Archive for September, 2009
by Simon Hill

The other day we had a look at the YikeBike which is an electronic rechargeable bike which folds up for easy carrying. It is intended as a commuter friendly way of getting around the city. Well the idea is obviously proving popular because Honda has just unveiled a prototype of their new electronic unicycle. It is a silver machine dubbed the U3-X and it completely lacks handlebars. Instead it has internal... Read More

by Simon Hill

The original Rubik’s Cube was an eighties sensation. It was a simple puzzle cube released for $10 a pop and everyone went mad for it. I’d say the idea has been done to death as countless less talented people than Erno Rubik have tried to emulate his success with lesser puzzles. The latest attempt to cash in on the old craze is the Rubik’s Touch Cube. It’s funny how we get obsessed with new... Read More

by Simon Hill

Nintendo have just announced that the Wii console will be reduced in price. They are dropping $50 off the price, bringing it down to $200. This latest round in the console war was sparked into life after Sony announced their new PS3 slim at the reduced price of $300 a few weeks ago. Since then they have shifted over 1 million units worldwide and look to be closing the gap on rivals Microsoft and Nintendo. Microsoft... Read More