While Lexus teases us with hard to obtain hoverboards, a more practical kind of futuristic skateboard has been unveiled by an inventor in Japan: the WalkCar.
About the size and shape of a standard laptop computer, the electric mobility device moves like a Segway by changing direction in response to your shifting weight, and can easily fit inside of a backpack or briefcase
Composed of aluminum and powered by lithium batteries, the tiny mobility device was developed by Kuniako Saito, according to a report from Reuters
“I thought, ‘what if we could just carry our transportation in our bags, wouldn’t that mean we’d always have our transportation with us to ride on?'” Saito told the news site. “[M]y friend asked me to make one, since I was doing my masters in engineering specifically on electric car motor control systems.” Read more…
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Question by : I have a ,500 budget for a new laptop. Build or buy?
So my employer is moving servers to the cloud. They are giving me a $ 1,500 budget for a work at home laptop. Now, I love to play video games in my free time, and I do database programing for a living. So I will need a decently powerful laptop. I don’t know how to build a computer, but I have heard that you can build a more powerful computer cheaper than buying a brand name. I know a lot about processors and all the inner workings of a computer so buying good parts will be no problem. Is the fee for someone else to put it together less than the money I will save not buying a brand name?
Answer by Madhu Perera
I would buy a laptop, and 64-bit if your database programming applications support 64bit 🙂
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Question by Retrocowboy: Does anyone know of a PC (not a laptop) that is just for surfing the internet?
Looking for 10 pc’s that are simply for cloud computing so everything is stored online. I was think a server but I want to keep it a cheap as possible. A netbook might be one idea but I just want an LCD screen, keyboard and internet access.
Any ideas would be welcome!
Answer by Reality Check
Yes, they are called Thin Clients.
Most have a browser and a on and off button.. It won’t hold any information. They can’t get a virus and can’t be broken unless you drop it on the floor. There is no hard drive or moving parts. They are for connecting to a remote computer. But you can use them as stand alone also.
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