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Chrysler Portal: Semi-autonomous concept minivan to debut at CES 2017

Chrysler Portal Concept electric vehicle

Do you believe minivans carry the same old traditional aura of being boring and not so happening? Well, Fiat/Chrysler wants to change that image with its concept minivan which is all set to make a debut at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. To top it off the vehicle is all-electric and self-driving too. The company has named it ‘Portal’ going with the futuristic theme, and its overall design and look fully suggests that. The door of the minivan opens and closes like an elevator perfect for millennials.
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Portal is a wearable smartphone with a flexible display

Portal is a wearable smartphone with a flexible display

Portal wearable smartphone with a flexible display

Wearable gadgets are trending like anything and there are numerous examples of intuitive wearable technology applications that are all set to revolutionize the gadget market. Portal by Arubixs is one flexible wearable smartphone that will remind of all the sci-fi movies with the fancy electronics fit for altering the climax. Deemed as flexible, shatterproof, waterproof (up to 10 meters) and made from the new age electronic components, this wearable smartphone is on a mission to eliminate all the anomalies with current day smartphones and mobile devices. This new age wearable phone made from resistive Kevlar material is targeted for geeks, professionals and active individuals who like to flaunt their gadgets like a piece of jewelry, and for good reasons too.
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Your chance to win life-size Portal gun replica and other goodies

Valve Portal FPS (first person shooter) is one of the most popular game that rocked the scene with its unique gameplay and spatial brain teasing elements. And who can forget the Portal gun featured in this epic FPS adventure. Since the popularity of Portal gun is so overwhelming, crazy DIY’ers have made their own version of Portal guns like the Portal gun made from wood and the Portal Pumpkin DIY. So if you ever wondered you could make a better Portal Gun replica design and then get it made in real from the experts themselves, then this is a one-off chance! PrintExpress and Valve has teamed together to host a competition to give away a full-sized replica Portal Gun along with the piece of art professionally printed along with other goodies to the runners-up too. The runners-up prize will include miniature Portal device, sentry turrets, core plush toys, Valve lanyards and even more!
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Portal Pumpkin DIY for this geeky Halloween

Halloween is nearing fast and we’ll surely be seeing some interesting props and geeky stuff around. This Portal Pumpkin is surely going to amaze on-lookers as it guards Neil Fraser’s front door who build this prop from a huge pumpkin. Standing on three legs this high tech pumpkin turns on its turret able to turn left or right and up or down with ease. Just as a real Portal this one has gun mounts on each side which are actuated by a small motor, system of gears and cams. According to Neil it wasn’t easy to setup all the electronic bits and mechanical gear inside a slimy slippery pumpkin but he managed to do it with attention to detail all the time he was building it.
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Portal 2 Gun made from wood and metal fit for Victorian Era

The Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device (known more commonly as Portal Gun) which was an experimental device for creating link between two portals debuted back in 1950s era and ever since then has been popular with geeks. Portal gun has had many remakes, replicas and altered versions but this one is all different from the usual league. Created by sculptor Duncan Shirah, the Portal Gun is made out of wood, metal and glass which lend it a very distinctive look that is unmatchable. In a way it seems to me like a toned down Steampunk wooden version of the Portal Gun which would have been fit for the Victorian era.
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