Mercedes-AMG teamed up with will.i.am to unveil “WILL.I.AMG”, a one-off vehicle to promote technology skills for future generations. To make it a reality, West Coast Customs took an AMG GT four-door and transformed it into a futuristic vehicle, complete with suicide doors. It was built for Will.i.am’s “The Flip” initiative, which aims to give more students from disadvantaged communities access to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math).
If electric vehicles can have DC fast charging, why not all-electric aircraft? Meet the Diamond eDA40. Diamond Aircraft partnered with battery technology company, Electric Power Systems, to use their Battery Module with a DC fast charging system. This means that you’ll be able to power up a fully drained aircraft in approximately 20 minutes.
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Back in 1989, Apple released the Macintosh Portable, but it wasn’t exactly something you could fit in a pocket or even a standard backpack for that matter, as it weighed 16-pounds. Unfortunately (or fortunately), it was discontinued after 2-years, possibly due to its $16,790 USD price tag (adjusted for inflation). Industrial designer Rex Sowards wanted to change that with the Macintosh Pocket.
The Huawei Mate Xs 2 is the company’s latest foldable smartphone, and it’s definitely no slouch. Featuring a 6.5-inch AMOLED 120Hz display that expands to 7.8-inches when unfolded, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G chip, up to 12GB of RAM, 512GB of internal storage, a triple rear camera system (50MP Main, 13MP Ultra-Wide, 8MP Telephoto), a front-facing 32MP selfie camera, and a 4880 mAh battery with 66W fast wired charging.
A life-sized LEGO Ferrari F40 arrived at LEGOLAND California and made its debut at the theme park’s latest attraction, the LEGO Ferrari Build and Race, which opens on May 12, 2022. Comprised of over 358,000 parts, it took an entire team of designers and builders more than 1,800 hours to design as well as an additional 1,900 hours to construct.