Friday, May 24, 2024

By Andrew Liszewski Sure the Drive-e-mocion is a novel but limited way to communicate with other drivers (or at least those other drivers currently behind your own vehicle) but it's really lacking in the high-tech department. Sony is currently patenting a...

By Andrew Liszewski Here's the dilemma. Planes that travel at supersonic speeds can't fly for extended periods of time without having to refuel. At the same time planes that are capable of staying aloft for half a day or longer...

By David Ponce Yeah, so maybe it doesn't do 0-60 under 5 seconds, nor does it have 340 ft/lbs of torque. Maybe it doesn't spit fire when you floor it, but hell, my man, it can go from Halifax...

By Bruce Eaton Pinky up while changing your flat low-pros with the Flat Tire Concierge. Inside a compact storage case is a mat for you to kneel on instead of the dirty ground, a pair of rubber protective gloves so...

By Andrew Liszewski Besides the wheel the invention of the chain is probably what made the modern bicycle possible but ironically it's also the bike's biggest downside. The chain usually needs a lot of maintenance and care to keep it...

By Andrew Liszewski This should come as a relief to anyone who uses electric power tools outside, particularly those tools designed for cutting. Three inventors from Indiana have patented a new kind of power cable that prevents dangerous electric shocks...
By David Ponce Quite some time ago, researchers tried to get machines to render 2D images into 3D. They failed. That was because 'puters at the time flubbed it. But hey, it's like 30 years later, and...
By Andrew Liszewski You remember Immersion right? They're the rumble-technology company that scored $90.7 million from Sony for patent infringement. Well it seems they're spending that money wisely on developing the next generation of force-feedback technology and the good folks...
By Andrew Liszewski A lot of new cars include detection systems that will alert the driver when a vehicle (or some other large object) is sitting in their blind spot. A company called Drivaware is now selling a third-party solution...