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Augmented Reality check - does AR stand a chance?

Augmented Reality check - does AR stand a chance?

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Sometimes we have to project out and then come back to the present to validate our assumptions. You have to make a forecast not just in terms of technology, but also consumer behaviour, commercial ecosystem, and other factors and then evaluate what the... >>

Back To The Future II concept drawings

Back To The Future II concept drawings

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Today is the last day of Future Week on Pocket-lint and this is our very last article of the series. We've spent Monday to Friday looking ahead to the year 2015. We've uncovered the future of TVs, internet speeds, Augmented Reality, robots, cars, user-interfaces,... >>

The week that was in 2005

The week that was in 2005

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People say that five years is a long time in technology, but just how long is it? If we're looking to the future and trying to work out how gadgets, software and services might have changed by 2015, then one way we might be able to get a measure of that... >>

Is this how we will type in the future?

Is this how we will type in the future?

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The keyboard is a funny thing, designed to slow typists down so the arms of a typewriter didn't get stuck, it's left us having to learn where a stack of keys have been placed randomly on a keyboard. Yep, we are talking about you Mr QWERTY. But how will... >>

5 technologies that will no longer exist in 2015

5 technologies that will no longer exist in 2015

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Welcome again to Future Week on Pocket-lint. As much fun as it is looking at all sorts of interesting gadgets and services that could be ready in 5 years' time, now is the moment to spare a few thoughts for those that will have dropped off the map. Future... >>

How will we watch TV in 2015?

How will we watch TV in 2015?

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Is the TV, as we know it, dead? The last few years has seen more people ditching their televisions in favour of a bigger monitor than ever before. With movie and TV downloads (legal or otherwise), streamed video content from a host of online players and... >>

Visions of personal mobility: 2015

Visions of personal mobility: 2015

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The changes in the ways we manage and enjoy our lifestyle will be many and seem somewhat rapid to casual bystanders over the next 5 years. But to the digital residents and immigrants of today it will all seem very natural and logical, thanks to many factors.... >>

The future according to film - will Hollywood get it right?

The future according to film - will Hollywood get it right?

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There's one set of futurologists we haven't heard from on Future Week and that's those who tend to make the boldest claims of all. Why? Because they can always just claim it was only a story. Yes, Hollywood has a fantastic history of predicting the future... >>

Future diaries: 02 April 2015

Future diaries: 02 April 2015

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It's Friday morning and although usually I'd be working hard for Pocket-lint all week, I've managed to wangle a day off and thus a long weekend. It suddenly dawns on me, however, that I agreed to go shopping for my better half - light reactive blinds... >>

How to live in the future today

How to live in the future today

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Future Week here on Pocket-lint has brought you information and speculation on what we could be expecting to find in a whole range of gadgety scenarios in 2015. That's all well and good, but what about the here and now? If your parents popped over to... >>