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View-Master hands-on: The VR reimagining of a 50s classic

View-Master hands-on: The VR reimagining of a 50s classic

By 18 February 2015

As you have no doubt heard, Mattel wants to re-launch its classic View-Master toy with a fresh injection of virtual reality, Google Cardboard style. This leverages the iconic red viewer from the late 50s that used disc-mounted photos, one for each eye,... >>

Choose your Apple Watch: All the straps and styles

Choose your Apple Watch: All the straps and styles

By 18 February 2015

With three different models and a number of different straps, there will be a lots of deciding to do when Apple launches the Apple Watch in April. While the functionality of the watch will be the same across the board, how it will look will vary drastically.... >>

Top five juicers: Make tasty work of being healthy

Top five juicers: Make tasty work of being healthy

By 18 February 2015

The point of a juicer isn't just to cram you full of healthy vitamins and minerals to make you feel and look better. It's to make you feel like the king of nature able to reduce mighty fruit to mere mush in minutes. We say mere mush – we mean nectar... >>

Neptune has reimagined the smartphone-wearable future, and it looks awesome

Neptune has reimagined the smartphone-wearable future, and it looks awesome

By 17 February 2015

A startup called Neptune has introduced Neptune Duo, a new device that's actually two devices. If you look at the wearable landscape today, most smartwatches serve as an accessory to a smartphone. It's an add-on device. Neptune has imagined a new setup... >>

As unlikely as it may seem, Apple has its own version of Google Cardboard

As unlikely as it may seem, Apple has its own version of Google Cardboard

By 17 February 2015

It's official: virtual reality headsets are "in". Although every tech company was jumping on the smartwatch bandwagon last year, it appears the new hot item on trend is virtual reality headsets. Oculus VR was among the first in recent years to make such... >>

Internet connected Barbie will talk to your kids and learn from their responses

Internet connected Barbie will talk to your kids and learn from their responses

By 17 February 2015

Barbie has always moved with the times, adapting to fashion and themes throughout her 56-year-old lifespan and now she is to become interactive and internet connected as Mattel plans to introduce Hello Barbie, a doll that can talk to children and respond... >>

Pebble is now compatible with Android Wear notifications

Pebble is now compatible with Android Wear notifications

By 17 February 2015

We've not heard much from Pebble recently, but the plucky wearable has just rolled out a new software update for Android users bringing compatibility with Android Wear notifications. With Google pushing its own smartwatch agenda through Android Wear -... >>

Apple Watch had health features cut, this isn’t the watch Apple wanted

Apple Watch had health features cut, this isn’t the watch Apple wanted

By 17 February 2015

The Apple Watch will arrive to the excitement of many except, it seems, Apple. According to The Wall Street Journal Apple planned to make a watch with far more health sensors but failed to create it in time. According to the WSJ report Apple wanted to... >>

Google Glass might be dead but Sony is pressing forward with SmartEyeglass release

Google Glass might be dead but Sony is pressing forward with SmartEyeglass release

By 17 February 2015

While Google is seemingly cooling on the idea of releasing Google Glass as a full consumer product, Sony is pressing ahead with plans to get its augmented reality spectacles into the hands of developers and ultimately the public. Sony SmartEyeglass is... >>

Blacksmith Genesis is the photocopier of the 3D printing world, out now

Blacksmith Genesis is the photocopier of the 3D printing world, out now

By 16 February 2015

Imagine taking an inanimate object, dropping it into a machine and having a copy spat out at you. It's that kind of simple copying that the Blacksmith Genesis 3D printer and scanner offers thanks to its rotary plate. Until now we have been able to access... >>