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Road Train Cars Successfully Tested

Road Train Cars Successfully Tested June 20, 2012 | General, Travel News | Read More
The newest breakthrough in the movement towards autonomous driving, the first public test of futuristic “road train” cars—conducted on a highway in Spain—was a resounding success. Road train cars feature not one, but three unmanned vehicles following a truck with a human driver. The...

Folding Screens Could Seriously Change Techy-Travel

Folding Screens Could Seriously Change Techy-Travel May 23, 2011 | Business, Gear Guide, Travel News | Read More
Sleek, sexy and compact…nope, not supermodels–computer screens! The trend for ridding technology of “clutter” isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and now a foldable screen will soon be hitting the market. At the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology in South Korea, geeks (JK,...

Next time You’re at the Airport: PowerKiss

Next time You’re at the Airport: PowerKiss April 14, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Sorry if we got your hopes up but PowerKiss has nothing to do with actual kissing, but it’s the latest technology developed for airports that’s making traveler’s feel a lot more high-tech. PowerKiss is a Finnish company specializing in wire-free cell phone charging technology. According...

The Future of Airport Customer Service: Holograms?

The Future of Airport Customer Service: Holograms? February 7, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
To shorten security lines, improve customer service, and make passengers feel like they are in a Star Wars film, Manchester and London Luton airports have introduced holograms at their bag check queues. Manchester unveiled their two holograms “John” and “Julie” on January 31st and a few days...

Ultimate Roadtrip Dream Car Born, Internet Included

Ultimate Roadtrip Dream Car Born, Internet Included January 10, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Hyundai is making it hard to resist a sweet road trip with all your buddies. The company has just introduced its new Blue Link system to the market, which has the promise of making your next vehicle a digital playground. GPS, entertainment, OnStar and even Internet…all you need is a kitchen and...

London’s Famous Buses Get a Facelift

London’s Famous Buses Get a Facelift November 24, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Travel News, UK | Read More
Just in time for London’s hosting gig of the 2012 Summer Olympic games, the double-deckers have gone green with a makeover. These new versions of the double-decker buses contain a hybrid engine that is 40% more fuel efficient than the standard diesel-powered engines usually used for buses. The...

New Fatigue Sensor Will Please Jetlagged Passengers, Tired Moms Alike

New Fatigue Sensor Will Please Jetlagged Passengers, Tired Moms Alike October 27, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
You know that feeling of exhaustion? Being jet-lagged, stretched thin, overworked or underpaid? Your eyes might be burning; your bones feel like lead and nobody will give you a break. But now on the market comes a new fatigue sensor– the handy little gadget, created by the Japanese electronics...

iPhone Accessories You’ll Never Need – Unless You Want To Be Laughed At

iPhone Accessories You’ll Never Need – Unless You Want To Be Laughed At August 9, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
In the modern world, there are two types of inventions. There are those which are truly innovative, and often created by individuals and teams of exceptionally talented people. Then, there are those which can hardly be called inventions at all. Rather than employing new technologies, they are objects...

China to Develop Car-Straddling Bus – Finally

China to Develop Car-Straddling Bus – Finally August 6, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
One of the largest and most noticeable side-effects of a large population is, expectedly, larger amounts of traffic congestion. With China’s population climbing towards 1.5 billion, issues with transportation are top of mind. Though some people expect China’s population to level soon, transportation...

Virgin Atlantic Moves Toward In-Flight TV in Live Time

Virgin Atlantic Moves Toward In-Flight TV in Live Time July 29, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Virgin Atlantic has been busy lately. First they paint Dita Von Teese on the side of one of their airplanes. Next they send out SpaceShipTwo on its first manned test-flight. And now, they are talking about getting live TV on their airplanes within the next four years (just in time for the next World...
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