Tag: Sweden

  • Sweden gratifies blood donors with an acknowledgement text

    Sweden gratifies blood donors with an acknowledgement text

    While donating blood may be a noble cause, there’s little one can do to track where their donated blood is used, or even when it is used. While there has been a great increase in blood donation rate the number of new donors doesn’t seem to rise. To tackle both problems, Sweden have spun a…

  • Sweden may house first Space airport within 10 years

    Sweden may house first Space airport within 10 years

    Kiruna, is a township in Sweden, you have most likely not even heard of. Its airport is one popular landmark though, with continuous flights to London and Tokyo. Soon, this could be the travel portal of the world, with plans of a commercial space flight provision on. This is being initiated and triggered off by…

  • LG Optimus L3 shows up in Sweden with entry-level Android goodies

    LG Optimus L3 shows up in Sweden with entry-level Android goodies

    The words ‘entry-level’ and ‘Android’ have not yet started making it in the same sentence but here’s a start. The LG Optimus 3 seems to be coming in with an ordinary being and the right amount of desirable content that you would seek from a device with such capabilities. It will be placed below the…

  • Swedish Government to Introduce Text Message Payments for Postage Stamps

    Swedish Government to Introduce Text Message Payments for Postage Stamps

    Postage stamps do speak a lot for their countries. It has been the focal point of philatelic which uncovers many interesting history facts. Swedish Government is planning to freshen up its postal system by allowing people to pay for their postage through text messages thus replacing stamps. This is similar to the system that is…

  • From Sweden with Love: Inside the Assange Lair

    From Sweden with Love: Inside the Assange Lair

    As whistleblower Julian Assange continues to make headlines, one thing that cannot go unnoticed is the air of mystery surrounding him. In true flamboyant style, he seems to be doing his best to impersonate a James Bond villain. This has become more so evident if we take a sneak peek into the infamous Pionen data…

  • Jumbo Hostel in Sweden’s Stockholm-Arlanda Airport

    Jumbo Hostel in Sweden’s Stockholm-Arlanda Airport

    Does anyone find planes comfortable to sleep on? Exactly. Then who in their right mind would want to stay in a hostel built out of one? Jumbo Hostel is a world first and probably last. Built on board a real Boeing 747-200 jumbo jet parked at the end of a runway at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport in…

  • Sweden’s oddly named People of Lava TV is first to be Android powered

    Sweden’s oddly named People of Lava TV is first to be Android powered

    Sweden is known for its mountains, cheese, bank accounts and of course Heidi. They’re now going to be noted for their Televisions. A company called People of Lava (I’d love to know the origin of this name) is gearing up to launch the first Android-based TV set that will have full internet connectivity. What good…

  • Volkswagen builds a huge interactive piano

    Volkswagen Sweden turned stairs in a subway to a large interactive piano. [Doobybrain]

  • Swedish clock displays time as well as your energy usage

    Swedish clock displays time as well as your energy usage

    We seen quite a few gadgets that display energy usage at your home. But most of them are in numbers which dont make sense immediately. But wouldn’t it be nice if it was displayed in some visual way so that it would actually keep your energy usage down. The Energy Aware Clock is designed by…

  • 4G base station being tested commercially in Sweden

    4G base station being tested commercially in Sweden

    The world’s first radio base station with a commercial 4G network has been deployed in Sweden by Telia. Telia is one of the mobile operators in the world building next generation networks for mobile broadband with 4G technology. Telia claim that it has connected the 4G base to its IP network and to test a…