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Best gadgets for Christmas 2014

Best gadgets for Christmas 2014

By 5 hours ago

It might seem a little early for santa chat given its only October, but John Lewis has now opened its Christmas shop meaning just one thing – the festive season is coming whether you like it or not. Yes, you still have a couple of months but if you're... >>

IBM's solar Sunflower enhances the sun by 2,000 times to heat and purify water and power homes

IBM's solar Sunflower enhances the sun by 2,000 times to heat and purify water and power homes

By 6 hours ago

Solar power is fine for producing electricity in sunny countries. But current technology takes up room and is expensive for little output. The solar Sunflower, developed by IBM, aims to change that by combining lots of outputs in one machine. The solar... >>

Kindle First: Get free books from Amazon for your Kindle each month

Kindle First: Get free books from Amazon for your Kindle each month

By 10 hours ago

Amazon has launched another new incentive for Kindle owners that offers one of four editorially chosen eBooks a month for free to Prime subscribers. And even if you don't pay for a Prime subscription, you can still get one for 99p. In addition, the books... >>

Pavlok fitness band shocks you 340V when you’re not performing, on sale (update)

Pavlok fitness band shocks you 340V when you’re not performing, on sale (update)

By 10 hours ago

UPDATE: Pavlok has just launch on Indiegogo to raise more funding. You can pick up an Early Bird deal for $129 now. All the $99 versions sold out within a few hours. The Pavlok fitness band takes the phrase "no pain, no gain" rather literally and shocks... >>

Philips LED carpet lights your way, then disappears just as quick

Philips LED carpet lights your way, then disappears just as quick

By 30 September 2014

Philips, keen to put lights everywhere, has created a new carpet that will be able to deliver information thanks to LEDs that are built into the fabric and then disappear as if the message never existed.  The new carpet, designed in collaboration with... >>

Pebble is coming to the UK as new update turns it into a fitness tracker

Pebble is coming to the UK as new update turns it into a fitness tracker

By 30 September 2014

One of the most popular smartwatches, the Pebble, is to go on sale in the UK in the coming weeks at Dixons, O2, Firebox, and Amazon, the company has confirmed to Pocket-lint. The move comes as the company pushes to be the smartwatch to own for Christmas... >>

MakerBot 3D printers coming to more UK schools to enhance education

MakerBot 3D printers coming to more UK schools to enhance education

By 30 September 2014

MakerBot, the 3D printing company that was bought by Stratasys for $403 million last year, is going big on 3D printing in UK schools. In an interview with company CEO, Jenny Lawton, Pocket-lint was exclusively told that next year MakerBot would have... >>

This smartwatch lasts an entire year on a charge

This smartwatch lasts an entire year on a charge

By 30 September 2014

If the thought of having to charge yet another gadget puts you off smartwatches, the No-Charge Smart Watch might be for you. As the name suggests this watch won't require plugging in at all as the battery lasts an entire year, it's claimed. The No-Charge... >>

Yes, you can play Minecraft on an Android Wear smartwatch, Gear Live demo is bonkers (video)

Yes, you can play Minecraft on an Android Wear smartwatch, Gear Live demo is bonkers (video)

By 30 September 2014

Minecraft is playable on a smartwatch and here's proof. Corbin Davenport sideloaded the Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.9.5 APK of the Android version of the game onto his Samsung Gear Live watch running Android Wear OS 4.4W and it works without needing any... >>

Netflix to release its first movie in cinemas and at home in 2015, Crouching Tiger 2

Netflix to release its first movie in cinemas and at home in 2015, Crouching Tiger 2

By 30 September 2014

Netflix has announced that it will make the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon as its first movie release. The film will be available on both Netflix and in IMAX cinemas at the same time when released. This will be the first time Netflix has released... >>