Archive for June, 2009

MDI air-powered car gets driven: $8,380 by end of 2009

MDI air-powered car gets driven: $8,380 by end of 2009

MDI have been working on their air-powered engine for years now, and Edmunds Inside Line were lucky enough to take the 2010 AIRPod prototype for a spin.  Distinctively designed, the AIRPod throws out internal combustion in favor of running from compressed-air, a full tank of which - refilled in just two minutes with the right infrastructure - is good for 90-125 miles with a single occupant.

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Sony PSP Phone rumors resurface; team being formed next month?

Sony PSP Phone rumors resurface; team being formed next month?

Rumors regarding a PSP phone have circulated for almost as long as the gaming handheld itself has been available, and despite Sony's best efforts they refuse to die down.  According to the Nikkei business daily this weekend, Sony is looking to set up a department that would explore gaming/phone hybrid devices; the team could be established as early as July, suggests the report.

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 26 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 26 2009

It has been an eventful week in the geek world with all sorts of new products and important announcements turning up for the first time. The big story of the week was the launch of the iPhone 3GS last Friday. Word came on Monday that the 3GS sold a whopping 1 million units in its first three days of availability. Unfortunately, for some users, it took them an extra three days just to get their shiny new iPhone 3GS activated. Despite the fact that activation failures were on AT&T's side of the iPhone equation, Apple offered users $30 in iTunes credit as a sorry AT&T sucks peace offering to new owners.

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