Archive for Luke Edwards

Kuai earphones track heart rate, movement, store music, connect to ANT+ and coach, all minus a phone

Kuai earphones track heart rate, movement, store music, connect to ANT+ and coach, all minus a phone

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The Holy Grail of sports tracking may have landed with the Kuai earphones. Unlike other offerings so far this offers everything in one package, without the need to carry a phone. We've already seen heart rate monitoring headphones, earphones that store... >>

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

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The year of 4K UHD Blu-ray is here in 2016 and it's bringing High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos too. Finally those 4K TVs that were bought in the Christmas sales can really get some use with enhanced picture vibrancy, colours and contras from this new... >>

Best drones of CES 2016: DJI, Parrot, Lily and more

Best drones of CES 2016: DJI, Parrot, Lily and more

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Drones may once have been a term associated with mindless machines and flying kill-bots, but now its fast becoming about fun. Quadcopters equipped with cameras are growing more and more popular. From the likes of DJI to Parrot, every drone manufacturer... >>

Ehang 184 drone will fly you anywhere, no pilot needed

Ehang 184 drone will fly you anywhere, no pilot needed

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There are drones and then there are drones that can fly people, well there's only one actually, the Ehang 184. Shown off at CES 2016 in Las Vegas the quadcopter is built large enough to carry a human passenger, with no controls or pilot. The Ehang 184,... >>

These are just some of the colours and shapes the revolutionary Mcor Arke can 3D print

These are just some of the colours and shapes the revolutionary Mcor Arke can 3D print

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When it comes to 3D printing news we're pretty selective. But this new creation by Mcor is something that needs shouting about. The Mcor Arke is a full colour desktop 3D printer that looks set to raise the bar in the market. The objects the Mcor Arke... >>

Philips Fidelio Soundbar crams Dolby Atmos overhead audio into one unit

Philips Fidelio Soundbar crams Dolby Atmos overhead audio into one unit

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Philips has managed to cram the overhead surround sound supremacy of Dolby Atmos into a wire-mess-free soundbar. The Philips Fidelio Soundbar was announced at CES 2016. Samsung also announced a Dolby Atmos soundbar but its unit requires two wireless rear... >>

Razer Nabu Watch is a genius dual-screen, dual-battery activity tracking wearable

Razer Nabu Watch is a genius dual-screen, dual-battery activity tracking wearable

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Razer has taken a different approach to its activity tracking smartwatch. The Nabu Watch has two screens, each drawing on different batteries, to give the perfect blend of watch and smart notification device. Primarily the Nabu is a watch, with time,... >>

Misfit enters audio world with activity tracking wireless earphones, Specter

Misfit enters audio world with activity tracking wireless earphones, Specter

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Misfit has announced that it will be expanding its activity tracking offerings beyond the wrist to your ears with its new Specter. Despite the Bond villainous sounding name the Specter earphones are out to make your life better, day and night, with activity... >>

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit

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It's that time of year when fitness is everyone's goal. But getting going and keeping up momentum isn't always easy. Apps and wearables can help make the process a whole lot easier by helping with motivation. Getting fit is not easy. The thought of sitting... >>

Honor 5X offers premium design, affordable prices

Honor 5X offers premium design, affordable prices

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Honor is all about appealing to the kids, meaning the 5X offers everything a younger user could want at a price they can afford. The Honor 5X is already out in China but will now be coming to the US. International availability has not been officially... >>

Withings Go uses E Ink display for eight-month activity tracking battery

Withings Go uses E Ink display for eight-month activity tracking battery

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Withings has announced a new activity tracker called Go that aims to be both affordable and still offer plenty of great features like long battery life and sport tracking. The Withings Go is priced at £50 making it far more affordable than some wearables... >>

Nikon D500 DX-format SLR offers D5 performance in a compact body

Nikon D500 DX-format SLR offers D5 performance in a compact body

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Nikon has announced its latest D500 SLR digital camera from CES 2016 in Las Vegas. The company says it packs in the performance of its flagship D5 model while remaining light and compact. The Nikon D500 has the same 153-point autofocus system as the D5... >>

Fossil Q54 Pilot keeps analogue beauty with LED and vibration notifications

Fossil Q54 Pilot keeps analogue beauty with LED and vibration notifications

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The Fossil Q range of smartwatches has grown today after the new analogue faced Fossil Q54 Pilot was announced from CES 2016 is Las Vegas. The new wearable joins the Fossil Q Founder and Q Grant watches in the Q range. The Fossil Q54 Pilot was designed... >>

