The London Underground is innovating the technology that millions use every year. Called the "New Tube", the new train technology that is being rolled out is expected to improve efficiency and make the commute a greater experience overall. In combination with train platform upgrades, the New Tube promises safety, reliability, and swift service and it makes me want to visit London that much more. Check out the video below and the original article over on Engadet here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3Q0FZUKHkY
Elon Musk has dropped the gauntlet yet again, this time in the car industry with his company, Tesla Motors. Musk claims that Tesla cars will be able to function autonomously about 90% of the time that they are used. With a statement like that, I can't wait to see what kind of technology the company will be rolling our in 5-10 years! Check out the video below that inspired this post. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJmhpgW0Dmc
[ezcol_1half][/ezcol_1half] Procter and Gamble has teamed up with Whirlpool to produce one of the most innovative home appliances that I have seen for a while. Dry cleaning has been around since the 1930's, but has not been terribly accessible in one's home. Trips to the dry cleaners can be costly in terms of both time and money, but Swash hopes to change that. With a $500 price tag and a 12-pack of Swash pods costing only $7, I have no doubts this product will be successful with the right marketing. Read the original article over on Wired.
[ezcol_1half][/ezcol_1half]California has made headlines once again for being the leading edge in our nation and this time around it is in regards to anti-theft measures on smartphones. Not too long ago, the United States had no law requiring the service to remotely "wipe" or erase all data from cellular devices, but California hopes to be an influence for other states in the future. Check out the full article over on Life Hacker here.