Honda’s driverless car!

by Marc

Real life is fast catching up with the movies when it comes to automotive technology. Not only have Mercedes put night vision into the new S class (that’s another story) but Honda have launched a car that really can autopilot! The ’06 model Accord will offer the option of a new safety system: LKAS (Lane Keeping Auto Assist). LKAS is designed to handle the specific case of drivers falling asleep …

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Vehicle specific PC case

by Marc

Opus vehicle case

I always faniced putting a PC in the car but there are some basic electrical issues to be overcome, such as how to not fry the thing when you connect it to the car power system! Opus solutions have come up with the answer – a PC case specifically designed for vehicle installation. What’s so special? The thing that cought my eye is the power system. Designed for standard mini-ITX …

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Geek pushbike!

by Marc

Flight deck

There are those who enjoy cycling for it’s own sake. Those people who actually enjoy tweaking and upgrading their bikes the same way I would do with a PC. Then there are people like me. I’d cycle somewhere, possibly, given a clear day and lots of time but I don’t really want to give up the creature comforts. The “Smover” concept from Shimano is marketed at the latter group. What …

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Wheely Cool – KMX Carts

by Al

KMX Kart

These look fun, wheely wheely fun :D. BMX’s, roller blades and skateboards pale into insignificance in the fun stakes when compared to the new 3 wheeled KMX Karts. These ingenious designed carts will draw admiring looks where every they are seen, and once you learn how to do stunts like 360 degree spins everybody in the neighbourhood will want a go.

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Magellan RoadMate 700 Portable GPS (MG904)

by Anita


One of the coolest gadgets I have seen is a GPS. These are great for all those guys that hate to stop and ask for directions and try to use their male senses to find their way around. Now, they can even have a GPS system that is voice activated, turn by turn. The Magellan Roadmate 700 Portable GPS is easy and affordable to add excellent-quality, talking color GPS to …

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by Marc


Here’s something that deserves a mention. In the best tradition of gadgets it’s novel, cheap, was probably based on alien technology and actually serves a useful purpose! The marvel that is modern chemical engineering has managed to produce the Sticmatz ; a not-quite-rubber mat that will hold anything placed on it securely, at just about any angle, without leaving any residue when the item is removed. Great for holding the …

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