Peugeot Worked With Beneteau Boats To Put i-Cockpit Into Boats

You know Peugeot is dead serious about pushing its i-Cockpit to the auto industry when it decided to stick their hands into designing cockpits for sea-faring vessel too. In an announcement made late last year, the French automaker unveiled the Sea Drive Concept in collaboration with French boat maker Beneteau Boats. Designed and built by Peugeot Design Lab, the Sea Drive Concept is a functional demonstrator that leverages on Peugeot i-Cockpit which fuses Beneteau’s Ship Control technology to result what the company said to be “the boating industry’s future steering station” and “the future of powerboating.” Well, what can I said? It does look damn futuristic! Continue reading Peugeot Worked With Beneteau Boats To Put i-Cockpit Into Boats

Furrion Prosthesis Exo-bionic Mech Shows MegaBots How Mech Is Done

Being a sucker for all-thing mecha, it is only natural that I got all dizzy about the world’s first mech robot battle, but as thrilled as I was, those mecha, be it MegaBots or Kurata, are short of being “real mecha” because, rightly, mecha should pound the ground, not rolls on tracks or wheels. A mecha should be like Hankook Mirae Technology’s Method-2, or China’s giant monkey robot. In other words, they should have lower limbs. Not all hopes are lost, though. The world of giant-ass robots is progressing, starting with the aforementioned and now, we heard, there is another and it is called Furrion Prosthesis Exo-bionic Racing Mech. Continue reading Furrion Prosthesis Exo-bionic Mech Shows MegaBots How Mech Is Done

This Classy Outdoor Canopy Aims To Provide Free Electricity To Your Home

You have a yard (back or front) and you need a shade for the outdoor, so why not leverage on it (the shade) to create free electricity for your home? Sure, you can cover your entire roof with Tesla Solar Roof, but the initial cost of investment is not for everyone. So, before you have save enough for that to happen, there’s the Renewz iSun Oasis Solar Panel-equipped Canopy that will harness the power of the sun and turns it into energy you can use in your home. Needless to say, when you do that, you will be slashing your carbon footprint, as well as energy bills. Continue reading This Classy Outdoor Canopy Aims To Provide Free Electricity To Your Home

This Mono Color Micro-sized Jigsaw Puzzle Set Will Drive You Up The Walls

So, you think you are the master of jigsaw puzzles? Well, good for you, but if you ask me, you can’t call yourself the ‘master’ until you have tried your hands on the Beverly Micro Hell Jigsaw Puzzle. From Japanese puzzle maker Beverly, this jigsaw puzzle is appropriately filed under a category called “Hell Puzzle.” Why? Because, with micro puzzle pieces and only in one solid color, it is definitely going make putting it together a living hell. Good news for those who have the unique ability of recognizing minor differences in shapes; not so good news for those who are good at discerning minuscule image differences because, there isn’t any to work with. Continue reading This Mono Color Micro-sized Jigsaw Puzzle Set Will Drive You Up The Walls

Meet A New Kind Of Hammock That Folds Down To A Functional Backpack

Have you ever walk into a woods and suddenly felt like it was a good place to rest, but you are without a tent or hammock? OK. To be fair, under normal circumstances, you probably won’t have this sudden urge to camp, or even be in a woods so unprepared. But assuming that you do, then you will be glad that you have the Nomad Hammock on your back. Inspired by the art of origami, Nomad Hammock is actually a hammock cleverly conceived to be folded to become a backpack capable of swallowing more than a handful of everyday items. Continue reading Meet A New Kind Of Hammock That Folds Down To A Functional Backpack

A Pressure Sensitive, Battery-free Smart Pen That Won’t Break The Bank

Here’s a stylus, AKA smart pen, called SonarPen for your tablet that’s kind of interesting. Why? Well, maybe it is super affordable? Or perhaps, it is battery-free while still offering users pressure sensitivity required for doing digital art? Yup. It sure has all those and it cost a modest 195… Hong Kong dollars which works out to be just US$25. You’d be hard pressed to find a stylus with pressure sensitivity at this price point. Price aside, I think the best part is, it is battery-free. Most people have enough to charge, so it is nice not to add another need-to-charge gadget in our life. Continue reading A Pressure Sensitive, Battery-free Smart Pen That Won’t Break The Bank

Intel Is Making Smart Glasses That Won’t Make You Look Like A Cyborg

If your idea of future is something like The Island, then perhaps uniformed fashion and geeky looking smart glasses are OK. The truth is, wearing a high-tech looking glasses is not in sync with many’s fashion sense and it also make others around feel uncomfortable for the facts that you may not be listening to them, or you may be secret filming them. Perhaps that is why smart glasses did not really take off despite the technology is there to mass produce them for consumers. However, that may change with Intel Vaunt Smart Glasses. With Vaunt, Intel has finally wiped the dreadful high-tech look off smart glasses and present to us, a really normal looking glasses. Continue reading Intel Is Making Smart Glasses That Won’t Make You Look Like A Cyborg

This DIY NERF Rival Minigun Spits Out Foam Balls At 20 Rounds/Sec!

Lets face it. However you try to up the firepower of your NERF guns, nothing will ever beat the barrage of Rival foam balls like a minigun does. Mini, what? Yes. You freaking heard that loud and clear. A NERF minigun. Obviously, Hasbro did not and probably will never roll out a NERF version Gatling gun, but someone actually did and that one person is YouTuber Captain Xavier. With the help of a few YouTubers, Captain Xavier has DIY-ed a NERF Rival Minigun that looks as good as it functions. Yes. It is totally functional, which makes it an awesome cosplay accessory too, as showcased by the man himself. Man, the getup is absolutely stunning. Continue reading This DIY NERF Rival Minigun Spits Out Foam Balls At 20 Rounds/Sec!

BMW Marks 30 Years Of M Convertible With Limited BMW M4 Edition Model

BMW introduced its first open-top high-performance automobile, the BMW M3 Convertible, 30 years ago in 1988. This company’s first was destined to thrill with an everyday, luxury sports car that was blessed with racetrack-proven engine and suspension. Today, BMW marks this 30 years with a special model, the 2018 BMW M4 Convertible Edition 30 Jahre. Limited to just 300 units, the 2018 BMW M4 Convertible Edition 30 Jahre brings to the table with M Competition Package that sees the 3.0L M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder motor massaged to produce 450 horses – nearly 20 more HP over the standard variety. Continue reading BMW Marks 30 Years Of M Convertible With Limited BMW M4 Edition Model

Now Dear Kitty And Fido Can Also Rest Inside The Most Dangerous Space Station In The Galaxy

In movies, bad guys always get the cool stuff. In real life, pets seem to be getting all the cool stuff. Case-in-point: The Star Wars Death Star Pet Cave. OK. Perhaps, the “pets seem to be getting all the cool stuff” may not be applicable in this instance since we, humans, already have the Death Star Dome Tent to content with. Still, even with the tent, it is nothing like the Moon-sized, planets annihilating space station. So, yeah, pets do get some really cool stuff. It seems like the only responsibility of grown ups is to buy cool things for other people, or in this case, pets. Continue reading Now Dear Kitty And Fido Can Also Rest Inside The Most Dangerous Space Station In The Galaxy

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