they’ll transform our cities completely
Awesome May 15, 2015 posted by

Tabby EVO – the $4000 open source electric car you can build yourself in an hour

Do you want to know what’s keeping car industry execs awake at night right now? It’s not oil prices, it’s the convergence of open source and 3D printing technologies. Sure, right now the whole idea of DIY cars is a pipe dream, but look forward a decade or so and you can easily see a situation where car production goes completely local.


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Tabby EVO – the $4000 open source electric car you can build yourself in an hour
Awesome May 8, 2015 posted by

The Shoe That Grows will bring shoes that fit to those in poverty

Young children who live in extreme poverty often have to wear shoes that don’t fit.or go without shoes altogether. The non-profit Because International saw the problem and is doing something remarkable about it. The Shoe That Grows is an adjustable shoe that can grow five sizes to accommodate a growing child’s feet. Adjustable in the front in three places, straps at the front and rear of the shoe alter the shoe’s length, and the rubber sole bends up as needed….


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The Shoe That Grows will bring shoes that fit to those in poverty