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700c adventure bike folds flat in 60 secs, journeys on via RV or boat

Optimized specifically for the space-strapped needs of RVers and boaters, the all-new Flatbike Change Adventure folding bike is built to be an untethered force in two-wheeled escape. Whether you're sliding it in an RV to enjoy pedaling the maze of forest roads around camp, throwing it aboard a packraft to connect two waypoints separated by water, or hopping trains between epic rides in high-alpine resort towns, the Change is built to explore via any multimodal means necessary. Unlike the similarly minded Bike Friday…

Google is testing Pixel Fold’s swipe-up gesture for app continuity

With Android 15, the Pixel Fold could finally allow you to continue using apps on the cover screen after folding the device. Google is readying a new setting to let you choose when to transition apps from the inner display to the cover screen. It is borrowing the swipe-up gesture for app continuity from the OnePlus Open. We already have early visuals of the new tool thanks to Android expert Mishaal Rahman. Pixel Fold will let you swipe up on the cover screen to continue apps Currently, the Pixel Fold doesn’t support app…

Train seating area folds back to take bikes as needed

While it's always important to accommodate bicycle commuters, bike parking spots on trains can't seat non-cyclists when not in use. An experimental setup currently being trialled in Switzerland, however, may soon change that.The transformable seating area is presently being tested on a Stadler FLIRT (Fast Light Intercity and Regional Train) passenger car operated by Switzerland's Schweizerische Südostbahn (SOB) rail line.At times or on days when there are typically few bicycle commuters taking the train, the four seats…

With the press of a button this tiny house folds into a box that you can tow anywhere

You've heard of foldable phones, even foldable TVs, but a self-folding tiny house? This small home on wheels folds and unfolds like a transformer. With the push of a button, it can change its dimensions. It's a marvel of engineering and design that also respects the environment. Are you curious to see how it works? Let's take you on a tour to see what it offers.CLICK TO GET KURT’S FREE CYBERGUY NEWSLETTER WITH SECURITY ALERTS, QUICK VIDEO TIPS, TECH REVIEWS AND EASY HOW-TO’S TO MAKE YOU SMARTER Self-folding Grande S1…

Cruise cuts a quarter of its self-driving workforce, another e-scooter startup folds and a special year-end message

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive the newsletter every weekend in your inbox. Subscribe for free. Welcome back to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Hello! And goodbye! Well, at least until 2024. The Station is going to take a little break through the end of this year. I want to thank you all for reading our weekly newsletter and reaching…

Best Foldable Phone 2023: Top 10 Flips & Folds

In a world where so many regular smartphones look the same, foldables continue to be a source of excitement. A screen that can literally fold in half still feels pretty remarkable, despite having been around for several years. Apple is yet to release a folding iPhone, but there are plenty of different options to choose from on the Android side. These can be grouped into two main categories. One is a reimagining of the classic flip phone of the 1990s and 2000s, with the physical number pad replaced with an…

Battery-swappable Japanese e-scooter folds smaller than a briefcase

There are a surprising number of folding electric scooters out there designed to fit in a basic backpack or even shoulder bag, but Japanese personal mobility company Shimizu has even bigger ... er ... tinier aspirations. It's currently refining a prototype it says will be the world's smallest and lightest, and while we're not ready to rubber-stamp it as such, its 10-lb (4.5-kg) Arma folder is indeed impressively compact. The last-mile transporter quickly packs to the length and width of a piece of printer paper to carry…

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Beats Motorola Razr 40 Ultra in Folding Test, Survives Over 4,00,000 Folds

Samsung unveiled the premium Galaxy Z Flip 5 smartphone at the Galaxy Unpacked event in July alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 5. This year's clamshell foldable phone comes with some software improvements and it has a new hinge that allows for zero gap when folded. Besides the design, the durability of the latest Flex hinge was a big concern for Samsung fans. However, it appears that the Galaxy Z Flip 5 is more durable than advertised. A YouTuber has put the flip handset to the test and it managed to last over 4,00,000 folds…

Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 Teased to Get 8.02-Inch Internal Display, Claimed to Withstand Up to 5,00,000 Folds

Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 will be released in China on August 14. As the launch date nears, the Lei Jun-led company has shared multiple teasers on Weibo revealing new details about the foldable smartphone. The Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 is confirmed to come with an 8.02-inch foldable AMOLED inner display with 120Hz refresh rate. It is also claimed to deliver up to 1.34 days of battery life on a single charge. The Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 can supposedly withstand up to 5,00,000 folds, as per the company.Xiaomi posted details about the hinge,…

Corsair F4U electric longboard hits 30 mph, and folds in a jiffy

Electric longboards definitely track better than shorter e-skateboards, making them great for commuting … but they are harder to carry and store. The speedy Corsair F4U addresses that shortcoming with what looks like a quick and easy folding mechanism.Currently the subject of an Indiegogo campaign, the F4U is made by Corsair Longboards, which is in turn part of MIT's Sandbox Innovation Fund Program. The board was invented by MIT aerospace engineer Caden Moore, who was inspired to do so after a friend's difficult-to-store…