McLaren has delivered a convertible sibling for its MP4-12C supercar. Aside from a unique retractable hard top (RHT) folding roof that can be operated at speeds of up to 30 km/h (19 mph), the new 12C Spider is pretty much identical to the 12C, with the same carbon “MonoCell” chassis and upgraded 616 bhp (625 PS) engine announced for the MP4-12C last month.The addition of the convertible roof system adds an extra 40 kg (88…"McLaren’s new 12C Spider features a retractable hard top (RHT) folding roof"
With sprinting events at the elite level decided by fractions of a second, athletes are always on the lookout for anything that can provide even the smallest advantage over their rivals. We recently looked at Nike’s Pro TurboSpeed suit that is claimed to cut down a runner’s wind resistance by using golf ball-like dimples, but footwear plays an equally, if not more, important role in an athlete’s performance. Now French engineer and designer Luc Fusaro…"The prototype athlete-specific sprint shoe created by Luc Fusaro using 3D printing technology"
There have been rise in the mobile SIM cloning throughout the world. BSNL has warned about receiving calls from numbers starting from +92, #90 or #09. Next time if you receive a missed call from these numbers, don’t try to call back as your SIM may be cloned by SIM cloning rackets.It is estimated that about one lakh people in India alone have fallen prey to this scam of SIM cloning. Scams such as SIM…"BSNL has warned about receiving calls from numbers starting from +92, #90 or #09"
Microsoft is on innovation spree these days. It has started pushing out new start screens for mobile as well as desktop, it has taken over Yammer enterprise social network for 1.2 billion dollars. Microsoft has shown that it will not stop its growth path.Continuing with the growth path, Microsoft is designing keypad for mobiles that is curved in shape. The curve nature of the keypad would allow typing from single hand only instead of two.…"A Curved Keypad For Typing, Designed by Microsoft"
Fans of personal, futuristic eco cars have something to get eggcited about with the arrival of Eggasus, which is slated for a northern hemisphere autumn launch in the U.S. The designers are currently taking orders of the cute, no-emissions vehicle, which recently made the finalist list of the Sierra Nevada Innovation Challenge.Eggasus is designed for one passenger only, making it more suitable for urban transportation than long-distance travel. The driver is protected from the elements…"The Eggasus is a three-wheeled electric vehicle fitted with an electric hub motor."
Tata Docomo which is the company behind Tata Photon Plus, announced a steep 60 percent reduction in tariff plans for both the pre paid as well as post paid users.Tata Docomo is one of the leading GSM service operators in the country that provides wireless internet service by the brand name of Tata Photon Plus. The rates has been reduced by the company due to high competition between the companies to capture the market. According…"Tata Docomo is one of the leading GSM service operators in the country that provides wireless internet service"
With two tablet/e-reader producers – Amazon and Barnes and Noble – unleashing comparable products in the market, it is becoming increasingly difficult for budget shoppers to make a choice. Of course, it becomes easier if you have previously owned the Apple product, or the Nook Color; your loyalties would then most probably dictate your choice – but for first-time owners, the decision about which product to buy can become difficult. Let’s take a head-to-head look…"Barnes and Noble’s Nook Tablet :Amazon and Barnes and Noble – unleashing comparable products in the market"
Tuscany is a 800 year old village. It is 22 miles to the east of Florence. Its height is 2,850 feet above sea level. When you purchase the city, you will have full rights on the existing buildings and the right to build more buildings. Carlo Magni, who is actually arranging for the sale said, “It’s a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own your very own Tuscan hamlet — and the price is a complete bargain”.…"800 year old village Tuscany"
Since bringing news of the release of a limited supply of evaluation Ringbow prototypes in April last year, quite a few changes have been made to get the “touchscreen gaming accessory” ready for production. Developers Efrat Barit and Saar Shai have enhanced the directional pad on the outside of the device and narrowed down its main user base to mobile gamers, where the extra control would doubtless be most welcome. It’s also moved beyond its…"Efrat Barit and Saar Shai have announced that the Ringbow is about to enter its first production run"
While this week the web is full of talk about Microsoft’s Surface tablet, it’s less well known that that Microsoft originally used the name “Surface” for a prototype multitouch table. Commonly used in public settings such as museums, these tables have been brought to market in recent years by developers like New Mexico-based Ideum, which is now releasing its fourth-generation multitouch tableIdeum’s two new offerings – the Pro and the Platform – are are both…"Ideum’s Platform multitouch table has scratch-resistant glass"