If you're just starting out looking into Solar or Home Battery Storage Systems all the terminology and figures can be quite confusing. Solar systems are referred to in kW's... batteries in kWh's and also sometimes in kW's or even kilowatt/hour but what do they actually mean?
This week Google dumps $2.1 billion into Fitbit's pockets and buys them, Uber Eats releases some pretty pictures of their new delivery drone, SpaceX gets some awesome download speeds from space and Mobileye shows off their chops at their first Investors Summit.
Another huge week in some of the biggest fields out there! Lightning payments get asynchronous with Lightning Rod, the largest private US coal company goes bankrupt, multiple huge medical breakthroughs are announced including the amazing Prime Gene Editing, DJI finally drops their Mavic Mini and more!
We all love our smartphones and the now well established 4G network that supports it, but will 5G really be that big a deal? I mean how much faster do we need? For that matter... how fast will 5G LTE really, actually get? Like in person on your phone in real world conditions?
The yet to be released DJI Mavic Mini has leaked quite a bit over the past few weeks and as a result we've now got basically all the info on it all contained in this one piece!
Tesla confirms their promise to bring feature complete FSD to their cars by years end, says AutoPilot is not 9x safer than humans, Mazda shows off it's all EV MX-30, Samsung unveils their new Exynos 990 chip, the DJI Mavic Mini price leaks, SpaceX details plan to send 42,000 into orbit plus lots more Tesla news!
The front USB ports on the Tesla Model 3, which were originally just intended to be used to charge your phone, have become quite vital. You may want two phones plugged in and charging, a USB drive and even other things all plugged into them meaning you need a USB hub. With all this extra tech it can quickly become a bit of a mess in there too so Jeda has come out and custom made a USB Hub especially for the Model 3.
Today I'm going to take you through a brief crash course in Internet privacy and security. You might not learn anything. Maybe you'll learn a lot. It'll depend on how tech savvy you already are. But hopefully you'll learn at least one interesting or useful feature and we can all experience the awesome fun of technology more privately.
Techtober continues with Google finally spilling all the beans on their Made By Google kit, scientists make a key breakthrough to help lithium batteries, Skydio goes after the commercial market and Steve Jobs' Ghost describes how transport may go negative very soon...
While there's quite the number of legacy car manufacturers releasing hybrid or fully electric cars these days it's not too often you see one as well executed as what Volvo's just done. The new Volvo CX40 Recharge marks the start of their "Recharge" brand roll out which will be for full BEV (and hybrids too) which is sure to take over in the years to come.
Join me as I get out of my usual Tesla mode and take a more in depth look at what a major legacy car maker is up to. To see what they have planned for the future by diving into their past at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.
In this weeks Tipping Point we see 3D printing at the nanoscale accelerate 1000 fold, Encryption comes under government threat world wide, Google finally starts to roll out their colorizing AI, the DJI Mavic Mini leaks, even US energy giants are talking up renewables and more!
This past week has been an explosion of tech with the new Surface Duo and Neo, Tesla's huge V10 software update, Skydio finally launching their second generation drone and more. We've also got great news with China shutting down huge amounts of coal plants, the OnePlus 7T going official and trials confirming that senolytics really works in humans.
What good is amazingly new and awesome technology like drones if you don't have anywhere to use it? That's exactly why we took to Germany's famed Black Forest region to drive, explore and most importantly fly!
This evening at a private event SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed their not-so-secret Starship Mark 1 design. On display behind him dwarfing their very first Falcon 1 rocket, the 50 metre high rocket looks like an absolute beast. If things run to schedule, Musk wants to have it fly to orbit in the next 6 months!
Some great future tech released this past week with a gorgeous, fully wrap around screen phone by Xiaomi, Impossible Foods meat is now on sale in stores, AI takes on Earthquakes, Boston Dynamics officially releases their Spot robot and a landmark change in transport with Daimler announcing they're stopping development of combustion engines.
Yes that's right. Taking delivery of one of the first Tesla Model 3's in Australia we drove away from our delivery appointment last Thursday in our own Batmobile. After a week of driving, playing, poking and learning I thought I'd give a few quick first impressions.
Climate Change is a big, huge, very serious issue that virtually everyone is now essentially numb to. But there's a growing problem I've seen more and more over the years in the general media, the idea that to "fight" or "solve" Climate Change we need some huge, outlandish Moonshot idea. That's rubbish.
There's been a lot of disruption that has occurred over the last two decades and even more that's happening now. So today we're looking at what the biggest disruptive technologies out there are and how they will change your future day to day life.
Tons of fantastic news this week with AI creating it's first drug, Facebook hilariously expecting people to trust it with a dating service, Australia's main grid hitting 41% renewables, heaps of new EVs released plus a new study showing for the first time in humans that ageing may be reversible! And more!
VW has finally, finally announced the production version of their brand new ID.3! They have been teasing and speaking about it for years now and they've even been advertising and hyping it in camouflage. Thankfully the wait is (mostly) over and we now know a lot more solid details about it.
Honda has announced the production version of their brand new Honda e electric vehicle. Like many other car makers they have been teasing and slowly releasing details over the past year but now they're showing off the production version at the Frankfurt Auto Show.
Tesla has just released the first details on what Model 3 accessories and upgrades will be available here in Australia. In an online brochure they not only outlined what will be released here but for how much too.
So you've ordered or already have your sweet Tesla. Then you realise that you need a USB drive solution for it. Maybe you want to store 100 GB of (legal) music on it, maybe you want to use Sentry Mode or the Dashcam features? Either way you're going to need a good, proper solution so read on!