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Latest Rumors Peg An LTE iPhone For An October Release, LiquidMetal To Be Used For The Casing

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After a period of unnerving quietness, the Apple rumor mill is back up and running at full capacity producing two somewhat credible rumors over the last 24 hours. The next iPhone will not be announced until October if the latest rumors are believed. A separate rumor is just so wild...
Latest Rumors Peg An LTE iPhone For An October Release, LiquidMetal To Be Used For The Casing

Gigabyte makes 975g X11 official, claims 'world's lightest' 11.6-inch notebook

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Well hello there again, Gigabyte X11. Hot on the heels of yesterday's leak, Gigabyte's just made its X11 laptop (or is that Ultrabook?) official. At 975g (34.4oz) it claims the title of "world's lightest" 11.6-inch notebook. Design-wise, you're looking at an 16.5mm (0.65-inch) to 3 mm (0.19-inch) thin Macbook...
Gigabyte makes 975g X11 official, claims 'world's lightest' 11.6-inch notebook

Gigabyte shows ultra-light carbon fiber laptop

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Taiwan's Gigabyte Technologies is showing what it claims is the "world's lightest" laptop at the Computex trade show in Taipei this week....
Gigabyte shows ultra-light carbon fiber laptop

Gigabyte Shows Ultra-light Carbon Fiber Laptop

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Taiwan's Gigabyte Technologies is showing what it claims is the "world's lightest" laptop at the Computex trade show in Taipei this week....
Gigabyte Shows Ultra-light Carbon Fiber Laptop
Motorola’s Next Super Phone Leaked: Meet Verizon’s Droid RAZR HD

LG's 55-inch OLED TV enters the third dimension, we slide on our glasses (hands-on)

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We first saw LG's 55-inch OLED TV at last year's CES, where it drew a fair share of oohs and ahhs at the company's press event. In May, the tentative pricing info for the European market was released, but this set's future in the US remained TBD. Fast forward...
LG's 55-inch OLED TV enters the third dimension, we slide on our glasses (hands-on)

Sailrocket 2 breaks sailing speed record at 68 mph

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Skimming along a bay in Africa, this sleek carbon-fiber craft seems to barely touch the water. [Read more]...
Sailrocket 2 breaks sailing speed record at 68 mph

Roskva electric motorcycle revealed in Norway with carbon fiber chassis and clothes

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The choices in the electric motorcycle market just keep getting juicier, and while you'll still have to stick with the more established brands like Brammo, Zero or BRD if you're looking to make a purchase, a hot new prototype has just been unveiled that threatens to make them all...
Roskva electric motorcycle revealed in Norway with carbon fiber chassis and clothes

This is the carbon fiber core of Ferrari's first hybrid

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Ferrari has already said that it will never make an electric car -- at least, not while Luca di Montezemolo is in charge -- but we already know that a hybrid Ferrari is in the cards. And, this is what will hold it all together. At this year's Paris...
This is the carbon fiber core of Ferrari's first hybrid
Ultra Disappointment? Nah, Ultrabooks Are Just Getting Started

Lenovo X1 Carbon debuts, worldís lightest 14-inch ultrabook

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Lenovo has taken the wraps off what it is calling the ëworldís lightest 14-inch ultrabook.í As the name implies, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon utilizes a carbon fiber chassis endowing the ultrabook with exceptional, lightness and torsional rigidity. Powered by the latest 3rd generation Intel Core series processors, the X1 Carbon...
Lenovo X1 Carbon debuts, worldís lightest 14-inch ultrabook

First impressions of Dell’s XPS 13 – A defining piece of hardware for the Ultrabook segment

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Every time that a new laptop lands on my doorstep, I’m faced with the fact that I’m going to have to give up my beloved MacBook Pro for a testing period with the new device. Generally speaking this is a slight feeling of dread, but Dell’s promises with the XPS...
First impressions of Dell’s XPS 13 – A defining piece of hardware for the Ultrabook segment

Jetman soars over Rio, flies circles around historical landmarks (video)

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Why would you want to leap out of a perfectly good aircraft? To fly a winged jetpack over the city of Rio de Janeiro, of course. It sounds nuts, but it's just a day in the life for Yves Rossy, the self proclaimed "Jetman" who flew over the Grand...
Jetman soars over Rio, flies circles around historical landmarks (video)

Venturi announces 300HP, €300K America all-terrain EV, coming in 2014

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erra If you feel the need to rapidly hit the great outdoors without despoiling it, Venturi just may have your ride -- provided you have about $400,000 to spare. The company just launched the America EV at the Paris Auto Show, packing a 300HP powerplant, 53 kWh lithium-ion battery...
Venturi announces 300HP, €300K America all-terrain EV, coming in 2014

