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Control your phone and home from anywhere using ultrasonic hand-gestures, meet Elliptic

Control your phone and home from anywhere using ultrasonic hand-gestures, meet Elliptic

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The future of smart gadget controls is in ultrasound and Elliptic is bringing it to your gadgets in the next few months. Using ultrasonic audio a new control interface has been created that allows gadgets to pick up on gestures from across a room. This... >>

DJI now offers DJI Care so you can cover your drone with insurance

DJI now offers DJI Care so you can cover your drone with insurance

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Drones aren't cheap, so the idea of crashing one is stomach-turning. Drone maker DJI has likely realised that people probably aren't buying drones for that reason. So, in an attempt to provide you with a worry-free experience, it has launched DJI Care... >>

Mattel ThingMaker preview: 3D printing for the Minecraft generation

Mattel ThingMaker preview: 3D printing for the Minecraft generation

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The barrier to new technology for children is rarely that they don’t understand it. More often it’s that they don’t know how to access it, or that creation tools aren’t visible to them. Minecraft is successful not only because its technology enables... >>

You can go on a VR journey with Sir David Attenborough and a giant dinosaur here

You can go on a VR journey with Sir David Attenborough and a giant dinosaur here

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The BBC has made a special 360-degree short film featuring Sir David Attenborough and a titanosaur which you can watch through a VR headset, such as a Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard or equivalent. And it gives you the opportunity to understand the... >>

Internet of Cows is now a thing as UK start-up creates cow tracking app

Internet of Cows is now a thing as UK start-up creates cow tracking app

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You've probably heard of the phrase Internet of Things. It refers to the idea that everything can be connected to the internet to share data. It's a huge buzz word in the gadget industry at the moment. Over the last couple of years we've seen everything... >>

Ebook reader powered by the sun will let you read forever without plugging in

Ebook reader powered by the sun will let you read forever without plugging in

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Hoping to let you read in the sun for days, ebook reader maker Bookeen has created a new case for its Cybook Ocean ebook reader that lets you keep the battery topped up via the sun. According to the company, the new cover can provide up to a days reading... >>

LG Rolling Bot is a smartphone-controlled ball of fun with frikkin' laser beams

LG Rolling Bot is a smartphone-controlled ball of fun with frikkin' laser beams

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If you fell in love with BB-8's adorable bally cuteness in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, then prepare to have your heartstrings tugged: say hello to LG's Rolling Bot.  The LG Rolling Bot is one of the LG G5's Friends, one of a number of accessories shown... >>

Samsung will livestream the Galaxy S7's debut in VR to Gear VR headsets

Samsung will livestream the Galaxy S7's debut in VR to Gear VR headsets

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Those of you who are super pumped about Samsung's press event this weekend may be even more excited to learn that the whole thing will be streamed in virtual reality to the company's Gear VR headset. Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S7 on 21 February. It... >>

Motorola VerveLife is here to make your active world connected

Motorola VerveLife is here to make your active world connected

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The smart home is growing but, so far, it's been by one product at a time. Motorola wants to change that by offering a complete line of gear instantly drag your home into the future. And it's calling it VerveLife. The Motorola VerveLife is a range of... >>

Get your Star Wars loving hands on a life-sized BB-8 that responds to voice commands

Get your Star Wars loving hands on a life-sized BB-8 that responds to voice commands

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If you're a fan of Star Wars and enjoyed The Force Awakens, you'll likely already have one of Sphero's BB-8 toys or be yearning to get one. Now there's another option, a full scale model of the movie's BB-8 drone you can own. Spin Master is the toy maker... >>