Animals archive

  • Orangutans use iPads to choose their next meal
    Tablets

    Orangutans use iPads to choose their next meal

    By 13 July 2012

    Zookeepers at a Miami zoo have begun communicating with orangutans through an iPad. Using an app originally used for children with autism, the orangutans are selecting which snacks they wish to feast on by pressing the corresponding icons. The zoo, the...

  • Tagg The Pet Tracker collar keeps your pets smart
    Gadgets

    Tagg The Pet Tracker collar keeps your pets smart

    By 11 January 2012

    Every year at CES we spot a wealth of weird and wonderful gadgets competing with the high-end TVs, cutting edge mobile devices and brand new technologies that dominate the headlines. This year, one of ourĀ favouriteĀ "left-field" devices is Tagg The Pet...

  • PETA to get XXX rated for porn protest
    Online

    PETA to get XXX rated for porn protest

    By 19 September 2011

    Pocket-lint's interest in animal rights just got turned up a few notches. That's because we heard about the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA) latest campaign - launching a porn site to raise awareness of veganism. The XXX domain site...

  • Shred for hamster
    Gadgets

    Shred for hamster

    By 13 April 2007

    If you are trying to keep your personal identity safe, then you had better hope the hamster doesn't escape. This paper shredder uniquely solves identity theft and your little rodents housing conditions, just make sure the pet doesn't get too close to...

  • Computers for animal lovers - the beaver
    Online

    Computers for animal lovers - the beaver

    By 13 April 2007

    According to one computer fanatic, nature is being lost because we are spending so much time online. To help us get the best of both worlds, his latest design of computers is available for animal lovers. First up, the beaver. Here are the specs: Intel...