• Celestial taxi from Uber

    The American company Uber said that the air taxi is not fiction, but a reality. Soon we will not get on the subway, and across the sky. It is said the leading provider in this service sector.

    We are talking about small electric planes, able to land and takeoff vertically. At first — with the pilots, over time — without them, that also savings. And no traffic, plus the ability to travel long distances. Interestingly, at present, Uber operates in Brazil in the air. Yet not only uses planes and helicopters.

    Celestial taxi from Uber

    At the beginning of 2017, the company proposes to convene the summit and to talk about the future of the industry. Looks like Uber really has a plan for the next ten years. Let’s wait and see….

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  • Drones have closed the airspace of Sweden

    Will be in Sweden, just in case remember: some time drones, able to take pictures and make video, the entrance is strictly prohibited.

    It is better to leave your “favorite” house and use the good old camera or any other gadget. Otherwise, if caught, trouble you provided. The case that came with a court order, according to which the drones with photo and videopanorama equated with surveillance cameras.

    Drones have closed the airspace of Sweden

    The Swedish laws provide for the possibility of so-called public shooting from the air, but only in the case when there is a special document releasing it from liability. The reasons for its issuance can only be the need to combat crime and liquidation of consequences of accidents. Social organizations and media in Sweden has already drawn attention to the paradox…

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  • Radeon RX 470D challenges the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

    Need affordable graphics amplifier? You can pay attention on GeForce GTX 1050 Ti from Nvidia. However, AMD offers a better solution. In the Chinese market noticed the card Radeon RX 470D.

    The device is a “stripped-down” version of the Radeon RX 470. The basis of the card is a chip Polaris 10. The last feature 1792 stream processors. The device is able to boast a 256-bit bus. On Board there are 4 GB of GDDR5 memory. If we talk about performance, RX 470D faster overclocked GTX 1050 Ti (according to the sources in the network).

    Radeon RX 470D challenges the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

    Modifications announced Dataland, Sapphire and XFX. Will there be a product outside of China — no information. The price is hidden….

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  • Announced electric crossover Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ

    What will be the car of the near future? Mercedes-Benz has decided to dream up. In the framework of the Paris motor show was the announcement of the crossover Generation EQ.

    It’s not a serial, and a conceptual model. The heart of the model — 2 an electric motor with a capacity of about 400 HP with regard to the torque figure is 700 N*m. power supply is enough for a trip length of 500 km are Supported 2 ways of charging: inductive and conductive. Salon deserves a separate discussion. Traditional control not only the steering wheel. Other elements are replaced on the touch panel. Button are missing.

    Announced electric crossover Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ

    Important information is displayed on the main 24 inch screen. The creators got rid of the side mirrors. Instead, cameras and displays in the doors. There are many systems for driver assistance. Also Ge…

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  • Texas Wind Farm — wind power plant from the Amazon

    Many are familiar with Amazon for its online store. The company also manufactures various gadgets. However, the listed is not limited.

    Now the organization has decided to engage in renewable energy. The announcement of the draft Wind Farm Texas. Initiative dedicated to the creation of a wind power plant 253 MW. It is proposed to build more than 100 turbines with 120-metre blades. Such diameter is greater than the wingspan of a Boeing 747. The object is planned to place in one of the us counties — Scurry (Texas). The construction is entrusted to the firm of Lincoln Clean Energy. The launch is expected in 2017.

    Texas Wind Farm — wind power plant from the Amazon

    The expected development of Wind Farm Texas — 1 million MW*h Said enough to supply about 90,000 homes. The feasibility of the idea Amazon? Find out in a few months….

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  • Electra Meccanica Solo: 3-wheeled electric car for egoists

    The developers of the canadian Meccanica Vehicles of Electra Corporation have decided to surprise. The company introduced an unusual electric car. The model is called Solo.

    “Name” stands for. The novelty is intended only for 1 person. The seat is driver only. The creators justify this by the statistics — 80% of car owners drive alone (from home to work and back). Another feature is the configuration of the wheels. 1 is rear, 2 front. Such vehicles do not meet every day. Solo maximum speed is 130 km/h. Acceleration to 100 km/h takes 8 seconds. Said provides the actuator with a capacity of 82 horsepower.

    Electra Meccanica Solo: 3-wheeled electric car for egoists

    The battery pack with a capacity of 16.1 kWh allows you to travel 160 km. Charging takes 3 hours (AC 220V). In addition, the presence of audio si…

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  • PowerEgg — drone in the form of eggs

    At the Berlin IFA show 2016 was demonstrated to an unusual UAV. We are talking about PowerEgg created by the developers PowerVision Robot.

    The release of the quadrocopter is expected in October 2016. The invention pleasing unique design. In folded form, the product resembles an egg. The handset facilitates transportation and protects the blades. Capacity battery lasts for 23 minutes of flight. It is controlled by tablet or smartphone. Navigation easier GPS. Avoid obstacles helps camera, 13.9 MP. Supported shooting 4K at 30 frames per second.

    PowerEgg — drone in the form of eggs

    PowerEgg accelerates to 46.8 km/h. the Ceiling height is at 4 km. Price — 1400 Euro….

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  • Asus ZenScreen MB16AC — the world’s lightest portable monitor

    The company Asus has prepared for the IFA 2016 some interesting novelties. For example, ZenScreen MB16AC. This portable 15.6-inch monitor with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

    Among these is the slim and light product (according to the creators). The case thickness is 8 mm, weight — 800 g. signal Sources are mobile gadgets. The connection is provided via a USB Type-C and USB Type-A. Another feature of the cover used as a stand. Accessory included in the kit, no purchase necessary. ZenScreen MB16AC is in 2 modes: portrait and landscape.

    Asus ZenScreen MB16AC — the world's lightest portable monitor

    Also suitable for fixing a pen or pencil. In the frame there is a corresponding hole. The release date information is missing. But the price is known — 270 euros….

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  • Tesla Model S P100D taught quickly accelerate

    Tesla engineers are not sitting idle. The company released an improved version of the electric Model S P100D. According to the creators — it is now the most dynamic production car on the market.

    The new offers regime is Ludicrous. The latter provides acceleration to 100 km/h in 2.5 seconds. Great result — at the level of the LaFerrari and Porsche 918 Spyder (limited edition). Is the Model S P100D about 130 thousand dollars. For these analogues, the owners have posted about a million. The machine is designed for 7 passengers. Available 2 baby seats and 5 adults.

    Tesla Model S P100D taught quickly accelerate

    Tesla also upgraded the power supply. The battery capacity of 100 kWh is enough for 613 km version of NEDC — record range (for vehicles of this class). Sounds great. Almost a “budget” car….

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  • Vest for virtual reality

    Helmet VR — usually — requires a computing node with a wired connection. The user literally “tied” to it. Not too convenient.

    How to avoid embarrassment movements? To get wearable PC in a special backpack. These are already sold. However, there is an alternative. At forum IDF 2016 was presented… the vest. A rather unusual decision. Inside the product is powerful computer. Here are the technical specs. The invention is equipped with a 4-core processor Intel Core i7-6785R. Chip belongs to a generation Skylake. The CPU is able to boast a clock speed of 3.9 GHz.

    Vest for virtual reality

    Integrated graphics — Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580. RAM on Board is 8 GB (LPDDR3-2166). A vibrator motor, solid state drive, and battery 1.5 hours battery life. Sounds int…

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