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Undercover Colors nail polish developed for detecting date-rape drugs in drinks

Undercover Colors nail polish developed for detecting date-rape drugs in drinks

By 26 August 2014

A new type of polish, called Undercover Colors, has been developed to change colour when subjected to date-rape drugs. Undercover Colors was developed by four Carolina State University students as a means of detecting date-rape drugs in drinks on a night... >>

Jawbone Up data reveals 2014 South Napa earthquake kept many people up all night

Jawbone Up data reveals 2014 South Napa earthquake kept many people up all night

By 25 August 2014

Jawbone has shared the sleeping patterns of some Up wearers directly affected by the 2014 South Napa earthquake that occured on Sunday morning, indicating the power of wearables when used for informational purposes and not just fitness tracking.  On... >>

Shell Oculus Rift V-Power demo shows why Facebook was so keen to buy VR company

Shell Oculus Rift V-Power demo shows why Facebook was so keen to buy VR company

By 25 August 2014

Shell is one of a handful of companies to publicly display Oculus Rift content that has no connection to its gaming abilities. And it's the first time we've seen the headset itself adorned in branded colours. The Shell V-Power Oculus Rift experience is... >>

Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt doubles as a fitness tracker, debuts at US Open

Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt doubles as a fitness tracker, debuts at US Open

By 25 August 2014

Ralph Lauren has unveiled a Polo Tech shirt that features built-in fitness tracking that links to the cloud and stores all manner of biological and physiological information. Sensors are knitted into the core of the new shirt design and it will make... >>

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 August

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 August

By 23 August 2014

It's an eclectic week of wonders here on Pocket-lint, headed up by our review of the Plug-in Hybrid Volvo V60. At over £50k does it make sense in the UK yet, or is there still much work to be done before the concept of electric can really take off? Elsewhere... >>

Google Science Fair finalist H2Pro turns dirty water and sunlight into clean water and power

Google Science Fair finalist H2Pro turns dirty water and sunlight into clean water and power

By 22 August 2014

A Google Science Fair finalist has invented a prototype that could benefit more than 783 million people. It's called H2Pro. H2Pro essentially purifies dirty water and then uses the polluntants from that dirty water to fuel power production, and all of... >>

JPods bring personal, self-driving solar travel to New Jersey

JPods bring personal, self-driving solar travel to New Jersey

By 22 August 2014

Self-driving pods that are powered by the sun might sound like something from a sci-fi film but they're real. JPods, as they're known, are going to be tested out in New Jersey as its first personal transit system. JPods are like train carriages only smaller... >>

BAE smart skin will let planes 'feel' damage, cars and even homes next in line

BAE smart skin will let planes 'feel' damage, cars and even homes next in line

By 22 August 2014

BAE Systems has announced a new technology that will allow its aircraft to "feel" damage. The skin-like covering will plaster the plane in tens of thousands of micro-sensors which will be able to "feel" structural changes. They could also measure wind... >>

Anki Drive review
4 out of 5

Anki Drive review

By 22 August 2014

When you were young you probably played Scalextric. It was a lot of fun and while you would no doubt pick up a trigger and squeeze it today given half the chance, there is a new challenger in town: Anki Drive. Anki Drive doesn't require you to place the... >>

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

By 21 August 2014

Amazon is really doing it, drones are really going to be making deliveries of your orders in the near future. But first it's off to India for testing. In countries like the US there are so many laws on the land and in the air that testing drones over... >>