Saturday, April 30, 2011
Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 - a limited edition 500 bhp RSR racecar for the road: "There aren't many vehicles which can be guaranteed instant classics the moment they're announced, but the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 announced overnight, is one of them."
Posted by steve at 2:49 PM
ORIGIN PC EON17-S laptop claims highest mobile processor clock speed in the world: "Not too long ago, overclocking a processor to squeeze out every last drop of performance was the domain of relatively few dedicated hardware or gaming enthusiasts, but is now becoming more and more commonplace."
Posted by steve at 2:45 PM
GigaPan Time Machine lets users travel through time - in digital images: "For the past couple of years, people wishing to create ultra-high-resolution panoramic photographs have been able to do so, using their own digital camera and a GigaPan robotic tripod. The device slowly pans the camera back and forth across a user-determined vista, triggering it to take up to several hundred shots in the process."
Posted by steve at 2:41 PM
Namib Beetle inspires new 'fog harvesting' research: "For years, people living in high-altitude or coastal arid countries have been collecting drinking water by harvesting fog. More specifically, they've mounted pieces of fine netting over top of containers, left the setup overnight, then collected the fog droplets that got caught in the net and rolled down its fibers into the container."
Posted by steve at 2:40 PM
Study says 71% of European drivers need more air in their tires: "With the spotlight shining on of hybrid vehicles, kinetic energy recovery systems and stop start functionality, it's easy to forget that a very effective way to reduce fuel consumption and cut emissions is right in front of us – ai"
Posted by steve at 2:26 PM