Thursday, June 2, 2011
sbyke: the BMX, scooter and skateboard mash-up: "Although a good while ago now, I still remember the bruising, the aches, and the shame of attempting (and mostly failing) all the latest tricks for skateboard or BMX. Others have faired much better, and the sports have continued to grow in popularity."
New earphone technology could be the answer to 'listener fatigue': "It's no big secret that wearing in-ear devices, such as stereo earphones or hearing aids, can cause the ears to hurt over time. According to the engineers at Colorado's Asius Technologies, however, this isn't due simply to a poor fit or high volume levels."
New ATM with integrated video conferencing lets customers talk live with a remote teller: "Since their introduction in the 1960's, automated teller machines (ATMs) have provided bank customers with a convenient way to access their cash 24 hours a day seven days a week without having to wait until banking hours and queue to see a teller. Now the world's biggest ATM provider is putting the 'teller' back in the automated teller machine with the unveiling of an ATM with integrated two-way video conferencing that lets users talk live with a remote teller."
Posted by steve at 12:26 PM
World’s first 100 watt equivalent LED replacement bulb: "Currently the brightest options for those looking to ditch their incandescent light bulbs in favor of the longer life and more energy efficient LED variety are those equivalent to 60 watt incandescent bulbs, such as the GeoBulb II."
Posted by steve at 12:25 PM
McLaren’s MP4-12C: Surprisingly close to something-for-everyone: "McLaren's MP4-12C is out and the company is pleased by a worldwide order book of 1700-plus units. It's a remarkable car in many ways, not least for being the first tilt at genuine populism from the only brand that matches or exceeds Ferrari for Formula One-derived brand cachet."
Posted by steve at 12:24 PM