After a rather lackluster showing at this year’s E3, Nintendo took to the web to announce the newest model in its hand-held line up, the 3DS XL. Featuring 4.88 inch (12.4 cm) 3D display and improved battery life, the 3DS XL is set to launch around the globe Q3 2012. The 3DS XL is slated to launch a year and a half after the release of the original 3DS, and beyond the increase in screen…"The 3DS XL features screens 90 percent larger than the original 3DS"
Unitedly RIM and Porsche Design launched the luxurious smartphone BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 in India. The Canadian company RIM (Research In Motion) combined with the sports brand Porsche design to make this new phone. RIM is renowned for its business Playbook Tablet and smartphones. Finally this smartphone reached India, Earlier it was launched in many different countries.BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 is backed by a powerful hardware with 1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 SoC processor and with…"RIM and Porsche Design launched the luxurious smartphone BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 in India"
GM is looking at ways in which semi-autonomous driving technologies, which could be available in production vehicles by mid-decade, will influence driver behavior. Because the technologies set to be introduced in the coming years are designed to lighten the driver’s load in certain circumstances but aren’t advanced enough to let them “tune out” completely, GM is attempting to ascertain which technologies will help ensure the safety of vehicles with future autonomous systems. For the research,…"Jeremy Salinger, are studying driver behavior in semi-autonomous driving situations"
Ireland-based B9 Shipping has started work on a full-scale demonstration vessel as part of its goal to design the modern world’s first 100 percent fossil fuel-free cargo sailing ships. Unlike most conventional large cargo vessels, which are powered by bunker fuel, B9 Shipping’s cargo ship would employ a Dyna-rig sail propulsion system combined with an off-the-shelf Rolls-Royce engine powered by liquid biomethane derived from municipal waste. The company says all of the technologies that will…"B9 Shipping’s sailing cargo ships would feature a Dyna-rig sail system"
A 3D printer that pops out steaming hot burritos before your very eyes? That sounds like the plot of the next stoner movie turned cult hit. In this case, though, it’s actually the thesis project of an NYU masters student. And it’s fast becoming a reality.The first thing we learned about the Burrit0bot is that it needs to analyzed on several levels to be truly appreciated. As the thesis project of recent NYU Interactive Telecommunications…"3D printer that pops out steaming hot burritos before your very eyes?"
Here’s a novel take on the home residence: a block of eight apartments in Japan designed exclusively for the motorcyclist. The C-shaped block, named NE apartments, envelops a central courtyard, optimally shaped for the greatest apartment volume while providing a sufficient turning circle for motorbikes. At ground level are small garages, one per apartment, in which residents can lock up their motorcycles. Theses garages also serve as the entrances to each apartment, with stairs up…"Home residence: a block of eight apartments in Japan designed exclusively for the motorcyclist."
From the Jetsons to Back To The Future, hopping onto or into a personal flying vehicle has been on the engineering “To Do” list for a good many years. We’ve seen a number of noteworthy attempts at defying gravity and taking to the skies here at Gizmag (many of which are featured in this roundup from 2010) and now another possible addition to that growing collection has landed on our desk. Known simply as the…"Czech companies has designed a flying bicycle with six propellers for lift and stability"
People just love their iPhones … sometimes to the point where they don’t want to stop using them when they enter the water. That’s why the driSuit Endurance was invented. It’s a water- and shockproof case for the iPhone 4 and 4S, that allows users to still take advantage of all of the phone’s touchscreen controls – even when underwater.Needless to say, there are tons of rugged and/or waterproof smartphone cases already on the market.…"The driSuit Endurance smartphone case allows people to access all of their iPhone’s touchscreen controls while underwater"
The Ultraportable MacBook Air instead of getting a downfall coz of the announcement at WWDC 2012 about MacBook Pro with its retina display, is at the top of the ultraportable range. The MacBook Air which is Windows powered ultrabook is a favourite proven design with a set of processors made up of Intel’s Ivy Bridge chips & also with a refresh to the spec sheet.MacBook Air 13″ – Design:- There is nothing to discriminate the…"13” MacBook Air includes a 3.0 USB & a second USB of 3.0"
It might not be as big as the 152-inch plasma TV Panasonic has been parading around, but Sharp is claiming the title of the world’s biggest LED TV with the launch of the 90-inch AQUOS LC-90LE745U. Measuring nearly four feet (1.2 m) tall and six feet (1.8 m) across, you’ll need a fair chunk of free space to place this monster. Unfortunately, with a retail price of US$10,999.99, you’ll also need some pretty deep pockets.Despite…"Sharp’s AQUOS LC-90LE745U is the world’s largest LED TV with a 90-inch screen size"