Monday, 15 September 2014
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Mercedes unveiled a plug-in hybrid version of its S550 flagship today, and it certainly has a lot of high points. The 436-hp S550 is quick, efficient, and chalk-full of cutting-edge technology, making the German automaker’s introduction to the hybrid luxury sedan market a successful one.
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4K monitors? That's so 2013. DisplayPort 1.3, which supports displays with resolutions up to 5K, has just been announced. Learn more here.
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Daymak Inc. has previously brought us some interesting innovations in the world of electric two-wheelers, including the world's first wirelessly-controlled e-bike, and the Beast off-road solar-powered scooter. Now, the Toronto-based company is set to release its Daymak Drive System (DDS) – it's an e-bike conversion kit, that's powered by the sun. .. Continue Reading Daymak kit uses the sun to boost your bike
Tags: Cycling, Electric Bicycle, Interbike 2014
- The Beast: A solar-powered e-bike built for off-road adventure
- Shadow Ebike: the world’s first wireless electric bike
- 2X4 Cargo Bike puts the power to both wheels
- Double the fun: Kid Balance bike/scooter design
- Smart ebike cruises through final testing phase
- Coboc impersonates non-electric bike to take Gold Award at Eurobike
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A fresh survey gives us a new stereotype about Idaho: It's full of crummy drivers.
The post Survey Says: America’s Rudest Drivers Are in Idaho appeared first on WIRED.
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Alfred Hitchcock, our master of suspense, was incredibly good at manipulating his audience—a fact that has now come in handy for neuroscientists. When they screened a Hitchcock thriller for volunteers in a brain scanner, they found that brain activity of a man who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years was astonishingly similar to that of healthy, conscious people.
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Panasonic's new Lumix LX100 is a powerful compact camera with a large Micro Four Thirds sensor and 4K video recording. Small enough to fit in your pocket, yet it has a strong Leica lens and other advanced shooting features.
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Panasonic is running with the idea of small devices with big sensors at Photokina this year. The firm has revealed a trio of Lumix devices including the CM1, an Android smartphone/camera hybrid with a one-inch type camera sensor, and the smaller-than-average GM5 mirrorless shooter. Also outed was the compact LX100, which boasts a large 4/3-inch sensor. .. Continue Reading Panasonic puts large sensors in small cameras and a smartphone
Section: Digital Cameras
Tags: Lumix, Panasonic, Photography, Photokina 2014
- Panasonic introduces DMC-G6 and DMC-LF1 cameras
- Panasonic unveils LUMIX 3D1 compact camera with twin-lens design
- Panasonic unveils Lumix DMC-G5 and DMC-LX7 cameras
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 offers crazy ultra-wide 60x zoom lens
- Panasonic outs tiny Lumix GM1 interchangeable lens camera
- Lumix Phone finally unveiled at CEATEC Japan
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