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May 2015

From The Archives – Recharge your phone by walking around

Tremont Electricity shows off a product based on a 180-year-old discovery that lets you generate electricity while walking or running

Jet Powered Go Kart

Yes that’s right the title does read “Jet Powered Go Kart“ Colin Furze, a plumber from Stamford Lincolnshire has recently left his career to pursue a full time job to do Gadget Geeks for Sky. This guy is well known for making outrages and down right dangerous gadgets such as the The Worlds Fastest Pram dubbed the MEGAPRAM, and holds 4 Guinness World records for The Largest Bonfire (2006), The Longest

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New self-driving Google car smaller and even less reliant on human assistance

Only a single person is required in an emergency to take over the more compact car with a detachable steering wheel, gas pedal and brake pedal

Sega Saturn: how one decision destroyed PlayStation’s greatest rival

After the huge success of the Mega Drive, Sega was filled with confidence about its future. But then Sony announced PlayStation and everything fell apart

How can I make my five-year-old Windows laptop run faster?

Hugh wants to keep his Toshiba Satellite P500 because he likes the 17in screen, but it’s getting creakier. Can he make it run like new?

Lily: the $499 ‘selfie drone’ that’s your personal videographer

The device is capable of flying for 20 minutes, tracking its owner and shooting photos and video footage of them

Meet CHIP – The $9 Computer

CHIP is the latest device we have seen so far in the single board computer space following the Arduino and RaspBerry Pi but what sets it apart from its competitors is the price point starting at only $9! The board is amazingly powerful sporting a whopping 1Ghz processor, 512MB Ram, 4GB build-in storage, composite video/audio out and the absolute best part has built-in WiFi 802.11 B/G/N AND Bluetooth 4.0       CHIP

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