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Game of phones: How to make this Iron Throne for your mobile

Game of phones: How to make this Iron Throne for your mobile

By 18 July 2014

Well this is going to win the entire internet today, a Game of Thrones iron throne that works as a stand for your phone. Despite it's amazing level of detail this is relatively easy to make. Got a few hours to spare this weekend? The nimble fingered and... >>

ASIMO up close: The friendly robot visits Europe, we say hello

ASIMO up close: The friendly robot visits Europe, we say hello

By 17 July 2014

There's a hush of anticipation as we wait for the all-new ASIMO to walk onto a makeshift stage inside a warehouse in an industrial estate just outside Brussels. It's understandable. It is the first time ASIMO (Advanced Step In Innovative Mobility) has... >>

Amazon says the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer will fly off shelves this Christmas, here's why

Amazon says the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer will fly off shelves this Christmas, here's why

By 17 July 2014

Although the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer has been available for a couple of months, Amazon is predicting it will be a huge success for Christmas. During the retailer's annual Christmas in July event in London, a company spokesman told Pocket-lint... >>

Keep your kids fit and healthy while they play, LeapFrog LeapBand is their own activty tracker

Keep your kids fit and healthy while they play, LeapFrog LeapBand is their own activty tracker

By 17 July 2014

LeapFrog has entered the wearables market with a cross between a sports fitness band and a smartwatch that encourages kids to keep healthy by playing games. The LeapBand activity tracker is a watch-like device that kids between four and seven can wear.... >>

The Airbus E-Fan is the Tesla of the skies, almost

The Airbus E-Fan is the Tesla of the skies, almost

By 17 July 2014

There's something slightly eerie about watching the Airbus E-Fan slip along the runway near silence. This is an electrically-powered aircraft, so there's no roaring engine as this prototype takes to the air, just the hissing of the electric fans. It reminds... >>

MIT scientists find a way to power your mobile using water dew

MIT scientists find a way to power your mobile using water dew

By 17 July 2014

Scientists at MIT University have found a way to harness the power of water dew to charge your mobile phone. The research team discovered that when water condenses on specially treated copper plates it jumps back and forth between them. Doing this jumping... >>

Striker II: The helmet-mounted display system coming to a warplane near you

Striker II: The helmet-mounted display system coming to a warplane near you

By 16 July 2014

BAE Systems today unveiled the Striker II helmet-mounted display (HMD) system at the Farnborough International Airshow, looking to streamline the flow of information to the pilots of combat aircraft. The biggest change that Striker II brings over the... >>

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... >>