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Electric Cars August 15, 2022

Qilin 1000 km EV Battery From CATL Will Revolutionize The Motor Industry (No Joke)

The world’s largest EV battery maker, CATL, released a ground breaking 1000 km (620 mile) range battery back in June which set the EV world alight.  The new Qilin (pronounced cheeling) battery not only offers mind blowing range and energy density, but features a bunch of other cutting edge tech which will speed up charging to the point where it rivals filling up at a gas station. The first iteration of the battery uses ‘rapid thermal control with a quadruple…


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Qilin 1000 km EV Battery From CATL Will Revolutionize The Motor Industry (No Joke)
cool tech August 6, 2022

Trouble Sleeping? New Temperature Controlled Mattress/Pillow Combo Promises Better Sleep All Round

We all know how important a good night’s sleep can be to our health and well-being. But research shows that between 10% and 30% of adults in the US suffer from chronic insomnia, with up to 48% of older adults affected. Now an enterprising team from the University of Texas at Austin has come up with an innovative solution which might help us all. Their  temperature managed mattress and pillow combo is designed to hack the body’s natural circadian rhythms…


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Trouble Sleeping? New Temperature Controlled Mattress/Pillow Combo Promises Better Sleep All Round
Eco Friendly August 2, 2022

Samsung Finally Releases Official Repair Parts For Galaxy Phones

Well it looks as though the constant legal pressure is starting to pay off. Samsung is the latest mega-manufacturer to announce a DIY repair option for some of their smartphones. Samsung Self Repair, which is being run in collaboration with ifixit.com, will now provide spare parts for repairing screens, back glass and charging ports. No news on replacing batteries alas, but any news is good news when it comes to DIY repairs for electricals.


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Samsung Finally Releases Official Repair Parts For Galaxy Phones
Bookmark This! July 20, 2022

QuackQuackGo – Google Search Done Like The Good Old Days

Why is Google so awful nowadays? You used to be able to do a search and quickly find stuff. Now you have to wade through adverts, spammers and all kinds of junk results. Well if you’re fed up and can’t take it any more, QuackQuackGo has got your back. It’s basically Google Search with a new front end and results page. It’s like stepping back in time to the early days of simple, accurate and valuable search. Wonderful!


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QuackQuackGo – Google Search Done Like The Good Old Days
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A.I. July 18, 2022

The Google AI Engineer is a Whistleblower. We Ignore His Message at our Peril

(images created by AI via @nightcafe studio) The recent ruckus over Google engineer Blake Lemoine and the LaMDA AI has generated a fair amount of buzz in the world’s media. But now the fuss has subsided, it’s probably a good time to ask what Mr Lemoine was hoping to achieve with his outlandish claim. Things may not be as simple as they appear.


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The Google AI Engineer is a Whistleblower. We Ignore His Message at our Peril
Electric Cars July 15, 2022

Paralyzed robo-taxis don’t bode well for the future of autonomous driving

Reports of a mass stranding of Cruise robotaxis in the center of San Francisco a week or so ago have triggered a lot of speculation by the media corps. The upshot is that these VRE (vehicle retrieval events) are happening fairly regularly at the moment, as the company struggles to keep the autonomous car fleet working properly.


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Paralyzed robo-taxis don’t bode well for the future of autonomous driving
Awesome July 12, 2022

First James Webb Space Telescope image is mind-blowing!

(click on the image above for a larger version) The first image from the James Webb Space Telescope has arrived and it’s an absolute beauty. Up above we’ve created a little montage to give you an idea of how sensational this new piece of equipment is.  Top left is the new deep space image from the Webb. Top right is the famous Hubble deep space image taken a few years ago. You can immediately see the difference in resolution of…


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First James Webb Space Telescope image is mind-blowing!
Eco Friendly July 6, 2022

Ecoworks – Clever German Two Day Retrofit Can Reduce Home Energy Bills To Zero

The energy used to heat and cool our homes is a big source of carbon emissions, hence the drive to build more new ‘zero carbon’ buildings. But what if you’re already happily living in your home, is there nothing you can do to reduce your bills and emissions? Well of course you can insulate and double glaze etc, but that only goes so far. But now Ecoworks, a German company based out of Berlin, has developed a full retrofit process…


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Ecoworks – Clever German Two Day Retrofit Can Reduce Home Energy Bills To Zero

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