Friday, October 31, 2014

New Gadget ThatTracks Your Baggage When Travelling

Lost luggage. If you travel with any frequency, chances are, you’ve had an airline (or a train, or bus) lose your bags at least once. If not you, you probably know someone who has experienced this stress.

Big Features on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple unveiled two new flagship iPhones: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. As we’d seen in leaked images over the last few months before the release, the iPhone 6 sports a new 4.7-inch Retina HD display, has its sleep / wake button moved to the right spine, and a camera lens that protrudes from the back.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A Car Made in Kenya and it's called the Möbius II

Mobius II! sounds like a soon to be released sci-fi movie but it also reflects a new chapter in the industrial world of east africa. This is the first edition car that Kenya has produced for mass market since the second president of the country had tried to invent a car after his name

The majority of roads in rural and peri-urban areas of sub-saharan Africa are degraded. Roads are often cracked and riddled with potholes. Rural roads in particular are invariably uneven, sandy/rocky tracks; making transportation difficult and ultimately restricting mobility.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Good News For Coffee Lovers

While there's something to be said -- a lot to be said, really -- for cowboy coffee, a fine espresso is a wonder unto itself. And Minipresso looks like it's the solution to espresso on the go that we never knew we needed: compact like a vacuum flask, yet able to deliver a freshly made, hot cup of joe.

credit card that can hold all your cards

Just under a year ago, Coin was announced: a card shaped just like a normal credit card, but with a big difference. Users, the eponymous company promised, would be able to load all of the bank and loyalty cards on to Coin, swapping them with the press of a discreet button, then swiping the card through a magnetic reader.

It sounds very convenient, if a little behind the times in terms of technology in days when chip, PIN and NFC are on the rise. More so because the product, which costs customers $50, was delayed: it was due out by the end of August 2014, but the launch has been postponed until 2015.

Monday, July 14, 2014

With Hoverball, you’d be better at footie than Ronaldo

Here’s one ball you won’t have trouble playing keepy-uppy with – because it can fly. HoverBall’s unusual talent comes courtesy of a 90mm-wide quadcopter inside, which enables it to fly for up to five minutes at a time.

This US$75,000 Mercier-Jones Supercraft would make Batman proud

Is that a car? A boat? 
Neither; this is the Mercier-Jones Supercraft, a hovercraft for multi-millionaires that’s inspired by supercars like the Bugatti Veyron. But unlike a supercar, you can drive it across a lake.