Gadgets

Nua Electrica – a self-charging electric bike

Nua Electrica – a self-charging electric bike

Nua Bikes is a Spanish company that has recently presented an electric bike that is completely different from its analogue counterparts. Lightweight and compact, it doesn't need to be charged at all - it does everything on its own.
Dinosaur Robot Demonstrates How Birds Learned to Fly

Dinosaur Robot Demonstrates How Birds Learned to Fly

Scientists have long argued that birds are distant descendants of dinosaurs. However, there seems to have been a transitional species between them, which is called Archeopteryx by the scientific community. Archeopteryxes could not fly, but they made their first attempts to do so.
Scientists create amazing laser capable of evaporating matter

Scientists create amazing laser capable of evaporating matter

In 2014, when a 1-petawatt laser was created, media compared it to the Death Star from Star Wars. A more recent development made in Europe has yielded a laser that is 10 times as powerful as the previous one.

BAE Systems tests unique plane

BAE Systems is a UK-based defense company launching a real revolution in the aircraft industry. One of their innovations is a plan to get rid of mechanical manoeuvring units on aircraft.  

Samsung offers a new look at familiar objects

Public consciousness has long grown accustomed to the idea that televisions need to have a rectangular shape with a long base, or at least be represented as a square. But Samsung has another opinion on this topic.

Airtop: a computer for emergencies

Israeli company CompuLab has released the third generation of Airtop mini computers. The new computers are particularly resilient and can be used even under the most difficult circumstances.

‘Air bubble’ will make satellite launches cheaper

The space industry could be developing at a faster pace, but unprecedented costs related to spacecraft construction are preventing its growth. The most costly vehicles can reach high altitudes, serving as platforms for satellites. A newly discovered method might make these vehicles much cheaper to build.

The downfall of Galaxy Fold, the idea crisis and the future of smartphones

Samsung has cancelled the release of Galaxy Fold. Why do engineers, designers and users rarely see eye to eye, and what can we expect from the mobile industry in the future?

How Japanese Kirigami Art Helped Harvard University Scientists to Build a Snake-inspired Robot

Last year, Harvard University scientists demonstrated a soft SEAS robot, designed as a snake. It was recently announced that the robot had been improved. It is noteworthy that researchers borrowed some of their ideas from kirigami, a Japanese 3-dimensional paper-cutting paper craft.

P2 Xcursion amphibian plane passes all tests

Electric amphibian planes that can land on water are yet another trend in the world of technology, with many countries working on creating such vehicles. Their ability to land anywhere makes them extremely useful in emergencies.

A genius of an air filter

The University of Michigan team has developed Genius, the next-generation air filter that surpasses all its analogue counterparts. All airborne bacteria and viruses get killed as soon as the device is turned on.

Solar batteries will generate power from snow

Scientists at UCLA in the United States have built a nanogenerator capable of generating electricity not only from sunlight, but from snow as well.

Boston Dynamics SpotMini Robots Try Themselves as Loaders

Boston Dynamics has long been focused on the robot market, but it still remains a research rather than a commercial company. However, according to its management, this year, with the release of the SpotMini machine, things will change for the company.

North Focals: the #1 smart glasses

There’s been talk about developing smart glasses for some time now, but all development projects have failed so far due to low profitability. But it seems like this negative trend is about to turn around and the new smart glasses - Focals by North - have every chance of taking the market by storm.

Lawnmower Racing: Honda Develops the Fastest Lawnmower in the World

Honda is primarily known as a car and motorcycle manufacturer, but the company also produces household appliances. Recently, the brand has outdone itself with the development of a lawnmower that can reach the speed of up to 240 km/h.