Electric vehicles are quickly making strides towards widespread adoption; just look at the Nissan Leaf or Tesla S. The same holds true for motorcycles, though these battery-powered two-wheelers are built more for urban commuting than hardcore performance. That's where the Mission RS comes in.
Seems like only yesterday I was powering an LCD clock with a potato and now Israeli researchers are using a similar approach to create a battery that could help solve the developing world's energy problems.
ExtremeTech just compared seven one-terabyte hard drives with varying platter sizes and architectures and discovered that the drives are actually all quite similar, but with minor variations in power, noise and speed. If you're looking for a low power, low noise drive that's lightly slower than the rest—perhaps for a…
The concept of solar ships is nothing new, but it appears that Austraila's Solarsailor may be on the brink of bringing the technology to the mainstream. Hornblower Yachts in San Francisco is in the midst of negotiations with the Coast Guard to install a Solarsailor sail on one of their commercial ferryboats. If all…
The Wind Shade Roof is basically a large roof (surprise) decked out with an arsenal of wind turbines that perform the combo power of providing shade and electricity to whatever's below or around it.
Like other companies hoping to cast a greenish hue on whirring machinery, Western Digital today unveiled GreenPower, a line of internal hard drives that focus on efficiency. That is, they use 40% less power than the competition thanks to some fancy engineering.