the future

Never stand in line again: Nissan releases ProPILOT self-queuing, self-moving chairs 【Videos】

Waiting outside may now be more fun than getting inside.

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The future is (kind of) here – Something not quite right with Toyota’s patent for a flying car

It’s 2015, so where are the flying cars? Sure, we have plenty of cool stuff like lifelike anime girl mousepads and plastic bag swimsuits, but where are the flying cars and floating cities that science fiction promised us would exist by now? I don’t know about you, but I’m kind of disappointed.

Thankfully one car company is picking up the slack: Toyota. They recently submitted a patent for their version of a flying car, complete with diagrams and detailed explanations. Is the future we were promised finally going to be a reality? Or is the only thing soaring in the sky our high hopes? Read on to find out!

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Elecom Wireless Projection Keyboard is All Keys and No Board

It’s not quite household holographic video conferencing, but we’re getting there: on March 13, Japanese electronics company Elecom unveiled their TK-PBL042BK wireless projection keyboard for consumer markets.

The device projects a keyboard illuminated in red light on a flat surface and detects which keys are pressed via sensor that tracks the movement of your fingers.

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