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Goodbye passport, a selfie will get you around the EU soon

Goodbye passport, a selfie will get you around the EU soon

By 4 hours ago

The selfie has reached another level of popularity as officials announce a new passport card that can feature a selfie photo taken on your phone. The cards can be used to travel anywhere in the EU without a passport, once you've registered and sent... >>

Drones for Good: 19 ways drones will improve our lives

Drones for Good: 19 ways drones will improve our lives

By 15 hours ago

Who knew drones could be useful for something other than having fun? You’ve seen drones for taking pictures. You’ve seen drones for getting access to hard-to-reach areas. You’ve seen drones for delivering stuff. You’ve seen drones for monitoring.... >>

This paper-thin battery can be folded 200,000 times and still keep its charge

This paper-thin battery can be folded 200,000 times and still keep its charge

By 28 January 2015

Flexible gadgets are about to become more mainstream than ever thanks to a bendy battery that's as thin as paper and is here to redefine "cutting edge". Jenax's J.Flex battery is a bit like paper in size and can be folded, screwed up or twisted all while... >>

Robot-body upgrade anyone? A worm has had its mind put into a Lego robot

Robot-body upgrade anyone? A worm has had its mind put into a Lego robot

By 28 January 2015

It's finally happened, the mind of a living organism has been put into the body of a man-made robot. Specifically a Lego robot has been made that now thinks like a worm. The OpenWorm project has mapped connections between a worm's 302 neurons and simulated... >>

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

By 28 January 2015

While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution. Big technology companies, and now car companies... >>

Alfa battery lasts 14 days, runs on normal water and is out later this year

Alfa battery lasts 14 days, runs on normal water and is out later this year

By 28 January 2015

Battery developments that speed up charging are great but ones that go green at the same time are even better. So this battery that can be recharged using water should make some serious waves. Japanese company Fuji Pigment has developed an aluminium-air... >>

Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant
4 out of 5

Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant

By 28 January 2015

First came the Swiss Made Activité smartwatch from Withings with its shiny metal exterior, curved circular glass, leather straps, and hefty £320 price tag. For those struggling to justify such expense for what is effectively a very nice watch meets... >>

Apple Watch release date, price and everything you need to know

Apple Watch release date, price and everything you need to know

By 27 January 2015

The Apple Watch has been announced and with it has come plenty of questions about price, release date and even speculation about specs. But plenty of information is already available. We've rounded it all up here, including rumours information about dates... >>

Apple Watch release date: April, confirms Apple

Apple Watch release date: April, confirms Apple

By 27 January 2015

Apple has confirmed Apple Watch will ship in April. It didn't give a date, though Tim Cook, Apple's chief, announced a specific timeframe during the company's latest quarterly earnings call. "Development for Apple Watch is right on schedule, and we expect... >>

Samsung Gear VR review: Days of Future Past
3 out of 5

Samsung Gear VR review: Days of Future Past

By 27 January 2015

VR, or virtual reality, has a long and winding history. From the distant dream of Sega's VR, unveiled back in 1993, to the modern day it's-almost-here reality of Oculus Rift, it's Korean giant Samsung that's now here to, well, try and sell some more phones... >>


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