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Like most kinds of consumer electronics, VR is going through a phase of cord-cutting, and in the not-too-distant future we might be able to do away with the tripping hazard of the cable that tends to wrap itself around your legs while using a Rift or Vive. At the Oculus Connect conference this week, the company announced the Oculus Go, a self-contained VR headset that doesn't need to be tethe
Competitors have covered thousands of kilometers since the World Solar Challenge kicked off on Sunday, but in a way not much has changed since then. Defending champions Nuon remain in the lead heading into the final day of racing, as adverse conditions appear to be doing the rest of the solar-powered field no favors...Continue Reading Gaps open up on home stretch of World Solar ChallengeCateg
Folding electric scooter are certainly not in short supply these days, but many – like the Transboard and GoTube – make users stand for that last mile journey from train station to work. The eScooter from Allocacoc (the folks behind 2014's PowerCube) is claimed to have riders rolling along from folded up to travel-ready in 3 seconds, and features a chunky bike seat and integrated shock absorb
When it comes to functional jewellery, we've already seen everything from fitness tracking earrings to bracelets that thwart attackers. Joseph Wang and colleagues at the University of California, San Diego, however, have created something that's a little different yet. They've made a ring that detects chemical and biological threats in the wearer's environment...Continue Reading High-tech rin
If you don't like lugging a bike lock around when cycling, then you might like Bisecu. It's permanently installed on the front wheel hub, and keeps that wheel from turning when the bike is left unattended. First announced this March, the 350-gram Bluetooth-enabled device is now the subject of a Kickstarter campaign...Continue Reading Bisecu automatic bike lock hits KickstarterCategory: Bicycl
The small living movement tends to be all about sacrifices and compromises – there's only so much that can be done with such limited space, after all. That said, those with the means to spend some extra money can look forward to improved amenities, high-end materials, and gadgets a-plenty in their tiny house. Join us as we take a look at the best new luxury tiny houses on the market. ..Contin
A year and a half after launching the Kindle Oasis as the thinnest and lightest (and most expensive) of its e-readers, Amazon is back with a follow-up. The 2017 model slims down even more while offering a bigger 7-inch screen, and adds bonus features like water resistance and audiobook support...Continue Reading Amazon's flagship Kindle Oasis is now bigger, cheaper, and waterproof tooCategory
In 1995, at a time when email was beginning to replace snail mail, Deutsche Bundespost was privatized, becoming Deutsche Post. Like most other privatized postal services in the world, the company faced an uncertain future, but the national institution is now the dominant freight and logistics company in the world, and is looking to cement its future by developing its own fleet of autonomous d
The chance to roll around town in a Porsche Cayman one day and a Boxster the next is just a dream for most. But even though a new subscription program to be piloted by the German automaker is certainly still intended for the well-heeled, it would chop a few zeroes off the cost of such a lavish lifestyle, at least in the short term...Continue Reading Porsche launches on-demand subscription ser
It turns out you don't need to dig around in the dirt to make new dinosaur discoveries: the back rooms of museums hold just as many secrets. Over the last few months, a plesiosaur fossil in the collection of a German museum was found to belong to a brand new species, and an Ichthyosaurus skeleton was found to be not only the largest known specimen, but also pregnant. Now, paleontologists have is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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