#X: It Can Wait. Why You Should Not Text While Driving

AT&T has launched a campaign to discourage people from texting while driving using the hashtag #ItCanWait. It encourages drivers to send #x to anyone they are currently texting before they start driving. The #x indicates they are about to drive so they’ll stop texting them until further notice. Demi Lovato did an advertisement with AT&T…

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Solarcentury WIll Build A 48 MW Holisitc Solar Farm

Cleantechnica. Over the years, there have been several attempts to build extra-environmentally friendly solar farms, incorporating traditional farming with its 21st century cousins — sheep and free-range poultry ranging in between and underneath solar panels, grazing and generally keeping things tidy. In the same tradition as these farms, Primrose Solar has selected Solarcentury to help…

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Xmetrics Is A Coach That Swims With You

There are many activity tracking devices on the market, but they serve different purposes and people. Some of the most basic, and oldest ones include stopwatches and calorie counters. Some are designed for swimmers, however, the founder of Xmetrics found them all to be too inconvenient. Xmetrics is a wearable technology for swimmers’ heads that…

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New Battery Tech Recharges In 2 Minutes And Lasts 20 Years

I’ve been monitoring and writing about battery technology advancements for years, and was let down so many times. This time, a li-ion battery technology that can be recharged to 70% in 2 minutes has been developed, and it can theoretically last 20 years! This technology is facilitated by the use of a titanium dioxide-based gel…

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Mind Control May Come To A Wearable Device Near You

Thync is a Silicon Valley startup company based in Los Gatos, California which developed a highly unusual technology which they demonstrated for Brad Stone, a writer on Bloomberg BusinessWeek. This isn’t outright mind control. However, it is somewhat similar. A prototype device with two electrodes were placed on his head to target his cranial nerves.…

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Abu Dhabi Will Host The First Solar Impulse Flight Around The World

The Solar Impulse 2 is a solar-powered airplane that will make the first solar flight around the world. The flight will start and end in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to Masdar. H. E. Dr. Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber, UAE minister of state and chairman of Masdar said: ‘Abu Dhabi, Masdar and Solar…

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