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Jetovator and Devin Super Tramp recreate Star Wars speeder-bikes scene for real

Star wars Speeder bikes
Jetovator,  a company that manufactures water-jet-skies, along with YouTube celeb Devin Super Tramp re-created the speeder-bike chase scene from the Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in real-life. The skies were heavily modified to give them appearance of the bikes featured in the movie.  The crew also tweaked some dirt-bike helmets for the pilots. Instead of jungle, the scene was shot over a water body. The team added special effects.   Everything worked perfectly. You should definitely watch the results in the following video: Read More…

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run: Must-have arcade game for your iPhone 7

Nintendo Super Mario Run

Alright, so it’s almost less than a week before your have the official Nintendo Super Mario Run game on your iPhone. The iOS app will launch on 15 December 2016, and already there is hype over this arcade running adventure game. Since, Mario has been the popular game of the 90s, the nostalgic feeling of playing it on your mobile device is making everyone go wild.
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RokBlok – World’s smallest vinyl record player with wireless speakers

RokBlok Record Player 2

San Francisco-based concept company Pink Donut is offering RokBlok to backers on Kickstarter, which the maker claims to be the world’s smallest wireless vinyl record player. It can play records anywhere on almost any surface that can hold a vinyl record because it plays records by lightly riding on top of them instead of working like traditional gramophone. That means, it doesn’t need a specific surface to hold a record and it can be carried in pocket. In brief, it’s a small box that plays records when placed over the records and connects wirelessly to bluetooth speakers or headphones.  It’ll work anywhere within a range of 30 feet. Read More…

Perovskite Solar Cell achieves world efficiency record, Researchers hope to hit 26% soon   

Pervoskite Solar Cell efficiency record

Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics (ACAP) has announced that its team at UNSW achieved a breakthrough in procuring highest efficiency rating with the largest perovskite solar cell.  As compared to traditional silicon solar cells, Perovskite  solar cells are flexible, cheaper, easier to produce and make, and can even be sprayed on surfaces.  The team recorded 12.1 percent efficiency rate with a 16 centimeter square Perovskite  solar cell, which is 10 times bigger than the current certified high-efficiency perovskite solar cell.  The achievement was also confirmed by the international testing centre Newport Corp, in Bozeman, Montana.    Read More…

British researchers developing super-efficient battery of the future

Battery charging

Time has come when battery power is going to be one of your basic need, owing to the amount of time we spend with our gadgets. The craving to develop a battery source which lasts longer and requires far less time to charge is paramount. Researchers around the globe have been trying desperately to find that magic material which makes current battery charging methods look trivial.
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Emerging tech-savvy trends in online gambling and bingo industry

Online casino gaming

An increasingly connected and mobile world has seen almost every aspect of our lives move to online based platforms, including the way we consume entertainment such as music, movies and gaming. One particular sector of online gaming that has grown exponentially in recent years is the online gambling and bingo industry. This is mainly due to the fact that gambling and bingo companies have been quick to adapt their services to the needs of the consumers and the technology they use. This has seen a huge rise in the popularity of online gambling games, so it’s time to take a look at three future trends that will impact this industry.
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Reason behind iPhone 6s battery issue finally revealed by Apple

Apple iPhone 6s battery issue

Lately, Apple has had a rough time with its iPhone 6s models which are prone to mysterious shut downs. This was presumed to be a battery issue and Apple owed an explanation. The Cupertino giant however subdued the issue with recall of handsets facing this problem. Now, the company has finally revealed what the issue actually is. But strangely they have only revealed it the users in China.
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Official Star Wars drones (crafts) can fly and shoot laser cannons for real

star wars drone

Next generation of toys is apparently revolutionized by advent of drone technologies.  The dreams of children obsessed with Star Wars icons have come true. Toy drone maker Propel has joined Lucasfilm for manufacturing of official quadcopter versions of Starfighters and other crafts like Tie Fighter, X-Wing Starfighters, Speeder Bike etc.  Along with serving the purpose of being memorabilia, these drones are meant to recreate Star Wars dog fights indoor.  These Starfighters can fly, hover, and shoot green and red colored lasers. Included sensors can detect hits taken by a craft and switch to crash mode. It sounds awesome, right? Read More…

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