Solar Panel Charging Table for Electronic Devices

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It’s a problem that many of us will face on a regular basis, being out in public and having little to no battery left on our devices. Whether you need your phone to get in touch with friends, or are in need of a fully charged laptop or tablet for an important meeting, it is vital that we stay connected. Sol NRG believes they have the best solution for charging portable devices on the run, or when away from a normal power source, its solar panel charging table.


The table comes in two different sizes, either 70x70cm or 60x60cm and uses numerous solar panels so that even if some of the table is covered, the rest will still be producing energy. The table converts the other panels will still harness the sun’s energy and allow it to continue to produce electricity. On a day with plenty of sunshine the table takes three hours to be fully charged. Once the table’s battery is fully charged, it can then in turn charge up to 33 smartphones fully.


One of the best features of the table is that the power it generates is distributed continuously and evenly, so a phone will charge at a normal rate and multiple devices can be charged at one time. Whilst aimed at hoteliers and those in the hospitality industry, it would also work well in a garden or any place without a constant source of power, such as a campsite.


To find out more details about the table, its technical specifications and for more images, follow this link.

SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/solar-panel-charging-table-for-electronic-devices/

Hyundai Vision G Concept

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Hyundai has been trying to enter the luxury market for quite some time, but with not much success. The unveiling of the Hyundai Vision G Concept may just change the future of the Korean company.


The long hood, high belt line and the cabin’s slingshot visage give the Vision G a more bold look, an emphasis for Hyundai’s future lineup of premium vehicles. The Vision G is powered by a 5.0 liter Tau V8 which outputs 420 horsepower with 383 lb-ft of torque. The focus of the Korean company on “luxury” involves both performance and design.



VIA: Spendingitall.com

SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/hyundai-vision-g-concept/

Flyte : Levitating Light

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Flyte is a levitating light bulb that can also be used to charge your phones and lasts up to 22 years.



View on IPPINKA: http://www.ippinka.com/blog/flyte-levitating-light/

SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/flyte-levitating-light/

Space Researches Participated In Simulated Mars Mission On Austrian Glacier

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Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria and Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain (R) stand in front of a quad bike during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal, Austria, August 7, 2015. The Austrian Space Forum is sending some of its researchers to practice weight-less walking in spacesuits on a glacier which resembles the terrain on Mars. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)


Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain and Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria (R) take stone samples during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal, Austria, August 7, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)


Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria and Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain (R) stand in front of a quad bike during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal, Austria, August 7, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)


Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria takes stone samples during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal August 7, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)


Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain rides a quad bike during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal August 7, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)


Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria (L) and Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain are prepared for a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal August 7, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)


Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria and Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain (R) prepare for a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal August 7, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)


Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain works together with Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria (R) during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal August 7, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)


Tourists walk along a glacier during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal August 7, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)


Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain and Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria (R) take stone samples during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal August 7, 2015. (Photo by Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)

SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/space-researches-participated-in-simulated-mars-mission-on-austrian-glacier/

Honda XR650 | by Daniel Peter

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Beautiful custom Honda XR650 built by Daniel Peter, a professional photographer.





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SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/honda-xr650-by-daniel-peter/

5 Tools to Improve Your Project Management in 2015

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With the right tools you can accomplish great things in business. This is especially true when it comes to managing your projects. In fact, project management needs can be so diverse that having the right tool in your arsenal is key to your organization’s success.

These days, almost all project management tools come with user-friendly interface so that people can incorporate them effortlessly. However, the best tools allow you to do more than just managing your projects. They let you keep your internal and external collaborators on the same page, apart from offering a host of features and functionalities such as interactive timelines, time stamping, data tracking, expense management, task delegation capabilities, and content gathering.

While collaboration and communication remains the most important feature of project management tools for 2015, project analysis also plays a crucial role to improve your organization’s efficiencies and processing. The popular tools are integrated with analytics right into the software to help you streamline business processes as well as improve your bottom line.

Here are 5 tools to improve your project management in 2015.

Nutcache

Originally developed as a simple time-tracking and invoicing software in 2013, Nutcache was re-launched as a collaborative project management tool this year. It claims to make project management and collaboration extremely easy and flexible, while making its functionalities more business oriented.

This tool is designed keeping the project management requirement of businesses of all sizes and needs. Nutcache offers scrum boards to assign tasks with due dates as well as collaborative boards where your team members, clients and other collaborators can share ideas, feedback, and documents in order to work together to reach a common goal.

Using Nutcache, you can:

Create project boards and assign tasks to team members with deadlines
Create lists and cards on the collaborative boards to fill up crucial information related to a specific project
Attach files and documents to projects
Analyse your project’s progress and ROI using 9 graphical indicators
Get an in-depth overview of critical data and stats
Project/time-tracking
Generate invoices and send them to clients directly
Integrated with popular payment gateways, and more

OrangeScrum

OrangeScrum, a modern project management tool, is a great option for small and medium businesses, agencies and freelancers. If you are still using emails to manage your projects for budget constraints, this is one of the viable solutions for you. Based on a CakePHP framework, OrangeScrum is designed for IT professionals, construction and manufacturing industries, and education and health care units among others.

As an open source project management software, the feature list is quite surprising. It includes a scrum task board, apart from progress tracking and resource planning. In addition, there is a paid SaaS solution that comes with professional services and support from the parent company Andolasoft.

