ZBoard Electric Skateboard Hands On: Holy Crap Fun

When we first saw the ZBoard, an electric skateboard with weight-sensor controls, we hoped it would be the first powered skateboard that could actually ride, well, like a skateboard. We tested it out today and it's exactly that: a fun ass skateboard that can move on its own. » 1/08/13 9:21pm 1/08/13 9:21pm

The Electric Skateboard Built to Actually Ride Like a Skateboard

Powered skateboards have been around since the early 90's, but they've always seemed to require extra components—from handheld throttles to Microsoft Kinect-based sensor arrays—that could never quite capture the feel of a conventional deck. The ZBoard, with an electric drivetrain and weight-sensor control system, could … » 2/22/12 1:20am 2/22/12 1:20am