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16
Oct
2012

iTwin SecureBox brings hardware encryption to Dropbox

SecureBox brings iTwin's hardware security to Dropbox accounts

By using cloud-based file synchronization services like Dropbox, we can free our digital lives from the confines of a computer, and access documents, photos, and music on several devices. However, this flexibility can leave some users feeling less than certain that their data is safe. With this in mind, iTwin has updated its eponymous file sharing hardware utility with a new feature named SecureBox. SecureBox is a free update available to all existing iTwin users which brings hardware protection to Dropbox accounts... Continue Reading iTwin SecureBox brings hardware encryption to Dropbox

Category: Computers

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16
Oct
2012

Old BMW gets second life as world’s quickest EV

The e-M3 clocked an 11.8-second quarter mile

Before he ever began work on the thrilling Rimac Concept_One electric supercar, Rimac Automobili founder Mate Rimac converted an old BMW E30 to an electric speed demon. The decades-old car, fondly nicknamed the "green monster" but more formally known as the e-M3, was recently awarded several electric vehicle world records. .. Continue Reading Old BMW gets second life as world's quickest EV

Category: Automotive

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27
Apr
2011

The 30 hp Aquawatt – the world’s most powerful electric outboard motor

Champions of clean emission boating will be thrilled to know that rapid progress is being made in the field and much larger boats can now be powered by electric motors than ever before. Australian electric outboard motor specialist All4Solar has announced a 30 hp version of its Aquawatt electric motor which will become the most powerful electric outboard motor in the world. Due for launch at next month’s Sanctuary Cove Boat Show on Australia’s Gold Coast, the 30 hp (22 kw) Aquawatt is claimed to be three times more powerful than any other manufacturer’s electric outboard... Continue Reading The 30 hp Aquawatt - the world's most powerful electric outboard motor

Category: Marine

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3
Jun
2004

General Motors Autonomy

When General Motors looked back on 100 years of motoring, and recognised that just 12 percent of the world's population was using an automobile, it had a radical rethink. The result is the AUTOnomy: a vehicle designed around a fuel cell propulsion system in a "skateboard chassis" which can have a variety of bodies fitted. AUTOnomy provides a glimpse into GM's vision for the 21st century: a socially responsible, infinitely adaptable and globally marketable vehicle line that has minimal design constraints. And we just LOOOOVE the idea of having a different shape for every day of the week!.. Continue Reading General Motors Autonomy

Category: Automotive

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3
Jun
2004

Casio’s Global Positioning System in a watch

It reads out your current lattitude and longitude to within a few metres after conferring with between three and twelve satellites - the Casio Pro Trek is a truly incredible piece of machinery - a genuine monument to miniaturisation and applied technology. And it just happens to be the most accurate wrist-worn timepeice you can buy!!!!!!.. Continue Reading Casio's Global Positioning System in a watch

Category: Mobile Technology

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3
Jun
2004

Toyota Pod

Take the latest in robotics and communications technology, combine it with the personality of the family pet and add a smiling visage that's reminiscent of the VW Beetle and you end up with the 'Pod'. Unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show late last year, the Pod concept vehicle is collaboration between Toyota and Sony that takes the relationship between car and driver to a new level. Developed with entertainment, emotion and enhancement of the driving experience in mind, the Pod will play your favourite music, reflect your mood (and its own) through a display of different coloured lights on the front, say goodbye when you get out, thank other drivers when they let you merge and even wag its antenna 'tail' when its really chuffed... Continue Reading Toyota Pod

Category: Automotive

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