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Microsoft headset could change the way blind people get about cities, we test it ourselves

Microsoft headset could change the way blind people get about cities, we test it ourselves

By 10 November 2014

We've just been blindfolded, given a white stick and told to navigate our way through the crowded maze of stands and demo pods at Microsoft's Future Decoded event in London. As you can imagine, this prospect is a daunting one, but is something that millions... >>

Best 3D prints: The crazy and coolest things people have printed

Best 3D prints: The crazy and coolest things people have printed

By 10 November 2014

The world of 3D printing is well and truly here with printers in homes, online stores and even supermarkets offering 3D printing services. The result is all manner of weird and wonderful 3D printed objects. In the home people can download or design files... >>

Pi-Top is the world's first 3D printed laptop, build it yourself for £180

Pi-Top is the world's first 3D printed laptop, build it yourself for £180

By 10 November 2014

The world's first 3D printed laptop has smashed its funding target on Indiegogo. The Pi-Top aims to teach people how to build 3D printed circuits and real hardware by teaching users as they build the laptop itself, and beyond. The Pi-Top can be 3D printed... >>

Asus ZenWatch to launch in US on 9 November, coming to Play Store later

Asus ZenWatch to launch in US on 9 November, coming to Play Store later

By 7 November 2014

Asus has stepped into the wearables market, with the launch of the Asus ZenWatch. Anyone in the US will be able to purchase the Asus ZenWatch through Best Buy from 9 November, according to Asus. It'll cost $199. TechCrunch said it will also cost $199... >>

Motorola begins selling Moto 360 with metal bands and more

Motorola begins selling Moto 360 with metal bands and more

By 6 November 2014

Motorola has launched the Moto 360 with metal and interchangeable bands. The metal watch designs are available in light and dark grey-ish colours for $299 each. The company also promised to debut a version of the Moto 360 with slimmer metal bands around... >>

Would you let a 3D printer tattoo you? That’s now an option

Would you let a 3D printer tattoo you? That’s now an option

By 6 November 2014

If the thought of robots permanently marking your body is too much to imagine stop reading now. A 3D printer has been hacked to ink tattoos onto people and it was done using a printer you can buy. Appropriate Audiences is a French company which hacked... >>

Zepp Golf tracker will give you a better swing in five minutes... it did ours (hands-on)

Zepp Golf tracker will give you a better swing in five minutes... it did ours (hands-on)

By 6 November 2014

Motion tracking for sports and specifically golf is not exactly new, but the best device we've used in recent times was the GolfSense, which strapped to the back of a golf glove and sent data via Bluetooth to an iPhone, iPad or Android device. We loved... >>

Just when you thought DVD was dead, 1,000 terabytes is burned on a disc

Just when you thought DVD was dead, 1,000 terabytes is burned on a disc

By 6 November 2014

DVD may not be as dead as we thought. Scientists have managed to cram more data than ever onto a single disc. Previously only able to hold 4.7GB discs could now hold a massive 1,000 terabytes of data thanks to a breakthrough by Australian scientists.... >>

OnBeep Onyx is a communication wearable trying to bring back push-to-talk

OnBeep Onyx is a communication wearable trying to bring back push-to-talk

By 5 November 2014

Ever want to strap a small, disc-shaped Walkie Talkie to your chest? Well, now you can. Sort of. San Francisco-based OnBeep has launched pre-orders in the US for a wearable communication device called Onyx. It's a round-looking gadget that weighs just... >>

Oculus Rift release date is ‘very close’ says CEO

Oculus Rift release date is ‘very close’ says CEO

By 5 November 2014

Oculus Rift is currently only available as a developer kit to those wishing to program using the virtual reality headset. But it looks like that's finally going to change. The Oculus CEO, Brendan Iribe, told Bloomberg in an interview that the company... >>