Front-wheel drive Nürburgring lap record taken by VW Golf GTI Clubsport S
In the last few years, there is a big fight on Nürburgring race track to build the fastest front-wheel drive hot hatch. Now, the new limited Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S edition beats Honda Civic Type-R's record.
3Doodler Create, more precise 3D printing pen
There are not only 3D printers but users can also buy 3D printing pens for more artistic work. WobbleWorks company has revealed a new modified 3D printing pen called 3Doodler Create with refined design.
5/4/16, 3D print,
Solar Impulse 2 plane managed to fly 8924 km in 3 days
Experimental solar plane Solar Impulse 2 continues its journey around the world. After almost 10-months break because of damaged batteries, everything is repaired and Bertrand Piccard managed to fly from Hawaii to Mountain View in California in 3 days.
Shell Project M, the future of city transportation?
Shell company is well known for fuel and other liquid for cars, but it has also developed a concept of a small city car called Project M. This three seater vehicle may achieve 107mpg consumption at 45 mph.
U.S. Air Force broke maglev speed record at 633 MPH
Maglev technology is the transportation of the future. U.S. Air Force tested its special maglev sled and has broken the speed record at 633 mph. That is about 120 mph faster than the previous one.
Lytro Cinema camera captures 755 MPx RAW video
Lytro cameras were not very successful. On the other hand, the company sees a high potential in a professional market of 3D cameras for virtual reality. New Lytro Cinema camera can capture up to 755 MPx resolution.
SpaceX lands on ocean droneship for the first time
SpaceX has successfully landed its first stage of Falcon 9 rocket on the ground only once. Now, the company managed to land on the ocean droneship for the first time after four unsuccessful attempts.
4/27/16, Space exploration,
Seagate Innov8, 8 TB desktop HDD powered by USB-C
Seagate is trying to keep hard drives alive and his new Innov8 is interesting attempt. Innov8 is an external hard drive with an aluminium case that has a huge 8 TB capacity and it is powered by only one USB-C cable.
AMD FirePro S9300 x2: extreme 1TB/s memory bandwidth
AMD company has revealed a new server GPU FirePro S9300 x2. It is able to achieve unbelievable performance of 13.9 TFLOPS. Moreover, it is equipped with HBM memory and this accelerator provides 1TB/s memory bandwidth.
New Intel Xeon E5-2600 V4 CPUs with the 22-core behemoth
The number of cores in CPUs is still increasing and the new Xeon E5-2600 Broadwell-EP line includes 22-core behemoth E5-2699 V4. The range of the new processors covers everything from 50W low-energy CPUs to 160W versions.
Acer Predator Z850 projector: gaming with 120-inch image
The new Acer Predator Z840 gaming projector brings some very interesting features. It provides 24:9 aspect ration and it is able to project a 120-inch image onto a wall. Z850 supports a wireless communication.
Jaguar to build nine classic XKSS cars from 1950s
Jaguar company is going to build 9 extraordinary XKSS supercars that will be manufactured according to the 1957 specifications. They will replace nine cars that were damaged by Browns Lane fire and were never finished.
New plug-in hybrid Toyota Prius Prime: ultra-low 120 MPGe consumption
Toyota is well known for its popular hybrids. The new generation of plug-in hybrid version of Prius was revealed as Prius Prime. It promises 120 MPGe consumption and the electric range was doubled to 22 miles (35 km).
Western Digital PiDrive: 314GB HDD for Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi computer are extremely popular but storage functions can be very limited. MicroSD card with OS may be slow and insufficient. Therefore, WD presents PiDrive, a small USB hard drive with 314GB capacity for just $31.
NVIDIA doubles Quadro M6000's memory to 24 GB GDDR5
Professional graphic market may be pleased by the new NVIDIA's Quadro M6000 graphic card. In comparison with preceding M6000 model with 12GB memory, the new version is equipped with the enormous 24 GB GDDR5 memory.
Razer Core, external GPU dock solution for your laptop
If you laptop is not powerful enough, you can use the new GPU dock solution Razer Core. This station may contain very powerful GPU and may provide very high gaming performance when using Thunderbolt 3 interface.
CRACUNS: New underwater drone for aerial missions
Development of new technologies cannot be stopped. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory developed the new underwater drone called CRACUNS. It can wait under water, surface and soar into the air.
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