Compared to the rather sloth-like USB 2.0 port, the current USB 3.0 ports found on some computers and notebooks on the market today are insanely fast. The original USB 3.0 port support data transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps.
Prog group of researchers from the School of Electronic Engineering at Bangor University in the UK are working on a plan that could result in broadband Internet speeds up to 2000 times faster than we have today – with little additional cost.
Those mad scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) won’t be happy until we are all hunted down by their creations. Working towards this goal, some of their robot animals are getting way faster than you or I can run.
As expected, some new solid-state drives are being showcased at this week’s CES. Micron was the first to show things off with their RealSSD C400 drives – based upon a 25-nanometer NAND flash die-based drive.
If you’ve got any doubts that having the latest mobile hardware in hand won’t improve your web-surfing experiences, look no further than this video demo showing off the LG Optimus 2X smartphone compared to the iPhone 4.
For safety’s sake, a Segway tops out at 12.5 miles per hour. While that doesn’t sound that fast, if you’ve ever been on one of these self-balancing contraptions, you know that actually seems mighty fast when it’s just that tiny platform between you, the ground, and those oncoming cars.
A pair of designers, Jae-yun Kim & Jong-Su Lee, have come up with a speed bump that actually knows and rewards you if you’re obeying speed limits. Vehicles who just gun it upon driving over the speed bump will encounter a normal speed bump, but those who do slow down to below 30 km/h (about 19 mi/h) will be given milk & cookies and a pat on the back.
There are plenty of replacement cases out there for the Nintendo DS Lite, but this one has a nifty trick up its sleeve.
The new XCM Hyper Gear case for the DS Lite not only gives your handheld a new look, it turbocharges your games.
Let me start by saying this — I need one of these. A new technology is in the works that can stop moving vehicles cars dead from a distance.
Pasadena’s Eureka Aerospace has developed high-power microwave-based system that can be fired at a specific car and kill its electrical system in an instant.
Need to take photos in really, really slow motion? Look no further than Vision Research’s Phantom Miro high speed digital camera series.
These cameras can shoot close up images at an insane rate of speed. They can take as many as a thousand 800×600 (SVGA) resolution photos every second.
This wondrous little auto gadget uses GPS satellite tracking, radar and laser detection technologies to alert you to the presence of speed traps and traffic cameras.
The PogoAlert features a compact 1.8-inch LCD screen that mounts on your car’s dashboard or windshield, and lets you know when you’re approaching a speed trap or traffic camera.
Apparently, Nike is getting ready to release a new digital watch that can record and upload data from their Nike+ shoe sensors without the use of an iPod. The new watch, called the Nike Speed+ appeared for just a few minutes on Nike’s European website before vanishing.
While using a small amount of hard disk space to cache a portion of game content is a trick long used by the Xbox 360 and pretty much all PC games, it’s been revealed that some PS3 games would be using a very significant portion of the console’s hard drive to speed performance.