Gadgets

Show all Gadgets: Reviews News

Latest

Star Trek: The Next Generation watch face arrives on Android Wear

Star Trek: The Next Generation watch face arrives on Android Wear

By 16 July 2014

Android Wear smartwatches were always going to be home to modified watch faces. But this Star Trek: The Next Generation face is beyond awesome. The touchscreen UI found on this face came from Star Trek back when touchscreens weren't even really a thing.... >>

World's first thorium reactor ready to be built for cheaper, safer nuclear energy

World's first thorium reactor ready to be built for cheaper, safer nuclear energy

By 16 July 2014

Plans for a thorium nuclear reactor have been finished meaning the world's first should be built by 2016. Unlike current nuclear power stations, that use uranium, the thorium plant won't use a material that can be weaponised. It would also mean there... >>

Google is developing smart contact lenses that detect health and autofocus eyes

Google is developing smart contact lenses that detect health and autofocus eyes

By 16 July 2014

Google is working with Swiss drug maker Novartis to create smart contact lenses. The eye worn devices will be able to detect a user's health or autofocus a person's vision. The first contact lens will be for diabetics. It will be able to measure glucose... >>

Facebook powered vending machine gives you the chocolate it thinks you deserve

Facebook powered vending machine gives you the chocolate it thinks you deserve

By 16 July 2014

Chocolate maker Cadbury has devised and tested a vending machine powered by Facebook that asses your likes and dislikes to give you the perfect flavour match for your personality. The pop-up Joy Generator was sited in Sydney for a day where it handed... >>

'Coolest' cooler with built-in blender, speaker, charger and more raises over $5m (Update)

'Coolest' cooler with built-in blender, speaker, charger and more raises over $5m (Update)

By 16 July 2014

UPDATE: The Coolest cooler has now utterly smashed it's Kickstarter goal and continued on to raise a stunning $5 million. This could be the ultimate cooler, hence the name "Coolest". And it appears Kickstarter fans agree as it's smashed its $50,000 goal... >>

Paper meet Pencil, FiftyThree's iPad smart stylus comes to UK at last

Paper meet Pencil, FiftyThree's iPad smart stylus comes to UK at last

By 16 July 2014

FiftyThree has released its smart Pencil stylus in the UK and the rest of Europe. It has been purposely designed to work with the company's Paper application for iPad and is the ideal accompaniment for doodlers and sketch artists. Unlike passive styluses... >>

Honda's latest ASIMO robot can now run 5.6 mph and even predict your behaviour

Honda's latest ASIMO robot can now run 5.6 mph and even predict your behaviour

By 16 July 2014

A world where we all own robot personal assistants, which act kind of like Rosie from the Jetsons, is slightly more realistic today, thanks to the latest version of ASIMO from Honda. Honda has introduced in Belgium a new-and-improved ASIMO. It's a humanoid... >>

Apple iWatch could come in three different variations, only one with sapphire glass

Apple iWatch could come in three different variations, only one with sapphire glass

By 15 July 2014

Apple may release three variations of its iWatch at its expected unveiling this September. According to Taiwan's Economic Daily, Apple will be releasing two 1.6-inch iWatches and a third 1.8-inch version. Only the large model will feature the super strong... >>

Star Trek fans rejoice, now you can shoot your TV with the Star Trek Phaser Universal Remote Control

Star Trek fans rejoice, now you can shoot your TV with the Star Trek Phaser Universal Remote Control

By 15 July 2014

The Wand Company has been carving a niche for itself in designing and releasing universal remote controls primarily for memorabilia collectors and sci-fi geeks and its latest, first unveiled during Comic-Con in San Diego, is bound to be very well received... >>

Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns

Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns

By 15 July 2014

Nerf has launched a new Nerf gun that comes complete with a built-in camera so you can record just how good a shot you are. The new Nerf NStrike ProCam is a standard looking blaster rifle from the company, but look closely and you'll soon notice that... >>