The car runs on Sony’s Bio Battery which, in turn, gets its energy from breaking down sugars like those found in soda and fruit drinks. Therefore, the efficiency of the car depends on the liquid used (apparently, grape juice is the best). Obviously, a toy like this is intended as an eco-friendly alternative to electricity, but unless you are sifting through dumpsters for the residue in Red Bull cans, all you are really doing is wasting food. At any rate, the car is still in the prototype phase, so there is no word yet on when it might actually be available for sale. [Gigazine via Inhabitat]
RC Car Runs On Sugar, Just Like You
Trending Stories Right Now
Good morning! It’s a busy world out there. All The News You Missed Overnight gives you a guide to everything techy that happened while you were sleeping.
It looks like we might have the Google Chromecast 2 and the new Chromecast Audio dongles available in Australia in the next couple of weeks, with Kogan's listing gone live and JB Hi-Fi reportedly having the products in its inventory. Point of Sale marketing material is also starting to arrive in stores.
Are you a fervent acolyte of the on-demand video streaming revolution and yet still yearn for some of the old-school television charm? OttoPlay is an add-on for Netflix (and YouTube and Hulu) that brings back the old channel surfing feel, letting you skip across "channels." It may be more rewarding than normal recommendations, at least.