Airless Tyres, Using Resin Spokes Unveiled By Bridgestone (video)

Tyre makers Bridgestone have unveiled a new tyre they have created that requires no air inside to make it functional. The new airless tyres are instead equipped with resin spokes inside the tyre that provide support for the load of the vehicle.

The new resin spoke technology does not run from the inner circumference (rim) of the tyre to the outer circumference (tread) in a radial pattern. Instead, as pictured below the angle of each spoke on the inner circumference of the tyre is about 45° different from that on the outer circumference, to provide extra support.

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Microsoft Launches Limited Edition Year Of The Dragon Mice

Microsoft has unveiled a range of new mice, that its has launched to celebrate the 2012 Chinese New Year. The three limited edition mice have been designed exclusively from the Year of the dragon, and are available as either a Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 or Arc Touch Mouse.

The intricate dragon designs printed on the 3500 mice, have been created by artist Nod Young. Who gleaned inspiration for the designs, from the Nine-Dragon Wall located in China’s Beihai Park and also the popular Dragon Ball cartoon.

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iStation Turns Your iPad Into An Apple I (Video)

The iStation is a retro looking dock for your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, the device has taken its design inspriation from the Apple I and it is made of wood and comes with a removable wireless keyboard.

You can connect the iStation to your iPad, iPhone or iPod by Bluetoth or USB, and the device also comes with a built in USB port, 3.5mm audio jack and a microSD card slot, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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CineXPlayer iPad App Updated With AC3, DropBox Support And More

The popular CineXPLayer which is one of the better movie player applications available for Apple’s iPad. Has this week received a large update which makes the movie player even greater.

The new update which has rolled out brings with it support for Dropbox, that now allows you to connect and import files from within your Dropbox account, if you have one already setup on your iPad. You can also use the new import features to send files to your Dropbox account, or share files with iTunes.

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iPhone 5 And iPad 3 To Come With 4G LTE Next Year?

References to next years iPhone 5 and iPad 3 were recently found in iOS 5.1 Beta, and now according to a recent report Apple is expected to launch 4G LTE versions of the iPad 3 and iPhone 5 next year.

The news comes form Japan’s Nikkei, which has said Apple is working on a 4G LTE enabled iPad 3 which is expected to launch with NTT DoCoMo in Japan some time during the summer and also a 4G LTE enabled iPhone 5 which is expected to hit the carrier in the fall of 2012.

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Nexus One Gets ICS With CyanogenMod 9 (Video)

We heard recently that the CyanongenMod team were working to bring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to a number of Android devices with CyanogenMod 9, and now we get a look at an early build of CyanongenMod 9 running on the Nexus One.

It looks like almost everything is working in ICS on the Nexus one, although the camera and USB mass storage don’t work at the moment, we suspect it wont take the guys from the XDA long to get those things working.

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Spotify Apps Service Unveiled (video)

Last night Spotify launched their new Apps service which has now been integrated into the Spotify music browser. On the left side of the music browser a new section has been added called ‘App Finder’ which allows you to search and add more applications.

Spotify says anyone can create an app, and they have been added to service, to help users enjoy music in many new and exciting ways, says Spotify. The platform is powered by HTML 5 and allows the applications to work along side and enhance the Spotify user experience. Watch the promotional video after the jump to, get a taste of what the new Spotify Apps service has to offer.

 

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Asus Transformer Prime Launches December 12th

We have been hearing that the Asus Transformer Prime would go on sale in the US on the 8th of December, and now according to the guys over at the Verge, the Transformer Prime will be available online from the 12th of December and it retail stores from the 19th of December.

Although the Verge were told by Asus that these dates could change slightly, depending on how many pre-orders the company needs to fill first, and there are two versions available at launch.

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Microsoft Rolls Out New SkyDrive Features (video)

Microsoft have this week released a new upgrade to their SkyDrive service, in response to feedback they have received from users. SkyDrive is Microsoft’s Cloud service that allows users to share and store Office documents. Now Microsoft has updated the sharing features within the service, enabling you to share via email, post to networks or create a link.

Together with other features that allow you to manage your documents in a more accessible way. Watch a video created by Microsoft explaining the new SkyDrive features below.

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LG And Sony Ericsson Android Phones Get 50GB Of Free Cloud Storage With Box.net

Online cloud storage service Box.net has just announced that they are giving 50GB of free cloud storage to all LG Android devices running Android 2.1 and above, this includes both tablets and smartphones.

Box.net are offering the free 50GB of cloud storage from now until the 31st of March 2012, and it is available for LG Android smartphones from today and will also be available for all Sony Ericsson Android smartphones in the not too distant future.

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