Element Case, the maker of high-end iPhone cases, including the Vapor case for the iPhone 4, is trotting out a couple of new "motorsport-inspired cases" for the iPhone 3G and 3GS: the Formula 3 and Ion 3.
According to the company, the Formula 3 is the successor to its Liquid case, and is a three-piece "slide on" case that has flared corners and rubber tone finish. Its bottom piece is designed to easily slip off when docking your iPhone.
Meanwhile, Element is billing the Ion 3 as the most durable case in the line. It's … Read more
But a spate of real estate activity near a swatch of land owned by George "Kip" Kronenberg Jr. may indicate that the site will be near highway 130 between Elroy and McAngus roads, north of FM 812.
Although a development of 1,800 homes for a subdivision called Wandering Creek has been approved, its construction has not … Read more
Red Bull Racing pulls off another spectacular feat by driving a Formula 1 car on the sand at Juanillo Beach Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic.
In this Web video, team manager Tony Burrows explains the modifications that were made to the RB5 to run it on the sand.
No strangers to extremes, Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Sebastien Buemi, in January, drove a Red Bull Racing showcar on the frozen waters of northern Quebec.
GNU XaoS 3.5 is a free, open source fractal generator and "zoomer" that offers smooth, fluid navigational movement as you zoom in or out of a fractal. It includes 24 well-known fractal formulas with many possible variations in effects and appearance, but you can also use it to generate your own fractals. It offers effects like a starfield generator, embossing, motion blur, pseudo 3D mode, and even a text display.
The program's 32-bit installation executable includes the 64-bit version for recent editions of Windows like Vista and 7, both of which we used for testing. The … Read more
Numbers for iPad works well for creating spreadsheets and organizing data while away from your desktop, with a multitude of useful tools and a smart interface design to make your spreadsheet work easier. The app comes with a Getting Started file that walks you through everything from basic spreadsheet use to more complicated features using an intuitive tabbed interface. As you learn the various features, the Getting Started file directs you to try them on your own as you go--an excellent way to learn the ins and outs of Numbers.
The touch interface makes interacting with spreadsheets easy. Add rows … Read more
Engineers at a U.K. factory will be just as crucial to the success of the Williams Formula One team as the track-side engineers at the Grand Prix in Melbourne, according to Williams co-founder and engineering director Patrick Head.
If there is an abnormality in each car's engine, brakes, wings, or power supply, the problem is expected to be noticed in the U.K. before its track-side engineers find it, which might not be until something goes wrong.
Each Williams F1 car is equipped with over 200 telemetric sensors, which feed data to both the Melbourne and U.K. … Read more
The UK-based McLaren Group, which sponsors the likes of Jenson Button in Formula 1 racing, has created a wireless system that stores data and telemetry info for other athletes as well, including cyclists, rowers, and sailors.
UK Sport, which plans to invest about $500 million (300 million British pounds) in various Olympics endeavors as the country preps to defend its turf during the 2012 games in London, approached McLaren because it has "unique expertise" in data mining, according to the group's head of research and innovation Scott Drawer.
In case you haven't been following along, the Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix took place over this past weekend (Lewis Hamilton won, by the way). This race, in its infancy in the F1 repertoire, already has quite a reputation for the unique qualities of the race attributes and its environment in general. Today's web video takes a closer look at many of the features of the Singapore Circuit, courtesy of "Grand Prix Insights".
I know this is a little past the point since the race already took place, but I just found this video last … Read more