Posted by Allison Blackburn

Football pitch lights powered by footballers thanks to Pavegen

UK company Pavegen installed their first order three years ago and their tiles make use of the kinetic energy generated by pedestrians. Since that first installation they have gone on to install their tiles in schools and at the Paris Marathon. Now. the company have teamed up with Shell on one of their biggest projects to date. They have helped rejuvenate a run-down community football field in Rio de Janerio by setting up its own off grid power supply which will benefit the entire community. [Image Courtesy of Pavegen] The project is one part of the “Make the Future” program of Shell […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Earity are the wireless earbuds with voice control

Headphones are a great way to listen to music on the go but let’s face it, the cords that come with them are nothing but a pain. They get tangled up just looking at them and then they have the ability to catch on to just about any object getting pulled from the ears. Of course there are wireless headphones and these don’t have the hassles associated with the wired ones. Soon there will be another type to choose from, Earity, earbuds that will respond to your voice. [Image Courtesy of Earity] Maksym Vysochaskiy, the CEO and founder of Earity, said that […]

Posted by Hakeem Abdul

The LG Pocket Printer Makes Prints on the Go

Take any SmartPhone image and create a wallet size picture in a mere second with the LG Pocket Printer. This little gadget fits in the palm of your hand and can easily be transported in any pocket. You can be printer ready at any moment; in the office, at school or on the street. [Photo Credit] This printer is better than your average printer for more reasons than just it’s small size. There are several SmartPhone apps that can be used with the printer to create fun and unique printed images. Combining SmartPhone apps with the LG Pocket Printer allows […]

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First Ever Nokia Android SmartPhone Unveiled at the 2014 MWC

Nokia excited attendees at the 2014 Mobile World Congres when they introduced 3 new Nokia Android SmartPhone options with the Nokia X series, which provides an affordable SmartPhone built on an Android operating system. This officially brings Nokia back into a leading slot within top mobile phone companies. The new Nokia Android SmartPhone is certain to be a success, it has been designed with a sleek and stylish body that’s packed with Android features. Would you consider ditching your high priced mobile device if you could get the same features, an easy user interface and a comfortable sleek feel for far less money? Imagine top of the line for mediocre prices, let me be the first to say, sign me up. Photo Credit Nokia has […]

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The first of its kind gaming accessory for the iPad: KOLOS Wheel

The newest accoutrement for Apple’s iPad is KOLOS: the first iPad Gaming Wheel by KOLOS Corporation. It’s the first of it’s kind accessory for the iPad and it’s a must have for iPad 2  or The new iPad (3rd or 4th generation) owners. The iPad Gaming Wheel allows you to securely fasten your iPad into the middle of the wheel, place your hands along the smooth antiperspirant coating (which means your hands won’t slip if you start to sweat) of the 360 degree, 31.3 cm (12.3 in) wheel, and start up your favorite iOS game such as Asphalt 7: Heat. You’ll […]

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Vieria Concept

This conceptual vehicle offers one different point of view over the pollution problems in the big cities. It was designed by Gunwoong Kim and Suji Kim and is equipped with an air filter under the passenger capsule. So here is what we have: fully electric vehicle that ingests dusty and dirty air purifies it and releases clean and breathable air. Sounds good, right? Well, a single car would probably clean small and maybe insignificant amount of air, but imagine thousands of vehicles purifying what you breathe every day? Another good feature is the vehicle’s mobility. The wheels have the ability […]