San Francisco’s BRD Motorcycles has begun taking deposits on the 2013 Red Shift range of off-road electric motorcycles. BRD claims the performance of the RedShift will be equal to or better than a top-end 250cc four-stroke race motorcycle, which is a lofty target. The most remarkable aspect is that it will sell both the US$15,500 SM supermoto and the US$15,000 MX motocrosser with a police kit for an additional US$2500 with stronger subframe to hold…"San Francisco’s BRD electric off-road Motorcycles"
During Nokia World 2011 in London, Nokia has announced its first Windows Phone 7-based smartphones in the form of the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710, both featuring 3.7-inch touchscreen displays and 1.4GHz single-core Qualcomm CPUs. Nokia World is the company’s annual event, where new devices, software solutions and the company’s objectives are unveiled. Held October 26-27 in London, this year’s event is particularly significant, due to the release of the first Nokia Windows-based smartphones, expected…"First Windows-Based Phones of Nokia: Lumia 800 and Lumia 710"
When Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S on October 4, Siri was seen as the new iDevice’s biggest selling point and a major carrot to encourage iPhone 4 owners to upgrade. Although Siri originally appeared in the App Store in early 2010 before being acquired by Apple, the assumption was that the new version integrated into iOS 5 relied on the faster processor found in the iPhone 4S for Siri to work her voice recognition magic.…"MOBILE TECHNOLOGY:WORK ON i PHONE 4 AND i POD TOUCH 4G"
While Solid State Drives (SSDs) are seen as the way of the future for computer data storage and their prices have started to come down as their capacities increase, they still can’t compete with traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) in terms of bang for your buck. Now a team of researchers from Singapore has moved the goalposts yet again and shown traditional HDDs still have some life in them by developing a process that can…"TECHNOLOGY:INCREASE DATA STORAGE DENSITY OF HARD DISK DRIVE"