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Leatherman Tread is the most useful bracelet (oops - 'wearable tool') you could ever want

Leatherman Tread is the most useful bracelet (oops - 'wearable tool') you could ever want

By 24 January 2015

Leatherman has a new "wearable tool" that's actually a lot like its classic multi-tool, but in the form of a bracelet. It's called Leatherman Tread. Tread is made up of "high-strength, corrosion-resistant 17-4 stainless steel links", and each one comes... >>

Virtual reality is perfect for news coverage, says director Spike Jonze

Virtual reality is perfect for news coverage, says director Spike Jonze

By 23 January 2015

Spike Jonze, director of Her and Being John Malkovich, teamed with virtual reality filmmaker Chris Milk and Vice News to record a one-off news broadcast from inside the police brutality protests in New York last year. And you'll be able to see exactly... >>

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

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

By 22 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... >>

Fitbit Flex review: Smart but not sexy
4 out of 5

Fitbit Flex review: Smart but not sexy

By 22 January 2015

Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking world with several options under its belt, claiming to have one to suit everyone.  The Fitbit Flex is described by the company as "the stylish wristband that fits your lifestyle" and it will do all sorts... >>

Forcite Alpine: the smart snow helmet with 1080p camera, speakers, fog lights, tracking and more

Forcite Alpine: the smart snow helmet with 1080p camera, speakers, fog lights, tracking and more

By 22 January 2015

The humble ski helmet is about to get an overhaul by Aussie start-up Forcite with its Alpine smart helmet. Rather than merely offering protection the Forcite Alpine wants to allow its wearer to film, communicate, track and share skiing and snowboarding... >>

Microsoft HoloLens in videos: Want to see what the future looks like?

Microsoft HoloLens in videos: Want to see what the future looks like?

By 21 January 2015

One of the biggest surprises Microsoft pulled out of the bag during its Windows 10 media briefing was the announcement that it is to release its own augmented reality headset, the HoloLens. It will work with the new operating system and a software architecture... >>

Attack of the drones: The best quadcopters of London Toy Fair 2015

Attack of the drones: The best quadcopters of London Toy Fair 2015

By 21 January 2015

It was patently clear that the most common theme at last year's London Toy Fair, held in January 2014, was apps. You couldn't move for toys that in some way interacted with an app on a smartphone or tablet. Strangely though, the same wasn't true about... >>

Become a modern day magician with Marvin's i-Magic for iPhone and Android (hands-on)

Become a modern day magician with Marvin's i-Magic for iPhone and Android (hands-on)

By 21 January 2015

Marvin's Magic is a toy brand that has won the hearts of trainee magicians for numerous years, offering sets to create illusions of varying complexity. From the basic cup and ball tricks to intricate card magic, the company has provided the tools needed.... >>

Trick time: Tony Hawk motorised fingerboards coming to a skate park near you

Trick time: Tony Hawk motorised fingerboards coming to a skate park near you

By 21 January 2015

The maker of Hexbug miniature robots has teamed with skating legend Tony Hawk to create remote controlled finger skateboards and various skate park setups to trick out on. The sets, some of which are already available, are a collaboration between Hawk... >>

Withings Activité review: The wearable you'll actually want to wear
4 out of 5

Withings Activité review: The wearable you'll actually want to wear

By 21 January 2015

The Withings Activité was announced in September 2014, pitched as the wearable that you'll actually want to wear. It resembles a standard analogue watch, but there is a lot more on offer than just the ability to tell the time. The Swiss-Made Activité... >>


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