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A week in reviews 6 - 10 October: Tesco Hudl 2, Nikon D750, Moto G 2014, Alien: Isolation and more

A week in reviews 6 - 10 October: Tesco Hudl 2, Nikon D750, Moto G 2014, Alien: Isolation and more

By 11 October 2014

This week it's a bit of a gaming bonanza. As the temperature drops, it means holiday season is on its way and that obviously means sitting around playing video games. From Alien: Isolation, to DriveClub, Assassin's Creed 5 and beyond - there's a whole... >>

SecureDrives SSD self-destructs when you text it the command

SecureDrives SSD self-destructs when you text it the command

By 10 October 2014

Self-destructing gadgets were once reserved for the confines of the movie screen in films like Mission Impossible and James Bond. That’s changed as SecureDrives has unveiled its Autothysis line of Solid State Drives which, it says, can be set to self-destruct... >>

New driverless Tube trains announced by Transport for London, due from 2020

New driverless Tube trains announced by Transport for London, due from 2020

By 9 October 2014

Transport for London has announced its driverless Tube service, and released mocked-up images. The trains, that run automatically, are due to begin coming into service around mid-2020. Tfl has announced that there will be 250 new Tube trains for the Bakerloo,... >>

Best Lego minifigures complete Series 12 picture gallery

Best Lego minifigures complete Series 12 picture gallery

By 9 October 2014

Lego is constantly updating with new builds and new characters. The latest minifigures range to be released is Series 12. These new figures offer a code with each character which can be used to unlock access to the playable character in the Lego Minifigures... >>

We need bigger guns: Nerf Mega Thunderbow and the Nerf Demolisher 2-in-1 review

We need bigger guns: Nerf Mega Thunderbow and the Nerf Demolisher 2-in-1 review

By 8 October 2014

Nerf has released two new top of the range Nerf weapons, but which one should you go for? We've been shooting to find out. Nerf Mega Thunderbow Katniss Everdeen has a lot to answer for doesn't she? The latest Nerf weapon, you see, is a bow and dart combo... >>

Up close with the Intel Make It Wearable UK finalists: Robotic hands, modular smartwatch, and a smart vibrating pendant

Up close with the Intel Make It Wearable UK finalists: Robotic hands, modular smartwatch, and a smart vibrating pendant

By 8 October 2014

Intel launched its Make It Wearable competition which will see one lucky winner receive $500,000. At the moment 7 of 10 finalists are from Europe with 3 from the UK. We caught up with the UK finalists to see their amazing robot hands, modular smartwatch... >>

Cambridge Audio, the great British manufacturer explored

Cambridge Audio, the great British manufacturer explored

By 8 October 2014

Cambridge Audio has been designing and building audio equipment since the sixties. Despite growing in size and popularity it still maintains a lean team who work in-house to create the ultimate sound reproduction. If you've not heard of Cambridge Audio... >>

HTC is making wearables - it just wasn't ready for 8 October event

HTC is making wearables - it just wasn't ready for 8 October event

By 7 October 2014

Don't expect HTC to unveil a wearable on Wednesday or even anytime this year. But that doesn't mean 2015 is out as well. Recode has reported that HTC is still developing wearables. In fact, Jason Mackenzie, head of HTC America, admitted during an interview... >>

Ambi Climate is an internet of things device that turns your old AC into smart AC

Ambi Climate is an internet of things device that turns your old AC into smart AC

By 7 October 2014

Your old air conditioner or central air system might still work as it always has, but it's probably far from being considered smart. A new project on Kickstarter however can give your aging technology a much-needed kick into the 21st century. Ambi Climate... >>

The Sub could be the ultimate home draught beer kit, from Apple designer Marc Newson

The Sub could be the ultimate home draught beer kit, from Apple designer Marc Newson

By 7 October 2014

Could this be the end of the pub? It's certainly a great alternative. The Sub was created by Heineken and Apple designer Marc Newson to offer home draught beer perfection. The Sub launched on 1 October in silver and is now going to be available in a black... >>