3D printed fruit
Popping to the shop for a banana could well be a thing of the past with this brand new 3D printer that can print fruit.
The machine combines droplets of liquid – using a technique called spherification – to create fruit imitations that can be eaten.
Apple’s moving to the Beat
Finally after weeks of speculation Apple has confirmed that it will purchase headphone company Beats for $3bn.
The headphone brand were first established in 2008 and have stormed to success across the world and been featured in many big PR and advertising campaigns.
Source: Tech 2
Self-driving cars to be sold
Smiling to themselves as they drive down the street Google’s self-driving cars are set to be given a lease of life as the company builds 100 prototypes.
It has said the prototypes will be built later this year and will be tested by ‘safety drivers’ and it says it would like to have a small pilot program in California in the next couple of years.
Turning air into water
This device has been designed to collect water from condensation and its design, based upon a fig tree, allows it to produce up to 26 gallons of drinkable water a day.
The device was dreamed up in 2012 but the creators are now working on an ugraded version which may include solar pannels and LED bulbs to provide light at night.
Travelling at the speed of light
Here’s a man smoothly flying around the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington D.C using a jetpack.
The demonstration took part as part of Smithsonian magazine’s second annual The Future is Here Festival.
A real time Skype translator
Skype has announced it will soon be integrating a real-time translation service which it has been testing between German and English.
The translator will be rolling out on Windows 8 before the end of the year and then to other platforms in coming months.
Source: The Guardian