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Awesome March 27, 2015 posted by

Earth Hour – even a small gesture tomorrow can help…

Tomorrow, Saturday 28th March 2015, at 8.30pm local time wherever you are, the lights will be switched off all over the world for a symbolic 60 minutes, to mark Earth Hour. Described as a ‘worldwide grassroots movement uniting people to protect the planet‘, and organized by the World Wildlife Fund, it basically gives everyone a chance to demonstrate their concern for the state of our planet in whatever small way they can.


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Earth Hour – even a small gesture tomorrow can help…
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
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
Awesome March 9, 2015 posted by

Solar Impulse 2 – follow the amazing world record fuel free flight in real time from inside the cockpit

In case you haven’t yet heard, two intrepid Swiss adventurers have just set off on a round the world flight in a solar powered plane which will use absolutely no extra fuel on the journey. The 17,000 solar panels will charge up some on-board lithium ion batteries to keep the plane aloft during the night, and they will simply keep going until they complete the whole journey around the globe.


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Solar Impulse 2 – follow the amazing world record fuel free flight in real time from inside the cockpit
Awesome February 16, 2015 posted by

Easy Backup & Restore – this brilliant free Android backup app is the best, no question [Freeware Review]

When it comes down to it, backing up our smartphones is more than just sensible, it’s probably essential. Especially with the risks of loss, breakage or theft, and even upgrading a phone goes so much smoother if you can take your familiar running data with you. And the backup built into Android sucks. So how nice to report on a superb new app which we’ve been using recently to make this process totally painless.


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Easy Backup & Restore – this brilliant free Android backup app is the best, no question [Freeware Review]
Awesome January 27, 2015 posted by

Tronsmart Draco AW80 – awesome OctaCore TV Box sets a new level in amazing [Review]

Let’s just get one thing out of the right now, shall we? All those clever folk sneering at the wave of Android TV boxes flooding the market right now need to wipe the smirk off their faces, because these things are here to stay, and they’re getting awesome. For those who’ve just arrived from Mars, these small boxes hook up to your TV via the HDMI socket and deliver games, Internet, and TV entertainment using the WiFi network in your home….


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Tronsmart Draco AW80 – awesome OctaCore TV Box sets a new level in amazing [Review]
Awesome January 22, 2015 posted by

Split Depth Gifs – the nearest you’re going to get to awesome 3D without glasses today

If you’ve ever wondered if we would ever be able to view 3D without having to put on those stupid glasses, then you’re in for a treat. Sure it’s not a total full complete 3D experience, but this SplitDepthGIFS sub from Reddit features some rather awesome moving images which will keep you entertained for far too long.


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Split Depth Gifs – the nearest you’re going to get to awesome 3D without glasses today
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
Awesome January 9, 2015 posted by

Dakota Hotel and Flight Sim – could this be the coolest hotel and entertainment system combo in the world?

There are tons of interesting hotels located across the globe nowadays, some which are very beautiful indeed. And then there are the novelty hostels, like tree houses, tubes, caves and ice warrens which are designed to appeal to quirky travelers who have seen it all. Which is probably where this delightful Australian project sits to be honest.


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Dakota Hotel and Flight Sim – could this be the coolest hotel and entertainment system combo in the world?
Awesome December 17, 2014 posted by

Parrot Bebop Drone Camera – incredibly easy to fly, and amazing video quality, what’s not to like? [Review]

Quadcopter cameras are awesome fun, don’t let anyone tell you differently. They’re fun to fly, great for exploring new spaces and it’s fun to edit the video when you get back home. But the big problem they’ve had up to now is the fact that they’re really quite difficult to fly properly. Even the easiest, GPS controlled ones are tricky, which puts a lot of people off. But now a new generation of quadcopter cameras are coming on to the…


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Parrot Bebop Drone Camera – incredibly easy to fly, and amazing video quality, what’s not to like? [Review]
Awesome December 13, 2014 posted by

Game of Thrones Sigil Tree Ornaments – because winter is coming err… already here

It’s that time of the year again when you have to decorate a tree inside your house to make Santa happy enough to leave gifts for you. Don’t you think that Mr.Santa has had enough of shiny balls? Wouldn’t he like to see something else? Something he binge watches the whole year when he’s not doing anything else? Like Game of Thrones.


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Game of Thrones Sigil Tree Ornaments – because winter is coming err… already here
Awesome December 5, 2014 posted by

New York’s underground Lowline park creates solar innovation

Turning a long-abandoned trolley terminal into an underground park is a daunting task. But this dream is on its way to becoming a reality. The Lowline – inspired by the success of New York’s elevated High Line – was first unveiled as the Delancey Underground Project in 2011. The renamed project has been steadily attracting funds and supporters. As proof-of-concept, a full-scale model was built and proudly displayed. And $155,000 US has already raised to test the innovative solar technology…


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New York’s underground Lowline park creates solar innovation
Awesome December 3, 2014 posted by

Yotaphone 2 – wow, this amazing new phone makes other phones look so outdated [Review]

When the Yotaphone people introduced the first Yotaphone back at the beginning of this year the general view was ‘nice idea, shame about the implementation’. Boy how much can change in 9 months. The new Yotaphone 2 , released today is a real stunner, and it’s probably going to change the way we look at and use smartphones for ever.


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Yotaphone 2 – wow, this amazing new phone makes other phones look so outdated [Review]
Awesome November 24, 2014 posted by

10 Tips to Make Sure You Grab A Real (Holiday) Gadget Bargain

[Image] It’s a dog eat dog world in the retail market right now, and with the holiday season coming up, it’s going to get even crazier for bargain hunters, as stores try like mad to discount their way into your wallet and attention. To help you make the right kind of decision as we approach Black Friday and beyond, we’re presenting our Honest John guide on how to grab a real bargain at this time of year.


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10 Tips to Make Sure You Grab A Real (Holiday) Gadget Bargain