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Pepper, the emotion reading robot that feels, sells out in 60-seconds

Pepper, the emotion reading robot that feels, sells out in 60-seconds

By 22 June 2015

Pepper is a Japanese humanoid robot which is able to sense emotion and exhibit its own feelings. After going on sale in Japan, the robot made by Softbank was sold out in just a minute. Granted there were only 1,000 to be bought but they are not cheap.... >>

Say goodbye to last train worries: London Night Tube detailed by TfL

Say goodbye to last train worries: London Night Tube detailed by TfL

By 22 June 2015

Transport for London has just officially detailed its plans for the new 24-hour tube service. The TfL will be a night service on underground trains from Saturday 12 September. This will run all night on Fridays and Saturdays. Trains will not run as frequently... >>

Amazon paying authors based on page reads: Is it a good or bad thing?

Amazon paying authors based on page reads: Is it a good or bad thing?

By 22 June 2015

Amazon has announced that it will begin paying its authors based on the number of pages read, rather than books sold. From 1 July Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners' Lending Library authors will no longer be paid for each title downloaded, but rather... >>

This amazing battery uses light, even indoors, for direct power

This amazing battery uses light, even indoors, for direct power

By 22 June 2015

A fascinating new battery discovery has been made by a team of Indian researchers. Rather than using light to power a lithium-ion battery, this battery uses light directly for energy. The light-powered battery is so sensitive it can even run using the... >>

Toshiba crams a stunning 4K screen into its new convertible notebook

Toshiba crams a stunning 4K screen into its new convertible notebook

By 18 June 2015

It wasn't too long ago that 4K laptops were new, and already they've adapted the tech enough to fit it into a convertible notebook. The new Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 4K Ultra HD Edition is Toshiba's first convertible notebook with such a high-resolution... >>

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

By 18 June 2015

While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution. Big technology companies, and now car companies... >>

The flexible battery is here, soon your watch strap will be a power supply

The flexible battery is here, soon your watch strap will be a power supply

By 18 June 2015

Flexible batteries are coming, wearables demand it. But will the first to arrive be built from the ancient Japanese art of Kirigami? Much like Origami the art of Kirigami involves cutting and folding of paper. When applied to batteries this results in... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) vs Amazon Kindle Voyage: What's the difference?

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) vs Amazon Kindle Voyage: What's the difference?

By 17 June 2015

Amazon has announced an updated version of its Kindle Paperwhite ereader for 2015. The last Paperwhite released by the company was back in 2013 so improvements have been made, while keeping the price down. Since the Paperwhite of 2013 we've seen the release... >>

New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 revealed with double resolution display

New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 revealed with double resolution display

By 17 June 2015

Amazon has just announced a new Kindle Paperwhite. The successor to the previous Paperwhite has been upgraded while keeping a low price. The new Kindle Paperwhite has double the resolution that the last offered. That's an impressive 300ppi, putting it... >>

Apple Watch available to pick up in store from today

Apple Watch available to pick up in store from today

By 17 June 2015

The Apple Watch is becoming more available than ever, from today. Anyone can now order an Apple Watch online and pick it up in an Apple Store. Technically you could order in an Apple Store and pick it up right there. Until now the Apple Watch has been... >>