This looks downright dangerous! Lockheed Martin developed the Multiple Kill Vehicle-L (MKV-L) to hover and kill. It was put to the test on December 2nd at Edwards Air Force Base. During an engagement with the enemy, the MKV-L with its cargo of kill vehicles will maneuver into the threat complex to intercept all lethal targets, [...]
Intel is researching how to power devices in ways that are both more convenient and greener. They’re in the process of developing technology that can capture ambient sources of energy, such as sunlight, body heat, radiation from cell phone towers, and even the human energy expended to operate a hand-held device. Move that finger around, and you’re simultaneously [...]
By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] If you’ve been on the Internet for any time at all, you might remember something called “The Venice Project.” Essentially, the founders of Kazaa and Skype tried to come up with a way to bring television to the Internet in a peer-to-peer network that meshed with what the content providers [...]
By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] In a bit of a surprising (yet not so surprising) move, Apple may be releasing a more economical iPhone for sale in Walmarts around the country. This rumor comes from Kaufman Brothers, a technology market analyst group that believes a cheaper, lighter iPhone is “inevitable.” The specifics are, of course, [...]
We’ve posted this about two years ago while we were hosted at blogger.com, but since it just got updated with new data and visuals, we thought that it was worth sharing again. Shift Happens: Globalization and the Information Age is a video that shows how information evolves around the globe as time flies by.
In the following video presentation, General Motors’s VP of R&D, Larry Burns, previews cool next-gen car design: sleek, customizable (and computer-enhanced) vehicles that run clean on hydrogen — and pump energy back into the electrical grid when they’re idle.
Isn’t amazing how something as mundane and insignificant as a strobe light can create such a cool effect? Set this up in your company’s lobby area to wow visitors and potential business partners. Who knows? This may actually help you close that important deal that was so crucial to the survival of your company! [Via [...]
PC Pro reports that Fujitsu Siemens is offering a new program called Lifebook4Life, which allows customers to upgrade their Lifebook laptop every three years after purchase for free. Sound too good to be true? Well, there are a few restrictions: You must purchase an extended three-year warranty with each upgrade (price yet to be determined). [...]
Even if the Wiimote was revolutionary when it initially came out, it really can’t compare to the motion-sensing capabilities of Sixense’s new Truemotion 3D system. Check out the video — it’ll blow you away. Rather than using an accelerometer like the Wiimote, the Truemotion system uses a magnetic field to track both of your hands [...]
By Will Sullivan Contributing Writer, [GAS] The “Peapod,” by GEM (green eco mobility)—financed and designed by Chrysler—is pretty much a preposterous mashup of a Tesla Roadster and an AMC Pacer: zero-emissions electric vehicle meets mobile aquarium! As with the ill-fated Pacer of the ’70s, that vast expanse of glass looks terrific style-wise (well, I’m in [...]
By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] That’s right – yet another upgrade to the mighty JesusPhone. Why do we report on this stuff? Because people want to know, that’s why! iPhone users received an email today telling them to upgrade to firmware version 2.2. It’s been a little while since a major upgrade was made, [...]