Emirates Airline - you know, the ones who sponsor Arsenal's stadium - have launched 23inch widescreen tellys on their planes. Ok, so that's only in first class but business class passengers get 17inch screens and those in economy 10.6.
It's no wonder the firm has won the best Inflight Entertainment in the World for the past two years. They say the new system provides an authentic home-cinema experience and took three years to develop. They even come with WiFi touchscreen controllers...
One constant cry we hear in our jobs looking at all the new technology coming down the pike is "Where's my jetpack?" We told you about the TAM Rocket Belt and now Jetpack International is getting into the game. Their project: a turbine powered jet pack with an estimated flight time of 19 minutes, with a range of 27 miles at a max altitude of 250 ft. Cost is $200,000, or a little under $8,000 per mile. See it in action after the jump. [GT]
Looking a bit like a slimmed-down Segway that joined a Swiss Army gang, the Easy Glider is the 21st century answer to the horseless chariot. You can travel via the little trailer on the back or, if you're a lazy inline skater, you can use it to pull you around like a robotic sled dog. The Easy-Glider just won the top award at ispo Sport & Style 2007. [GT]
Every electric scooter I've seen seems to look like a child's bike and travels about five miles at a similar speed per hour. But at least it's doing something to help the environment. The Vectrix Super-Scooter is claimed to be different - in fact, it's just as good as a petrol runaround.