Next generation

Is Pre-paid And Mid-market The Future For iPhone?

Traditional pre-release Apple hardware predictions have begun for the next generation of iPhone. As per Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Whitmore, two iPhones will be launched this fall, one a true next-generation iPhone 5 device, and the other an “iPhone 4S” that would actually resemble the iPhone 4, but would be sold unlocked with pre-paid service

Upcoming MacBook Airs Have Sandy Bridge Processors

Some 380,000 next generation MacBook Airs have been ordered by Apple from its manufacturers in Asia, these models use Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors, which are a major step up from the Core 2 Duo processors used in current MacBook Airs. Rumors began circulating in May, as reported earlier by us, that Apple would bring both

NextGen Bulletproof & Fragment Resistant Boots

Landmines have been described as “weapons of mass destruction – in slow motion.” Princess Diana brought to the world’s attention how landmines kill or injure one human every 22 minutes. In response, a new “blast and fragment resistant” combat boot is on the market. Learn how it’s made of more than 10 layers of bullet

NextGen Supersonic Jets To Get Rid Of Boom

True to its aeronautic roots, NASA is evaluating a new generation of supersonic airplane designs to see whether they can reduce sonic-boom levels. Boeing and Lockheed Martin have submitted futuristic concepts that look similar to the Concorde, but aim to muffle the annoying and potentially damaging sonic boom problem. Airplanes flying faster than sound create

Liquid Body Armor A Reality

The researchers have combined this “shear-thickening” liquid with Kevlar to create a new bullet-proof material. The company is keeping the chemical formula of the liquid a secret, but it works by absorbing the force of the bullet strike and responding to it by becoming much thicker and more sticky. The BAE scientists describe it as “bullet-proof custard”.

NexGen Weapons: Acoustic Weapons in Nature

A variety of nonlethal acoustical weapons have been proposed and evaluated. Some of these are little more than fancy loud-speakers, while others involve more subtle or sophisticated processes and truely deserve the designation of acoustic weapon.

10 Critical Engineering Solutions Required From Engineers Today.

Being an engineer is not easy these days. There is a demanding consumer industry which wants the best, and because of that, engineers today need to solve many problems for our future generation.  Recently, BusinessWeek asked several futurists, about the challenges that are critical to overcome. Today, RealityPOD has summarized their answers. These ideas will

NextGen Soldier: Engineering Body Armor

The New York Times just posted a story claiming that a secret Pentagon study, originally obtained by Soldiers for Truth, found that 80% — eight out of ten! — Marines with upper body wounds could have been saved by use of proper body armor. So, after reading this article we thought, what are the next generation