iPhone 7 to release on September 16, here’s what to expect

iPhone-7

Finally, there is a release date for the much-awaited Apple iPhone 7 – it is Friday, September 16. This is when the new iPhone is set to hit shelves. The information comes via reputed Apple leaker Evan Blass. Nothing is officially known through Apple yet. According to a tweet by Blass iPhone 2016 release is scheduled for the week of September 12. Initially, there was confusion whether a week of September 12 was the release date or the date of Apple’s launch event, which was later clarified by Blass through a tweet. Read More…

Teenager develops world’s fastest consumer drone

Teal Drone

The world’s fastest drone is just around the corner, and no it’s not a DJI drone. 18-year-old George Matus, who has always been fascinated by flying things is one step closer to releasing his production version of an intelligent drone. He has launched Teal, a drone for beginners which is claimed to be smarter than any drone currently available in the market. And it is twice as fast as the DJI Phantom 4 drone. Teal has a top speed of 85 mph, and it can be deemed as the sportscar of drone world. Just like any other drone, it has standard functions like barrel-rolling, flipping, camera stabilization and recording in 4K quality.
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3D printed Pokémon Go iPhone case lets you toss Pokéball dead straight

Pokémon Go iphone case-1

There isn’t much you can do when you’ve found a Pokémon than to battle it and catch it by flicking that Pokéball at it. Chances are you’re pretty good at ball flicking, but if you’re struggling, a Pokémon Go fan and industrial design student in Australia, Jon Cleaver has created an iPhone case to help you perfect the art of ball flicking. The creative case guides your finger to launch the Pokéball dead straight at the Pokémon ensuring you gain experience points every time in the first go itself. Read More…

Behold the first F1-style road legal car made from graphene

graphene car BAC Mono

A Liverpool based company Briggs Automotive Company has developed what is billed as the world’s first car with a body made of graphene. The car named BAC Mono was recently unveiled in the National Graphene Institute in Manchester at Europe’s biggest science festivals, the Science in the City festival. The car has been made to show the future of graphene as new manufacturing material, largely because of its strength, which is 200 times stronger than steel. Read More…

Pen-like Thermos thermometer takes temperature with swipe across the forehead

Thermo thermometer

Thermometers that use noninvasive methods to take temperature can be found dime a dozen, but there are none like the Thremo released by health technology company Withings. The new thermometer simply needs to be scanned across the forehead to take temperature – it’s easy, quick and least uncomfortable. Thermo can take reading from up to a centimeter from the skin, so you can check your baby’s temperature even without touching her. Read More…

Modobag – a motorized suitcase that can go at 8 mph

Modobag – a motorized suitcase-3

Fitting motors to suitcases is the new craze. There have been so many examples of motorized luggage we’ve seen. First, a suitcase cum electric scooter by He Liangchai, and then an intelligent Segway-styled rideable Olive suitcase. To enhance the skill and make zipping through the airport more fun and speedy, Kevin O’Donnell and team have developed their own version – Modobag, a rideable carry-on for everyone who wished they could ride the bag through the airport because walking with it was really hard. Read More…

Anti-paparazzi scarf protects wearer’s privacy

The Ishu anti-paparazzi scarf

As celebs look for ways to cover their faces just to avoid those unwanted flashes tormenting their personal space, anti-paparazzi clothing is so much in demand. Taking it as a challenge, Dutch designer Saif Siddiqui has created Ishu – a scarf made from reflective material, which can deflect light from flash of a camera in a way that it hides everything behind it.   Read More…

Golf cart Jetpack will let golfers fly across the course

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Pro golfer Bubba Watson is known for stretching the boundaries of golf. Not just by making records on the course, but by ideating transportation ways for golfers. After the Golf Cart Hovercraft, Bubba launched in collaboration with Oakley, two-time Masters Champion has teamed with Oakley and Martin Aircraft (makers of Martin Jetpack) to develop the world’s first Golf Cart Jetpack. The new jetpack will enable golfers to literally fly over the golf course after each shot they play. Read More…

Five takeaways from Elon Musk’s masterplan for Tesla

Elon Musk is heart bent at accelerating the advent of sustainable energy. How truly from the heart, and how much driven by financial motive; that remains a distant story, but for now he seems to have bag full of ideas for the near green future. The Chief Executive at Tesla has published part two of his self-titled masterplan for the automotive and electric storage company. Read More…

‘Purps’ the penguin gets 3D printed boot for her injured foot

Purps penguin gets 3D printed foot

Penguins are lovable and they just make a place in everyone’s heart for their cuteness. An endangered African penguin named Yellow Purple (a.k.a Purps) damaged her ankle flexor tendon after a fight with another penguin about five years ago, leaving the poor bird unable to walk properly. Although veterinarians at Mystic Aquarium created a boot for Purps using moldable plastic, but it was a bit cumbersome and uncomfortable for the 23-year-old birdie. So, the aquarium staff got in touch with Mystic Middle School and technical experts from 3D Systems partner ACT Group decided to give Purps a better solution.
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