Features include:

  • Collaboration to work with remote teams, offshore partners and clients
  • Respond on the go
  • Assign and manage projects/tasks via scrum board
  • Share and discuss ideas, queries and feedback across organization in conversation threads
  • Send automatic reminder emails, and more

Tuleap Open ALM

More than a project management tool, Tuleap Open ALM is great application lifecycle management software that also supports project management and agile development. In 2013, this tool was honored with the InforWorld.com Bossie Award. Tuleap Open ALM is used by many fortune 500 companies, apart from numerous small and mid-sized businesses.

It is a highly flexible tool that allows for traditional, agile, hybrid, and custom project management processes. It allows a host of functionalities including planning, task management, reporting and more. It also integrates with various other tools such as SVN, GIT, Jenkin, etc.

Its features include:
Prioritize assignments with drag and drop ranking feature
Centralized view of the backlog
Sprint planning by tracking teams’ capacity
Assign tasks to individual team members
Track project advancements and view remaining work with burndown
Kanban and Scrum boards
Internal and external collaboration, and more

Wrike

Another user-friendly and flexible tool for managing your projects seamlessly. Wrike offers various functionalities often required by larger organizations. It allows you to add tasks right from your email and it integrates with Apple Mail and MS Outlook. Besides, there is no need to recreate your existing spreadsheets as Wrike is integrated with Microsoft Excel.

It additionally offers an active stream, providing real time updates and notification about your projects’ status. There is provision for various projects within the stream; nevertheless, it comes with per-project filters. There are reporting and analysing features available with Wrike. The Gantt chart lets you create milestones for each project and monitor task dependencies. The document collaboration feature, on the other hand, allows real time viewing and editing of your files.

Other features of Wrike are:

  • Pull documents and files from Dropbox, Google Drive and Box
  • @mention the teammates within the activity stream so that they can instantly see messages in the workspace
  • Graphical representations to monitor task/project status and progress with real time updates
  • Create user groups, customize them and share documents accordingly
  • Create custom workflow
  • Synchronize tasks and milestones on add-on calendars
  • MyCollab

    MyCollab

    offers project, CRM and document management for businesses of all sizes and requirements. MyCollab-Project, as the project management tool is known as, comes with numerous features. The likes of its features include a Gantt chart, time tracking, setting milestones, risk and problem management, and issue management. There are three editions available for MyCollab-Project, including a free version (Community Edition).

    Build in Java, MyCollab bundles various open source frameworks and libraries. The project management module is aimed to improve project functionalities and mobile distribution of businesses.

      The features of MyCollab include:


  • Create milestones, tasks and task groups
  • Get latest updates on your projects’ status and advancements
  • Generate project reports
  • Send direct messages to team members
  • Integrates with Dropbox
  • Add users and roles. Users can customize their profile
  • Time tracking
  • View activity streams that provide detailed descriptions along with complete history data, and more
  • Conclusion

    This is, by no means, a comprehensive list. There are several agile project management tools out there to improve your teams’ performance and your organization’s efficiencies in 2015 and beyond. But as mentioned, not all of them have the right features and functionalities required by your particular business to manage projects successfully. Remember selecting the right tool is therefore key to successful project management.

    SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/5-tools-to-improve-your-project-management-in-2015/

    Taab | Lense Focus Tab

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    Taab is the easiest way to add a focus tab on your lens, simply slip it on to get a sturdy finger rest, a smooth grip and tactile feel when you need critical focus, it also gives you a visual guide to let you know your focus point.




    SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/taab-lense-focus-tab/

    ZAP Wireless Remote Outlets

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    Control any gadget in your house remotely with this affordable converter kit.




    SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/zap-wireless-remote-outlets/

    Green 3D Printer Prints Living Designs From Organic “Ink”

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    Project PrintGREEN is turning 3D printers into on-demand gardeners after designing a “green” 3D printer in 2013. The printer produces living prints, printing customized objects in a variety of sizes and forms. The project was created at the University of Maribor in Slovenia, conceived of by students Maja Petek, Tina Zidanšek, Urška Skaza, Danica Rženičnik and Simon Tržan, with help from their mentor Dušan Zidar. The project’s goal is to unite art, technology, and nature, creatively producing living designs with the help of technology.


    The “ink” in the machine is a combination of soil, seeds, and water which can be designed to print in any shape or letter. After drying, the muddy mixture holds its form and begins to sprout grass from the organic material. PrintGREEN’s slogan is a twist on the old conservationist motto, “think before you print,” telling their audience to “print, because it is green.” You can follow the project’s progress on their Facebook page here.







    Via Colossal, My Modern Met

    SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/green-3d-printer-prints-living-designs-from-organic-ink/

    The Lexus Hoverboard In Photos

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    According to Sam Sheffer of The Verge: “Last month, Lexus invited The Verge out to Spain to see and ride its actual, functional, honest-to-goodness hoverboard. The board — about 20 pounds of wood, plaster, and science — was created for an ad campaign, and works with a combination of liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductors and magnets. It levitates about an inch and a half above the ground until the nitrogen evaporates, a process that takes 15 to 20 minutes depending on the weather.”


    “I had the chance to ride the board, but in the few minutes I had with it, I managed to hover for just few feet at a time. Balance proved to be quite a challenge — because of the way the board works, it acts sort of like a tightrope and wobbles from side to side, which is a problem you don’t need to deal with on a traditional skateboard.”


    “Sadly, this isn’t the hoverboard the world expected to get after watching 2015-era Marty McFly in Back to the Future Part II. Sure, it works — but it’s not for sale, and even if it were, it’d be more trouble than it’s worth. Still, it just looks cool, and I had a blast trying it out.”











    Via The Verge

    SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/08/the-lexus-hoverboard-in-photos/