Archive for Stuart Miles

Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes

Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes

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A spray-on reflective paint to help make cyclists more noticeable on the roads has been developed, and by a car company no less. That's right, cyclists worried about being seen at night by drivers will soon be able to turn their bike and themselves into... >>

Blurred lines: Up close with the Frédérique Constant and Alpina smartwatches at Baselworld

Blurred lines: Up close with the Frédérique Constant and Alpina smartwatches at Baselworld

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First came the Withings Activité with its analogue approach and intelligent invisible smart capabilities. Now more Swiss companies are offering smartwatches with similar technologies, but are they as good? We caught up with watch makers Frédérique... >>

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

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We’re only 6 minutes in to our training session and already we want to stop. We can’t take it any more, but we plough on for another 3 minutes, before resting for a further three. And then the pain starts again. Why? We’ve agreed to test Under Armour’s... >>

MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (early 2015) review: May the Force be with you
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MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (early 2015) review: May the Force be with you

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The 2015 update to Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro includes the latest Force Touch trackpad, new Intel Broadwell processors, faster storage, and the promise of an even better battery life. While the MacBook Pro range is available in a 15-inch variant, the... >>

Breitling B55 smartwatch hands-on: An instrument for pros rather than notifications on the go

Breitling B55 smartwatch hands-on: An instrument for pros rather than notifications on the go

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"Instruments for Professionals" Breitling's UK MD Gavin Murphy tells Pocket-lint in a behind closed doors fourth floor meeting room on the opulent Breitling Baselworld 2015 stand at the world's biggest watch trade show. Murphy has just showed us the new... >>

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it

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The trouble with many smartwatches is that when the screen isn't on, they are a hunk of metal or plastic on your arm doing nothing.Not the Kairos, a new smartwatch that hopes to let you have your cake and it eat it, so to speak, by featuring a fully working... >>

Nike combines a treadmill with a Kinect 2 sensor to create a dramatic effect

Nike combines a treadmill with a Kinect 2 sensor to create a dramatic effect

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Nike has created a new installation for its Nike Town store in Oxford Street, London that uses a treadmill and a Microsoft Kinect 2 sensor to show how we can all "Be a force of nature". The project, created by London creative agency Field, has taken a... >>

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever

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While Apple and others are doing their best to re-engineer the trackpad to the ninth degree, Logitech has taken a different tack. It has just launched a brand new state of the art mouse. The Logitech MX Master wireless mouse is the company's new flagship... >>

Tag Heuer confirms Google and Intel partnerships for first luxury Android Wear smartwatch by end of 2015

Tag Heuer confirms Google and Intel partnerships for first luxury Android Wear smartwatch by end of 2015

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Tag Heuer has announced a smartwatch at Baselworld 2015 along with Google and Intel, becoming the latest company to enter the smartwatch space. Google offers the Android Wear platform, in this case powered by Intel, to take on Apple at the high-end of... >>

Sky Restart will let you go back to the start of a movie, whatever time you start watching

Sky Restart will let you go back to the start of a movie, whatever time you start watching

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Sky has confirmed that it will me letting movie fans go back to the start of the movie even if they've started watching half way through. The feature already available on Sky Italia for some time now allows customers to go back to the start of a movie... >>

Alibaba's Smile to Pay wants you to pay with a smile rather than a finger (video)

Alibaba's Smile to Pay wants you to pay with a smile rather than a finger (video)

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Smile. That's what you might find yourself having to do when you pay for things in the future if Alibaba has its way. The Chinese e-commerce company is testing a new payment system that uses facial recognition rather than fingerprint scanning to allow... >>

Shopping in Google's first shop

Shopping in Google's first shop

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Google has launched its first real world "store" allowing people to try out Android or Chromebook before they buy within a dedicated Google environment. The store within a store is located in the incredibly large Carphone Warehouse / Currys shop on London's... >>

This bank card means you'll never have to pay bank roaming fees again

This bank card means you'll never have to pay bank roaming fees again

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Holiday banking fees are to become a thing of the past with a new debit card that is linked to an app from currency exchange service Travelex. The new "Supercard" looks and works like any normal debit card you've already got in your wallet, however where... >>