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Ferrari Moving Forward With Hybrid Production

A few months back, Ferrari let their plans for a new hybrid system leak out. The ensuing uproar effectively divided the fans of the Italian Automaker into those who loved the idea, and those who were appalled by it. The decision by Ferrari to use the new powertrain in the 599 GTB is likely to divide this group even more.

OneForty Stocks Store With Twitter Apps, Save 'Location'

Back in September, I predicted that Twitter would acquire oneforty.com, "the Twitter Store of Apps," where one could shop to his or her heart's content for any app under the Twitter sun. Not only did that prediction come to past, but today, oneforty is juggling the launch of its Premium Twitter App marketplace with a $1.85 million dollar round of funding.

Rumors of RX7 Concept Could Mean End for RX8

Late last year, Mazda let it slip that they were revisiting the RX-7 and since then there have been countless renderings and relentless speculation. Now, many are questioning the feasibility of producing both the RX-8 and the RX-7 in today's economy.

Twitter & GeoAPI's Great Land Rush Of 2010

Some call it the Great Land Rush of 2010. Others don't quite understand what all the fuss is about. And others yet still feel that 'location-based services' are an intrusion on our privacy. Whatever your perspective at this moment in time, I can almost guarantee you that you will be feeling entirely different about geolocation apps by year's end.

Commuting Gloves Add Comfort To The Korean Travel System

As much as I advocate public transit, in concept, for environmental reasons; I loathe standing on a bus or subway about as much as the next person. You find yourself sleeping, falling, and tumbling over the person sitting in the seat in front of where you're standing. Now, one innovative Korean designer has made commuting just that much more comfortable.

Augmented Reality Could Transform Legacy Newspapers Into Video Media

Remember when after reading something of great interest, you daydreamed about the content as if it was a living scenario, whether it was fiction or the daily news. Now with the assistance of Augmented Reality, the content you read will virtually be able to pop off the page and begin speaking to you.

Hybrid GT-R to Offer Supercar Performance and a Clean Conscience

It seems like more and more automakers are beginning to warm up to the idea of combining performance with environmentally friendly, with a slew of new hybrid sports car concepts acting as proof. If the rumors prove true, the Nissan GT-R could be the next high horsepower sports car to be offered in hybrid trim.

VW Up! Lite Concept Promises to Be Most Fuel Efficient 4 Seater In Production

After first introducing the Up! Concept, Volkswagen hinted that an even more fuel efficient vehicle was in the works.  At this year’s LA Auto Show, the German Automaker brought us the Up! Lite concept, which could claim the title as the most fuel efficient four seat vehicle in production.

CES 2010: Skiff E-Reader Is Larger Than The Rest

One of the first new e-readers that arrived from CES, the Skiff is a large but slim reader that is optimized for newspaper and magazine content.

New NHTSA Regulations Could Lead to More Effective Side Airbags

When it comes to the safety of our loved ones, compromise is not an option. This is especially true when it comes to buying a new automobile. According to the NHTSA, about 400 lives could be saved every year by improving how our side-airbags deploy. Thankfully they are working on a bill to make such a change mandatory.

Zero Emissions Concept from Renault to Provide Clean and Affordable Transportation

Renault is a company that isn't often featured in the headlines for having the latest and greatest concepts. This isn't to say they don't produce great vehicles; it really comes down to marketing. However, that may change within the next few years as the automaker has announced a new eco-friendly concept they are already planning on producing.

China ice sculpture tragically made entirely from beer

The city of Harbin in northern China is widely known for it's freeze-your-snowballs-off temperatures and it's annual ice festival. Domestically, the city is also known for it's beer. Sadly, some wiseguy decided to combine the two to create a ginormous ice sculpture with nothing more than copious amounts of frozen beer. Such a waste...

Honda Aims to Please the Family of the Future with the P-NUT Concept

Honda has been working feverishly on their small car market for quite some time now, and for a good reason. A large part of the market today is looking for small, fuel efficient vehicles. Their latest concept, dubbed the P-NUT offers exactly that.

The Secret Wars of Google & Apple (and perhaps Kindle?)

Just as soon as secret rumors caught fire that Apple's soon-to-be released "tablet," will now be released under the new name, "iSlate," a fresh wave of rumors have hit the digital airwaves. Apparently,  Google has released RFPs (Request For Proposal) to several hardware companies including two prominent computer manufacturers in Asia to launch their new netbook. While these two titans battle it out for marketshare, will Kindle and other PDA (personal digital assistant) devices just sit on sidelines?

Chariot Skates: Skiing, Cycling And Skating Combine For One Funky Pair Of Skates

An interesting new concept in skating, Chariot Skates promise to be a unique way to get from place to place.