Apple Loves Being The Underdog

Cyclists who ride between dusk and dawn know that a sturdy bike light is key for safety. To address this need, a group of self-proclaimed “bike geeks” has designed what it is calling “indestructible” lights


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Fortified Bicycle Alliance is a team of students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. With more than a month remaining, Fortified’s Kickstarter campaign for its ultra-durable front and rear bicycle lights — the Aviator and Afterburner, respectively — has already doubled its $24,000 funding goal.
See also: Bicycle-Powered Treehouse Elevator Is Just as Cool as It Sounds
The team said it was inspired to launch after a friend had his bike light stolen, and was subsequently hit by a car, according Fortified’s page on the crowdfunding platform. To combat would-be thieves, Fortified’s lights lock onto a bicycle’s seat post and handlebars using a “proprietary security screw.” Read more…

This article has been curated from Fortified’s ‘Indestructible’ Bike Lights Guarantee Anti-Theft Protection

Have a few not-so-nice things to say about Apple’s newest products ? Don’t tell a fanboy — they don’t care
In this Sunday comic, Nitrozac and Snaggy of The Joy of Tech show us that Apple’s biggest supporters thrive off of negative criticism
Clearly, CEO Tim Cook will be laughing all the way to the bank

This article has been curated from Apple Loves Being the Underdog

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