Tech and Gadgets Archive

Dog receives prosthetics and runs for the first time

A nice heart warming tail (tale, tail…) for you today. This is the story of Derby the dog; born with deformed front legs that limited his movement, which meant he hobbled around. For longer walks he had a special harness that had wheels to replace his front...

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Rexnord’s popular Bearing Mobile Pro™ has been upgraded to provide you with a host of new selling tools at your fingertips Features include: – Enhanced technical data for the Rex® and Link-Belt® brands of mounted ball, mounted roller and cylindrical roller bearing products now includes a catalog...

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Schaeffler Motorsport Quartets is now available as an iPhone and iPod touch app for free downloading from the Apple Store. Players can “gamble” against digital opponents with horsepower, cubic capacity, number of cylinders and weight. Pitted against each other are vehicles from the over 25-year motorsport commitment...

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The Technical Pocket Guide (STT) from Schaeffler for your smartphone and tablet. Get technical knowledge as a reference work on your smartphone or tablet! The Technical Pocket Guide (STT) from Schaeffler is now available to students of technical subjects, engineers, and technicians as a compact and mobile...

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Bearing manufacturer SKF now have their mobile apps available in the App Store and Google Play. The SKF Bearing Calculator makes it easy to perform complex bearing calculations. With this app you can calculate rated bearing and grease life or search for other information like bearing frequencies or...

How bad is your Iphone 5 battery life?

Apple has now acknowledged that there are a number of IPhone 5s that were dispatched between September 2012 and January 2013 that may have defective batteries – Apple are offering new battery replacements for these phones.

How do you feel about driverless vehicles?

Google, Audi and Ford have all been making headlines recently with driverless cars which have been gaining a lot of interest and support from those who are interested and have tested them. However, industrial machinery companies such as Caterpillar and Komatsu have also created their first fleet...

Electromagnetics, engineering and the Marvel Universe

Patrick Priebe, a German craftsman, has created some of comic books best superhero powers that can be used by anyone. 

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Daily websites are hacked, and dumps of the email/password files are placed publicly online. For this reason, it is not a good idea to use the same password on all the sites you access, otherwise it would be easy for someone to use one of these passwords...