Hyperloop One Vehicle Levitates In Full-scale Test, Made Major Milestone

Hyperloop One has made another major milestone since the first propulsion open-air test. The Hyperloop One test vehicle, or more correctly, a sled, hurled down the near-vacuum test track and levitated by the virtue of magnetic levitation for a good 3 seconds before coming to a halt on its own. The first full scale system …

Mag-Lev Comes To Turntable, Has Platter That Floats As It Playbacks

It seems to us that one of the latest fad in the tech world is magnetic levitation. After trains, it seems like everything else is better when floating. First you have speakers, collectible figurines, cups and now, the seemingly impossible, turntable. Yep. You heard that right. Which also begs the question from vinyl enthusiasts: is …

This Floating Cloud Wireless Speaker Has No Thunder, Only Sweet Tunes

Remember Richard Clarkson’s Cloud Lamp from a few years ago? Also remember the ‘real’ Mattel hoverboard by Crealev? Well, the brilliant minds of the aforementioned individual and outfit have come together to create a “mid-size” floating cloud that not only hovers indoor, but also able to playback your favorite tunes and lights up, or should …

Elevate Your Charging With This Levitating Smartwatch Charger

If you find the charger that comes standard with your smartwatch is an insult to a piece of high-tech gadget, then this levitating charger is what you need. Why? Because it freaking levitates, that’s why. The brainchild of Levitating Works, Lift Levitating Smartwatch Charger comprises of two parts: a main charging unit and a wireless …

OvRcharge Charges Your Phone While It Is Suspended In The Air

Induction charging has yet to become a standard in smartphones, but already there are folks who want to take wireless charging a notch up. The OvRcharge Levitating Phone Charger is one such charging device. Using a special case, your phone will be suspended in the air as invisible electrical current travels through the air from …

‘Mattel’ Hoverboard Really Hovers But You Can’t Actually Ride It

Hoverboard is a reality now, well, kind of cos’ they are not what as depicted in the sci-fi movie Back to the Future. Most of them can’t work without special surfaces, except for a couple (or one, to be exact) and they certainly can’t go anywhere (again, except for one). So, your only hope for …

Goodyear Imagines Spherical Tires For Future Autonomous Cars

Seldom do we hear the word ‘concept’ and ‘tires’ being used together, except for a rare few occasions and this rare occasion happened during this year’s Geneva Motor Show when Goodyear reimagined tires entirely. The tire maker has envisioned that the tires of the future could be spherical with the car riding on them via …

Flyte Levitating Light Will Add Some Wizardry To Your Home

You don’t need to be a wizard to levitate lighted bulbs to make your home feel, well, more wizardry. All you need is grab the Flyte by Simon Morris and levitating light is just a touch away. It kind of saves you the trouble of attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry – if levitating …

The First Real Hoverboard is Getting an Improved and Streamlined Version

When Hendo Hoverboard was first introduced, the world was rousing with excitement, but its design leaves much to be desired. It was nothing like what Back to the Future II depicted. I hate to benchmark against a fantasy product, but that’s how we like our hoverboards to be, or at least a little more befitting …

The World’s First Maglev Train Toy Set Runs Up to an Equivalent of 500 Km/h

The Takara Tomy “Linear Liner” you see here is not your typical model trains. It is modelled after the new Maglev Shinkansen, aka the bullet train, that is currently under testing by Central Japan Railway (JR Central). The real train has in recent months broke its own 12-year-old speed record of 590 km/h, achieving over …