Sony CES 2016 press conference: Watch it right here

Sony CES 2016 press conference: Watch it right here

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Sony is all set to kick-off its CES 2016 press conference where it'll be touting plenty of new kit which the company will be brining out this year, especially in the television department. Sony will begin its presentation at 5pm PST which is 1am GMT.... >>

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant make Android Wear sparkle

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant make Android Wear sparkle

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The Huawei Watch arrived with plenty fanfare and now sits among the best of the Android Wear watches despite being rather large for the smaller wrist. It therefore will come as no surprise to some that the Chinese manufacturer has introduced a couple... >>

Remove default Apple apps from iPhone, it’s this easy

Remove default Apple apps from iPhone, it’s this easy

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Apple is all about clean, easy to use minimalism. But the trade off for simplicity is you don't have the freedom you might want. Like the choice of keeping default Apple apps or not. Now a simple fix has been revealed that will let you get shot of those... >>

Misfit Ray is the wrist or neck worn activity tracker for those who want to look good

Misfit Ray is the wrist or neck worn activity tracker for those who want to look good

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Misfit has always been about looking good while tracking health. It's certainly sticking to that with its new design style in the wrist or necklace worn Ray activity tracker. The Misfit Ray is a modular activity tracker that can be worn on different areas... >>

Garmin Varia Vision is a heads-up display for cyclists

Garmin Varia Vision is a heads-up display for cyclists

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You know heads-up displays are finally taking off when Garmin rolls onto the streets with one. That's exactly what the GPS specialist company has just done with its first heads-up display for cyclists, the Varia Vision. Garmin's Varia Vision is a display... >>

HP Spectre x360 refresh brings 4K, OLED and 15-inch options

HP Spectre x360 refresh brings 4K, OLED and 15-inch options

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HP has announced its Spectre x360 family is going to be packing some seriously strong attributes for 2016 including 4K screen, OLED, Bang & Olufsen audio and a larger 15-inch model. The HP Spectre x360 13.3-inch model is back but now with an upgraded... >>

Polar Balance smart scale is here to offer more lifestyle feedback

Polar Balance smart scale is here to offer more lifestyle feedback

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Polar has announced that it will be getting more involved in lifestyle tracking by adding its first smart scale to its offerings in the Polar Balance. Polar Balance isn't just a weighing scale as it offers much more data for the user, in conjunction with... >>

Acer Iconia One 8: Super-cheap Android tablet for children and newbs

Acer Iconia One 8: Super-cheap Android tablet for children and newbs

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Acer has unveiled a new tablet at CES in Las Vegas this year which aims to rock the affordable tablet world with its compact 8-inch form. Meet the Acer Iconia One 8. The Iconia One 8 is aimed at families meaning it's nice and simple for children and beginners... >>

Nvidia 'GeForce GTX VR Ready' marking to verify PCs capable of virtual reality

Nvidia 'GeForce GTX VR Ready' marking to verify PCs capable of virtual reality

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Nvidia has announced from CES in Las Vegas that it will be spearheading a programme designed to make it more obvious which machines are virtual reality ready for gaming. PC and notebook makers as well as graphics card manufacturers are in on the scheme... >>

Mark Zuckerberg plans to make Iron Man’s Jarvis AI a reality in 2016

Mark Zuckerberg plans to make Iron Man’s Jarvis AI a reality in 2016

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Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he plans to create a home artificial intelligence system. Zuck made the announcement on Facebook, of course, where he said the home AI is going to be a bit like Iron's Man's Jarvis. Apart from letting... >>

Samsung adds Dolby Atmos overhead sound to a soundbar

Samsung adds Dolby Atmos overhead sound to a soundbar

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For the first time Samsung has added Dolby Atmos to a soundbar in its range of audio systems for the home. Samsung has announced the HW-K950 Soundbar in time for CES 2016 where the new system will be shown off. We say system as, yes, you guess it, this... >>

Lenovo makes modular ThinkPad X1 Tablet: Add-on battery, projector, 3D scanner and more

Lenovo makes modular ThinkPad X1 Tablet: Add-on battery, projector, 3D scanner and more

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Just when you thought tablets were reaching the end of ways to find innovation, along comes Lenovo with a new modular ThinkPad X1 Tablet. Modular means this tablet is able to use attachments to enhance the way it performs. While it will work as a tablet... >>