Venture Capitalists Converge on Colorado To Look In On Startups

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So this week I returned to Vail, Colo. for the annual Venture Capital in the Rockies conference, and sat through 19 of 22 early stage companies presenting, all of them seeking investments from VCs in the area. All of the companies presenting are either from Colorado, or from surrounding states....
Venture Capitalists Converge on Colorado To Look In On Startups
Tag Heuer's €2,800 racing-inspired carbon fiber Android phone coming in July

Apple carbon fiber deal may be part of three-year project

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Apple's recently-rumored carbon fiber purchase from a Japanese company is part of a much larger initiative, Macotakara says it has learned. The site now claims that the research division of the company has been working with Apple for at least three years. To what end, though, still hasn't been mentioned.......
Apple carbon fiber deal may be part of three-year project

DailyDirt: Prosthetic Limbs -- Getting Better All The Time

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One of the most inspiring examples of a person using prosthetic limbs is Oscar Pistorius (aka the "Blade Runner") -- who will be the first leg amputee to compete with carbon fiber feet at the London Olympics. Pistorius was previously disqualified from the 2008 Olympics, but he'll be allowed to...
DailyDirt: Prosthetic Limbs -- Getting Better All The Time
Oscar Pistorius to make history as first amputee athlete to compete in track and field at Olympics
Sony unveils Haswell-based Vaio laptops that can be converted into tablets

Robot the size of a quarter takes off in first flight

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Hear that buzzing next to your ear? Don’t be so quick to flick next time, as it might not be a bug, but rather a bug-sized robot. The RoboBee, which is known as the world’s small flying robot, flew for the first time in a recently released video. The...
Robot the size of a quarter takes off in first flight

Vibration Killing Enterprise Disk Performance?

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An anonymous reader writes "Is vibration killing disk performance? ZDnet reports on research that a carbon fiber anti-vibration rack increased random read performance by 56% to 246% and random write [performance] by 34% to 88%. Vibration is a known disk problem, but this is one of the few attempts to...
Vibration Killing Enterprise Disk Performance?

Sony gives VAIO S and VAIO Z lines Ivy Bridge upgrade, outs two new VAIO E models

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Sony began introducing its new Ivy Bridge lineup last month with the VAIO E Series 14P, a multimedia laptop complete with gesture controls. Today, the company announced two larger models to round out that family, the VAIO E Series 15 and 17. Unlike the 14P, these notebooks don't come...
Sony gives VAIO S and VAIO Z lines Ivy Bridge upgrade, outs two new VAIO E models

Ferrari Cavallino T350 noise canceling headphones: Huge sound, big bucks, even bigger case

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Let’s talk headphones. Specifically let’s talk about the active noise canceling headphones from Logic3 dubbed the Ferrari Cavallino T350. I first got my hands onto these expertly-crafted ANCs at CES in 2012. Yes, that was in January of 2012. So yes, it took a year for them to finally hit...
Ferrari Cavallino T350 noise canceling headphones: Huge sound, big bucks, even bigger case
New minuscule electrodes could lead to prosthetics that connect directly to the brain

The Bike Singularity Is Nigh: The Velo Bike Has An Open Source Brain

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The Velo is still a bit of a pie-in-the-sky project but I’d totally be down with it if they made a few in real life. Designed to reduce the “problems” associated with biking – namely collisions and mapping – the bike/microprocessor system is fully electric and connects with your smartphone...
The Bike Singularity Is Nigh: The Velo Bike Has An Open Source Brain

Lenovo ThinkPad X230s unveiled in China: a thinner and lighter 12-incher

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Who says a carbon fiber chassis with sufficient cooling for a Core i7 has to be heavy? The ThinkPad X230s, revealed on Lenovo's Chinese site, looks like a significantly more portable version of last year's X230, with a weight of just 1.28kg (2.8 pounds) and a minimum thickness of...
Lenovo ThinkPad X230s unveiled in China: a thinner and lighter 12-incher

BMW i3 sheds its skin, shows off carbon skeleton

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Want to know how the BMW i3 electric car can be so light (2,800 pounds) despite hauling around a massively heavy battery pack? A lot of it has to do with its carbon chassis. BMW uses something called CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced plastic) to create a material that is...
BMW i3 sheds its skin, shows off carbon skeleton

Inhabitat's Week in Green: fluorescent bulb moon, fuel-efficient supersonic jet and a toxin-eating oyster park

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Man-made technology is great, but Mother Nature is the greatest inventor of them all -- and scientists are discovering new ways to take advantage...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: fluorescent bulb moon, fuel-efficient supersonic jet and a toxin-eating oyster park
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