For a limited time Amazon is offering a special discount on their Echo Dot AI speaker. Continue reading “Echo Offer”
Group rideshare looks like the next big thing to threaten Uber and Lyft.
As outsized ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft continue to build out their taxi-style marketplaces largely based around connecting individual passengers to individual drivers, a startup focused squarely on the carpooling opportunity has raised a large round of funding to expand outside of the U.S. Via — which has developed a shuttle-based carpooling service that it…
Enjoy these wonderful images. And all you amatuer photographers should read her insightful tips on photographing buildings and their details.
Art is all around us. Sometimes we use our cameras to create art from what we see instead of merely capturing moments. Here are a few suggestions to help you see the art in architecture the next time you head out to shoot it. Put your camera down Too many times we get caught up […]
This tiny Honda e-bike from Shanghai Customs was the hit of the office.
The eCUB is a clean and minimalist version of the classic Honda with a 2000 watt hub motor connected to a 1.2kW lithium-ion battery pack. The setup offers a range of around 30 miles and top speed of 50 mph. Despite outward appearances the eCUB has all the necessary lighting for street use in most markets.
The bar has been raised. Again.
But this time it’s the new kid on the block— and the bar was raised a lot. Thermostat newcomer Ecobee has been catching up to the venerable Nest over the last few years. But they recently upended the game with their latest offering, the Ecobee4.
It just keeps getting better!
Tesla has lowered the entry-level price of the Model X SUV, from $82,500 to $79,500. The $3,000 price drop is the result of improved margins for the electric vehicle, which the company achieved thanks to “efficiencies” achieved in the manufacturing process, Reuters reports. Tesla’s Model X and Model S sales performance were areas of key…
Think EVs are a passing fancy?
The folks at Volvo apparently disagree. The Chinese-owned carmaker announced ambitious plans to electrify their entire lineup by model year 2019.
Volvo is done with entirely traditional engines and exclusively gas-powered vehicles, the company announced. By 2019, Volvo group intends to offer only either fully electric or hybrid engines on all new models, making it the first automaker to commit to using only alternative drive trains. The end of the solely combustion engine-powered car did seem…
Shopping for a router?
I suggest you start your quest at an unlikely place. It’s called Advanced Tomato and it’s the home of a wonderful open source firmware for routers. There are a number of open source firmware options available– DD-WRT, is probably the best known. Tomato is another, and Advanced Tomato is a sleek interface that improves the look and feel beyond OEM standards. Continue reading “Wi-Fi Hot Tomato”
Alex Andreev creates 3D digital paintings for use as landscapes in virtual reality. His unique style has an eerie realism that’s not quite… real. Normal items are places in quite abnormal settings.
Don your VR headset and turn up the music.
With summertime comes warm temperatures, lazy days and backyard cookouts. A perfect time to spruce up the outdoor living areas with some fresh new patio furniture.