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Posted by Lara Lopes

Dutch Solaroad Is More Productive Than Expected

The search for innovation and sustainable means of obtaining energy has given us a lot of new inventions lately. One of which has recently been put to use, the first solar road in the world, and it seems that the Solaroad has produced more energy than planned, and is twice as environmentally friendly since it is not intended to be used by motor vehicles, but by bikes. The Dutch solar road opened in November of last year and has produced more than 3,000 kilowatt-hours of energy, which is enough to supply a small family household for a year! The would be equal to 70 […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Track your sleep comfortably with Kokoon headphones

If you are trying to get to sleep on a train or airplane you might want to make use of noise cancelling headphones to help you drift off. However the issue with headphones is that the hard plastic they are made of isn’t very comfortable. Now, Kokoon have come up with a solution. The London based company have designed headphones with electroencephalography sensors, otherwise known as EEG, built into them and the focus of the design was on comfort while wearing them. The headphones will provide you with feedback on how well, or not, you have slept. [Image Courtesy of Kokoon] […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

CHIP is a tiny computer costing just US$9

CHIP is a small computer from the same people that offered Otto, the camera that captures gifs, and the new computer has a price tag of just US$9 (no we didn’t forget another 9). For this price it comes with pretty adequate specs by way of 1 GB processing power, 4 GB of storage and 512MB of RAM. [Image Courtesy of NextThingCo] The tiny computer is around the size of a post it note and its designers say it is ready to go. The company behind it have put the project on Kickstarter to raise funds, just as they did […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Revolar – Personal Safety At The Touch Of A Button

One of the hardest things to do when a person is being victim to a violent situation is calling out for help. With that in mind, Revolar have developed a product that offers greater personal security to the user in a simple and practical way. The Revolar is a small gadget -about the size of a quarter- with a button that, when pressed, will send a help signal to your contacts and let them know your location. The gadget just finished it’s fundraising campaign on Kickstarter and met 110% of their initial US$75,000 goal. The accessory was designed so small in order to be camouflaged inside […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Amazon at work building drones that deliver wherever you are

Amazon has been hard at work on designing and building drones that can deliver parcels to customers. Recently they have been focusing on the design of a drone that would be able to deliver to customers wherever they are, suggests a patent given to the US Patent and Trademark Office. [Image Courtesy of Shutterstock] Wouldn’t it be great if a drone could deliver that ingredient you forgot when you’re about to make dinner? Or deliver fresh milk to your doorstep just as your coffee maker finished its brewing cycle. This and more may all be possible in the future as Amazon […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

New Gadget Upgrades Your Store Bought Beer to Draft Quality

Those who enjoy a good beer will love the Fizzics, a device that promises to improve the quality of any store brand beer in a simple and effective way. It may not look it, but beer is a delicate drink and the simple fact of being served correctly can greatly improve its taste and the same goes the other way around; if recklessly poured, a great beer could be completely ruined. In terms of appearance, Fizzics resembles a peculiar mix between a coffee machine and a kegerator. To use it, simply open the upper compartment and insert a full beer bottle or can. […]