VW turned up to Pike’s Peak this year and broke the course record with their I.D. R EV. Prior to the race, the automaker challenged Mark Rober and William Osman to collect a little extra energy for their their supercar. We like to think the citrus power made the difference.
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For a recent DARPA tech demo, CMU National Robotics Engineering Center developed wheels which can transform back and forth between round and triangular shapes instantly, with tank-like grip on soft surfaces in track mode, and a more conventional ride in wheel mode.
Bivy’s Bivystick links your phone to over 60 satellites, so you can send SMS, SOS messages and your location from anywhere in the world. It uses a convenient and easy to track credit-based data plan. It also lets you track your journey and see weather forecasts.
Ten One Design’s Stella is a power cord for laptops and iOS devices that has a light that automatically turns on when it’s near a power outlet, making it easier to plug in in the dark. There are models for MacBook chargers and two- and three-prong Windows laptop chargers.
Ivory & Horn already have an official Dick Tracy replica wristwatch. But they’re also working on an improved version that actually works as a two-way speakerphone. It connects to smartphones via Bluetooth. It’s also water-resistant to 3atm. Only 1,000 units will be sold.
The Linedock is an external battery and USB-C hub that’s sized to fit under latest MacBooks and MacBook Pros. It also has optional 256GB or 1TB SSD storage. It has a 20,000mAh battery as well as 3 USB-C ports, 3 USB-A ports, SD card slot, HDMI and Mini DisplayPort.
An upcoming retro console that plays PSX, SEGA CD, TurboGrafx-CD and other disc-based classic games by default. But you can also purchase modules that work with cartridges and controllers from the NES, SNES and more. It will cost $249, while modules will go for $59.
A unique modern timepiece inspired by the dot-matrix sign boards that appear on train platforms around Tokyo. It features a backlit LCD panel which displays the time and simulated train arrival information. Choose from Shinjuku, Fujisawa, or Machida stations.
If you’re looking for a feature-packed soundbar that won’t break the bank, check out the new Yamaha YAS-108. It has Dolby Virtual:X virtual surround sound, a mode that boosts voices for clear dialogue and two built-in subwoofers. Has analog, optical, HDMI and Bluetooth inputs.
The evil computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey has been miniaturized and is ready to do your bidding. This 32GB USB 3.0 drive naturally has a red eye that lights up when it’s plugged in. It also comes with computer screen screensavers from the movie. Limited to 1,000 pieces.
Build your skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, InDesign, After Effects and more with this series of online lessons designed to help beginners advance to the next level using Adobe’s ubiquitous and useful suite of tools for digital artists. Save 95% in The Awesomer Shop.
We recently got behind the wheel of the Jaguar’s first ever pure electric vehicle on-road, off-road, and on-track in Portugal. The 394 hp, 240 mile-range crossover offers style, comfort, speed, and dynamic handling like no other EV. Read our in-depth review on 95octane.
The new Nomad Battery Cable has a built-in 2800mAh battery, enough to charge an iPhone to full. When plugged in, the Lightning cable will first charge your phone before charging its battery. The cable is wrapped in durable nylon while the battery has an aluminum housing.