Highlights from the 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Chris Wood

Chris Wood
Chris specializes in mobile technology for Gizmag, but also likes to dabble in the latest gaming gadgets. He has a degree in Politics and Ancient History from the University of Exeter, and lives in Gloucestershire, UK. In his spare time you might find him playing music, following a variety of sports or binge watching Game of Thrones.
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  • A closer look at the Malloy Aeronautics Hoverbike

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  • Moto X (2014) vs. Nexus 5

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The new method looks for specific isotopes that point to the origins of methane samples (I...

An MIT-led team of researchers has developed an instrument capable of quickly and accurately analyzing samples of methane, pinpointing how they were formed. The breakthrough could give scientists a greater understanding of the role the gas plays in global warming.  Read More

PiJuice provides the Raspberry Pi with battery and solar power options

Over the three years since its original launch, we’ve seen the small but mighty Raspberry Pi put to use in numerous projects. From phones to touchscreen desktop PCs, the little board has been at the center of all manner of creations, and with the recent release of the second generation Model B, we’re sure to see it put to use even more imaginative ways. PiJuice aims to up the versatility of the system, adding battery power to make it more portable.  Read More

The Shield is a Tegra X1-powered Android TV console from Nvidia

Nvidia’s latest addition to the Shield range is an Android TV-based console that lets you play games locally by taking advantage of the system’s Tegra X1 SoC, or access on-demand titles through the company’s GRID streaming service. As it’s based on Android, it’ll also provide access services such as Google Play, YouTube and Netflix, streaming media at up to 4K resolutions.  Read More

BlackBerry's latest smartphone isn't the flagship you might have been hoping for If you were hoping for a new flagship smartphone from BlackBerry, you might be disappointed by the Leap, with the new handset featuring a 720p display and the same Qualcomm processor we saw in the Z10 back in 2013. On the plus side, the Leap is one of the more attractive smartphones BlackBerry has released recently.  Read More

Mad Catz' new controllers – the S.U.R.F.R (right) and L.Y.N.X. 3 (right)

Mad Catz has revealed two new mobile controllers, each with a different focus. The accessories are designed primarily for use with Android, and aim to improve user experience in gaming and media, both at home and on the move.  Read More

The new Lumia 640 (right) and 640 XL (left)

Microsoft has two new smartphones on display at Mobile World Congress 2015, each offering some compelling specs at competitive price points. The handsets follow the established Lumia design language while offering 720p displays, quad core processors and optional LTE.  Read More

The Xperia Z4 tablet features a 10.1-inch display size with a 16:10 aspect ratio and 2,560...

Sony’s latest flagship tablet packs familiar Xperia stylings, a 2K display and a premium thin and light build. The Xperia Z4 marks a significant step up over the Xperia Z2 tablet it replaces, and is specced to compete with the iPad Air 2.  Read More

NASA's new study, which focused in part on the pictured auroral region, will help allow sc...

A new NASA study focusing on irregularities in Earth’s upper atmosphere may help scientists overcome disruptions in GPS communication. The findings provide an insight into the causes of the disruptive regions, and represent the first time that such observations have been made from space.  Read More

Under construction in Sweden, EcoDataCenter will have a positive impact on the world aroun...

Information and communications technology consumes a full 10 percent of the world’s electricity, meaning that whenever a new data center is designed, its efficiency is of paramount concern. A new project, known as EcoDataCenter, will be the world’s first-climate positive data center, utilizing various techniques and technologies to ensure a positive impact on the wider world.  Read More

The 20-foot-wide reflector antenna is a key component of the system, and is responsible fo... NASA mission controllers have successfully deployed the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory’s reflector antenna, in what is an important step along the road towards the satellite becoming fully operational.  Read More

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