Friday, August 26, 2011
Porsche completely redesigns the 911 Carrera: The iconic, brand-defining Porsche 911 Carrera has once again been redesigned, and the latest incarnation will be seen for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show. It's lighter, more economical, more powerful, cleaner and orders are being taken from September 1
Posted by steve at 6:56 PM
In-shoe device harvests energy created by walking: Although you may not be using a Get Smart-style shoe phone anytime soon, it is possible that your mobile phone may end up receiving its power from your shoes. University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering researchers Tom Krupenkin and J. Ashley Taylor have developed an in-shoe system that harvests the energy generated by walking.
Posted by steve at 6:53 PM
Sony rolls out new NEX-VG20 interchangeable lens camcorder: Sony has taken the wraps off the NEX-VG20, a consumer HD interchangeable lens camcorder that follows the world's first consumer-oriented HD camcorder with an interchangeable lens system, the NEX-VG10.
Posted by steve at 6:51 PM
Solid-state capacitor said to combine best qualities of batteries and capacitors: Capacitors are able to charge and discharge more quickly than batteries, and can do so hundreds of thousands of times. Batteries, on the other hand, are able to store more energy than capacitors.
Posted by steve at 6:49 PM
International team discovers planet made of diamond: A girl's best friend may have just gotten a whole lot bigger with the news that an international research team has discovered a small planet they think may be made of diamond.
Posted by steve at 6:34 PM