PC On the Go: Shuttle Car PC

March 18, 2007 by zac439 | 3 Comments

When you are on the go, you often wish you can take your desktop with you. Sure, you laptop will give you a few hours at best in battery life, but it doesn’t necessarily give you the power or options you need, that a desktop could provide. Enter the car PC. It is a personal […]

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Travel adapters by iGo everywhere

March 6, 2007 by davidallen | Leave a Comment

There are some really annoying things about traveling around like the time spent hanging around etc, but the worst thing is when one of your gadgets battery runs out or is so low that you have to switch it if just to save the battery in case you will need it in an emergency. Well […]

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South Koreans Have a New Battle Tank.

March 3, 2007 by Static | Leave a Comment

Do you remember the days when you had that little mini tank and a remote controller? You’d make it roam the grass, but when it hit a little puddle, the next thing you remember would be crying? Then, you’d wish that you actually had a real tank fully loaded with Magnums and AK-47s sticking out, […]

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Google Maps: Now with real-time traffic info

March 2, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Google Maps is now offering what it’s mobile version has been for a while: real-time traffic information. The simple color coded information is easily interpreted, red meaning stop-and-go and green giving you the all clear. [via Lifehacker] Incoming search terms:www gatger comGatger comgatgergat gergoogle mapswww gatgerwww gat ger com

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Sign: Do not follow Sat Nav

February 28, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

This is the first sign in the UK warning drivers not to follow their Sat Nav’s instructions. The village of Exton in Hampshire has had some negative experiences with wide vehicles driving through the village, sometimes only waking the inhabitants at night and sometimes damaging stuff along the way. “Brian Thorpe-Tracey, whose property borders the […]

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GPSPrevent: Prevent getting caught speeding

February 27, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

This is one of the gadgets I wouldn’t want to get caught with in some European countries: French company GPSPrevent has created this little GPS receiver that will warn you about upcoming speed traps: fixed radars and mobile speed cameras and it will display the speed limit. It will also warn you about danger areas, […]

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Alpine NVE-N872

February 23, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

At $1700 you really need to be a serious frequent driver to even consider getting one of these. The Alpine NVE-N872 is a large GPS satnav unit (best placed in your boot/trunk), which features Navteq maps for the US and Canada and has 9 million POI (points-of-interest) stored on it’s DVD.

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3DLabs: 3D Satnav

February 21, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

3DLabs showed the 3GSM audience in Barcelona what their product was capable of: 3D navigation. 3DLabs used TeleAtlas maps for the demonstration and both Navigadget and their source, French site Mobinaute, claim that a 3D model of Paris was used. Indeed, the user interface is in French, I am pretty sure that the pictures and […]

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Flux: Winner of Peugeot design competition

February 20, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

This is the winner of the Peugeot design competition: the model, called Flux, was designed by 20(!)-year old designer Mihai Panaitescu. It will now be built as a concept car and displayed at the 2007 Frankfurt Auto Show and rendered for a Xbox 360 game. Nice. [Autoblog]

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CeBit Preview: GPS HUD Speed Meter

February 19, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

The GPS HUD Speed Meter will be presented by GlobalTOP at this years CeBit. It is a GPS receiver that will project your speed and direction on your windscreen, effectively functioning as a head up display (explaining the HUD in the name). It will also offer Bluetooth, so you can use it with your PDA […]

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Mexican Airline: Rent-an-iPod

February 19, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

Volaris, a low-cost Mexican airline has started renting out iPods to travelers on their flights, charging 50 Pesos or roughly $5. By starting the service with a free one day introduction on February 8th, they beat other airlines looking into the idea, such as Continental Airlines , Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Currently the […]

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Fancy your own submarine

February 11, 2007 by davidallen | 1 Comment

We are not talking nuclear here, and it isn’t a U boat either, so what can it be? This boat is a submersible; you can go on the water and under the water in it, so yes it is a submarine. You have two choices here, a nine feet long single seater or the eleven […]

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Drivemocion: Show other drivers how you feel (about them)

February 9, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

This is the Drivemocion, a small battery powered gadget that will show other drivers how you feel, possibly about their driving. The Drivemocion, which is wirelessly controllable, shows up to five different emoticons and words: :-), :-(, Thanks, Back Off and Idiot. AU-My, the company selling the Drivemocion, has made use of Youtube as a […]

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