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Whistl trials electric unicycle, the AirWheel Q3, for urban deliveries

Chris Price Energy & Efficiency, Transport, Travel Gadgets Leave a Comment

It may look a bit like a poor man's Segway, but meet the AirWheel unicycle.  Billed as  a futuristic transport device, it's being deployed by whistl (formerly TNT Post) to get parcels around the city more quickly. Posties from whistl took to the streets of London, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham on Monday 15th September, creating…

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Review: British Gas Remote Heating Control

shinychris Energy & Efficiency, Home Appliances Leave a Comment

Name: British Gas Remote Heating Control  Type: Remote heating control system Specifications: Click here for full specs Price as reviewed: £199.99 (British Gas customers), £229.99 (non British Gas customers) British Gas has come up with a complete solution to…

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SugarSync CEO Laura Yecies: Dirty cloud claims are "totally ridiculous"

Gerald Lynch Energy & Efficiency, Software, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

As cloud storage becomes more and more the norm for both consumers and businesses, concerns are being raised around the cloud's energy efficiency. Companies like Apple with their iCloud service have fallen foul of campaigns from the likes of Greenpeace,…

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Futur Fusion: When tech meets art and cyborgs

Gerald Lynch Biotechnology, Concepts, Energy & Efficiency, Features, Gallery, Robots, Science, Tech Digest news 24 Comments

We're suckers for robots, cyborgs and visions of the future here at Tech Digest, so we jumped at the chance to get a closer look at the new Futur Fusion exhibition taking place in London's Covent Garden area. A showcase…

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REVIEW: AlertMe Starter Energy monitoring kit

Gerald Lynch Energy & Efficiency, Energy systems, Features, Reviews, Tech Digest news 3 Comments

In these penny-pinching times we need every bit of help we can get to keep our bills down. Is AlertMe the solution to keeping those electricity bills in check, or a needlessly expensive alternative to switching off the lights before heading on out for the day?

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