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Nanobatteries triple life, recharge in 12 minutes and are 80,000 times smaller than a human hair

Nanobatteries triple life, recharge in 12 minutes and are 80,000 times smaller than a human hair

By 19 November 2014

The future of batteries is in nanotechnology. Nanosize batteries that are 80,000 times smaller than a human hair could change the way we use mobile devices, build cars and even store green energy. The breakthrough has been in creating a "nanopore" which... >>

Crowdfunded mission to the Moon by UK scientist lets you get involved

Crowdfunded mission to the Moon by UK scientist lets you get involved

By 19 November 2014

When Kickstarter arrived and made projects like the Pebble and Ouya a reality it was clear crowdfunding would go far. But not all the way to the Moon. A British scientist is planning to raise £500 million for a mission to the Moon. Backers wishing to... >>

What is the Geak Watch II and why has it made quarter of a million dollars in funding already?

What is the Geak Watch II and why has it made quarter of a million dollars in funding already?

By 19 November 2014

It seemed the days of massive crowd funding successes were over, with prospective technology on sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Pozible meeting targets but failing to get the sort of enormous figures products like Ouya, Pebble and Oculus Rift received... >>

Here are the Pebble apps you should download to your watch right now

Here are the Pebble apps you should download to your watch right now

By 19 November 2014

This year could be described as the year of the smartwatch, but don't believe for one second that Pebble, one of the most popular watches, has fallen behind the competition. On the contrary, Pebble's app store offers thousands of apps and watch faces... >>

You can now use PayPal on Pebble to pay for things while out and about

You can now use PayPal on Pebble to pay for things while out and about

By 18 November 2014

Pebble wants you to know that you don't need Apple Watch with Apple Pay in order to pay for goods while on the go. You can just use Pebble, with Paypal. Pebble has announced that a PayPal app is now available from the Pebble app store. And to top it all... >>

Service robots are becoming a thing: K5 and OSHbot will help you keep watch, find a hammer

Service robots are becoming a thing: K5 and OSHbot will help you keep watch, find a hammer

By 18 November 2014

Robots are about to take over service work, at least in the US. Robots can be found in manufacturing plants, or even in the form of a disc-shaped vacuum cleaner that sweeps across your floor, and now a California startup is planning to kick things up... >>

Attention app developers: You can now make stuff for Apple Watch

Attention app developers: You can now make stuff for Apple Watch

By 18 November 2014

Apple has launched WatchKit. Most of you probably don't care about this piece of software, but you should: it gives developers the necessary tools to create experiences for Apple Watch (that fancy new wrist-worn gadget Apple plans to release next year).... >>

Fontus turns air into water in your bottle as you move

Fontus turns air into water in your bottle as you move

By 18 November 2014

Fontus is an amazing invention that is able to turn the moisture from the air into water, right into any 500ml bottle. The Fontus design is one of the entries for the James Dyson Award, created by industrial designer Kristof Retezár. The unit itself... >>

3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

By 18 November 2014

The hyperbole around 3D printing, with talk of revolution and a new age, is getting ridiculous. Will 3D printing really impact our world more than the internet? If so, when will we be able to afford it? And more importantly how will 3D printing make such... >>

Metal 3D printing at home is here at last thanks to the 3D Welder

Metal 3D printing at home is here at last thanks to the 3D Welder

By 18 November 2014

3D printing is exciting and will change the world, but not in its current state where only plastic can be printed at home. That's why the 3D Welder is an exciting project, able to 3D print metal. A team of students from the Delft University of Technology... >>